Hendon Hooker threw three landing passes and scored thought-about thought-about certainly one of his non-public to lead Tennessee to a 56-0 victory over Tennessee Tech Saturday.

Hooker, who achieved final week’s loss to Pittsburgh after Joe Milton went down with an hurt, rolled up 199 yards whereas ending 17 of 25 passes for the Volunteers (2-1). The solely antagonistic was a misplaced fumble in the second quarter.

THE TAKEAWAY

Tennessee: What better technique to put collectively for the grind of the (*4*) Conference schedule than with a blowout victory? Tennessee obtained loads of gamers in the sport and a few necessary ones discovered some much-needed confidence.

COOKIE PICK

Alontae Taylor made a pre-game promise — now it is time for the corporate he represents to pay up.

The Tennessee cornerback acknowledged on social media that if he obtained an interception in course of Tennessee Tech, everyone would get two free cookies at Moonshine Mountain Cookies at every of the corporate’s two Knoxville places.

PERSONNEL PERSPECTIVE

Quarterback Joe Milton, who purchased proper right here out of preseason camp as Tennessee’s starter, did not play Saturday. He sustained a decrease leg hurt in the second quarter of final week’s loss to Pittsburgh. He did not return in course of Pitt and he did not play in course of Tennessee Tech. He was not dressed for the sport,

Likewise, Jabari Small was harm in course of Pitt. Tijon Evans was furthermore injured and did not swimsuit up, leaving Jaylen Wright to carry a lot of the load. Evans turned to motion in course of the Golden Eagles nonetheless Small didn’t.

Tennessee Tech quarterback Willie Miller left the sport after a tough hit on a first-down run halfway by the second quarter. Davis Shanley stepped in for him.

FAST STARTS

In three video video video games this season, the Vols have outscored their opponents 38-0 in the primary quarter.

They put up a pair of touchdowns in course of the Golden Eagles.

VICTORY WATCH

Saturday’s win over Tennessee Tech gave Tennessee 851 in its 125 years of soccer. The Vols rank tenth amongst FBS colleges. Michigan (966) is the chief adopted by Ohio State (932), Alabama (931), Texas (924), Notre Dame (920), Oklahoma (919), Nebraska (907), Penn State (904) and USC (853).

Georgia (841) and LSU (818) are instantly behind Tennessee.

UP NEXT

Tennessee Tech: Opens Ohio Valley Conference play internet web internet hosting Eastern Illinois on Saturday.

Tennessee: The Vols will start their journey in the SEC subsequent Saturday as quickly as they journey to The Swamp to play Florida.