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McNeil ready to start?

McNeil ready to start?

Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer's search for a reliable center may be near an end. There were four fumbled snaps Aug. 12 in full-scale scrimmage No. 1 but zero mishaps last Saturday night in scrimmage No. 2.

That's a testament to the improvement of redshirt freshman Josh McNeil. The 6-4, 290-pounder worked with the No. 1 offense last Saturday night and performed his duties flawlessly. He and first-team quarterback Erik Ainge worked well together. "I feel like me and Erik are working fine," McNeil said. "We haven't had any center/quarterback exchange problems. From that standpoint, it's as normal as...

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