Thursday Practice Report

KNOXVILLE - Tennessee worked out for the final time in Knoxville on Thursday before heading down to Atlanta for this weekend's SEC Championship Game. The Vols received some positive word on the injury front, too.

"We got some good news on some of the guys," Head Coach Phillip Fulmer said. "Roshaun Fellows, Cody Douglas, and Justin Harrell have all been ok'd to participate."

Fulmer also indicated there would be no suspensions handed down in connection with a bar brawl involving Daniel Brooks and other football players earlier in the week.

However, one player of note will not make the trip.

"I don't think Brent Schaeffer will participate," Fulmer said. "He's not 100-percent. He hasn't practiced in a month anyway. I don't know how much of a factor he would have been."

In the secondary, Fulmer likes the progress Jonathan Wade is making.

"Jon's had a good week of practice, probably his best week," Fulmer said. "Jon was ill today and not able to participate. I expect him to be ready to go."

Fulmer also named Corey Campbell as the team‚s starter at strong safety.

Finally, on the offensive line, Fulmer discussed Albert Toeaina.

"Albert is a work in progress," Fulmer said. "He's a physically gifted person. He's been very willing to take coaching. Personally, I've tried to coach him very hard. It's the fine-tuning that makes you a good player or a great player. He has gotten a lot better if you watch him from earlier in the year. It's like night and day. With more time he's just going to be outstanding."


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