HOW THEY SCORED

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AUBURN, Ala. — Staff writer David Cobb ex­am­ines the scor­ing drives from Ten­nessee’s 30-24 win at Auburn:

FIRST QUAR­TER

AU — Chan­dler Cox 1-yard run (An­ders Carl­son kick), 9:44

Drive: 14 plays, 75 yards, 5:16 Key play: A 15-yard com­ple­tion from Jar­rett Stid­ham to Seth Wil­liams put the Tigers in the red zone and put a jolt into a me­thod­i­cal, game-open­ing touch­down drive.

AUBURN 7, TEN­NESSEE 0

UT — Brent Cimaglia 42-yard field goal, 5:24 Drive: 8 plays, 50 yards, 4:20 Key play: A 19-yard pass from Jar­rett Guar­an­tano to Tim Jor­dan helped save a drive that was ham­pered by a hold­ing call on Trey Smith that put Ten­nessee be­hind the chains.

AUBURN 7, TEN­NESSEE 3

AU — Carl­son 20-yard field goal, 2:20

Drive: 10 plays, 73 yards, 3:04

Key play: Ten­nessee’s de­fense held on three con­sec­u­tive plays with Auburn in­side the 3-yard line, forc­ing the Tigers to kick a field goal.

AUBURN 10, TEN­NESSEE 3

SEC­OND QUAR­TER

UT — Ty Chan­dler 42-yard pass from Jar­rett Guar­an­tano (Cimaglia kick), 10:44 Drive: 5 plays, 59 yards, 2:21 Key play: Fac­ing third-and13 af­ter a crip­pling penalty, Guar­an­tano found Jen­nings for a 20-yard gain over the mid­dle to ex­tend the drive. TEN­NESSEE 10, AUBURN 10

AU — An­thony Schwartz 76-yard pass from Stid­ham (Carl­son kick), 3:26 Drive: 2 plays, 79 yards, 0:43 Key play: Bryce Thomp­son missed a tackle and Schwartz out­ran the rest of the de­fense for a touch­down that changed the game’s mo­men­tum. AUBURN 17, TEN­NESSEE 10

UT — Cimaglia 45-yard field goal, 0:07

Drive: 7 plays, 24 yards, 0:37 Key play: Bran­don John­son took a big hit as he made a third-down re­cep­tion from Guar­an­tano to ex­tend the drive and help put Ten­nessee in field-goal range. AUBURN 17, TEN­NESSEE 13

THIRD QUAR­TER

UT — Jauan Jen­nings 25-yard pass from Guar­an­tano (Cimaglia kick), 3:25 Drive: 12 plays, 86 yards, 6:24

Key play: Guar­an­tano hit Josh Palmer for a 36-yard com­ple­tion down the right side­line on third-and-9. It was one of four third-down con­ver­sions on the drive. TEN­NESSEE 20, AUBURN 17

UT — Alon­tae Tay­lor 8-yard fum­ble re­turn (Cimaglia kick), 2:34

Key play: Alexis John­son and Kyle Phillips com­bined to sack Stid­ham, who re­lin­quished the foot­ball as he fell to the turf. Even­tu­ally, it ended up in Tay­lor’s hands. TEN­NESSEE 27, AUBURN 17

FOURTH QUAR­TER

UT — Cimaglia 20-yard field goal, 9:04

Drive: 5 plays, 47 yards, 2:05 Key play: Auburn’s de­fense forced a rare Ten­nessee third-down in­com­ple­tion, which meant the Vols were forced to kick a field goal. The stop gave the Tigers a glim­mer of hope. TENNESSEEE 30, AUBURN 17

AU — Seth Wil­liams 14-yard pass from Stid­ham (Carl­son kick), 0:37

Drive: 13 plays, 88 yards, 1:56 Key play: Auburn re­fused to go qui­etly, kick­ing off its fi­nal scor­ing drive with an 18-yard com­ple­tion from Stid­ham to Wil­liams on the sec­ond play. TENNESSEEE 30,

AUBURN 24

AP PHOTO/VASHA HUNT

Head coaches Gus Malzahn of Auburn, left, and Jeremy Pruitt of Ten­nessee shake hands af­ter Ten­nessee won 30-24 Satur­day at Auburn. It was Pruitt’s first SEC vic­tory at UT.

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