Tennessee is down to 4 running backs after the loss of Lyn-J Dixon before the season even started. On Tuesday, the Vols announced that Princeton Fant will be taking reps in practice as an emergency running back.

Fant has the build of a fullback, and could certainly be a reasonable pick should the need ever arise. Vols fans, you should really hope that need never arises.

Another idea could be Jeremy Banks if even Fant doesn’t work out. Banks was a running back before switching to linebacker following his freshman season.

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