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Morley ready to emerge?

Morley ready to emerge?

The return of 2005 starting safeties Jonathan Hefney and Antwan Stewart bodes well for Tennessee's 2006 secondary. But the key man in the Vols' defensive backfield is Demetrice Morley, who played a small role as a freshman last fall but has big-time skills.

"The first thing that jumps out at you is his athletic ability," secondary coach Larry Slade says. "He could actually go out and play corner but we need him to learn to be a dominant safety for us. He showed us last year that he certainly has the athletic ability to go out and do it." Physically, the adjustment from high school ball to college ball isn't difficult for a defensive back. Mentally...

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