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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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Vols say their rushing attack still needs boost

Vols say their rushing attack still needs boost

September 5th, 2013 3:09 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee isn't treating its top rushing performance in three years as cause for celebration. The Volunteers instead are wondering how they can do better.

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Tennessee WR Young out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

Tennessee WR Young out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

September 5th, 2013 7:44 am by Associated Press

Tennessee wide receiver/kick returner Devrin Young is expected to miss four to six weeks after breaking his hand during practice Tuesday.

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Former UT football players sue NCAA over concussions

Former UT football players sue NCAA over concussions

September 4th, 2013 2:11 pm by Associated Press

Chris Walker and Ben Martin, who played for Tennessee from 2007-2011, and Dan Ahern, who played for North Carolina State from 1972-76, filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court in Chattanooga, Tenn., on Wednesday.

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Vols LB Maggitt close to returning to action

Vols LB Maggitt close to returning to action

September 3rd, 2013 7:33 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee linebacker Curt Maggitt worked out in full pads Tuesday and wasn’t wearing a green non-contact jersey.

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Experience leads to confidence for Worley

Experience leads to confidence for Worley

September 3rd, 2013 12:59 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley's teammates can sense a difference in him this year. Worley is playing more confidently. That was apparent Saturday when he threw more TD passes (three) than incompletions (two) in a 45-0 blowout of Austin Peay.

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UT defense awaits tougher tests after shutout

UT defense awaits tougher tests after shutout

September 1st, 2013 12:58 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee understands it will take more than a 45-0 shutout of Austin Peay to prove that its defense has regained respectability. The memories of last football season are too fresh.

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