WATCH: Former Tennessee Receiver Scores First NFL Touchdown

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    New Orleans Saints WR Marquez Callaway. Photo via New Orleans Saints (@Saints) on Twitter.

    Former Tennessee receiver Marquez Calloway scored his first NFL touchdown Sunday, hauling in a seven-yard pass from Jameis Winston in the Saints 28-13 win over New England.

    With the Saints leading 7-0 late in the second quarter, Winston found Callaway over the middle on third-and-goal.

    Callaway was known for his ability to high point the ball at Tennessee. He showed it on the score, winning the jump ball against a Patriot defender.

    The four-year contributor at Tennessee hauled four catches for 41 yards in the win, leading the Saints in catches and receiving yards.

    Callaway wasn’t the only former Vol to score for the Saints as Alvin Kamara scored on an 11-yard pass.

    Callaway scored his first professional touchdown this preseason, hauling in a pair of impressive catches in a dominant performance.

    Here’s the touchdown catch.

    Ryan Schumpert is a senior at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville who has covered University of Tennessee athletics since the moment he stepped on campus. He just completed a three-year stint with the Daily Beacon, the last two of which as the Sports Editor. Ryan also spent last three years at Volquest providing strong Tennessee baseball coverage of Tony Vitello's resurgent program. While the bulk of Ryan's responsibilities involved beat coverage and writing, he also recorded podcasts for both the Beacon and Volquest. Did we leave out the part about Ryan interning for the Smokies? Ryan's work ethic, versatility, and strong writing skills are but three of the reasons why Vol Nation will be hearing from Ryan for years to come.