Tennessee Stat Book
NASHVILLE -- With all major college football programs now playing 12-game regular seasons, bowl games counting toward statistics and some teams playing 14 games, rushing for 1,000 yards may not mean as much to some.
It still means a lot to University of Tennessee junior Tauren Poole, who is 6 yards away from becoming the 16th 1,000-yard rusher in Volunteers history.
"Man, I'd love to get to 1,000 yards," Poole said after Monday's Music City Bowl practice. "Hopefully I can get it. It's just 6 yards. Hopefully I don't get any first-quarter injuries or nothing.
"I'm going for it on the first carry I get."
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