Vols’ Guarantano benched after 2 pick-sixes
Tennessee Volunteers head coach Jeremy Pruitt benched beginning quarterback Jarrett Guarantano with 10:33 left within the second quarter towards Kentucky. Redshirt sophomore J.T. Shrout got here in to switch Guarantano.Guarantano threw two interceptions for touchdowns — the primary got here at 12:47 within the second quarter, when Kentucky’s Kelvin Joseph returned the move 41 yards to make it a 7-Zero Kentucky lead. Six performs later, Jamin Davis took one other again for 85 yards to make it a 14-Zero recreation.Then, three performs into his first drive, Shrout threw an interception. Guarantano got here in for Tennessee’s subsequent sequence main the Vols on a 14-play, 75 yard landing drive earlier than halftime.Shrout, a three-star recruit from the Vols’ 2018 class out of Newhall, Calif., noticed restricted motion in 4 video games for the Volunteers final season, finishing 13 of his 27 passes for 179 yards and one landing.