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The Vols led BYU by three points in the closing seconds when Cougars quarterback Zach Wilson found Micah Simon for a yard gain to set up a game-tying field goal that forced overtime. The Cougars pulled off a stunning victory in front of an announced crowd of 92, at Neyland Stadium.
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BYU never led until overtime. The Vols dropped to to start a season for the first time since Big play dooms Vols BYU mustered only one play that went for at least 20 yards until its final possession.
The Cougars faced a third-and-6 from their own yard line with 17 seconds remaining when Simon slipped behind cornerback Alontae Taylor. BYU finished with rushing yards on 30 carries. The Vols also did a better job pressuring the quarterback, sacking Wilson four times.
Tennessee had a advantage in total offense. Rather than hand the ball off to a running back, the Vols called for an end-around run to wide receiver Josh Palmer.
He was stopped for no gain, ending a drive that could have allowed the Vols to cement the victory. Contributing: Associated Press.