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Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley is out indefinitely after undergoing surgery on his right thumb.
Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced the severity of Worley's injury after Tuesday's practice and said he believes Worley has a torn ligament. Jones said Worley's return ''could be (in) two weeks, it could be three weeks, it could be four weeks.''
Knoxville radio station WNML had reported earlier Tuesday that Worley would miss about four weeks.
Worley's injury means freshman Joshua Dobbs will make his first career start Saturday when Tennessee (4-4, 1-3 SEC) plays at No. 10 Missouri (7-1, 3-1). Dobbs replaced an injured Worley in the second half of a 45-10 loss to No. 1 Alabama last week.
Worley has thrown for 1,239 yards with 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions this season.
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Tennessee wide receiver Marquez North made the catch of the weekend on Saturday during an upset win over No. 11 South Carolina. With the Vols trailing 21-20 and facing a 3rd and 10 in their own territory, quarterback Justin Worley threw a bomb down the left sideline into single coverage. North, a true freshman, somehow […]
Justin Worley's pass to Marquez North is complete for 39 yards to the South Carolina 26 for a 1ST down. Still not sure how he made this catch, but he did. FTW has more visual proof. Bam. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return HomeFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
Tennessee Volunteers freshman wide receiver Marques North made an incredible one-handed catch with a South Carolina defender draped all over him during Saturday's 23-21 upset victory in Knoxville.
The play came on 3rd and 10 from the Tennessee 35-yard line on the game's final drive with under three minutes left in the game. North caught the 39-yard pass from QB Justin...
Raijon Neal contributed another touchdown to help the Vols upend No. 11 South Carolina (Photo Credit: news.yahoo.com)
Two weeks ago the Tennessee Volunteers had an injured Georgia Bulldogs team on the ropes, but let it slip through their fingers in overtime.
Coming off the bye week the Vols welcomed another top 25 opponent into Neyland Stadium, and though it seemed like déjà vu...
Raijon Neal won’t have to carry the work load in the rushing game like he did against Georgia with the return of Marlin Lane (Photo Credit: Kansas.com)
In their last outing the Tennessee Volunteers came up inches short of what would have been the biggest upset of the 2013 college football season.
After fighting back from a 17-3 halftime deficit, the Vols forced then No. 6 Georgia...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer Perhaps no quarterback understands the challenge of facing South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney better than Tennessee's Justin Worley.
Worley and Clowney both grew up in Rock Hill, S.C., though they went to different high schools. That allowed Worley to watch Clowney mature into one of the nation's most feared...
Tennessee Volunteers wide receiver Marquez North hauled in a one handed reception late against the South Carolina.
In the end, the results of North’s 39-yard reception was a 19-yard field goal by Tennessee kicker Michael Palardy as time expired to stun the No. 11 ranked Gamecocks.
It has been a season o tremendous catches for North who recorded this beauty in...
Several times this year, the Tennessee Volunteers have been close to pulling off a major upset. Today, the Vols finally managed to finished the job by knocking off No. 11 South Carolina in Knoxville. After this absurd one-handed catch by Marquez North helped moved Tennessee down the field on the final drive, kicker Michael Palardy was given the chance to win the game with a 19-yard...
Steve Spurrier took a shot at Tennessee on Thursday, stating that this marks his 14th time coaching in Neyland - more than some of their head coaches.
"The Battle of Bristol" is going to be one glitzy event in 2016, when the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway hosts the Tennessee Volunteers and the Virginia Tech Hokies, in what will demolish the single game attendance record for a college football game (or any game for that matter). A sellout for this game will be 141,100 seats, but that figure will likely be even higher...
South Carolina running back Mike Davis looked like Barry Sanders with his juke against the Tennessee Volunteers.
Michael Palardy made a 19-yard field goal as time expired
Saturday to give Tennessee a 23-21 victory over No. 11 South
Carolina that ended the Volunteers' 19-game losing streak against
Roughly four minutes of raw footage following the Tennessee Volunteers' last-second, 23-21 upset of SEC East foe South Carolina.
Which Jadeveon Clowney hit was better? The "Hit Heard 'Round the World" vs. Michigan or the huge bashing of the Tennessee Volunteers?
The No. 11 ranked South Carolina Gamecocks will hit the road on Saturday to play against the Tennessee Volunteers.
At 5-1 South Carolina is having another fine season while a 3-3 Tennessee team is hoping to finish the upset bid this week after nearly beating a then No. 5 ranked Georgia team two weeks ago.
Coverage of the game between South Carolina and Tennessee will air on ESPN...