Breaking down Tennessee’s starters versus Ball State

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Tennessee (1-0) kicked off its 2022 season Thursday against Ball State at Neyland Stadium under second-year head coach Josh Heupel.

The Vols defeated Ball State (0-1), 59-10.

Tennessee totaled 569 yards (351 passing, 218 rushing) against the Cardinals. Ball State totaled 343 yards (269 passing, 74 rushing) against the Vols.

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Below are Tennessee’s starting players in its season-opening game against Ball State.

Quarterback: Hendon Hooker

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Running back: Jabari Small

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Wide receiver: Cedric Tillman

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Wide receiver: Jalin Hyatt

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Wide receiver: Bru McCoy

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Offensive line: Gerald Mincey

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Offensive line: Jerome Carvin

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Offensive line: Cooper Mays

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Offensive line: Javontez Spraggins

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Offensive line: Darnell Wright

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Tight end: Princeton Fant

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Defensive back: Trevon Flowers

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Defensive back: Jaylen McCollough

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Defensive back: Warren Burrell

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Defensive back: Tamarion McDonald

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Defensive back: Christian Charles

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Defensive line: Byron Young

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Defensive line: Tyler Baron

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Defensive line: Omari Thomas

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Defensive line: Kurott Garland

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Linebacker: Aaron Beasley

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Linebacker: Jeremy Banks

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Story originally appeared on Vols Wire