Vol Seniors Draft Orange & White Teams

Tennessee’s seniors turned the Neyland-Thompson Sports Center into their own version of a “War Room” on Wednesday night, selecting the teams for Saturday’s Dish Network Orange and White Game.

“The seniors were very well-prepared for their first draft,” head coach Derek Dooley said of the one-hour session. “They had detailed scouting reports on every member of the team and created some calculated mismatches in their picks.

“Like the NFL Draft, it will be interesting to see if some of the higher picks perform to their value.”

Selection order wasn’t revealed, but both sides were pleased with the outcome in anticipation of Saturday’s 2 p.m. kickoff from Neyland Stadium.

Wide receiver Gerald Jones joins tight end Luke Stocker, tailback David Oku and linebacker LaMarcus Thompson on the Orange roster, which will be quarterbacked by Matt Simms. The White team features wide receiver

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