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UT wide receiver Pig Howard faced the media for the first time since a much talked about fumble during the Vols overtime loss to Georgia.

You can't blame the guy for not wanted to chat with reporters after the game. In overtime, Pig was going in for the game-leading touchdown, he reached out past the pylon but fumbled, turning the ball over to UGA and eventually giving them the win.

Tuesday he spoke for the first time on what people have been telling him.

"Jayson Swain tweeted me. A couple of other people tweeted me, me and Dave Hart talked. A lot of people have saluted me on that play. It was clear I was trying to give all my effort and make that touchdown. I was getting all positive talk. It wasn't that negative," he said.