WATCH: Kennedy, Gray, To’o To’o preview Vols trip to South Carolina

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    Tennessee senior center Brandon Kennedy, sophomore linebacker Henry To’o To’o and sophomore running back Eric Gray met with the media on Tuesday afternoon to preview Saturday’s season-opening game against South Carolina.

    Kennedy discussed his excitement level for Saturday’s matchup with the Gamecocks, where the offensive line is at from a communication standpoint, what he’s seen from Tennessee’s quarterbacks, and if he’s thought about taking advantage of the free year of eligibility the NCAA has granted.

    Here’s everything Kennedy had to say:

    To’o To’o discussed why he’s confident Tennessee won’t jump out to a slow start, his role replacing Daniel Bituli, how tight the inside linebacker room is, what he’s seen from freshmen outside linebackers and Jeremy Pruitt being disappointed in the defense’s lack of physicality.

    Here’s everything To’o To’o had to say:

    Gray discussed the potential of he and Ty Chandler being in the backfield at the same time, Tennessee’s freshman running back, running behind the Vols’ offensive line and how much he has improved from this time last year.

    Here’s everything Gray had to say:

    Ben McKee
    Ben McKee is a graduate from the University of Tennessee and has a degree in Journalism and Electronic Media. He grew up an Army brat and lived in Alabama for a bit, but he bleeds orange. He covers Tennessee football, basketball, baseball, and the Lady Vols for RTI, and he's also a co-host on the RTI Live Show and RTI Podcast. You can also hear Ben on the morning sports radio show "The Swain Event." He's the producer and co-host along with former Vol wide receiver Jayson Swain.