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Tennessee seeking more big plays next season

Published On: Dec 01 2013 09:42:38 PM CST

Tennessee coach Butch Jones wants to make sure the Volunteers' season doesn't end in November again anytime soon.
    
Jones said Saturday after a season-ending 27-14 victory at Kentucky that "it's expected we go to bowl games from here on out."
    
Tennessee will have a better chance of earning its first bowl bid since 2010 and ending a string of four straight losing seasons next year if it shows the big-play ability it displayed Saturday. Tennessee had three touchdowns of at least 40 yards and produced five sacks against Kentucky.
    
Before Saturday, Tennessee's offense hadn't produced a touchdown of at least 40 yards since Rajion Neal's 47-yard run in a season-opening 45-0 triumph over Austin Peay. The defense had recorded one sack in its last four games.