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This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 12)

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On Nov. 12, 1988, the Vols played in Oxford, Miss., for the first time since 951 and handed the Rebels a 20-12 defeat as Reggie Cobb ran for 111 yards.


On Nov. 12, 1994, Tennessee beat Memphis, 24-13, as Aaron Hayden ran for 129 yards and Mose Phillips scored two touchdowns. Peyton Manning threw for just 32 yards in the win at Neyland.

On Nov. 12, 2010, the Neyland Statue was unveiled outside the stadium that bears the legend's name.

NOVEMBER 12 (9-6-2)
1892 W, 16-6 Chattanooga Athletic Club
1904 L, 0-6 CLEMSON
1910 W, 13-0 MARYVILLE
1921 W, 21-0 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1927 T, 7-7 VANDERBILT
1932 T, 0-0 Vanderbilt
1938 W, 14-0 Vanderbilt
1949 W, 35-7 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1955 W, 20-0 Florida
1960 L, 3-24 No. 4 MISSISSIPPI
1966 L, 7-14 MISSISSIPPI
1977 L, 14-43 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1983 L, 10-13 MISSISSIPPI
1988 W, 20-12 Mississippi
1994 W, 24-13 MEMPHIS
2005 W, 20-16 MEMPHIS
2011 L, 7-49 No. 8 Arkansas

VFL Ja'Wuan James Set To Move To Left Tackle

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Former Tennessee All-SEC lineman Ja'Wuan James is in the midst of a stellar rookie season in the NFL with the Miami Dolphins. He has started the first nine games and thrived at right tackle. With a season-ending injury to Pro Bowl left tackle Branden Albert on Sunday, James will make the move to left tackle. Here's a look at coverage on James' move: 


Happy Birthday - Nov. 11

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Today, we wish a Happy Birthday to former Vols, NFL, NFL Europe and AFL wide receiver Andy McCullough and current Tennessee soccer goalkeeper Julie Eckel!

Julie Eckel





Tennessee returns to the practice field this afternoon as preparation for the Kentucky Wildcats continues. UTSports.com will have full coverage as soon as practice wraps up around 6:20 tonight with videos, photos, interviews and the #VolReport. 

Tuesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (11/11/14)

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The Vols are back in full swing with preparation for Saturday's game vs. Kentucky. On Monday, Butch Jones Previewed the UK Game. Pig Howard, A.J. Johnson and Jalen Reeves-Maybin also met with the media: Media Monday: Players Preview UK Game.

Also on UTSports.com: 

Coverage from the media includes: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols know stakes of final three games
- Global Post: Tennessee - TeamReport
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Hurd, Dobbs bring showtime element
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones: Vols ready for closing stretch
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Lil Jon embraces Butch Jones
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Who will rise up on defense?
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones: UK improved, deserves respect
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Gilliam still 'our right tackle'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Smith out for season after surgery

News on Kentucky includes: 
- Kentucky Sports Report: Stoops looking for right buttons to push
- The Advocate Messenger: Stoops: Effort not an issue with 'D'



This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 11)

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On Veteran's Day in 1916, Tennessee held its first-ever Homecoming game as the Vols handed Vanderbilt a 10-6 loss in Knoxville.

 

On Nov. 11, 2000, the #Vols scored 35 points in the first quarter on the way to a 63-20 romp over Arkansas. Travis Henry ran for 214 yards.

