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Vince Staten: Swafford TD ended long scoring drought for Kingsport players at UT

September 27th, 2013 7:09 am by Vince Staten

Vince Staten: Swafford TD ended long scoring drought for Kingsport players at UT

It only took Devaun Swafford four games — four games — into his first season on the University of Tennessee football team before he scored a touchdown.

Devaun is from Kingsport. This time last year he was playing for D-B. And last Saturday he scored a touchdown after intercepting a pass against Florida.

Swafford scored his touchdown in the first quarter, giving UT an early lead that, as everyone knows, didn’t hold up. Still, it was an exciting moment that got his picture crossing the goal line on the front page of the Times News sports section on Sunday.

Before Swafford’s TD, when was the last time a Kingsport native scored for UT? That’s the question for the day.

Read more in Friday's Times-News or in the expanded electronic edition.


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