By Ron Clements.
QB Ryan Griffin Every NFL fan knows the top players in the NFL draft. After watching all-star games, bowl games, the NFL Combine, and every sports talking head show there is, those same fans also may know of players who boosted their draft stock from January through March.East Central Oklahoma defensive end Armonty Bryant is an example of a player who was unknown...
The wait is almost over for Tennessee linebacker Herman Lathers.
After missing the entire 2011 season with a fractured left ankle, Lathers returns to action Friday when Tennessee faces North Carolina State at the Georgia Dome in the opener for both teams. A strained quadriceps muscle has limited Lathers for much of the preseason, but he doesn't expect the injury to keep him...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2012
Storylines are hard to come back when training camp deep into the double digits. Tennessee linebacker Herman Lathers' is one worth reading up on. Check out this story before watching the HD video interview the fifth-year Volunteer did with InsideTennessee.
Senior linebacker Herman Lathers sees a ''night and day'' difference in how the Volunteers are adjusting to the new 3-4 scheme installed by Tennessee first-year defensive coordinator Sal Sunseri.
Lathers said players had trouble in the spring just lining up correctly, but a summer's worth of film study and visiting with position coaches has Sunseri pleased with...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2012
(Covering Dixie Like Mildew is the SWRT roundup of SEC news, with the occasional pesky Southern school from another conference.)
The SEC could decide today if annual cross-division rivalries such as Georgia-Auburn and Alabama-Tennessee will continue, or be shelved in the name of "progress." (The Birmingham News)
It's just a flesh wound.
There were times when junior linebacker Herman Lathers thought he'd never run through the 'T' or suit up in a Tennessee uniform again.
Nearly five months after fracturing his ankle during voluntary summer workouts, Tennessee linebacker Herman Lathers was finally able to practice with his team in a limited capacity. Lathers was in a non-contact jersey, and he’s by no means ready to play this weekend against Middle Tennessee — or perhaps for the remainder of the season, for…