Tennessee head coach Phillip Fulmer pulled an inspirational figure from the Vols recent past straight to the forefront Thursday by naming Inquoris "Inky" Johnson one of six team captains for Saturday's game against South Carolina.
October 25, 2007
When Tennessee football players engage in voluntary summer workouts, a familiar face is among the group of defensive backs. Inky Johnson, wearing a shoulder brace, backpedals with Jonathan Hefney and Jarod Parrish. He runs sprints with Marsalous Johnson and Antonio Gaines.
Tennessee junior defensive back Inquoris Johnson underwent surgery Thursday at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. UT head athletics trainer Jason McVeigh reported that Johnson was doing well after the lengthy procedure and is recovering.
December 21, 2006
Tennessee was supposed to have two of the finest starting cornerbacks in the Southeastern Conference this season. Fast, feisty and experienced, they hoped to make the Vol pass defense virtually impregnable.
November 26, 2006
There's finally some news concerning Inquoris Johnson, the junior cornerback whose season-ending injury in the University of Tennessee's Sept. 9 football game with Air Force has been shrouded in secrecy.
October 20, 2006
Seventh-ranked Florida will invade Neyland Stadium Saturday night looking to drown Tennessee's early-season optimism, but the Gators just might find themselves swept under by a wave of raw emotion instead.
September 12, 2006
Saturday night's narrow defeat of Air Force was a case of adding injury to insult for Tennessee's defense. In addition to surrendering 281 rushing yards, 22 first downs and 30 points to a service academy, the Vol stop unit lost two key starters to season-ending injuries.
September 10, 2006
Signed after <!--Default For Tennessee is to ignore-->Tennessee missed out on many more heralded cornerback
prospects, Inquoris ''Inky'' Johnson was considered a B-list player when
signed with the Vols last November. If so, he moved onto the A-list with
performance in Saturday's first preseason scrimmage.
August 16, 2004