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A Tale of Two Signal Callers

Now that the decision on Tennessee's starting quarterback has been made, the biggest question concerning the upcoming season has been answered — at least for the time being.

Noting it was a difficult decision and a close call, coach Phillip Fulmer indicates Erik Ainge's hold on No. 1 is a renewable one-game lease at this point. Both Ainge and Rick Clausen will see action in the opener against UAB and, presumably, the better performer will be in line for the critical start against Florida in game two. It's only natural if Clausen is dubious of such a scenario...

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