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Picking on the Vols

Tennessee ranks second nationally in a major passing category but the Vols aren't exactly trumpeting the achievement.

Jonathan Crompton has thrown seven interceptions through the first three games. Only SMU sophomore Bo Levi Mitchell (8) has thrown more, and he has an excuse. Mitchell has uncorked 149 passes - an average of 50 per game - whereas Crompton has attempted 73 - an average of just 24 per game. Basically, SMU makes Texas Tech look like a ground-hugging offense. Mitchell completed 40 of 57 passes for... Recommended Stories

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