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We interrupt this gloom to bring you the following announcement: Tennessee's Game 1 loss at UCLA – awful as it was – featured some bright spots.

Foremost among them was the play of Ellix Wilson, who faced the imposing challenge this fall of filling the middle linebacker post previously held by Jerod Mayo. All Mayo did was lead the Southeastern Conference in tackles last fall, then distinguish himself further as the 10th pick in the entire NFL Draft. Replacing one of the finest players in Tennessee's recent history is a daunting task but...

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