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Given second chance, Vols RB Lane living 'like it's fourth-and-inches every day'

Given second chance, Vols RB Lane living 'like it's fourth-and-inches every day'

August 19th, 2013 2:29 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee running back Marlin Lane says his suspension during spring practice gave him a new appreciation for the game and his team. The junior was reinstated this summer but wasn't on the pre-training camp depth chart.

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Large crowd watches Tennessee practice at Neyland Stadium

Large crowd watches Tennessee practice at Neyland Stadium

August 17th, 2013 10:40 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones said a conversation with Peyton Manning gave him the idea to make one training-camp practice open to the public. The Vols held that open practice Saturday at Neyland Stadium in front of an announced crowd of 39,000 fans.

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LB Johnson emerging as leader of Vols' D

LB Johnson emerging as leader of Vols' D

August 17th, 2013 1:33 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

One year after leading the SEC in tackles, Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson wants to become a better leader of his own defense. "We've challenged him," coach Butch Jones said. "He's the alpha male of the defense. He's the leader."

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Reaction to new UT uniforms likely generational

Reaction to new UT uniforms likely generational

August 16th, 2013 8:27 am by Dan Fleser, GoVolsXtra

JaCall Stewart and David Carter, both 14 years old, took a quick peek at the University of Tennessee’s new “smokey” gray attire. That was all it took for them to form opinions.

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Adidas offers sneak peek of new UT uniforms

Adidas offers sneak peek of new UT uniforms

August 15th, 2013 12:04 pm by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Tennessee will officially unveil a new alternative football uniform later Thursday afternoon that features a shadowy charcoal gray jersey and pants complemented by orange numbers and checkered undershirts.

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Heat coach Spoelstra pays daylong visit to good friend Jones, Vols

Heat coach Spoelstra pays daylong visit to good friend Jones, Vols

August 14th, 2013 3:27 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is pulling for Butch Jones and the Volunteers, so he dropped by Knoxville on Wednesday to talk with the football team.

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Vols CB Jones' leg injury being evaluated

Vols CB Jones' leg injury being evaluated

August 14th, 2013 5:00 am by brendan f. quinn, govolsxtra

Tennessee coach Butch Jones said Tuesday that junior Riyahd Jones, a projected started at cornerback, has “a leg injury” and is “still undergoing evaluation.” Everything seen from Riyahd Jones on Tuesday, though, showed positive signs.

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UT experimenting with Dallas at cornerback

UT experimenting with Dallas at cornerback

August 12th, 2013 10:20 pm by EVAN WOODBERY, Knoxville News Sentinel

When junior cornerback Riyahd Jones ambled off the practice field on crutches, it became clear why the position switch of Vincent Dallas from receiver to CB became so abruptly necessary.

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Majors: Vols have got a good one in Jones

Majors: Vols have got a good one in Jones

August 12th, 2013 5:59 pm by Mike Organ, The tennessean

Johnny Majors knows a good football coach when he sees one and in Butch Jones he says Tennessee has a good one. Jones is in fact, the best the Vols have had in a long time, Majors says.

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RB Neal confident Vols' passing game will open up

RB Neal confident Vols' passing game will open up

August 12th, 2013 11:05 am by Mike Strange, Knoxville News Sentinel

But one wonders, how well could the Vols’ number-one offense execute a similar challenge on game day in the coming months?

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