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Tennessee QBs struggling in training camp

Tennessee QBs struggling in training camp

August 8th, 2014 2:50 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The only hint Tennessee coach Butch Jones has offered about the status of the Volunteers' quarterback competition is that he isn't satisfied with the performance of each contender.

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Tennessee's youth offers hope, tests patience

Tennessee's youth offers hope, tests patience

August 7th, 2014 4:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones Jones says the Vols can't use their youth "as a crutch, an excuse." He made his point by canceling the players' scheduled interviews Monday after a sluggish practice.

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Former UT football player Milner dies at 90

Former UT football player Milner dies at 90

August 7th, 2014 12:25 am by Associated Press

Orvis Milner, who played football for Tennessee during Robert Neyland's coaching tenure in the 1940s, has died. He was 90 years old.

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No Manziel? No Clowney? No problem says SEC

No Manziel? No Clowney? No problem says SEC

August 6th, 2014 8:00 am by JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer

The Southeastern Conference finally got knocked off the mountaintop. Now, Alabama and other aspiring national contenders are trying to begin the climb back in a league that suddenly has a fresh feel.

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Player interviews back after Vols practice better

Player interviews back after Vols practice better

August 5th, 2014 10:05 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee football players are talking to the media again after improving their practice effort. Coach Butch Jones said Tuesday that the Vols "attacked the day exceptionally well."

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Vols WR Blanc out for year with torn Achilles

Vols WR Blanc out for year with torn Achilles

August 5th, 2014 8:30 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee wide receiver Cody Blanc will miss the entire season after tearing an Achilles tendon on the opening day of training camp.

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Jones: Vols must earn right to speak to media

Jones: Vols must earn right to speak to media

August 4th, 2014 9:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee football coach Butch Jones isn't allowing his players to speak to the media until they improve their practice performance.

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DirecTV reaches deal to carry SEC Network

DirecTV reaches deal to carry SEC Network

August 4th, 2014 8:02 pm by Associated Press

DirecTV has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network when it launches. The announced agreement Monday means the network will be available in 87 million households when it goes on the air on Aug. 14.

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Vols expect to be 'splashier' this season

Vols expect to be 'splashier' this season

August 3rd, 2014 3:17 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's offense is better equipped to make the kind of splash it failed to produce last season when the Vols had only 11 plays from scrimmage that went at least 40 yards, down from 19 in 2012.

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Tennessee lacks experience on both sides of line

Tennessee lacks experience on both sides of line

August 1st, 2014 5:41 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The Volunteers begin preseason camp Friday night without any offensive or defensive linemen who started more than three games last season.

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