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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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Rotations on defense will be harder for Tennessee against Oregon's up-tempo offense

Rotations on defense will be harder for Tennessee against Oregon's up-tempo offense

September 11th, 2013 7:45 am by Associated Press

In Tennessee’s first two games, the Vols usually had the flexibility to switch between nickel packages and their standard 4-3 set with ease. That probably won’t be the case against Oregon.

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Endurance test: Vols must try to slow Ducks

Endurance test: Vols must try to slow Ducks

September 9th, 2013 2:34 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones understands the importance of forcing No. 2 Oregon's offense to rely on extended drives instead of quick strikes. He also realizes that's easier said than done.

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Vols feel they're ready for grueling stretch

Vols feel they're ready for grueling stretch

September 8th, 2013 1:36 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

After two big wins, Tennessee begins a daunting stretch that includes games against No. 2 Oregon, No. 18 Florida, No. 9 Georgia, No. 13 South Carolina and No. 1 Alabama. "The real tests are starting to come," RB Rajion Neal said.

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Vols jump on 7 WKU turnovers, roll to 52-20 win

Vols jump on 7 WKU turnovers, roll to 52-20 win

September 7th, 2013 3:49 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Justin Coleman and Cameron Sutton returned picks for touchdowns Saturday and Tennessee scored after each of Western Kentucky's five first-quarter turnovers in a 52-20 win. The Hilltoppers finished the day with seven turnovers.

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Closer look at Tennessee vs. Western Kentucky

Closer look at Tennessee vs. Western Kentucky

September 6th, 2013 1:39 pm by Associated Press

A look at key matchups, players to watch and more.

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