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Tuesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/28/14)

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Butch Jones met with the media on Monday as he previewed the Vols' game at South Carolina. Jones updated the quarterback situation and more: Media Monday: Jones Previews SC Game

Also on Monday, Jalen Reeves-Maybin, Cameron Sutton and Matt Darr spoke with the media: Media Monday: Players Preview SC Game.

Darr is the subject of this feature by Brian Rice as the senior punter has shown great improvement as the 2014 season has progressed: Darr Making Most Of Final Opportunity.

Here's a look at coverage from the media: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Jones not yet declaring Dobbs the starter
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Vols eager for third-down redemption
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Dobbs working toward 'crown'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: No rush on quarterback questions
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Mahoney: Line's play 'building block'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Going East could get Vols going
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Offensive line starters still unsettled
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: 'Best five will play' on Vols' OL
- TricitiesSports.com: Vols Find Hope in Loss to Bama
- UT Daily Beacon: Questioning quarterbacks

News out of South Carolina includes: 

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 28)

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The Vols won a high-scoring 45-39 contest at LSU on Oct. 28, 1989. More than 900 total yards of total offense were piled up. Chuck Webb ran for 132 yards while Andy Kelly threw for 180.

On Oct. 28, 2000, the Vols upset No. 17 South Carolina, in Columbia, 17-14. Travis Henry's TD with 26 seconds left in regulation gave the Vols the upset win. He ran for 115 yards and both of the Vols TDs in the game. 

OCTOBER 28 (13-4)
1899 L, 0-51 University of the South
1905 L, 6-11 University of the South
1911 L, 0-16 North Carolina State
1916 W, 24-0 Florida (N) @ Tampa, Florida.
1922 W, 49-0 MISSISSIPPI
1933 W, 13-6 FLORIDA
1939 W, 17-0 MERCER
1944 W, 26-7 CLEMSON
1950 W, 27-20 WASHINGTON & LEE
1961 W, 20-7 CHATTANOOGA
1967 W, 17-14 LOUISIANA STATE
1972 W, 34-2 HAWAI'I
1978 L, 21-34 Mississippi State (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1989 W, 45-39 Louisiana State
1995 W, 56-21 SOUTH CAROLINA
2000 W, 17-14 No. 17 South Carolina
2006 W, 31-24 South Carolina

#NFLVols Week 8 Recap

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In the win over San Diego, Peyton Manning threw his 90th career game with at least three touchdown passes. He as thrown a touchdown pass in 46 consecutive games and has thrown two-plus touchdowns in all seven games to start the year, marking only the eighth time in NFL history. 


Arian Foster ran for his sixth game of over 100 yards. In the last four games, Foster has accounted for at least one touchdown. He had three touchdowns with 151 rushing yards on Sunday. Justin Hunter also recorded a touchdown in the loss to the Texans.


As expected, James Stone made the start at center for the Falcons while they played in Wembley. 

