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Tennessee (2-0) at No. 2 Oregon (2-0)
Saturday, 3:30 PM EST, ABC
Line: Oregon -25.5
As bad as Tennessee has been recently, this is the third straight year that they've won two straight to start the season. The last time they didn't open the year 2-0 was in 2010 when they lost to Oregon 48-13 at home. Fast forward three years later and the Vols have perhaps the toughest match-up this week as they head out to Autzen to face the Ducks.
In week one, the Vols rolled against Austin Peay. In week two, they struggled a bit early with Bobby Petrino and WKU until the Hilltoppers turned the ball over five times in just six plays. Was it the defense or the inept offense? It was a little of both. The concern for Tennessee is that despite winning by 32, they actually had less total offense then the Hilltoppers.
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Saturday the Tennessee Volunteers come to Autzen Stadium for a 12:30 game, broadcast nationwide on ABC.
The broadcast team will be the same as Virginia, with Mike Patrick and Ed Cunningham in the booth. Oregon fans may want to synch up their TV to the Jerry Allen radio play-by-play, available online at tunein.com.
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