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It took him 12 months but one Tennessee football player finally has made the transition from 'backer to sacker.

The reference, of course, is to linebacker-turned-defensive end Gerald Williams. The 6-4, 248-pounder from Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., was virtually unblockable in Saturday's preseason scrimmage, storming into the backfield to record two sacks and four hurries. The obvious question: What has enabled him to become such a pass-rushing fiend? "Long arms and speed," he replied, smiling. Williams also...

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