Vols lose to Missouri; Dooley future in doubt

Vols lose to Missouri; Dooley future in doubt

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By JIM WOGAN
6 Sports Director

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Missouri's Andrew Baggett kicked a 35-yard field goal as the Tigers beat Tennessee 51-48 in four overtimes, leaving embattled Vols head coach Derek Dooley's future at Tennessee is serious doubt. 

"I don't know because I am hurting,"  Dooley said after the game when asked about his tenure at Tennessee.

Tennessee jumped to a 21-7 lead in the first half, but Missouri tied the game 28-28 on a 25-yard touchdown pass with 25 seconds left in the regulation.

Tennessee had the ball with a chance to win the game, but Dooley elected to run out the clock with two timeouts remaining.

Both teams swapped touchdowns in the three overtime periods.

Tennessee was stopped on downs in the fourth overtime, allowing Missouri to kick the game winning field goal.

Tyler Bray led the Vols offensively with 404 yards passing and three touchdowns.

The Tennessee defense contained Missouri in the first half, but the Tigers managed to churn out 454 yards total offense.

Tennessee falls to 4-6 overall and 0-6 in the SEC.

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