The Tennessean
College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Tennessee 35, North Carolina State 21
When: 7:30 PM   ET ,  Friday, August 31, 2012
Where: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 55529
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Tennessee 22 0 10 3 35
North Carolina State 7 7 0 7 21
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:31
Tennessee   TD  North Carolina State 0 - Tennessee 6
Cordarrelle Patterson 41 yd. pass from Tyler Bray (kick failed)
1st Quarter - 5:15
North Carolina State   TD  North Carolina State 7 - Tennessee 6
Tony Creecy 2 yd. run (Niklas Sade kick)
1st Quarter - 1:07
Tennessee   TD  North Carolina State 7 - Tennessee 13
Zach Rogers 72 yd. pass from Tyler Bray (Michael Palardy kick)
1st Quarter - 0:51
Tennessee   S  North Carolina State 7 - Tennessee 15
Mike Glennon tackled in end zone by Curt Maggitt for a safety
1st Quarter - 0:29
Tennessee   TD  North Carolina State 7 - Tennessee 22
Cordarrelle Patterson 67 yd. run (Michael Palardy kick)
2nd Quarter - 3:42
North Carolina State   TD  North Carolina State 14 - Tennessee 22
James Washington 2 yd. run (Niklas Sade kick)
3rd Quarter - 4:17
Tennessee   TD  North Carolina State 14 - Tennessee 29
Rajion Neal 8 yd. run (Michael Palardy kick)
3rd Quarter - 1:28
Tennessee   FG  North Carolina State 14 - Tennessee 32
Michael Palardy 20 yd. field goal
4th Quarter - 13:46
North Carolina State   TD  North Carolina State 21 - Tennessee 32
Bryan Underwood 5 yd. pass from Mike Glennon (Niklas Sade kick)
4th Quarter - 1:44
Tennessee   FG  North Carolina State 21 - Tennessee 35
Michael Palardy 34 yd. field goal
TEAMS
Team Records
  Tennessee North Carolina State
W/L 1 - 0 - 0 0 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Team Stats
  Tennessee North Carolina State
Score 35 21
1st Downs 23 22
3rd Down Efficiency 9-for-19
47%
6-for-16
38%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-2
0%
1-for-3
33%
Total Yards 524 407
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 38-191 32-119
Average/Rush 5.0 3.7
Passing
Comp-Att 27-41 27-48
Passing Yards 333 288
Average/Pass Play 7.9 5.9
Penalties-Yards 6-35 4-40
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 3-0
Interceptions Thrown 0 4
Time of Possession 31:47 28:13
PLAYER STATS
Tennessee (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Bray 27/41 333 2 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
M. Glennon 27/46 288 1 4
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Lane Jr. 9 75 8.3 0
C. Patterson 2 72 36.0 1
R. Neal 22 53 2.4 1
D. Young 2 -2 -1.0 0
T. Bray 2 -5 -2.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Greene 11 53 4.8 0
T. Creecy 10 48 4.8 1
J. Washington 5 12 2.4 1
M. Glennon 6 6 1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Patterson 6 93 15.5 1
Z. Rogers 2 87 43.5 1
J. Hunter 9 73 8.1 0
J. Carter 1 20 20.0 0
B. Bartholomew 2 19 9.5 0
M. Lane Jr. 2 19 9.5 0
M. Rivera 1 13 13.0 0
V. Dallas 1 7 7.0 0
D. Young 1 4 4.0 0
R. Neal 2 -2 -1.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
Q. Payton 4 129 32.2 0
A. Watson 4 50 12.5 0
M. Carter 5 46 9.2 0
T. Palmer 4 28 7.0 0
J. Washington 3 10 3.3 0
B. Underwood 3 9 3.0 1
M. Greene 1 9 9.0 0
C. Hegedus 1 7 7.0 0
T. Creecy 1 1 1.0 0
R. Smith 1 -1 -1.0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
B. Moore 1 18 0
E. Gordon 1 12 0
P. Waggner 1 8 0
M. Teague 1 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
C. Maggitt 1.0 18.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
S. Lucas 1.0 3.0
Tackles
  TK Ast
D. Amerson 9 0
E. Wolff 9 3
B. Bishop 8 1
S. Lucas 7 2
J. Burris 6 2
R. Dowdy 5 1
D. Johnson 3 2
B. Slay 2 1
Q. Payton 1 0
R. Noel 1 0
D. Cato-Bishop 1 1
M. Rose 1 1
A. Norman 1 1
T. McGill 1 1
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
C. Maggitt 1.0 18.0
D. Sapp 1.0 4.0
M. Couch 1.0 3.0
B. Randolph 1.0 2.0
E. Gordon 1.0 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
S. Lucas 2.0 5.0
E. Wolff 2.0 3.0
D. Johnson 1.5 6.0
R. Noel 1.0 6.0
R. Dowdy 1.0 3.0
D. Cato-Bishop 1.0 3.0
B. Bishop 0.5 2.0
Fumbles
  NO.
T. Bray 1
Fumbles
  NO.
M. Glennon 3