Posted August 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
Cordarrelle Patterson scored two first-quarter touchdowns - one a 41-yard catch, the second a 67-yard run - and Tennessee beat North Carolina State 35-21 on Friday night in the opening game for both teams. Patterson, a 6-foot-3 wide receiver who transferred to from Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College, played like a star in his Tennessee debut. Patterson had six catches for 93 yards as the Vols won the Chick-fil-A Kickoff game. Tennessee (1-0) scored 16 points on two touchdowns and a safety in a span of 38 seconds late in the first quarter. Mike Glennon threw four interceptions with one touchdown for North Carolina State (0-1). A 20-year-old man was taken to a hospital after falling approximately 35 feet from the upper level of the Georgia Dome. The Georgia World Congress Center Authority, which operates the downtown football stadium, said in a statement that the man fell on another fan seated in the mezzanine area. The fan who was hit while seated was taken to the Atlanta hosp...
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