December 18, 2006

The Bartholomew tradition will continue

Junior linebacker/tight end/punter Ben Bartholomew could not wait thirty minutes after getting an offer from Tennessee to become a Vol on Sunday afternoon as the 6-foot-3, 225 pound athlete will continue the family tradition of wearing the orange and white.

"I was up there Sunday and they offered me a scholarship," Bartholomew said. "I held out. I waited fifteen minutes before committing to them."

Bartholomew, whose grandfather Sam, and brother Will were both four year lettermen and captains at Tennessee, said he just could not see himself anywhere else.

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