KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Derek Dooley's last meeting with UAB still haunts him.
It was Sept. 23, 2000, and Dooley was the recruiting coordinator and tight ends coach at LSU. The Nick Saban-led Tigers committed six turnovers, and UAB kicked a field goal as time expired to beat the Nick Saban-led Tigers 13-10 on homecoming.
Now the coach at Tennessee, Dooley knows the Volunteers could face the same fate if they don't improve and keep mistakes to a minimum.
The Vols (1-2) enter Saturday's game against the Blazers with back-to-back losses to Top 10 opponents by a combined 49 points. UAB (1-2) just served up its largest comeback in program history, a 34-33 win over Troy after erasing a 23-point deficit.
UAB coach Neil Callaway knows the win was just what his team needed for momentum.
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