Vols lose second straight game to a Top 10 team on Saturday
Knoxville, TN – No. 9/11 Tennessee fell to No. 1/1 Alabama 49-10 on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
Alabama jumped out to a 14-0 lead, but Tennessee (5-2, 2-2 SEC) pulled within seven in the second quarter after forcing a turnover in Crimson Tide territory. Derek Barnett got around the edge and forced a fumble by quarterback Jalen Hurts. Quay Picou recovered the ball to set the Vols up at Alabama’s 11-yard line.
Two plays later, Alvin Kamara rushed seven yards up the middle on a read-option play to bring the score to 14-7.
#9 Tennessee vs. #1 Alabama
Saturday, October 15th | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – After two consecutive weeks on the road, No. 9/11 Tennessee returns home to play host to cross division rival and top-ranked Alabama at Neyland Stadium on Saturday at 2:30pm CT.
Saturday’s game will be broadcast on CBS as Tennessee (5-1, 2-1 SEC) will appear on the SEC on CBS Game of the Week for the fourth consecutive week. The Vols are the first team in history to be featured in four straight weeks by the network. Verne Lundquist, Gary Danielson and Allie LaForce will be on the call.
Fans can also tune in to their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs, Eddie Moore and John Brice describing the action. A national Sirius XM broadcast is available on channel 84.
UT Athletics Department
College Station, TX – Tennessee scored three touchdowns in the final eight minutes of the fourth quarter and rallied to force overtime at Texas A&M Saturday, but seven UT turnovers and too many empty possessions led to the Vols’ first loss of the season as the Aggies prevailed, 45-38, in double overtime at Kyle Field.
Tennessee trailed by as many as 21 points in Saturday’s battle of top-10 teams. The loss snapped an 11-game win streak for the injury-plagued Volunteers, who were without three preseason All-SEC honorees.
The Volunteers (5-1, 2-1 SEC) return to action next Saturday when they host top-ranked Alabama at Neyland Stadium (2:30pm CT, CBS). Texas A&M, which entered the game ranked No. 8 nationally, improved to 6-0 (4-0 SEC).
#11/11 Tennessee at #25/20 Georgia
Saturday, October 1st, 2016 | 2:30pm CT
Knoxville, TN – No. 11/11 Tennessee heads to Athens, GA, to face No. 25/20 Georgia on Saturday at Sanford Stadium for a 2:30pm CT game on CBS.
SEC Nation will be on site in Athens at Myers Quad on Saturday. The show runs from 9:00am CT to 11:00am CT on SEC Network. Maria Taylor (bio) hosts the traveling pregame show, navigating the Saturday morning conversations with analysts Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears and Paul Finebaum. Laura Rutledge provides live reports of the sights and sounds of southern tailgating.
Fans who arrive early will receive a free SEC Nation t-shirt and chance to win tickets to the SEC Championship, a Regions bike, Belk prize pack, and more.
Tennessee Athletics Department
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.
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.
APSU Sports Information
Nashville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team fell on the wrong end of a 3-1 decision at Lipscomb, Sunday.
The Governors (3-2-0) have now lost back-to-back contents after opening the year undefeated, while the Bisons (4-1-1) add another quality win under their belt after previously knocking off Vanderbilt and Mississippi, among others.
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.
APSU Sports Information
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University women’s soccer team will carry a 3-0-0 record into its second weekend road trip, traveling to Western Kentucky, 6:00pm, Friday, and Lipscomb, 5:00pm, Sunday.
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