Volunteers slip past Tigers

Volunteers slip past Tigers

Josh Briscoe and C.J. Fayton Jr. each had touchdown catches Saturday to give the Tennessee Volunteers a 20-16 win versus the Memphis Tigers.

The Vols didn’t come close to covering the 18.5-point home spread in this contest, while the combined score fell UNDER the posted total (45.5).

Vols QB Rick Claussen went 14-of-24 for 210 yards in the win, with the two TD passes and no interceptions.

Maurice Avery was good on 13-of-29 pass attempts for 129 yards for the Tigers, and ran for a Memphis score.