Tennessee Football: 5 Things Volunteers Need to Improve on in Week 2

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Tennessee Football: 5 Things Volunteers Need to Improve on in Week 2
Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

It's probably easy for most fans to look at a 45-0 blowout and point to all that their team accomplished.

But when the opponent is a hapless Austin Peay team that will struggle to have a winning record in the Football Championship Subdivision, though, I'm not sure how much we learned about Tennessee.

Don't get me wrong, a win in which starters play six drives and score six touchdowns and the defense doesn't yield a point is no cause for concern. But there are multiple things the Vols must improve as the competition gets tougher this week against Western Kentucky and especially beyond.

Coach Butch Jones knows it. All week, he's praised everything about the Hilltoppers short of mascot Big Red. A lot of it is coach-speak, sure, but he knows UT has to build off the opener to keep winning.

"Nobody at all in our football program should be satisfied with their performance," he said. "We have a long ways to go."

Here are a few things the Vols need to sharpen.

All quotes were transcribed from press conferences listed on UTSports.com unless otherwise noted.

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