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MAX ARNOLD DEFENSIVE BACK

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R-SOPHOMORE • SQ • 5-11 • 188 McKenzie, Tenn. • McKenzie H.S. 2013 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Awarded John Stucky Iron Vol Award after spring season

2012 - R-FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • Made debut playing on special teams in season finale vs. Kentucky (11/24)

2011 - FRESHMAN

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played both quarterback and defensive back at McKenzie • All-State, All-West Tennessee as a senior

PERSONAL

• Full name: Richard Max Arnold • Born: Jan. 14, 1993 • Son of Max and Sandi Arnold • Majoring in Sport Management

• Member of the Vols football team, did not play

RYAN AULT PUNTER/PLACEKICKER

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GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

 TENNESSEE PLAYER BIOS

R-Freshman • RS • 5-11 • 196 Brentwood, Tenn. • Brentwood H.S. 2012 - Freshman

• Walk-on, joined Vols in fall of 2012

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played at Brentwood High School • Saw action as a punter, placekicker and kickoff specialist with the Bruins • Averaged 33.7 yards as a senior with 12 punts inside the 20-yard line • Coach at Brentwood: Ron Crawford

PERSONAL

• Full name: Ryan Alexander Ault • Born Oct. 13, 1993 • Son of Kelvin and Sheryl Ault • Majoring in Accounting

JOSEPH AYRES TIGHT END

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R-SENIOR • 2L • 6-3 • 254 Knoxville, Tenn. • Chattanooga McCallie School 2012 - R-Junior

• Games/Starts: 0/0 • Moved to tight end in preseason camp, but did not appear in any games

2011 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 8/0 • Played in eight games as a reserve defensive linemen • Finished with six tackles in 2011 • Made a tackle against #14 South Carolina (10/29) • Played in opener vs. Montana (9/3), had season-high three tackles

2010 - R-FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 12/1 • Played in 12 games, including his first career start at Georgia • Totaled 13 tackles in first season seeing action for UT • Registered a career-best four tackles at Memphis, all in the fourth quarter, including a tackle-for-loss to set the Tigers back two yards • Recorded three stops against Kentucky, including first career sack in the fourth quarter to set the Wildcats back eight yards and help UT force a three-and-out • First career TFL came versus Alabama in a two-tackle effort • Also recorded a tackle in four other games utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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PLAYERS 2009 - FRESHMAN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played junior and senior years at Chattanooga’s McCallie School • Defensive end on team that advanced to 2008 Div. II-AA state quarterfinals • Also played basketball, soccer and threw discus for track and field squad • Played as defender on soccer team that advanced to Div. II-AA state semifinals both years • Began playing varsity football as eighth grader at the Webb School and played three seasons • Played defensive end, tackle and as punter on special teams • Webb won 2006 Div. II-AA state championship his sophomore year and was runner-up in 2005 • Also basketball team member • Coach at McCallie School: Rick Whitt

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Joseph Knight Ayres • Born: September 17, 1990 • Son of Joe and Carolyn Ayres • Majoring in Finance

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2010 12/1 6 7 13 1-8 2.5-12 0 0 0 0-0 4-Mem 2011 8/0 3 3 6 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 3-Mont 2012 0/0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 -Totals 20/1 9 10 19 1-8 2.5-12 0 0 0 0-0 4-Mem

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles

4 vs. Memphis, 11/6/10

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2010 Opp. UT-Martin Oregon Florida UAB at LSU at Georgia Alabama at S. Carolina at Memphis Mississippi at Vanderbilt Kentucky UNC (Bowl)

U-A-T, Other 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other 0-0-0 Montana 1-2-3 DNP Cincinnati 0-0-0 0-1-1 at Florida DNP 0-0-0 Buffalo 0-0-0 0-1-1 Georgia DNP 1-0-1 LSU 1-0-1 0-2-2, 0.5-2tfl at Alabama 0-0-0 0-0-0 South Carolina 1-0-1 2-2-4, 1-2 tfl MTSU 0-1-1 0-0-0 at Arkansas 0-0-0 1-0-1 Vanderbilt 0-0-0 2-1-3, 1-8 sk, 1-8 tfl Kentucky DNP 0-0-0

CODY BLANC Wide Receiver

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SOPhomore • 1L • 6-3 • 205 Knoxville, Tenn. • Knoxville Central H.S. Career Honors

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 11/0 • Played in 11 of 12 games, mostly on special teams and did not post any stats • Knoxville native was one of 10 true freshman to play in 2012 • Made college debut with a few snaps vs. NC State (8/31)

HIGH SCHOOL

• 247sports: 3-star (No. 76 overall athlete, No. 25 prospect in Tennessee) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 31 prospect in Tennessee) • Rivals: 2-star • Honored as Class 5A All-State selection by Tennessee Sports Writers • Played running back and safety at Knoxville Central H.S. • Ran for 1,850 yards in prep career and scored 19 rushing touchdowns, averaging 7.6 yards per carry with the Bobcats • Hauled in 54 receptions for 654 yards and six receiving touchdowns • On defense, piled up 167 career tackles including four TFLs, while making seven interceptions

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2013 Tennessee FOOTBALL

• As a senior in 2011, ran for 433 yards and four touchdowns, also made 10 catches for 78 yards, scoring five overall touchdowns • Made 69 tackles on defense while picking off four interceptions • As a junior, rushed for 1,171 yards and 11 touchdowns in 10 games • Averaged 8.9 yards per carry • Returned five kickoffs for touchdowns and averaged 39.6 yards per kickoff return • Had 27 catches for 231 yards and two receiving touchdowns • Made 55 tackles on defense and recovered one fumble • Coach at Knoxville Central: Joel Helton

PERSONAL

• Full name: Dakota Edward Blanc • Pronounced: BLANK • Born: June 23, 1994 • Son of Eddie and Lisa Blanc • Majoring in Management

 CAREER STATISTICS Receiving 2012

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 11/0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 --


RUNNING BACK

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R-JUNIOR • SQ • 5-11 • 218 Knoxville, Tenn. • Farragut H.S. 2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Squad member, did not play in any games

2011 - R-FRESHMAN

• Squad member, did not play in any games

2010 - Freshman • Redshirted

• Helped team to 11-2 record in both junior and senior seasons, including a regional championship in 2008 • Ranked as the number three long snapper in the nation at the 2007 Ray Guy Kicking Camp • Played basketball, earning All-District honors as a senior • Coach at Farragut: Eddie Courtney

PERSONAL

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started two years at fullback and one year at linebacker • Earned All-Region honors as a senior

• Full Name: Jeffery Austin Bolen • Born: June 25, 1991 • Son of Jeff and Jackie Bolen • Majoring in Sport Management

DRAE BOWLES WIDE RECEIVER

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GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

AUSTIN BOLEN

R-Freshman • RS • 6-0 • 207 Jackson, Tenn. • Jackson Christian H.S. 2012 - Freshman • Redshirted

High School

• 247sports: 4-star (No. 212 prospect nationally, No. 25 overall wide receiver, No. 4 prospect in Tennessee) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 16 overall wide receiver, No. 2 prospect in Tennessee, No. 47 prospect in Southeast) • Rivals: 4-star (No. 130 prospect nationally, No. 19 overall wide receiver, No. 3 prospect in Tennessee) • Scout: 3-star (No. 48 overall wide receiver) • Two-time All-State selection at Jackson Christian • Compiled career figures of 171 catches for 2,569 yards and 23 touchdowns • As a senior, recorded 31 receptions for 519 yards and five touchdowns

• Also played linebacker, registering 31 tackles • As a junior, caught 58 passes for 1,102 yards and eight TDs • Defensively, had 57 tackles, five sacks and three interceptions • Played in the 2011 U.S. Army All-American Bowl • Named to the 2011 Super Southeast 120 by the Mobile (Ala.) Register • Selected to the ESPNU150 • Also a Rivals250 and Top247 member • Also played basketball • Coach at Jackson Christian: Matt Underwood

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Drae Alexander Bowles • Born: May 31, 1993 • Majoring in Communication Studies

A.J. BRANISEL TIGHT END

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-4 • 235 S. EUCLID, OHIO. • NOTRE DAME-CATHEDRAL LATIN SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star by Rivals (No. 29 overall tight end, No. 46 overall prospect in Ohio) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 43 overall tight end, No. 54 overall prospect in Ohio) • Rated 3-star by ESPN (No. 18 overall tight end, No. 49 overall prospect in Ohio) • Rated 3-star by Scout (No. 48 overall tight end)

• Earned first team all-district, all-conference and all-Ohio honors as a junior in 2011 • Also was an honorable mention all-district and second team all-conference selection in 2010 • Helped the Lions reach the Division III playoffs during his senior season, making 27 catches for 402 yards and seven touchdowns • Recorded 35 receptions for 536 yards and six touchdowns as a junior utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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PLAYERS • That followed a sophomore campaign in which he had 17 catches for 411 yards and two touchdowns • Coach at Notre Dame-Cathedral Latin School: Byron Morgan

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Aaron Jeffrey Branisel • Born: July 24, 1995 • Son of Ron and Jenny Branisel • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

BRENT BREWER LINEBACKER

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Senior • 3L • 6-1 • 221 Tyrone, Ga. • Sandy Creek H.S. HONORS

• 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/2 • Posted 27 tackles in 12 games with two starts • Returned to starting lineup at strong safety vs. Akron (9/22) after injury to Brian Randolph shuffled secondary • Saw late action at Vanderbilt (11/17) making three tackles • Posted career high with nine tackles at #5 Georgia (9/29) • In first start since tearing ACL late in 2011 season, had four tackles vs. Akron (9/22) • Made three tackles vs. #18 Florida (9/15) • Opened 2012 with four tackles vs. NC State (8/31)

2011 - SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 8/8 • Started 14 consecutive games dating back to 2010, including eight starts in 2011, before suffering a seasonending torn ACL vs. South Carolina (10/29) • Was eighth on team (at time of injury) with 24 tackles along with 3.0 TFL • Matched season high with six tackles against #14 South Carolina (10/29) before suffering season-ending knee injury late in game • Two stops including a 3-yard TFL vs. #1 LSU (10/15) • Two tackles vs. Georgia (10/8) • Racked up four tackles and a TFL at #16 Florida (9/17) • Tied for team-best six tackles vs. Cincinnati (9/10) • Had three tackles and a 0.5 TFL vs. Montana (9/3)

2010 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 13/6 • Started the last six games at safety and saw action in all 13 contests, primarily serving on special teams during the first half of the season • One of just four Vols to see the field in every single quarter in 2010 and one of seven true freshmen to play every game • 12th on the team and fifth among members of the secondary with 30 tackles • Registered three tackles vs. North Carolina in the Music City Bowl and PBU helped hold UNC to a field goal after starting a second-quarter drive on the UT 10-yard line • In regular-season finale vs. Kentucky, contributed four tackles, including first career tackle for loss, first career fumble recovery and a pass breakup. TFL set up a thirddown sack in the second quarter, while fumble recovery came on the next drive

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT 2010 13/6 20 10 2011 8/8 16 8 2012 12/2 19 8 Totals 33/16 55 26

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TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 30 0-0 1-1 0 1 3 0-0 8-Miss 24 0.5-2 3.0-8 0 0 0 0-0 6-Cin 27 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 0-0 4-2x 81 0.5-2 5-10 0 1 3 0-0 8-Miss

2013 Tennessee FOOTBALL

• Led UT in tackles in just his third career start vs. Mississippi with a career-best eight • Saw first significant time vs. Alabama, with six tackles • Added a QB hurry to force UA into a long third down, eventually resulting in a missed field goal • Notched first career start at South Carolina and compiled four tackles and first career pass breakup

HIGH SCHOOL

• Ranked 3-star prospect by both Rivals.com and Scout.com in 2006 • Rated that year among nation’s top 100 baseball players by Perfect Game USA • As baseball senior at Sandy Creek, batted .497 with 7 home runs, 30 RBI and 12 stolen bases • Coach at Sandy Creek High School: Chip Walker

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Brent Edison Brewer • Born: December 19, 1987 • Son of Monica Brewer • Majoring in Communication Studies • Played professional baseball four years (2006-09) in Milwaukee Brewers organization, after selected by Brewers in second round (60th overall) of 2006 MLB Draft • Batted career .240 with 17 home runs and 103 stolen bases in 427 minor league games as a shortstop/outfielder

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Tackles For Loss

9 at Georgia, 9/29/12 1 four times, last at Georgia, 9/29/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2010 Opp. UT-Martin Oregon Florida UAB at LSU at Georgia Alabama at S. Carolina at Memphis Mississippi at Vanderbilt Kentucky UNC (Bowl)

U-A-T, Other 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other 0-0-0 Montana 2-1-3, 0.5-2 tfl 0-0-0 Cincinnati 2-4-6 0-0-0 at Florida 4-0-4, 1-1 tfl 0-0-0 Buffalo 1-0-1 0-0-0 Georgia 1-1-2 0-0-0 LSU 1-1-2, 1-3 tfl 2-4-6 at Alabama 0-0-0 2-2-4, pd South Carolina 5-1-6, 0.5 sack 2-0-2 MTSU DNP-INJ 5-3-8 at Arkansas DNP-INJ 3-0-3 Vanderbilt DNP-INJ 3-1-4, 1-1 tfl, fr, pd at Kentucky DNP-INJ 3-0-3, pd

2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

U-A-T, Other 3-1-4 1-0-1 2-1-3 2-2-4 5-4-9, 1-1 tfl 2-0-2

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other Alabama 0-0-0 at So. Carolina 1-0-1 Troy 0-0-0 Missouri 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt 3-0-3 Kentucky 0-0-0


PLACEKICKER/PUNTER

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R-JUNIOR • 1L • 5-11 • 188 Maryville, Tenn. • Alcoa H.S. Career Honors

• CFPA Hon. Mention Specialist of the Week (Sept. 24) • CFPA Hon. Mention Placekicker of the Week (Sept. 24) • Lou Groza Award Star of the Week (Sept. 24)

2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 4/3 • Walk-on kicker, who competed with Michael Palardy for starting kicking duties in 2012, kicked in four games • Did not kick after the Georgia (9/29) game • Tied Tennessee record for most kicking points in a game with 17 vs. Akron (9/22) on 4-4 FGs and 5-5 PATs (Tied Alex Walls 2002, Fuad Reveiz 1982 and Alan Duncan 1978) • Overall in 2012, made first six field goal attempts and is 6-of-7 overall along with 12-of-14 on PATs for 30 points • Made 4-of-5 PATs, made a 34-yard field goal, but missed from 28 yards at #5 Georgia (9/29) • With 4-4 field goal game vs. Akron (9/22), made most field goals by a Vol since Daniel Lincoln in 2007 • Four field goals made is tied for the second-most in a game in the NCAA in 2012 • 17 points vs. Akron is tied for most points by a kicker in NCAA in 2012 • Served as starting kicker vs. #18 Florida (9/15) and made 2-of-3 PATs. • Made 2012 debut vs. Georgia State (9/8), making a 25yard field goal and adding a PAT in win • Switched from No. 26 to No. 42 before the Florida game

 CAREER HIGHS Field Goals Made 4 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 Field Goals Att. 4 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 Points 17 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 (T-UT Record for Pts by Kicker) Longest Conversion 37 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 Point After Conversions 5 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 Point After Attempts 5 vs. Akron, 9/22/12

2011 - R-FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 1/1 • Amazing story of walk-on kicker played out on Nov. 5, as he was sitting at home on his couch less than an hour before MTSU game was taken by police escort to Neyland Stadium and kicked a 21-yard field goal and three PATs in first collegiate game. • Story featured on Yahoo.com, ESPN and in Sports Illustrated

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started two years at placekicker • Helped team to two state championships • Also participated in soccer all four years, earning All-State honors in the final two • Coach at Alcoa: Gary Rankin

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Derrick Lee Gogue Brodus • Born on May 13, 1992 • Parents are Harry and Doris Brodus • Majoring in Communiation Studies

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

DERRICK BRODUS

 CAREER STATISTICS Kicking G/S FG FGA Pct. PAT PTS 0-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Long 2011 1/1 1 1 100 3-3 6 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 21-MT 2012 4/3 6 7 85.7 12-14 30 4-5 2-2 0-0 0-0 37-Akr Totals 5/4 7 8 87.5 15-17 36 5-6 2-2 0-0 0-0 37-Akr

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. FG-FGA, Seq. MTSU 1-1, (21)

PATs 3-3

2012 Opp. Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia

PATs 1-1 2-3 5-5 4-5

FG-FGA, Seq. 1-1, (25) 0-0 4-4 (37)(23)(22)(28) 1-2 (34) 28

MALIK BROWN DEFENSIVE LINE

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-4 • 251 PALM BEACH, Fla. • DWYER H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 90 prospect in Florida and No. 26 at his position in the country) • Rated 3-star by ESPN (No. 136 prospect in Florida, No. 63 defensive end ranked No. 136 in his region) • Rated 2-star by Scout (No. 128 defensive end) • High school teammate of current Vol Curt Maggitt • Finished his senior season with 62 tackles and 16 sacks, helping his team to a 9-3 record and an appearance in the Class 7A regional semifinals • The Dwyer defense held its opponents to just 6.83 points

and 113 yards per game, both the best in the area. • Voted Mr. Gametime as the Palm Beach Post’s fans choice for Preseason Player of the year • Coach at Dwyer High School: Wayne Blair

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Malik Sloan Brown • Born: February 9, 1995 • Son of Mark Sr. and Gwenodlyn Brown • Majoring in Business utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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ALEX BULLARD OFFENSIVE LINE

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R-SENIOR • 2L • 6-2 • 302 Franklin, Tenn. • Brentwood Academy • Notre Dame 2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/2 • Saw time as both a reserve lineman and reserve tight end, wearing No. 89 • Played in all 12 games in 2012, 10 as a tight end, including starting vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) at tight end • Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA) • Vols had five games with 500-plus yards of total offense, the most since posting six in 1997 • Started for second game in a row, but second position (right guard) at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Added offense with blocking as Vols piled up schoolrecord 718 yards of total offense vs. Troy (11/3) • Played on O-line vs. Akron (9/22) and helped team to 633 yards of total offense

2011 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 12/12 • Started all 12 games in 2011, first six at left guard and last six at center • Vols allowed 18 sacks (1.5 per game), third-fewest in SEC • Part of O-Line that helped UT to two 500-yard games • Started at center for first time at #2 Alabama (10/22) • First career start and first UT game, came vs. Montana (9/3) at left guard, aided UT’s 439 yards of total offense • Earned the 2011 Harvey Robinson off-season award, which honors the offensive surprise in the spring

2010 - R-Freshman (at Notre Dame) • Games/Starts: 3/0

• Moved from guard to tackle in the spring to compete for a starting position • Made career debut against Michigan State on special teams • Also saw action vs. Boston College and Western Michigan

2009 - Freshman (at Notre Dame) • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Named to Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Super Southern 100 • The Knoxville News Sentinel rated him second in its top 10 in Tennessee • Named to Division II All-State Team by Tennessee Sports Writers Association following senior season • Named First Team All Mid-State as junior and senior by The Tennessean • Recorded 52 pancake blocks as a junior • Led high school team to Division II Class AAA State Championship game as a senior in 2008 • Helped high school team capture 2007 Division II Class AAA state title game as a junior with an 11-1 overall record • Blocked for two running backs who combined for 1,736 yards in 2007 • Coach at Brentwood Academy: Ralph Potter

PERSONAL

• Full name: Alex Eugene Bullard • Born: March 20, 1991 • Son of Dorothy and the late Louis Bullard • Late father, Louis, was an offensive lineman with the Seattle Seahawks (1978-80) and at Jackson State • Majoring in Sociology

George Bullock Placekicker

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-0 • 207 Knoxville, Tenn. • West H.S. 2012 - FRESHMAN

• Redshirt season after suffering a broken leg in preseason training camp • Returned to practice late in the season

High School

• 247sports: 2-star (No. 15 overall kicker, No. 44 prospect in Tennessee) • ESPN: 2-star (No. 32 overall kicker, No. 39 prospect in Tennessee) • Rivals: 2-star • Scout: 3-star (No. 9 overall kicker) • 2010 and 2011 TSWA All-State selection at West High School • Named District 4-AAA Kicker of the Year as a senior • Earned 2010 kickoff champion status at the Kick-off Classic • Tennessee Mr. Football Kicker finalist 44

2013 Tennessee FOOTBALL

• 2011 First Team All-PrepXtra selection • As a senior, made 7-of-10 field goals, including a long of 51 • Also made 47-of-50 PATs and 79 percent of kickoffs went for touchbacks • Received invitation to the Offense-Defense All-America Bowl • As a junior, was 7-of-16 on field goals and 35-of-38 on extra points, while 82 percent of his kickoffs were touchbacks • Coach at West: Scott Cummings

PERSONAL

• Full Name: George Perry Bullock • Born: July 8, 1993 • Son of Bill and Kathleen Bullock • Majoring in Arts & Sciences


LINEBACKER

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-1 • 247 Jacksonville, Fla. • Raines H.S. 2012 - FRESHMAN

• Redshirt season after suffering preseason knee injury

High School

• 247sports: 3-star (No. 31 overall linebacker) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 56 overall linebacker) • Rivals: 3-star • Scout: 2-star (No. 117 overall linebacker) • Named to the 2011 AP Class 4A All-State First Team defense • All-First Coast Wrestling First Team honors from The (Jacksonville) Times-Union • Had two interceptions as a junior • Led Raines High School to an 8-4 record and playoff ap-

pearance as a senior in 2011 • Helped guide the Wolfpack to a 10-3 record as a junior • Finished third in the state in 220-pound weight class and won a regional championship as a junior • Posted a 37-4 record en route as a junior • Coach at Raines: Deran Wiley

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Kenneth Wayne Bynum • Born: July 27, 1994 • Son Darrell and Seteria Pullins • Majoring in Chemistry

MICHAEL CANTWELL

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LINEBACKER

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

KENNY BYNUM

R-Sophomore • SQ • 5-11 • 204 Morristown, Tenn. • Morristown-HAMBLEN West H.S. CAREER HONORS

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

• All-region selection • Named team’s defensive player of the year

2012 - R-FRESHMAN

PERSONAL

• Did not play in any games, squad member

2011 - FRESHMAN

• Walk-on with the Vols, part of the squad in Fall 2011

• Full name: Michael Andrew Cantwell • Born: Sept. 24, 1992 • Son of Otis Cantwell • Majoring in Chemical Engineering

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played football, baseball and basketball at MorristownHamblen West High School

J.R. CARR LONG SNAPPER

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R-SENIOR • 1L • 5-10 • 215 Lomita, Calif. • South Torrance H.S. 2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Former walk-on, spent 2012 season as Vols starting deep snapper on both kicks and punts for all 12 games • Snapped 107 times in 2012: all 54 PAT attempts and 19 field goal attempts, plus all 54 punts in 2012 • Made college debut vs. NC State (8/31), snapped 11 times • Awarded a scholarship prior to 2012 season

2011 - R-SOPHOMORE • Squad member

2010 - R-FRESHMAN • Squad member

2009 - Freshman • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Spent time at Chris Sailer Kicking School under long-snapping tutelage of Chris Rubio • Began snapping on varsity team during freshman campaign and snapped all four seasons

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PLAYERS • Added duties at linebacker and became three-time AllLeague selection at that position • Helped South Torreace to league championship during sophomore season • Coach at South Torrance High School: Josh Waybright

PERSONAL

• Full Name: James Richard Carr • Born: July 16, 1990 • Son of Rick and Jodie Carr • Graduated with a degree in Communication Studies in Spring 2013 • Wears No. 53 as a tribute to former Vols deep snapper and Super Bowl Champion Morgan Cox of the Baltimore Ravens, who also wore 53 with the Vols

JASON CARR DEFENSIVE LINE

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-5 • 285 MEMPHIS, TENN. • WHITE STATION H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 4-star by Rivals (No. 13 overall defensive end, No. 6 overall prospect in Tennessee, No. 170 overall prospect in the nation) • Rated 4-star by 247Sports (No. 10 overall strongside defensive end, No. 3 overall prospect in Tennessee, No. 117 overall prospect nationally) • Rated 4-star by Scout (No. 24 overall defensive end) • Rated 3-star by ESPN (No. 53 overall defensive end, No. 14 overall prospect in Tennessee) • Earned all-district honors as a senior after recording 10 sacks • Also claimed a spot on the Tennessee Sports Writers As-

sociation Class 6A All-State Team • Named to the 2012 MaxPreps Tennessee Preseason AllState Team • Notched 16 sacks and had 68 tackles while leading the Spartans to the third round of the playoffs during his junior season • Coach at White Station High School: Devin Rutherford

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Jason Jamal Carr • Born: October 28, 1994 • Son of Michael and Meredith Carr • Majoring in Journalism and Electronic Media

ALLAN CARSON DEFENSIVE LINE

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R-Sophomore • 1L • 6-1 • 326 Oxford, Ala. • Oxford H.S. 2012 - SOPHOMORE • Games/Starts: 0/0 • Did not play in any games

2011 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 5/0 • Played in five of last seven games as a reserve lineman • Did not make a tackle in limited action • One of 16 true freshmen to play for Vols in 2011 • Saw action in third game at #2 Alabama (10/22) • Played second game of the season vs. #1 LSU (10/15) • Made debut on defensive line vs. Buffalo (10/1)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Scout: 3-star (No. 62 overall defensive tackle) • Rivals: 2-star • ESPN: 2-star (No. 112 overall defensive tackle) • Named to Team Alabama by the Alabama High School Athletic Directors and Coaches Association

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2013 Tennessee FOOTBALL

• Competed in the 24th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic • Named First Team 6A All-State by the Alabama Sports Writers Association • As a senior, finished with more than 75 tackles, 36 tackles for loss, 20 quarterback pressures and 12 sacks • Tallied more than 60 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 12 quarterback hurries and nine sacks as a junior in 2009 • Recorded 52 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, eight QB pressures and five sacks as a sophomore in 2008 • Coach at Oxford High School: John Grass

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Allan Jamal Carson • Born: September 30, 1992 in Anniston, Alabama • Son of James and Millicent Carson • Majoring in Sociology


WIDE RECEIVER

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R-JUNIOR • 1L • 6-0 • 190 Nashville, Tenn. • Ensworth H.S. CAREER HONORS

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

• Also participated in basketball and soccer • Coach at Ensworth: Ricky Bowers

2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

PERSONAL

• Former walk-on earned scholarship just prior to opener vs. NC State (8/31), played in 11 games • Eight catches for 126 yards with first career touchdown • Closed year with two catches for 23 yards vs. Kentucky (11/17) • Caught an 8-yard pass vs. Troy (11/3) • Snagged a 16-yard pass at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Scored first-career TD on a 24-yard reception vs. Akron (9/22) • Hauled in two receptions for 35 yards vs. Georgia State (9/8) • Made college debut vs. NC State (8/31), on his 21st birthday and made first catch for 20 yards • Emerged as a spring football star at receiver with 182 yards in 2012 Orange & White game and two scrimmages

2011 - R-FRESHMAN • Squad member

2010 - FRESHMAN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started three years at wide receiver and safety • Earned All-Region honors as a senior

• Full name: Jacob Davis Carter • Born: August 31, 1991 • Son of Roy and Maria Carter • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Managment • Interned in the Tennessee Athletic Marketing Office

 CAREER STATISTICS Receiving 2012

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 11/0 8 126 15.8 11.5 1 24-Akr 35-GSU

 CAREER HIGHS Receptions 2 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 & vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12 Receiving Yards 35 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 Touchdowns 1 vs. Akron, 9/22/12

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JACOB CARTER

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 2012 Opp. Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 1-20-0, 20 Alabama 0-0-0 2-35-0, 19 at So. Carolina 1-16-0, 16 0-0-0, 0 Troy 1-8-0, 8 1-24-1, 24 Missouri 0-0-0 DNP at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 0-0-0 Kentucky 2-23-0, 16

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R-JUNIOR • SQ • 6-2 • 327 Warner Robins, Ga. • Northside H.S. 2012 - R-Sophomore

• Andy Spiva Most Improved Defensive Player Award in Spring • Games/Starts: 1/0 • Played against Georgia State (9/8/12)

2011 - R-FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • Made college debut vs. MTSU (11/5)

2010 - FRESHMAN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Named Northside High School’s Best Defensive Lineman

• Recorded 34 solo tackles, 21 assists and nine tackles for lost yardage • Defensive unit held five opponents under 200 total yards • Helped Northside High School to 13-2 record this year and berth in Georgia’s Class AAAAA state championship game • Senior team captain • Three-year starter • Coach at Northside High School: Conrad Nix

PERSONAL

• Full name: Gregory Maurice Clark, Jr. • Born: July 20, 1990 • Son of Gregory Clark Sr. • Majoring in Sociology

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JUSTIN COLEMAN DEFENSIVE BACK

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JUNIOR • 2L • 5-10 • 184 Brunswick, Ga. • Brunswick H.S. 2012 - Sophomore

• Honored with Fourth Quarter Award in Spring for competing with intangible values • Games/Starts: 12/9 • Played in all 12 games with nine starts, totalling 59 tackles, ranking fourth on team • Had 3.5 TFLs for 25 yards and three pass break-ups • Inserted as starter at left cornerback, in Akron game, in second season with Vols • Over final seven games, had 52 tackles (7.4 per game) • Closed year with five tackles vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Seven tackles at Vanderbilt (11/17) • Tallied eight tackles vs. Missouri (11/10) • Notched seven tackles with a TFL vs. Troy (11/3) • Set career high for second week in a row with 13 tackles vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) • Career high nine tackles including 0.5 TFLs and two pass break-ups at #19 Miss State (10/13) • Posted second 10-yard TFL in as many games as part of four tackles at #5 Georgia (9/29) in return to home state • In first start of 2012, had two tackles including 10-yard TFL and a pass defended • Started 2012 opener vs. NC State (8/31) and made tackle

