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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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Students call for fair-wage sourced products

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Does a person have the right to sustain himself?
In an increasingly global marketplace, clothing manufacturers contract the lowest labor costs available to remain competitive, regardless of the repercussions. Direct vendors like the UT bookstore commonly deal with intermediaries that ...

Student Life

Fraternity kicks off events

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Though the event is titled “Deja Blu” to signify the fraternity’s colors and the “dream like” theme of their events, students will feel anything but sleepy as The Kappa Chi Chapter of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity host their ...


Flash fiction: A Separation

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

 He stood down there all smug and content with himself. He thinks nobody else can see who he used to be? That left sleeve of his is pinned under his coat exactly like mine is pinned on my right. Carl ...


Vols’ watch list heading into spring practice

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

1. New coaches, fresh start

The Vols return 20 of 22 starters on offense and defense, but had to replace seven assistant coaches. Only head coach Derek Dooley, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Jim Chaney, and now receivers coach Darin ...

Guest Column

Homelessness poses serious problem

Mon Mar 26, 2012 03:00 a.m.

It’s how many white keys are on a piano. It’s how many total weeks are in a year. It’s how much a basic pair of Chaco flip-flops cost — without tax. And supposedly, it’s the number ...