Feb. 12, 2013
KNOXVILLE - On Wednesday, the University of Tennessee football team will host the First Annual VOLympics draft at 10:15 a.m.
The draft will break up Team 117 into 10 squads, each headed by two captains, in a winner-take-all competition to span the spring football season.
Each team will receive, or lose, points based on multiple criteria including performance in the classroom, performance on the field, community service, and through team building events.
The competition will conclude with a `Night of Champions' where the team who accumulated the most points will be crowned champions.
Follow along with the live blog as the football team makes its draft selections.
|Team Power T||Team Checkerboard|
|Brian Randolph||Tiny Richardson|
|Jason Croom||A.J. Johnson|
|Team The Hill||Team Rocky Top|
|Justin Worley||Marlon Walls|
|Eric Gordon||Rajion Neal|
|Team Smokey||Team Neyland|
|Ja'Wuan James||Corey Miller|
|Channing Fugate||Nathan Peterman|
|Team Orange & White||Team The Rock|
|Curt Maggitt||Zach Fulton|
|Marlin Lane Jr.||Raiques Crump|
|Team Vol Navy||Team Vol Walk|
|Brent Brewer||Byron Moore|
|James Stone||Maurice Couch|
THE DRAFT Defensive Quality Control Assistant Terry Fair will host the draft
The order of the draft will be chosen at random and will be in the snake format where the final team to pick will make the first pick of the next round
The teams captains will have 1:30 in the first round to make their selections
In the subsequent rounds the teams will have just 45 seconds to choose
The draft will go until all members of the team have been chosen