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This Day In #Vols History (Dec. 2)

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The Vols are a perfect 6-0 on Dec. 2, winning all six games against Vanderbilt by a combined score of 213-56.

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On Dec. 2, 1978, the Vols beat Vanderbilt, 41-15 in Nashville as Jimmy Streater combined for 235 rushing and passing yards for a new Tennessee record of 2,011 total yards in a season. Alan Duncan also made two field goals to give him 13 for the season, also a single-season record at the time.

On Dec. 2, 1989, Tennessee beat Vanderbilt, 17-10, as Tony Thompson ran for 128 yards and the game-winning touchdown in the fourth quarter.

DECEMBER 2 (6-0)
1950 W, 43-0 at Vanderbilt
1961 W, 41-7 VANDERBILT
1967 W, 41-14 VANDERBILT
1972 W, 30-10 Vanderbilt
1978 W, 41-15 at Vanderbilt
1989 W, 17-10 VANDERBILT

Happy Birthday - Dec. 1

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Today, we wish Cross Country senior J.R. Creekmore a very Happy Birthday! 
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We also wish VFL baseball pitcher Greg McMichael our best wishes on his Birthday!
Greg McMichael spent eight seasons in the Major Leagues, winning the 1995 World Series with the Atlanta Braves




Inside the T - Monday's Look Ahead

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The Vol Network's Vol Calls moves to Monday nights beginning this week, still from its customary home at Calhoun's on the River. Bob Kesling and Brent Hubbs will host with guests and coaches from the University of Tennessee and will recap the Volunteers' bowl-clinching win over Vanderbilt. Listen live on Vol Network stations across Tennessee at 8 p.m. ET/7p.m. CT or listen free online HERE.

Monday's Tennessee Football Briefing (12/1/14)

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The Vols are going bowling!

Get all the latest from UTSports.com on Tennessee's 24-17 win over Vanderbilt.

Here's a look at what the media wrote following the Vols' win
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Vols will welcome busier December
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Tennessee Vols prevail, earn bowl trip
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Senior Lane gives Vols needed lift
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols beat Vanderbilt, 24-17
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols improved, met expectations
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Long, painful wait over for many Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols set for big leap in 2015
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones says 'Vol Nation is unbelievable'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Darr pins Vanderbilt deep at crucial time
- Maryville Daily Times: Maggitt helps send UT bowling
- Maryville Daily Times: Vols take side Lane after Hurd slowed
- Maryville Daily Times: Tennessee at Vanderbilt
- The Tennessean: Vols get three interceptions

This Day In #Vols History (Dec. 1)

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On Dec. 1, 1951, #1 Tennessee defeats Vanderbilt 35-27 on homecoming. The Vols would go on to win the National Championship for a second year in a row under General Neyland.


On Dec. 1, 2001, in a re-scheduled game after the events of Sept. 11, 2001, Tennessee upset No. 2 Florida, 34-32 in a epic game at The Swamp. Travis Stephens ran for 226 yards and two touchdowns. Look back at the game on the 10-year anniversary with Andy Staples: Remembering Tennessee-Florida 2001.

  

DECEMBER 1 (10-1)
1900 W, 12-6 GEORGETOWN
1945 W, 45-0 VANDERBILT
1951 W, 35-27 VANDERBILT
1956 W, 27-7 Vanderbilt
1962 W, 30-0 Vanderbilt
1973 W, 20-17 VANDERBILT
1979 W, 31-10 VANDERBILT
1984 W, 29-13 Vanderbilt
1990 W, 49-20 Vanderbilt
2001 W, 34-32 No. 2 Florida
2007 L, 14-21 No. 5 Louisiana State (N) @ Atlanta, Ga. (SEC Championship)


#NFLVols Set for Week 13 Action

SUNDAY FOOTBALL PREVIEW

Titans vs. Texans, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Justin Hunter will suit up to take the field against the No. 3 rusher in the NFL, Arian Foster. Foster has missed the last two weeks but is expected to play this Sunday.

Giants vs. Jaguars, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Robert Ayers will make the trip to Jacksonville to take on center Jacques McClendon. Ayers has remained consistent in racking up tackles for the Giants. 


Panthers vs. Vikings, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Since sustaining hip and chest injuries this season, Cordarrelle Patterson has not racked up his usual yardage. He is now dealing with knee and ankle injuries and has not practiced much this week, but was back on Friday.

Saints vs. Steelers, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Ramon Foster and starting rookie Daniel McCullers will host VFL Parys Haralson in the match-up. 

