KNOXVILLE — New Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley doesn’t like moving players to different positions.
But he really likes winning, and Tuesday he announced several swaps with that in mind.
Young wide receivers Marsalis Teague and Ted Meline will start preseason camp today at defensive back in response to the Volunteers’ thin depth in the secondary.
They lost likely starting safety Darren Myles after he was arrested twice in the offseason, and Dooley confirmed Tuesday that junior college signee Dave Clark didn’t qualify academically. The coach also noted that two of the team’s four signees still in academic limbo were defensive backs Eddrick Loften and Marcques Dixon.
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