Austin Peay vs Tennessee Wrap - Tennessee Wins 45-0
Rajion Neal ran for 141 yards as Tennessee handled Austin Peay by a score of 45-0 on Saturday at Neyland Stadium.
Tennessee did not, however, defeat the Governors against the spread, which closed at 49 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 67.5.
Justin Worley completed 11 of 13 pass attempts for 104 yards for the Volunteers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Tim Phillips rushed for 38 yards for Austin Peay, while Jacob Sexton added 25 yards. Andrew Spivey threw for 94 yards for the Governors, while receivers Darryl Clack and Javier Booker had 80 and 20 yards respectively.
Austin Peay lost the offensive yardage battle to Tennessee 447-211 yards in Saturday's game. Tennessee had more first downs as that total ended up 30-11.
Tennessee led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:16/29:44 split in that important category.
Tennessee heads into a Week 2 battle against Western Kentucky. Austin Peay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Vanderbilt.