Tennessee’s passing game by the numbers against Bowling Green

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Tennessee defeated Bowling Green, 38-6, to kick off its 2021 season.

Joe Milton III was 11-of-23 passing for 140 yards and one touchdown against the Falcons.

Hendon Hooker completed his one passing attempt for five yards in Tennessee’s win.

Below is a breakdown of Tennessee’s passing game by the numbers against Bowling Green.

Jalin Hyatt: 4 receptions, 62 yards, 9 targets

Tennessee wide receiver Jalin Hyatt (11) jumps over Bowling Green cornerback Marcus Sheppard (21) during a game at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn. on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. Syndication: The Knoxville News-Sentinel

Cedric Tillman: 2 receptions, 48 yards, 1 touchdown, 7 targets

Tennessee wide receiver Cedric Tillman (4) and Bowling Green cornerback Davon Ferguson (7) exchange words after Tillman's touchdown reception during the NCAA college football game between the Tennessee Volunteers and Bowling Green Falcons in Knoxville, Tenn. on Thursday, September 2, 2021. Syndication: The Knoxville News-Sentinel

JaVonta Payton: 2 receptions, 15 yards, 3 targets

Sep 2, 2021; Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Joe Milton III (7) celebrates with wide receiver JaVonta Payton (3) after scoring a touchdown against the Bowling Green Falcons during the second half at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Princeton Fant: 1 reception, 6 yards, 2 targets

A pass intended for Tennessee tight end Princeton Fant (88) is broken up by Bowling Green cornerback Devin Taylor (3) during an NCAA college football game between the Tennessee Volunteers and Bowling Green Falcons in Knoxville, Tenn. on Thursday, September 2, 2021. Syndication: The Knoxville News-Sentinel

Grant Frerking: 1 reception, 5 yards, 1 target

Tennessee wide receiver Grant Frerking (0) is tackled by a Bowling Green defender during the second half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Jabari Small: 1 reception, 5 yards, 1 target

Tennessee quarterback Joe Milton III (7) walks onto the field with running back Jabari Small (2) for Tennessee's first play in the NCAA college football game between the Tennessee Volunteers and Bowling Green Falcons in Knoxville, Tenn. on Thursday, September 2, 2021. Syndication: The Knoxville News-Sentinel

Jacob Warren: 1 reception, 4 yards, 1 target

Photo by Dan Harralson, Vols Wire

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