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Vols seek change of fortune against Gators

Vols seek change of fortune against Gators

September 17th, 2013 4:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley says he sometimes sings along to “Rocky Top” while hearing it over and over again whenever the Gators face Tennessee. Lately, that’s about the only way Tennessee has been able to bother Florida.

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Jones opening up Vols' QB competition

Jones opening up Vols' QB competition

September 16th, 2013 2:30 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Junior Justin Worley has started each of Tennessee's first three games and is atop the depth chart for Saturday's game at No. 19 Florida, but coach Butch Jones said Monday that he would start whichever QB performs the best in practice.

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Tennessee will face different kind of challenge at Florida

Tennessee will face different kind of challenge at Florida

September 16th, 2013 9:34 am by Evan Woodbery, Knoxville News Sentinel

Seven days after being trounced by No. 2 Oregon at one of the nation’s toughest venues, the Vols will travel to Florida, where a completely different type of team, but an equally tough venue awaits.

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Vols get 'wakeup call' from Ducks

Vols get 'wakeup call' from Ducks

September 15th, 2013 12:48 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee still has a long way to go before it can end its recent history of frustration against ranked opponents. After easy victories over Austin Peay and Western Kentucky, No. 2 Oregon handed the Volunteers a cold slap of reality Saturday.

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Mariota, No. 2 Ducks overwhelm Vols

Mariota, No. 2 Ducks overwhelm Vols

September 14th, 2013 7:02 pm by ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer

Marcus Mariota threw for a career-high 456 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Oregon handed Tennessee its first loss of the season, 59-14 on Saturday.

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UT vs. Oregon: Two first-year coaches, two different goals

UT vs. Oregon: Two first-year coaches, two different goals

September 14th, 2013 5:00 am by ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer

In his first year as head coach at Tennessee, Butch Jones wants to rebuild the Volunteers. In his first year as head coach at Oregon, Mark Helfrich wants the Ducks to stay the course.

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Vols' Couch sends apology on Twitter account

Vols' Couch sends apology on Twitter account

September 13th, 2013 12:41 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee defensive lineman Maurice Couch has apologized after being ruled ineligible for Saturday's game with No. 2 Oregon.

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Vols coach: Couch ineligible against No. 2 Oregon

Vols coach: Couch ineligible against No. 2 Oregon

September 12th, 2013 11:14 pm by Associated Press

Butch Jones told the Associated Press via text message that it was Tennessee’s compliance department that ruled the 6-foot-2, 304-pound Mo Couch ineligible.

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Vols hope turnovers continue vs. No. 2 Oregon

Vols hope turnovers continue vs. No. 2 Oregon

September 12th, 2013 9:10 am by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee has nine takeaways to match Tulane for the most among Football Bowl Subdivision teams. This represents a clear change for a defense that produced only 17 turnovers last season.

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Yahoo: 5 SEC stars, including UT's Tyler Bray, received payouts during career

Yahoo: 5 SEC stars, including UT's Tyler Bray, received payouts during career

September 11th, 2013 8:13 pm by Associated Press

The Yahoo report Wednesday cited text messages and financial records of former Alabama defensive end Luther Davis and an unnamed NFL source who said Davis was a go-between for the players with NFL agents and financial advisers.

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