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Sweet emotion for Fulmer, Volunteers

A number of highly ranked teams had close calls, but none had a more emotional win than Tennessee's over Alabama, writes Ivan Maisel.

Updated: October 22, 2006, 1:26 AM ET
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Of all the highly ranked teams that avoided upsets Saturday, none had a more emotional victory than No. 7 Tennessee's 16-13 win over Alabama.

No. 5 Texas came back in the snow at Nebraska. No. 10 Notre Dame escaped against UCLA. No. 11 California took a Hail Mary punch from Washington and came back to win in overtime.

But they don't write books about the rivalry between Longhorns and the Huskers. The Irish and the Bruins are still better known for basketball games. ...

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