Vandy Seeking First Two Game Winning Streak Over Vols Sine 1920's

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Updated: 11/18/2013 4:44 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Vanderbilt coach James Franklin says he still doesn't believe the Commodores historically have been competitive enough with Tennessee to make this annual series a legitimate rivalry.
A second straight Vanderbilt victory over the Volunteers (4-6, 1-5 SEC) could change that perception.
Tennessee had won 28 of its last 29 games with Vanderbilt before falling 41-18 in Nashville last season. Vanderbilt (6-4, 3-4) heads to Neyland Stadium on Saturday seeking its first two-game winning streak over the Vols since the 1920s.
Tennessee must beat Vanderbilt on Saturday and win at Kentucky on Nov. 30 to be eligible for its first bowl bid since 2010. One more loss clinches the Vols' fourth straight losing season, which hasn't happened at Tennessee since 1903-06.
Vanderbilt already is bowl eligible for the third straight year.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Vols Football Scoreboard
Vols Basketball Scoreboard
General Sports News
Eagles acquire RB Barner from Panthers

The Philadelphia Eagles acquired running back Kenjon Barner from the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2015.

UTC Mocs News
Mocs Use Sudden End To 2013 As Motivation To "Do More"
The Mocs 2013 season didn't end on the field, expending every ounce of energy they had on the gridiron. It ended in a small auditorium on campus. Video Video
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.