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Riggs Ready To Roll?

Riggs Ready To Roll?

Vol tailback Gerald Riggs, Jr., assured us he was ready to live up to his billing last March. Then he injured his ankle and missed most of spring practice. Now he's back and, he says, ready to be the player fans projected him to become after a prep All-America career in Chattanooga.

Best known to date for his lack of discipline and lack of interest in attending class, Riggs says he has matured in recent months. Asked if this new attitude, coupled with a new running backs coach (Trooper Taylor), gives him a greater opportunity to start than he's had in years past, Riggs nodded emphatically. He... Recommended Stories

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