Name Position Team Result Stats
Robert Ayers DE New York Giants BYE BYE
Eric Berry DB Kansas City Chiefs Def. St. Louis 34-7 Inactive, injured
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City Chiefs Def. St. Louis 34-7 Injured Reserve
Britton Colquitt P Denver Broncos Def. San Diego 35-21 4 punts, 40.5 avg., 3 inside the 20
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City Chiefs Def. St. Louis 34-7 4 punts, 45.5 avg., 3 inside the 20
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore Ravens Lost to Cincinnati 27-24 Injured Reserve
Arian Foster RB Houston Texans Def. Tennessee 30-16 151 yds. rushing, 22 yds. receiving, 3 TDs
Ramon Foster OT Pittsburgh Steelers Def. Indianapolis 51-34 Started at LG
Zach Fulton G Kansas City Chiefs Def. St. Louis 34-7 Started at RG
Parys Haralson LB New Orleans Saints Def. Green Bay 44-23 Played at OLB
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee Titans Lost to Houston 30-16 Four receptions for 31 yards, 1 TD
Malik Jackson DL Denver Broncos Def. San Diego 35-21 One tackle
Ja'Wuan James OL Miami Dolphins Def. Jacksonville 27-13 Started at RT
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans Saints Def. Green Bay 44-23 One reception for two yards
Peyton Manning QB Denver Broncos Def. San Diego 35-21 25-35-286-3 touchdowns
Jerod Mayo LB New England Patriots Def. Chicago 51-23 Injured Reserve
Jacques McClendon OL Jacksonville Jaguars Lost to Miami 27-13 Played at G
Tony McDaniel DT Seattle Seahawks Def. Carolina 13-9 Two tackles
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh Steelers Def. Indianapolis 51-34 One tackle
Robert Meachem WR New Orleans Saints Def. Green Bay 44-23 Played at WR
Denarius Moore WR Oakland Raiders Lost to Cleveland 23-13 One reception for five yards
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota Vikings Def. Tampa Bay 19-13 OT 6 receptions for 86 yards, 10 yds. rushing
Tauren Poole WR Carolina Panthers Lost to Seattle 13-9 Practice squad
Antonio Richardson OL Minnesota Vikings Def. Tampa Bay 19-13 OT Injured Reserve
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland Raiders Lost to Cleveland 23-13 7 receptions for 83 yards, one tackle
Chris Scott G Carolina Panthers Lost to Seattle 13-9 Practice squad
Matt Simms QB New York Jets Lost to Buffalo 43-23 Practice squad
Jacques Smith LB Atlanta Falcons Lost to Detroit 22-21 Practice squad
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay Bucs Lost to Minnesota 19-13 OT Started at TE
James Stone OL Atlanta Falcons Lost to Detroit 22-21 Started at C
Dallas Thomas OL Miami Dolphins Def. Jacksonville 27-13 Played at G
Scott Wells OL St. Louis Rams Lost to Kansas City 34-7 Started at C
Dan Williams  DT Arizona Cardinals Def. Philadelphia 24-20 Started at DT, one QH
Jason Witten TE Dallas Cowboys MNF MNF

Monday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/27/14)

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On Media Monday: Butch Jones Will Preview The South Carolina Game at 12 Noon. Watch live on UTSports.com: WATCH LIVE AT NOON.

Reflect on the numbers from Saturday's game vs. Alabama in Four Downs: Bama Weekend by the Numbers

Full coverage of the 34-20 loss can be found here: 

Here's a look at the latest from the media: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Time now for Dobbs to start for Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Loss to Alabama could lead to wins
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Waiting for final word on Worley
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Spurrier on Vols, Gamecocks' records
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones blew it not playing Dobbs earlier
- Knoxville News Sentinel: QB picture changes dramatically for Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Report card: Grading UT against Alabama
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols Report Card: Alabama
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Vols question 'late substitution'
- Maryville Daily Times: Tennessee's 'progress' more evident
- Maryville Daily Times: Dobbs comes off bench to provide spark
- Tennessee Journalist: Vols see hope in loss to Alabama


News on South Carolina includes: 

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and selected players will address the media today and preview this week's game against the South Carolina Gamecocks at Noon at the regular Monday press briefing. Live coverage starts at Noon HERE on UTSports.com


The Vol Network's Big Orange Hotline broadcasts live from Dead End BBQ tonight at 8:00 p.m. Bob Kesling and former Vol QBs Jeff Francis and Pat Ryan will give fans a preview of Saturday's game against Alabama on Vol Network stations across the state and HERE on UTSports.com

Happy Birthday - Oct. 27

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Join us in wishing Emily Yarnell of women's track and field a Happy Birthday! We would also like to wish former football player Peerless Price a Happy Birthday!
Emily YarnellPeerless Price



This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 27)

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Prior to a loss at South Carolina in 2012, the Vols had their most wins on any day without a loss on Oct. 27. Tennessee is 11-1 all-time on Oct. 27.


On Oct. 27, 2007. Tennessee beat South Carolina, 27-24 in overtime. Daniel Lincoln kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime from 27 yards out.

The Vols also beat No. 12 South Carolina on Oct. 27, 2001, 17-10. Travis Stephens ran for the game-winning 1-yard rush in the fourth quarter.

