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New Tennessee starting kicker Derrick Brodus has been under the microscope this week, but the Vols will also be breaking in a new holder on Saturday.
Tyler Drummer, a junior from Powell, made his debut as a holder last week against Georgia State. He's comfortable working with Brodus, so he'll get another shot when the Vols (2-0) play Florida (2-0) Saturday at Neyland Stadium (TV: ESPN, 6 p.m.)
"Our kickers are confident with him. Our coaches are confident with him. We feel good about that," said special teams coach Charlie Coiner.
Coiner said the duties for a kicker don't change whether the opponent is Georgia State or Florida, although the kicks might have more importance.
"They're not going to move the goal post," Coiner said. "The football field is going to be the same ... You block out (the pressure). That's what kickers and snappers and holders do. It doesn't matter if it's the Green Bay Packers or if it's Pflugerville."
* Former Tennessee receiver Peerless Price is one of 14 SEC greats who will be honored in this year's SEC Legends Class before the SEC championship game at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 1.
The SEC announced representatives from East division teams Thursday and will reveal the seven legends from SEC West teams today.
Price caught 147 passes for 2,298 yards and 19 touchdowns for the Vols from 1995-1998. He was named MVP after helping lead Tennessee to a Fiesta Bowl victory over Florida State for the national championship to cap his senior year. He was also MVP of the 1998 SEC Championship Game against Mississippi State.
Price played nine seasons in the NFL after being selected in the second round of the 1999 NFL draft by the Buffalo Bills.
Georgia quarterback David Greene, Florida defensive back Steve Tannen, Kentucky running back Sonny Collins, Missouri defensive back Johnny Roland, South Carolina safety Ko Simpson and Vanderbilt linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer will also be honored.
* Students and volunteers with the Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee and the University of Tennessee Ministers Council will be collecting donations as part of the Tim Kerin Memorial Towel Drive Saturday.
Fans will receive a UT "power towel" for a suggested $5 donation.
The orange-and-white towels will be sold outside every gate at Neyland Stadium beginning two hours before kickoff. Proceeds benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank.
Kerin, who died suddenly from an aortic aneurysm in 1992, was the longtime head athletic trainer at UT. He was posthumously inducted into the National Athletic Trainers Association Hall of Fame in 1993.
Evan Woodbery covers Tennessee football. Follow him at www.Twitter.com/TennesseeBeat.