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Vols set for Saturday evening scrimmage

Vols set for Saturday evening scrimmage

August 10th, 2013 6:00 am by govolsxtra

With eight preseason days down and 22 to go, Tennessee players will walk into an empty Neyland Stadium on Saturday night. The Vols will cap their first two-a-day practice of the summer with an evening scrimmage.

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Fulmer interested in being on playoff selection committee

Fulmer interested in being on playoff selection committee

August 9th, 2013 11:17 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer is interested in being part of the College Football Playoff selection committee. But his counterpart at Friday night's event, former Florida State coach Bobby Bowden? Not so much.

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Sullivan South football Dinner with the Legends

Sullivan South football Dinner with the Legends - VIDEO

August 9th, 2013 5:32 pm by Staff Report

Sullivan South football hosted a quartet of Tennessee legends on Thursday night in Colonial Heights.

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UT freshman Corey Vereen undergoes knee surgery, but expected to return this year

UT freshman Corey Vereen undergoes knee surgery, but expected to return this year

August 9th, 2013 12:47 pm by Evan Woodbery, Govolsxtra

Promising Tennessee freshman defensive end Corey Vereen underwent successful knee surgery on Thursday and doctors are optimistic he could return to play this year, a person familiar with the injury told the News Sentinel.

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Vols DE Smith has fractured thumb

Vols DE Smith has fractured thumb

August 7th, 2013 11:10 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee defensive end Jacques Smith has a fractured right thumb that puts his status for the start of the season in jeopardy, coach Butch Jones said Wednesday night.

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Draft losses force Vols to rely on young receivers

Draft losses force Vols to rely on young receivers

August 7th, 2013 12:34 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE,AP Sports Writer

Tennessee prides itself as Wide Receiver U. because of its history of producing pros at that position, and the latest NFL Draft decimated the Volunteers' receiving corps.

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Coaching change pays off for Tennessee's Sapp

Coaching change pays off for Tennessee's Sapp

August 6th, 2013 3:14 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Dontavis Sapp, a senior linebacker, was primarily a special-teams performer his first three years at Tennessee under former coach Derek Dooley. He briefly considered quitting or transferring.

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Jones surprises Vols with impromptu scrimmage

Jones surprises Vols with impromptu scrimmage

August 6th, 2013 1:03 am by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Tennessee coach Butch Jones surprised his players Monday, scrapping the normal practice plans and calling for 11-on-11 team drills. "It’s our job as coaches to stimulate our players," he said.

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UT defensive leaders who missed spring making impact in preseason practice

UT defensive leaders who missed spring making impact in preseason practice

August 5th, 2013 6:00 am by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Three veterans who could play pivotal roles in Tennessee’s defense — Maurice Couch, Brian Randolph and Curt Maggitt —are getting late on-field introductions to the Vols’ new coaching staff.

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Jones: Freshman WRs have 'improved our football team' from spring

Jones: Freshman WRs have 'improved our football team' from spring

August 4th, 2013 1:00 am by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Tennessee coach Butch Jones was critical of the Vols’ intensity in Friday’s opening practice of training camp but Saturday he was more upbeat, singling out the freshman wide receivers for praise.

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