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Vols unable to replicate comeback success, fall to Missouri, 29-21

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Down by 16 with 6:22 remaining in the game, Tennessee's resiliency showed once again.

Much like three weeks ago when they came back against South Carolina, the Volunteers followed up a Missouri touchdown drive with a score of their own.

The 14-play, 79-yard drive, which was capped off with a four-yard passing touchdown and a two-point conversion run — both by Joshua Dobbs — drew UT within eight with 1:52 to go.

A comeback to force overtime, however, was not in the script.

After two controversial onside kicks went against the Vols, Missouri ran out the clock and handed ...

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Notebook: Dropped passes hinder Vols bid for sixth win

Updated 1 hour, 8 minutes ago

With a bowl berth on the line, Tennessee's normally reliable receiving corps did not quite live up to its reputation in the Vols' 29-21 loss to Missouri Saturday night.

Quarterback Joshua Dobbs struggled throughout most of the game, but the signal caller didn't get much help from his wide outs, as they let several passes slip through their fingers.

"We dropped too many passes tonight," said head coach Butch Jones. "They're a good football team. They're a veteran group, they've played a lot of football, so we knew that it would be a tight game ...

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News

FUEL carries 2012 SGA elections

Fri Mar 30, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Despite widespread student support for REVOLT’s policy initiative, voters this year soundly elected FUEL’s representatives.
   
Adam Roddy, junior in political science, won the presidential election with just over 8 percent of student body support.
The FUEL campaign carried ...

Student Life

Class Skypes with Titans player

Fri Mar 30, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Most University of Georgia football players aren’t well received by Volunteers fans.
    
But most football players aren’t like Tennessee Titans linebacker Will Witherspoon.
    
Witherspoon, who played for the Bulldogs from 1998-2001, spent over 30 minutes on Tuesday doing ...

Entertainment

Hike of the Week

Fri Mar 30, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Andrews Bald.
    
Ain’t no mountain high enough — except for Clingman’s Dome.
    
Our mild, lackluster winter never truly produced any outstanding snows. Because of that, several seasonal roads in the Smokies opened early to embrace spring and entertain visitors ...

Sports

Summitt, Lady Vols give fans dramatic season to remember

Fri Mar 30, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Expectations have always been high for the Tennessee women’s basketball team. They will remain high even if the winningest NCAA basketball coach in history does not return next season. Regardless, this year was one that Volunteer nation will remember ...

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Guest Column

Characters evolve in ‘Mad Men’

Fri Mar 30, 2012 03:00 a.m.

In creative writing class, a mark of a good short story is whether anyone changes over the course of the tale. If nobody changes, then what of consequence really happened?
    
More and more, this feels like the gap between the ...