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Report: Vols' Howard to miss preseason

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KNOXVILLE (WRCB) -- Any chance Alton "Pig" Howard making an immediate impact in his from the start of his freshman year at Tennessee took a serious hit this week.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel reports the highly-touted wideout had surgery on his left foot Friday and will miss all of preseason camp.

UT director of athletics communication Jimmy Stanton told the News-Sentinel that Howard should be able to join the team early in the regular season, but didn't have specific information on the surgery or the injury.

Howard, a four-star recruit from Orlando, Fla., reportedly impressed teammates during voluntary summer workouts with his speed and agility.

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