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Vols freshman WR Perry to miss entire season

August 31st, 2015 4:33 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee freshman wide receiver Vincent Perry was hurt during practice last week and had arthroscopic knee surgery on Friday.

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Phillips standing out in heralded UT freshman class

Phillips standing out in heralded UT freshman class

August 31st, 2015 5:00 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee defensive end Kyle Phillips is quite familiar with Nashville's Nissan Stadium, the site of the 25th-ranked Volunteers' season opener.

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Barnett, Maggitt give No. 25 Vols fierce pass-rushing tandem

Barnett, Maggitt give No. 25 Vols fierce pass-rushing tandem

August 29th, 2015 4:00 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Opposing quarterbacks could encounter double trouble when they face the Vols. Derek Barnett and Curt Maggitt make No. 25 UT the only Football Bowl Subdivision program to return two players who had at least 10 sacks last season.

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Charge against Titans' Hunter reduced to misdemeanor

Charge against Titans' Hunter reduced to misdemeanor

August 28th, 2015 7:40 pm by Associated Press

The felony charge against Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter has been reduced to a misdemeanor count of assault and battery.

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No. 25 Vols lose McNeil to injury, suspend Howard for 1 game

No. 25 Vols lose McNeil to injury, suspend Howard for 1 game

August 27th, 2015 2:10 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee safety LaDarrell McNeil is out indefinitely and receiver Alton "Pig" Howard has been suspended for the season opener, continuing a series of preseason hits to the Volunteers' depth.

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Former Virginia Tech football coach Coffey dies

Former Virginia Tech football coach Coffey dies

August 25th, 2015 6:31 pm by Associated Press

Charlie Coffey, the former Tennessee Vol who brought a potent passing attack to Virginia Tech during three seasons as the Hokies' coach in the early 1970s, has died at age 81.

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Injuries causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teams

Injuries causing problems for plenty of Top 25 teams

August 25th, 2015 2:55 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee has no time to celebrate its first Top 25 appearance in three years. The 25th-ranked Vols are too busy adjusting their depth chart after three of their players suffered likely season-ending injuries in training camp.

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Ex-Vol Williams' rape trial delayed until next month

Ex-Vol Williams' rape trial delayed until next month

August 24th, 2015 2:40 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Former Tennessee cornerback Michael Williams was scheduled go on trial Monday after being indicted on charges of aggravated rape along with former Vols linebacker A.J. Johnson.

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Vols lose DB Gauldon for season with broken foot

Vols lose DB Gauldon for season with broken foot

August 22nd, 2015 3:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee defensive back Rashaan Gaulden has a broken foot and will miss the upcoming season, Vols football coach Butch Jones announced Saturday.

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Ambitious long-term goal for Tennessee AD Hart

Ambitious long-term goal for Tennessee AD Hart

August 22nd, 2015 7:55 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Now that Tennessee has started making progress in its rebuilding process, athletic director Dave Hart believes a much bigger jump is around the corner. "We want all of our teams in the Top 25."

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UT hoops dealing with preseason issues at point guard

UT hoops dealing with preseason issues at point guard

August 21st, 2015 9:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee men's basketball coach Rick Barnes will try to solve the Vols' point guard issue ahead of his debut season in Knoxville.

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