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Samantha Smoak • The Daily Beacon

A.J. Johnson celebrates a play during the game against Utah State on August 31.

Starting over: Worley, Vols trounce Utah State, 38-7

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.

Sunday, however, it was the quarterback donning orange and white that graced Shields-Watkins Field with a game-changing performance.

In his first start under center since undergoing thumb surgery Oct. 29, Justin Worley completed a career high 27-of-38 passes for 273 yards as he led the Vols to a 38-7 victory over the Aggies.

"I thought Justin played a very productive football game and played winning football at the quarterback position," second-year head coach Butch Jones ...