Byron Moore now ‘settled’ as one UT safety

Tennessee defensive backs Byron Moore, left, and Art Evans, right, collide during a drill prior to a scrimmage at Neyland Stadium Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011.  The Vols will play the Montana Grizzlies Sept. 3 in Knoxville for their season opener.  (ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Tennessee defensive backs Byron Moore, left, and Art Evans, right, collide during a drill prior to a scrimmage at Neyland Stadium Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011. The Vols will play the Montana Grizzlies Sept. 3 in Knoxville for their season opener. (ADAM BRIMER/NEWS SENTINEL)

Byron Moore on settling in as safety and learning new defense

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee safety Byron Moore missed Tuesday’s practice after spraining an ankle in the scrimmage last weekend.

It was only a minor hiccup in what’s been a successful spring.

“It was hard — I’ve been having a pretty solid spring,” the junior said after Thursday morning’s practice at Neyland Stadium. “Having to sit out hurt a little bit, but I got some good rehab in between to get it right.

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TitanandVolfan4life writes:

Brewer and Moore at the 2 S positions could be a deadly combo.

There's still all Summer and Fall to see who will be the real starters but those 2 won't be easy to knock out of starting positions.

I think having 2 DB coaches is really going to help and we'll see alot better play in the D backfield this season.

VFL...GBO!!!

VolGrad writes:

And don't forget Brian Randolph. Had picks in each of the two scrimmages thus far.

RashaadSalabeb writes:

Moore is always around the ball. He's going to be a good one. I hope we get up on the receivers this year and get several picks.

Rocky Top Forever!

VolGrad writes:

Randolph already with a couple big plays in the O&W game. No picks from him yet.

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