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

Updated 11 hours, 54 minutes ago

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 11 hours, 42 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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Blood drive draws from Vols, Wildcat rivalry

Tue Nov 13, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Bloodshed — not a term typically associated with the Tennessee vs. Kentucky football rivalry that until 2011 was totally dominated by the Vols.

But through Friday on the UT campus, it's what the rivalry is all about as the 25th ...


Dooley focused on football, not rumors

Tue Nov 13, 2012 03:00 a.m.

While rumors continue to circle the Internet, nothing has been confirmed regarding Tennessee football’s head coaching position.

For head coach Derek Dooley, the difficulty lies in the unknown. Dooley said he asked Athletic Director Dave Hart about several issues ...

Arts & Culture

Ne-Yo creates instant hit

Tue Nov 13, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The time is here and fans of sultry R&B crooner Ne-Yo have waited long enough.

After a long time of being "so sick of love songs," the superstar has finally had a change of heart with the release of ...

Guest Column

Fiscal cliff shows leadership failings

Tue Nov 13, 2012 03:00 a.m.

What makes a fair deal? To me and most other Americans, a fair deal is one in which both sides benefit mutually from the terms agreed on. In this country we used to believe in shaking someone's hand, looking ...