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Vols win battle for WR Richardson

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin accused
Florida coach Urban Meyer of violating recruiting rules in pursuing
wide receiver prospect Nu'Keese Richardson.

WVLT-TV reported that Kiffin told a group of fans at a signing
day breakfast celebration Thursday morning that Meyer phoned
Richardson while the recruit was making his official visit to
Tennessee recently.

"I'm gonna turn Florida in right here in front of you," Kiffin said, according to WVLT-TV. "While Nu'Keese was on campus, his phone kept ringing. One of the coaches says, 'who's that?' And he said, Urban Meyer."

Richardson, a Pahokee, Fla, native, signed with the Volunteers
on Tuesday, despite having indicated he would sign with the Gators.

Kiffin told the crowd, "I love the fact that Urban had to cheat
and still didn't get him."

Tennessee spokeswoman Tiffany Carpenter told The Associated
Press the school would not file an official complaint to the NCAA.

A Florida team spokesman did not immediately return a call
seeking comment.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.