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He beat out Joshua Dobbs and Nathan Peterman for the job.
"We’ll prepare for both," Wells said of Worley and the backups. "We may not see both, but we do what we do on defense."
Who was hot » JoJo Natson caught the first pass of the scrimmage then scored the first touchdown as he and Chuckie Keeton hooked up several times.
Who was missed » The Aggies held out linebacker Nick Vigil and defensive end B.J. Larsen along with offensive linemen Taani Fisilau and Austin Stephens for precautionary reasons.
What is next » The Aggies have two-a-days on Monday and Thursday and another scrimmage on Tuesday starting at 6 p.m.
Like Keeton, Worley’s 2013 season ended early. He was sidelined with a thumb injury in October, finishing his season completing 55.6 percent of his passes with 10 touchdowns and eight interceptions for 1,239 yards in his seven starts.
The Vols ranked a meager 111th in the Football Bowl Subdivision teams in passing efficiency last season (191-of-344 passing, 1,979 yds., 12 TDs, 17 INTs) and were 13th out of 14 SEC teams with just 164.9 passing yards per game.
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