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Missed spring drills because of personal circumstances

Vols Howard says "he'll return to the team in the fall."

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ELIZABETHTON, TN -      There was a "Pig" sighting at the Jason Witten football camp on Saturday in Elizabethton.
   Tennessee Vols wide receiver Alton "Pig" Howard has been missing in action since last season.
   This past spring the Vols opened practice without Howard on the field.
   Vols head coach Butch Jones said Howard was taking a leave of absence from the football team to deal with some personal circumstances. Howard told News Channel sports he'll back in the fall.

 Howard caught 44 passes for 388 yards and three touchdowns as a sophomore last season.  
   Howard led the Vols in receptions and touchdown catches.

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