Defensive back Prentiss Waggner will wear No. 23, the same number worn by former Vol Dwayne Goodrich, an All-SEC cornerback.
Tailback Tauren Poole will wear No. 28, the number worn by the legendary Gene McEver, an All-America tailback.
Junior college linebacker Gerald Williams will wear No. 57, the same number worn by Hall of Fame linebacker Steve Kiner, All-America linebacker Jamie Rotella and All-SEC defensive end Ron McCartney.
Offensive lineman Carson Anderson will wear No. 60, the number previously donned by All-America tackle Bill Pearman.
Offensive lineman Dallas Thomas will wear No. 71, the same number once worn by All-America defensive lineman Darris McCord.
Offensive lineman Preston Bailey will wear No. 73, a number worn previously by two All-SEC offensive linemen – Lee North and Will Ofenheusle.
Wide receiver Rod Wilks will wear No. 83, a number previously associated with All-SEC tight end Mark Adams.
Tight end Aaron Douglas will wear No. 89, a number previously belonging to glue-fingered wide receiver Larry Seivers.