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Deceptive depth chart

Deceptive depth chart

Throwing open the starting positions prompted Tennessee's football players to work diligently all spring. Keeping those jobs open should keep the Vols working diligently till fall.

And that, apparently, is precisely what the Big Orange coaching staff has in mind. The post-spring depth chart shows two or more players bracketed first-team at nine of the 22 positions. Moreover, the 13 positions which list a single first-teamer are far from settled. "Nothing's etched in stone yet," defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin said. "We're going to come back in the fall and still compete... Recommended Stories

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