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Rags-to-riches saga

Rags-to-riches saga

University of Tennessee football fans who were around when the Southeastern Conference had 10 teams and head coaches made LESS money than the President of the United States probably remember Chris White.

After four years as a little-used reserve, White sprang from anonymity to become perhaps the greatest rags-to-riches story in Vol history. The rangy fifth-year senior made a huge splash in 1985, leading the entire NCAA with nine interceptions. Since that was 22 years ago, some people have forgotten about White. Not Tennessee head coach Phillip Fulmer, however. He was reminded of White while... Recommended Stories

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