Alabama vs Tennessee Wrap - Alabama Wins 41-10
|Alabama vs Tennessee Wrap - Alabama Wins 41-10|
Trent Richardson scampered through the Tennessee defense for 119 yards as Alabama handed the Volunteers a 41-10 defeat on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
Alabama won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 17-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 47.5.
Greg McElroy completed 21 of 32 pass attempts for 264 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Tauren Poole rushed for 117 yards for Tennessee, while Rajion Neal added 36 yards. Matt Simms threw for 117 yards for the Volunteers, while receivers Gerald Jones and Rajion Neal had 52 and 29 yards respectively.
Tennessee was outgained by Alabama 536-315 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-19 by the Crimson Tide.
Tennessee lost the time of possession battle 32:00/28:00, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Alabama takes its act on the road to face LSU looking for another win. For Tennessee, they head on the road to face South Carolina.