Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech live updates

The Vols trailed 28-14 in the fourth quarter but came back to win 42-41 in double overtime.

Team 121 takes the field for the first time of its 2017 season in Atlanta against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Tennessee and Georgia Tech are playing each other for the first time since 1987.

Vols head coach Butch Jones refused to name a starting quarterback ahead of their season-opener,  but sophomore Quinten Dormady stepped out as the starter Monday night. 

UPDATE: 8:46 p.m. The Yellow Jackets put the first points on the board, with under two minutes left in the first quarter. TaQuan Marshall ran the ball in for six. The Vols are down 7-0 heading into the second quarter.

UPDATE: 9:06 p.m. A forced fumble by Tennessee linebacker Daniel Bituli gives the Vols great field position. Running back John Kelly dives into the end zone for the score. The PAT is good and the Vols tie it up at 7. 

UPDATE: 9:25 p.m. Georgia Tech's KirVonte Benson scores from one yard out. They take a 14-7 elad in the second quarter.

UPDATE 10:04 p.m. Georgia Tech stretches their lead, 21-7.

UPDATE: 10:30 p.m. Tennessee kept themselves in the game when Quinten Dormady fires the first passing touchdown of the night to Marquez Callaway in the third quarter. 

UPDATE: 10:36 p.m. Georgia Tech shocks the Vols defense with a deep ball that sets up another touchdown.

UPDATE 10:46 p.m. Dormady finds Callaway again to put themselves within a touchdown. Vols trail 28-21.

UPDATE 11:13 p.m. John Kelly runs the ball in to tie the game at 28 with less than two minutes left in regulation.

UPDATE 11:24 p.m. Tennessee blocks GT's attempt to win the game with a 36-yard field goal. The game heads into overtime. 

UPDATE 11:31 p.m. Georgia Tech scores in OT, 35-28.

UPDATE 11:33 p.m. John Kelly strikes again! It's 35-35.

UPDATE 11:30 p.m. John Kelly scores his 4th touchdown of the night. The Vols lead 42-35 in 2OT.

UPDATE 11:45 p.m. Vols win 42-41! Yellow Jackets score and go for the two-point conversion. Darrell Taylor makes the game-winning tackle. 

Check back here for live updates throughout the game.

See: Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech photo gallery.

 

— WBIR Sports (@WBIRSports) September 5, 2017

Touchdown Georgia Tech.#Vols trail 14-7. 1:11 left in the the 2nd half.

— WBIR Sports (@WBIRSports) September 5, 2017

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