Troy vs Tennessee Wrap - Tennessee Wins 55-48
|Troy vs Tennessee Wrap - Tennessee Wins 55-48|
Tyler Bray led the way with 530 passing yards on Saturday as the Volunteers picked up a 55-48 victory over the Trojans at Neyland Stadium.
Tennessee did not, however, defeat the Trojans against the spread, which closed at 18.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 69.5.
Marlin Lane rushed for 132 yards, while Rajion Neal added 32 yards in the win. Cordarrelle Patterson and Justin Hunter added 219 and 181 receiving yards respectively.
Shawn Southward rushed for 101 yards for Troy, while Deon Anthony added 51 yards. Corey Robinson threw for 393 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Eric Thomas and Chip Reeves had 147 and 144 yards respectively.
Troy outgained Tennessee 721-718 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 35-34 by the Volunteers.
Tennessee lost the time of possession battle 37:32/22:28, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Missouri. Troy will aim to get back on the winning track vs Navy.