Rogan back in the lineup against Auburn

After a one game administrative suspension Dennis Rogan will return to battle for the orange and white. Dennis Rogan will again be back in the starting lineup for the Tennessee Volunteers when the Auburn Tigers come to Neyland Stadium. Go "Inside" to get the latest on Rogan and what he had to say about missing last Saturday's game.

After a one game administrative suspension Dennis Rogan will return to battle for the orange and white.

Dennis Rogan will again be back in the starting lineup for the Tennessee Volunteers when the Auburn Tigers come to Neyland Stadium.

"He is back with us, its good to have him back. He is one of the best players on our team. He was obviously missed during the game," said Lane Kiffin after Monday's practice.

Rogan's absence was felt in the Tennessee secondary in week three when Ohio's passing offense was able to collect over 300 yards through the air.

"I did something, I shouldn't have," said Rogan after Wednesday practice. "It hit me hard cause I wasn't able to be out there and help my teammates."

Kiffin said that replacing Rogan was like replacing two players last Saturday. Rogan has seen time at both safety and corner this year enabling Tennessee to be more versatile with Eric Berry in certain packages.

"He needs to do things right off the field so he can produce for us on the field," said Kiffin.

Rogan has played in 28 games as a Volunteer, including starting all twelve games during the 2008 season.

Rogan will be crucial for the Volunteers in controlling a very talented Auburn quarterback, Chris Todd, who is one of the nations leading passers.

"Last year he struggled a little bit, but this year he is definitely doing a lot better," said Rogan of Todd's play.

The Tennessee defense needs to be sharp in week four, especially considering the Auburn offense is averaging over 45 points per contest.


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