GREENEVILLE - There will be many new faces on the field when the Tusculum Pioneers play their first game of 2011.
Head coach Frankie DeBusk loaded up on 16 defensive backs, 12 receivers, 11 defensive linemen, nine offensive linemen, eight linebackers, two kickers, two quarterbacks, two running backs and one tight end in this year's recruiting class.
Among them are Austin East wide receiver Travius Blair, Seymour quarterback/linebacker Dustin Fain, Carter offensive lineman Daniel Nicely, Anderson County offensive lineman Charlie Phillips and West High School defensive end Brad Reid.
Tusculum went 6-5 in 2010. The Pioneers start 2011 at home on Sept. 3 against West Georgia.