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Postgame Notes: White 44, Orange 29

April 22, 2017

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Postgame Notes: White 44, Orange 29

April 22, 2017

For the Record

  • Game called after first half due to inclement weather
  • The White team won, 44-29, for the second time in five seasons during the Butch Jones era.
  • The win moved the White Team into a tie in the all-time series, with a record of 27-27-3.

Statistical Leaders

  • Quinten Dormady finished the day a perfect 10-of-10 for 120 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Linebacker Landon Knoll led the Orange with five total tackles including two solo and one for loss.
  • Defensive end Darrell Taylor recorded the game’s only two sacks.

Special Honors & Awards

  • Some special awards were presented by the East Tennessee Chapter of the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame during a brunch Saturday.
  • Former Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer accepted the Robert R. Neyland Trophy for his outstanding contributions to intercollegiate athletics.
  • The Lindsey Nelson Broadcasting Award was presented to Woody Durham, voice of the North Carolina Tar Heels. In his time with the Heels, Durham called over 1,800 games including 13 Final Fours and six National Championships. Durham’s son Wes accepted the award on his behalf.
  • At the conclusion of the first quarter, head coach Butch Jones honored 2016 consensus All-American and projected first round draft pick Derek Barnett and his mother, Christine, with his spring jersey along with commemorative photos of his time at Tennessee.

SCORING THE GAME

  • Get D+D objective: 1 point
  • Get 1st down: 1 point
  • Field goal: 3 points
  • Touchdown: 7 points
  • Win 1-on-1: 1 point
  • Get D+D objective: 1 point
  • Get off field: 1 point
  • 3 and out: 3 points
  • Turnover forced: 7 points
  • Win 1-on-1: 1 point

Vols Presented With Spring Practice Awards

  • The AL Wilson Teammate Award, is named in honor of the former Vol All-American, First-Round draft pick, and NFL All-Pro Bowler. This year’s winner is Darrell Taylor.
  • The Peyton Manning Teammate Award, is named in honor of the former Vol All-American, first overall draft pick, NFL MVP, Super Bowl Champion and Ring of Honor Member. This year’s winner is John Kelly.
  • The Harvey Robinson Award, given to the spring’s most-improved offensive player, is named in honor of the former Vol player, Assistant Coach and Head Coach. This year’s winner is Jakob Johnson.
  • The Andy Spiva Award, given to the spring’s most-improved defensive player, is named in honor of the former Vol linebacker. This year’s winner is Justin Martin.
  • The John Stucky Award is presented to the players that demonstrate the best physical and mental condition during the off-season program. This year’s winners are Latrell Williams and Quay Picou.
  • And for the Tennessee Football Spring 63 Award. This year’s winner is Marquez Callaway.
  • The My All Award is in recognition to a non-scholarship athlete for their contribution and effort throughout spring practice. This years’ winners are… Thomas Edwards, Brandon Benedict, Chip Omer and Paul Bain

THE CIRCLE OF LIFE

First Quarter Highlights

Second Quarter Highlights

  • Taylor recorded his second sack on Guarantano in the second quarter for a third-down stop and a loss of five.
  • In the White team’s third red zone trip, Dormady hit Eli Wolf on a wheel route for a 19-yard touchdown.

Quarterback Competition

  • The quarterback competition featured Zac Jancek, Will McBride, Jarrett Guarantano, Sheriron Jones and Quinten Dormady. There were 10 total throws ranging from throwing stationary out routes, to moving dummies over the middle and even the cross bar and trash cans.
  • The eleventh throw simulated Josh Dobbs’ 55-yard Hail Mary pass to a Jauan Jennings cut-out in the endzone.
  • Both McBride and Dormady hit Jennings in the endzone but Dormady earned the win with 10 points edging McBride’s nine.

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