2011 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 12/4 • Played in all 12 games, starting four games as a true freshman at cornerback, including first two games of the season as well as vs. MTSU and at Arkansas • One of 16 true freshmen to play in 2011 with the Vols • Played extensively on special team coverage units • Had 10 tackles and two pass breakups in secondary • Five tackles at #8 Arkansas (11/12) in 4th start • Returned to starting line-up vs. MTSU (11/5) with a tackle • First career tackles (three) vs. Cincinnati (9/10) • With start at cornerback against Montana, became the first true freshman defensive back to start for UT since Eric Berry (2007) • Had a PBU vs. Montana (9/3) and at Alabama (10/22)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 17 overall cornerback, No. 16 overall prospect in Georgia) • Scout: 3-star (No. 45 overall cornerback) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 30 overall safety) • Named to the Rivals250 Team by Rivals.com

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• Selected to GACA North South All-Star Game. • As a junior in 2009, totaled 83 tackles, six interceptions and six pass-break-ups. • Also returned a kickoff for touchdown as a junior • Tallied 71 tackles, four pass-break-ups, three sacks and two interceptions as a sophomore in 2008. • Helped team to undefeated district season in 2010 • As a junior, finished second in class 4-A at the state championships in the 300-meter hurdles (38.8) and fifth in the 110-meter hurdles (14.6) • Coach at Brunswick High School: Victor Floyd

PERSONAL

• Full name: Justin Jamal Coleman • Born: March 27, 1993 • Son of James Coleman • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2011 12/4 10 0 10 0-0 0-0 0 0 2 0-0 5-Ark 2012 12/9 35 24 59 0-0 3.5-25 0 0 3 0-0 13-Ala Totals 24/13 45 24 69 0-0 3.5-25 0 0 5 0-0 13-Ala

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Tackles For Loss Passes Defended 10-Tackle Games

13 vs. Alabama, 10/20/12 1 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 & at Georgia, 9/29/22 2 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12 1 (13 vs. Alabama, 10/20/12)

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other Montana 0-0-0, pd Cincinnati 3-0-3 at Florida 0-0-0 Buffalo 1-0-1 Georgia 0-0-0 LSU 0-0-0 at Alabama 0-0-0 pd South Carolina 0-0-0 MTSU 1-0-1 at Arkansas 5-0-5 Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Kentucky 0-0-0

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other vs. NC State 1-0-1 Ga. State 0-0-0 Florida 0-0-0 Akron 2-0-2, pd, 1-10 tfl at Georgia 2-2-4, 1-10 tfl at Miss State 4-5-9, 0.5-1 tfl, 2 pd Alabama 4-9-13 at So. Carolina 2-1-3 Troy 6-1-7, 1-4 tfl Missouri 5-3-8 at Vanderbilt 5-2-7 Kentucky 4-1-5


DEFENSIVE Back

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R-JUNIOR • SQ • 6-0 • 191 Lebanon, Tenn. • Wilson Central H.S. 2012 - R-SOPHOMORE • Squad member

• Earned All-Region honors as a senior • Coach at Wilson Central: Traye Aric

2011 - R-FRESHMAN

PERSONAL

• Squad member

2010 - FRESHMAN • Redshirted

• Full name: Tyler Harrison Coombes • Born: September 28, 1992 • Son of David and Tracy Coombes • Majoring in Kinesiology

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started three years at wide receiver and cornerback

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TYLER COOMBES

R-SENIOR • 2L • 6-2 • 304 Orlando, Fla. • Orlando Edgewater H.S. • Garden City (Kan.) C.C. 2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/9 • Starter at defensive end in second season after coming in as JUCO transfer from Garden City (Kan.) before 2011 • Second-leading tackler among defensive lineman and 10th on team overall with 38 tackles, 4.0 TFLs and a sack • Closed year with four tackles vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Three stops with a TFL at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Five tackles with a 5-yard sack vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) • Three tackles and 0.5 TFL at #5 Georgia (9/29) • Four tackles in each of last two games vs. Akron (9/22) and #18 Florida (9/15) • Three stops with a TFL and QB hurry vs. Ga. State (9/8) • Opened 2012 with five tackles including a TFL and forced a fumble vs. NC State (8/31)

2011 - R-Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 12/4 • JUCO transfer played in all 12 games, making four starts • Had 37 tackles with 6.0 TFLs and a 1.5 sacks on season • Ranked eighth on team in tackles and third in TFLs • Made 27 tackles (4.5 per game) including 5.0 TFLs in last six games after 10 tackles in first six games at UT • Notched five tackles in finale at Kentucky (11/26) • Equaled career high with six tackles vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) including 2.0 TFLs and a half-sack • Five tackles including first-career sack at #8 Arkansas (11/12) • Set career high for second game in a row with six tackles including 1.5 TFLs vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) in first start at Tennessee • Career high five tackles at #2 Alabama (10/22) • Two tackles including 0.5 TFLs vs. #1 LSU (10/15) • Three stops, including two solos vs. Buffalo (10/1) • Transfer saw first UT action vs. Montana (9/3), had one tackle

2010 - R-Freshman (at Garden City)

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 30 overall junior college prospect • Scout: 4-star • Posted 45 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, three sacks and one forced fumble at Garden City in 2010 • Coach at Garden City Community College: Jeff Tatum

HIGH SCHOOL

• First Team All-State, All-Orange County and All-Metro selection in 2008 as a senior at Orlando Edgewater HS • Collected 110 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior at Orlando Edgewater in 2008 • Coach at Orlando Edgewater: Bill Gierke

PERSONAL

• Full name: Maurice T. Couch • Wife: Stephanie; Daughter: Ahmya • Born: March 25, 1990 • Son of Eyrika Butler • Majoring in Sociology

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other 2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other Montana 0-1-1 vs. NC State 5-0-5, 1-3 tfl, ff Cincinnati 0-3-3, 0.5-0 tfl Ga. State 1-2-3, 0.5-1 tfl, qh at Florida 0-0-0 Florida 2-2-4 Buffalo 2-1-3 Akron 3-1-4 Georgia 1-0-1 at Georgia 0-3-3, 0.5-1 tfl LSU 0-2-2, 0.5-0 tfl at Miss State 0-2-2 at Alabama 2-3-5, 0.5-1 tfl Alabama 2-3-5, 1-5 sk, 1-5 tfl South Carolina 2-4-6, 1.5-3 tfl at So. Carolina 3-0-3, 1-1 tfl MTSU 0-0-0 Troy 1-1-2 at Arkansas 1-4-5, 1-3 sk, 1-3 tfl Missouri 1-2-3 Vanderbilt 2-4-6, 0.5-3 sk, 2-5 tfl at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Kentucky 0-5-5 Kentucky 3-1-4 utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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 CAREER HIGHS

Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2011 12/4 10 27 37 1.5-6 6.0-12 0 0 0 0-0 6-SC, Van 2012 12/9 22 16 38 1-5 4-10 1 0 0 0-0 5-2x Totals 24/13 32 43 75 2.5-11 10-22 1 0 0 0-0 6-2x

Tackles 6 vs. South Carolina, 10/29/11 & Vanderbilt, 11/19/11 Tackles For Loss 2 vs. Vanderbilt, 11/19/11 Sacks 1 at Arkansas, 11/12/11 & Alabama, 10/20/12

Jason Croom Wide Receiver

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-5 • 223 Norcross, Ga. • Norcross H.S. 2012 - freshman

• Games/Starts: 3/0 • Redshirt season after suffering a shoulder injury • Made college debut against Georgia State (9/8/12)

High School

• 247sports: 4-star (No. 178 prospect nationally, No. 20 overall wide receiver, No. 15 prospect in Georgia) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 54 overall wide receiver, No. 44 prospect in Georgia, No. 54 prospect in Southeast) • Rivals: 4-star (No. 246 prospect nationally, No. 41 overall wide receiver, No. 19 prospect in Georgia) • Scout: 4-star (No. 44 overall wide receiver) • Recorded 34 catches for 688 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior at Norcross High Scool • As a junior, totaled 30 catches for 506 yards and four TDs

• Competed in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl • 2011 Rivals.com U.S. Army National All-Combine Second Team selection • Rivals250 and Top247 member • Selected to the 2011 Super Southeast 120 by the Mobile (Ala.) Register • Also competed in basketball and track and won state championship in basketball • Coach at Norcross: Keith Maloof

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Jason Isaiah-Labron Croom • Born on Feb. 28, 1994 • Son of Karen Croom-Terry and Terence Terry Jr. • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

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R-SOPHOMORE • SQ • 6-2 • 280 Bristol, Tenn. • Tennessee H.S. 2013 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Awarded Harvey Robinson Most Improved Player On Offense after spring season

2012 - R-FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 2/0 • Played second career game in finale vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Backup center, made debut vs. Georgia State (9/8)

2011 - FRESHMAN

• Redshirted • True freshman did not play in a game in 2011, listed as back up center all year on depth chart • Enrolled in classes in January, took part in spring workouts

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 14 overall center, No. 8 overall prospect in Tennessee) • Scout: 3-star (No. 9 overall center) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 7 overall center) • Earned All-State, All-Northeast Tenn., All-Conference and

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All-Region honors as a senior in 2010 • Also named to the PrepStar Dream Team as a senior • As a junior in 2009, named All-Northeast Tenn., All-Conference and All-Region • Earned recognition with a selection to the East-West AllStar Team in the state of Tennessee • Rated the No. 6 overall prospect in Tenn., by the Knoxville News Sentinel • Helped team rush for 180 yards per game as a senior. • 2010 Team Captain and won 2009 conference title • 2010 Homecoming King at Tennessee High • Active member of FCA and Beta Club • Coach at Tennessee High: Greg Stubbs

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Mackenzie James Crowder • Born: December 23, 1992 in Bristol, Tennessee • Son of Mike and Caroline Crowder • Has two brothers, Michael (Princeton) and Matt (Cornell) also play college football • Majoring in Business Marketing


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SENIOR • 3L • 6-1 • 231 Adamsville, Ala. • Minor H.S. 2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 11/0 • Regular on special-teams coverage, played in 11 games, made five tackles • Moved to backup SLB prior to Vanderbilt (11/17) game after season-ending injury to Curt Maggitt • Racked up two tackles vs. Kentucky (11/24) in finale

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 11/0 • Played 11 of 12 games, made five special teams tackles • Season high two stops at #16 Florida (9/17)

2010 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 11/0 • Collected 13 tackles in first year as a Vol, in which he saw playing time in 11 games • Fifth on team with eight tackles on special teams • Posted a career-best six tackles (five solos) at Memphis as UT’s second-leading tackler, including a stop on fourth down that forced a turnover-on-downs and a third-down tackle that led to a Tigers’ punt • Registered three tackles at Georgia • Also forced a fumble on the Bulldogs’ kickoff return that followed UT’s first score but the Vols were unable to recover • Saw first career action vs. Florida and notched first two career tackles against UAB a week later

HIGH SCHOOL

• Named to Birmingham News All-West Metro and All-State teams as defensive lineman • Finished senior year with 108 tackles (75 solo), including 28 for lost yardage and eight sacks • Also forced five fumbles and blocked two punts • Forced key fumble during win over then fourth-ranked Jess Lanier High that led to touchdown • As a junior in 2008, had 82 tackles, 18 TFLs and nine sacks • Led team as starter to 25-10 record over three prep seasons • Earned track and field All-Metro honors in javelin as freshman and in 100M hurdles as sophomore • Coach at Minor High School: Randy Cook

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack 2010 11/0 11 2 13 0-0 2011 11/0 3 2 5 0-0 2012 11/0 2 3 5 0-0 Totals 34/0 16 7 23 0-0

TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 0-0 1 0 0 0-0 6-Mem 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 2-Fla 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 2-UK 0-0 1 0 0 0-0 6-Mem

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles

6 at Memphis, 11/6/10

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2010 Opp. UT-Martin Oregon Florida UAB at LSU at Georgia Alabama at S. Carolina at Memphis Mississippi at Vanderbilt Kentucky UNC (Bowl)

U-A-T, Other DNP DNP 0-0-0 2-0-2 0-0-0 2-1-3, ff 0-0-0 0-0-0 5-1-6 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-2

2011 Opp. Montana Cincinnati at Florida Buffalo Georgia LSU at Alabama S. Carolina MTSU at Arkansas Vanderbilt at Kentucky

U-A-T, Other 1-0-1 0-1-1 2-0-2 DNP 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

U-A-T, Other 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-1-1 0-0-0 DNP 0-0-0

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other Alabama 0-1-1 at So. Carolina 0-0-0 Troy 0-0-0 Missouri 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 Kentucky 2-0-2

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RAIQUES CRUMP

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Raiques Lapree Crump • Prounounced: RAY-keese • Born: June 27, 1992 in Birmingham, Alabama • Son of Junaye Wharton • Majoring in Sociology

VINCENT DALLAS WIDE RECEIVER

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JUNIOR • 2L • 5-11 • 187 Ellenwood, Ga. • Cedar Grove H.S. 2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Returned to receiver after playing as a defensive back for nearly all of training camp in 2012; played all 12 games • Had nine catches for 149 yards with a touchdown in 2012

• Officially moved to backup X receiver behind Justin Hunter prior to Akron (9/22) game • Closed year with an 18-yard catch vs. Kentucky (11/24) • One catch for 14 yards vs. Troy (11/3) • Best game of career at #17 South Carolina (10/27) with utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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PLAYERS three catches for 78 yards; grabbed first career touchdown on a career-long 61-yard catch • Season-long 14-yard catch at #19 Miss State (10/13) • Snagged one ball for seven yards at #5 Georgia (9/29) • Made one catch for 11 yards vs. Akron (9/22) • Opened 2012 with a 7-yard reception vs. NC State (8/31)

2011 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 11/0 • Played in first 11 games as reserve receiver, had three catches for 37 yards • Suffered a broken hand prior to finale at Kentucky (11/26) and missed that game • Career-long catch for 22 yards vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) • Second career catch at #8 Arkansas (11/12) for nine yards • First career catch for six yards at #16 Florida (9/17) • One of 12 true freshmen to play in opener vs. Montana (9/3)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 52 overall athlete, No. 36 overall prospect in Georgia) • Scout: 3-star (No. 70 overall wide receiver) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 42 overall athlete) • Named All-State as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009 • Member of the All-County and All-Region teams as a senior • Selected to GACA North/South All-Star Game • As a senior in 2010, hauled in 52 receptions for 949 yards and seven touchdowns

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. Montana Cincinnati at Florida Buffalo Georgia LSU

Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 2011 Opp. Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 0-0-0 at Alabama 0-0-0 0-0-0 South Carolina 0-0-0 1-7-0, 7 MTSU 0-0-0 0-0-0 at Arkansas 1-9-0, 9 0-0-0 Vanderbilt 1-22-0, 22 0-0-0 at Kentucky DNP-INJ

• Also returned a kickoff 70 yards for a TD • Defensively, collected 28 tackles, two tackles for loss, two interceptions and 12 pass breakups • Caught 37 passes for more than 800 yards as a junior • Also as a junior, compiled 49 tackles, six tackles for loss, 22 pass breakups and five INTs on defense • As a sophomore in 2009, was a member of the fourthfastest 4x400 meter relay squad in the nation, that also set the DeKalb County record • Coach at Cedar Grove High School: Raymond Bonner

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Vincent Demetrius Dallas • Born: November 13, 1992 in Brunswick, Georgia • Son of Regina Whipple and Alexander Roberts • Majoring in Sociology

 CAREER STATISTICS Receiving 2011 2012 Totals

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 11/0 3 37 12.3 3.4 0 22-Van 22-Van 12/0 9 149 16.6 12.4 1 61-SC 78-SC 23/0 12 186 15.5 8.1 1 61-SC 78-SC

 CAREER HIGHS Receptions Receiving Yards Touchdowns

3 at South Carolina, 10/27/12 78 at South Carolina, 10/27/12 1 at South Carolina, 10/27/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 2012 Opp. Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 1-7-0, 7 Alabama 0-0-0 0-0-0 at So. Carolina 3-78-1, 61 0-0-0 Troy 1-14-0, 14 1-11-0, 11 Missouri 0-0-0 1-7-0, 7 at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 1-14-0, 14 Kentucky 1-18-0, 18

TREVOR DANIEL PUNTER

FRESHMAN • HS • 6-2 • 221 DICKSON, TENN. • DICKSON COUNTY H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Troy Williams at Dickson County High School • Rated 3-star by Rivals (No. 29 overall tight end, No. 46 overall prospect in Ohio) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 43 overall tight end, No. 54 overall prospect in Ohio) • Rated 3-star by ESPN (No. 18 overall tight end, No. 49 overall prospect in Ohio) • Rated 3-star by Scout (No. 48 overall tight end) • Named a Prokicker First Team All-American after his senior season • Was a three year letterwinner on the football team, a member of the basketball team for four, the soccer team for two and the baseball team for two at Dickson • Earned all-district accolades in his junior and senior seasons

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PERSONAL

• Full Name: Trevor Lyn Daniel • Born: December 8, 1994 • Son of Wade and Kimberly Daniel • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management

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R-JUNIOR • 2L • 6-1 • 220 Bakersfield, Calif. • Frontier H.S. 2012 - R-Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 6/6 • Began 2012 as starting punter • Did not punt in final six games, last punt came at Mississippi State (10/13) • Punted 16 times 39.0 average with six punts inside 20 • Tied career long with 53-yard punt at #5 Georgia (9/29), also pinnd a punt at 1-yard line • Four punts for career-best 44.5 average vs. #18 Florida (9/15) including 50-yarder • Booted five punts for 38.6 yards including 51-yarder vs. NC State (8/31)

2011 - R-FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 11/9 • Punted in 11 games with nine starts • Had 40 punts for 38.1 average with 10 inside 20-yard line, three punts of 50 yards • Punted career high six times for third week in a row at Kentucky (11/26), posted a 38.3 average • Punted six times for second week in a row vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) for 37.7 average, landing two inside 20 with long of 52 • Punted six times for a 37.5 avg. at #8 Arkansas (11/12) including career-long 53-yard punt • Five punts for 38.0 average vs. MTSU (11/5) • Punted twice vs. #14 South Carolina for 37.0 average with both kicks inside the 20-yard line • Did not punt at Alabama • Punted four balls for 36.8 average including two inside the 20 vs. #1 LSU (10/15), including at the 1-yard line • Landed two balls inside 10-yard line vs. Georgia (10/8) as part of three punts for 42.2 average • After a 29-yard punt vs. Buffalo (10/1), had a punt blocked, but recovered the ball and rushed 30 yards • At #16 Florida (9/17) punted three times for 44.0 average • In debut, punted twice for 34.0 average, long of 37 vs. Montana (9/3)

2010 - FRESHMAN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl • Named to MaxPreps All-America first team • Rated as nation’s No. 1 punting prospect by punting expert Chris Sailer • Averaged 42.9 per punt as senior with career long of 71 • Made 96 tackles from linebacker position, including team-high 79 solo

• Handled placekicking duties, with 35 of 60 kickoffs resulting in touchbacks • Made 34 PATs and 11 field goals in senior season • As junior, averaged 46.3 yards per punt with 93 tackles • Helped team to 11-2 record as senior • Also excelled in shot put and discus, and led Frontier High to team state championship in 2009 • Two-time defending state champion in shot put, with career-best throw of 63-9.75 in 2010 state event • Also won state discus title as junior with toss of 192-0 • For combined efforts in football and track, named finalist for MaxPreps National Athlete of the Year • Coach at Frontier High School: Rich Cornford

PERSONAL

• Full name: Matthew Paul Darr • Born: July 2, 1992 in Bakersfield, Calif. • Son of Don and Paula Darr • Majoring in Management

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

MATT DARR

 CAREER STATISTICS Punting GP/GS No Yds Avg TB FC I20 I10 50+ Blk Long 2011 11/9 40 1525 38.1 2 16 10 4 3 0 53-Ark 2012 6/6 16 624 39.0 1 4 6 2 3 1 53-UGa Totals 17/15 56 2149 38.4 3 20 16 6 6 1 53-2x

 CAREER HIGHS Punts Punting Average Long Long Rush

6 three times, last at Kentucky, 11/26/11 44.5 vs. Florida, 9/15/12 53 at Arkansas, 11/12/11 & at Georgia, 9/29/12 30 vs. Buffalo, 10/1/11

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. Montana Cincinnati at Florida Buffalo Georgia LSU at Alabama So. Carolina MTSU at Arkansas Vanderbilt at Kentucky

Punts-Yds-Avg, Lg 2012 Opp. Punts-Yds-Avg, Lg 2-68-34.0, 37 vs. NC State 5-193-38.6, 51 2-I20 1-35-35.0, 35 Ga. State 1-35-35.0, 35 1-I20 3-132-44.0, 52 Florida 4-178-44.5, 50 1-I20 1-29-29.0, 29 Akron 2-81-40.5, 45 1-I20 4-169-42.2, 49 2-I20 at Georgia 3-124-41.3, 53, blk 1-I20 4-147-36.8, 41 2-120 at Miss State 1-13-13.0, 13 DNP Alabama DNP 2-74-37.0, 37 2-I20 at So. Carolina DNP 5-190-38.0, 43 1-I20 Troy DNP 6-225-37.5, 53 Missouri DNP 6-226-37.7, 52 2-I20 at Vanderbilt DNP 6-230-38.3, 42 Kentucky DNP

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JOSHUA DOBBS QUARTERBACK

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-3 • 193 ALPHARETTA, GA. • ALPHARETTA H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Jason Dukes at Alpharetta High School • Rated four-star by 247Sports (No. 10 prospect in Georgia, No. 8 pro-style quarterback and No. 107 in the Top247 national prospects) • Rated 4-star by ESPN (No. 21 prospect in Georgia, No. 4 dual threat quarterback and in the ESPN 300 as the No. 177 player in the country) • Rated 4-star by Scout (No. 12 quarterback) • Rated 3-star by Rivals (No. 46 prospect in Georgia, No. 20 pro-style quarterback) • In his senior season at Alpharetta, threw for 3,625 yards and 29 touchdowns while rushing for 419 yards and 10 touchdowns. • Finished his junior season 294-of-392 for 3,113 passing yards and 29 touchdowns, also rushing for 200 yards and two touchdowns • 2013 Franklin D. Watkins Award winner • 2013 Atlanta Journal Constitution Cup Recipient - Best All-Around AHS Senior • 2013 Neighbor Newspaper Male Athlete of the Year • 2012-13 RizinSTAR Atlanta Student Athlete of the Year Award • 2012 Wendy’s High School Heisman State Finalist

• 2012 Alpharetta Raiders Varsity Team Captain and Pat Watson Spirit of the Raider’s Award • 2012 North Fulton Forsyth Touchdown Club Player of the Year • 2012 USA Today Sports American Family Insurance ALLUSA Atlanta Team • 2012 Elite 11 finalist • Earned Honorable Mention All-State, First Team AllCounty, First Team All-Region, Second Team All-Area, First Team All-Conference, Alpharetta H.S. Offensive MVP, and AHS Scholar Athlete honors in his senior season • Named the Georgia Rising Senior Bowl Offensive MVP after throwing for 237 yards, rushing for 56 yards and accounting for three touchdowns in the game • Also a star baseball player at Alpharetta with offers to play college baseball

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Robert Joshua Dobbs • Born: January 26, 1995 • Son of Robert and Stephanie Dobbs • Majoring in Aeronautical Engineering

BRENDAN DOWNS TIGHT END

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JUNIOR • 2L • 6-5 • 248 Bristol, Tenn. • Tennessee H.S. 2012 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 10/1 • Began camp as backup tight end to Mychal Rivera, suffered knee injury in scrimmage and missed first two games, played final 10 games • Posted three catches for 39 yards in 2012 • Drew first start of the 2012 season vs. Troy (11/3) • Season-long 15-yard reception late vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) • First career touchdown on a 6-yard reception vs. Akron (9/22) • Returned vs. #18 Florida (9/15) with a few snaps • Big Lick Award in spring for playing with physical toughness

2011 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 8/1 • True freshman tight end played in eight games • Three catches for 34 yards on the year • First career start in a two-tight end set vs. Buffalo • First career catches, making two for 32 yards vs. Cincinnati (9/10) • Backup tight end in college debut vs. Montana (9/3), one of 12 true freshmen to see action

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HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 28 overall tight end, No. 7 overall prospect in Tennessee) • Scout: 3-star (No. 26 overall tight end) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 32 overall tight end) • Earned All-Region honors as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009 • Named All-Conference as a senior • As a senior, had team-high 34 receptions for 470 yards and four touchdowns • As a junior, tallied eight receptions for 204 yards • 2010 Team Captain and part of 2009 Conference Championship • Holds Viking Football power clean record • Also a standout track and basketball athlete, earning AllConference honors in both as a junior • Averaged 6.1 points and 4.5 rebounds per game as a junior for the Vikings basketball team • Coach at Tennessee High: Greg Stubbs

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Clyde Brendan Downs • Born: May 5, 1993 in Richmond, Virginia • Son of Erin and Butch Downs • Majoring in Business


Receiving 2011 2012 Totals

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 8/1 3 34 11.3 4.2 0 21 32-UC 10/1 3 39 13.0 3.9 1 18-Miz 18-Miz 18/2 6 73 12.2 4.1 1 21-UC 32-UC

 CAREER HIGHS Receptions Receiving Yards Touchdowns

2 vs. Cincinnati, 9/10/11 32 vs. Cincinnati, 9/10/11 1 vs. Akron, 9/22/12

2011 Opp. Montana Cincinnati at Florida Buffalo Georgia LSU

Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 2011 Opp. Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 0-0-0 at Alabama 0-0-0 2-32-0, 21 South Carolina DNP 0-0-0 MTSU 0-0-0 0-0-0 at Arkansas DNP 1-2-0, 2 Vanderbilt DNP 0-0-0 at Kentucky DNP

2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

Rec-Yards-TD, Lg 2012 Opp. Rec-Yards-TD, Lg DNP Alabama 1-15-0, 15 DNP at So. Carolina 0-0-0 0-0-0 Troy 0-0-0 1-6-1, 6 Missouri 1-18-0, 18 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 0-0-0 Kentucky 0-0-0

TYLER DRUMMER WIDE RECEIVER/HOLDER

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R-SENIOR • 1L • 6-1 • 169 Powell, Tenn. • Powell H.S. • Univ. of the Cumberlands (Ky) 2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 11/0 • Holder for kick attempts for the final nine games of the season • Scored first career touchdown during the third overtime against Missouri (11/10) on fake field goal run of five yards

2011 - R-Sophomore • Squad member

2010 - SOPHOMORE • Redshirted

2009 - FRESHMAN

• Played at University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky

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 CAREER STATISTICS

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started two years at wide receiver • Earned All-Region and All-District honors as a senior • Also played basketball for four years • Coach at Powell: Matt Lowe

PERSONAL

• Full name: Joshua Tyler Drummer • Born: January 1, 1991 • Son of Jo Wilson • Majoring in English

 CAREER STATISTICS Rushing 2012

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 11/0 1 5 5.0 0.5 1 5-Mizz 5-Mizz

ALEX ELLIS TIGHT END

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R-Sophomore • SQ • 6-4 • 240 DelMar, Del. • DelMar H.S. Career Honors

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Awarded John Stucky Iron Vol award after spring season

2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Squad member, did not play in any games

2011 - FRESHMAN

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played football and lacrosse at Delmar High School in Delaware • Coach at Delmar High School: David Hearn

PERSONAL

• Full name: Alexander Colby Ellis • Born: February 10, 1993 • Son of Shea Ellis and Mackenzie Hay • Majoring in Biomedical Engineering

• Redshirt season

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RILEY FERGUSON QUARTERBACK

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-3 • 173 MATTHEWS, N.C. • BUTLER H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 4-star by ESPN (No. 16 overall quarterback, No. 6 overall prospect in North Carolina, No. 212 overall prospect in the nation) • Rated 3-star by Rivals (No. 23 overall quarterback, No. 19 overall prospect in North Carolina) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 30 overall pro-style quarterback, No. 20 overall prospect in North Carolina) • Rated 3-star by Scout (No. 42 overall quarterback) • Led the Bulldogs to state titles in 2010 and 2012, earning championship game MVP honors during his senior season after throwing for 301 yards and five touchdowns • Finished his final prep campaign with 2,173 yards passing and 25 touchdowns in nine games • Completed 66 percent of his passes (184-of-279) for 3,345

yards and 48 touchdowns as a junior • Also threw for 2,600 yards and 21 scores during his sophomore season • Participated in the 2012 Elite 11 finals in Redondo Beach, Calif. • Was a nominee for the 2012 U.S. Army All-American Bowl • Named to the 2011 ESPNHS All-State team • Coach at Butler High School: Brian Hales

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Riley Logan Ferguson • Born: January 19, 1995 • Son of Don and Diana Ferguson • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

CHARLES FOLGER DEFENSIVE LINE

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R-FRESHMAN • RS • 6-4 • 251 Augusta, Ga. • Lincoln County H.S. 2012 - FRESHMAN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played defensive end and right tackle at Lincoln County High School in Georgia • Honored as Red Devils’ “Most Impoved Player” as a senior • Coach at Lincoln County: Larry Campbell

PERSONAL

• Full name: Charles Allan Folger • Born: Nov. 21, 1993 • Son of Charles and Cindy Folger • Majoring in Special Education

