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Sam Pittman

One of Tennessee's new football assistants apparently made a very positive impression on his players this spring. Sign in or subscribe now for all of the details.

Like predecessor Harry Hiestand, new Tennessee offensive line coach Sam Pittman stands nearly a foot shorter than most of the Vol blockers he mentors. That may be their only similarity. Whereas Hiestand barked orders and kept his troops on the practice field long after the other position groups were showered and dressed, Pittman generally kept both his tongue and his workouts in check during the... Recommended Stories