Scout Premium Content

Hyams on Game

The night before the Alabama game, Tennessee senior defensive end Parys Haralson wasn't sure he could play. He was running a fever and had a sore throat.

But Haralson knew what was at stake. He gutted it out the first half. Exhausted at halftime, he told position coach Steve Caldwell he wasn't sure he could go anymore. So, the Vols started Xavier Mitchell at defensive end. Next thing Caldwell knew, Haralson was in the game and wouldn't come out. Haralson went on to record two sacks...