Arron Sears profile
Weight: 319 pounds
Highlights/Stats: Considered the foundation of the Volunteers offensive line, Sears played every position except center for Tennessee during his career (26 starts at left tackle, 6 at right tackle, 4 at right guard and 1 at left guard). As the starting left tackle last season, Sears won the Jacobs Award, given to the best blocker in the Southeastern Conference. He has exhibited great durability, missing only two games due to injury since his freshman year.
The Verdict: Sears continues the team's youth movement on the offensive line, joining 2006 high picks Davin Joseph and Jeremy Trueblood. He likely will compete for the starting left guard position this season (especially if Dan Buenning moves to center) and could play left tackle in an emergency if Luke Petitgout gets injured.
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