No. 1 LSU handles Vols, 38-7

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jarrett Lee threw two touchdown passes, and Spencer Ware caught one and ran for another score as No. 1 LSU stayed unbeaten with another rout, 38-7 against Tennessee 38-7 on Saturday.

The win was the seventh straight by a double-digit margin for the Tigers (7-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) and marked the second consecutive season they've swept their three SEC East foes.

Morris Claiborne's 89-yard interception return set up Lee's 5-yard touchdown pass to Rueben Randle for a 7-0 lead with 14:56 in the second quarter. The Tigers started their next drive on the Vols 36, and Ware took a screen pass from Lee 13 yards for another score.

Lee finished 10 of 14 for 115 yards, Jordan Jefferson had 73 yards rushing and a touchdown on 14 carries.

Making is first start of the season, Matt Simms was 6 of 20 for 128 yards and two interceptions for Tennessee (3-3, 0-3).

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  • by Randy Location: Morristown on Oct 17, 2011 at 02:40 AM
    We do not need Fulmer back! What we do need is for UT to go ahead and fork out the big bucks and bring a huge name in here. And the longer they delay doing it the longer this program is going to hurt. TN can give up hopes of ever having a top 5 recruiting class under Dooley and without the ocasional years of classes like that, you are not going to compete. Mike Hamilton should be ran out of the state and not allowed to come back for destroying our football and basketball programs. He cost the university tons of money for years to come.
  • by michael Location: newport on Oct 16, 2011 at 01:30 AM
    simms is touroble i dont no witch one was worse simms or crompton
  • by bob smith Location: knoxville on Oct 15, 2011 at 10:39 PM
    are we looking for a coach yet? if not why? We need a top notch coach....Can we lure Ubern Myer?
  • by Susan Dale Location: Clinton, TN on Oct 15, 2011 at 09:09 PM
    Let Derek Dooley go......BRING PHIL FULMER BACK....


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