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Saturday, September 7, 2013
Five turnovers in six plays for WKU

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Western Kentucky has turned the ball over five times in a span of six plays from scrimmage in the first quarter of its game with Tennessee.

Tennessee scored after each of the turnovers -- including three interceptions by Brandon Doughty -- to take a 31-3 lead.

The parade of turnovers started when Justin Coleman scored on a 23-yard interception return. After a 3-yard run by Keshawn Simpson on the next possession, Cameron Sutton scored on a 36-yard interception return.

On Western Kentucky's next play from scrimmage, Dontavis Sapp forced and recovered Simpson's fumble at the Western Kentucky 28, setting up Michael Palardy's 23-yard field goal.

Brent Brewer forced a fumble by Antonio Andrews and picked off a pass from Doughty on Western Kentucky's next two snaps. Tennessee scored touchdowns after both turnovers.

Western Kentucky finished the day with seven turnovers, including five interceptions by Doughty, who was 17 of 34 for 222 yards with one touchdown pass.

Tennessee won 52-20.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.