Raiders vs. St. Louis, 1 p.m. (CBS)
A week after their first win of the season, Oakland will try for win #2 as they head to St. Louis to visit the home of starting center and VFL Scott Wells. Mychal Rivera and Denarius Moore are both expected to suit up. 

Cardinals vs. Falcons, 4:05 p.m. (FOX)
After sustaining just their second loss, the Cardinals will travel on the road to meet with the current NFC South leaders, the Falcons. James Stone has started for the Falcons in his rookie season.  

Broncos vs. Chiefs, 8:30 p.m. (NBC)
It'll be a VLF-filled game on Sunday night with Denver bringing three and the Chiefs home to four, including Eric Berry. Peyton Manning, Malik Jackson and Britton Colquitt will travel to Kansas City to take on VFLs Zach Fulton and Dustin Colquitt. Tyler Bray remains on injured reserve. This will be the annual meeting between the Colquitt brothers.

THANKSGIVING DAY RECAP


EAGLES 33, COWBOYS 10
Jason Witten had one reception for eight yards.  


SEAHAWKS  19, 49ers 3
Starting LDT Tony McDaniel had one tackle in the win. 

Happy Birthday - Nov. 30

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On Nov. 30, we wish a very Happy Birthday to VFL running back Shawn Bryson, who was one of four team captains on the 1998 National Championship team, and current freshman quarterback Devin Smith.

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 30)

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Tennessee has not lost on Nov. 30 since 1911, since then, Tennessee has posted a 12-0-2 record.


On Nov. 30, 1985, the Vols cliched the SEC Championship with a 30-0 win over Vanderbilt.

On Nov. 30, 1997, the defense held strong as the Vols beat Vanderbilt, 14-7 in Nashville.

On Nov. 30, 2002, Tennessee blanked Kentucky, 24-0 as Casey Clausen hit Derrick Tinsley for a pair of TD passes.

NOVEMBER 30 (14-2-2)
1893 W, 12-6 ASHEVILLE ATHLETES
1899 W, 41-0 KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
1905 L, 0-29 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1911 L, 0-12 Kentucky State
1916 T, 0-0 KENTUCKY STATE
1922 W, 14-7 KENTUCKY
1933 W, 27-0 Kentucky
1939 W, 19-0 Kentucky
1940 W, 20-0 Vanderbilt
1946 W, 7-6 Vanderbilt
1957 W, 20-6 VANDERBILT
1963 W, 14-0 VANDERBILT
1968 W, 10-7 Vanderbilt
1974 T, 21-21 Vanderbilt
1985 W, 30-0 VANDERBILT
1991 W, 45-0 VANDERBILT
1996 W, 14-7 Vanderbilt
2002 W, 24-0 KENTUCKY

Saturday's Tennessee Football Briefing (11/29/14)

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Tennessee takes on Vanderbilt at 4 p.m., on Saturday seeking to become bowl-eligible for the first time since 2010. Get all of your info on the contest: FOOTBALL CENTRAL: Vols at Vandy.


Here's a look at what the media is writing:
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Tennessee Vols go for win No. 6 at Vanderbilt
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Beating Vanderbilt 'is everything' for UT
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Matchups for Tennessee and Vanderbilt
- Knoxville News Sentinel: 5 Big Things: UT vs. Vanderbilt
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jakob Johnson works on mastering the mike
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols to bowl over Commodores

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 29)

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The Vols have only lost once on Nov. 29 since 1906, posting a 12-1-1 record since.


On Nov. 29, 1997, Peyton Manning and Leonard Little each played their final regular-season game with the Vols on Senior Day. As the Vols beat Vanderbilt, 17-10.

On Nov. 29, 1998, the Vols were ranked No. 1 in the nation for the 14th time. The Vols took that No. 1 ranking into the SEC Championship game a week later.

On Nov. 29, 2008, Phillip Fulmer coached his final game with Tennessee, a 28-10 win over Kentucky.

NOVEMBER 29 (12-2-1)
1906 L, 0-51 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1923 W, 18-0 Kentucky
1928 T, 0-0 KENTUCKY
1934 W, 19-0 KENTUCKY
1941 W, 26-7 No. 12 VANDERBILT
1947 W, 12-7 VANDERBILT
1952 W, 46-0 Vanderbilt
1958 W, 10-6 No. 15 Vanderbilt
1969 W, 40-27 VANDERBILT
1975 L, 14-17 VANDERBILT
1980 W, 51-13 Vanderbilt
1986 W, 35-20 Vanderbilt
1997 W, 17-10 VANDERBILT
2003 W, 20-7 Kentucky
2008 W, 28-10 KENTUCKY

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