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Mapu hurt ... but not badly

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Vol head coach Phillip Fulmer had to be holding his breath when defensive tackle J.T. Mapu lay sprawled on the Shield-Watkins Field following the first play of Saturday's full-scale scrimmage. Although Mapu did not return to action, the preliminary diagnosis is that he sustained only a knee sprain.

''It looks like he'll be a week or so,'' Fulmer said. ''Hopefully, we'll have him back for the first ball game (Aug. 30 vs. Fresno State).'' That may have been the best news Fulmer got...

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