Theand North Carolina State Wolfpack will get their respective seasons underway on Friday night at the Georgia Dome as part of the Chick-Fil-A kickoff.
Tennessee comes into the contest with a solid passing game.leads this squad into battle knowing that a large majority of its offensive prowess rests on his arm. The rushing attack is expected to be a work in progress that will get better with experience.
On defense, the Vols are switching from a 4-3 to 3-4 defense. After some nice recuriting, head coach Derek Dooley has the defensive personnel that can potentially be stout up front.
The Wolfpack also depend heavily on their quarterback, who might make a name for himself nationally in 2012. Glennon can throw the ball as well as anybody in the ACC, and should provide Tennessee with a very stiff test.
is the player to watch on NC State's defense. Last year, the cornerback picked off 13 passes, tops in the country.
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