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mad4vols

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From ‘82-‘85, Tony Robinson set new standards for passing at UT. He threw for 3,332 yards and 23 touchdowns during his career. Although, not known for his running ability, Robinson did rush for 187 career yards and 4TDs, before an injury @ Alabama ended his Tennessee career.

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For some reason I have one of those “time stood still moments” when Tony Robinson was injured during the 1985 Alabama game. I was 21 years old, working a part time job at West Town Mall listening to the game on the radio. At the time I didn’t realize how bad the injury to Robinson was. I kept thinking, that’s it, no way we can beat Bama now. Thank goodness I was wrong and Tennessee held on and we extended the streak to 4 years over Bama.
 

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In 2007, UT traveled to Starkville to play Mississippi State. Trailing 14-7, Erik Ainge hit Lucas Taylor on a 51 yrd TD to start a rally that led to a 33-21 Vols victory. Taylor would grab 11 receptions for 186 yards and the one touchdown. Taylor would finish the season with 73 catches for 1,000 yrds, and 5 TDs.

Taylor making a catch vs State
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mad4vols

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In the 1996 Citrus Bowl, UT faced Eddie George and Ohio State. The defense kept George in check and Jay Graham ran wild, but the steady play of Peyton Manning led the Vols to a 20-14 victory. For the day, Manning was 20-35 for 182 yrds and a TD to Joey Kent.
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I have rewatched this game so many times.
 

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Chuck Webb had some memorable games at UT, but the 1993 Ole Miss game was his finest. Webb broke Johnnie Jones’s single game rushing record with 294 yrds. In the second half alone, Webb ran for 180 yrds, helping the Vols to a 33-21 victory.
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These old helmet look so dated.
 

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The ‘63 season was disappointing (5-5), but did end with a satisfying 14-0 victory over Vanderbilt. In the game, numerous fights broke out, but Mallon Faircloth kept his composure, and rushed for 179 yards. For the season, Faircloth eclipsed 1,000 yards combined rushing and passing.

Faircloth #43

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jdhallvols

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From ‘93-‘96, Joey Kent was fortunate to play with Shuler and Manning. During his time in Knoxville, Kent set receiving records in catches, yards, and TDs. Kent finished with 25 TDs, 2,814 yards, and 183 receptions! Simply put, the best receiver to wear Orange.

Probably stepping in a big pile of pooh here but....

JK is statistically the most productive receiver to wear Orange.

Tennessee Volunteers football statistical leaders - Wikipedia

I'm not sure "the best receiver" is accurate but your opinion here is warranted.

tennessee volunteers best wide receivers - Google Search

Go Vols!
 

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