Eric Ainge threw for 259 yards and two touchdown passes and Lucas Taylor had career highs of 11 catches for 186 yards today (Saturday) to lead No. 25 Tennessee to a 33-21 victory over Mississippi State.
The Volunteers fell behind the Bulldogs 14-7 early, but Ainge hit Taylor for a 51-yard touchdown in the second quarter that started the rally and Arian Foster scored on a 1-yard run after a personal foul penalty in the third quarter to help Tennessee pull away.
Daniel Lincoln also made four field goals to nail down Tennessee's third straight win and the fourth in its last five games.
Anthony Dixon rushed for 108 yards and a 31-yard touchdown that gave Mississippi State its early lead.