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Karl stands out from the crowd

Karl stands out from the crowd

As the only white guy in Tennessee's linebacker corps, junior Ryan Karl tends to stand out from the crowd. But he would've stood out in Tuesday's scrimmage no matter what color his skin might have been.

First, he dropped tailback David Yancey for a one-yard loss. Two plays later, he harassed Bo Hardegree into an ill-advised pass, then leaped and batted the ball to teammate Marvin Mitchell, who returned the interception 24 yards for a touchdown. A few minutes later, Karl made a dandy open-field tackle of Ja'Kouri Williams to prevent a first down. Midway through the scrimmage, Karl became a one...

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