Vols are 7 1/2 point underdog to LSU

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee is a 7½ point underdog to LSU in their SEC title game Saturday.

Meanwhile, quarterback Erik Ainge says championship games require championship effort, and promises this will happen Saturday in Atlanta.

He said he would characterize the Volunteers' offense this season as a complete team effort.

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