Posted October 05, 2013 on
KNOXVILLE - With an opportunity to put Tennessee up a score in overtime, Pig Howard felt the game slip right through his fingers.
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Tennessee nearly pulled off an upset win over Georgia on Saturday, but a fumble by Vols running back Pig Howard at the goal line gave the game to the Bulldogs. Howard carried the ball on a 2nd and goal from the 7 and appeared to score a touchdown to put the Vols up 38-31. The […]
Tennessee Volunteers running back Pig Howard fumbled out of the end zone to give the Georgia Bulldogs the ball and, eventually, the overtime win.
Stunned. That’s really the only word that can describe reactions that the Vol faithful had when wide receiver Pig Howard lost the ball reaching for a crucial touchdown in overtime. Up to that point, Tennessee had gone toe to toe with one of the best teams in the country and matched them every step of the way. In contrast to how they played against Florida, the Vols defense held...
Saturday was a tough one for the Tennessee Volunteers. Here they were playing one of the best teams in the nation, the Georgia Bulldogs, and they were in a position to pull off one heck of an upset. A combination of tough defense, heads up special teams play, and good offense had the Vols within inches of getting a much needed and long awaited conference win.
But alas it just...
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There wasn’t a single upset amongst the top twenty teams in college football last Saturday, with the only losses by teams in the top twenty (#15 Washington, #16 Northwestern) coming to teams ranked higher (#5 Stanford, #4 Ohio State).
The best chance for an upset came Saturday in the Georgia-Tennessee game. Trailing late...