Vols Jersey Countdown #47

July 15, 2012

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Dustin Colquitt
Punter (2002-04)

Continuing a family tradition of punting for the Vols, Dustin Colquitt became the third member of his family to do so. Colquitt earned an All-America selection in 2003 and was a Ray Guy Award finalist for the second consecutive year. He twice earned SEC Special Teams Player of the Week accolades. Colquitt's 45.9-yard average ranked first in the SEC and fourth nationally, partly due to booming 18 punts for 50 yards or more. Accuracy was another trait, as Colquitt strategically placed 19 punts inside opponents' 20-yard line, nine of which were inside the 10 and five inside the 5. He currently punts for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Britton Colquitt
Punter (2005-08)

Britton Colquitt followed his brother Dustin to become the fourth punting Colquitt in UT history. Britton was the Vols starting punter for four years and earned first-team All-SEC honors in 2006 while being a second-team pick in 2007. Colquitt was a Freshman All-American in 2005. His career punting average with UT was 42.569, just thousandths ahead of brother Dustin (42.566), to rank second all-time behind their uncle Jimmy (43.9). Britton has punted for the Denver Broncos since 2009.

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Edward Cifers - 1937,38,39,40
Pat Lenahan - 1941,42
Don Webber - 1945
Claude Hill - 1946,47,48
Dick Ernsberger - 1949,50,51
Ted Schwanger - 1953
Bobby Gordon - 1955,56,57
Ronnie Mangle - 1966
Bobby Patterson - 1967,68,69
Dave Somerville - 1972,73
Jim Markert - 1974
David French - 1974
Russ Williams - 1975,76,77
Lemont Holt Jeffers - 1979,80,81
Bob Moorhead - 1982,83
Greg Amsler - 1987,88,89,90
Bill Dilemme - 1991
Tim Frost - 1992
Tyrone Hines - 1993,94,95,96
Matt Blankenship - 1998,99
Kurston Biggers - 1998,99,00
Steve Muggleston - 2003
Dustin Colquitt - 2002,03,04
Britton Colquitt - 2005,06,07,08
Jerod Askew - 2009,10
Chip Rhome - 2010
John Propst - 2011

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Tennessee will open the 2012 campaign at the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game against North Carolina State at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 31. To purchase tickets, visit UTTix.com or call the Tennessee ticket office at 1-800-332-VOLS.





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