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Cedric Tillman Is Tennessee Football’s New Cookie Monster

Tennessee receiver Cedric Tillman is taking the torch as Knoxville’s cookie monster from Alontae Taylor. The former Vol cornerback is off to the NFL but his NIL deal with Moonshine Mountain Cookies lives on with the redshirt senior receiver.

Any game Tillman catches two or more touchdowns this season, the Knoxville based cookie shop will give out two free cookies to every customer.

Tillman is a preseason Second Team All-SEC selection after tallying 1,081 yards and 12 touchdowns a season ago. The Las Vegas native recorded multiple touchdowns in two games a season ago — the regular season finale against Vanderbilt and the Music City Bowl loss against Purdue.

Tillman tallied three touchdowns in his junior season finale to cap off a dominant six game stretch to end the season which saw him total 787 yards and nine touchdowns.

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A season ago, Moonshine Mountain gave every customer two free cookies every time Alontae Taylor intercepted a pass. Taylor gave the people of Knoxville six free cookies, intercepting passes in wins over Tennessee Tech and Kentucky as well as a two-point attempt in the Vols’ lopsided win over South Carolina.

Moonshine Mountain gave out the free cookies either the Saturday of the game or the following Monday. The shop is closed on Sundays.

Taylor cashed in on his free cookies the Monday after Tennessee’s win at Kentucky, interacting with fans in line.

Tennessee opens Josh Heupel’s second season inside Neyland Stadium on Sept. 1. Kickoff between the Vols and Ball State is at 7 p.m. ET.

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