Scrimmage highlights

A damp field put the damper on Tennessee's passing game as the Vols held their second full-scale scrimmage of spring practice today at Neyland Stadium.

Here are the best and worst plays:

Receiver Denarius Moore dropped a pass from Jonathan Crompton.

Quintin Hancock slipped and fell, enabling DeAngelo Willingham to intercept a Crompton pass.

Crompton hit tight end Luke Stocker in stride with a pass over the middle that gained 55 yards.

Scrambling to his left, Crompton found Josh Briscoe with a 7-yard touchdown pass.

Walk-on cornerback Derrick Furlow broke up a pass to tailback Lennon Creer with a huge hit.

Cornerback Art Evans decked Daryl Vereen for a two-yard loss with a nice open-field tackle.

Ahmad Paige had a 15-yard strike from B. J. Coleman bounce off his chest.

Stephens hit Page for a 15-yard gain on a quick slant.

Stephens, facing a delay penalty, called timeout and was chewed out by offensive coordinator Dave Clawson.

Stephens made a perfect throw for a 38-yard gainer to Paige.

Defensive end Ben Martin sacked Stephens for seven-yard loss.

Walk-on kicker Devin Mathis hit field goals of 28, 28 and 29 yards.

Chad Cunningham punted 48 yards, 36 and 35.

Britton Colquitt, who is practicing though suspended for the first games, punted for 38 yards.

Arian Foster made a couple of nice inside moves on a five-yard run.

DeAngelo Willingham made a nice break on the ball to intercept a Crompton pass intended for Denarius Moore.

Adam Myers-White sacked Crompton for minus-8 on a linebacker blitz.

Myers-White made an athletic play to break up a pass intended for Austin Rogers.

End Robert Ayers sacked Crompton for a loss of 7.

Linebacker LaMarcus Thompson threw Poole for a loss of 1.

Guard-turned-tight end Cody Pope reeled in a seven-yard pass from Coleman.

Furlow made a nice play to break up a Coleman pass intended for Paige.

Redshirt freshman safety Anthony Anderson threw linebacker-turned-fullback Austin Johnson for a six-yard loss on a safety-valve pass.

Anderson came back three plays later to make a spectacular diving interception of a Coleman pass. Defensive coordinator John Chavis celebrated by high-stepping along the sidelines.

Dennis Rogan made a nifty cutback on a 53-yard punt return … only to be wrestled to the ground on a touchdown-saving tackle by Cunningham.

Ahmad Paige showed a tremendous burst of speed on a 19-yard return of a 41-yard Colquitt punt.

Arian Foster bounced off a big hit by linebacker Ellix Wilson on a 19-yard ramble.

Robert Ayers dumped tailback Lennon Creer for a three-yard loss.

Daniel Lincoln hit a 41-yard field goal, missed twice from 43, hit from 43, then nailed a 51-yarder with five yards to spare.

Rogan made a terrific pass breakup only to be flagged for a questionable pass interference.

Tackle Demonte Bolden batted down a Crompton pass at the line of scrimmage.

Creer caught a 10-yard pass from Crompton, then got in a fist-fight with Ellix Wilson at the end of the play.

Rogan stepped in front of Denarius Moore, who slipped, to intercept a Crompton pass and return it 82 yards for a touchdown.

Redshirt freshman linebacker Chris Donald dumped Daryl Vereen for a three-yard loss.

Linebacker Nick Reveiz sacked Stephens for a four-yard loss.

Linebacker Savion Frazier blew up a screen pass and dumped Tauren Poole for a three-yard loss.

Coleman threaded the needle in traffic on a 19-yard strike to Briscoe.

Walk-on quarterback Tanner Shamblin hit Tyler Maples with a 36-yard touchdown pass against third-team defenders.

A crunching hit by Adam Myers-White broke up a Stephens pass to fullback Kevin Cooper.

Stephens connected with Quintin Hancock on a 24-yard pass.

Demetrice Morley blocked a 27-yard field goal attempt by Daniel Lincoln. Eric Berry scooped up the loose ball and would've gone 80 yards for a touchdown if UT coaches hadn't ordered the play ruled dead.

Creer scored on three short TD runs in goalline work.

Crompton and Coleman completed three-yard TD passes in goalline work.


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