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Where was Coker?

Where was Coker?

After watching redshirt freshman tailback LaMarcus Coker rush for 146 yards on just eight carries in Game 4 vs. Marshall, many Tennessee fans were asking the same question: Why wasn't this guy playing earlier?

Offensive coordinator David Cutcliffe tackled that question this week. "It was a combination of things," Cutcliffe said. "He hurt his wrist early on, then I think he had a hip flexor. He's in good shape now." Coker appeared to be in terrific shape against Marshall. He was so spectacular, in fact, that he will start Saturday's game at Memphis ahead of Arian Foster (who started Games 1 and 2) and... Recommended Stories

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