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Good debut for frosh wideouts

Jayson Swain

Tennessee's highly touted, eagerly anticipated freshman wide receivers -- Jayson Swain, Robert Meachem, Bret Smith and Bill Grimes -- showed enough flashes in Tuesday's opening preseason workout to suggest that they just might be as good as their hype.

Swain, compared to former Green Bay Packer star Sterling Sharpe by Vol aide Woody McCorvey, is a powerful physical specimen with good hands and a nice burst of speed. He dropped a couple of catchable balls Tuesday but also made some dandy grabs. Meachem, physically at least, is reminiscent of former Vol Carl Pickens -- tall, lean and athletic. He has a smooth stride and caught the ball... Recommended Stories