OCTOBER 27 (11-1)
1923 W, 7-3 Mississippi A&M (N)@ Memphis, Tenn.
1928 W, 26-7 WASHINGTON & LEE
1934 W, 14-6 DUKE
1945 W, 33-2 VILLANOVA
1951 W, 68-0 TENNESSEE TECH
1956 W, 34-7 MARYLAND
1962 W, 48-14 CHATTANOOGA
1973 W, 39-7 TEXAS CHRISTIAN
1984 W, 24-21 Georgia Tech
2001 W, 17-10 No. 12 SOUTH CAROLINA
2007 W, 27-24 No. 15 SOUTH CAROLINA (OT)
2012 L, 35-38 No. 17 South Carolina

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 26)

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Over the last 100 years, Oct. 26 is the latest date the Vols and Alabama have played. In 1996, led by Peyton Manning, the Vols beat No. 12 Alabama, 20-13.


OCTOBER 26 (9-4-1)
1901 L, 5-16 Nashville
1907 W, 34-0 MARYVILLE
1912 L, 6-33 University of the South (N)@ Chattanooga, Tenn.
1913 W, 9-0 DAVIDSON
1929 W, 30-0 Washington & Lee
1935 W, 25-14 CENTRE
1940 W, 14-0 FLORIDA
1946 L, 6-19 WAKE FOREST
1957 W, 16-0 Maryland
1963 W, 49-7 CHATTANOOGA
1974 W, 29-28 CLEMSON
1985 T, 6-6 GEORGIA TECH
1996 W, 20-13 No. 12 ALABAMA
2002 L, 14-34 No. 19 ALABAMA

#NFLVols Set For Week 8

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Check out who to look for with the start of week eight action:


Lions vs. Falcons, 9:30 a.m. (FOX)
The next set of Vols heading to London will be from Atlanta. Undrafted free agent James Stone was named the starting center this week.


Seahawks vs. Panthers, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Practice players Tauren Poole and Chris Scott will host Tony McDaniel of Seattle. McDaniel will start at DT.

Ravens vs. Bengals, 1 pm. (CBS)
Long snapper Morgan Cox tore his ACL and will be out for the remainder of the season.


Dolphins vs. Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Offensive linemen Jacques McClendon and Ja'Wuan James will meet in Jacksonville when they meet for the first time this season. James will travel alongside Dallas Thomas. 

Rams vs. Chiefs, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Eric Berry hasn't seen action since a high ankle sprain in week two, but has returned to practice working with the scout team. It is unknown whether he will be able to play Sunday. Dustin Colquitt and Zach Fulton will take the field for the Chiefs this week. Starting center Scott Wells will make the trip for the Rams. 

Vikings vs. Buccaneers, 1 p.m. (FOX)
After a hip flexor strain in weke five, Cordarrelle Patterson was removed from the injury report this week. Tight end Luke Stocker will host Patterson .

Texans vs. Titans, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Arian Foster will return to the field after his fifth game of 100-plus rushing yards. He will face wide receiver Justin Hunter. 


Eagles vs. Cardinals, 4:05 p.m. (FOX)
Defensive lineman Dan Williams will host Philadelphia after a strong effort in last week's win at Oakland. VFL Williams is one of the important pieces of the Arizona defense after the loss of two defensive linemen. 

Raiders vs. Browns, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
Mychal Rivera and Denarius Moore will be back in action after a loss to the Cardinals. 


Colts vs. Steelers, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
Daniel McCullers made his NFL debut on Monday night against Houston. He played nine snaps in the game. Ramon Foster will also play along McCullers. 


Packers vs. Saints, 8:30 p.m. (NBC)
After earning his first career touchdown, fullback Austin Johnson will serve as a host for Green Bay. Johnson will suit up with VFLs Robert Meachem and Parys Haralson

MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

Redskins vs. Cowboys, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
After becoming the second leading tight end in receiving yards, Jason Witten will return to the field for the main stage as he hosts Washington for MNF. 

THURSDAY NIGHT RECAP


DENVER 35, SAN DIEGO 21
In the win over San Diego, Manning threw his 90th career game with at least three touchdown passes. He has thrown a touchdown pass in 46 consecutive games and has thrown two-plus touchdowns in all seven games to start the year, marking only the eighth time to happen in NFL history. Malik Jackson had one tackle. 

Happy Birthday - Oct. 25

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As the Vols prepare to take on Bama, join us in wishing not one, but four Tennessee football players a very Happy Birthday: Jaylen Miller, Dontavius Blair, Derrell Scott and Michael Sawyers!

Jaylen MillerDontavius BlairDerrell ScottMichael Sawyers

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