O&W highlights

So much for Tennessee's new West Coast Offense being a dink-and-dunk attack …

Jonathan Crompton hit Denarius Moore with a 74-yard touchdown pass on the opening play, setting an early tone as the White (No. 1 offense) hammered the Orange (No. 2 offense) 38-16 Saturday at Neyland Stadium in the Vols' annual spring game.

What follows are the other highlights in chronological order:

Tackle Dan Williams threw tailback Tauren Poole for a one-yard loss.

Quintin Hancock made a nice sliding catch of a 20-yard pass from Crompton.

Running the G-Gun direct-snap package, Gerald Jones kept around right end for a 12-yard gain.

Sophomore tailback Lennon Creer rambled 28 yards on his first carry, then burst through a good hole in the middle of the line for a three-yard touchdown on his second, giving the White a 14-0 lead.

Senior end Robert Ayers decked Ja'Kouri Williams for a two-yard loss.

End Wes Brown got B. J. Coleman on a six-yard sack.

Creer rambled 12 yards on his third carry of the game, then turned a short dump pass over the middle into a 13-yard gain.

Crompton found tight end Luke Stocker over the middle for a 21-yard gain.

A huge hit by linebacker LaMarcus Thompson broke up a pass intended for Quintin Hancock.

Crompton found Gerald Jones for a 13-yard gain.

Crompton hit Josh Briscoe with an 18-yard touchdown strike, widening the gap to 21-0 with 25 seconds left in the 12-minute first quarter. Crompton was 6 of 7 for 150 yards and two TDs at this point.

Ja'Kouri Williams showed his speed on a 36-yard kickoff return that would've been a 90-yard TD if kicker Chad Cunningham hadn't made a saving tackle.

Redshirt freshman linebacker Chris Donald dumped walk-on tailback Justin Wright for a two-yard loss.

A big hit by defensive back Vince Faison caused a Wright fumble that was recovered and returned 36 yards by redshirt freshman cornerback C. J. Fleming.

Walk-on kicker Devin Mathis nailed a 30-yard field goal as the Orange narrowed the gap to 21-3.

Defensive end Andre Mathis dropped Creer for a two-yard loss.

Redshirt freshman B.J. Coleman, rolling to his right, threw a 15-yard strike to Quintin Hancock.

Ayers batted down a pass by Coleman.

Crompton completed a short toss to Gerald Jones, who sidestepped Nick Reveiz and picked up 12 yards.

Defensive tackle Victor Thomas sacked Crompton for a loss of six.

Sophomore safety Eric Berry intercepted a pass off the fingers of Quintin Hancock, then returned it 25 yards.

Again operating out of the G-Gun, Gerald Jones fired a 17-yard touchdown pass to Denarius Moore for a 28-3 White lead.

Safety Demetrice Morley put a highlight-reel hit on Hancock on an incompletion from Coleman.

Wes Brown sacked Coleman for minus-10.

Tauren Poole showed a nice burst on a 12-yard run.

Crompton hit Gerald Jones for a gain of 22 yards.

Crompton hit Josh Briscoe with a 32-yard strike as the lead swelled to 35-3 with just 27 seconds left to halftime.

Wes Brown dumped Ahmad Paige for a loss of nine on an end-around.

Safety Demetrice Morley picked off a Nick Stephens bomb and returned it 18 yards.

Crompton found Hancock for a gain of 10 yards.

Daniel Lincoln nailed a 43-yard field goal, increasing the score to 38-3.

Crompton hit Briscoe on a slant route for a 14-yard gain.

Crompton made his one bad decision of the day, trying to hit tight end Luke Stocker on a well-covered pass over the middle. Linebacker LaMarcus Thompson made a dandy interception and a 34-yard return.

Sophomore defensive end Ben Martin batted down a pass by Stephens.

Devin Mathis banged home a 45-yard field goal, pulling the Orange within 38-6 with 2:45 to play in the third quarter.

Tauren Poole showed his speed with an 18-yard burst up the gut. Safety Anthony Anderson made a saving tackle or Poole would've had a 65-yard TD.

Coleman found fullback Kevin Cooper for back-to-back gains of 13 and 21 yards.

Tackle Chase Nelson sacked Coleman for a loss of five.

Coleman lobbed a screen pass to Poole, who scored untouched from eight yards out as the Orange pulled within 38-13 with 10:05 remaining.

Walk-on kicker Taka Koyano booted a 41-yard field goal with 4:49 left, narrowing the gap to 38-16 and closing the scoring.

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