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Worley, Vols trounce Utah State, 38-7

Updated 12 hours, 41 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

Updated 12 hours, 40 minutes ago
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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News

Medal of Honor veteran recognized at UT

Thu Nov 15, 2012 03:00 a.m.

The Medal of Honor is the highest military honor that the United States awards — only 80 recipients are alive today.

UT students and faculty gave one of those recipients, Col. Bruce Crandall, a standing ovation in the University Center Ballroom ...

Sports

Sunseri, defense prepare for Vanderbilt

Thu Nov 15, 2012 03:00 a.m.

In the week leading up to Missouri game, the Tennessee coaching staff mentioned multiple times changes being made on the defensive side of the ball. One of those changes was moving defensive coordinator Sal Sunseri from the sidelines to the ...

Arts & Culture

The Daily Beacon Weekender

Thu Nov 15, 2012 03:00 a.m.

Thursday, Nov. 15

What: Sara Jordan Blues Bash
Where: Well
When: 6 p.m.
Price: $8 — $10
Victoria's View: Memphis isn't the only city in Tennessee known for its blues artists, and the Smoky Mountain Blues Society is ...

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Guest Column

‘Traditional’ America not wanted

Thu Nov 15, 2012 03:00 a.m.

I usually try to take whatever Bill O'Reilly says with a grain of salt.

I understand that he's not only coming from a news station riddled with biases, but also that as a cable news "anchor," he and ...