It was just one scrimmage, but Rajion Neal made the Vols forget about their rushing woes from last season.
The junior tailback exploded for 134 yards and a touchdown on just nine rushing attempts to lead a Tennessee offense that averaged 6.4 yards per carry in the team’s first scrimmage on Saturday at Science Hill High School.
Most impressive to head coach Derek Dooley, however, was the team’s attitude throughout the course of the day.
“It was a good scrimmage and I was pleased with the attitude, competitiveness, toughness and effort that the players played with,” Dooley said. “That was a good thing to see… It was one of our better scrimmages from that stand point. We got on the buses and there wasn’t a word being said and that was good. They were locked in and treating it like a game and I think that is a sign of maturity and a sign of how important it is to them.”... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.