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Meteoric rise

Meteoric rise

Six months ago he was a fourth-string tight end. Saturday he could be the starting right tackle in Tennessee's season opener vs. Western Kentucky.

Clearly, Aaron Douglas' career as a Vol football player is on the fast track. Though rated a four-star tight end recruit as a senior at Maryville High School in 2007, Douglas was listed as a 6-6, 260-pound offensive line/tight end prospect when he signed with Tennessee in February of 2008. Vol coaches apparently envisioned him moving to tackle even before they got him enrolled. If so, Lane Kiffin... Recommended Stories

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