Derek Barnett is now Tennessee’s sack king.
During the fourth quarter of Tennessee’s Music City Bowl matchup against Nebraska, Barnett recorded his 33rd career sack to take his place as the Vols all-time sack leader.
Barnett surpassed the legendary Reggie White, who had 32 sacks in his career which spanned from 1980-83.
Alone at the top! 👑
33 sacks in 39 career games: Tennessee’s all-time sacks king! pic.twitter.com/iLByNedCmP
— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) December 31, 2016
Here is the sack that broke the record:
And with that sack, Derek Barnett surpasses Reggie White for most career sacks in Tennessee history! pic.twitter.com/HcUKmcNMuV
— Rocky Top Insider (@rockytopinsider) December 31, 2016
Celebrate your place in history, young man.
The Vols currently lead the No. 24 Cornhuskers, 38-24, late in the fourth quarter. It’s a great day to be a Tennessee Vol.
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