Found October 29, 2013 on
Sports Injury Alert:
The Tennessee Volunteers have lost starting quarterback Justin Worley for around four weeks due to torn ligaments in his right thumb. The injury occurred in the first half of Tennessee’s 45-10 loss against the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. According to a tweet by Jimmy Hyams of The Sports Animal in Knoxville, true freshman Josh Dobbs will get the start for the Vols:
We’ve confirmed UT QB Justin Worley will be out about 4 weeks with torn ligaments in right thumb. QB Josh Dobbs will start v. Missouri
Worley has thrown for over 1,200 yards and 10 touchdowns this season, but has also thrown eight interceptions.
Losing your starting quarterback is never a good thing. It’s especially not good when you’re traveling to take on the ninth-ranked team in the country and have to replace that quarterback with a true freshman. Tennessee’s road to bowl eligibility is certainly not an easy one, with Missouri and Auburn up next. However, if Dobbs and the offense can find ways to improve in these...
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Josh Dobbs will be Tennessee’s starting quarterback for the foreseeable future with Worley and Peterman being out with injuries (Photo Credit: sports.yahoo.com)
The Tennessee Volunteers have bared the grunt of a grueling 2013 season. Not only have they faced one of the toughest schedules in the nation playing five ranked opponents, three in the top 10, and two more remaining, but...
Jason Croom is brought down during the Vols crippling loss to Alabama on Saturday. (Photo Credit: thenewstribune.com)
On Saturday afternoon the Tennessee Volunteers suffered their fourth loss of the season, and third straight road loss of the season.
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Coach Butch Jones and the Tennessee Volunteers program released this highlights video showing how hyped it gets in Neyland Stadium.
Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. All your crystal football are belong to us.
Generally, I don't like starting "Covering Dixie" with injury or medical news, but there were a few notable medical/injury-related stories that I felt needed to be dealt with before the usual shenanigans started.
Shaw sits out practice.
By M. Riley Blevins
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- No rock will go unturned in Tennessees latest quarterback competition.
Butch Jones said Monday that all four quarterbacks -- Justin Worley, Nathan Peterman, Joshua Dobbs and Riley Ferguson -- will vie for the starting job against No. 10 Missouri (7-1, 3-1).
Injuries could play a factor in deciding the starter. Worley...
Tennessee hopes to ruin Missouri’s SEC Eastern title hopes with an upset victory on Saturday (Photo Credit: rantsports.com)
A year ago the Tennessee Volunteers were looking to fight out the end of their schedule to make a bowl game. However, Missouri waltzed into Knoxville, Tenn. for the first time in school history and stole a win in overtime, which later led to the Vols remaining...
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