Western Kentucky at Tennessee

Vols beat turnover-prone Western Kentucky 52-20

By STEVE MEGARGEE
AP Sports Writer
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Justin Coleman and Cameron Sutton returned interceptions for touchdowns Saturday as Tennessee scored after each of Western Kentucky's five first-quarter turnovers in a 52-20 victory.

Western Kentucky (1-1) turned the ball over five times in a span of six snaps during the first quarter, turning an early 3-0 lead into a 31-3 deficit.

The Football Bowl Subdivision record for consecutive turnovers forced by a defense is seven straight series. Florida State had four fumbles and three interceptions in its first seven possessions of a 42-13 loss to Florida on Oct. 7, 1972.

Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty threw five interceptions, including Coleman's 23-yard touchdown return and Sutton's 36-yard score. Brian Randolph picked off two Doughty passes in the end zone.

Marlin Lane rushed for 97 yards and one touchdown for Tennessee (2-0). Rajion Neal ran for 74 yards and three touchdowns.

Western Kentucky's Antonio Anderson rushed for 111 yards.

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Scoring Summary
WKYGarrett Schwettman 37 yd FG
TENNJustin Coleman 23 yd interception return (Michael Palardy kick)
TENNCameron Sutton 36 yd interception return (Michael Palardy kick)
TENNMichael Palardy 23 yd FG
TENNRajion Neal 1 yd run (Michael Palardy kick)
TENNMarlin Lane 8 yd run (Michael Palardy kick)
WKYLeon Allen 1 yd run (Garrett Schwettman kick)
WKYNicholas Norris 6 yd pass from Brandon Doughty (Garrett Schwettman kick)
TENNRajion Neal 1 yd run (Michael Palardy kick)
WKYGarrett Schwettman 33 yd FG
TENNRajion Neal 7 yd run (Michael Palardy kick)
TENNBrendan Downs 1 yd pass from Justin Worley (Michael Palardy kick)
 
Team Stats
 WKYTENN
First Downs2120
Third Down Efficiency8-154-10
Fourth Down Efficiency0-00-0
Plays-Net Yards70-39364-382
Rushes-Yds34-17145-240
Passing Yds222142
Kick Return Yds13190
Punt Return Yds1620
Passes17-36-511-19-1
Punts3-1234-139
Fumbles-Lost4-20-0
Penalties-Yds8-702-17
Time of Poss.32:3627:24
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
WKY: Antonio Andrews 13-111, Leon Allen 13-52, Damarcus Smith 3-9, Keshawn Simpson 3-9, Brandon Doughty 2--10
TENN: Marlin Lane 16-97, Rajion Neal 15-74, Deanthonie Summerhill 9-40, Alton Howard 1-20, Alden Hill 2-11, Team 1--1, Justin Worley 1--1
PASSING
WKY: Brandon Doughty 17-34-222-5, Damarcus Smith 0-2-0-0
TENN: Justin Worley 11-19-142-1
RECEIVING
WKY: Leon Allen 4-35, Joel German 3-46, Willie McNeal 3-43, Antonio Andrews 1-43, Mitchell Henry 1-33, Kadeem Jones 1-10, Tim Gorski 1-7, Nicholas Norris 1-6, Taywan Taylor 1-1, Cameron Clemmons 1--2
TENN: Josh Smith 3-36, Johnathon Johnson 2-57, MarQuez North 2-27, Alton Howard 1-8, Marlin Lane 1-7, Jacob Carter 1-6, Brendan Downs 1-1
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Western Kentucky1st Conference USA East0-00-0
Tennessee1st SEC East0-00-0