ARKANSASST 6 6 0 7 19
TENNESSEE 10 14 7 3 34
Date of game: 9/6/2014

Recap: Tennessee vs. Arkansas State

Knoxville, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Worley threw for 247 yards and two touchdowns as the Tennessee Volunteers collected a 34-19 victory over the Arkansas State Red Wolves at Neyland Stadium.

Worley completed 22-of-38 pass attempts and was guilty of an interception in the win for Tennessee (2-0). Von Pearson and Marquez North each had four receptions, but North had two touchdowns and 68 yards while Pearson tallied a game-high 71 yards receiving. Jalen Hurd was the primary rusher, tallying 83 yards and a score on 23 carries.

Fredi Knighten had only 166 yards and a touchdown on 21-of-34 passing for Arkansas State (1-1). Knighten also led the team with 65 yards and a touchdown on the ground.

The Red Wolves claimed an early lead on a four-yard rushing touchdown from Knighten. However, they only gained a 6-0 edge because the extra point attempt failed.

Tennessee then scored 17 unanswered points, starting with a 20-yard field goal from Aaron Medley. Hurd then scored on a four-yard touchdown run and North brought in a 10-yard touchdown pass.

Knighten added a passing touchdown late in the second quarter with a nine-yard strike to Tres Houston. Unfortunately, the Red Wolves failed to connect on the extra point yet again.

The Volunteers responded before halftime, with Worley running into the end zone from five yards out.

Worley hooked up with North for a touchdown yet again in the third quarter as the pair connected on a 14-yard scoring strike.

DeKeathan Williams scored on a 24-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter for Arkansas State.

It was too little to late as Tennessee held on for the victory with Medley adding a 38-yard field goal for good measure near the end of regulation.

Tennessee converted on 9-of-18 chances on third down while Arkansas State was only successful on 4-of-17.

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