Vols' receivers will battle 'nerves' and inexperience in Saturday's debut

University of Tennessee wide receivers Brett Parisi and Devrin Young, right, during pre-training camp at Haslam Field, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)

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University of Tennessee wide receivers Brett Parisi and Devrin Young, right, during pre-training camp at Haslam Field, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)

At the very moment Tennessee’s receiving corps looks like it has finally figured things out, when it appears there finally might be some reason for optimism, there comes a stark reminder that many of them have never played in a college football game.

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Knox_Born (Inactive) writes:

"Their debut comes Saturday when the Vols play Austin Peay at Neyland Stadium (TV: Pay-per-view, 6 p.m.) "

I thought the game was Friday evening. Am I wrong?

MooseandSquirrelVol writes:

in response to Knox_Born:

"Their debut comes Saturday when the Vols play Austin Peay at Neyland Stadium (TV: Pay-per-view, 6 p.m.) "

I thought the game was Friday evening. Am I wrong?

yes

h8FLORIDA writes:

in response to Knox_Born:

"Their debut comes Saturday when the Vols play Austin Peay at Neyland Stadium (TV: Pay-per-view, 6 p.m.) "

I thought the game was Friday evening. Am I wrong?

UT did open the season on Friday last year however

bUTch__please writes:

Devrin, Cody and Jacob will take over if the Freshmen don't get over the drops. Pig showed flashes last year, Marquez and Jason have All American height/speed but right now we need hands. Also need these cats to help Worley by going hard for the catch, take a little of the toss-up out of those soft floaters he lays out there.

johnlg00 writes:

It should be "WHOA factor", but otherwise another sound article. I have a feeling some of the receivers, especially the freshmen, will bring the "WOW factor" before the season is out.

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