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Gerald Jones beats the odds

Gerald Jones beats the odds

When team doctors told him that a slow-healing wrist injury would sideline him for much of preseason camp, Tennessee's Gerald Jones sought a second opinion ... his own.

Knowing he projects to be the centerpiece of the Vols' 2009 attack, the 6-0, 199-pound junior receiver decided that the wrist injury would NOT cost him any practice time. Then he made sure his self-diagnosis proved accurate. In spite of a cast on his left wrist, Gerald Jones competed full-speed in Tuesday's opening workout at Haslam Field. He ran some good routes. He showcased some sharp cuts. He...

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