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This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 14)

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On November 14, 1998, the No. 1 Tennessee Volunteers defeated No. 10 Arkansas, 28-24, in a battle of unbeatens at Neyland Stadium. 


Leading 24-22 with 1:47 to go, Arkansas needed only one first down to run out the clock. Razorbacks' QB Clint Stoerner tripped over the foot of his offensive lineman and attempted to use the football to steady himself, but as he stumbled, the ball came free and UT's Billy Ratliff recovered. Travis Henry took it from there, gaining 43 yards on the ground in five plays and leaped into the end zone for the game-winning TD. The Vols are 12-5 all-time on Nov. 14.

NOVEMBER 14 (12-5)
1896 W, 6-4 VIRGINIA TECH
1903 L, 0-17 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1908 W, 6-5 CLEMSON
1913 L, 0-6 Alabama
1914 W, 14-7 vs. University of The South
1925 W, 14-9 MISSISSIPPI A&M
1931 W, 21-7 VANDERBILT
1936 W, 26-13 Vanderbilt
1942 W, 14-0 vs. Mississippi
1953 W, 9-7 Florida
1959 L, 7-37 vs. Mississippi
1964 L, 0-30 MISSISSIPPI
1981 W, 28-20 MISSISSIPPI
1987 W, 55-13 MISSISSIPPI
1992 W, 26-21 Memphis State
1998 W, 28-24 No. 10 ARKANSAS
2009 L, 17-42 Mississippi

Barnett Owns UT Freshman Sacks, TFL Records

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Freshman defensive lineman Derek Barnett continues to etch his name into the Tennessee football record book. 

Following research, it has been confirmed Barnett is the owner of the Tennessee freshman record for sacks in a season with 7.0 and tackles for a loss by a freshman with 14.0 heading into the game vs. Kentucky. 

The former freshman record for sacks in a single-season was 4.0 by Ricky Holt in 1981, who was a true freshman that season. 

The previous record for TFLs by a freshman (including both true and redshirt freshmen) was 7.0 by both Dale Jones in 1983 and Billy Ratliff in 1996. Both Jones and Ratliff were redshirt freshmen. 

The previous high by a true freshman was 5.5 by Curt Maggitt in 2011. Jacques Smith had 5.0 in 2010. 

Barnett also holds the Tennessee record for most sacks in a game by a freshman with 3.0. He has accomplished that mark on two occasions, at Ole Miss on Oct. 18 and at South Carolina on Nov. 1. 


Tennessee head coach Butch Jones has his usual Thursday radio stops this afternoon. 

First, Jones will join Jack Arute on SiriusXM College Sports Nation at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Later today, Jones will make his weekly appearance on 3HL with Brent Dougherty, Blaine Bishop and Mickey Ryan on Nashville's 104.5 The Zone this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. ET. You can listen on 104.5 in Nashville or online RIGHT HERE.

Thursday's Tennessee Football Briefing (11/13/14)

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Win #5 is on the Vols' mind. Get the latest on #Team118 as UT's assistant coaches met with the media on Wednesday: #VolReport: Vols Up For UK Challenge


Also on UTSports.com, Brian Rice takes a closer look at the Vols' freshman sensation Derek Barnett: Barnett Continues To Exceed Expectation.

On Wednesday, Butch Jones' became the most-following college football coach on Twitter: @UTCoachJones Now Most Followed On Twitter

Media coverage on the Vols includes:
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Von Pearson 'progressing well' for UT Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Ellis carves out spot as tight end
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Can Kentucky be a buzzkill?
- Knoxville News Sentinel: UT welcomes fans to Kentucky game Saturday
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Hurd getting involved in pass game
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Bye week a blessing for tired UT defense
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones most Twitter followers among peers
- Maryville Daily News: Vols have big play blues

News on Kentucky includes: 

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 13)

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On Nov. 13, 2010, Tennessee defeated Ole Miss 52-14 on homecoming, the 11th time UT welcomed the Rebels for homecoming. In that game, Justin Hunter's 80-yard TD catch opened the scoring flurry for Tennessee right out of the gate.


 

NOVEMBER 13 (4-8)
1909 L, 0-10 ALABAMA
1915 L, 0-14 MISSISSIPPI A&M
1920 W, 20-0 University of the South (N) @ Chattanooga, Tenn.
1926 L, 3-20 Vanderbilt
1937 L, 7-13 VANDERBILT
1948 L, 13-16 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1954 L, 0-14 FLORIDA
1965 L, 13-14 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1976 W, 32-6 MISSISSIPPI
1982 W, 30-17 Mississippi (N) @ Jackson, Miss.
1999 L, 24-28 Arkansas
2010 W, 52-14 MISSISSIPPI



Head football coach Butch Jones will be on the Vol Network's weekly Vol Calls at 8:00 p.m. ET. The broadcast will originate as it does each week from Calhoun's on the River, where fans are always invited to watch live and interact. Jones will join host Bob Kesling on Vol Network stations across the state, or you can listen live RIGHT HERE.

VFL Stone Praised By Falcons Coach

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Smith: Stone's Position 'Most Cerebral' on the OLVFL James Stone is drawing praise from his Atlanta Falcons' teammates and head coach Mike Smith following his first two NFL starts. 

Read more on AtlantaFalcons.com: Smith: Stone's Position 'Most Cerebral' on the OL

Wednesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (11/12/14)

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The Vols are eyeing Win #5. Get the latest on their preparations for Kentucky: #VolReport: Jones Pushes Dobbs Daily.


Also on UTSports.com: 

Coverage from the media includes: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: Memories of bowl game fueling Vols' gutsy Gilliam
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols' defense aims to show early-season form
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones continues to push Dobbs in practice
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Offensive line getting the last laugh
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones: Vols ready for closing stretch
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Offensive line 'growing together'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Dobbs still seeking consistency
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Scott 'set back a little bit' by injury
- Maryville Daily News: Vols have big play blues

News out of Kentucky includes: 
- Global Post: Kentucky - TeamReport
- Lexington Herald Leader: Cats need to get back to going on attack
- Middlesboro Daily News: History on Vols' side
- The State Journal: Problems aplenty

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: 


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