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McGlothlin's a walk-on wonder

McGlothlin's a walk-on wonder

The guy projected to start at defensive tackle for the University of Tennessee is a two-time walk-on who almost blew his career over a positive steroid test. He almost severed his leg in a four-wheeler accident. He has a tattoo covering most of one arm.

And his father makes biodegradable clay pigeons out of limestone and sells machines that throw the targets for skeet shooting. Meet Matt McGlothlin. You might never see another one quite like him. McGlothlin found his way to Tennessee from Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy. He came as a walk-on in 2002, redshirted, then found himself in the starting lineup for two games, one against Florida...

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