NOVEMBER 11 (10-3)
1899 W, 5-0 GEORGIA
1911 L, 11-36 Virginia Tech
1916 W, 10-6 VANDERBILT
1922 W, 31-3 Mississippi A&M (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1933 W, 35-6 MISSISSIPPI
1939 W, 34-0 THE CITADEL
1950 W, 48-14 TENNESSEE TECH
1961 W, 10-6 GEORGIA TECH
1967 W, 35-14 TULANE
1978 L, 14-31 No. 14 Notre Dame
1989 W, 52-9 AKRON
2000 W, 63-20 ARKANSAS
2006 L, 14-31 No. 11 Arkansas

#NFLVols Week 10 Recap

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Check out how your favorite VFLs performed in week 10 action:


Peyton Manning broke yet another record, defeating Oakland 41-17.  Now at 520 career passing touchdowns, Manning has moved ahead of Drew Brees for the most career games with five touchdown passes (9) in NFL history. With his 34th career game with 4 touchdown passes, he extended his NFL record and remains ahead of Brees who has 25. Manning posted his 91st game with three-plus touchdown passes to extend his NFL record. He has also thrown two-plus touchdowns in 15 consecutive games, extending yet another NFL-record streak. His 48 games with a touchdown pass is now the third-longest streak all-time, passing hall of famer Johnny Unitas. 


Among starters in the NFL, Eric Berry returned to the starting lineup and racked up six tackles. Dallas Thomas regained possession of a starting spot for the second week in a row now after improvements. James Stone also made the start at center. Jacques McCelndon of the Jaguars regained a starting spot at RG. 

Defensively speaking, Robert Ayers posted five tackles and a sack for a loss. Also with a sack was Parys Haralson. He had four tackles and a quarterback hurry alongside the sack. Dan Williams had two tackles in the win over St. Louis. Tony McDaniel posted another two tackles in his Seattle win.

Offensively, Jason Witten recorded another receiving touchdown and had 33 yards on the day. Mychal Rivera went another week recording a touchdown with his 64 receiving yards. 

Name Position Team Result Stats
Robert Ayers DE New York Giants Lost to Seattle 38-17 Five tackles, sack, tfl
Eric Berry DB Kansas City Chiefs Def. Buffalo 17-13 Six tackles
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City Chiefs Def. Buffalo 17-13 Injured reserve
Britton Colquitt P Denver Broncos Def. Oakland 41-17 5 punts, 45.2 yd. avg.
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City Chiefs Def. Buffalo 17-13 8 punts, 46 yd. avg.
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore Ravens Def. Tennessee 21-7 Injured reserve
Arian Foster RB Houston Texans BYE BYE
Ramon Foster OT Pittsburgh Steelers Lost to NY Jets 20-13 One tackle
Zach Fulton G Kansas City Chiefs Def. Buffalo 17-13 Started at RG
Parys Haralson LB New Orleans Saints Lost to San Fran. 27-24 OT Four tackles, one sack, tfl, qh
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee Titans Lost to Baltimore 21-7 One reception for 17 yards
Malik Jackson DL Denver Broncos Def. Oakland 41-17 One tackle, ff
Ja'Wuan James OL Miami Dolphins Lost to Detroit 20-16 Started at RT
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans Saints Lost to San Fran. 27-24 OT Injured reserve
Peyton Manning QB Denver Broncos Def. Oakland 41-17 31-44-340, 5 TDs
Jerod Mayo LB New England Patriots BYE BYE
Jacques McClendon OL Jacksonville Jaguars Lost to Dallas 31-17 Started at RG
Tony McDaniel DT Seattle Seahawks Def. NY Giants 38-17 Two tackles
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh Steelers Lost to NY Jets 20-13 Played at DL
Robert Meachem WR New Orleans Saints Lost to San Fran. 27-24 OT Inactive
Denarius Moore WR Oakland Raiders Lost to Denver 41-17 One reception for 28 yards
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota Vikings BYE BYE
Tauren Poole WR Carolina Panthers MNF MNF
Antonio Richardson OL Minnesota Vikings BYE BYE
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland Raiders Lost to Denver 41-17 Six receptions for 64 yds., TD, tackle
Chris Scott G Carolina Panthers MNF MNF
Matt Simms QB New York Jets Def. Pittsburgh 20-13 Inactive
Jacques Smith LB Atlanta Falcons Def. Tampa Bay 27-17 Practice squad
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay Bucs Lost to Atlanta 27-17 Inactive
James Stone OL Atlanta Falcons Def. Tampa Bay 27-17 Started at C
Dallas Thomas OL Miami Dolphins Lost to Detroit 20-16 Started at LG
Scott Wells OL St. Louis Rams Lost to Arizona 31-14 Started at C
Dan Williams  DT Arizona Cardinals Def. St. Louis 31-14 Two tackles
Jason Witten TE Dallas Cowboys Def. Jacksonville 31-17 Five receptions for 33 yards, one TD