MALIK FOREMAN DEFENSIVE BACK

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FRESHMAN • HS • 5-10 • 177 KINGSPORT, TENN. • DOBYNS-BENNETT H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star Rivals (No. 19 prospect in Tennessee) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 17 prospect in Tennessee, No. 59 athlete in nation) • Rated 3-star by ESPN (No. 33 prospect in Tennessee) • Named to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Class 6A All-State Football Team • Began his senior season as a wide receiver and caught 14 passes for 278 yards and four touchdowns • After an injury to the team’s quarterback, moved over to the backfield where he threw for 586 yards and four touchdowns while also rushing for 1,270 yards and 17 touchdowns (12.3 yards/carry) • Defensively, recorded a league-best six interceptions, in56

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cluding two returned for touchdowns • Credited with eight pass break-ups, seven forced fumbles and five tackles for loss • As a returner, averaged 52.5 yards on four punt returns, two for touchdowns, while also averaging 35.8 yards/return on four kick returns including one for a touchdown • Coach at Dobyns-Bennett High School: Graham Clark

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Tony Malik Foreman • Born: June 30, 1995 • Son of Tony and Tanya Foreman • Majoring in Business


LINEBACKER

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Senior • 3L • 6-1 • 256 Jackson, Ky. • Breathitt County H.S. HONORS

• 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Former fullback played at linebacker and on special teams • Posted 18 tackles in 12 games in first season on defense • Led team with 13 tackles on special teams • Has returned five kickoffs for 70 yards on short kicks • Three special teams tackles vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) • Three stops vs. #18 Florida (9/15), all on special teams • Career high six tackles along with a 0.5 TFL in most playing time of career in defense vs. Georgia State (9/8) • Made a tackle in opener vs. NC State (8/31)

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 12/1 • Played in all 12 games in 2011 with one start at fullback • Saw extensive time on special teams, kick-block coverage, making one tackle • Made first special teams tackle of year vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) • Career high three catches for 17 yards vs. Montana (9/3) in fourth consecutive start • Shared Stucky Hard Knox Award for off-season physical & mental conditioning

2010 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 13/5 • Saw action in every game, including five starts at fullback • Helped lead the way for Tauren Poole to rush for 1,034 yards, including six 100-yard games, which tied for the SEC lead • One of seven true freshmen to play in every game for UT • In first career start vs. South Carolina, Fugate hauled in a 4-yard reception on Tyler Bray’s first career scoring drive • Posted a 17-yard catch, his longest of the season, on UT’s final scoring drive vs. Kentucky • Also returned a kickoff eight yards vs. UAB

HIGH SCHOOL

• Practiced with Vols during mid-December lead in to Chick-fil-A Bowl, then enrolled at UT in January and participated in spring drills • Rated as No. 3 overall prospect in Kentucky by Rivals. com • Selected to PrepStar Magazine’s All-Region team • Finished senior season with 1,332 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns • Highlight of 2009 was rushing for 141 yards and four touchdowns to go with one receiving TD against Powell County • Rushed for 3,052 yards and 36 touchdowns as junior while sparking Breathitt County to Class AAA state runner-up finish

• During sophomore season, rushed for 1,727 yards and 30 touchdowns • Added 45 catches that year for 625 yards and five scores • Coach at Breathitt County High School: Mike Holcomb

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Bryce Channing Fugate • Pronunciation: FEW-git • Born: July 26, 1991 • Majoring in Special Education

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2011 12/0 1 0 1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 1-Vand 2012 12/0 10 8 18 0-0 0.5-0 0 0 0 0-0 6-GSU Totals 37/6 11 8 19 0-0 0.5-0 0 0 0 0-0 6-GSU Receiving 2010 2011 Total

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CHANNING FUGATE

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 13/5 2 21 10.5 1.8 0 17-UK 17-UK 12/1 3 17 5.7 1.4 0 7-Mon 17-Mon 37/6 5 48 9.6 1.9 0 17-UK 17-UK

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Tackles For Loss Receptions Receiving Yards

7 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 0.5 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 3 vs. Montana, 9/3/11 17 vs. Kentucky, 11/27/10 & vs. Montana, 9/3/11

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2010 Opp. UT-Martin Oregon Florida UAB at LSU at Georgia Alabama at S. Carolina at Memphis Mississippi at Vanderbilt Kentucky UNC (Bowl)

Rec.-Yds.-TD, Lg. 2011 Opp. 0-0-0 Montana 0-0-0 Cincinnati 0-0-0 at Florida 0-0-0 Buffalo 0-0-0 Georgia 0-0-0 LSU 0-0-0 at Alabama 1-4-0, 4 S. Carolina 0-0-0 MTSU 0-0-0 at Arkansas 0-0-0 Vanderbilt 1-17-0, 17 at Kentucky 0-0-0

2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

U-A-T, Other 1-0-1 5-2-7, 0.5-0 tfl 1-2-3 1-0-1 0-1-1 0-1-1

Rec.-Yds.-TD, Lg. 3-17-0, 7 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other Alabama 2-1-3 at So. Carolina 0-0-0 Troy 0-0-0 Missouri 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 Kentucky 0-1-1

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ZACH FULTON OFFENSIVE LINE

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SENIOR • 3L • 6-5 • 323 Homewood, Ill. • Homewood-Flossmoor H.S. CAREER HONORS

• 2013 Lindy’s Preseason Third Team All-SEC • SEC Offensive Lineman of Week (Sept. 3, 2012) • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Second Team All-SEC

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 11/11 • SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week (Sept. 3). First Vol to earn that award since 2009 • Started 28 of last 31 games dating to 2010 at right guard • In 2012, started first seven games and 11 overall at right guard • Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA) • Vols have had five games with 500-plus yards of total offense, the most since posting six in 1997 • Returned to start vs. Troy (11/3) and aided Vols’ schoolrecord 718 yards of total offense • Streak of 22 consecutive games started ended as he was sidelined at #17 South Carolina (10/27) with an ankle injury

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 12/12 • Started last 15 games in a row at right guard dating to 2010, including 12 during the season • Started 17 games overall, dating to freshman season • Vols allowed just 18 sacks (1.5 per game), third-fewest in the SEC • Helped offense to two games with 500-plus yards

2010 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 12/5 • Saw action at right guard in 12 games, including three consecutive starts beginning with the Alabama game, before missing the Mississippi contest with an ankle injury • Returned to the starting lineup against Kentucky as Tyler Bray was sacked just twice • Helped UT’s offense to season-high 537 yards vs. UT Martin • Part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks at Memphis and held Vanderbilt to just one • Helped Tauren Poole tie the SEC lead with six 100-yard rushing games

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated as No 11 prospect in Illinois and No. 14 overall offensive guard by Rivals.com • Ranked as the No. 14 overall offensive guard by Scout.com • Selected to PrepStar Magazine’s All-Region team • Named All-Conference as a senior in 2009 • Coach at Homewood-Flossmoor High School: Kenny Smith

PERSONAL

• Full name: Zachary Quinn Fulton • Born: September 23, 1991 • Son of Glen and Alma Fulton • Older brother Xavier Fulton played at Illinois and is currently a member of the Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

MATT GIAMPAPA LONG SNAPPER

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R-SOPHOMORE • RS • 6-0 • 229 Jackson, Tenn. • Univ. School of Jackson • Michigan State 2012 - Sophomore

• Redshirt season, did not play in any games • Listed as back-up long snapper all season in return to home state

2011 - Freshman (at Michigan State)

• Lettered as a freshman at Michigan State as the Spartans starting long snapper • Snapped in all 13 games as he was one of 19 freshman starting snappers in the nation in 2011

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HIGH SCHOOL

• Ranked among the nation’s top high school long snappers by Chris Rubio (No. 15) • Two-year starter at right guard and long snapper at University School of Jackson • Honorable mention All-Region as a senior • All-West Tennessee honorable mention by the Jackson Sun • Coach at Jackson: Mickey Marley

PERSONAL

• Full name: Matthew Christopher Giampapa • Born: March 3, 1993 • Son of Chris and Mary Ann Giampapa • Majoring in Business Admininstration


OFFENSIVE LINE

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R-JUNIOR • SQ • 6-4 • 287 Knoxville, Tenn. • Farragut H.S. 2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • Made college debut playing final quarter of finale vs. Kentucky (11/24)

2011 - R-FRESHMAN • Squad member

2010 - Freshman • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started two years at left tackle at Farragut High School • Earned All-Region honors as a junior and All-District and All-KIL accolades as a senior • Selected to play in the Tennessee-Kentucky Border Bowl as a senior • Helped team to a 21-5 record over final two years • Coach at Farragut: Eddie Courtney

PERSONAL

• Full name: Jacob Lloyd Gilliam • Born: July 19, 1992 • Son of David and Michelle Gilliam • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

GREGORY GRIECO LINEBACKER

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JACOB GILLIAM

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R-Junior • SQ • 5-10 • 218 Knoxville, Tenn. • Farragut H.S. HONORS

• 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - R-Sophomore

• Earned scholarship prior to the season • Did not play any games

2011 - R-Freshman • Squad member

2010 - Freshman • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started three years at defensive end • Earned All-Region honors in final two years • Also earned All-District, All-PrepXtra and All-KIL accolades as a senior • Also wrestled and earned a pair of regional championships • Coach at Farragut: Eddie Courtney

PERSONAL

• Full name: Gregory Ross Grieco • Pronunciation: greek-OH • Born: June 2, 1992 • Son of Betty and Roger Grieco • Majoring in Kinesiology

CHRISTIAN HARRIS LINEBACKER

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R-Sophomore • 1L • 6-1 • 240 Woodstock, Ga. • Etowah H.S. HONORS

2011 - Freshman

2012 - R-Freshman

HIGH SCHOOL

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll • Games/Starts: 10/0 • Played in 10 games on special teams, did not make a tackle • Suffered torn ACL in left knee during spring practice and underwent surgery

• Redshirted

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 90 overall prospect in Georgia) • Scout: 3-star (No. 90 overall outside linebacker) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 54 overall outside linebacker) • Named to Georgia’s 2010 Class AAAAA All-State team utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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PLAYERS • Selected Second Team All-State by the Associated Press as a senior • Named Cherokee Tribune Defensive Player of the Year • 2010 GACA North/South All-Star • Named to UGASports.com’s Second Team • 2010 Cherokee Gridiron Player of the Year • Recorded a team-high 127 tackles, 22 tackles for loss, eight pass breakups, four forced fumbles, four sacks and a pair of interceptions as a senior • During junior season in 2009, compiled 108 tackles, 19 tackles for loss, 12 pass breakups, three sacks, two forced fumbles and an INT

• Helped Etowah to the Region 5 championship and an 8-1 regular-season record • Coach at Etowah: Bill Stewart

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Christian Thomas Harris • Born: May 28, 1993 in Charlotte, North Carolina • Son of Jamie and Connie Harris • Majoring in Management

PAUL HARRIS WIDE RECEIVER

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Freshman • HS • 6-4 • 200 Accokeek, Md. • Frederick Douglass H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Early enrollee joining the Vols in January 2013 • Rivals: 4-star (No. 39 overall WR, No. 7 prospect from Maryland) • Scout: 3-star (No. 99 overall WR) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 18 prosepct from Maryland) • Was a consensus Maryland All-State selection in 2012 • Hauled in 32 receptions for 732 yards and 11 touchdowns to help lead Frederick Douglass to a second-consecutive Class 2A state runner-up finish as a senior • Kicked a game-winning, 26-yard field goal to give the Eagles a playoff victory over Patuxent • As a junior, had 39 receptions for 735 yards and 12 touchdowns

• Also named to the 2012 Washington Post All-Met First Team • Participated in the 2012 Chesapeake Bowl • Invited to “The Opening,” an all-star prospect camp • Started his prep career at DeMatha Catholic High School where he played two seasons for Bill McGregor • Coach at Frederick Douglass: J.C. Pickney

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Paul Jerome Harris • Born on April 25, 1994 • Son of Tiasha Carter • Majoring in Communications

ANDREW HENRY LONG SNAPPER

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R-Sophomore • SQ • 6-2 • 212 Gallatin, Tenn. • Station Camp H.S. HONORS

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Squad member, did not play in any games

2011 - Freshman

• Walk-on with the Vols, part of the squad in Fall 2011

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played at Station Camp High School • Team MVP • Team Offensive Line MVP

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• JROTC Leadership Award • All County Second Team • Second Team All County Offensive Lineman • JROTC Football Leadership Award • National Football Foundation Charles W. Hawkins Scholar-Athlete Award

PERSONAL

• Full name: Andrew Warren Henry • Born: January 22, 1993 • Son of Chris and Michelle Henry • Majoring in Mechanical Engineering


QUARTERBACK

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-0 • 185 KNOXVILLE, TENN. • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF KNOXVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated three-star by ESPN (No. 26 prospect in Tennessee, No. 50 at his position ranked No. 450 regionally) • Rated two-star by 247Sports (No. 39 prospect in Tennessee, No. 75 pro-style quarterback) • Career stats include 774-of-1,040 passing (.744), 10,978 yards, 131 passing touchdowns, 22 interceptions, 108 carries, 290 yards rushing and nine rushing touchdowns • Put up 5,158 passing yards on 378-of-496 passing while also tallying 59 touchdowns • In his junior season was 357-of-484 with 5,191 passing yards and 65 passing touchdowns • Holds the NFHS National Record of highest completion percentage of a career (.744) besting Garrett Grayson’s (Vancouver Heritage) old mark of 71.6 also tallying the highest completion percentage in a season (76.2 - 2012) • His TSSAA State records include: Most completions career (774); most completions season (378-2012); most passing attempts (496-2012); Most passing yards career (10,978); most passing yards season (5,191-2011); most touchdown passes career (131); most touchdown passes season (652011); most touchdowns career, rushing and passing (140);

most touchdowns season, rushing and passing (69-2011); total offense in career, rushing and passing (11,368 yards); total offense in a season (5,364 yards) • His TSSAA State Championship records include: Most completions (1. 35-2012, 2. 32-2011); most passing yards (1. 476-2011, 2. 461-2012); most touchdown passes (1. 7-2011, 2. 6-2012) • Class AA Mr. Football in his junior and senior seasons, Class 3A BlueCross Bowl MVP in his junior and senior seasons, PrepXtra Offensive Player of the Year in his junior and senior seasons, TSWA All-State Class 3A in his junior and senior years, and Led CAK to back-to-back Class 3A state titles in his junior and senior seasons • Compiled a 28-3 record as a starter, 10-0 in the playoffs • Just one of four quarterbacks in the country to throw for over 5,000 yards • Coach at Christian Academy of Knoxville: Rusty Bradley

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CHARLIE HIGH

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Charles Randall High • Born: January 13, 1994 • Son of Bill and Joyce High • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management

ALDEN HILL RUNNING BACK

R-Freshman • RS • 6-2 • 215 Alliance, Ohio • Marlington H.S. HONORS

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 - SOPHOMORE

• Awarded John Stucky Iron Vol award after spring season

2012 - Freshman

• Did not play as a freshman, redshirt season

HIGH SCHOOL

• 247sports: 3-star (No. 63 overall running back, No. 54 prospect in Ohio) • ESPN: 2-star (No. 99 overall running back, No. 91 prospect in Ohio) • Rivals: 3-star (No. 48 overall running back, No. 43 prospect in Ohio) • Scout: 3-star (No. 65 overall running back) • Finished as Marlington’s all-time career rushing leader with 4,745 yards • Earned All-Ohio Associated Press Division III First-Team honors as a senior • Akron-Beacon Journal All-Star First Team • All-Northeastern Buckeye Conference • All-Stark County honors, Division III • First-Team Canton Repository Division III

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• WHBC All-Stark County Offense Division III • First-Team Northeast Inland Division III Offense Honors • Rushed for 1,409 yards with 16 touchdowns in 2011 • Caught eight passes for 216 yards with two touchdowns • As a junior, earned All-Ohio Associated Press Division III Offensive Player of the Year • All-Ohio Associated Press Division III First-team • All-Northeast Inland District Offensive Player of the Year • All-Northeast Inland District First-team • Repository All-Stark County Player of the Year...Repository All-Stark County First-Team • NBC Player of the Year • All-NBC First-team • Set school record for single-season rushing yards (2,241) and single-game rushing yards (279) • Set school record for career rushing yards as a junior • Accounted for 35 TDs while averaging 8.7 yards a carry • Also played linebacker in high school with the Dukes • Coached at Marlington: Ed Miley

PERSONAL

• Full name: Alden Gregory Hill • Born: January 23, 1994 • Son of Tami Hill • Majoring in Graphic Design utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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DANIEL HOOD

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DEFENSIVE LINE

R-SENIOR • 2L • 6-4 • 277 Knoxville, Tenn. • Knoxville Catholic H.S. HONORS

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Back-up nose guard behind Daniel McCullers in 2012 • Played in all 12 games in 2012 with seven tackles • Career-best three tackles at #19 Mississippi State (10/13) • Worked on special teams kick-block unit

2011 - R-Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 11/8 • Switched to defensive line after spending 2010 on O-Line • Started eight games in 2011, playing in 11, first career starts with eight tackles with one sack • One tackle in each five of eight games this season • First career sack vs. #1 LSU (10/15) with 3-yard loss • Made career high two stops vs. Georgia (10/8) • First career start came vs. Montana (9/3), made one tackle from nose tackle position

2010 - R-Freshman

• 2010 Academic All-SEC • Games/Starts: 6/0 • Saw action in six games for Tennessee, including all four wins in November and the Music City Bowl vs. UNC • Part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks at Memphis and just one at Vanderbilt • Played in every quarter vs. Mississippi, in which the Vols amassed 441 yards of offense, a UT season-high against an SEC foe

2009 - Freshman • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• All-Region and All-State as junior and senior • Played in Tennessee’s Toyota East-West All-Star Game after

senior season that included Class 3A state championship for Knoxville Catholic • Caught 12 passes that year for 245 yards and four touchdowns from tight end position • Also posted 62 tackles, including 7 1/2 sacks • Coach at Knoxville Catholic: Mark Pemberton

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Daniel Allyn Hood • Born: December 5, 1989 in Kingsport, Tennessee • Son of Allyn Hood and and the late Cindy Flanary • Majoring in Management

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack 2010 6/0 0 0 0 0-0 2011 12/8 3 5 8 1-3 2012 12/0 2 5 7 0-0 Totals 30/8 5 10 15 1-3

TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 -1-3 0 0 0 0-0 2-UGa 1-1 0 0 0 0-0 4-MSU 2-4 0 0 0 0-0 4-MSU

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Sacks

3 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12 1 vs. LSU, 10/15/11

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other 2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other Montana 0-1-1 vs. NC State 0-0-0 Cincinnati 0-1-1 Ga. State 0-1-1 at Florida 1-0-1 Florida 0-0-0 Buffalo 1-0-1 Akron 0-0-0 Georgia 0-2-2 at Georgia 0-0-0 1-0-1, 1-3 sk, 1-3 tfl at Miss State 0-3-3 LSU at Alabama 0-0-0 Alabama 0-0-0 South Carolina 0-0-0 at So. Carolina 1-0-1 MTSU 0-0-0 Troy 0-0-0 at Arkansas 0-1-1 Missouri 1-0-1, 1-1 tfl Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Kentucky 0-0-0 qh Kentucky 0-1-1

PIG Howard Wide Receiver

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SOPHOMORE • 1L • 5-8 • 185 Orlando, Fla. • Edgewater H.S. 2012 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 10/0 • Played in 10 games, one of 10 true freshman to see action in 2012 • Seeing action at receiver and as a Wildcat QB • Has 13 catches for 54 yards and 14 carries for 44 yards; also threw one pass for a 13-yard touchdown 62

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• First career receiving touchdown on a 16-yard catch vs. Missouri (11/10) • Ran once for 11 yards and had two catches for nine yards vs. Troy (11/3) • Threw first career pass for a 13-yard touchdown at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Touchdown pass at South Carolina was first by a non-quarterback since Lucas Taylor in 2007


High School

• 247sports: 4-star (No. 121 overall prospect, No. 14 overall wide receiver, No. 19 prospect in Florida) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 150 overall prospect, No. 22 overall wide receiver, No. 29 prospect in Florida) • Rivals: 4-star (No. 47 overall wide receiver, No. 41 prospect in Florida) • Scout: 3-star (No. 76 overall wide receiver) • Participated in the 2012 Under Armour All-American Game at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Fla. Made one catch for 17 yards and returned two kickoffs for 41 yards • Ranked No. 3 in the Orlando Sentinel’s 2012 Central Florida “Super 60” • One of the top 50 in Florida by the Gainesville (Fla.) Sun. • Selected to the 2011 Super Southeast 120 by the Mobile (Ala.) Register • As a senior at Edgewater High School in 20111, caught 36 passes for 691 yards (19.2 yards per catch) and five touchdowns en route to Associated Press 7A All-State Team honors • Also had 392 yards on 55 carries (7.13 yards per carry) and scored three rushing touchdowns • As a junior, scored 23 total touchdowns while posting 1,146 receiving yards and 546 rushing yards • Rushed for 1,209 yards, tallied 793 yards receiving and scored 17 touchdowns as a sophomore • Also a member of the Edgewater track team, competing in the broad jump.

• Coach at Edgewater: Zac Yarbrough

High School

• Full Name: Alton Quamine Howard • Nicknamed Pig • Born: March 9, 1993 • Son of Vonetta Burch • Brother Quincy McDuffie plays at Central Florida (2011) • Majoring in Communications

 CAREER STATISTICS Receiving 2012

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 10/0 13 54 4.2 5.4 0 16-Mizz 18-Akr

Rushing 2012

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 10/0 14 44 3.1 4.4 0 16-MSU 30-MSU

 CAREER HIGHS Rushes Rushing Yards Receptions Receiving Yards Touchdowns

4 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12 30 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12 2 four times, last at Vanderbilt, 11/17/12 18 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 1 vs. Missouri, 11/10/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2012 Opp. Rush-Yds-TD, Lg Florida 0-0-0 Akron 1-3-0, 3 at Georgia 1-0-0, 0 at Miss State 4-30-0, 16 Alabama 2-3-0, 3 at S.Carolina 1-1-0, 1 Troy 1-11-0, 11 Missouri 1-2-0, 2 at Vanderbilt 2- (-5)-0, 1 Kentucky 1- (-1)-0, -1

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• In addition to TD pass at South Carolina, also caught two passes for 15 yards • Ran twice for three yards and had a 4-yard catch vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) • Ran for 30 yards on four carries and made a catch for five yards at #19 Mississippi State (10/13) • First two college catches vs. Akron (9/22) for 18 yards; also rushed once for three yards • College debut vs. #18 Florida (9/15), seeing a few snaps

Rec-Yds-TD, Lg Passing 0-0-0 2-18-0, 13 1- (-2)-0, -2 1-5-0, 5 1-4-0, 4 2-15-0, 10 1-1-13, 13-yd TD pass 2-9-0, 7 1-16-1, 16 2- (-9)-0, 0 1- (-2)-0, -2

MARCUS JACKSON OFFENSIVE LINE

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JUNIOR • 2L • 6-2 • 307 Vero Beach, Fla. • Vero Beach H.S. Honors

• 2011 Phil Steele Freshman All-American First Team • 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team selection by coaches

2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Drew first start vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) • Played second half at left guard at #2 Alabama (10/22) • Made college debut vs. Montana seeing action on the line • Early enrollee, starting with Vols in January

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Listed as backup left guard to Dallas Thomas in 2012 • Played in all 12 games this season, seeing action on field goal/kick block • Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA) • Saw most extensive action of season at #17 South Carolina (10/27) with Zach Fulton sidelined due to injury

HIGH SCHOOL

2011 - Freshman

• Full name: Marcus Jamaal Jackson • Born: July 12, 1992 • Son of Verna Jackson • Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies • Switched to his high school number, 75, for his junior year

• Games/Starts: 12/5 • Played in all 12 games as one of 16 true freshmen to play for Vols in 2011 • Started last five games at left guard for the Vols • Part of field goal/PAT offensive line unit for all 12 games

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 13 overall guard, No. 51 overall in Florida) • Scout: 3-star (No. 15 overall guard) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 6 overall guard, No. 87 overall prospect) • Member of Under Armour All-America Team • ESPNU 150 Team • All-Area honors as both a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009 • Coach at Vero Beach: Gary Coggin

PERSONAL

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JA’WUAN JAMES OFFENSIVE LINE

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SENIOR • 3L • 6-6 • 318 Suwanee, Ga. • North Gwinnett H.S. HONORS

• 2013 Lindy’s Preseason Second Team All-SEC • 2013 Lindy’s Preseason No. 8 Overall Top Tackle • 2013 Athlon Sports Preseason Third Team All-SEC • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Third Team All-SEC • 2012 Preseason All-SEC by league media • 2012 Preseason All-SEC Second Team (Lindy’s) • 2012 Preseason All-SEC Fourth Team (Phil Steele) • 2010 SEC All-Freshman Team selection by Coaches

2012 - Junior

• Games/Starts: 12/12 • Started all 37 games of college career, all at right tackle • Vols had five games with 500-plus yards of total offense, the most since posting six in 1997 • Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA) • Fourth Quarter Award in spring for intangible values • John Stucky Off-Season Award

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 12/12 • Started all 25 games of his college career, all at right tackle • Vols allowed just 18 sacks (1.5 per game), third-fewest in SEC during the season • UT has gained more than 500 yards in two games in 2011

2010 - Freshman

to see action in every single quarter in 2010 while holding down the right tackle position • Part of the only offensive line to start three freshmen in a game in FBS this season, which took place against both Memphis and Kentucky • One of a school-record seven true freshmen to start at Memphis • Helped Tauren Poole tie SEC lead with six 100-yard games

HIGH SCHOOL

• Enrolled at UT in January and participated in spring drills • Class AAAAA All-State by Georgia Sportswriters • Rivals.com All-America team • Rated as No. 6 prospect in Georgia and No. 8 offensive tackle in nation by Rivals.com • Prep-Star Top 150 Dream Team • Selected to play in Under Armour All-America Game • Named to Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top-50 list as No. 18 overall player in Georgia • Helped lead North Gwinnett to 13-1 mark as senior • Team earned Region 7-5A championship and advanced to state quarterfinals • As a junior, led to berth in state quarterfinals with 10-3 finish • In 2007 North Gwinnett advance to state final with 13-2 record • Coach at North Gwinnett High School: Bob Sphire

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Ja’Wuan Amir James • Born: June 3, 1992 in Atlanta, Georgia • Son of Nichelle James-Mickens and Burkley James • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

• Games/Starts: 13/13 • Earned Coaches’ All-SEC Freshman Team honors • One of 10 Vols to start in every game and one of just four

RYAN JENKINS Wide Receiver

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FRESHMAN • HS • 5-11 • 180 MARIETTA, GA. • LASSITER H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated four-star recruit by 247Sports (No. 28 wide receiver) • Rated four-star recruit by ESPN (No. 31 prospect in Georgia, No. 47 wide receiver) • Rated three-star recruit by Rivals (No. 34 prospect in Georgia, No. 48 wide receiver) • Invited to “The Opening”, an all-star summer prospect camp held on the Nike Campus • Recorded 24 catches for 415 yards and six touchdowns in his senior season at Lassiter High School to a 10-1 record and the No. 1 seed in the 6A Playoffs • Coach at Lassiter High School: Jep Irwin

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PERSONAL

• Full Name: Ryan Matthew Jenkins • Born: November 21, 1994 • Son of Lee and Martica Jenkins • Father, Lee Jenkins, was a defensive back for the Vols from 1980-82 • His Brother, Martin, is a cornerback at Clemson • Majoring in Sports Psychology


LINEBACKER

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JUNIOR • 2L • 6-2 • 243 Gainesville, Ga. • Gainesville H.S. HONORS

• 2013 Lott Trophy Watch List • 2013 Lindy’s Preseason Second Team All-American • 2013 Lindy’s Preseason First Team All-SEC • 2013 Lindy’s Preseason No. 3 Top Inside Linebacker • 2013 Athlon Sports Preseason First Team All-SEC • 2013 Athlon Sports Preseason Fourth Team All-American • 2013 Sporting News Preseason Second Team All-American • 2013 Sporting News Preseason First Team All-SEC • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Third Team All-American • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason First Team All-SEC • 2012 Coaches All-SEC Second Team • Member of 2012 Preseason Butkus Watch List • 2012 All-SEC Preseason Second Team by league media • 2012 All-SEC Preseason Third Team by league coaches • CFPA Hon. Mention Linebacker of the Week (Oct. 14, 2012) • 2011 Consensus Freshman All-American • 2011 First-Team Freshman All-American by Football Writers of America, The Sporting News, Fox Sports, Phil Steele, Yahoo! Sports • Five 2011 Freshman All-American honors set Tennessee record, breaking mark of four by Eric Berry in 2009 • 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team selection • SEC Freshman of the Week (Oct. 22, 2011: Alabama)

2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 12/12 • 2012 Coaches All-SEC Second Team • Member of 2012 Preseason Butkus Watch List • 2012 All-SEC Preseason Second Team by league media • 2012 All-SEC Preseason Third Team by league coaches • 2012 Preseason All-SEC Second Team (Lindy’s) • 2012 Preseason All-SEC Third Team (Phil Steele) • Second season as starting middle linebacker • Led SEC and UT with 138 tackles (fourth-most in NCAA) in 12 starts in 2012, also had team-high 8.5 TFLs for 25 yards, his first career sack and eight quarterback hurries • Posted most tackles by a Vol since Jerod Mayo made 140 in 2007 • Fourth in NCAA, first SEC in tackles per game (11.5) • With 21 tackles at Miss State, had most stops by a Vol in 48 years, since Keith DeLong had 23 vs. Alabama in 1988 • Rushed 12 times for 21 yards and a team-high six touchdowns out of `The Beast’ package, a Wildcat QB formation • Averaging 12.9 tackles per game over last 10 games with 129 in those 10 games including double-figure tackles in each game (at least 11 in each) • Closed year with 14 tackles, including first career sack (for 10 yards), two TFLs and his sixth rushing touchdown of the season vs. Kentucky (11/24) • 12 tackles including two TFLs at Vanderbilt (11/17) • Notched 11 tackles vs. Missouri (11/10) • Surpassed 100 tackles for the season in ninth game with 13 vs. Troy (11/3) • Sixth game in a row with double-figure tackles, piling up 11 stops at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Racked up 14 tackles vs. #1 Alabama (10/20), has 27 career tackles vs. the Crimson Tide in two games

