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Tennessee roster update: Walk-ons come and go, plus new numbers

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — Tennessee has added several new walk-ons, including a Vol legacy from Bearden High School and a transfer receiver from Virginia.

Tennessee also deleted several players from the official roster and assigned numbers to others.

First, seven walk-ons who participated in spring practice are no longer on the roster:

* Linebacker Michael Cantwell, a fourth-year junior from Morristown.

* Cornerback David Priddy, a second-year player from Hendersonville.

* Receiver Jaye Rochelle, a second-year player from Norcross, Ga.

* Linebacker Nikolay Timoshchuk, a third-year player from Chattanooga. (Timoshchuk was added back to the roster on Saturday, so his deletion may have been in error).

* Long snapper Andrew Henry, a fourth-year junior from Gallatin.

* Punter Trevor Daniel, a second-year player from Dickson.

* Linebacker Gage Beeler, a second-year player from Knoxville.

* Senior running back Deanthonie Summerhill has been moved to the bottom of the roster and no long has a number. He could become a player-coach or a volunteer coach this year.

Here are the new walk-ons:

* Isaiah McDaniel, a defensive back from Knoxville’s Bearden High, and son of former Vol Terry McDaniel.

* No. 89 Adrian Gamble, a receiver who transferred from Virginia.

* No. 45 Jase Stubbs, a fullback from Covington, La.

* No. 35 Troy Waites, a punter from Hattiesburg, Miss.

* No. 30 Bryson Durden, a defensive back from McDonough, Ga.

Finally, here are the new numbers.

* Freshman Ethan Wolf has switched from No. 88 to No. 82.

* The 17 new enrollees have been assigned new numbers. You can check all those out here, on the master summer roster.

Tennessee football position preview: Vols will have more options at tight end in 2014

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The fifth in a series of position-by-position reviews of the Tennessee football team with an eye toward the start of spring practice in March.

Tight end Brendan Downs (KNS photo by Adam Brimer)

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — By the end of the season, Tennessee’s second-string tight end was a recently converted quarterback.

That former quarterback, walk-on Joe Stocstill, was one of the pleasant surprises of 2013. Even so, coaches have no desire to repeat the scenario in 2014.

Two highly regarded freshman tight ends will enroll next week, which should give offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian some more flexibility this spring.

Everyone on the current roster except for Joseph Ayres will be back in 2014. Ayres suffered a career-ending ACL injury early in the year. He could have been a valuable reserve if he had stayed healthy.

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With latest commitment, Vols continue to stock up on tight ends

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — Tennessee coach Butch Jones and his offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian made it clear from the moment they arrived here that they really like athletic, pass-catching tight ends.

And they didn’t think the Vols had enough on their roster.

Jones added two tight ends — Aaron Branisel and Woody Quinn — to last year’s class. He’s already got commitments from two more.

Both Ethan Wolf and Daniel Helm are from highly rated tight ends from the Midwest. 

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