VIDEO: Vols Celebrate Outback Bowl Win

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    The Vols rolled to a 45-6 victory over Northwestern in the Outback Bowl on Friday afternoon, and the players took to the field after the game to celebrate with fans. The win was the largest margin of victory for the Vols in a bowl game in team history, and it was capped off by a 100-yard pick six by Evan Berry with eight seconds remaining in the game.

    It started with Tennessee’s quarterback, Josh Dobbs, leading the Pride of the Southland Band as they played Rocky Top.

    Then safety Brian Randolph, who had one of Tennessee’s four interceptions on the day, took the UT flag to the stands to celebrate with fans.

    And the celebration just kept on going.

    The Vols scored the second-most points in a bowl game in program history, tying the 2015 Taxslayer Bowl, 2002 Citrus Bowl, and 1994 Gator Bowl. Tennessee totaled four sacks and had four interceptions in the game and never turned the ball over themselves.

    Tennessee’s 45 points were also the most points allowed by Northwestern in a game this season, topping the 40 points Iowa put on them earlier in the season.

    The win in the Outback Bowl marks Tennessee’s 6th straight victory to end the 2015 season and is the Vols’ 2nd straight bowl victory.

    In short, the Vols had plenty to celebrate after the game.

    Nathanael Rutherford
    Nathanael Rutherford is the managing editor and social media manager for Rocky Top Insider. Nathanael graduated from the University of Tennessee and cultivated a passion for the Vols while growing up in Knoxville a mere 10 minutes from Neyland Stadium. He's been a part of the RTI team since November of 2015 and has been the editor of RTI since June of 2017. If he's not talking or writing about Tennessee athletics, he's probably talking about Star Wars.