• Had 11 tackles in each of three games in a row (9/15-29) • Career-high 21 tackles, most by a Vol since 1988, at #19 Mississippi State (10/13), had 1.5 TFLs • For third game in a row had 11 tackles and a rushing touchdown, at #5 Georgia (9/29) in homecoming, also recovered a fumble and had a TFL • Racked up 11 stops and rushed for a TD for the second game in a row vs. Akron (9/22) • As a Wildcat QB (which he played in HS) rushed twice vs. Florida (9/15) and scored first-career touchdown on a 1-yard rush; also racked up 11 tackles and a 6-yard TFL • It was fitting that Johnny Majors, who played multiple positions, had his jersey No. 45 retired vs. Florida • Opened 2012 with four tackles vs. NC State (8/31) • Fourth Quarter Award in spring for intangible values

2011 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 12/10 • Consensus Freshman All-American • First-Team Freshman All-American by Football Writers of America, The Sporting News, Fox Sports, Phil Steele, Yahoo! Sports • Five Freshman All-American honors set Tennessee record, breaking mark of four by Eric Berry in 2009 • SEC All-Freshman Team selection • SEC Freshman of the Week (10/22 Alabama) • Led SEC freshmen with 80 tackles, finishing second for UT • One of four true freshmen to rank among top two on his team in tackles among all D-I FBS schools • At least shared Vols’ lead in tackles on four occasions • With 80 tackles, had second-most stops by a true freshman in a season in UT history behind only Eric Berry, who had 86 in 2007 • Prior to Vanderbilt game, was only freshman to be leading his team in tackles in FBS • Only true freshman to have three double-figure tackle games in a season (E.Berry had two in 2007) with 10-plus in three games in a row (10/15-29) • Played in all 12 games in 2011 in true freshman season, starting 10 times • Recorded 4.5 TFLs, a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries, the only Vol with multiple FRs • Has 36 tackles in a three game span (12.0 per game) against #1 LSU, #2 Alabama, and #14 South Carolina • Piled up 12 tackles and recovered a fumble vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) • Racked up career-high 13 tackles at #2 Alabama (10/22), second-most tackles by a true freshman in a game in UT history (record Eric Berry, vs. Kentucky in 2007) to earn SEC Freshman of the Week honors • 11 tackles against #1 LSU (10/15), first double-figure tackle total by a freshman since Eric Berry in 2007 • Tied for team lead in tackles with seven at #16 Florida (9/17), also forced a fumble and recovered it • Three tackles and 0.5 TFL in start in first college game vs. Montana (9/3). One of 12 true freshmen to play in opener • Along with Curt Maggitt, believed to be first true freshmen to start at linebacker for UT utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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PLAYERS HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 136 overall prospect nationally, No. 8 overall inside linebacker, No. 12 overall prospect in Georgia) • Scout: 4-star (No. 16 overall middle linebacker) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 118 overall prospect nationally, No. 5 overall inside linebacker) • Georgia’s Class AAA Defensive Player of the Year • Named First Team Class AAA All-State following three consecutive seasons (2008-10) • Member of Under Armour All-America Team • Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11 team as a senior in 2010 • Selected to ESPNU 150 and Rivals250 teams • The Gainesville Times 2010 Football Player of the Year • Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 77th • Posted 173 tackles, 29 tackles for loss, eight forced fumbles, seven pass breakups, six sacks and two interceptions in senior campaign • As a junior in 2009, tallied 131 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, eight sacks, six pass breakups, four forced fumbles and an INT • As a sophomore in 2008, tallied 160 tackles, nine tacklesfor-loss and four sacks • Helped lead team to state championship game as a junior • Also helped team to three straight region titles • Gainesville went 24-3 over final two seasons • Coach at Gainesville High School: Bruce Miller

PERSONAL

• Full name: Alexander James Johnson • Born: December 24, 1991 • Son of Vivian Drake • Majoring in Communications

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT 2011 12/10 37 43 80 2012 12/12 63 75 138 Totals 24/22 100 118 218 Rushing 2012

Sack TFL FF FR QH Int High Tk 0-0 4.5-7 1 2 0 0-0 13-Ala 1-10 8.5-25 0 1 8 0-0 21-MSU 1-10 13-32 1 3 8 0-0 21-MSU

GP No Yds Avg Per/G TD 12 12 21 1.8 1.8 6

Long High Yd 4-2x 6-Ala

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles 21 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12 Forced Fumble/Fumble Recovery 1 at Florida, 9/17/11 Tackles for Loss 1.5 at Alabama, 10/22/11 20-Tackle Games 21 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12 10-Tackle Games 13 (last 14 vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12) Rushing Yards 5 vs. Florida, 9/15/12 Touchdowns 1 six times, last vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other Montana 0-3-3, 0.5-0 tfl Cincinnati 0-1-1, 0.5-0 tfl at Florida 7-0-7, ff, fr Buffalo 1-5-6, 1-1 tfl Georgia 1-3-4 LSU 4-7-11 at Alabama 5-8-13, 1.5-1 tfl South Carolina 6-6-12, fr MTSU 5-0-5 at Arkansas 1-4-5 Vanderbilt 2-2-4 at Kentucky 5-4-9, 1-4 tfl

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other vs. NC State 3-1-4 Ga. State 2-3-5, qh Florida 6-5-11, 1-6 tfl; 2-5 TD rush Akron 5-6-11, qh; 2-2 TD rush at Georgia 2-9-11, 1-1 tfl, fr; 1-1 TD rush at Miss State 4-17-21, 1.5-3 tfl Alabama 4-10-14, 3-6 TD rush at S. Carolina 9-2-11, 2-2 rush Troy 9-4-13, 1-2 tfl, qh Missouri 5-6-11, pd at Vanderbilt 6-6-12, 2-2 tfl, qh Kentucky 8-6-14, 1-10 sk, 2-11 tfl, qh; 1-2 TD rush

 JOHNSON ON THE CHARTS ¢ Assisted Tackles - Season

¢ Total Tackles - Season 1. 194 2. 190 3. 182 4. 174 5. 167 6. 165 165 8. 163 163 10. 159 -- 138

¢ 1. 2. 5. 8. 9. 11.

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Andy Spiva Jamie Rotella Steve Poole Ray Nettles Carl Zander Andy Spiva Tom Fisher Russ Williams Andy Spiva Keith DeLong A.J. Johnson

1976 1972 1974 1971 1984 1975 1964 1975 1974 1988 2012

1. 90 2. 76 3. 75 4. 71 5. 70 6. 67 7. 66 66 9. 65 65

Jamie Rotella Carl Johnson A.J. Johnson Steve Poole Bobby Majors David Campbell Ray Nettles John Wagster Carl Zander Andy Spiva

Most Total Tackles - Single Game No. Name 28 Tom Fisher 25 Greg Jones 25 Greg Jones 25 Andy Spiva 24 Kelly Ziegler 24 Lemont Holt Jeffers 24 Andy Spiva 23 Keith DeLong 22 Andy Spiva 22 Ray Nettles 21 A.J. Johnson

At/Vs. at Auburn vs. Vanderbilt vs. Alabama vs. Vanderbilt at Boston College vs. Auburn vs. Kentucky vs. Alabama vs. Florida at Alabama at Miss. St.

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1972 1972 2012 1974 1971 1973 1971 1971 1984 1975

¢ Assisted Tackles - Career 1. 193 2. 181 3. 163 4. 149 5. 147 6. 138 7. 131 8. 126 9. 121 10. 120 -- 118

Andy Spiva 1973-76 Jamie Rotella 1970-72 Rico McCoy 2006-09 Earnest Fields 1987-91 Carl Zander 1981-84 John Wagster 1970-72 Steve Poole 1973-75 Russ Williams 1974-77 Ronnie McCartney 1973-75 Lemont Holt Jeffers 1978-81 A.J. Johnson 2011-

¢ Most Asst. Tackles - Single Game Year 1964 1977 1976 1975 1987 1981 1976 1988 1976 1971 2012

1. 2.

¢ 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

No. Name 17 A.J. Johnson 13 Lavoisier Fisher 13 Alvin Toles 13 Carl Zander 13 Danny Jenkins

At/Vs. at Miss. St. at Auburn vs. Mississippi vs. Pittsburgh vs. California

Year 2012 1984 1983 1983 1977

2012 NCAA National Tackle Leaders Name Dan Molls Marvin Burdette Nick Clancy A.J. Johnson Eric Kendricks

School Toledo UAB Boston College Tennessee UCLA

Tackles T/G 166 13.83 157 13.08 145 12.08 138 11.50 137 10.54


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SOPHOMORE • TR • 5-9 • 176 FRIENDSWOOD, TEXAS • FRIENDSWOOD H.S. • BLINN COLLEGE 2012 - Freshman (at BLINN COLLEGE)

• Played in just four games for the Buccaneers during his one season at Blinn College • Finished the season with 69 receiving yards, the majority coming in a four catch, 68 yard effort against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College • Used as a punt and kick returner finishing with four punt returns for 67 yards and 1 kick return for 60 yards • Made the Dean’s List during his freshman year at Blinn

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star by Rivals • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 152 overall wide receiver, No. 204 overall prospect in Texas) • Rated 2-star by ESPN (No. 170 overall wide receiver, No. 293 overall prospect in Texas) • Rated 3-star by Scout (No. 109 overall wide receiver) • Played all four seasons on varsity at Friendswood, including two seasons as team captain

• Racked up over 4,000 yards of rushing and 34 touchdowns including more than 1,500 yards rushing in his junior and senior seasons • Tallied nearly 2,000 receiving yards in his career at Friendswood hauling in 23 touchdowns • Named newcomer of the year in his sophomore season and was First Team all-region and all-county in his junior an senior years • Reached state semifinals as a freshman, quarterfinals as a sophomore, semifinals as a junior and first round as a senior • Also a member of the track and basketball teams • Coach at Friendswood High School: Steve Van Meter

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Johnathon Wayne Johnson • Born: January 3, 1994 • Son of Stacy Johnson • Majoring in Psychology

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JOHNATHON JOHNSON

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-1 • 188 Cooper City, Fla. • Cooper City H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 88 prospect from Florida) • Scout: 3-star (No. 170 overall WR) • 247Sports: 3-star (No. 51 safety prospect) • Played quarterback, wide receiver and safety at Cooper City High School the last two years • Began his high school career at Garner Magnet High School in Raleigh, N.C., where he earned all-conference honors as a freshman and sophomore • Ranked No. 16 on the Miami Herald’s Broward County Top 25 for 2013 list, as well as the Orlando Sun Sentinel’s Palm

Beach/Broward Super60 • Coach at Cooper City High School: Art Taylor

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Lemond Tracey Johnson • First Name Pronounced: LEE-mihnd • Born: Sept. 11, 1994 • Son of Lemond and Nekeya Johnson • Father served as defensive backs coach at Cooper City High School • Majoring in Logistics

RIYAHD JONES DEFENSIVE BACK

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Junior • JC • 6-0 • 179 Columbus, Ga. • Carver H.s. • Georgia SOuthern • garden City C.C. 2012 - Sophomore (At Garden City CC) • Rivals: 3-star (No. 7 overall JUCO CB) • Scout: 3-star • 247Sports: 3-star (No. 18 junior-college CB in the 247Composite for the 2013 class) • Helped Garden City C.C. to a Mississippi Bowl Championship

• Timed at 4.49 seconds in the 40-yard dash • Recorded 22 tackles and a team-leading five pass breakups in 10 games at Garden City C.C.

2011 - Freshman (at Georgia Southern)

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• Participated in the Georgia National Underclassmen Combine • Coach at Carver High School: Del McGee

HIGH SCHOOL

• Full Name: Riyahd Andre Jones • First Name Pronounced: ree-YAHD • Born: May 4, 1993 • Son of Charles and Billisses Jones • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

• Played at Carver High School in Columbus, Ga. • Three-star Rivals.com standout that was part of the 13-1 team that went to the semifinals of the GHSA state championships • As a junior, caught 27 passes for 405 yards and five touchdowns

PERSONAL

REGGIE JUIN RUNNING BACK

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R-SENIOR • SQ • 5-7 • 173 Conyers, Ga. • Heritage H.S. • Tusculum College 2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Squad member, part of the Vols’ scout team

2012 - Track & Field

• USTFCCCA Outdoor All-America First Team (4x100mR) • Member of the 4x100mR team that won the Outdoor Vol Most Valuable Track Award • Ran the leadoff leg of the 4x100m relay team at the NCAA Outdoor Championship, finishing in a season-best 39.25 in the semifinals and placing seventh in the finals with a time of 40.21 • Earned a trip to the NCAA Outdoor Championships with his leadoff leg for the 4x100m relay’s season-best 39.66 clocking (No. 5 time in the East) • Ran the leadoff leg of the 4x100m relay team, helping it finish sixth in a time of 40.47

2011 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Squad member, part of the Vols scout team

2011 - Track & Field

• Member of eighth-place SEC Outdoor 4x100m relay unit • Named 2011 Vol Lifter of the Year • Posted 60m dash personal records of 7.05 and then 7.04 in two races at the Kentucky Invitational...Had a 200m PR at that meet, checking in at 22.78 • Later lowered that to 22.57 at the Hokie Invitational...Outdoors - Ran the opening leg on Tennessee’s eighth-place

4x100m relay unit at the SEC Outdoor Championships, helping the group run 40.82 • Handled stick first at UT-UCLA Dual, as that unit placed second in a season-best 40.21 • Uncorked his 100m dash PR in the SEC prelims, checking in at 10.86 • Ran 10.99 at the UCF Invitational. His 200m season best of 22.31 came at the UCF Invitational

2009 - Freshman at Tusculum

• Spent the 2009-10 school year playing football at Tusculum, where he logged time at defensive back and on special teams for the Pioneers

HIGH SCHOOL

• Runner-up in 100 (11.03) and 200 (22.19) at 2009 Region 8AAAA Track & Field Championships, where he carded his PR in the half-lapper • Ran his 100 career best of 10.88 at that meet the season before, placing second as well • Earned his 55m dash PR of 6.65 and a fourth-place finish at the 2008 Gainesville Sports Commission Meet at the O’Connell Center • Football coach at Heritage High School: Al Pellegrino

PERSONAL

• Full name: Reginald Alexandre Juin • Born: Oct. 11, 1991 • Son of Eddy and Elizabeth Juin • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

BRETT KENDRICK OFFENSIVE LINE

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-6 • 305 KNOXVILLE, TEnn. • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF KNOXVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 20 overall prospect in Tennessee) • Helped his team to back-to-back TSSAA Class 3A State Championships in his junior and senior seasons • In the 2012 state championship game, helped lead CAK to a 608-yard offensive effort • Earned Class 3A All-State honors in his senior season • Also a member of the basketball team at CAK 68

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• Coach at Christian Academy of Knoxville: Rusty Bradley

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Brett Blair Kendrick • Born: April 12, 1995 • Son of Bryan and Beth Kendrick • Majoring in Sport Management


Offensive Line

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R-SOPHOMORE • 1L • 6-4 • 306 Knoxville, Tenn. • Knoxville Catholic H.S. 2012 - R-FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 7/0 • Saw action as a backup tackle in seven games • Made college debut against Georgia State (9/8)

2011 - Freshman • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 34 overall offensive tackle, No. 4 overall prospect in Tennessee) • Scout: 4-star (No. 24 overall offensive tackle) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 24 overall offensive tackle) • Named Tennessee Mr. Football AAA Lineman of the Year in 2010 • Earned TSWA All-State honors • Garnered Knoxville News Sentinel PrepXtra All-Knoxville Football League defensive player of the year and first team honors

• Member of The Tennessean’s Dream Team • Selected to Toyota East vs. West All-Star Classic • Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 110th • As a senior, allowed zero sacks in 252 pass attempts and graded out at 92 percent • Also contributed 52 pancake blocks and helped offense average 29 points per game in 2010 • Led defense with 86 tackles and posted 27 tackles-for-loss, five sacks and three forced fumbles • Collected 47 pancake blocks as a junior • Coach at Knoxville Catholic High School: Scott Meadows

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Kyler Brian Kerbyson • Born: July 7, 1993 in Garland, Texas • Son of Ray and Dianna Mubarak • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management

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KYLER KERBYSON

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R-SENIOR • 1L • 6-2 • 247 Memphis, Tenn. • Melrose H.S. 2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • Moved to tight end during camp after playing linebacker • Played against Georgia State (9/8)

2011 - Junior

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • Only game in 2011 on special teams at #16 Florida (9/17)

2010 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 4/0 • Saw action in four games before season-ending knee surgery following the Georgia game • Compiled a season-best four tackles against Oregon • Teamed with Austin Johnson to record UT’s lone safety in 2010 vs. UT Martin on the way to a three-tackle performance • Lone tackle at Georgia came on third down to force Georgia to punt on its final possession

2009 - Freshman

• Grabbed interception vs. South Carolina that gave Vols possession near midfield, Tennessee scored on ensuing drive • Game highs of six tackles against both Ohio and Vanderbilt, had 1½ tackles for loss

HIGH SCHOOL

• Class 4A Tennessee Sports Writers All-State Team • Named No. 9 overall prospect in Tennessee by Knoxville News-Sentinel prior to 2008 season • Posted 130 tackles with four sacks and four forced fumbles as senior • 70 tackles, 10 sacks and four forced fumbles as junior • Coach at Melrose High School: Hubbard Alexander

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Gregory King • Born: November 2, 1990 • Son of Chandra and Derrick Hill • Majoring in Political Science

• Games/Starts: 9/2 • Saw action in nine games, making two starts, at middle linebacker before missing final two contests because of injury • Finished season with 24 tackles

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PLAYERS  CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2009 9/2 16 12 28 0-0 1.5-2 0 0 3 1-8 6-2x 2010 4/0 1 7 8 0-0 0.5-1 0 0 0 0-0 4-Ore 2011 1/0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 -2012 1/0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 -Totals 15/2 17 19 36 0-0 2-3 0 0 3 0-0 6-Ohio

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Tackles For Loss

6 vs. Vanderbilt, 11/21/09 & vs. Ohio 9/26/09 1 at Florida, 9/19/09

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2009 Opp. U-A-T, Other Western Ky. 0-0-0 at Florida 1-0-1, 1-1 tfl Ohio 4-2-6, pd Auburn 0-1-1 at Alabama 0-1-1 South Carolina 0-1-1, 1-8 int, pd Memphis 2-2-4, 0.5-0 tfl at Mississippi 2-2-4 Vanderbilt 5-1-6, pd

2010 Opp. UT-Martin Oregon Florida UAB at LSU at Georgia

U-A-T, Other 1-2-3, 0.5-1 tfl 0-4-4 0-0-0 DNP 0-0-0 0-1-1

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other Georgia State 0-0-0

2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other Florida 0-0-0

Justin King

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SOPHOMORE • 1L • 6-2 • 240 DUNWOODY, GA. • dunwoody h.s. 2012 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 8/0 • Saw action as a backup fullback and wildcat quarterback • Ran twice for 18 yards • Gained 18 yards on a rush vs. Akron (9/22) • Made college debut vs. Georgia State (9/8) and had a carry

High School

• 247sports: 3-star (No. 101 overall athlete, No. 89 prospect in Georgia) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 46 overall outside linebacker, No. 49 prospect in Georgia) • Rivals: 3-star (No. 59 athlete, No. 63 prospect in Georgia) • Scout: 3-star (No. 79 overall outside linebacker) • Played multiple positions at Dunwoody H.S., including quarterback, running back and outside linebacker • Named honorable mention AAAA all-state by the Atlanta Journal Constitution as a senior after rushing for more than 800 yards • As a junior in 2010, rushed for 413 yards and three touchdowns, in addition to passing for 218 more yards and three more scores

• Also recorded 24 tackles on defense • Coach at Dunwoody: Michael Youngblood

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Justin Robert King • Born on June 24, 1993 • Son of Cathy and Jerry King Sr. • Brother Jerry plays at Tennessee Tech • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

 CAREER STATISTICS Rushing 2012

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 8/0 2 18 9.0 2.3 0 18-Akr 18-Akr

 CAREER HIGHS Rushing Yards

MARLIN LANE RUNNING BACK

18 vs. Akron, 9/22/12

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JUNIOR • 2L • 5-11 • 205 Daytona Beach, Fla. • Mainland H.S. 2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 12/6 • Rushed for 679 yards in 12 games with six starts in last six games in 2012 (54.8 yards per game) • Has 29 catches for 228 yards (19.0 yards per game) • Averaging 78.9 yards in six starts in last six games with first two career 100-yard rushing games • Ran for 75 yards including career-long tying 45-yard rush in finale vs. Kentucky (11/24) 70

2013 Tennessee FOOTBALL

• Second-career 100-yard rushing game with 108 at Vanderbilt (11/17), also had five catches for 37 yards • Ran for 47 yards and had career-high seven catches for 26 yards vs. Missouri (11/10) • Career-best 132 rushing yards with two rushing touchdowns (17 and 9 yards) vs. Troy (11/3); Marked second-career multitouchdown, first since first college game • Ran for 56 yards on 15 carries for second week in a row, at #17 South Carolina (10/27), also had two catches


2011 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Overall, had 620 all-purpose yards (51.7 per game) • True freshman ran for 280 yards, had 17 catches for 161 yards in 12 games as a reserve tailback • Also had seven punt returns for 36 yards and seven kickoff returns for 143 yards • Scored TDs in each of his first three college games, the first UT player to do so since Reggie Cobb in 1987, who scored TD in first five games that season • Finished year with 25 rushing yards at Kentucky (11/26) • Ran for career-high 58 yards, including UT season-long 45 yarder at #8 Arkansas (11/12), also made three catches for 12 yards • Ran nine times (several out of Wildcat formation) for 37 yards vs. MTSU (11/5) • Gained 21 yards on the ground, also returned two kickoffs for 49 yards at #2 Alabama (10/22) • Ran for 43 yards on six carries vs. #1 LSU (10/15) • Gained 92 all-purpose yards vs. Georgia (10/8) with careerhighs of 84 receiving yards and six catches along with eight rushing yards • Ran for 28 yards and caught two passes for 15 yards vs. Buffalo (10/1) • Caught an 8-yard TD pass as part of 26 receiving yards at #16 Florida (9/17). Also ran for nine yards and returned two punts for 13 yards • Third TD in two games after a 2-yard rushing score vs. Cincinnati (9/10). Totaled 16 yards on eight carries vs. UC • Ran for 35 yards (1-yd TD run) and caught two passes for 16 yards with 9-yd TD rec. vs. Montana (9/3) in college debut • First UT freshman with 2 TDs in debut since Corey Larkins in 2001 vs. Syracuse

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 23 overall running back, No. 38 overall prospect in Florida) • Scout: 4-star (No. 23 overall running back) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 134 overall prospect nationally, No. 11 overall running back) • Participated in the Team USA vs. The World game for the U.S. Under-19 national football team • Played in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl • ESPNU 150 Team • Earned Third Team All-State (Class 6A) accolades as a junior • Named to Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120 and ranked 54th • Coming off ACL surgery and played in five games as a senior, yet rushed for 601 yards and six touchdowns on 45 carries (13.4 yards per carry) • Recorded 683 yards of total offense as he also caught six passes for 82 yards and a TD • Carried the ball 112 times for 1,110 yards (9.9 yards per carry) and 12 TDs as a junior in 2009, while finishing with more than 1,500 yards of total offense

• Also returned three punts for TDs • As a sophomore, ran 69 times for 758 yards and 12 TDs, while catching six passes for 123 yards and a score • Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 63 overall/No. 11 running back) • Coach at Mainland: John Maronto

PERSONAL

• Full name: Marlin A. Lane, Jr. • Born: December 31, 1991 • Son of Marlin Lane, Sr. and Milinia Williams • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

 CAREER STATISTICS Rushing 2011 2012 Totals

GP/GS 12/0 12/6 24/6

No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 75 280 3.7 23.3 2 45-Ark 58-Ark 120 658 5.5 54.8 2 45-UK 132-Troy 195 938 4.8 39.1 4 45-2x 132-Troy

Receiving 2011 2012 Totals

GP/GS 12/0 12/6 24/6

No Yds 17 161 29 228 46 389

Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 9.5 13.4 2 27-UGa 84-UGa 7.9 19.0 0 35-Akr 49-Akr 8.5 16.2 2 35-Akr 84-UGa

Punt Returns GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 2011 12/0 7 36 5.1 3.0 0 9-Mon 23-Mon Kickoff Returns GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 2011 12/0 7 143 20.4 11.9 0 35-Fla 76-Fla 2012 12/0 2 32 16.0 2.7 0 18-Van 32-Van Totals 24/0 9 175 19.4 7.3 0 35-Fla 76-Fla

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

• First career start, at tailback, vs. #1 Alabama (10/20), gained 103 all-purpose yards with career-best 15 carries for 55 yards and five catches for 48 yards • Carried eight times for 22 yards and hauled in two catches for five yards at #5 Georgia (9/29) • Ran for 47 yards on nine carries and caught two passes for 49 yards vs. Akron for 96 total yards • Gained 31 yards in the ground vs. Georgia State (9/8) • Opened 2012 with game-best and career-high 75 rushing yards including long of 42 vs. NC State (8/31) • Switched to No. 15 after wearing No. 4 to honor his brother, who was 15 years old

 CAREER HIGHS Rushes Rushing Yards Receptions Receiving Yards Touchdowns Punt Returns Punt Return Yards Kickoff Returns Kickoff Return Yards

19 vs. Troy, 11/3/12 132 vs. Troy, 11/3/12 7 vs. Missouri, 11/10/12 84 vs. Georgia, 10/8/11 2 vs. Montana, 9/3/11 & vs. Troy, 11/3/12 4 vs. Montana, 9/3/11 23 vs. Montana, 9/3/11 4 vs. Florida, 9/17/11 76 vs. Florida, 9/17/11

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. Rush-Yds-TD, Lg Montana 10-35-1, 18 Cincinnati 8-16-1, 10 at Florida 5-9-0, 5 Buffalo 7-28-0, 9 Georgia 7-8-0, 8 LSU 6-43-0, 18 at Alabama 7-21-0, 6 So. Carolina 0-0-0 MTSU 9-37-0, 8 at Arkansas 9-58-0, 45 Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Kentucky 7-25-0, 20

Rec-Yds-TD, Lg PR-Yds-TD, Lg 2-16-1, 9 4-23-0, 9 0-0-0 1-0-0, 0 2-26-1, 18 2-13-0, 8 2-15-0, 17 0-0-0 6-84-0, 27 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-6-0, 6 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 3-12-0, 8 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-2-0, 2 0-0-0

2012 Opp. Rush-Yds-TD, Lg NC State 9-75-0, 42 Ga. State 8-31-0, 7 Florida 1-1-0, 1 Akron 9-47-0, 14 at Georgia 8-22-0, 6 at Miss State 2-9-0, 5 Alabama 15-55-0, 12 at S.Carolina 15-56-0, 16 Troy 19-132-2, 37 Missouri 8-47-0, 12 at Vanderbilt 16-108-0, 30 Kentucky 10-75-0, 45

Rec-Yds-TD, Lg 2-19-0, 13 1-12-0, 12 0-0-0 2-49-0, 35 2-5-0, 4 0-0-0 5-48-0, 26 2-5-0, 6 2-31-0, 18 7-26-0, 13 5-37-0, 11 1- (-4)-0, -4

PR-Yds-TD, Lg 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

KR-Yds-TD, Lg 0-0-0 1-18-0, 18 4-76-0, 35 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-49-0, 26 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 KR-Yds-TD, Lg 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-34-0, 18 0-0-0

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LaTroy Lewis DEFENSIVE LINE

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-4 • 245 Akron, Ohio • Archbishop Hoban H.S. 2012 - Freshman

• Redshirt season, did not play as a freshman

High School

• 247sports: 3-star (No. 36 overall defensive end, No. 22 prospect in Ohio) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 30 overall defensive end, No. 14 prospect in Ohio) • Rivals: 3-star (No. 27 overall defensive end, No. 27 prospect in Ohio) • Scout: 3-star (No. 57 overall defensive end) • Named to the Butkus Award watch list prior to his senior campaign at Archbishop Hoban High School, but suffered a broken bone in his foot during the second game which

forced him to miss the remainder of the season • As a junior in 2010, earned Associated Press Second Team All-Ohio and First Team All-Akron accolades after recording 96 tackles and nine sacks • Compiled 70 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 13 sacks and one interception as a sophomore • Also played on the Knights’ basketball team • Coach at Archbishop Hoban: Ralph Orsini

PERSONAL

• Full Name: LaTroy Rayshawn Lewis • Born Nov. 9, 1993 • Son of La Tonya Lewis-Bector • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

CURT MAGGITT LINEBACKER

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JUNIOR • 2L • 6-3 • 239 West Palm Beach, Fla. • Dwyer H.S. HONORS

