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Tennessee Vols Football hosts #5 Texas A&M, Saturday

 

Tennessee (3-6) vs. Texas A&M (7-1)

Saturday, December 19th, 2020 | 11:00am CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Vols Football wraps up its regular-season slate with a matchup against #5 Texas A&M noon Saturday, December 19th, 2020 at Neyland Stadium.

The Vols are coming off a 42-17 victory over in-state rival Vanderbilt and will be looking to notch an upset to end the regular season with two straight wins.  

Saturday will also be Senior Day as UT will recognize its seniors prior to kickoff. Gates open to the public two hours prior to kickoff at 10 a.m.

Please note that parking passes issued for this season did not include opponents on them, therefore, those with parking passes should use the pass labeled “Game 5” for Saturday’s contest.

Tennessee Football plays Texas A&M at Neyland Stadium in final regular season game, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Football plays Texas A&M at Neyland Stadium in final regular season game, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Football rolls over Vanderbilt 42-17

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsNashville, TN – The Tennessee Vols Football team was dominant in all phases of the game in a convincing 42-17 win over in-state rival Vanderbilt on Saturday in Nashville. 
 
UT (3-6) was led by true freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey, who completed 14-of-18 passes for 207 yards and a pair of touchdowns, all career highs. 
 
The freshman connected with redshirt senior wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. on a 74-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter to cap the scoring. Jones finished the contest as UT’s top receiver with 125 yards and a pair of touchdowns on seven receptions, all career highs.

Tennessee Football senior receiver Velus Jones Jr. had 125 yards on 7 receptions and 2 touchdowns Saturday against Vanderbilt. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Football senior receiver Velus Jones Jr. had 125 yards on 7 receptions and 2 touchdowns Saturday against Vanderbilt. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Football loses to No. 6 Florida at Neyland Stadium, 31-19

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Despite giving up just 21 rushing yards and making multiple timely stops, Florida’s (8-1) passing attack was too much for Tennessee (2-6) to overcome in a 31-19 defeat on Saturday inside Neyland Stadium.

Tennessee true-freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey completed 14 of his 21 pass attempts for 111 yards and his first career touchdown toss in his first career start for UT.

Bailey became the fourth ever Tennessee true-freshman signal caller to make his first career start against a top-10 opponent, joining Erik Ainge, Josh Dobbs and Brian Mauer.

Tennessee Vols Football freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey threw his first touchdown pass of his career in loss to Florida, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Vols Football freshman quarterback Harrison Bailey threw his first touchdown pass of his career in loss to Florida, Saturday. (UT Athletics)

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Tennessee Vols Football defeats South Carolina 31-27 on the Road

 

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsColumbia, S.C. – The 16th-ranked Tennessee football team found the end zone in all four quarters during a hard-fought road win over South Carolina Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium. The Volunteers have now triumphed in seven straight games, dating to last season.

A special teams mistake by South Carolina (0-1) in the game’s closing moments secured the victory for UT (1-0), as true freshman Jimmy Holiday secured a muffed punt deep in Gamecocks territory.

Tennessee Vols Football wins seventh game in a row. (Tennessee Athletics)

Tennessee Vols Football wins seventh game in a row. (Tennessee Athletics)

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