COL FB: Tennessee 39, Vanderbilt 10

Nov. 18, 2006 at 6:37 PM

NASHVILLE, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- LaMarcus Coker ran for 126 yards and two touchdowns and Erik Ainge passed for 266 yards and two TDs Saturday as 23rd-ranked Tennessee beat Vanderbilt, 39-10.

Coker, who carried the ball only 10 times, scored on runs of eight and 87 yards for the Volunteers (8-3, 4-3 SEC).

The Commodores (4-8, 1-7) pulled off a 28-24 upset at Tennessee last season to halt a 22-game series losing streak, but still haven't beaten the Vols at home since 1982.

Ainge completed 21-of-26 passes without an interception for Tennessee in its 12th straight win at Vanderbilt Stadium. Robert Meachem caught seven passes for 95 yards and a touchdown, and Jayson Swain had six catches for 76 yards and a touchdown.

Vanderbilt's Chris Nickson passed for 97 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions and led the Commodores in rushing with 44 yards on 13 carries.

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