• 2013 Lindy’s Preseason Third Team All-SEC • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Fourth Team All-SEC • 2011 Third-Team Freshman All-American by Phil Steele • 2011 SEC All-Freshman Team selection by Coaches • SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 20, 2011)

2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 9/9 • Second year as starter at linebacker • 30 tackles with two sacks and team-high tying 5.0 TFLs • Second consecutive five-tackle game, including 1.5 TFLs, a career-best three quarterback hurries and break-up vs. Missouri (11/10) • Best game of season since opener vs. NC State with five tackles vs. Troy (11/3) including a TFL • Posted a 13-yard sack at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Three stops vs. # 1 Alabama (10/20) • Three tackles and a forced fumble at #5 Georgia (9/29 • Back in action vs. #18 Florida (9/15) with five tackles • Sat out Georgia State (9/8) with toe injury • Credited with 18-yard sack and forced fumble that resulted in safety vs. NC State (8/31). Made five tackles in 2012 opener

2011 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 11/8 • Third-Team Freshman All-American by Phil Steele • SEC All-Freshman Team selection • Played 11 of 12 games, started eight games at SLB as a true freshman, finished tied for third on team with 56 tackles • Had 5.5 TFLs for 19 yards (fourth-most TFLs on team), two quarterback hurries and forced fumble 72

2013 Tennessee FOOTBALL

• With 56 tackles, recorded fourth-most for a true freshman in UT history ahead of Reggie White (51 in 1980) • Ranked second among all SEC freshmen with 5.1 tackles/ game behind teammate A.J. Johnson • Fourth time with career-best seven tackles, came in finale at Kentucky (11/26) • SEC Freshman of the Week (Nov. 20, 2011) • Notched seven tackles (tying his career-high for the third time in 2011) including 2.5 TFLs vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) • Tied for team lead with six tackles including a TFL along with a forced fumble at #8 Arkansas (11/12) • Returned to action vs. MTSU (11/5) with two tackles • Career-high seven tackles vs. #1 LSU (10/15) • Racked up six tackles at #2 Alabama (10/22) • Led team in tackles with seven vs. Buffalo (10/1) • Racked up six tackles including 0.5 TFL at #16 Florida (9/17) • Three tackles vs. Cincinnati (9/10) with half-sack for six yards • In college debut made three tackles vs. Montana (9/3) • Believed to be first true freshman, along with A.J. Johnson, to start at linebacker for UT

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 198 overall prospect nationally, No. 12 overall outside linebacker, No. 31 overall prospect in Florida) • Scout: 4-star (No. 19 overall outside linebacker) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 63 overall prospect nationally, No. 3 overall outside linebacker) • ESPNU 150 Team • Rivals250 Team • MaxPreps.com 2010 U.S. Air Force All-America squad • Earned First Team All-America honors via MaxPreps.com for senior year efforts • Named the Sun Sentinel’s 2010 Palm Beach County Defensive Player of the Year


PERSONAL

• Full Name: Curtis Devontea Maggitt • Last name pronounced: muh-JIT • Born: February 4, 1993 • Son of Roosevelt Maggitt, Sr. and Marilyn Bivins • Brother, Roosevelt, played defensive end at Iowa State • Majoring in Communication Studies

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2011 11/8 29 27 56 0.5-6 5.5-19 1 0 2 0-0 7-4x 2012 9/9 16 14 30 2-31 5-37 2 0 3 0-0 5-3x Totals 20/17 45 41 86 2.5-37 10.5-56 3 0 5 0-0 7-4x

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles

7 four times, last at Kentucky, 11/26/11 Tackles For Loss 2.5 vs. Vanderbilt, 11/19/11 Sacks 1 vs. NC State, 8/31/12 & at South Carolina, 10/27/12 Quarterback Hurries 3 vs. Missouri, 11/10/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other 2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other vs. NC State 4-1-5, 1-18 sk, 1-18 tfl, ff Montana 3-0-3 Cincinnati 0-3-3, 0.5-6 sk, 0.5-6 tfl Ga. State DNP-INJ at Florida 3-3-6, 0.5-2 tfl, qh Florida 4-1-5 Buffalo 5-2-7, 0.5-0 tfl Akron 1-0-1, qh Georgia 0-2-2 at Georgia 1-2-3, ff LSU 6-1-7 at Miss State 0-2-2, 0.5-1 tfl at Alabama 3-3-6, 0.5-2 tfl Alabama 2-1-3 South Carolina DNP-INJ at So. Carolina 1-0-1, 1-13 sk MTSU 1-1-2 Troy 2-3-5, 1-3 tfl at Arkansas 2-4-6, 1-3 tfl, ff Missouri 1-4-5, 1.5-2 tfl, 3 qh, pd Vanderbilt 2-5-7, 2.5-6 tfl at Vanderbilt DNP-INJ at Kentucky 4-3-7 Kentucky DNP-INJ

Daniel McCullers

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

• Also garnered Defensive Player of the Year and All-Area honors from the Palm Beach Post • As a junior, earned First Team All-State honors in Class 4A • Named First Team All-County by Sun Sentinel • Selected to First Team All-Area by Palm Beach Post • Named to the 2010 Press-Register Southeast 120 and ranked 70th • 65 solo tackles, nine tackles for loss, 28 quarterback pressures, 17 sacks and two forced fumbles as a senior in 2010 • Offensively, posted 12 receptions for 109 yards and a pair of touchdowns • As a junior, notched 38 tackles, 14 quarterback pressures, six tackles for loss, 11 sacks and three forced fumbles • Totaled eight receptions for 62 yards and a score on offense • Part of a defense that held opponents to less than a touchdown a game on a team that went 12-2 his senior year • Coach at Dwyer High School: Jack Daniels

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SENIOR • 1L • 6-8 • 351 Raleigh, N.C. • Southeast Raleigh H.S. • Georgia Military Academy HONORS

• 2013 Athlon Sports Preseason Third Team All-SEC • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Fourth Team All-American • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason First Team All-SEC

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/7 • Won starting nose guard job in training camp • Subject of national feature in USA Today (9/13) • Played in all 12 games, seven starts, making 39 tackles, to lead all linemen and finish ninth on team in tackles • Posted 5.5 TFLs and one sack in debut season • Over final eight games, had 35 of his 39 tackles (4.4 per game) • First sack at UT in finale vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Six tackles including 1.5 TFLs and a forced fumble vs. Missouri (11/10) • Equaled career high with eight tackles along with a TFL at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Three tackles vs. # 1 Alabama (10/20) • Four stops and a QB hurry at #19 Miss State (10/13) • Best game of career with eight tackles including a TFL and blocked extra point at #5 Georgia (9/29) • Three tackles and TFL vs. #18 Florida (9/15) • First career tackle vs. Georgia State 9/8) • Started first UT game vs. NC State (8/31), had pass break-up

2011 - Sophomore (At Georgia Military College)

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 6 JUCO prospect, No. 1 JUCO defensive tackle, No. 1 JUCO recruit in Georgia) • In 2011, recorded 37 tackles, nine tackles for loss and two sacks as a sophomore at Georgia Military Academy • Helped the Bulldog defense hold opponents to just 261 total yards per game, which ranked 14th in the nation

2010 - Freshman (At Georgia Military College)

• Notched 27 tackles, four tackles for loss and forced a fumble in his first season at GMC in 2010 • Coach at Georgia Military Academy: Bert Williams

HIGH SCHOOL

•Was a three-year all-conference selection at Southeast Raleigh High School which he helped lead to a 10-3 record as a senior in 2009 • Also earned second team all-state honors in his final prep season after recording 29 tackles and five sacks • Posted a strong junior campaign in 2008 with 55 tackles and four sacks • Coach at Southest Raleigh: Daniel Finn

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Daniel McCullers • Born: Aug. 11, 1992 • Son of Donnie McCullers • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

• 247sports: 3-star (No. 41 JUCO prospect, No. 7 JUCO defensive tackle, No. 2 JUCO recruit in Georgia) utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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PLAYERS  CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2012 12/7 20 19 39 1-1 5.5-7 1 0 1 0-0 8-Ga/SC

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles 8 at Georgia, 9/29/12 & at South Carolina, 10/27/12 Sacks 1 vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12 Tackle For Loss 1.5 vs. Missouri, 11/10/12 Blocked Kick 1 at Georgia, 9/29/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

U-A-T, Other 2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other 0-0-0, pd Alabama 1-2-3 0-1-1 at So. Carolina 7-1-8, 1-2 tfl 3-0-3, 1-1 tfl Troy 2-1-3 0-0-0 Missouri 3-3-6, 1.5-2 tfl 2-6-8, 1-1 tfl, blk PAT at Vanderbilt 0-1-1 1-3-4, qh Kentucky 1-1-2, 1-1 sk, 1-1 tfl

LaDarrell McNeil Defensive Back

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SOPHOMORE • 1L • 6-1 • 199 Dallas, Texas • Wilmer-Hutchins H.S. HONORS

• 2012 Freshman All-SEC Team

2012 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 11/7 • 2012 Freshman All-SEC Team • Started final seven games at strong safety, played in 11 • Was first UT true freshman to start a game in 2012, joined by Daniel Gray (vs. Troy) • Finished fifth on team in tackles with 58 • Over final nine games, had 55 tackles (6.1 per game) • Second career double-figure tackle game in finale vs. Kentucky (11/24), tying career-best with 10 tackles • Eight tackles and a forced fumble at Vanderbilt (11/17) • Recovered a fumble and returned it 33 yards vs. Missouri (11/10) along with two tackles • Set career high with first career double-figure tackle game with 10 vs. Troy (11/3) • Equalled career high with eight tackles at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Three tackles vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) • True freshman drew first-career start at Miss State • Career-best eight tackles in first start at Miss State (10/13), became first Vols true freshman to begin in 2012 • Career-high five tackles at #5 Georgia (9/29) • Made one tackle in each of first three games played • Made college debut against Georgia State (9/8/12)

High School

• 247sports: 4-star (No. 115 overall, No. 6 overall safety, No. 14 prospect in Texas) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 12 overall safety, No. 28 prospect in Texas) • Rivals: 4-star (No. 86 overall, No. 7 overall safety, No. 11 prospect in Texas) • Scout: 4-star (No. 6 overall free safety) • Parade All-American after senior year at Wilmer-Hutchins • Member of Rivals100 • Played in U.S. Army Bowl in San Antonio • Named to Dallas Morning News All-Area First Team • Led Wilmer-Hutchins with 124 tackles as a senior • Averaged 13.8 tackles per game • Racked up seven games with at least 10 tackles and four games with 18 or more stops 74

2013 Tennessee FOOTBALL

• Notched a career-best 20 tackles vs. Molina in the 2011 Eagles season opener • Had 11 passes defended including an interception, forced four fumbles • Also ran for 66 yards, returned three kickoffs for 109 yards and two punt returns for 75 yards • Coach at Wilmer-Hutchins: Elzie Barnett. • Attended A. Maceo Smith High School in Dallas, which closed following 2010-11 school year • Named a Class 3A Second-Team selection as a junior • Racked up 148 tackles including 75 solo stops in 2010 • Had 10 pass break-ups and three interceptions along with two sacks • Made 89 tackles as a freshman in 2008 including eight tackles for loss • Also had four pass break-ups and four sacks as a freshman

PERSONAL

• Full Name: LaDarrell Stephon McNeil • Born on Sept. 3, 1993 • Son of Annette Powers • Majoring in Management

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack 2012 11/7 33 25 58 0-0

TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 0-0 0 1 1 0-0 10-2x

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Fumble Recovery 10-Tackle Games

10 vs. Troy, 11/3/12 & vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12 1 vs. Missouri (11/10/12) 2 vs. Troy, 11/3/12 & vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

U-A-T, Other DNP 1-0-1 1-0-1 1-0-1 4-1-5 1-7-8, pd

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other Alabama 2-1-3 at So.Carolina 6-2-8 Troy 4-6-10 Missouri 1-1-2, 1-33 fr at Vanderbilt 5-3-8, ff Kentucky 7-3-10


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R-Freshman • RS • 6-5 • 240 Anderson, S.C. • T.L. Hanna H.S. 2012 - Freshman

• Redshirt season, did not play as a freshman

HIGH SCHOOL

• 247sports: 3-star (No. 57 overall tight end, No. 27 prospect in South Carolina) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 6 overall tight end, No. 5 prospect in South Carolina) • Rivals: 3-star (No. 13 overall tight end, No. 13 prospect in South Carolina) • Scout: 3-star (No. 17 overall tight end) • Played in 2012 Under Armour All-Star Game • All-District selection and Anderson Independent Mail AllArea as a senior

• An excellent blocker and pass-catcher at T.L. Hanna High School, where he also played defensive end • Played in South Carolina Shrine Bowl • Made 42 tackles with eight TFLs as a senior •Grabbed 24 receptions for 600 yards as a junior • Hauled in three receiving touchdowns for the Yellowjackets • Coach at T.L. Hanna High School: Kenya Fouch

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Charles Justin Meredith • Born: June 19, 1993 • Son of Chuck and Sharon Meredith • Majoring in Kinesiology

COREY MILLER defensive line

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

JUSTIN MEREDITH

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SENIOR • 3L • 6-3 • 265 Wellford, S.C. • BYRNES H.S. 2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts:12/2 • Returned to team for fall camp after missing spring football due to academic reasons • Posted 18 tackles with 5.0 TFLs in 12 games with two starts • Three tackles including 2.0 TFLs at Vanderbilt (11/17) • Started for first time since freshman season against Akron (9/22), made three tackles including a TFL and had two quarterback hurries • Three stops vs. #18 Florida (9/15) • Career-high six tackles, including 1.5 TFLs and a sack against Georgia State (9/8) in most playing time • Played in opener vs. NC State (8/31)

2011 - SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Played in 12 games in 2011 with 15 tackles and 2.0 TFLs • Had a fumble recovery at #8 Arkansas (11/12) • One stop for a three-yard sack vs. Georgia (10/8) • Three tackles vs. Buffalo (10/1) • Recorded a TFL for four yards at #16 Florida (9/17) • Set career-high with five tackles vs. Cincinnati (9/10)

2010 - FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 13/2 • One of seven UT true freshmen to play in every game • Finished with 13 tackles, two of those for loss, and a sack • Started first career game at defensive tackle vs. Oregon and posted a pair of tackles • Notched three tackles and first career sack vs. Mississippi • Recorded a pair of stops vs. LSU and Alabama

HIGH SCHOOL

• Enrolled at UT in January and participated in spring drills • Ranked as No. 3 weakside defensive end in nation and No. 2 overall prospect in South Carolina by Rivals.com • Ranked as No. 10 overall defensive end by Scout.com • Member of PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team • Selected to play in U.S. Army All-American Bowl • Named Class 4A All-State first-team and participated in Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas as senior • Named USA Today Pre-Season All-America as senior • Received All-Area, All-Region and second-team All-State honors as junior • During senior season, totaled 146 tackles and 18 sacks • Added 119 tackles, 19 tackles-for-loss, 34 quarterback hurries and eight sacks as junior • Registered 109 tackles and four sacks as sophomore • Finished four-year career with 388 total tackles, 38 sacks • Helped Byrnes to state championships during sophomore and junior seasons with combined overall record of 29-1 • Team advanced to state runner-up finish his senior season and 13-2 record • Also played basketball for two years • Coach at Byrnes High School: Chris Miller

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Corey Verdell Miller • Born on November 4, 1991 in Spartanburg, S.C. • Son of Charles and Shelby Miller • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management

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PLAYERS  CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack 2010 13/2 6 7 13 1-6 2011 12/0 11 4 15 1-3 2012 12/2 8 10 18 1-6 Totals 37/4 25 21 46 3-15

TFL FF FR PD 2-8 0 0 0 2-7 0 1 1 5-16 0 0 1 9-31 0 1 2

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME Int High Tk 0-0 3-Miss 0-0 5-Cin 0-0 6-GSU 0-0 6-GSU

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles 6 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 Sacks 1 vs. Miss., 11/13/10; vs. Georgia 10/8/11; vs. Ga. State, 9/8/12 Tackles for Loss 2 at Vanderbilt, 11/17/12

2010 Opp. UT-Martin Oregon Florida UAB at LSU at Georgia Alabama 2011 Opp. Montana Cincinnati at Florida Buffalo Georgia LSU 2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

U-A-T, Other 2010 Opp. U-A-T, Other 0-0-0 at So. Carolina 0-1-1 0-2-2 at Memphis 1-0-1 0-0-0 Mississippi 2-1-3, 1-6 sk, 1-6 tfl 1-0-1, 1-2 tfl at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 1-1-2 Kentucky 0-0-0 0-1-1 UNC (Bowl) 0-0-0 1-1-2 U-A-T, Other 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other 1-1-2 at Alabama 0-0-0, qh 2-3-5 So. Carolina 0-0-0 1-0-1, 1-4 tfl MTSU 1-0-1, pd 3-0-3 at Arkansas 0-0-0, fr 1-0-1, 1-3 sk, 1-3 tfl Vanderbilt 0-0-0 1-0-1 at Kentucky 1-0-1 U-A-T, Other 2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other 0-0-0 Alabama 0-0-0 4-2-6, 1-6 sk, 1.5-7 tfl at So.Carolina 0-0-0 1-2-3 Troy 0-0-0 1-2-3, 1-1 tfl, 2 qh Missouri 0-2-2 0-0-0, pd at Vanderbilt 2-1-3, 2-6 tfl 0-1-1, 0.5-2 tfl Kentucky 0-0-0

JAYLEN MILLER DEFENSIVE LINE

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Freshman • HS • 6-2 • 240 GAFFNEY, S.C. • GAFFNEY H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 4-star by ESPN (No. 36 overall defensive end, No. 5 overall prospect in South Carolina) • Rated 3-star by Rivals (No. 13 overall prospect in South Carolina) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 52 overall strongside defensive end, No. 13 overall prospect in South Carolina) • Rated 3-star by Scout (No. 78 overall defensive end) • Selected to participate in the 2012 Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas • Helped lead the Indians to a 12-3 record and the South Carolina AAAA state championship as a senior • Recorded 62 tackles, including 10 for a loss, 27 sacks, nine

pass breakups and three forced fumbles during his senior campaign • Tabbed as the 2012 Big 16 Upper State Lineman of the Year • Also had 56 tackles, 11 TFLs and six sacks as a junior • Named to the 2012 MaxPreps South Carolina Preseason AllState Team • Coach at Gaffney High School: Dan Jones

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Jaylen Jamier Miller • Born: October 25, 1994 • Son of Javier and Althea Miller • Majoring in Electrical Engineering

BYRON MOORE DEFENSIVE BACK

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R-SENIOR • 2L • 6-0 • 208 Carson, Calif. • Narbonne H.S. • Los Angeles Harbor C.C. HONORS

• 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Third Team All-SEC • CFPA Hon. Mention DB of the Week (Sept. 24) • Southern Pigskin Defensive Player of Week (Sept. 24) • TSWA Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 25)

2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/12 • Starting strong safety for first three games, slid over to start at free safety after Brian Randolph’s injury, where he started final nine games 76

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• Second on team in tackles with 86, with five interceptions • Tied for eighth in the NCAA in total interceptions (five) • Tied for 11th in the NCAA and first in the SEC with 0.42 interceptions per game • Double-figure tackles in four of final nine games with 66 total tackles in those games (7.3 per game) • Finished season with three tackles vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Interception and two tackles at Vanderbilt (11/17) • Career high for second week in a row with 12 stops vs. Troy (11/3) • Career high 11 tackles including a TFL at #17 South Carolina (10/27)


2011 - R-Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 11/2 • Played 11 games with two starts in first season at UT • As a nickelback, had six tackles and a pass defended • First career start vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) in nickel package, saw most playing time, making career-high two tackles • Started for second time vs. MTSU (11/5) made one tackle and forced a fumble in win • Made a stop at #2 Alabama (10/22) • First tackle of the season vs. Buffalo (10/1) • UT debut vs. Montana (9/3), no tackles

2010 - R-FRESHMAN at L.A. HARBOR C.C.

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 5 overall junior college prospect) • Scout: 4-star • Named Defensive Player of the Year in the Central DivisionWestern Conference of the Southern California Football Association • At Los Angeles Harbor Community College, totaled 42 tackles and nine interceptions, two of which were returned for touchdowns • Coach at Los Angeles Harbor: Brett Peabody

HIGH SCHOOL

• 2008 honors as a senior include Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, ESPNU 150, Prep Star Dream Team, Sporting News Top 100, Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-West, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West First Team, Orange County Register Fab 15 First Team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Golden State Preps All-Southern California First Team, All-L.A. City First Team, Los Angeles Times All-Star First Team, South Bay Daily Breeze All-South Bay First Team and All-Marine League Offensive MVP

• As a senior at Narbonne High School, compiled 83 tackles, four INTs (two TDs), three fumble recoveries (one TD) and a pair of forced fumbles • Tallied 61 receptions for 963 yards and eight scores • Also notched 820 return yards along with four TDs • Graduated from high school and signed with USC, where he redshirted as a freshman • Competed in track and field in high school • As a senior in 2009, was rated as the No. 98 overall prospect nationally, No. 6 overall safety and No. 11 player in the state of California by Rivals • Coach at Narbonne: Manual Douglas

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Byron Terrell Moore, Jr. • Born: October 24, 1991 in Carson, California • Son of Monica and Byron Moore, Sr. • Majoring in Sociology

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT 2011 11/2 4 2 2012 12/12 48 38 Totals 23/14 52 40

TT Sack 6 0-0 86 0-0 92 0-0

TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 0-0 1 0 1 0-0 2-SC 2-4 0 0 9 5-88 12-Troy 2-4 1 0 10 5-88 12-Troy

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Forced Fumble Interceptions Touchdowns 10-Tackle Games

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

• Seven tackles vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) • Tied career high with 10 tackles at #19 Miss State (10/13) • Picked off fourth interception of season, returned INT 35 yards for first career touchdown at #5 Georgia (9/29), also made six tackles with 0.5 TFL • Honored as Southern Pigskin SEC Defensive Player of the Week and CFPA Defensive Back Weekly Honor Roll (9/2) • Career high 10 tackles along with two interceptions vs. Akron (9/22); first Vol with two interceptions in a game since Eric Berry in 2007 • Tied for second on team with seven stops vs. Florida (9/15) • Five stops vs. Georgia State (9/8) • Posted career-high eight tackles and first-career interception in opener vs. NC State (8/31) • With eight tackles in opener, more than doubled season total of six from 2011

12 vs. Troy, 11/3/12 1 vs. Middle Tennessee, 11/5/11 2 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 1 at Georgia 9/29/12 4 (last 12 vs. Troy, 11/3/12)

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other Montana 0-0-0 Cincinnati 0-0-0 at Florida 0-0-0 Buffalo 1-0-1 Georgia 0-0-0 LSU 0-0-0 at Alabama 0-1-1 South Carolina 2-0-2 MTSU 1-0-1, ff at Arkansas 0-1-1 Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Kentucky 0-0-0

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other vs. NC State 8-0-8, 1-18 int Ga. State 3-2-5 Florida 2-5-7 Akron 4-6-10, 2-35 int, 3pd at Georgia 3-3-6, 0.5-1 tfl, 1-35 int/TD at Miss State 1-9-10, pd Alabama 6-1-7 at So.Carolina 8-3-11, 1-3 tfl Troy 7-5-12, 0.5-0 tfl Missouri 3-2-5, pd at Vanderbilt 0-2-2, 1-0 int, pd Kentucky 3-0-3, qh

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RAJION NEAL RUNNING BACK

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SENIOR • 3L • 5-11 • 212 Fayetteville, Ga. • Sandy Creek H.S. 2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 10/6 • Earned starting tailback job in training camp • Missed games (Alabama & Miss State) with ankle injury • Leading rusher on team with 708 yards (70.8 per game) • Finished with nine TDs (five rushing, four receiving) • Had 19 receptions for 149 yards with four receiving TDs • Started first six games of 2012, missing first game vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) with ankle injury • Back-to-back 100-yard games, first career 100-yard games in consecutive games (9/22-29) • Ran for 53 yards on nine carries vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Rushed for 61 yards at Vanderbilt (11/17) • Ran for 62 yards and had two catches for 12 yards including an 8-yard TD catch in overtime vs. Missouri (11/10) • Gained 40 yards including 6-yard rushing TD at #19 Miss State (10/13) before suffering injury that sidelined him • Gained 104 rushing yards on career-high tying 23 carries along with career-high five catches for 53 yards at #5 Georgia; Scored 10-yard receiving TD and 9-yard rushing score for second-career multi-TD game • First career 100-yard rushing game vs. Akron (9/22) • Career-high rushing yards for second game in a row with 151 yards vs. Akron (9/22), also scored a receiving touchdown on a 3-yard catch • Career-high 87 rushing yards on career-high 23 rushes vs. #18 Florida (9/15); also had two catches for 20 yards • First career multi-touchdown game with runs of 1 and 5 yards vs. Georgia State (9/8), gained 65 rushing yards • In first career start at tailback, ran for 53 yards on careerhigh 22 carries vs. NC State (8/31). • Scored third career rushing touchdown on an 8-yard scamper

2012 - Indoor Track

• Joined the Vols indoor track & field team in January 2012 • Competed in the 60m and 200m at the SEC Indoor meet but did not advance out of the prelims: posted PRs of 7.00 and 22.55 • Made his track & field debut at the Akron Invitationa: ran the 60m prelims in 7.02.

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 11/3 • Played receiver, tailback and Wildcat quarterback in 2011 • Had 13 catches for 269 yards and carried 27 times for 134 yards with three touchdowns • Finished fourth on team in receiving yards • Had four catches of at least 38 yards in 2011 • Posted first-career 100-yard receiving game in finale at Kentucky (11/26) with career-highs of four receptions for 125 yards, including a 53-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter • Started for second time vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) as a receiver, had no catches but ran six times for 29 yards out of Wildcat formation at times • Scored second-career rushing TD on an 11-yard rush at #8 78

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Arkansas (11/12). Gained 24 rushing yards along with three catches for a 63 yards • Started as a receiver and made two catches for 10 yards vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) • Rushed for 22 yards on three carries along with a catch for 18 yards vs. MTSU (11/5) • Ran once for six yards and caught a pass for a yard at #2 Alabama (10/22) • Snagged a 38-yard catch vs. #1 LSU (10/15), which was reviewed by video and ruled a catch after being incomplete • Scored first-career TD on a 20-yard run and also had first catch of the season vs. Buffalo (10/1)

2010 - FreshmaN

• Games/Starts: 10/0 • Played in 10 games as a freshman for Tennessee and was the second featured running back in six contests • Rushed 46 times for 197 yards and caught seven passes for 100 yards • Provided a balanced weapon for the UT offense, averaging 4.3 yards per carry and 14.3 yards per reception • First action in season opener vs. UT Martin, setting career bests with nine rushes for 79 yards and a long of 40 yards • Hauled in first three career receptions at Georgia for 70 yards, including UT’s longest play of the game, a careerlong 58-yard wheel route that advanced the Vols to the Georgia 2-yard line and set up one of UT’s two touchdowns three plays later • Tied career high with nine rushing attempts in Music City Bowl vs. North Carolina, which went for 28 yards • Ran six times for 36 yards, caught a pair of passes for 29 yards and returned two kickoffs for 38 yards vs. Alabama • 26-yard reception in the third quarter was UT’s longest passing play vs. the Tide

HIGH SCHOOL

• Associated Press All-State and Class AAAA Offensive Player of the Year • Ranked as the No. 9 Tailback in the nation and No. 151 overall prospect on the Rivals250 list by Rivals.com • Also rated as the No. 11 prospect in Georgia • Named the No. 31 running back by Scout.com • Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 50 • Georgia Sportswriters Class AAAA State Offensive Player of the Year • All-Region 5-AAAA by the coaches • Ran for 166 yards and one touchdown in 2009 state title game win over Clarke Central • Rushed for 242 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries against rival Starr’s Mill • Added 159 rushing yards and three TDs along with 110 return yards in victory over Thomas County • Helped lead Sandy Creek to Class AAAA state championship in 2009 over Clarke Central • Coach at Sandy Creek High School: Chip Walker


• Full name: Rajion Lashad Neal • First name pronounced RAY-zhon • Born: March 28, 1992 • Son of Kovondria and Ant Neal • Majoring in Sociology

 CAREER STATISTICS Rushing 2010 2011 2012 Total

GP/GS 10/0 11/3 10/6 31/9

No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long 46 197 4.3 19.7 0 40-UTM 27 134 5.0 12.2 2 20-Buf 156 708 4.5 70.8 5 29-Akr 229 1039 4.5 33.5 7 40-UTM

High Yd 79-UTM 29-Van 151-Akr 151-Akr

Receiving 2010 2011 2012 Totals

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long 10/0 7 100 14.3 10.0 0 58-UGA 11/3 13 269 20.7 24.5 1 53-UK 10/6 19 149 7.8 14.9 4 23-Troy 31/9 39 518 13.3 16.7 5 58-UGA

High Yd 70-UGA 125-UK 53-UGa 125-UK

 CAREER HIGHS Rush Attempts 23 vs. Florida, 9/15/12 & at Georgia, 9/29/12 Rushing Yards 151 vs. Akron, 9/22/12 Receptions 5 at Georgia, 9/29/12 Receiving Yards 125 at Kentucky, 11/26/11 Touchdowns 2 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 & at Georgia, 9/29/12

2010 Opp. UT-Martin Oregon Florida UAB at LSU at Georgia Alabama at S. Carolina at Memphis Mississippi at Vanderbilt Kentucky UNC (Bowl)

Run-Yds-TD / Rec-Yd 2011 Opp. 9-79-0 Montana 2-2-0 Cincinnati DNP at Florida 4-20-0 Buffalo 0-0-0 Georgia 2-3-0 / 3-70-0 LSU 6-36-0 / 2-29-0 at Alabama 6-16-0 / 1-(6)-0 So. Carolina 4-14-0 MTSU 4-(-1)-0 at Arkansas DNP Vanderbilt DNP at Kentucky 9-28-0 / 1-7

2012 Opp. Run-Yds-TD, Lg vs. NC State 22-53-1, 8 Ga. State 13-65-2, 19 Florida 23-87-0, 20 Akron 22-151-0, 29 at Georgia 23-104-1, 20 at Miss State 9-40-1, 11 Alabama DNP-INJ at So.Carolina DNP-INJ Troy 7-32-0, 17 Missouri 15-68-0, 13 at Vanderbilt 13-61-0, 19 Kentucky 9-53-0, 15

Run-Yds-TD / Rec-Yd 2-7-0, 4 3-10-0, 12 0-0-0 3-20-1, 20 / 1-14-0 2-7-0, 11 1-5-0, 5 / 1-38-0, 38 1-6-0, 6 / 1-1-0, 1 0-0-0 / 2-10-0, 6 3-22-0,17 / 1-18-0, 18 4-24-1, 11/ 3-63-0, 50 6-29-0, 6 / 0-0-0 2-4-0, 7 / 4-125-1, 53

Rec-Yd-TD, Lg 2-(-2)-0, 0 1-12-0, 12 2-20-0, 12 3-22-1, 10 5-53-1, 17 2-11-0, 9 1-23-1, 23 2-12-1, 8 1- (-2)-0, -2 0-0-0

MARQUEZ NORTH WIDE RECEIVER

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME

PERSONAL

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Freshman • HS • 6-4 • 215 CHARLOTTE, N.C. • MALLARD CREEK H.S. HONORS

• 2013 Lindy’s Recruiting No. 2 Wide Receiver • 2013 Lindy’s Recruiting No. 16 Incoming SEC Recruit

High School

• Rated 4-star by Rivals (No. 1 prospect in North Carolina • No. 2 wide receiver, No. 37 overall prospect in nation) • Rated 4-star by 247Composite (No. 2 prospect in North Carolina, No. 11 wide receiver and No. 90 overall prospect in nation) • Rated 4-star by ESPN (No. 4 prospect in North Carolina, No. 16 wide receiver and ESPN-150 recruit) • Rated 4-star by Scout (No. 12 wide receiver) • U.S. Army All-American Bowl selection • I-Meck 4A Conference Player of the Year • North Carolina AP All-State • Picked as North Carolina’s top football player by the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer prior to his senior season • Accumulated 410 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 18 attempts to go along with 36 catches for 922 yards and 10 touchdowns during his junior season at Mallard Creek High School

• In his senior season, tallied 682 rushing yards on 45 attempts for 18 touchdowns while notching 20 receptions for 322 yards and seven touchdowns • Won the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics 110-meter hurdles at the age of 12 • Coach at Mallard Creek High School: Mike Palmieri

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Marquez Reginald North • Born: April 21, 1995 • Son of Ramondo and Niya North • Father Ramondo was a football player at North Carolina A&T State who went on to play in the NFL, NFL Europe and the CFL. He took part in the Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2003 • Majoring in Political Science

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DANNY o’Brien Defensive Line

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-2 • 287 Flint, Mich. • Powers Catholic H.S. 2012 - Freshman

• Redshirt season, did not play as a freshman

High School

• 247sports: 4-star (No. 23 overall defensive tackle, No. 6 prospect in Michigan) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 59 overall defensive tackle, No. 13 prospect in Michigan) • Rivals: 4-star (No. 161 overall, No. 12 overall defensive tackle, No. 2 prospect in Michigan) • Scout: 4-star (No. 18 overall defensive tackle) • All-state defensive tackle as a senior at Powers • Helped Luke M. Powers Catholic High School in Flint, Michigan, to the 2011 Division 5 State Championship

• Made 48 tackles including six sacks as a senior with the Chargers • Also scored three rushing touchdowns • As a junior, racked up 63 tackles including seven tackles for loss • Also recovered three fumbles in 2010 • Coach at Powers Catholic High School: Jim Neuman

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Daniel Kelly O’Brien • Born: October 13, 1993 • Son of Irma and Kelly O’Brien • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

NAZ OLIVER Defensive Back

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R-SENIOR • SQ • 5-10 • 186 Jersey City, N.J. • ST. Peter’s Prep 2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • Made college debut vs. Kentucky (11/24), making first career tackle • Returned to defensive backfield prior to season

2011 - R-Sophomore

• Missed 2011 season after undergoing surgery on right wrist (9/1) • Moved from defensive back to wide receiver during camp

2010 - R-FreshmaN

• Had surgery in May to repair torn ACL and missed season

2009 - FreshmaN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Named No. 9 overall recruit in Northeast by SuperPrep Magazine • First team All-County and third team All-State as senior • Hudson County Player of the Year by The Star Ledger as junior after rushing for 1,407 yards and 23 touchdowns that season • Also standout in track and field • Coach at St. Peter’s Prep School: Rich Hansen

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Nyshier Taimei Oliver • Born: March 1, 1991 • Son of Deadore Oliver • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

GERALDO ORTA Defensive Back

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R-SOPHOMORE • 1L • 6-0 • 176 Valdosta, Ga. • Lowndes H.S. 2011 - R-FreshmaN

• Games/Starts: 9/0 • Finished year with a tackle vs. Kentucky (11/24) and at Vanderbilt (11/17) • First career interception against Georgia State (9/8), returned four yards 80

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2011 - FreshmaN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated three-star prospect by Rivals (No. 57 overall safety, No. 72 prospect in Georgia) • Rated three-star prospect by Scout (No. 64 overall safety)


PERSONAL

• Full Name: Geraldo Orlando Orta • Pronunciation: JUH-raldo

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack 2012 9/0 1 1 2 0-0

TFL FF FR PD 0-0 0 0 1

Int High Tk 1-4 1-2x

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Interceptions

1 vs. Vanderbilt, 11/17/12; at Kentucky, 11/24/12 1 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12

• Nicknamed: Waldo • Born: September 18, 1992 in Hampton, Virginia • Son of Shirley Bradley • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

TYLER PAGE

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QUARTERBACK

R-junior • TR • 6-3 • 206 CANDLER, N.C. • ASHEVILLE H.S. • CHATTANOOGA 2012 - R-SOPHOMORE (AT CHATTANOOGA)

• Squad member

• Also rushed for 2,935 yards and 55 TDs • Best statistical season came as a senior, in which he amassed 3,247 passing yards and 32 touchdowns in leading Asheville to a 10-1 record and the NACA Division I Championship • Also helped team to 10-1 record as a junior • Coach at Asheville: Todd Page

2010 - FreshmaN

PERSONAL

• Was in fall camp with football team at UT-Chattanooga, but transferred back to Tennessee

2011 - R-FreshmaN

• Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started all four years at quarterback • Threw for 10,138 yards and 120 touchdowns

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

• Rated four-star prospect by ESPN (No. 17 overall safety) • Honored as Class 1-AAAAA All-Region by the coaches • As a senior, tallied 80 tackles, three tackles for loss, 12 pass breakups, one interception, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery • Recorded 85 tackles, four tackles for loss, 16 pass breakups and six INTs as a junior in 2009 • Helped team to a 10-3 record as a senior and led Vikings to the Region Championship • Coach at Lowndes: Randy McPherson

• Full name: Jonathan Tyler Page • Born: August 30, 1991 • Son of Todd and Angie Page • Majoring in Sports Psychology

MARQUES PAIR OFFENSIVE LINE

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R-JUNIOR • SQ • 6-5 • 329 Sumter, S.C. • Sumter H.S. 2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Squad member, did not play in any games

2011 - R-FreshmaN

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • Played late minutes vs. Cincinnati (9/10) for season debut

2010 - FreshmaN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Named the No. 16 prospect in South Carolina and No. 49 offensive tackle by Rivals.com • Rated as the No. 80 offensive tackle by Scout.com • Selected to PrepStar Magazine’s All-Region team

• Participated in South Carolina’s North-South All-Star Game • Helped Sumter to 2009 Region VI-4A championship and 10-3 record • Sumter finished as Class 4A state runner-up in 2008 • Competed as a center on basketball team • Coach at Sumter: Paul Sorrells

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Marques Dante Pair • First name ronounced: MAR-kees • Born: July 30, 1992, in Tacoma, Washington • Son of Steve and Rhonda Pair • Majoring in Communications

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MICHAEL PALARDY PLACEKICKER/PUNTER

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SENIOR • 3L • 5-11 • 185 Coral Springs, Fla. • St. Thomas Aquinas H.S. HONORS

• 2013 Lindy’s Preseason Third Team All-SEC • CFPA Hon. Mention Punter of the Week (Oct. 21, 2012)

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/9 • Third-year specialist, listed as co-starter at placekicker and punter • Primary kicker in nine of 12 games, making 9-of-12 on field goals, 37-of-40 on PATs • Served as primary punter in final six games • Punted 36 times for 43.1 average with 13 punts of 50-plus yards; 16 punts inside 20 and seven punts inside 10 • Handling 76 kickoffs in 2012, with 61.6 average and 25 touchbacks • Punted five times for a 42.6 average, including four punts inside 20-yard line vs. Kentucky (11/24); also made a 33yard field goal • On career-high seven punts, hit three punts of 50-plus yards and had three punts inside the 20-yard line with two inside the 10-yard line at Vanderbilt (11/17); also made a 28-yard field goal • Booted 51 and 59-yard punts vs. Missouri (11/10) as part of 45.8 average • Connected on 21, 31-yard field goals and career-high seven PATs along with three punts for 37.0 average vs. Troy (11/3) • Booted career-long 66-yard punt as part of a 40.0 average at #17 South Carolina (10/27); made 5-of-5 PATs • Served as primary kicker and punter in a game for first time in 2012 vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) and made pair of field goals (32, 21 yards); punted five times for 48.2 average with career-long 56-yard punt with two inside 20 • Made a 38-yad field goal and punted three times for 44.7 average at #19 Miss State (10/13), including career-long 54-yard punt • Retuned to placekick Vols’ final PAT at #5 Georgia (9/29) after not kicking for two games • Posted career-high five touchbacks vs. Akron (9/22) • Punted three times for 44.3 average with two 50-yard punts vs. #18 Florida (9/15), three punts inside 20-yard line • Opened 2012 with two field goals (20, 34 yards) vs. NC State (8/31), also kicked off seven times with three touchbacks

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 11/11 • Had 52 points on 25-of-26 PATs, made 9-of-14 field goals • Also punted 14 times for 36.8 avg • 43 kickoffs for 63.1 average including six touchbacks • Made five PATs in the final three games • Missed MTSU (11/5) game with an injury • Made a 22-yard field goal and missed at 47-yard kick vs. South Carolina (10/29), also punted three times for 35.3 average • Bested career-long field goal for second week in a row with a 52-yarder at #2 Alabama (10/22). Kick was longest 82

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by a Vol since Jeff Hall (53 yards) vs. Oklahoma State in 1995. Also made a 40-yard field goal. Punted five times for a 40.0 average along with a 5-yard completion on a fake punt play • Made a 43-yard field goal along with 28-yarder vs. Georgia (10/8). Also attempted 51-yarder which was wide right for third-longest attempt of career • Connected on pair of 28-yard field goals vs. Buffalo (10/1) • Kicked 20-yard field goal and punted for 39 yards at #16 Florida (9/17) • 37-yard field goal along with six PATs vs. Cincinnati (9/10) • Recovered his own onside kick vs. Cincinnati (9/10) • Kicked six PATs in opener vs. Montana (9/3) • Punted twice vs. Montana for 40.5 average, long of 44 • Kicked seven times for 64.6 average with one touchback in opener vs. Montana

2010 - FreshmaN

• Games/Starts: 11/6 • Started in six games and played in 11 overall, while serving in multiple capacities for the Tennessee special teams unit • Primary placekicker for kickoffs for UT for most of the season and started five games, in addition to two starts at punter • Also served as UT’s field goal kicker while Daniel Lincoln was unable to play with a leg injury (LSU-Memphis) • Tied for third in UT annals for season field goal percentage (.714) with a minimum five made (5-of-7) • Started at both positions at LSU and punted for the first time, a season-long 51-yarder • Also missed first career field goal, a 45-yard attempt, but scored his first points as a Vol with two PATs • Converted first field goal at UT vs. Alabama, a 33-yarder that cut the Vols’ deficit to three heading into halftime, and added a PAT • Connected on career highs of three field goals (a UT season best) and five PATs at Memphis • Nailed a season-long 39-yard FG to give the Vols a 3-0 lead at South Carolina • Filled in on punting duties vs. Kentucky for the injured Chad Cunningham and executed UT’s second fake punt of 2010, rushing 16 yards for a first down • Also punted a season-high three times for an average of 39.2 yards per punt • First action came vs. Oregon with his first career kickoff

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated as the No. 2 overall, No. 3 most versatile and No. 5 most accurate kicker by Rivals.com • Ranked as the No. 1 overall kicker by Scout.com • EA Sports All-America first team • Participated in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Game • Honored as FSWA first-team all-state as a senior in 2009 and FSWA third-team all-state as a junior in 2008 • Earned 2009 All-State honors by SunStateFootball.com • Named All-County as a senior and junior • Left-footer averaged better than 47.0 yards per punt as senior and all but five of his 43 kickoffs went for touchbacks


PERSONAL

• Full Name: Michael Albert Palardy • Pronunciation: Pah-LAR-dee • Born: July 6, 1992 in Margate, Florida • Son of Craig and Bonnie Palardy • Majoring in Communication Studies

 CAREER STATISTICS Kicking G/S FG FGA Pct. PAT 2010 11/6 5 7 71.4 13-14 2011 11/11 9 14 64.3 25-26 2012 12/9 9 12 75.0 37-40 Tot. 34/26 23 33 69.7 75-80

PTS 0-29 30-39 40-49 50+ LONG 28 1-1 4-4 0-1 0-1 39-SC 52 5-5 1-2 2-5 1-2 52-Ala 64 4-4 5-7 0-1 0-0 38-MSU 144 10-10 10-13 2-7 1-3 52-Ala

Punting GP/GS No Yds Avg TB FC I20 I10 50+ Blk Long 2010 11/0 4 157 39.2 0 1 0 0 1 0 51-LSU 2011 11/3 14 515 36.8 0 6 1 0 0 1 46-Ala 2012 12/6 36 1551 43.1 1 10 16 7 13 0 66-SC Totals 34/9 54 2223 41.2 1 17 17 7 14 1 66-SC

 CAREER HIGHS Field Goals Made 3 vs. Memphis, 11/6/10 Field Goals Attempted 3 vs. Memphis, 11/6/10 & vs. Georgia, 10/8/11 Longest Field Goal 52 at Alabama, 10/22/11 Longest Attempt 52 vs. Alabama, 10/23/10 & at Alabama, 10/22/11 PATs 7-7 vs. Troy, 11/3/12 Punts 7 at Vanderbilt, 11/17/12 Punting Average 51.0 vs. LSU, 10/2/10 Long Punt 66 at South Carolina, 10/27/12 Kickoff Touchbacks 5 vs. Akron, 9/22/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2010 Opp. at LSU at Georgia Alabama at So. Carolina at Memphis Kentucky

FG-FGA, Seq. 0-1, 45 0-0 1-2, (33) 52 1-1 (39) 3-3 (24) (32) (33) 0-0

PATs Punts-Yds-Avg, Lg 2-2 1-51-51.0, 51 2-2 1-1 3-3 5-6 0-0 3-106-35.3, 46

2011 Opp. FG-FGA, Seq. Montana 0-0 Cincinnati 1-2, 43 (37) at Florida 1-2, 37 (20) Buffalo 2-2, (28) (28) Georgia 2-3, 51 (28) (43) LSU 0-0 at Alabama 2-2, (40) (52) South Carolina 1-2, (22) 47 MTSU DNP at Arkansas 0-0 Vanderbilt 0-0 at Kentucky 0-1, 46

PATs 6-6 6-6 2-2 5-5 0-1 1-1 0-0 0-0

Punts-Yds-Avg, Lg 2-81-40.5, 44 0-0 1-39-39.0, 39 Blk 0-0 0-0 1-42-42.0 5-200-40.0, 46 1-5 Pass 3-106-35.3, 45 1 I-20

1-1 3-3 1-1

2-47-23.5, 35 0-0 0-0

2012 Opp. FG-FGA, Seq. NC State 2-2 (34) (20) Ga. State 0-1 39 Florida 0-0 Akron 0-0 at Georgia 0-0 at Miss State 1-1 (38) Alabama 2-2 (32) (21) at So. Carolina 0-0 Troy 2-3 39 (21) (31) Missouri 0-1 43 at Vanderbilt 1-1 (28) Kentucky 1-1 (33)

PATs 3-4 5-6 0-0 0-0 1-1 4-4 1-1 5-5 7-7 6-6 1-1 4-5

Punts-Yds-Avg, Lg 0-0 1-31-31.0, 31 3-133-44.3, 50 0-0 0-0 3-134-44.7, 54 5-241-48.2, 56 5-200-40.0, 66 3-111-37.0, 43 4-183-45.8, 59 7-305-43.6, 51 5-213-42.6, 52

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• Added seven field goals in 2009 • As a junior, was 76-of-78 on extra points and 98-percent of kickoffs were touchbacks • Helped lead St. Thomas Aquinas to 5A state championship in 2008 • Coach at St. Thomas Aquinas: George Smith

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R-JUNIOR • SQ • 6-2 • 184 Knoxville, Tenn. • Bearden H.S. 2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Joined Vols in fall of 2012 as walk-on wide receiver

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played fullback and defensive end at Bearden High School • Made 38 tackles and had eight sacks as a senior in 2009 • Also played lacrosse • Football coach at Bearden High School: Brad Taylor

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Brett Alexander Parisi • Pronunciation: Pah-REE-see • Born: Dec. 12, 1991 • Son of Mike and Gwen Parisi • Majoring in Studio Art

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NATHAN PETERMAN

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-2 • 221 Fruit Cove, Fla. • Bartram Trail H.S. Honors

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012- Freshman • Redshirt season

HIGH SCHOOL

• 247sports: 3-star (No. 15 overall quarterback, No. 50 prospect in Florida) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 39 overall quarterback, No. 75 prospect in Florida) • Rivals: 4-star (No. 10 overall quarterback, No. 43 prospect in Florida) • Scout: 3-star (No. 18 overall quarterback) • Honored as the Offense-Defense National Scholar-Athlete of the Year following senior year at Bartram Trail High School in St. Johns, Fla. • Played in Offense-Defense All-American Bowl at Cowboys Stadium in Dec. 2011 • Named Florida Associated Press Class 6A All-State firstteam quarterback • Honored as St. Johns County Football Player of the Year after leading Bears to second state semifinal appearance in school history

• Earned Florida-Times Union All-First Coast and All-County First Team honors • Threw for 2,932 yards with 36 touchdowns in leading the Bears to a 12-2 record • His 36 TD passes rank second all-time in St. Johns County history, to Tim Tebow (46 TDs in 2004) • Completed 199 of 315 pass attempts for 63.2 percentage • Threw for 209.4 yards per game with two 300-yard passing games • Had two games with four touchdown passes and eight games with at least three TD tosses • Also rushed for 319 yards and five touchdowns • Second Team All-First Coast by Florida Times-Union as a junior • Threw for 2,016 yards and 20 touchdowns • Coach at Bartram Trail: Darrell Sutherland

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Nathan Michael Peterman • Born: May 4, 1994 • Son of Chuck and Dana Peterman • Majoring in Communication Studies

ALAN POSEY Offensive LiNe

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R-SOPHOMORE • SQ • 6-5 • 307 Smithonia, Ga. • Clarke Central H.S. 2012 - R-FRESHMAN

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • College debut vs. Georgia State (9/8)

2011 - FreshmaN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 46 overall offensive tackle, No. 42 overall prospect in Georgia) • Scout: 3-star (No. 48 overall offensive guard) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 15 overall offensive tackle) • Selected to NUC All-World Gridiron Classic • Class AAAA First Team All-State as junior and senior • Earned All-Region 8 Class AAAA honors • Named Athens Banner-Herald First Team All-Area

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• Part of offensive line that allowed just one sack during senior year, while contributing 50 pancake blocks individually • As a junior in 2009, helped team allow just two sacks • Also recorded 45 pancake blocks • Helped team to Class AAAA state championship game as a junior but fell to Sandy Creek HS, which was led by current UT tailback Rajion Neal • Clarke Central was undefeated during senior regular season • Coach at Clarke Central: Leroy Ryals

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Alan Michael Posey • Born: February 28, 1993 • Son of Michael Posey and Cheryl Emerling • Majoring in History


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FRESHMAN • HS • 5-10 • 170 HENDERSONVILLE, TEnn. • HENDERSONVILLE H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Played running back and defensive back at Hendersonville High School • Helped Commandos to State Championship game • Sumner County Player of the Year in 2011 • Named all-district for 9-AAA • On offense, piled up 1,807 rushing yards on 281 carries, 413 receiving yards with 23 receptions, had 17 kickoff returns for 339 yards • On defense, had 194 tackles, 50 pass break ups, two forced fumbles, and two interceptions • Ranks fourth in school history with 18 career rushing touchdowns and third in career touchdowns with 24 total TDs

• Also competed in track and field • Coach at Hendersonville: Bruce Hatfield

PERSONAL

• Full name: David Lee Priddy • Born: June 5, 1994 • Son of David and Janet Priddy • Majoring in Mechanical Engineering

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DAVID PRIDDY

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SENIOR • 3L • 6-0 • 219 Hoover, Ala. • Hoover H.S. Honors

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2010 All-SEC Freshman Team honors by Coaches

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 9/0 • Made three tackles in nine games • Returned four kickoffs for 44 yards as an up-man on kickoff coverage • Two tackles and two pass break-ups vs. Georgia State (9/8)

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Played in 12 games with four tackles in 2011, seeing most action on special team coverage • Special teams tackle vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) • Recovered a fumble on special teams vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) • Made three tackles and had a 0.5 TFL vs. Montana (9/3)

2010 - FreshmaN

• Games/Starts: 11/0 • Earned Coaches’ All-SEC Freshman Team honors • Played in 11 games and totaled 14 tackles in first season • Posted a career-best six tackles at Georgia, including his lone tackle for loss of the season • Recorded first two career tackles vs. UT-Martin in the Vols’ season opener

HIGH SCHOOL

• Alabama Sportswriters Class 6A All-State • Rated as the No. 25 overall inside linebacker and No. 35 prospect in Alabama by Rivals.com • Ranked as the No. 39 overall inside linebacker by Scout.com • Participated in 2009 Alabama/Mississippi All-Star Classic • Totaled over 160 tackles and six sacks as a senior in 2009 • Tallied 174 tackles, 19 tackles-for-loss, six sacks and one interception as a junior in 2008 • Finished career with 490 tackles, 31 tackles-for-loss, over 15 sacks, and 17 quarterback pressures • Helped lead Hoover to the 6A State Championship in 2009 • Coach at Hoover High School: Josh Niblett

PERSONAL

• Full Name: John Milan Propst • Born: September 11, 1991 in Birmingham, Alabama • Parents are Phillip and Marla Propst • Majoring in Industrial Engineering

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2010 11/0 5 9 14 0-0 1-1 0 0 0 0-0 6-UGA 2011 12/0 1 3 4 0-0 0.5-2 0 1 0 0-0 3-Mon 2012 9/0 1 2 3 0-0 0.5-1 0 0 2 0-0 2-GSU Total 32/0 7 14 21 0-0 2.0-4 0 1 2 0-0 6-UGA

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Tackles for Loss Fumble Recovery

6 at Georgia, 10/9/10 1 at Georgia, 10/9/10 1 vs. South Carolina, 10/29/11

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WOODY QUINN TIGHT END

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JUNIOR • TR • 6-6 • 253 DANA POINT, CALIF. • ST. MARGARET’S • PEPPERDINE •SANTA ANA COLLEGE PRIOR TO TENNESSEE

• Spent 2012 season at Santa Ana College in California, playing football • Began his collegiate career at Pepperdine in California, where he signed to play volleyball, but redshirted his freshman season • Transferred to California Baptist University where he played volleyball during the 2012 season before transferring to Santa Ana College in the summer of 2012

AT SANTA ANA COLLEGE (CALIF.)

• In one season with the Dons, caught 15 passes for 252 yards and a touchdown

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played one season of football at St. Margaret’s High School in San Juan Capistrano but excelled in volleyball

• Coached in volleyball by Jeremy Daily and Olympian Karch Kiraly at St. Margaret’s where he was the 2010 Division 5 CIF Southern Section Player of the Year • Also a two-time Academy League MVP, 2010 Division 5 CIF Southern Section Scholar-Athlete of the Year • Helped lead the Tartans to a CIF championship as a senior. • His father, Tim, played water polo for UC-Irvine and was later selected onto the USA team • Brother of Johnny who was an All-American pole vaulter at UCLA

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Daniel Joseph Woody Quinn • Born: June 8, 1992 • Son of Timothy and Cyntia Quinn • Majoring in Liberal Arts

BRIAN RANDOLPH DEFENSIVE BACK

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R-SOPHOMORE • 2L • 6-0 • 199 Kennesaw, Ga. • Kell H.S. Honors

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2011 Second-Team Freshman All-American by Yahoo! Sports • 2011 Third-Team Freshman All-American by Phil Steele • 2011 SEC Coaches All-Freshman selection

2012 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 3/3 (Medical redshirt) • Starting free safety in second season with Vols prior to suffering season-ending knee injury vs. Florida (9/15) • At time of injury, was leading tackler for Vols with 22 stops and two break-ups • Made seven tackles vs. #18 Florida (9/15) • Tied for team lead in tackles for second game in a row vs. Georgia State (9/8) with seven stops • Tied for team-lead with eight tackles vs. NC State (8/31) • Earned the John Stucky Off-Season Award as the player who demonstrated the best physical and mental conditioning during the offseason

2011 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 12/8 • 2011 Second-Team Freshman All-American by Yahoo! Sports • 2011 Third-Team Freshman All-American by Phil Steele • 2011 SEC Coaches All-Freshman selection • True freshman played in all 12 games with eight starts, seeing action at free safety and in nickel • Finished fifth on team in tackles with 55 along with two pass break-ups and a TFL • Posted fifth-most tackles by a UT true freshman all-time 86

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with 55, ahead of Reggie White (51 in 1980) • Had 23 tackles in three-game span, coming against nation’s top teams: #1 LSU, #2 Alabama & #14 S. Carolina • Notched career-high 12 tackles including first TFL at Kentucky (11/26) in season finale, tied with A.J. Johnson for the third-most stops in a single game by a UT true freshman ever. • Three tackles vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) • Made five tackles at #8 Arkansas (11/12) • Six tackles, forced fumble vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) • Posted eight tackles at #2 Alabama (10/22) in start • Racked up nine tackles vs. #1 LSU (10/15) • Started in a nickel, and had three tackles vs. Buffalo (10/1) • Two tackles at #16 Florida (9/17) • First-career start vs. Cincinnati (9/10), making two tackles • One of 12 true freshmen to debut vs. Montana (9/3)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 32 overall safety, No. 29 overall in Georgia) • Scout: 3-star (No. 42 overall safety) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 32 overall safety) • 2010 Gatorade Player of the Year in Georgia • Chosen as Georgia 4A Defensive Player of the Year by both AP and Coaches • Parade All-America honors; Three-time All-State honoree • Named to Georgia Super 11 by Atlanta Journal Constitution • Earned 2010 Rivalshigh.com All-America Team honors • 2010 Atlanta Sports Council Athlete of the Year • Named Marietta Daily Journal’s Defensive Player of the Year • Selected to the GACA North/South All-Star Game • As a senior, totaled 162 tackles (98 solo), nine pass break-


10-Tackle Games

PERSONAL

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME

• Full Name: Brian Anthony Randolph • Born: October 20, 1992 in Marietta, Georgia • Son of Mark and Lisa Randolph • Majoring in Management • Took part in an NFL-NCAA Round Table in Charlotte, N.C., in Feb. 2012

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack 2011 12/8 37 18 55 0-0 2012 3/3 17 5 22 0-0 Totals 15/11 54 23 77 0-0

TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 1-4 1 0 2 0-0 12-UK 2-4 0 0 2 0-0 8-NCS 3-8 1 0 4 0-0 12-UK

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles

Tackles For Loss

Passes Defended

12 at Kentucky, 11/26/11 1 at Kentucky, 11/26/11 & vs. NC State, 8/31/12 2 vs. Cincinnati, 9/10/11 1 at Kentucky, 11/26/11

2011 Opp. U-A-T, Other Montana 1-0-1 Cincinnati 1-1-2, 2 pd at Florida 1-1-2 Buffalo 3-0-3 Georgia 0-0-0 LSU 8-1-9 at Alabama 7-1-8 South Carolina 5-1-6, ff MTSU 4-0-4 at Arkansas 2-3-5 Vanderbilt 1-2-3 at Kentucky 4-8-12, 1-4 tfl

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other vs. NC State 7-1-8, 1-2 tfl Ga. State 7-0-7 Florida 3-4-7, pd Akron DNP-INJ at Georgia DNP-INJ at Miss State DNP-INJ Alabama DNP-INJ at So.Carolina DNP-INJ Troy DNP-INJ Missouri DNP-INJ at Vanderbilt DNP-INJ Kentucky DNP-INJ

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ups, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries • Also ran for 1,068 yards and 16 touchdowns, while catching 17 passes for 414 yards and a pair of scores • In junior campaign, tallied 125 tackles, eight tackles for loss, 18 pass breakups, three INTs and a pair of sacks • Coach at Kell: Derek Cook

FRESHMAN • HS • 6-1 • 210 Clarksville, Tenn. • NORTHEAST H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 7 overall prospect in Tennessee, No. 13 overall position ranking) • Scout: 4-star (No. 15 overall outside lineback) • 247Sports: 4-star (No. 5 prospect in Tennessee, No. 135 overall prosepct) • Gained more than 2,000 rushing yards as a senior, including 1,000 yards in three postseason games, with more than 300 yards in each game • Scored five touchdowns in playoff game against eventual state champion Beech • All-State on defense in 2012 by the Tennessee Sports Writers • First-team all-state linebacker as a junior • District offensive player of the year as a junior • Area player of the year as a junior

• Area offensive player of the year as a sophomore • Invited to “The Opening,” an all-star summer prospect camp held on the Nike Campus • Recorded 103 tackles, a sack, 10 forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries returning one for a TD as a junior while also running for 1,468 yards at 31 touchdowns on 170 attempts and completing 50.9% of his passes for 1,267 yards and 15 touchdowns • Coached by Isaac Shelby at Northeast High School

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Jalen Ahmad Reeves-Maybin • Born Jan. 31, 1995 • Son of LaDawn Reeves and Marques Maybin • His father, Marques, played basketball at Louisville • Majoring in Communications

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JUNIOR • 2L • 6-6 • 327 Nashville, Tenn. • Pearl-Cohn H.S. HONORS

• 2013 Lindy’s Preseason First Team All-SEC • 2013 Lindy’s Preseason No. 5 Overall Top Tackle • 2013 Athlon Sports Preseason Second Team All-American • 2013 Athlon Sports Preseason Second Team All-SEC • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Second Team All-American • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Second Team All-SEC • 2013 Lindy’s Preseason No. 7 Top-10 NFL Talent • 2012 Associated Press All-SEC Second Team

2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 12/12 • 2012 Associated Press All-SEC Second Team • Earned starting left tackle job in training camp as senior Dallas Thomas made move to left guard • Started all 12 games at left tackle • Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA) utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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PLAYERS • Vols had five games with 500-plus yards of total offense in 2012, the most since posting six in 1997 • Aided offense in school-record 718 yards vs. Troy (11/3) • Did an outstanding job against #17 South Carolina (10/27), holding Jadeveon Clowney without a sack while he blocked him until late in the game • Helped Vols to 633 yards of total offense vs. Akron (9/22) including 232 rushing • Helped UT to 524 yards of total offense vs. NC State (8/31), including 191 rushing yards

2011 - FreshmaN

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Played in all 12 games as part of offensive line on field goal and PAT attempts • Saw a few snaps in the backfield as a fullback at Kentucky (11/26) • Played one snap as a fullback in win over Vanderbilt (11/19) • Made debut vs. Montana (9/3), playing final two series

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 4-star (No. 74 overall prospect nationally, No. 7 over-

all offensive tackle, No. 1 overall prospect in Tennessee) • Scout: 4-star (No. 18 overall offensive tackle) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 105 nationally, No. 8 offensive tackle) • Selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl • ESPNU 150 Team • Rivals100 Squad • Earned Division 2-AA All-State First Team honors • Named to The Tennessean’s All-Mid State team • Played for the 2011 U.S. Under-19 National Team in the Team USA vs. The World game • Mobile Press-Register’s Southeast 120, ranked 25th • Part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks during junior campaign • Added 60 pancake blocks • Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 49 overall/No. 7 offensive lineman)

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Antonio James Richardson • Born: February 24, 1992 • Son of Lanny Richardson • Majoring in Communications

AUSTIN SANDERS OFFENSIVE LINE

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-5 • 310 CLEVELAND, TENN. • BRADLEY CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL

• Coached by Damon Floyd at Bradley Central High School • Rated 4-star by Rivals (No. 8 prospect in Tennessee, No. 20 offensive tackle) • Rated 4-star by ESPN (No. 8 prospect in Tennessee, No. 24 offensive tackle) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 9 in Tennessee, No. 26 offensive tackle) • The first commitment of Tennessee’s 2013 class, verbally committed to the Vols before his junior season • Tennessee’s Class AAA Mr. Football Lineman of the Year • District 5-AAA Lineman of the Year • Named to All-District 5-AAA team • Helped his team to back-to-back County Championship

titles and three consecutive playoff appearances • One of only two Tennesseans on the East squad in the U.S Marine Corps 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl helping to lead the East to a 17-14 win at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. • Played a big role in the East’s 41-20 victory in the East-West All-Star Classic • Coach at Bradley Central High School: Damon Floyd

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Marcus Austin Sanders • Born: May 28, 1995 • Son of Marc and Jennifer Sanders • Majoring in Kinesiology

DONTAVIS SAPP Linebacker

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SENIOR • 3L • 6-2 • 227 Valdosta, Ga. • Valdosta H.S. 2013 - SENIOR

• Awarded Andy Spiva award for Most Improved Defensive player after spring season

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/2 • Back-up WILL linebacker behind senior Herman Lathers • Posted 17 tackles with 2.5 TFLs in 12 games, starting two • Two tackles in finale vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Credited with a blocked punt vs. Troy (11/3) when low ball 88

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was punted off his helmet • Two tackles at #17 South Carolina (10/27) • Recovered a fumble vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) with a tackle • Four stops in second-career start vs. Akron (9/22) • Drew first career start vs. Georgia State (9/8) and made four tackles including 1.5 TFLs • Had a 4-yard tackle for loss in opener vs. NC State (8/31)

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 12/0 • Made 20 tackles along with a forced fumble, fumble recovery and a sack


2010 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 11/0 • Played in the final 11 games for Tennessee, primarily serving on special teams • Four of his five tackles in 2010 came on special teams, tied for 11th most on the team • Notched his first career tackle in his first game on the field vs. Florida • Also collected single-tackle performances in four other games, including in three of UT’s final four regular season contests

HIGH SCHOOL

• Earned All-Region 1-5A first team honors as a senior in 2009 • Honored as Region 1-5A second team as a junior in 2008 • Awarded Golden Cat Award at Valdosta for leadership on and off the field

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2010 11/0 1 4 5 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0-0 1-5x 2011 12/0 11 9 20 1-6 1-6 1 1 0 0-0 6-UK 2012 12/2 9 8 17 0-0 2.5-10 0 1 1 0-0 4-2x Total 35/2 21 21 42 1-6 3.5-16 1 2 1 0-0 6-UK

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles 6 at Kentucky, 11/26/11 Sacks 1 vs. Cincinnati, 9/10/11 Tackles For Loss 1.5 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 Fumble Recovery 1 vs. Middle Tenn, 11/5/11 & vs. Alabama, 10/20/12 Blocked Punt 1 vs. Troy, 11/3/12

• As a senior, totaled 56 tackles and two interceptions • As a junior, caught 19 passes for 259 yards and two touchdowns • Team finished 8-4 in 2009 and advanced to playoffs • Also a standout on the basketball court for Valdosta • Helped lead basketball team to a Region 1-5A Championship and 28-2 record as a junior • Given Coach’s Award after junior season for leadership and contributions on the hardwood • Coach at Valdosta: Rick Tomberlin

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Dontavis Jarquez Sapp • Pronunciation: don-TAY-viss • Born: January 17, 1992 • Son of Ivory Sapp • Majoring in Sociology

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2010 Opp. Other Opp. Defense GP/GS U-A-T, UT AT TT Sack 2011TFL FF FR U-A-T, PD Other Int High Tk UT-Martin 11/0 0-0-0 2010 1 4 5 0-0 Montana 0-0 0 0 2-0-2 0 0-0 1-5x Oregon 12/0 0-0-0 sk, 1-66-UK tfl, ff 2011 11 9 20 1-6 Cincinnati 1-6 1 1 2-2-4, 0 1-6 0-0 Florida 23/0 12 13 25 1-0-1 at Florida 1-0-1 0-0 6-UK Total 1-6 1-6 1 1 0 UAB 0-0-0 Buffalo 0-0-0 at LSU 0-1-1 Georgia 0-0-0 at Georgia 0-0-0 LSU 1-0-1 Alabama 0-0-0 at Alabama 0-0-0 at S. Carolina 0-0-0 So. Carolina 3-2-5 at Memphis 0-1-1 MTSU 1-0-1, fr Mississippi 0-1-1 at Arkansas 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 Vanderbilt 0-0-0 Kentucky 0-1-1 at Kentucky 1-5-6 UNC (Bowl) 0-0-0 2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

U-A-T, Other 1-0-1, 1-4 tfl 2-2-4, 1.5-6 tfl 1-1-2 1-3-4, qh 0-0-0 0-0-0

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• Totaled four stops on special teams • Notched career-high six tackles in finale at Kentucky (11/26) • Tackle and a fumble recovery vs. Middle Tennessee (11/5) • Five tackles seeing most time of career due to injury to Curt Maggitt vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) • Four tackles including a 6-yard sack vs. Cincinnati (9/10), also had a forced fumble • Former defensive back moved to linebacker for 2011

2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other Alabama 1-0-1, fr at S.Carolina 1-1-2 Troy 0-0-0 blk punt Missouri 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt 1-0-1 qh Kentucky 1-1-2

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Defensive LiNe R-SOPHOMORE • 1L • 6-4 • 291 Gainesville, Fla. • Gainesville H.S. 2012 - R-FreshmaN

• Games/Starts: 4/0 • Played in four games with five tackles and a TFL • Missed last three games with an injury • First significant playing time vs. #1 Alabama (10/20), making first five tackles of his career

2011 - FreshmaN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 56 overall defensive tackle) • Scout: 3-star (No. 74 overall defensive end) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 75 overall defensive end)

• Two-time All-Area selection as a junior and senior • Named Second Team All-State and First Team All-Area by the Gainesville Sun as a junior in 2009 • Member of the 2010 Gainesville Sun’s Super 11 • Selected to the Gainesville Sun’s 2010 Class 5A-AA First Team defense • As a senior in 2010, tallied 68 tackles, 12 TFLs, eight QB pressures and 4.5 sacks (fourth best in District 5 4A) • Offensively, tallied 12 receptions for more than 120 yards, while adding three touchdown receptions • Notched 55 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, four sacks and 12 QB hurries as a junior in 2009 • Also registered five receptions for 62 yards and a TD • Helped team to 11-2 record as a senior utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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 CAREER STATISTICS

PERSONAL

Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack 2012 4/0 4 1 5 0-0

• Full Name: Trevarris Rashaad Saulsberry •Pronunciation: trah-VARR-Iss • Born: May 6, 1993 • Son of Richard Saulsberry and Delatrone Hunter • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 1-1 0 0 0 0-0 5-Ala

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Tackles For Loss

5 vs. Alabama, 10/20/12 1 vs. Alabama, 10/20/12

JOHN SIMCOX OFFENSIVE LiNe

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-2 • 295 Kingsport, Tenn. • Sullivan Central 2012 - FreshmaN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played at Sullivan Central High School in Kingsport, Tenn. • Coach at Sullivan Central: Jeff Fox

PERSONAL

• Full Name: John Allen-Michael Simcox • Born: Jan. 24, 1994 • Son of Greg and Penny Simcox • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

JACQUES SMITH Defensive Line

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SENIOR • 3L • 6-2 • 243 Ooltewah, Tenn. • Ooltewah H.S. Honors

• 2010 Coaches Freshman All-SEC

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/6 • Starting at JACK linebacker in Vols’ 3-4 system after playing defensive line first two seasons • Played all 12 games with six starts with 33 tackles, 7.0 TFL for 31 yards and two sacks for 16 yards • Posted four tackles, including a 6-yard sack, vs. Kentucky (11/24) in season finale • In return to start at SLB for first time, at Vanderbilt (11/17) and had career-high nine tackles including 1.5 TFLs • Five tackles with 1.5 TFL and a 10-yard sack at #19 Miss State (10/13), had career-best four quarterback hurries • Tied career-high with six tackles including a TFL vs. #18 Florida (9/15) • Opened 2012 with four tackles vs. NC State (8/31) • Big Lick Award in Spring for physical toughness

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 12/8 • Ninth on the team in tackles with 35 including 7.5 TFLs for 26 yards, ranking second on team • Second on team with six quarterback hurries • Career-high six tackles, including two TFLs, in finale at Kentucky (11/26) • Had a tackle and quarterback hurry vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) • Three tackles at #8 Arkansas (11/12) 90

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• Two stops and a forced fumble in win over MTSU (11/5) • Posted fix tackles vs. #1 LSU (10/15) • Three stops with a TFL vs. Georgia (10/8) • Five tackles with two TFLs for five yards at #16 Florida (9/17) • Five tackles including 0.5 TFL vs. Cincinnati (9/10) • In first-career start had 4 tackles with a career-high 2 TFLs for 7 yards vs. Montana (9/3)

2010 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 13/0 • Earned Coaches’ All-SEC Freshman Team honors • One of seven true freshmen to play every game for Vols • Ranked fourth among UT’s defensive linemen with 24 tackles • Registered a tackle for loss on five separate occasions • Five TFLs ranked fifth on the team • Recorded a season-high five stops at LSU • Collected two career firsts at Memphis with a sack and a forced fumble • Notched four tackles vs. UT Martin in first career action during the season opener • Tackle for loss of three yards vs. the Skyhawks on third down helped force a missed field goal in the fourth quarter as UT maintained its lone shutout of the season • Totaled a pair of three-tackle performances vs. Georgia and Kentucky, including a TFL vs. the Bulldogs • Tallied a sack for the second consecutive week vs. Mississippi, finishing with two takedowns • Posted a personal-best two QB hurries vs. UAB


HIGH SCHOOL

• Enrolled at UT in January and participated in spring drills • Chattanooga Times Free Press 2009 Best of Preps City Defensive Player of the Year • Knoxville News Sentinel’s No. 1-rated prospect in Tennessee • Rivals.com All-America team, as well as No. 1 prospect in Tennessee and No. 6 overall weakside defensive end in nation • Ranked as No. 8 defensive end in nation by Scout.com • Member of PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team • Participated in 2010 U.S. Army All-America Bowl • Named first-team All-State and Class AAA lineman of the year in Tennessee as senior and junior • Named to USA Today All-USA first team • Two-time All-Region and Region 2 Defensive Player of the Year • Contributed 79 tackles, 21 tackles-for-loss, 9.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries as senior • Tallied 80 tackles, 28 tackles-for-loss and 13 sacks as junior • Coach at Ooltewah: Benny Monroe

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Jacques Davon Smith • First name pronounced: JOCK-kwez • Born: December 31, 1991 in Chattanooga • Son of Stacey Smith • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF QH PD 2010 13/0 15 9 24 2-7 5-18 1 4 0 2011 12/8 22 13 35 0.5-5 7.5-26 1 6 1 2012 12/6 18 15 33 2-16 7-31 0 8 0 Totals 37/14 55 37 92 4.5-23 19.5-78 2 18 1

Int High Tk 0-0 5-LSU 0-0 6-UK 0-0 9-Van 0-0 9-Van

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Tackles For Loss Quarterback Hurries

9 at Vanderbilt, 11/17/12 2 three times, last at Kentucky, 11/26/11 4 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2010 Opp. U-A-T, Other UT-Martin 4-0-4, 1-3 tfl Oregon 1-0-1, 1-4 tfl Florida 1-0-1 UAB 1-0-1 at LSU 1-0-1 at Georgia 2-1-3, 1-4 tfl Alabama 1-0-1 at S. Carolina 2-0-2 at Memphis 1-0-1, 1-5 sk, 1-5 tfl, ff Mississippi 1-1-2, 1-2 sk, 1-2 tfl at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 Kentucky 1-2-3 UNC (Bowl) 0-0-0 2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

2011 Opp. Montana Cincinnati at Florida Buffalo Georgia LSU at Alabama So. Carolina MTSU at Arkansas Vanderbilt at Kentucky

U-A-T, Other 3-1-4, 2-7 tfl, qh 3-2-5, 0.5-5 sk, 0.5-5 tfl 4-1-5, 2-5 tfl, pd 0-0-0, qh 1-2-3, 1-1 tfl 1-4-5 0-0-0, qh 1-0-1 2-0-2, ff 1-2-3 1-0-1, qh 5-1-6, 2-8 tfl

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• Shared UT’s 2010 Big Lick Award presented to players in the spring who consistently perform with the most physical toughness

U-A-T, Other 2012 Opp. U-A-T, Other 3-1-4 Alabama 0-0-0 1-0-1, qh at S.Carolina 0-0-0 2-4-6, 1-3 tfl, qh Troy 1-0-1, 1-2 tfl, qh 0-1-1 Missouri 1-0-1, 1-6 tfl at Vanderbilt 6-3-9, 1.5-2 tfl, qh 1-0-1 1-4-5, 1-10 sk, 1.5-12 tfl, 4 qh Kentucky 2-2-4, 1-6 sk, 1-6 tfl

JOSH SMITH WIDE RECEIVER

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FRESHMAN • HS • 6-1 • 193 KNOXVILLE, TENN. • CHRISTIAN ACADEMY OF KNOXVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star by Rivals (No. 24 prospect in Tennessee) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 16 prospect in Tennessee) • Rated 3-star by ESPN (No. 27 prospect in Tennessee) • All-State wide receiver at CAK as a junior and senior • Named All-District as a sophomore, junior and senior • Racked up more than 4,000 receiving yards along with 52 receiving touchdowns in prep career • Also played on defense, returned punts and punted • As a senior in 2012, hauled in 65 catches for 1,176 yards and 15 touchdowns despite being sidelined early in season with a broken collarbone • On defense as a senior, made 48 tackles and had one interception • Named District Offensive MVP as a junior

• In 2011, as a junior, made 96 catches for 1,911 yards (147.0 yards per game) and 22 touchdowns • Ranked ninth in the nation in total receiving yards with most in the state of Tennessee • Also had more than 1,000 receiving yards as a sophomore, scoring 15 touchdowns • Coach at Christian Academy of Knoxville: Rusty Bradley

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Joshua Walker Smith • Born: March 24, 1994 • Son of Butch and Jennifer Smith • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management

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TOM SMITH

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RUNNING BACK

R-Sophomore • SQ • 5-11 • 220 Apopka, Fla. • Apopka H.S. 2012 - SOPHOMORE

• Squad member, did not play any games

2011 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 3/0 • One of 16 true freshmen to play during the season • Had 34 rushing yards on 13 carries • Carried 10 times for 28 yards vs. Buffalo (10/1) • One of 12 true freshmen to play vs. Montana (9/3), rushed three times for six yards in debut

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 29 overall running back, No. 58 overall prospect in Florida) • Scout: 3-star (No. 47 overall running back) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 74 overall running back) • As a senior in 2010, honored as First Team All-County and All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel • Named the No. 4 downhill runner by Rivals.com • As a junior in 2009, selected as Third Team Class 6A AllState and First Team All-Central Florida by the Orlando Sentinel • As a senior, averaged 7.2 yards-per-carry for 1,253 yards and 17 touchdowns • Also caught 22 passes for 108 yards and a pair of TDs • Had more than 300 yards on kickoff returns and a pair of TDs • As a junior, ran for 1,651 yards and 24 touchdowns • Also tallied five catches for 62 yards and a TD

• Averaged 15 yards per kickoff return, while adding a TD during junior season • As a sophomore in 2008, registered 102 carries for 811 yards and nine touchdowns • Also caught 10 passes for more than 200 yards and three touchdowns • Coach at Apopka: Rick Darlington

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Thomas Franklin Smith • Born: September 21, 1993 • Son of Thomas and Shantinette Smith • Majoring in Sociology

 CAREER STATISTICS Rushing 2011

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD 3/0 13 34 2.6 11.3 0

 CAREER HIGHS Rushes Rushing Yards

10 vs. Buffalo, 10/1/11 28 vs. Buffalo, 10/1/11

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. Montana Buffalo Arkansas

Run-Yds-TD, Lg. 3-6-0, 5 10-28-0, 8 0-0-0

joe stocstill LINEBACKER

R-freshman • RS • 6-2 • 232 lewisburg, tenn. • cornersville h.s. 2012 - Freshman

• Redshirt season, did not play any games • Moved to linebacker for sophomore season

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played quarterback at Cornersville High School in Lewisburg, Tenn. • As a senior, threw for 1,157 yards on 86-of-155 with eight touchdowns • Also played baseball at Cornersville • Football coach at Cornersville High School: Adrian Wilson

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Long High Yd 8-Buf 28-Buf

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Charles Joseph Stocstill • Born Oct. 17, 1993 • Son of Lynn and Ray Stocstill • Majoring in Kinesiology

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Offensive Line

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SENIOR • 3L • 6-3 • 291 Nashville, Tenn. • Maplewood H.S. HONORS

• 2013 Rimington Watch List • 2013 Lindy’s Preseason Second Team All-SEC • 2013 Athlon Sports Preseason Second Team All-SEC • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Second Team All-SEC • 2010 Sporting News Freshman All-America team • 2010 Football Writers Association of America Freshman AllAmerica team • 2010 Rivals.com Second Team All-America selection

2012 - JUNIOR

• Games/Starts: 12/12 • Regained starting center role in preseason camp after starting first six games of 2011 at center • Started all 12 games in 2012 at center • A left-hander, Stone snaps under center with right hand and shotgun snaps with left hand • Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA) • Vols have had five games with 500-plus yards of total offense, the most since posting six in 1997 • Aided offense to school-record 718 yards vs. Troy (11/3) • Helped Vols to 633 yards of total offense vs. Akron (9/22) including 232 rushing

2011 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 9/7 • Had started 12 games in a row, 11 at center (UT was 7-4 in those games) and one game at left guard • Starting streak began at Memphis (11/6/10) and ran through LSU (10/15/11) • Part of line that helped UT to 332 yards per game during the season including two games with 500-plus yards

2010 - Freshman • Games/Starts: 12/8

• Selected to the Sporting News and Football Writers Association of America’s Freshman All-America teams • Honored as a Rivals.com Second Team All-America selection • Saw action in 12 games and started eight as a true freshman, including five starts at center and three at left guard • Bounced around on the offensive line before settling in and starting the final five games at center • In November, UT only allowed six sacks, including zero at Memphis • Assisted in Tauren Poole’s efforts to tie for the lead the SEC with six 100-yard rushing game • Aided UT’s season-high 537 yards of offense vs. UT Martin • Part of an offensive line that was the only one in NCAA FBS to start three true freshmen in a game (Memphis)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Tennessee AA Lineman of the Year • Tennessee Sports Writers All-State first team • Tennessee Class 2A Mr. Football Lineman • All-Mid-State and member of Tennessean’s Dandy Dozen • Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in Tennessee and the No. 7 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com • Rated as No. 32 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com • Competed in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game • As a junior, amassed 52 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss, eight sacks and three fumble recoveries primarily at defensive tackle • Recipient of the prestigious William Hume Award as Metro Nashville’s Top High School Scholar-Athlete • Coach at Maplewood: Ralph Thompson

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

JAMES STONE

PERSONAL

• Full Name: James Robert Stone • Born on April 26, 1992 in Nashville • Son of Nancy Drumgoode • Majoring in Communication Studies

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RUNNING BACK

R-JUNIOR • SQ • 5-9 • 196 Tuscumbia, Ala. • Deshler H.S. 2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 1/0 • Made college debut playing on special teams vs. Kentucky (11/24) in finale, made two tackles

2011 - R-Freshman

• Squad member with the Vols

2010 - FreshmaN • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started three years at running back and cornerback

• Earned First Team All-State honors as a senior (RB) and Second Team accolades as a junior • Also participated in track and field and was a three-time state champion in the 4x100 relay • Coach at Deshler: John Mothshed

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Deanthonie Lamont Summerhill •Pronunciation: Dee-Anthony • Born: March 22, 1992 • Son of Harvey Summerhill • Majoring in Sociology utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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TIGHT END R-JUNIOR • SQ • 6-3 • 230 Camden, Tenn. • Central H.S. Honors

2011 - R-FRESHMAN

• Also played linebacker and defensive end • Two-time All-District honoree • Earned Academic All-District Honors as a soph. and junior • Named the Offensive Line District MVP as a senior • Starter in the East/West All-Star Game in 2009 • Also played basketball for four years • Coach at Camden Central: Kevin Wood

2010 - FreshmaN

PERSONAL

• 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Squad member, did not play any games • Squad member with the Vols • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started three years at tight end

• Full Name: William Dakota Summers • Born: December 1, 1991 • Son of Bill and Carrie Summers • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

CAMERON SUTTON DEFENSIVE BACK

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Freshman • hS • 6-1 • 180 JONESBORO, GA. • JONESBORO H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star by Rivals and Scout (No. 40 cornerback) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 27 athlete, No. 49 prospect in Georgia) • Rated 3-star by ESPN (No. 46 prospect in Georgia, No. 65 wide receiver) • Played both cornerback and wide receiver as well as returner and punter on special teams at Jonesboro High School in Georgia • Racked up 1,396 all-purpose yards as a senior receiver and returner for the Cardinals • Scored 19 touchdowns as a senior • Named All-State by the Atlanta Journal Constitution in Class AAAA as a senior

• First-team all-county, all-area as a sophomore, junior and senior • Named to The Score 44 as one of Georgia’s top 44 seniors in 2012 • All-Region second team as a junior • Named the team’s ‘best newcomer’ as a freshman in 2009 • Also played baseball and basketball for three years • Coach at Jonesboro High School: De’Timothy Floyd

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Cameron Amir Sutton • Born: February 27, 1995 • Son of Dalton and Nedra Sutton • Majoring in Pharmacy

DEVAUN SWAFFORD

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DEFENSIVE BACK

Freshman • HS • 5-11 • 184 KINGSPORT, TEnn. • DOBYNS-BENNETT H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 2-star by Rivals, two-star by 247Sports (No. 54 overall all-purpose back, No. 38 overall prospect in Tennessee) and 2-star by Scout (No. 176 overall cornerback) • Four-year letterwinner at Dobyns-Bennett serving for one season as team captain • Also a member of the track team for four years and the basketball team for three seasons • Helped his team to three-straight Big 8 conference championships from his sophomore year as well as four straight 94

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state playoffs appearances during his time in high school • Racked up 1,238 rushing yards for 29 touchdowns, 350 receiving yards (four TDs), while also making 25 tackles and recording five interceptions as a senior • Earned All-State honors as a defensive back and was named the Big 8 Conference Defensive Player of the Year after his senior season. • Earned a spot in the TN East-West All-Star game where he was tabbed the defensive MVP • In his junior season tallied 808 rush yards for 12 TDs, and


PERSONAL

• Full Name: Devaun Shawntel Swafford • Born: October 5, 1994 • Son of Edward and Olivia Swafford • Majoring in Physical Therapy

JUSTIN THOMAS LINEBACKER

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-0 • 228 Richmond, Va. • Central Virginia Home School 2012 - Freshman

• Redshirt season, did not play in any games

• Saw action as defensive end and offensive lineman • Coach with the Disciples: Dave Hollis

HIGH SCHOOL

PERSONAL

• While being home schooled, played for Central Virginia Home School Disciples in Richmond, Virginia • Helped team to Virginia State championship in 2009 after posting an 11-1 record

• Full Name: Justin Glenn Thomas • Born: Dec. 6, 1992 • Son of Dean and Gail Thomas • Majoring in Finance

TINO THOMAS DEFENSIVE BACK

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

385 receiving yards (six TDs) while garnering 30 tackles and two interceptions on defense. • Finished his career at Dobyns-Bennett with over 2,700 rush yards, nearly 1,000 receiving yards and 64 touchdowns • Coach at Dobyns-Bennett High School: Graham Clark

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R-Freshman • RS • 6-0 • 206 Memphis, Tenn. • Melrose H.S. 2012 - Freshman

• Redshirt season, did not play in any games

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 56 overall athlete, No. 11 overall prospect in Tennessee) • Scout: 3-star (No. 93 overall wide receiver) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 138 overall athlete) • Named to the MIAA Class 5A-6A Team by the Memphis Commercial Appeal • All-District 16-AAA honors via the Commercial Appeal • FoxMemphis Preseason All-Mid South Team honors • Recorded 97 tackles, 12 tackles for loss, four interceptions (one returned for TD), 22 pass breakups and one sack during senior campaign • Also ran for 900 yards and eight touchdowns, while collect-

ing 280 receiving yards and a pair of scores • Gained 800 rushing yards and 110 receiving yards as a junior in 2009 to go with 11 touchdowns • Also returned a pair of kickoffs for TDs • Totaled 48 tackles, 15 interceptions and five pass breakups • Also a standout track and field athlete at Melrose • Coach at Melrose: Robert Ferrante

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Harold Tino Thomas, Jr. • Born: Sept. 13, 1992 • Son of Tino Thomas, Sr. • Brother Graig Cooper starred at Miami (Fla.) and played for the Philadelphia Eagles • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

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LINEBACKER

R-FRESHMAN • RS • 6-1 • 218 Chattanooga, Tenn. • Chattanooga Central H.S. 2012 - Freshman

• Redshirt season, did not play in any games

HIGH SCHOOL

• Played at Chattanooga Central High School as a linebacker and fullback • Posted 112 tackles with 13 tackles for loss and four sacks as a junior • As a senior made 56 tackles prior to suffering a knee injury that ended his season

• Coach at Chattanooga Central High School: John Allen

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Nikolay Timoshchuk • Pronunciation: tim-oh-SHUCK • Born on Nov. 9, 1993 • Son of Nikolay Sr. and Oksana Timoshchuk • Is of Ukrainian decent • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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JaRON TONEY

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defensive back

R-JUNIOR • 1L • 5-10 • 184 Alcoa, Tenn. • Alcoa H.S. 2012 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 11/4 • Former tailback made an impact in the secondary, playing in nickel and dime situations • Played in 11 games, starting last four games, making 42 tackles with 37 tackles in those three starts • Finished seventh on team in tackles with 42, making 37 in the final four games • Two double-figure tackle games in last three games • Equalled career-high with 11 tackles in season-finale vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Notched five tackles and broke up a pass at Vanderbilt (11/17) • Career-high 11 tackles vs. Missouri (11/10) • Posted first-career double-figure tackle game with 10 vs. Troy (11/3), including first-career TFL • Two tackles at South Carolina (10/27)

2011 - R-Freshman

• Games/Starts: 5/0 • Local product played in five games as a backup tailback and on special teams • In five games, had 31 carries for 74 yards • Carried 11 times for 22 yards at #8 Arkansas (11/12) • Saw most time of career with 19 carries for 52 yards vs. MTSU (11/5) • Made debut, but did not carry ball vs. South Carolina (10/29)

2010 - Freshman • Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL

• Started two years at running back and defensive back • 2009 honors included Gatorade State Player of the Year • Class AA Mr. Football finalist & PrepXtra Offensive Player of the Year • As a senior, rushed for a state-record 50 touchdowns along with 2,358 yards • Helped team win four state championships

• Advanced to state championship in track & field as a junior and senior in the decathalon, 4x100 & 4x200 relays • Coach at Alcoa: Gary Rankin

PERSONAL

• Full name: JaRon Arnett Toney • Born: June 21, 1992 • Son of Dorris and Craig Toney • Majoring in Economics

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack 2012 11/4 30 12 42 0-0 Rushing 2011

TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2-4 0 0 3 0-0 11-2x

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD 5/0 31 74 2.4 14.8 0

Long High Yd 8-MT 52-MT

  CAREER CAREER HIGHS STATISTICS Tackles 11/10/12 & vs.TD Kentucky, Rushing GP/GS 11 vs. No Missouri, Yds Avg Per/G Long 11/24/12 High Yd Tackles For Loss 5/0 31 1 vs.74 Troy,2.4 11/3/1214.8 & vs.0 Kentucky, 2011 8-MT 11/24/12 52-MT Passes Defended 2 vs. Troy, 11/3/12 Rushes 19 vs. Middle Tennessee, 11/5/11 Rushing Yards 52 vs. Middle Tennessee, 11/5/11 Long Rush 8 vs. Middle Tennessee, 11/5/11

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. Montana Buffalo Arkansas

Run-Yds-TD, Lg. 3-6-0, 5 10-28-0, 8 0-0-0

2012 Opp. vs. NC State Ga. State Florida Akron at Georgia at Miss State

U-A-T, Other DNP 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 1-0-1

2012 Opp. Alabama at So.Carolina Troy Missouri at Vanderbilt Kentucky

U-A-T, Other 0-0-0 2-0-2 8-2-10, 1-2 tfl, 2 pd 7-4-11 3-2-5, pd 8-3-11, 1-2 tfl

PATRICK TOOLE

PLACEKICKER

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R-SOPHOMORE • TR • 5-10 • 174 WALKILL, N.Y. • WALKILL H.S. • TEMPLE • ERIE C.C. 2012 - R-FRESHMAN (AT ERIE C.C.)

