Vols' Devrin Young, a former Bearden star, out 4-6 weeks; coaches mull replacement options

Young out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

Tennessee wide receiver Devrin Young (19) runs the ball against Austin Peay at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Tennessee wide receiver Devrin Young (19) runs the ball against Austin Peay at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Knoxville, Tenn. (ADAM LAU/NEWS SENTINEL)

On Wednesday afternoon, while Tennessee receiver and return man Devrin Young was getting his injured hand examined by the medical staff, four candidates were on the practice fields vying to take his place.

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johnlg00 writes:

"Next man up" indeed! Hope somebody seizes this role and, er, runs with it. And by all means, secure the ball FIRST!

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