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Vols open Jones era with blowout of Austin Peay

Vols open Jones era with blowout of Austin Peay

August 31st, 2013 9:23 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Rajion Neal rushed for 141 yards and Justin Worley threw three touchdown passes Saturday as Tennessee began Butch Jones’ coaching tenure with a 45-0 rout of Austin Peay.

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Vols ready to usher in Butch Jones era

Vols ready to usher in Butch Jones era

August 30th, 2013 5:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Butch Jones should savor the first game of his Tennessee coaching tenure. Saturday's opener against Austin Peay represents one of the few times in his debut season that his team takes the football field as a prohibitive favorite.

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Coach's criticism inspires Tennessee's Rajion Neal

Coach's criticism inspires Tennessee's Rajion Neal

August 29th, 2013 12:57 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee's Rajion Neal is coping with a bruised ego a year after an injured ankle ended his quest to become the Southeastern Conference's leading rusher.

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Vols hopeful Jones' arrival can boost attendance

Vols hopeful Jones' arrival can boost attendance

August 28th, 2013 2:39 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The enthusiasm surrounding the start of Butch Jones' coaching tenure at Tennessee might not pack Neyland Stadium just yet.

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UT bans backpacks from Neyland Stadium

UT bans backpacks from Neyland Stadium

August 27th, 2013 2:34 pm by Associated Press

Spectators at Tennessee football games can't bring backpacks into Neyland Stadium this year, adding them to a list of prohibited items that also includes alcoholic beverages, video cameras and weapons of any kind, including pocket knives.

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Freshmen could play key roles in Tennessee's season opener

Freshmen could play key roles in Tennessee's season opener

August 27th, 2013 2:29 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones won't be the only newcomer playing a prominent role in the Vols' opener Saturday against Austin Peay. Several freshmen, including Dobyns-Bennett alums Malik Foreman and Devaun Swafford, could play right away.

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Jones picks Worley as starting QB for Vols' opener

Jones picks Worley as starting QB for Vols' opener

August 26th, 2013 12:07 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee coach Butch Jones officially named junior Justin Worley the Volunteers' starting quarterback for the season opener Saturday against Austin Peay.

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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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