No. 12 Tennessee is rolling over Virginia in its season-opener as the Volunteers are dominating in the rushing game on the sides of the field. Tennessee looks to continue to be a serious contender for the SEC Championship and the College Football Playoff.

Through 3 quarters of play, Tennessee rushed 233 yards and 4 touchdowns on 40 carries for an average of 6.1 yards per carry. Junior Jaylen Wright rushed for 115 yards on 12 carries. Sophomore running back Dylan Sampson has rushed for 2 touchdowns on 6 carries. Quarterback Joe Milton III rushed for 33 yards and 2 touchdowns on 9 carries.

The defense of the Volunteers has the Cavaliers to only 50 yards on the ground on 28 carries. Virginia got its first touchdown of the game on a 17-yard run from senior Perris Jones.

Tennessee is looking to win its 4th-ever game versus Virginia in program history. The last time these teams met Tennessee defeated Virginia 23-22 in the 1991 Sugar Bowl.

Tennessee currently leads Virginia 35-10 with one more quarter of play.

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