SEC-leading Vols ascend to fourth in coaches' poll
Losses last week by four of the top 10 teams in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll were of significant benefit to Tennessee and Stanford, two movers in the Top 25 who landed at Nos. 4 and 7, respectively, in the rankings released Monday.
The rankings are a season best for the Vols (21-2), who have the Southeastern Conference's best record at 8-1, and the Cardinal (20-3), who are tied with UCLA (9-2) for the Pac-10 lead following the Bruins' stunning loss at Washington on Sunday.
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