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Knoxville, TN – No. 14/12 Tennessee scored 38-straight points, Joshua Dobbs was responsible for five touchdowns and the Vols roared back in the second half to take a 38-28 victory over No. 19/16 Florida.
Tennessee (4-0, 1-0 SEC) trailed 21-0 in the second quarter and 21-3 at the half. After Florida (3-1, 1-1 SEC) had outgained UT 300-162 in the first half, the Vols dominated the second half with 336 yards to the Gators’ 102. Derek Barnett sparked the defense in the second half with a pair of sacks on key third downs.
With the win, Tennessee snapped an 11-game losing streak against Florida (3-1, 1-1 SEC). The Vols also earned their first win in its SEC opener since 2004 when they also defeated the Gators 30-28 to begin the conference schedule.
Tennessee Volunteers vs. Florida Gators
Saturday, September 24th, 2016 | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – No. 14/12 Tennessee renews one of its biggest rivalries when the Vols take on No. 19/16 Florida on Saturday at 2:30pm CT on CBS. ESPN College GameDay will kick off the festivities on Saturday at 8:00am CT.
Saturday will mark the second time this season that ESPN College GameDay will be on-site for a Tennessee contest. The College GameDay crew of Rece Davis, Samantha Ponder, Lee Corso, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and David Pollack was in Bristol, Tennessee, two weeks ago for the Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol featuring the Vols and Virginia Tech.
Knoxville, TN – This morning Colonial Pipeline announced that the bypass segment is complete and they are currently conducting structural integrity tests. They anticipate a restart of Line 1 tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21st, 2016. The full statement is available here.
Once the line is restarted, it may take a few days for supply to return to normal in the southeast states hit hardest by the partial closure of the pipeline including Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
Tennessee Athletics Department
Tennessee Vols wins their ninth straight game and moves to 3-0 with a 28-19 win over Ohio
Dobbs finished 19-of-27 for 203 yards, two touchdowns and one interception and rushed 14 times for 59 yards and a score.
Malone matched his career high with five catches for 69 yards and two touchdowns.
The Vols (3-0) racked up 201 rushing yards. Alvin Kamara had 67 yards on 11 carries and Hurd finished with 61 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries.
Colonial Pipeline Partial Closure may cause Temporary Price Increase and Supply Shortage in Tennessee
Knoxville, TN – The Colonial pipeline, supplying much of the East Coast running from Texas to New Jersey See Map Here, has been partially closed since September 9th when a leak was discovered in Alabama.
The company originally anticipated having the pipeline reopened by this weekend, but bad weather has delayed the fix. This partial closure has caused tighter supply for some southeast and Mid-Atlantic states.
Tennessee Vols vs. Ohio Bobcats
Saturday, September 17th, 2016 | 11:00am CT
Knoxville, TN – No. 15/15 Tennessee returns to Neyland Stadium to play Ohio on Saturday at 11:00am CT. The game will feature a live television broadcast on SEC Network.
Saturday’s broadcast on SEC Network will feature Tom Hart (PxP) and Andre Ware (color analyst) calling the game from the booth and Cole Cubelic reporting from the sidelines. Fans can also listen live on their local Vol Network affiliate with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs and Eddie Moore in the booth with John Brice on the sidelines.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Higher Education Commission has announced it is working to assist students of ITT Technical Institute with information and resources following the school’s announcement that it is closing.
Students with questions regarding the closure can contact THEC at 615.741.5293. Additionally, THEC has posted information on its website for students at www.tn.gov/thec, along with an online form that students can complete to receive email updates.
Knoxville, TN – Jalen Hurd recovered a fumble in the end zone during the first overtime period to complete a 10-point comeback over Appalachian State and allow the Vols to escape Neyland Stadium with a season opening win on Thursday night.
No. 9/10 Tennessee trailed 13-6 entering the fourth quarter, but Josh Dobbs hit Josh Malone on a 67-yard pass down the left sideline. Malone had 81 yards on the 6 play, 92-yard drive which tied the game at 13 with 10:30 remaining in the game.
Knoxville, TN – Advances in automatic emergency braking technology provides motorists with a false sense of security.
New test results from AAA reveal that automatic emergency braking systems – the safety technology that will soon be standard equipment on 99 percent of vehicles, are not created equal. Automatic emergency braking systems are designed to help drivers avoid rear-end and vehicles versus pedestrian collisions. AAA urges motorists to educate themselves on the limitations of these systems.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – A 16-man recruiting class will join Austin Peay State University’s baseball team for the 2017 season, the team announced in conjunction with the opening day of classes, Monday.
The Governors incoming class will be its largest in program history – topping the 14 added to the roster for the 2014 season.
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