Tennessee defensive coordinator Sal Sunseri looks on from the sideline at Columbia, S.C. Adam Brimer/News Sentinel
KNOXVILLE, TN (News Sentinel) -- One fact you might know: Sal Sunseri was a consensus All-American and team captain at the University Pittsburgh during one of the program's most successful eras from 1978-1981.
Something you might not know: Sunseri started as a walk-on and many doubted that he could play Division I football.
Tennessee's first-year defensive coordinator had rarely discussed his playing career until Wednesday, when he brought it up without prompting.
Sunseri has been under fire for a Tennessee defense that is ranked 112th of 120 teams nationally, allowed 721 yards of total offense last week to Troy and seems to get worse as the season goes on.
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