The Tennessee defense kept South Carolina in check, and junior Jaylen Wright rushed for 123 yards and was one of three backs with touchdown runs as the No. 21/19 Volunteers earned a 41-20 league victory Saturday night over the Gamecocks.
UT (4-1, 1-1 SEC) donned its Nike “Dark Mode” uniforms with black helmets, black jerseys, and black pants in front of a capacity crowd of 101,915 on Champions Weekend, when the 1998 SEC and BCS National Championship team and other UT championship squads and individuals were recognized. The Vols, who are 2-0 in all-black and 4-1 all-time (3-0 vs. USC) in black jerseys, have now sold out nine consecutive home games.
Tennessee is off until they welcome Texas A&M to Neyland Stadium on Oct. 14. The kickoff time and television designation have not been announced yet.
Photo: Fans during the game between the South Carolina Gamecocks and the Tennessee Volunteers at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN. Photo By Emma Ramsey/Tennessee Athletics