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Worley, Vols trounce Utah State, 38-7

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8.31.14 Sports Worley
Samantha Smoak • The Daily Beacon

Senior quarterback Justin Worley surveys the defense while scrambling in the Vols' 38-7 victory over Utah State on Aug. 31.

Heading into the Tennessee Volunteers contest against Utah State, it was Chuckie Keeton, the Heisman contending quarterback, who was expected to be the difference maker.

On Sunday, however, it was the quarterback donning orange and white that graced Shield-Watkins Field with a game-changing performance.

In his first start under center since undergoing thumb surgery on Oct. 29, Justin Worley completed 27 of his 38 passes – a career-high – for 273 yards as he led the Vols to a 38-7 victory over the Aggies.

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Notebook: Johnson has career night to lead Vols defense

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8.31.14 Sports AJ
Hannah Cather • The Daily Beacon

Linebacker AJ Johnson runs after he intercepted the ball from Utah State. 

Senior linebacker A.J. Johnson had a career night that he will never forget Sunday in the Tennessee's 38-7 season opening win over Utah State.

The leading tackler from last season put forth a stat line that would have many talking about forming a Heisman trophy campaign for him instead of Chuckie Keeton.

The 6-foot-2, 245-pound middle linebacker had nine tackles, a pass breakup, a forced fumble, and the first interception of his collegiate career.

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All-Sing celebrates 80th year

Tue Feb 28, 2012 03:00 a.m.

All Campus Events (ACE) began Spring Semester with its 80th annual All-Sing competition Saturday night at the Knoxville Convention Center.

This year’s theme “ACE ACE BABY: All-Sing Through the Decades” was chosen in recognition of the event’s 80th ...


RPG disappoints, feels empty

Tue Feb 28, 2012 03:00 a.m.

“Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” is exactly the kind of name you should avoid when putting an RPG together. There is nothing even remotely inviting about it. Nobody has any preconceived notions about what “Amalur” is, being a world made up ...


Students should watch Diamond Vols on rise

Tue Feb 28, 2012 03:00 a.m.

After a 7-0 start, it’s time for Tennessee baseball fans to make travel plans for the College World Series, right?

Not quite, at least not this year, but first-year coach Dave Serrano has the Vols headed in the right ...

Letter to the Editor

CPC exhibits abused, privilege lost

Tue Feb 28, 2012 03:00 a.m.

In response to  Emily DeLanzo’s article “Hate poisons student art,” I am unreservedly disappointed. I am disappointed that the “Velcro Poetry” has been removed and will probably never return, that it has been so sickeningly misused and that the ...