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‘Ellix the Bat' is a Big Hitter

There's been plenty of speculation that a true freshman could become the starting quarterback or fullback for Tennessee this fall, but little has been said about a true freshman impacting the strong safety position.

Naturally, you want to avoid using true freshmen at any position regardless of their credentials, especially in the SEC where survival of the fittest is the prevailing rule and experience a key component to the championship equation. However Tennessee doesn't have any appreciable game experience with redshirt freshman Jerod Parish or JC transfer Brandon Johnson who were battling for the spot at...

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