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McCarron, Yeldon help No. 1 Alabama keep rolling with 45-10 win over Tennessee

  • Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) celebrates after a first half score against Tennessee in an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

    Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) celebrates after a first half score against Tennessee in an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon (4) jumps through the tackle of Tennessee defensive back LaDarrell McNeil, bottom, and defensive back Brian Randolph (37) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

    Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon (4) jumps through the tackle of Tennessee defensive back LaDarrell McNeil, bottom, and defensive back Brian Randolph (37) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)  (The Associated Press)

  • Alabama head coach Nick Saban leads his team on to the field for an NCAA college football game against Tennessee in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

    Alabama head coach Nick Saban leads his team on to the field for an NCAA college football game against Tennessee in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)  (The Associated Press)

T.J. Yeldon scored on three 1-yard runs and AJ McCarron passed for 275 yards and two touchdowns to help No. 1 Alabama continue to roll along with a 45-10 victory over Tennessee on Saturday.

Landon Collins returned an interception 89 yards for another score for the Crimson Tide (8-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference), which raced to a 35-0 halftime lead. Alabama has outscored its last six opponents 246-26.

The Volunteers (4-4, 1-3) dropped their seventh straight in the rivalry game, tying the most consecutive wins for either team. Coach Butch Jones turned to freshman quarterback Josh Dobbs in the second half in his first college action, replacing Justin Worley.

Worley was 8-of-15 passing for 120 yards and was intercepted twice.

McCarron completed 19 of 27 passes.

Kenyan Drake ran for 89 yards on 14 carries while Yeldon gained 72 yards. Kevin Norwood caught six passes for 112 yards.