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Tennessee roars back to end losing streak vs. Gators

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More than 100,000 Tennessee fans were loudly and proudly singing Rocky Top after their 38-28 comeback win against the Florida Gators on Saturday. They may have quietly hummed a few bars of Ding Dong the Witch is Dead. After 11 straight losses to Florida, Tennessee finally walked off the field as a winner. That did not appear to be a likely scenario after the first 30 minutes. For a half, Florida fans were probably practicing their best version of The…

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Could this be the year Tennessee finally beats Florida?

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Florida is down to its second quarterback who has never taken a snap in a month. Wide receiver Antonio Callaway is still hurt and “only time will tell” if he can play Saturday. Florida is 3-0, but against three weak teams. So, will this finally be the year that Tennessee ends its losing streak against the Gators? It could happen. The game is in Rocky Top, which has Joshua Dobbs back at quarterback. And while the Gators still have the…

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Northwestern, Tennessee coming to Tampa for Outback Bowl

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The Outback Bowl announced on Sunday that the No. 13 Northwestern Wildcats of the Big 10 will square off against the No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers from the Southeastern Conference on New Year’s Day. The game will mark the second meeting between the schools with Tennessee winning the 1996 Citrus Bowl, 48-28. Northwestern enters the game with a 10-2 record, finishing second in the Big 10’s West Division. After winning their first five games, they suffered two lopsided losses to Iowa…

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