By BETH RUCKER
AP Sports Writer
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - If there's a more explosive offense in
the country than Oregon's, Tennessee coach Derek Dooley hasn't
He's well aware that the Volunteers' defense is in for a true
test when the No. 11 Ducks come to town on Saturday.
The Tennessee defense was dominant in a 50-0 win over
Tennessee-Martin on Saturday stopping runners at the line of
scrimmage, snaring two interceptions and keeping UT Martin out of
the red zone.
They'll get a much better idea of what kind of defense they
really are against Oregon's speedy spread offense led by
quarterback Darron Thomas, a threat in both the passing and running
game, and LaMichael James, who rushed last season for 1,546 yards.
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