September 26, 2012

Vols get heavy for Dawgs

The most glaring member of Tennessee's sideline crew Saturday night in the Vols' win against Akron was 6-foot-7, 365-pound Daniel McCullers.

The junior college defensive tackle was a non-factor in Tennessee's 47-26 win, but McCullers and the Vols' base defensive players should be much bigger components when UT plays at fifth-ranked Georgia Saturday. Kickoff on CBS is 3:30 p.m.

"I think like anything else this is more McCullers' game," said Vols defensive coordinator Sal Sunseri. "Last week McCullers wasn't in the picture much because it was all spread, throwing it out there and dinking and dunking you. Now they're going to get in what we call '21' personnel and they're going to see if we can stop their run. So we'll see what happens."

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