Vols comeback to beat the Wildcats 17-13 in Lexington

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WATE) – After going down 13 to 0 after the first quarter, the Vols come back to score 17 unanswered points to defeat the Wildcats 17-13, winning their third game in a row.

Freshman quarterback Brian Maurer started the game for the Vols and only was able to put them in position for a field goal in the first half. Redshirt Junior quarterback Jarrett Guarantano started the second half for the Vols and went 7 of 8 passing for 115 yards and 2 touchdowns.

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The Wildcats out-gained the Vols in total yardage 327 to 296, but couldn’t capitalize on any of their drives after the first quarter.

The Vols are now 5-5 on the season and 3-3 in conference play.

Tennessee will be on a bye next week and will face Missouri the following week away from Neyland.

Kentucky running back Asim Rose (10) is tackled by several Tennessee defenders during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, in Lexington, Ky. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

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