Top Player to Wear Each Jersey Number

Discussion in 'Vols Football' started by kptvol, Jan 30, 2017.

  1. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    Seems like a fun exercise for the off season. Maybe do one a day.

    #1 Leonard Little or Jason Witten? Anyone else?
  2. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    Little wins, Witten was severely underutilized here
  3. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    #2 Hardesty, Burnett or Fred White?
  4. utvol0427

    utvol0427 Chieftain

    Is Hurd in the discussion for #1? Was on pace to be the all-time leading rusher in less than 3 seasons and that was playing in one of the worst offensive schemes imaginable.
  5. JT5

    JT5 Super Moderator

    Hurts that he didn't play for a memorable team in his time here. He's in the discussion with Witten, but Little on another level, imo, jmo, jmmfo.
  6. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    I think he should be.
  7. BigOrangeBeech

    BigOrangeBeech Poster of the Month, July 2014 and recruiting guy!

    Mhhh. All good players. I really liked Fred White.

    Hard to pick one
  8. utvol0427

    utvol0427 Chieftain

    I'd take him over Witten. Witten had less than 800 yards and less than 10 TDs during his career. Not exactly great numbers.
  9. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    His junior year he, statistically, was the best pass catching te in the sec though.

    It's a shame how wasted he was in years 1 and 2 here
  10. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    Either guy would be worthy of a spot on an All-time UT team, but I still probably give it to Little. That guy stood out with Al Wilson on the field with him. He's one of the most exciting defenders we've ever had. Maybe the most exciting.
  11. chavisut

    chavisut Dan Mullen Fan Club President

    That's crazy. If we're going best player I would still put him at two.

    Fred White for number 2.
  12. CardinalVol

    CardinalVol Uncultured, non-diverse mod

    Got to go Little for #1. He was one of those guys who could change a game by himself. Unstoppable off the edge.
  13. 615 Vol

    615 Vol Chieftain

    Hopefully, though doubtfully due to injury, Shy Tuttle will be in the conversation one day.
  14. TangoUniform

    TangoUniform Contributor

    #1 - Little
    #2 - Burnett
    #3 - Meachem
    #4 - F. Reveiz (sorry Jeff Hall)
    #5 - ... ehhhhh.... Kevin Simon?
    #6 - J. Streater
    #7 - C. Holloway
    #8 - A. Kelly is the only one that comes to mind
    #9 - T. Noel maybe
    #10 - T. Robinson or J. Becksvoort .... that's a tough call for me. Lot of #10s running around out there from the past
    #11 - J. Kent?
    #12 - M. Nash only one that comes to mind
    #13 - T. Fair
    #14 - E. Berry
    #15 - C. Pickens (honorable mention to Jim Bob Cooter)
    #16 - P. Manning

    ... sounds like a good place for me to stop at this point.
  15. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Put Custom Title Here

    #9 is mr. Derek Barnett
  16. TangoUniform

    TangoUniform Contributor

    jesus christ.... derp !!!
  17. Savage Orange

    Savage Orange Mr. Hot Take....

    I'd go Eric Lane for #5... I know 90% of you are saying who TF is Eric Lane?? but he was a great off field ambassador for the program and at least a serviceable RB in his time here. One of my favorite lesser known Vols.

    #4 has gotta be Craig Faulkner for me... Dude made some amazing grabs....
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2017
  18. TangoUniform

    TangoUniform Contributor

    I considered Faulkner for #4, but .... I mean... we're talking about faud reveiz, man.

    here's a possible challenge: reveiz #4 and becksvoort #10? or Faulkner #4 and Robinson #10
  19. GahLee

    GahLee Director of Conspiracy Theories, 8th Maxim

    Why the question mark next to Joey Kent? He's the obvious choice for #11.
  20. GahLee

    GahLee Director of Conspiracy Theories, 8th Maxim

    I liked Jonathon Wade, not sure he should get anything more than an honorable mention for #4 though. Probably go with Hall.

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