The Roster by Numbers

Because I seemingly have nothing better to do, and I thought that this would be fun – at least for me but perhaps for you as well – here is a description of the Vols’ current roster (UTSports.com last week) of 113 players in the form of number categories.

Enjoy.

Number of players by home state
Tennessee (45)
Georgia (16)
Florida (7)
California (6)
Alabama, Louisiana, Virginia (5)
South Carolina (4)
Kentucky, Illinois, North Carolina (3)
Mississippi, New Jersey, Oklahoma (2)
Michigan, Nevada, Ohio (1)
Size ranges
Height range: 5’ 7” to 6’ 7”
Weight range: 166 to 336 lbs.
Number of players by class
20 Seniors
23 Juniors
23 Sophomores
47 Freshman
Number of players by experience
21 one-year lettermen
8 two-year lettermen
10 three-year lettermen
34 with only squad experience
31 out of high school
9 transfers (2 freshmen, 3 sophomores, 3 juniors, 1 seniors)
Number of players by position
20 defensive backs
8 defensive ends
8 defensive tackles
17 linebackers
7 quarterbacks
9 running backs/tailbacks/fullbacks
13 wide receivers
3 centers
14 offensive guards/tackles/linemen
6 tight ends
4 punters
3 placekickers
3 deep snappers
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5 responses to “The Roster by Numbers”

  1. Jan Evett says :

    47 freshmen, 31 right out of high school

    4 punters, 3 deep snappers

    Will that be enough (punters/snappers) ?

  2. tk says :

    BASED ON THE PAST COUPLE OF YEARS ON SPECIAL TEAMS YOU CAN NEVER GET ENOUGH PUNTERS, PLACEKICKERS AND DEEP SNAPPERS!!! LOL. WHAT STRUCK ME ODD THAT WE ONLY HAVE TWO MORE RUNNING BACKS THAN WE DO QUARTERBACKS.

  3. Jan Evett says :

    I was actually thinking with all those freshmen right out of high school that we may need a lot more punters/snappers. I think we are going to be doing a lot of 4th downs punts. Not so many first and tens. And I’m an optimist! Can’t imagine what the pessimists are thinking.

  4. Jan Evett says :

    “4th down punts” – you know what I mean!

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