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      Troy Fleming
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklin

High School:
Battle Ground Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
FB

Experience:
3L

PRINTABLE CAREER SUMMARY

Full name: Troy Majors Fleming ... Born: Oct. 1, 1980 ... Jersey number: 27.

CAREER - Games/Started: 49/26.

2003 -
Games/Started: 13/13 ... Experienced veteran fullback used his versatility to help the Vol offense in a variety of ways ... Tied for second on the team with 36 catches during the 2003 season ... Caught at least one pass in every game except for the Duke contest ... Had three receptions in the Marshall game, including a three-yard touchdown in the third quarter ... Caught two passes for 25 yards vs. South Carolina ... Had four catches for 28 yards and a touchdown during Tennessee's five-overtime victory at Alabama ... Exhibited spectacular football awareness and changed the momentum of the homecoming game vs. Duke when he alertly forced a fumble during a fourth-quarter Blue Devil punt return ... Had four catches vs. Miami, including a key third-quarter catch on third-and-11 that he turned into a 21-yard gain and a first down ... Against Mississippi State, recovered a blocked Bulldog punt on the MSU 1-yard line, setting up a Vol touchdown ... Had six receptions for 54 yards vs. Clemson in the 2004 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl ... Also a skilled tackler on special teams, recording eight kick-coverage tackles to tie for second on the team.


2002 - Games/Started: 12/12 ... Extremely versatile running back who was placed in variety of situations this season ... Best game of season came against Florida when he rushed for 42 yards and caught eight passes for 33 yards ... Lone touchdown of the season came on 16-yard run versus Rutgers which gave the Vols the lead ... Finished the game against the Scarlet Knights with 39 rushing yards ... Had no lost yardage runs during the season ... Primary role was a blocker but still was productive at running and catching the ball.

2001 - Games/Started: 11/0 ... Recorded a career-high 42 yards on eight carries in regular season game versus LSU ... Picked up valuable yardage against Notre Dame when he rushed three consecutive times for 13 yards to move the ball out from the shadow of the Vols' goal line to the 14 yard line ... Caught a career high three passes for 27 yards against Georgia ... Scored first collegiate touchdown on a 3-yard reception against Memphis ... Also caught a 2-yard pass for a touchdown against Florida ... Caught a 3-yard touchdown pass in SEC Championship Game versus LSU ... Finished the season with 10 catches for 39 yards ... Carried the ball 24 times for 102 yards for a 4.2 average.

2000 - Games/Started: 12/0...As reserve fullback he carried nine times for 35 yards and caught six passes for 71 yards...Played in Florida game when Will Bartholomew was forced to the sidelines with a head injury...Carried four times for 19 yards against Louisiana-Monroe...Hurt on kickoff in LSU game and saw no more action against the Tigers...Carried once for eight yards and caught pass for 10 in win over Alabama...In mainly fourth quarter action, he carried four times for 10 yards and caught two passes for 14 against Arkansas...His 28-yard reception in Kentucky game was part of a 74-yard drive for Vols' fourth TD ...

1999 - Redshirted ...

HIGH SCHOOL - A three-time first-team All-State and All-Region player who was twice named Division II Class A Mr. Football ... A two-way player at Battle Ground Academy as a running back and free safety ... Led team to three Division II Class A championships ... Finished as the No. 2 all-time national rushing leader with 9487 yards ... Set Tennessee high school rushing mark for a single season with 3008 yards and 37 touchdowns as a senior ... Teams compiled a three-year record of 34-6 ... Alco competed in basketball and track ... Coach at Battle Ground Academy: Peter Thurmond.

RUSHING STATISTICS
Class/Year
NO
YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
Fr. 2000
9
35
3.9
0
11-ULM
So. 2001
24
102
4.2
0
13-UM
Jr. 2002
34
162
4.8
1
18-Rut.
Sr. 2003
17
43
2.5
0
14-MSU.
TOTALS
84
342
4.1
1
18-Rut.
RECEIVING STATISTICS
Class/Year
NO
YDS
AVG
TD
LONG
Fr. 2000
6
71
11.8
0
28-UK
So. 2001
10
39
3.9
3
16-UG
Jr. 2002
21
120
5.7
0
26-UG
Sr. 2003
36
262
7.3
2
23-UA
TOTALS
73
492
6.7
5
28-UK

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