Vols season-ender not one to be forgotten

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The 2016 season is officially over, but the Tennessee Volunteers certainly ended the year with a bang.

The Vols' 38-24 victory over Nebraska to close the season out a 9-4 will be a night for members of Team 120 to remember forever—especially if you're Derek Barnett.

The 6-foot-3, 265-pound defensive end collected his 33rd career sack tonight versus the Cornhuskers in only his third year at Tennessee, surpassing VFL Reggie White's 32 career sacks over a four-year time period.

It was no shock to his teammates, though.

Senior defensive tackle LaTroy Lewis even compared the lead-up of Barnett's moment of history to a thriller-category flick.

"Have you ever seen one of those movies where you know it's gonna happen, and it just keeps building and building?" Lewis said."It was one of those type of movies where, at the end, when it finally happened, our entire sideline exploded.

"I'm proud of him. He can officially call himself the greatest of all time."

Watch the video above to hear what Barnett's teammates had to say about his record-breaking moment during the final matchup of the season. 

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