How UT's future foes fared

Three of Tennessee's five remaining opponents posted victories on Saturday. One lost and the other enjoyed an open date.

Here's a recap:

- South Carolina (Saturday in Knoxville). The Gamecocks (6-2, 3-2) scored on a 99-yard drive in the fourth quarter to notch a come-from-behind 14-10 defeat of visiting Vanderbilt. Alshon Jeffery had 8 catches for 161 yards, including the game-winning 43-yard touchdown grab. Stephen Garcia completed 22 of 33 passes for 312 yards and two TDs as Steve Spurrier won his 105 SEC game, tying him for third-place with former Georgia head man Vince Dooley.

- Memphis (Nov. 7 in Knoxville). The Tigers (2-5) had an open date but learned that sophomore quarterback Tyler Bass will be lost for the season following shoulder surgery. Bass, who started two games, had completed 65.4 percent of his passes for 673 yards and boasted an impressive 149.79 passer-efficiency rating.

- Ole Miss (Nov. 14 in Oxford). The Rebels (5-2, 2-2) finally flashed the form that made them a preseason top-5 team in a 30-17 defeat of Arkansas. Jevan Snead completed 22 of 33 passes for 332 yards and Ole converted on nine of 15 third-down plays.

- Vanderbilt (Nov. 21 in Knoxville). The Commodores (2-6, 0-5) led South Carolina 10-7 in the fourth quarter only to bow 14-10 by letting the Gamecocks go 99 yards for the game-winning touchdown. Warren Norman had a big game for the Dores, rushing 15 times for 83 yards and returning a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown. Norman is the first player in Vandy history to return two kickoffs for TDs in the same season.

- Kentucky (Nov. 28 in Lexington). The Wildcats (4-3, 1-3) got a little of everything from Randall Cobb in a 36-13 defeat of Louisiana Monroe. Cobb completed 2 of 4 passes for 46 yards, rushed three times for 41 yards, caught 4 passes for 27 yards and scored on a 73-yard punt return. Kentucky led 21-0 four minutes into the second quarter and coasted.


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