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There are different ways to celebrate an overtime victory to open the season. Apparently one Tennessee player planned on doing so by skipping class.

Following the Vols’ 42-41 win in double overtime, defensive lineman Darrell Taylor was captured telling a teammate “I’m not going to class” just before the broadcast went off air.

In fairness, the game ended around midnight and it’s a long trip back to Knoxville from Atlanta. Plus, Taylor did earn himself a break after stuffing a 2-point conversion that would have won the game for the Yellow Jackets:

Maybe some of the professors at UT will go easy on their students after the team earned its first win of the season. After all, the difference between a 1-0 and a 0-1 start is huge.

Jason has contributed to numerous websites in the past covering a wide range of sports including SEC football for the past four seasons. He began his journalism career as a student journalist at the University of Tennessee where he covered the Vols for the student radio station and newspaper. Here’s ...Read more
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