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After 11 straight years of losing—including, most recently, back-to-back fourth quarter blown leads—Tennessee finally defeated Florida, this time inviting the Gators to blow a lead of their own.


Down 21-3 at the half, the no. 14 Vols scored five touchdowns in the second to beat the no. 19 Gators by a score of 38-28. Leading the charge was Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs, who redeemed a sluggish first half with 235 passing yards and a part in all five scores in the second.

Tennessee took the lead early in the fourth quarter as Dobbs connected with Jauan Jennings for a 67-yard catch, and the Vols didn’t look back from there.