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By Tim Letcher
SEC Digital Network
Rajion Neal rushed for 141 yards and the Tennessee defense pitched a shutout as the Volunteers blanked Austin Peay 45-0 in the first game of the Butch Jones Era.
Justin Worley threw only 13 passes, connecting on 11 of those, including three touchdowns on the day.
Marlin Lane added a pair of rushing touchdowns for Tennessee, who led 42-0 at halftime.
Austin Peay, of the Ohio Valley Conference, managed only 211 total yards of offense.
Passing - Andrew Spivey, 11-22, 94 yards, 1 INT
Rushing - Tim Phillips, 8 carries, 38 yards
Receiving - Darryl Clack, 3 receptions, 80 yards
Passing - Justin Worley, 11-13, 104 yards, 3 TD
Rushing - Rajion Neal, 16 carries, 141 yards, 1 TD
Receiving - Marquez North, 3 receptions, 33 yards
• Tennessee had a 21-0 lead before Austin Peay was able to get a first down
• Tennessee had its first shutout since a 24-0 win over Middle Tennessee on November 5, 2011
• Austin Peay has lost 17 straight road games