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Coker upgrades Vol run game

Coker upgrades Vol run game

For the first time since Game 6 at Georgia, Tennessee tailback LaMarcus Coker saw significant action Saturday at Arkansas. And, for the first time since Game 6 at Georgia, the Vols had a decent ground attack. That was no coincidence.

After getting just 11 carries in Games 1, 2 and 3, the fleet-footed Coker averaged 109 rushing yards in Games 4, 5 and 6. When he strained his knee in Game 7 against Alabama, however, Tennessee's run game went down the toilet. The Vols managed just 57 rushing yards vs. the Tide, 71 vs. South Carolina and 62 vs. LSU. Thanks to dedicated rehab work, LaMarcus Coker was able to return to action a...

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