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Two of Tennessee's top pass catchers grew up less than 90 minutes from Baton Rouge when Nick Saban was on fire at LSU.

Saban, now Alabama's coach, had just won a national championship. He had just won two SEC championships, including one over Tennessee in 2001. But that wasn't enough to convince tight end Chris Brown to attend the home-state school. Wide receiver Lucas Taylor was recruited by Saban but never offered. Taylor is from Carencro, La., a suburb of Lafayette. He was a star quarterback who rushed for... Recommended Stories

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