May 8, 2007

Martin prepping for Knoxville

Cincinnati, Ohio defensive end Ben Martin stunned many in the state of Ohio when he chose to buck the Buckeyes and sign with Tennessee. Now three months after signing day, it's was a decision that he couldn't be happier with.

"I'm pumped about getting down to Knoxville," Martin said.

"I've been working out a lot so I can get stronger, I don't have to get bigger just stronger so when I get there I'll be in good shape so I can hopefully get on the field."

Getting on the field isn't that far fetched with defensive end being one of Tennessee's thinnest positions. So what have the coaches been stressing to Martin since he signed?

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