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Lane Kiffin: Vols' summer injuries just bad luck

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin said he's talked to the Volunteers' strength and conditioning staff to make sure players aren't overworking themselves during voluntary summer workouts.

The Vols' offense has taken a bit hit from injuries this summer - all of which Kiffin says have been just 'unfortunate luck.'

Senior wide receiver Austin Rogers and freshman running back Toney Williams will miss the entire 2009 season because of torn knee ligaments.

Junior wide receiver Denarius Moore will miss a few games recovering from foot surgery and junior wide receiver Gerald Jones will be limited at best during fall practice with a sore wrist.

Kiffin says one benefit is younger players will have a chance to get more reps during fall camp, which begins Aug. 4.

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