Josh Heupel’s offense by the numbers all time against Pat Narduzzi’s defense

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Tennessee (1-0) will play at No. 14 Pittsburgh (1-0) Saturday in Week 2.

Kickoff between the Vols and Panthers is slated for 3:30 p.m. EDT. ABC will televise the second Johnny Majors Classic at Acrisure Stadium. Sean McDonough, Todd Blackledge and Molly McGrath are on the call.

Saturday’s game will be the fourth between head coaches Josh Heupel and Pat Narduzzi.

Heupel played Pittsburgh and Narduzzi twice as head coach at UCF from 2018-19. UCF hosted and defeated the Panthers, 45-14, in 2018, while Pittsburgh was victorious, 35-34, in 2019 at home.

Heupel and Tennessee hosted the Panthers in 2021 for the first Johnny Majors Classic. Pittsburgh defeated the Vols, 41-34.

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Below are team statistics and individual leaders for Heupel’s offense against Narduzzi’s defense in their three previous matchups.

2018: 568 total yards

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2018: 328 passing yards

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2018: McKenzie Milton (passing)

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  • 18-of-34

  • 328 passing yards

  • 4 touchdowns

  • 0 interceptions

2018: Adrian Killins Jr. (receiving)

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  • 3 receptions

  • 140 receiving yards

  • 1 touchdown

2018: 240 rushing yards

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2018: Greg McCrae (rushing)

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  • 10 attempts

  • 64 rushing yards

  • 0 touchdowns

2019: 423 total yards

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2019: 338 passing yards

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2019: Dillon Gabriel (passing)

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  • 25-of-42

  • 338 passing yards

  • 2 touchdowns

  • 2 interceptions

2019: Gabriel Davis (receiving)

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  • 10 receptions

  • 151 receiving yards

  • 2 touchdowns

2019: 85 rushing yards

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2019: Adrian Killins Jr. (rushing)

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  • 8 attempts

  • 46 rushing yards

  • 1 touchdown

2021: 374 total yards

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2021: 238 passing yards

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2021: Hendon Hooker (passing)

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  • 15-of-21

  • 188 passing yards

  • 2 touchdowns

  • 1 interception

2021: 136 rushing yards

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2021: Joe Milton III (rushing)

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  • 5 attempts

  • 54 rushing yards

  • 0 touchdowns

2021: Jimmy Calloway (receiving)

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  • 3 receptions

  • 59 receiving yards

  • 1 touchdown

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire