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ZAC ELLIS
August 17, 2012
After a lackluster effort in a lackluster year, the team underwent a housecleaning that it hopes will be a first step on the road to respectability
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August 17, 2012

Tennessee Volunteers

After a lackluster effort in a lackluster year, the team underwent a housecleaning that it hopes will be a first step on the road to respectability

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A staple in Tennessee's secondary over the past two seasons, Waggner is the team's returning leader in career interceptions with seven. He led the Vols in passes defended (nine) and passes broken up (seven) in 2011, starting six games each at safety and cornerback.

BREAKOUT PLAYER

LT ANTONIO RICHARDSON SOPHOMORE

After a year's seasoning, he's a full-time people mover

Nicknamed Tiny, the 6' 6", 329-pound tackle made an impact in all 12 games last season as a lineman in field goal and kicking situations. The top prospect in Tennessee when he came out of high school in 2011, he'll now be a starter at left tackle, joining the most experienced offensive line of coach Derek Dooley's tenure in Knoxville.

TOP RECRUIT

WR CORDARRELLE PATTERSON JUNIOR

His route: South Carolina to Kansas to Knoxville

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