The Vols wide receiver group has been a solid surprise for coach Kodi Burns this fall, as they prepare for their first scrimmage on Thursday. Tennessee has found themselves in a nice position, where they can really on some veterans, while also giving younger players the opportunity to contribute. Going out and getting JaVonta Payton has turned into a good decision for this staff as well.
We will now see how these speedy receivers react in a live game scenario, as they are scheduled to scrimmage on Thursday. But listening to Burns, you can tell how it was a good surprise for him when he started to see a few guys flash on the field.
Tennessee running back Jaylen Wright met with the media to discuss the ongoing camp, while also breaking down his game and talking about his decision to play for the Vols.
Vols WR Walker Merrill met with the media as well on Wednesday, as he discussed his decision to play for Josh Heupel, how he sees his game in this offense and his work to get back to full health for fall camp.
Tennessee will hold their first scrimmage of fall camp on Thursday, as the separation begins.