• Attended Erie Community College in Buffalo, N.Y. • Did not participate in football

2011 - FRESHMAN (AT TEMPLE) • Redshirt season at Temple University • Did not play in any games

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HIGH SCHOOL

• Three-year letterwinner at placekicker and punter at Wallkill HS • 2010 second-team All-State selection • First-team Mid-Hudson Athletic League kicker and secondteam All-Section kicker • Tied the school record for longest field goal with a 47-yarder • Recorded the most touchbacks in a season and career in school history


PERSONAL

• Full Name: Patrick Adam Toole • Born: May 4, 1993 in Newburgh, N.Y. • Son of Violet and Stephen Toole • Majoring in Recreation/Sport Management

COREY VEREEN LINEBACKER

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Freshman • HS • 6-2 • 248 Winter Garden, Fla. • West Orange H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 61 overall player in the state of Florida) • Scout: 3-star (No. 65 LB prospect) • ESPN: 4-star (No. 21 overall linebacker) • Recorded 31 sacks over his final two seasons at West Orange High School • Was named to the Orlando Sun Sentinel’s 2011 All-Central Florida Defensive Team after making 59 tackles, including 14 for a loss, and setting a school-record with 16 sacks during his junior season • Ranked No. 3 in the Orlando Sun Sentinel’s Central Florida Super60

• Added 15 more sacks as a senior • Played in the Central Florida All-Star Game and FACA North-South All-Star Game • Coach at West Orange High School: Chip Petree

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Corey Allen Vereen • Born: June 15, 1995 • Son of Danny and Sharon Vereen • Brother of Danny, Brandon and Chris • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

KENDAL VICKERS DEFENSIVE LINE

GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

• Played in the 2011 New York State High School Classic • Also a four-year letterwinner in sorer and three-year letterwinner in tennis • 2010 and 2009 second-team All-Section honoree in soccer • Football coach at Walkill: Brian Vegliando

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Freshman • HS • 6-3 • 240 HAVELOCK, N.C. • HAVELOCK H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star by Rivals • Rated a 3-star by the 247Sports Composite (No. 84 WeakSide Defensive End and No. 52 best player from N. Carolina) • Rated 2-star by Scout (No. 195 DE prospect) • Rated 2-star by ESPN (No. 123 overall defensive end, No. 60 best player from N. Carolina) • Three-year letterwinner and 2012 captain at Havelock High School helping his team to back-to-back 3-A State Championship titles in his junior (16-0) and senior (15-1) seasons • Named All-State in his senior season, All-Conference in his

junior and senior seasons and All-Area in each of his varsity seasons • Named a NCHSAA AAA Scholar-Athlete during his senior season • Coach at Havelock High School: Jim Bryant

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Kendal Bryant Vickers • Born: May 23, 1995 • Son of Lloyd and Cynthia Vickers • Majoring in Communication Studies

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R-SENIOR • 3L • 6-2 • 272 Olive Branch, Miss. • Olive Branch H.S. • Hargrave Mil. Academy (Va.) 2012 - R-JUNIOR

• Games/Start: 12/1 • Backup defensive end in fourth year in the program • Played in all 12 games with a start, making 13 tackles • Season-best five tackles vs. Missouri (11/10) • Drew first start of 2012 at #5 Georgia (9/29) • Tied career-high with four tackles vs. Akron (9/22) • Had one tackle in each game this season for two overall

2011 - R-SOPHOMORE

• Games/Starts: 12/4 • Posted 22 tackles along with 3.0 TFLs, a sack • Also had five QB hurries, third-most on team • Two stops in three of the four final games of the season: at Kentucky (11/26) vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) and MTSU (11/5) • Tied career high with four tackles vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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PLAYERS • Had 0.5 TFL at #2 Alabama (10/22), coming off the bench • Made a TFL vs. #1 LSU (10/15) along with QB hurry • Two tackles vs. Georgia (10/8) in third start in row • First career sack for six yards vs. Buffalo (10/1) • First career start in place of ailing Ben Martin at #16 Florida (9/17), made two tackles • Career-high four tackles vs. Montana (9/3) in return from redshirt season in 2010

2010 - SOPHOMORE

• Redshirted due to achilles injury

2009 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 7/0 • Missed most of fall camp but still saw action at defensive tackle spot in seven games, including Chick-fil-A Bowl against Virginia Tech • Made first two tackles of collegiate career against Memphis

HIGH SCHOOL

• Ranked No. 5 among prep school prospects by Rivals.com • Originally signed with Tennessee in February 2008, but played 2008 season at Hargrave (Va.) Military Academy • During game against Tennessee JVs at Neyland Stadium, led defensive front with five tackles including shared TFL • Region Defensive MVP as senior at Olive Branch High in 2007 • Selected Shelby-Metro’s No. 2 Most Wanted Prospect by

 CAREER STATISTICS Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD 2009 7/0 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2010 Injured-Redshirt Season 2011 12/4 12 10 22 1-6 3-9 0 0 5 2012 12/1 5 8 13 0-0 1-1 0 0 2 Totals 31/5 19 18 37 1-6 4-10 0 0 7

Int High Tk 0-0 2-Mem 0-0 4-2x 0-0 5-Mizz 0-0 5-Mizz

 CAREER HIGHS Tackles Sacks

5 vs. Missouri, 11/10/12 1 vs. Buffalo, 10/1/11

Memphis Commercial Appeal • Named Liberty Bowl Best of Preps • 2007 Player of the Year by Memphis Touchdown Club • Named first-team All-State and All-Region as senior • Also earned Region 1-5A Defensive MVP Honors • Named Team Mississippi captain in Alabama-Mississippi AllStar Classic • As a senior in 2007 at Olive Branch high school, set a school record with 11 sacks to go along with 127 tackles, five forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries • As a junior in 2006 at Wooddale High School in Memphis, finished with 92 total tackles and 13 sacks on defense • Totaled 15 catches with five touchdowns at tight end • Three-year starter at defensive end and linebacker • Named team captain as a senior • Participated on the basketball team as a junior and sophomore • Competed in track as a junior, participating in the 400m, 4x200m and 4x400m • Coach at Oliver Branch: Scott Samsel

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Marlon Lee Walls • Born: April 9, 1990 in Memphis • Son of Melissa Walls • Majoring in Sociology

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. Other Opp. Defense GP/GS U-A-T, UT AT TT Sack 2012 TFL FF FR U-A-T, QH Other Int High Tk Montana 7/0 2-2-4, tfl 0-0 vs. NC State 2009 2 0.5-1 0 2 0-0 0 0 0-1-1 0 0-0 2-Mem Cincinnati 1-0-1 Ga. State 2010 Injured-Redshirt Season0-1-1, qh at Florida 12/4 2-0-2 Florida 2011 12 10 22 1-6 3-9 0 0 0-0-0 5 0-0 4-2x Buffalo 19/4 1-0-1, 1-6 tfl Akron 1-3-4 Totals 14 1-6 10 sk,24 1-6 3-9 0 0 5 0-0 4-2x Georgia 2-0-2 at Georgia 0-1-1 LSU 1-0-1, 1-1 tfl, qh at Miss State 0-0-0 at Alabama 0-1-1, 0.5-1 tfl Alabama 0-0-0 South Carolina 3-1-4, qh at S.Carolina 0-0-0 MTSU 0-2-2 Troy 0-0-0 at Arkansas 0-0-0 Missouri 3-2-5 Vanderbilt 0-2-2, qh at Vanderbilt 1-0-1, 1-1 tfl at Kentucky 0-2-2 Kentucky 0-0-0, pd

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R-JUNIOR • SQ • 6-1 • 183 Oneida, Tenn. • Oneida H.S. Honors

• Squad team member

• Three-time 4A All-District selection...Named the District Defensive Back of the Year • Earned All-Tri County team honors as a senior • Selected as a scholar-athlete by the National Football Foundation • As a senior, posted 35 tackles, 10 pass breakups and six interceptions, returning one for a touchdown • Offensively, caught 12 passes for 344 yards and three TDs • Coach at Oneida: John Brewster

2010 - Freshman

PERSONAL

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - R-Sophomore • Squad team member

2011 - R-Freshman

• Redshirted

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• Full name: Dylan Hunter West • Born: April 15, 1991 • Son of Lisa and Greg West • Graduated with a degree in Psychology in Spring 2013, looks to attend medical school after football


OFFENSIVE LINE

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Freshman • HS • 6-3 • 308 CINCINNATI, OHIO • COLERAIN H.S. HIGH SCHOOL

• Rated 3-star by Rivals (No. 36 offensive guard, No. 47 prospect in Ohio) • Rated 3-star by 247Sports (No. 42 prospect in Ohio, No. 70 offensive tackle) • Rated 3-star by ESPN (No. 37 prospect in Ohio, No. 46 offensive guard) • Rated 3-star by Scout (No. 73 offensive guard) • Honored as the “Joe Quinn That’s Our Boy” winner from Ohio at the National Football Foundation “That’s My Boy” award banquet • Named Associated Press Division I first-team as a senior • A three-year starter for the Cardinals helping his team to three straight Greater Miami (Ohio) Conference titles

• Compiled a 33-4 overall record and a perfect 21-0 conference record in his three years • Helped Colerain High School of Cincinnati to a 12-1 record and perfect 7-0 mark in conference play • First-team all-district and first-team all-Greater Miami Conference as a junior and senior • Coach at Colerain High School: Tom Bolden

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Dylan Paul Wiesman • Pronunciation: WISE-muhn • Born: March 21, 1995 • Son of Paul and Sharon Wiesman • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

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JUNIOR • 2L • 6-5 • 260 Gainesville, Fla. • Gainesville H.S. 2012 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 10/5 • After serving as backup JACK linebacker, moved into starting role with Alabama game • Played 10 games with five starts, posting 17 tackles in 2012 • Career-high five tackles, including career-best three TFLs and third-career sack vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Second career sack for a loss of six yards vs. Missouri (11/10) • In first career start at #17 South Carolina (10/27), made two tackles • Saw sigificant playing time at JACK vs. #1 Alabama (10/20), making two tackles • Equalled career total for tackles against Georgia State (9/8) with four stops • Earned the John Stucky Off-Season Award as the player who demonstrated the best physical and mental conditioning during the offseason

2011 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 9/0 • Played in nine games with four tackles and a sack • Fourth tackle of season at #8 Arkansas (11/12) • Second career tackle vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) • Made college debut as one of 16 true freshmen to play in 2011, vs. Buffalo (10/1) • First career tackle was a 6-yard sack vs. Buffalo (10/1)

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 42 overall strongside defensive end, No. 80 overall prospect in Florida) • Scout: 3-star (No. 45 overall defensive end) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 61 overall defensive end) • Named to the Gainesville Sun’s Super 11 team • Selected to the Gainesville Sun’s 2010 Class 5A-AA First Team

• Finished third in District 5 A-AA with six sacks as a senior • Totaled 72 tackles, eight tackles for loss and 10 quarterback pressures in 2010 • Also tallied three receptions for 33 yards and a touchdown • Registered more than 80 tackles, 14 tackles for loss, five sacks, 12 QB hurries and five pass breakups during junior campaign in 2009 • Helped team to 11-2 record as a senior • High school teammate of Trevarris Saulsberry • Coach at Gainesville: Ryan Smith

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Jordan Cornell Williams • Born: March 23, 1993 in Gainesville, Florida • Son of Keith Angela Williams • Father, Keith, played on Florida’s defensive line in the 1980s • Sister, Janine, played volleyball at Florida • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. Other Opp. Defense GP/GS U-A-T, UT AT TT Sack 2012 TFL FF FR U-A-T, QH Other Int High Tk Montana 7/0 DNP vs. NC State 2009 2 0 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 DNP 0 0-0 2-Mem Cincinnati DNP Ga. State 2010 Injured-Redshirt Season2-2-4 at Florida 12/4 DNP Florida 2011 12 10 22 1-6 3-9 0 0 0-0-0 5 0-0 4-2x Buffalo 19/4 1-0-1, 1-6 tfl Akron 0-0-0 Totals 14 1-6 10 sk, 24 1-6 3-9 0 0 5 0-0 4-2x Georgia 0-0-0 at Georgia 0-0-0 LSU 0-0-0 at Miss State 0-0-0 at Alabama 0-0-0 Alabama 0-2-2 South Carolina 1-0-1 at So. Carolina 2-0-2 MTSU 0-1-1 Troy 1-0-1 at Arkansas 1-0-1 Missouri 2-0-2, 1-6 sk, 1-6 tfl Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Kentucky 0-0-0 Kentucky 5-0-5. 1-8 sk, 3-11 tfl utSPORTs.com // @VOL_FOOTBALL ON TWITTER

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 CAREER HIGHS

Defense GP/GS UT AT TT Sack TFL FF FR PD Int High Tk 2011 9/0 3 1 4 1-6 1-6 0 0 0 0-0 1-3x 2012 10/5 12 5 17 2-14 4-17 0 0 0 0-0 5-UK Totals 19/5 15 6 21 3-20 5-23 0 0 0 0-0 5-UK

Tackles Tackles For Loss Sacks

5 vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12 3 vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12 1, three times, last vs. Kentucky, 11/24/12

Michael Williams DEFENSIVE BACK

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R-Freshman • HS • 5-11 • 171 LAUREL, MD. • DeMatha Catholic H.S. 2012-13 Track & Field

• Finished third in his heat in the 400m at the SEC Championships, completing the race in 49.81 • Was UT’s sole representative in the 400m at the Kentucky Invitational, finishing 6th in 49.43 • Anchored the 4x400mR in Lexington, bringing the baton across the line in 3:15.99 to win the race • Scored at SEC Indoors with UT’s 4x400m relay • Anchored UT’s 4x4 to sixth place at SEC Indoors, helping the group produce a time of 3:11.29

HIGH SCHOOL

• Originally signed National Letter of Intent to play football at

Maryland, but was granted release to run track at UT • Played football and starred in track and field at DeMatha Catholic High School • Ranked No. 30 in the SuperPrep’s Mid-Atlantic 49 • Football coach at DeMatha Catholic High School: Bill McGregor

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Michael Forna Williams • Born March 8, 1993 • Son of Mohammed Forna • Brother Madieu Williams plays in the NFL with Redskins • Majoring in Arts & Sciences

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Junior • 2L • 6-4 • 222 Rock Hill, S.C. • Northwestern H.S. Honors

• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 5/0 • Served as the backup quarterback to Tyler Bray in 2012 • Played in five games in 2012, completing 15-of-23 passes for 134 yards • Saw most action of season at Vanderbilt (11/17), completing 8-of-11 for 51 yards • In late duty vs. #1 Alabama (10/20), completed 3-of-4 for 19 yards • In 2012 debut vs. Georgia State (9/8), threw for 64 yards on 4-of-8 with one interception

2011 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 4/3 • Started three games (Oct. 29-Nov. 12), throwing for 604 yards on 48-of-87 with a touchdown and three interceptions • Threw for 208 yards on 15-of-29 at #8 Arkansas playing first three quarters • Won first college game vs. MTSU (11/5) throwing for careerhigh 291 yards on 23-of-32 with first-career TD pass (47 yards to Da’Rick Rogers) 100

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• Made first career college start at quarterback vs. #14 South Carolina (10/29) throwing for 105 yards on 10-of-26 passing • Moved to No. 2 quarterback after thumb injury to starter Tyler Bray, suffered vs. Georgia (10/8) • Made college debut at #2 Alabama (10/22), did not throw a pass, playing late in the fourth quarter • Enrolled in classes in January and participated in spring workouts

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 30 overall pro-style quarterback, No. 19 overall prospect in South Carolina) • Scout: 3-star (No. 37 overall quarterback) • ESPN: 3-star (No. 18 overall quarterback) • As a senior in 2010, earned Gatorade National Player of the Year accolades, becoming the first ever player from South Carolina to earn the honors in any sport • Finalist for the Gatorade Male High School Athlete of the Year award • Earned South Carolina Player of the Year honors • Named to RivalsHigh 2010 All-America Team and selected as RivalsHigh Offensive Player of the Year • SCPrepNation.com Player of the Year • Named All-State as a senior in 2010 and junior in 2009


PERSONAL

• Full Name: Justin Scott Worley • Born: November 20, 1992 • Son of Peyton and Angela Worley • Majoring in Recreation and Sport Management

 CAREER STATISTICS Passing 2011 2012 Totals

GP/GS Com Att TD Int 4/3 48 87 1 3 5/0 15 23 0 2 9/3 63 110 1 5

Yds 604 134 738

Per/G Long High Yd 151.0 50-Ark 291-MT 26.8 19-GSU 64-GSU 82.0 50-Ark 64-GSU

 CAREER HIGHS Completions Attempts Yards Touchdowns Longest Completion

23 vs. Middle Tennessee, 11/5/11 32 vs. Middle Tennessee, 11/5/11 291 vs. Middle Tennessee, 11/5/11 1 vs. Middle Tennessee, 11/5/11 50 at Arkansas, 11/12/11

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Comp Alabama 0 South Carolina 10 Middle Tennessee 23 at Arkansas 15

Att 0 26 32 29

TD INT Pct. Yards Long 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 38.4 105 26 1 0 71.9 291 47 0 1 51.7 208 50

2012 Opp. Georgia State Akron Alabama at Vanderbilt Kentucky

Att 8 0 4 11 0

TD INT Pct. Yards Long 0 1 50.0 64 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75.0 19 15 0 1 72.7 51 17 0 0 0 0 0

Comp 4 0 3 8 0

DEVRIN YOUNG

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GENERAL STAFF PLAYERS REVIEW HISTORY

• Honored as the National Sophomore of the Year in 2008 by MaxPreps • Finished career with 13,385 passing yards and 157 touchdowns • As a senior, threw for 5,315 yards and a state-record 64 touchdowns, while also rushing for six TDs • Completed 429-590 passes (.727) in final year • Finished 26-of-42 for 263 yards and five TDs in 2010 State Championship victory • Compiled 4,366 passing yards and 42 TDs as a junior • Threw for 3,641 yards and 50 TDs in sophomore campaign • Won Class AAAA, Division II State Championship as a senior in 2010 against Greenwood High School to cap a 15-0 record • Led team to state championship game in 2008 against South Pointe High School • Also a standout in basketball and baseball at Northwestern • Coach at Northwestern: Jimmy Wallace

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JUNIOR • 2L • 5-8 • 171 Knoxville, Tenn. • Bearden H.S. 2012 - Sophomore

• Games/Starts: 10/0 • Seeing time in tailback role, earned backup spot in preseason camp, also serving as team’s primary return man • Ranks 10th in career kickoff return yards with 770 in just 19 games; Next on the list are #9 Carl Pickens (777) and #8 Anthony Morgan (862) • Compiled 446 all-purpose yards in 2012 (155 punt return, 142 kickoff return, 140 rushing and 9 receiving) • Returned one punt for 10 yards in finale vs. Kentucky (11/24) • Did not travel to Vanderbilt (11/17) due to personal reasons • Returned two kicks for 21 yards vs. Missouri (11/10) in return • Carried five times for 21 yards vs. #1 Alabama (10/20) • Career-best rushing day with 58 yards on 13 carries at #19 Miss State (10/13) • Then career-high 46 rushing yards along with two catches for 11 yards and four punt returns for 46 yards vs. Georgia State (9/8) for total of 103 all-purpose yards • Began 2012 with two carries, a catch for four yards and 45 kickoff return yards vs. NC State (8/31) • Harvey Robinson Award as the Offensive Surprise of Spring

2011 - Freshman

• Games/Starts: 9/1 • In nine games, finished third on team in all-purpose yards with 756 and second best on team at 84.0 per game • Had 27 kickoff returns for 628 yards along with eight punt returns for 94 yards • Averaged 69.8 kickoff return yards per game and 23.3 yards per return (ninth in SEC) • Total of 628 kickoff yards, ranked fifth-most in a singleseason in UT history • Mark of 27 kickoff returns, tied for fourth-most in a singleseason in UT history • Also has six carries for nine yards and three catches for 25 yards in 2011 • Finished year with 36 kickoff return yards on two returns at Kentucky (11/26) • Had two kickoff returns for 34 yards vs. Vanderbilt (11/19) • Returned four kickoffs for 62 yards at #8 Arkansas (11/12) • Gained 63 all-purpose yards vs. MTSU (11/5) with 39 on kickoff returns, 19 on punt returns, three rushing and two receiving • Returned two kicks for 63 yards vs. #14 So. Carolina (10/29) • Second consecutive 100-yard kickoff game with exactly

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PLAYERS 100 yards at #2 Alabama. Also returned a punt for 11 yards, caught a pass for two yards and rushed once for six yards for 119 all-purpose yards • Had career-high 135 kickoff return yards vs. #1 LSU (10/15) including career-long 60-yarder, the longest by a Vol since Da’Rick Rogers vs. Kentucky (11/27/10). Also made firstcareer catch vs. LSU for 21 yards • Made debut vs. Buffalo (10/1) to be one of 15 true freshmen to play in 2011 after missing first three games recovering from a broken collarbone • In first college game, returned punts and kickoffs and saw time in the slot on offense. Returned first punt for 43 yards and brought back two kickoffs for 51 yards vs. Buffalo (10/1) • Punt return of 43 yards vs. Buffalo was longest by a UT player since Dennis Rogan had a 45-yard return in 2007 • Suffered fractured right collarbone in late July

HIGH SCHOOL

• Rivals: 3-star (No. 25 overall prospect in Tennessee) • Scout: 3-star (No. 118 overall running back) • ESPN: 2-star (No. 134 overall running back) • Named Class AAA Tennessee Mr. Football Back of the Year • Garnered All-State honors in 2008, 2009 and 2010 • Earned ESPN RISE Third Team All-America accolades • 2010 District 4-AAA Player of the Year • Knoxville News Sentinel PrepXtra Offensive Player of the Year in 2010 • 2009 District 4-AAA Offensive Back of the Year • 2009 Knoxville Interscholastic League (KIL) Offensive Player of the Year • Earned First Team PrepXtra honors in 2009 • 2008 MaxPreps Second Team Sophomore All-America • 2008 TFCA and TSWA All-State • 2008 PrepXtra Sophomore of the Year, First Team All-KIL • Also earned First Team All-Region honors on offense and defense as a sophomore • 2008 All-KIL Offense by News Sentinel • Totaled 7,433 all-purpose yards and 83 touchdowns in decorated prep career, while intercepting three passes and compiling 54 tackles on defense • Averaged 7.7 yards per carry throughout career...In senior campaign, rushed for 2,271 yards and 32 TDs on 228 carries, while catching 13 passes for 201 yards and four TDs • As a junior in 2009, rushed for 1,455 yards with 19 touchdowns in 10 games • Ran for 1,366 yards and 17 touchdowns while also catching eight passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns as a sophomore in 2008 • Factored in special teams, returning 31 punts for 518 yards and two TDs and returning 30 kickoffs for 1,173 yards and six TDs in three years • 2010 Football Captain at Bearden • Finished second in the 100-meter dash at the 2010 Class AAA Tennessee state track and field meet • Coach at Bearden: Brad Taylor

PERSONAL

• Full Name: Devrin Dominique Young • Born: February 2, 1993 in Knoxville • Son of Danyel Young • Majoring in Communications

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 CAREER STATISTICS Rushing 2011 2012 Totals

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 9/1 6 9 1.5 1.0 0 6-2x 6-2x 10/0 33 140 4.2 14.0 0 30-GSU 58-MSU 19/1 39 149 3.8 7.8 0 30-GSU 58-MSU

Receiving 2011 2012 Totals

GP/GS No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 9/1 3 25 8.3 2.8 0 21-LSU 21-LSU 10/0 5 9 1.8 0.9 0 8-GSU 11-GSU 19/1 8 34 4.3 1.8 0 21-LSU 21-LSU

Punt Returns 2011 2012 Totals

GP 9 10 19

No Yds 8 94 16 155 24 249

Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 11.8 10.4 0 43-Buf 43-Buf 9.7 15.5 0 35-GSU 46-GSU 10.4 13.1 0 43-Buf 46-GSU

Kickoff Returns GP No Yds Avg Per/G TD Long High Yd 2011 9 27 628 23.3 69.8 0 60-LSU 135-LSU 2012 10 8 142 17.8 14.2 0 35-NCS 45-NCS Totals 19 35 770 22.0 40.5 0 60-LSU 135-LSU

 CAREER HIGHS Rushes Rushing Yards Receiving Punt Return Punt Return Yards Kickoff Return Kickoff Return Yards

13 at Mississippi State, 10/13/12 58 at Misssissippi State, 10/13/12 21 vs. LSU, 10/15/11 4 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 46 vs. Georgia State, 9/8/12 5 vs. LSU, 10/15/11 135 vs. LSU, 10/15/11

 CAREER GAME-BY-GAME 2011 Opp. Rec-Yds-TD, Lg Buffalo 0-0-0 Georgia 0-0-0 LSU 1-21-0, 21 at Alabama 1-2-0, 2 South Carolina 0-0-0 MTSU 1-2-0, 2 at Arkansas 0-0-0 Vanderbilt 0-0-0 at Kentucky 0-0-0 2012 Opp. Rush-Yds-TD, Lg NC State 2- (-2)-0, 0 Ga. State 8-46-0, 30 Florida 0-0-0 Akron 0-0-0 at Georgia 3-14-0, 12 at Miss State 13-58-0, 10 Alabama 5-21-0, 7 at S.Carolina 2-3-0, 2 Troy DNP-INJ Missouri 0-0-0 at Vanderbilt DNP Kentucky 0-0-0

PR-Yds-TD, Lg 1-43-0, 43 2-19-0, 20 0-0-0 1-11-0, 11 0-0-0 3-19-0, 16 1- -1-0, -1 1-2-0, 2 0-0-0

KR-Yds-TD, Lg 2-51-0, 34 4-108-0, 50 5-135-0, 60 5-100-0, 25 2-63-0, 38 1-39-0, 39 4-62-0, 24 2-34-0, 18 2-36-0, 21

Rec-Yds-TD, Lg 1-4-0, 4 2-11-0, 8 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2- (-6)-0, 0 0-0-0

PR-Yds-TD, Lg 1-5-0, 5 4-46-0, 35 1-8-0, 8 3-45-0, 18 1-5-0, 5 1- (-1)-0, -1 1-13-0, 13 1-3-0, 3

KR-Yds-TD, Lg 2-45-0, 35 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-25-0, 15 5-55-0, 22 1-17-0, 17 0-0-0 0-0-0

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0-0-0

0-0-0

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