August 2, 2012
Tiny ready to step up big
Offensive line is typically not a glamour position on a football field. Not even close really. Despite that sentiment though, sophomore Antonio 'Tiny' Richardson's impending move into the starting line-up is one of the more anticipated personnel developments of fall camp.
Richardson was one of the most coveted prospects in Tennessee's 2011 signing class as the top recruit in the state as a senior at Ensworth High School in Nashville.
Shoulder surgery in the summer before his freshman year limited him early on though and he spent a good chunk of his first season just trying to find his way and get acclimated to college football.
He still hasn't started a game yet, and has only played sparingly outside of special teams, but that hasn't stopped some observers from citing him as one of the biggest reasons they expect Tennessee' to be much improved along the offensive front.
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