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Vols aiming to have nation's top offensive line

Vols aiming to have nation's top offensive line

August 24th, 2013 12:22 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's offensive linemen savor the challenge they're facing and the attention they're receiving.

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Vols' Randolph ready to return from torn ACL

Vols' Randolph ready to return from torn ACL

August 23rd, 2013 3:22 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee safety Brian Randolph hopes to follow the example of a former teammate as he attempts to complete a comeback from a torn ACL. His coaches believe Randolph can help make the safety position a defensive strength.

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Tennessee's 'mock game' Friday will cover several scenarios

Tennessee's 'mock game' Friday will cover several scenarios

August 23rd, 2013 6:07 am by Evan Woodbery, GoVolsXtra

At some point on Friday afternoon, starting center James Stone will sustain a serious injury, be helped off the field and backup Mack Crowder will be forced into action.

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UT changes autograph policy for Tennessee athletes

UT changes autograph policy for Tennessee athletes

August 21st, 2013 9:37 pm by Brendan F. Quinn, Knoxville News Sentinel

Thanks to the highly publicized saga of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel’s alleged pay-for-autographs misdoings, Tennessee, like other programs as of late, implemented a new, restrictive autograph policy.

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Vols' 2014 slate features tough early stretch

Vols' 2014 slate features tough early stretch

August 21st, 2013 11:01 am by Associated Press

Tennessee's 2014 football schedule includes a three-game stretch featuring back-to-back trips to Oklahoma and Georgia plus a visit from Florida. And the Vols' regular-season finale won't be against Kentucky.

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Tennessee's roster has 19 seniors but plenty of question marks

Tennessee's roster has 19 seniors but plenty of question marks

August 21st, 2013 5:00 am by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

When classes start for Tennessee on Wednesday, the rosters will expand and an influx of walk-ons will arrive. What will the Vols look like as they embark on the 2013 season?

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Vols still seeking answers in passing game

Vols still seeking answers in passing game

August 20th, 2013 2:25 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Less than two weeks until the opener, the status of Tennessee's passing attack remains up in the air — the starting QB undetermined and consistent performers in the receiving corps still to be found.

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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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