Witten to be profiled on JP Sports

Tennessee tight end Jason Witten will be profiled during the Jefferson-Pilot Sports telecast of Saturday's Vol-Vanderbilt football game.

Witten, a junior from Elizabethton, spends much of his spare time speaking to area hospital patients, camp members, schools and youth groups. He has visited with children at the East Tennessee Children's Hospital, Nashville and Knoxville YMCA Camps, Gibbs Elementary School, Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Knoxville, and has spoken at the Elizabethton Christian Youth Crusade and Salem Baptist Church.

An Education/Sport Management major, Witten is leading the Vols in receiving with 31 catches for 414 yards and five touchdowns. His career stats include 60 catches for 718 yards and seven touchdowns.

The SEC sponsors Good Works Teams for football, men's and women's basketball and men's and women's Olympic Sports. JP Sports highlights one member of the football SEC Good Works Team during each of its weekly football telecasts.


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