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He grew up dreaming of quarterbacking the Tennessee Vols before huge crowds at Neyland Stadium. He'll do so for the final time Saturday night against Vanderbilt.

The dream didn't go quite the way Jonathan Crompton envisioned it but he can still achieve a fairytale finish with strong showings in the home finale against Vanderbilt this weekend and in the regular-season finale at Kentucky next weekend. Touted as one of America's premier quarterback prospects as a senior at Tuscola High in Waynesville, N.C., Crompton spent 2005 recovering from shoulder...

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