Volunteers vs Wolfpack Final: 35-21 - Recap
|Volunteers vs Wolfpack Final: 35-21 - Recap|
Tyler Bray threw for 333 yards to lead the Volunteers over North Carolina State 35-21 on Friday in Week 1 action at Georgia Dome.
Tennessee was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 52.5.
Marlin Lane rushed for 75 yards, while Cordarrelle Patterson added 72 yards in the win. Cordarrelle Patterson and Zach Rogers added 93 and 87 receiving yards respectively.
Mustafa Greene rushed for 53 yards for North Carolina State, while Tony Creecy added 48 yards. Mike Glennon threw for 288 yards for the Wolfpack, while receivers Quintin Payton and Asa Watson had 129 and 50 yards respectively.
North Carolina State was outgained by Tennessee 524-407 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Volunteers.
The time of possession battle favored Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 31:47, longer than the 28:13 of their opponents.
Tennessee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia State. North Carolina State will aim to get back on the winning track at Connecticut.