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Worley, Vols trounce Utah State, 38-7

Updated 19 hours, 57 minutes ago
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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Vols win, advance in NIT

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

In his first career start, Tennessee freshman center Yemi Makanjuola scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help lead the No. 1 seed Volunteers to a 65-51 victory over the eighth-seeded Savannah State Tigers in the first round of ...

Student Life

New UC to add more options

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The process of replacing the 57-year-old University Center has led to many unanswered questions from students for the coming years.
Will the dining locations be closed down during the construction? And if so, where will students go to get food ...


Warlords, webcomics occupy mind

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Okay, this week’s edition of my rants is going to be a couple of shorts rather than a unified front. Apologies for bad segues and references to equine children’s shows.   

Liberate Kony Island, or why we aren’t ...


Diamond Vols fall to TTU

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Golden Eagles starting pitcher Seth Lucio pitched 8.1 scoreless innings and struck out 11 batters as Tennessee Tech dominated Tennessee Tuesday night, 5-1. The Diamond Vols have lost 6-of-9 — including three straight — since their 7-0 start.
“The frustration is ...

Guest Column

Analytical mind no longer valued

Wed Mar 14, 2012 03:00 a.m.

I wish I had time to think.
 Rather ironic, no? That’s theoretically why we come to college. But college is not designed to develop your critical thinking skills anymore. According to the current model of American higher education, you ...