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Vanderbilt recognizes 101st Airborne Division Soldiers in Veterans Day Salute to Service

 

Written by Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot
40th Public Affairs Detachment

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionNashville, TN – Vanderbilt University opened their stadium, November 11th, 2017 to give active duty soldiers and their families the opportunity to experience college football as part of the school’s Veterans Day Salute to Service.

Among them were nearly 50 soldiers from 101st Airborne Division Artillery who were invited to carry out and unfurl a replica of the U.S. Flag during the pre-game ceremony honoring the nation. The large replica flag was the shape of the continental United States of America.

The Commodore Marching Band fanned out across the field after the National Anthem, and the soldiers lined up at the end of the stadium to form a tunnel and cheer the Vanderbilt football players as they ran onto the field.

Lt. Col. Hugh Sollom, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jonathan Simmons, commander and command sergeant major, respectively, of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, take in the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt University football game, at VU, Nov. 11. Vanderbilt opened their stadium for active duty soldiers and their family members in recognition of Veterans Day. (Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Lt. Col. Hugh Sollom, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jonathan Simmons, commander and command sergeant major, respectively, of the 2nd Battalion, 32nd Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Artillery, take in the University of Kentucky vs. Vanderbilt University football game, at VU, Nov. 11. Vanderbilt opened their stadium for active duty soldiers and their family members in recognition of Veterans Day. (Staff Sgt. Todd Pouliot, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Tennessee Vols fall to Kentucky Wildcats 29-26

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsLexington, KY – Tennessee came out strong against Kentucky as the Volunteers forced four fumbles in the game and rushed for a season-high 155 yards in the first half on Saturday, but the Wildcats held on for a 29-26 final at Kroger Field.

Tennessee (3-5, 0-5 SEC) now holds a 79-25-9 all-time record against Kentucky (6-2, 3-2 SEC), including a 37-15-3 record in Lexington.

Redshirt freshman quarterback Jarrett Guarantano completed 18 of 23 passes for a career-high 242 yards in a contest that turned into a battle between two young running back corps. Tennessee’s duo of freshman Ty Chandler and sophomore Carlin Fils-aime combined for 193 yards and two touchdowns while Kentucky sophomore Benny Snell ran for 180 yards and three touchdowns.

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Jarrett Guarantano (2) passes the ball against the Kentucky Wildcats in the first quarter at Commonwealth Stadium. (Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Jarrett Guarantano (2) passes the ball against the Kentucky Wildcats in the first quarter at Commonwealth Stadium. (Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Football pushes past Kentucky Wildcats 49-36

 

Joshua Dobbs accounted for 370 yards and five touchdowns in Tennessee’s shootout victory over Kentucky.

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN Tennessee ran for a season-high 376 yards and had a trio of players rush for 94 or more yards in a 49-36 victory over Kentucky on Saturday afternoon in front of a crowd of 101,075 at Neyland Stadium.

Senior quarterback Joshua Dobbs put forth another stellar performance against the Wildcats (5-5, 4-4 SEC), accounting for 370 yards and five total touchdowns (three passing, two rushing) on the afternoon. Dobbs has now totaled 1,242 yards and 16 total touchdowns in his career against Kentucky. He finished with a season-high 147 yards rushing to go along with 223 yards through the air.

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) runs the ball against the Kentucky Wildcatsduring the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) runs the ball against the Kentucky Wildcatsduring the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols take on Kentucky Wildcats at Neyland Stadium, Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. Kentucky

Saturday, November 12th, 2016 | 11:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee returns to Southeastern Conference play to face its most familiar opponent on Saturday when Kentucky visits Neyland Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 11:00pm CT on SEC Network.

Tom Hart (play-by-play), Andre Ware (analyst) and Cole Cubelic (sideline) are the broadcast team for the SEC Network. Fans can also tune in to their local Vol Network affiliate to hear Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs and John Brice describing the action.

Tennessee Volunteers running back John Kelly (4) runs for a touchdown against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles during the first quarter at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back John Kelly (4) runs for a touchdown against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles during the first quarter at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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