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Tommy Thigpen

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In addition to a gift for recruiting young talent, first-year Tennessee linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen has a knack for playing it. Given how poor the Vols' linebacker play was in 2012, don't be surprised if Thigpen signs a couple of quality 'backers come February, then pencils them into the starting lineup come September. He has placed his faith in true freshmen before. "I have no problem; I... Recommended Stories

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