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Worley, defense spark Vols past Utah State 38-7

Tennessee defensive back Brian Randolph,  bottom, upends Utah State wide receiver Brandon Swindall (11) during the first half of their NCAA college football game at Neyland Stadium, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 in Knoxville, Tenn.  (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Saul Young)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Worley threw for 273 yards and three touchdowns to help Tennessee beat Utah State 38-7 on Sunday night in a game matching two quarterbacks returning from injuries that ended their 2013 seasons prematurely.

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Temple upsets mistake-prone Vanderbilt 37-7

Temple's Jalen Fitzpatrick stiff-arm's Vanderbilt's Oren Burks on his way to a touchdown during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Brian Powers)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — P.J. Walker threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third score as Temple forced seven turnovers to upset Vanderbilt 37-7 in a game that ended Friday at 1:14 a.m. Central time.

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Johnson, Maggitt ready to lead Tennessee defense

In a Nov. 23, 2013, photo Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson, left, tackles Vanderbilt running back Wesley Tate suring a football game in Knoxville, Tenn.   Since entering the Tennessee  starting lineup as a freshman three years ago, Johnson has developed into an all-Southeastern Conference linebacker.   (AP Photo/The Knoxville News Sentinel, Adam Lau)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Since they cracked Tennessee’s starting lineup as freshmen three years ago, A.J. Johnson and Curt Maggitt have been among the most recognizable faces of Tennessee’s defense.

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