Happy Birthday - Nov. 10

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On Nov. 10, we send Happy Birthday wishes to former Vols receiver Donté Stallworth, current women's golfer Blakesly Warren and men's basketball player Devon Baulkman!

Donte' StallworthBlakesly WarrenDevon Baulkman

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 10)

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On Nov. 10, 1990, future NFL All-Pro Carl Pickens set the Tennessee record for catches in a game with 13 in a 34-29 loss to No. 1 Notre Dame.


On Nov. 10, 2001, Tennessee thumped Memphis, 49-28 as Travis Stephens ran for 124 yards. Casey Clausen threw for 298 yards and five touchdowns.

 

NOVEMBER 10 (10-5)
1900 L, 0-23 Auburn (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1906 L, 0-21 Kentucky A&M
1923 L, 7-51 Vanderbilt
1928 W, 37-0 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1934 W, 14-0 MISSISSIPPI STATE
1945 W, 34-0 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1951 W, 60-14 WASHINGTON & LEE
1956 W, 6-0 No. 2 Georgia Tech
1962 W, 28-16 TULANE
1979 W, 40-18 No. 13 NOTRE DAME
1984 W, 41-9 MEMPHIS STATE
1990 L, 29-34 No. 1 NOTRE DAME
2001 W, 49-28 MEMPHIS
2007 W, 34-13 ARKANSAS
2012 L, 51-48 MISSOURI (4 OT)


#NFLVols Ready For Week 10

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SUNDAY FOOTBALL PREVIEW

Titans vs. Ravens, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Justin Hunter will take on Baltimore as he travels for the matchup. 

Chiefs vs. Bills, 1 p.m. (CBS)
After his return since week two, Eric Berry will play in his fourth game this season. Berry returned as one of the top tacklers in week nine's game. Zach Fulton and Dustin Colquitt will also make the trip to Buffalo.


Dolphins vs. Lions, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Ja'Wuan James and Dallas Thomas will be back on the road for week 10. Thomas started in last week's game. 


Cowboys vs. Jaguars, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Jason Witten has spent the last week in London preparing for their international game at Wembley Stadium. Witten has had a productive season thus far. He recorded two important tackles in last week's loss to Arizona.


49ers vs. Saints, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Parys Haralson will be back in action against San Francisco. Robert Meachem is questionable with an ankle injury. Austin Johnson was placed on the injured reserve list to end his season after a knee injury.


Steelers vs. Jets, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Matt Simms is expected to be inactive on Sunday but will remain on the Jets' active roster. He made his season debut last week. Daniel McCullers and Ramon Foster will take the trip to New York for the contest. McCullers was inactive last week.

Falcons vs. Buccaneers, 1 p.m. (FOX)
James Stone will make the trip to Tampa Bay to take on tight end Luke Stocker and the Bucs. Stocker is questionable with a hip injury. 


Broncos vs. Raiders, 4:05 (CBS)
Peyton Manning will lead Denver to Oakland for Sunday afternoon's matchup. He will play alongside VFLs Malik Jackson and Britton Colquitt. Mychal Rivera is coming off of one of his best games in week nine. Denarius Moore will also suit up for Oakland.

Rams vs. Cardinals, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)
Dan Williams had a career best performance in the win over Dallas last week. Williams and the Cardinals have the best record in the league at 7-1. The Rams will travel starting center Scott Wells for the game.

Giants vs. Seahawks, 4:25 p.m. (FOX)
Robert Ayers will take the trip to Seattle to meet with VFL Tony McDaniel. 


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