Tennessee Defeats Montana 42-16 - Recap
Justin Hunter was good for 146 receiving yards on Saturday as the Volunteers grabbed a 42-16 win over the Grizzlies at Neyland Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Volunteers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 25.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 52.5.
Tyler Bray completed 17 of 24 pass attempts for 293 yards for the Volunteers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Peter Nguyen rushed for 67 yards for Montana, while Jordan Canada added 25 yards. Jordan Johnson threw for 226 yards for the Grizzlies, while receivers Jabin Sambrano and Gerald Kemp had 80 and 33 yards respectively.
Montana was outgained by Tennessee 439-346 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-18 by the Volunteers.
Tennessee led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 35:19/24:41 split in that important category.