There was no shortage of excitement surrounding the Tennessee football program at SEC Media Days…
Breakout players on offense
HOOVER, Ala. — Tennessee football fans are worried about the lack of playmakers on offense. Tennessee players believe those worries are unfounded. At least, that's what two seniors attending Wednesday's session of SEC Media Days believe. Offensive tackle Ja'Wuan James and defensive end Jacques Smith suggest the Vol roster features several weapons that are merely waiting to be unsheathed. Running backs Rajion Neal (708 yards) and Marlin Lane (658) produced pedestrian seasons in 2012. Moreover, Lane is fresh from a three-month disciplinary suspension. Smith thinks both show breakout potential for 2013, however. "Marlin Lane has been working really hard," Smith said. "I know there was some (concern) over him throughout the spring but he has come back focused and ready to go. He's been working really hard for us, and I'm glad to have him back." Not to be outdone, Neal apparently has stepped up his efforts, as well...
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