Tennessee performed without electric kick returner Evan Berry. The Vols also were without safety Todd Kelly Junior. due to a knee injuries. Tennessee linebacker Cortez McDowell hurt his left wrist hanging around, and defensive back Rashaan Gaulden worked with cramps.
Fellow receiver Brandon Powell was the first one to congratulate Cleveland within the finish zone. Powell slapped him so difficult upside the helmet it knocked his mouthpiece out. Their teammates and coaches — these — stacked on the couple of seconds later. It had been a surreal scene, specifically for a group that didn’t score an offensive touchdown within the first seven quarters of year.
The Vols scored five plays later, performing to 13-10 on John Kelly’s 24-yard run.
TENNESSEE: After quitting 655 yards inside a double-overtime victory against Georgia Tech, the Vols were better defensively against Florida. However they’ll need assistance to get at the SEC title game.
TENNESSEE: Hosts UMass (-4) next Saturday. It’s the very first meeting between your schools and a high probability for that Volunteers to get another victory.