Volunteers Down Cincinnati 45-23 - Match Report
Tyler Bray threw for 405 yards to lead the Volunteers over Cincinnati 45-23 on Saturday in Week 2 action at Neyland Stadium.
Tennessee was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 55.5.
Tauren Poole rushed for 101 yards, while Marlin Lane added 16 yards in the win. Justin Hunter and Da'Rick Rogers added 156 and 100 receiving yards respectively.
Isaiah Pead rushed for 155 yards for Cincinnati, while Jameel Poteat added 9 yards. Zach Collaros threw for 230 yards for the Bearcats, while receivers D.J. Woods and Kenbrell Thompkins had 111 and 58 yards respectively.
Cincinnati was outgained by Tennessee 531-396 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 34-18 by the Volunteers.
The time of possession battle favored Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 37:23, longer than the 22:37 of their opponents.
Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Florida. Cincinnati will aim to get back on the winning track vs Akron.