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Vols search for right mix on young O-line

Vols search for right mix on young O-line

August 18th, 2014 7:05 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee freshman Jashon Robertson's improbable rise to a potential starting role underscores the Volunteers' precarious situation on the offensive line.

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40,000 fans show up for UT's open practice

40,000 fans show up for UT's open practice

August 17th, 2014 1:27 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's newcomers are hoping the open practice Saturday gave them at least some idea of what it's like to perform in front of a big crowd at Neyland Stadium.

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Vols face former coach Pearl, Auburn on Jan. 31

Vols face former coach Pearl, Auburn on Jan. 31

August 15th, 2014 8:01 pm by Associated Press

Former Tennessee men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl returns to Thompson-Boling Arena as an opponent Jan. 31 when the Volunteers host Auburn.

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Tennessee names Justin Worley Vols' starting QB

Tennessee names Justin Worley Vols' starting QB

August 14th, 2014 3:26 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Justin Worley was competing with sophomores Nathan Peterman and Joshua Dobbs. Vols coach Butch Jones said that "I believe Justin is playing the best football that he's played in a long time."

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Five things to watch about Tennessee

Five things to watch about Tennessee

August 12th, 2014 7:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee believes it's on the way to recapturing its former status as an perennial Southeastern Conference contender. There's no shortcuts in the SEC and the Volunteers still have far to go.

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Vols' Howard never doubted he'd return to team

Vols' Howard never doubted he'd return to team

August 11th, 2014 3:26 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Alton "Pig" Howard spoke to reporters Monday for the first time since rejoining the Volunteers. Howard, who led the team in receptions and touchdown catches last season, wasn't with the team during spring practice.

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Jones says Vols make progress in closed scrimmage

Jones says Vols make progress in closed scrimmage

August 10th, 2014 6:45 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's football team is figuring out the proper way to respond to its coach's criticism. "I thought we grew up a little bit," coach Butch Jones said Saturday after his team's first scrimmage. "I thought we matured a little bit."

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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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