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Knoxville, TN – The Tennessee Volunteers concluded the 2017 football season Saturday with a 42-24 loss to Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium in front of 83,117.
After a close start, Vanderbilt (5-7, 1-7 SEC) took a 21-14 lead shortly before halftime with a touchdown. While Tennessee (4-8, 0-8) came within four points on a 49-yard field goal by Aaron Medley, the Commodores pulled away and eventually out-gained Tennessee 529 to 238 yards.
Vanderbilt quarterback Kyle Shurmur completed 20-of-31 passes for 283 yards and four touchdowns, and running back Ralph Webb rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns.
Tennessee vs. Vanderbilt
Saturday, November 25th, 2017 | 3:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN – Tennessee will close out its 2017 regular season schedule against SEC in-state rival Vanderbilt on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. The game will feature a 3:00pm CT kickoff on SEC Network.
Dave Neal (play-by-play) and Matt Stinchcomb (analyst) will be in the booth and Dawn Davenport will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest, Brent Hubbs and Maddy Glab. Sirius Channel 157 and XM Channel 192 will also carry a live audio broadcast.
Columbia, MO – The Tennessee Volunteers dropped their final road SEC game of the season, 50-17, on Saturday night to Missouri as true freshman quarterback Will McBride made his first career start for the Big Orange.
Tennessee (4-6, 0-6 SEC) now holds a 2-4 all-time record against Missouri (5-5, 2-4 SEC), including a 1-2 record in Columbia.
Joshua Dobbs accounted for 370 yards and five touchdowns in Tennessee’s shootout victory over Kentucky.
Knoxville, 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.
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).
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.
Clarksville’s Jalen Reeves-Maybin helps lead UT to Victory
Knoxville, TN – The University of Tennessee football team won its 20th home opener in a row in front of a sell-out crowd of 102,455, defeating the Utah State Aggies, 38-7, on Sunday night at Neyland Stadium.
In the 2014 opener, the Vols played a record 20 true freshmen and 10 newcomers, which surpassed the 2011-12 record number of 12 true freshmen seeing action.
Senior Justin Worley had a complete night under center, going 27-for-38 for 273 yards, marking career highs for completions and attempts. His 13 straight completions were good the fourth best in school history. Worley’s three touchdown passes also tied his career high.
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