2022 Tennessee football: Vols’ running backs preview

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Tennessee will kick off fall training camp Aug. 1 ahead of the 2022 season under second-year head coach Josh Heupel.

The Vols finished the 2021 season with a 7-6 record and an appearance in the TransPerfect Music City Bowl against Purdue.

Tennessee will kick off its 2022 season Sept. 1 against Ball State at Neyland Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. EDT and SEC Network will televise the season-opening matchup.

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Ahead of fall training camp, Vols Wire looks at Tennessee’s running backs on roster. Below are Tennessee’s running backs and their listed classification, height and weight for the 2022 season.

Hunter Barnes: Freshman, 6-foot, 190 pounds

Briarcrest’s Gunner Campbell breaks away from MUS’ Hunter Barnes during their game at Briarcrest Christian on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. © Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal, Memphis Commercial Appeal via Imagn Content Services, LLC

Dylan Sampson: Freshman, 5-foot-11, 190 pounds

Dutchtown’s Dylan Sampson races 75 yards for a score in the Griffins’ 38-7 victory over Evangel Christian. © Kyle Riviere Syndication: Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Jabari Small: Junior, 5-foot-11, 213 pounds

Jabari Small. Photo by Dan Harralson, Vols Wire

Len'Neth Whitehead: Redshirt sophomore, 6-foot-2, 220 pounds

Len’Neth Whitehead. Photo by Dan Harralson, Vols Wire

Patrick Wilk: Redshirt freshman, 5-foot-11, 200 pounds

MBA’s Patrick Wilk (41) runs in a touchdown past Brentwood Academy’s Casen Calmus (24) during the second half at Brentwood Academy in Brentwood, Tenn., Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Syndication: The Tennessean

Justin Williams-Thomas: Freshman, 6-foot, 210 pounds

Justin Williams-Thomas. Photo by Dan Harralson, Vols Wire

Jaylen Wright: Sophomore, 5-foot-11, 200 pounds

Jaylen Wright. Photo by Dan Harralson, Vols Wire



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