KNOXVILLE — Folks in the greater Knoxville area might have felt a sudden warm gust of wind around 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon.
It was the result of tens of thousands of individuals at Neyland Stadium exhaling in relief in unison.
Matt Simms hooked up with Denarius Moore on a 25-yard touchdown in the second overtime, and Tennessee escaped with a 32-29 victory over UAB.
After he lifted the Volunteers (2-2) to victory, members of the team lifted Moore onto their shoulders.
Much like his TD against Florida the week prior, Moore’s score this time was part of the designed game plan.
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