Breaking down Tennessee’s offensive depth chart versus Ball State

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Tennessee will kick off its 2022 season Thursday against Ball State at Neyland Stadium under second-year head coach Josh Heupel.

Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. EDT and SEC Network will televise the season-opening matchup.

Tennessee went 7-6 (4-4 SEC) in 2021 under Heupel.

Tennessee reached the postseason for the first time since 2019, losing 48-45 in overtime against Purdue in the TransPerfect Music City Bowl.

Tennessee’s 2022 regular season schedule also features home games against Akron, Florida, Alabama, UT Martin, Kentucky and Missouri.

The Vols have road contests at Pittsburgh in the second edition of the Johnny Majors Classic, LSU, Georgia, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.

Tennessee released its depth chart Monday for the Ball State game. Below is a breakdown of the Vols’ Week 1 offensive depth chart.

Quarterback 1: Hendon Hooker

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Quarterback 2: Joe Milton III

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Quarterback 3: Tayven Jackson

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Running back 1: Jabari Small

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Running back 2: Jaylen Wright

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Running back 3: Dylan Sampson or Justin Williams-Thomas

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Wide receiver X1: Cedric Tillman

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Wide receiver X2: Ramel Keyton or Jimmy Holiday

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Wide receiver Z1: Bru McCoy or Walker Merrill

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Wide receiver Y1: Jalin Hyatt

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Wide receiver Y2: Jimmy Calloway or Squirrel White

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Tight end 1: Princeton Fant or Jacob Warren

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Left tackle 1: Gerald Mincey or Jeremiah Crawford

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Left guard 1: Jerome Carvin

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Left guard 2: Ollie Lane

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Center 1: Cooper Mays

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Center 2: Parker Ball or Addison Nichols

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Right guard 1: Javontez Spraggins

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Right guard 2: Jackson Lampley

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Right tackle 1: Darnell Wright

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Right tackle 2: Dayne Davis

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Story originally appeared on Vols Wire