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No hot air from Ayers

No hot air from Ayers

Most guys in team sports initially exhibit leadership by example, then learn to be more vocal. That process has been reversed for one Tennessee Vol.

Senior defensive end Robert Ayers was a little too vocal when he arrived on The Hill four years ago from Clio, S.C., so he's been learning to rein in his emotions ever since. "I've learned how to become a leader without yelling at people," Ayers said. "I've tried to lead by example. That's something I had to learn, and it took awhile for me to get it in my head: Not everybody has to yell to be a... Recommended Stories

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