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Kadri Returns to Vanderbilt team
"Just talking to my teammates and family helped me realize I'd made a mistake and that I wanted to be back with this team," Kadri said after the practice. "I was just going through some personal things, a multitude of things really. It feels good to know they're still willing to welcome me back. I more dedicated to this team than ever before."
Kadri asked Johnson if he could return to the team during a meeting Friday.
"I think a lot of his teammates went to Theron and had a good talk with him. I think Theron knows the best place for him is Vanderbilt. And we're glad to have him back," Johnson said.
Kadri's return adds depth at a position that was adversely impacted last week when 27-game starter Steven Stone went down with a foot fracture that is expected to keep him sidelined through September.
Kadri was a top reserve before Stone and fellow end Broderick Stewart for much of the 2008 season, earning a late-season start at Wake Forest for the injured Stewart. He contributed 19 total tackles last year, including a career-high five stops against Tennessee.
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