Heralded freshman tailback Bryce Brown missed Tennessee's Tuesday football practice with soreness in…
Oku is OK with competition
When he signed with the Vols on March 5, David Oku was Scout.com's ninth-rated tailback prospect in America and the most heralded member of UT's 2009 recruiting class. Eleven days later, however, the Big Orange landed Bryce Brown - the No. 1 tailback prospect in America AND the No. 1 overall prospect, regardless of position. Surprisingly enough, having to compete with his more celebrated classmate - for attention and carries - doesn't seem to bother Oku one bit. "There's things that Bryce does better than I do and there's things I do better than Bryce," Oku said this week. "If you don't like competition you really shouldn't be here playing football. That's the whole purpose. "Competition makes you get better as a player when you don't even know it." Brown (6-0, 215) and Oku (5-10, 184) are...
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