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10.20.14 sports football worley
Hayley Pennesi • The Daily Beacon

Senior Justin Worley passes the ball to Jalen Hurd during the Ole Miss game Saturday, Oct. 18.

Vols fail to capitalize early, get trounced by Ole Miss, 34-3

OXFORD, Miss. – For the first 19 minutes of Saturday's contest, Tennessee's defense seemed poised to carry the Volunteers to an upset victory over No. 3 Ole Miss.

Then, the Vols finally slipped.

After only allowing the Rebels to gain 37 yards on their first seven drives, the Vols gave up back-to-back catches to Vince Sanders, the latter being a 39-yard touchdown to give Ole Miss a 7-3 lead.

From there, the Tennessee offense could never muster a response, and the Rebels strolled to a 34-3 victory inside Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

"It's a game of momentum swings," head coach ...