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Tennessee is riding high after securing a star-studded recruiting class and seeing that class pay immediate dividends this spring, as running back Jalen Hurd and wide receiver Josh Malone showed they could make immediate impacts on Rocky Top.
Utah State wants to bring that momentum to a screeching halt.
Electric quarterback Chuckie Keeton, who was featured by my colleague Adam Kramer in early May, will return for the Aggies with a statement in mind. He and second-year head coach Matt Wells would like nothing more than to make a splash against the home-standing Vols on the SEC Network on the first Sunday of the season.
“This is a known name, and being able to play a program like Tennessee is a big deal,” Keeton told Kramer. “It’s also going to set the tone for our season. If we play well and get a win, it’s going to set a standard.”
Don't sleep on Utah State, Vols. It's a dangerous football team that is capable of springing the upset.