1. Every SEC Team's 1 Position Group That Could Make or Break 2015 Season

    Every year, every SEC football team has question marks entering the season, but the 2015 campaign seems to bring an even more worrisome list than usual...

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  2. Tennessee Football: Biggest Storylines Heading into Fall Camp

    The wait is almost over, and on Tuesday the Tennessee football team will take the practice field for perhaps the most highly anticipated season in a decade...

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  3. Tennessee Football: Volunteers Who Will Break out in 2015

    If 2015 is going to be painted orange, the Tennessee football team needs superstars to emerge. Not only must the Vols get championship-quality play from some new faces or previously ...

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  4. Tennessee Football: Games That Could Ruin Volunteers' 2015 Season

    Everybody knows that when you play in the SEC, the schedule is riddled with land mines that could blow up a season, and Tennessee's 2015 football schedule is no different...

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  5. SEC Football: 15 Transfers Who Will Make an Impact in 2015

    SEC football programs are known for their ability to recruit, and every season's top-10 rankings are evidence of that fact. But there's more to recruiting than scouring high schools...

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  6. Tennessee Football: Volunteers' Top All-American Candidates

    If the hype is real and this truly is going to be an exciting Tennessee football season, the Vols are going to need some heroes to emerge. That's not talking about players who post nice numbers and produce quality seasons, either...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 10 days ago 5,066 reads 18 comments

  7. Tennessee Football Recruiting: What 4-Star LB Daniel Bituli Brings to Vols

    Tennessee football coach Butch Jones began last week with some excitement created by snagging a legacy commitment, and then he ended it in style with an in-state pledge from 4-star linebacker Daniel Bituli ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 13 days ago 6,094 reads 5 comments

  8. Every SEC Football's Team Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for 2015

    It's the middle of July, a couple of weeks before fall camp starts around the nation and SEC football gets ready to kick off. In other words, this is the point of the offseason where optimism springs eternal...

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  9. Tennessee Football: Is the Volunteers' Rush Attack Back?

    The NCAA released a list of 69 candidates to watch for the 2015 Doak Walker Award given to the nation's top running back this week, and nary a Tennessee football player was to be found...

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  10. Tennessee Football: Best Quotes and Key Takeaways from SEC Media Days

    Tennessee football coach Butch Jones owns Steve Spurrier on the field. It turns out he can hold his own at the podium as well...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 19 days ago 10,307 reads 20 comments

  11. Cade Mays Commits to Tennessee: Vols Land 2018 Legacy Recruit

    Tennessee head coach Butch Jones continued his raid of Tennessee Volunteer legacies in a big way on Monday when offensive lineman Cade Mays announced his intentions to play for UT via Twitter...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 21 days ago 9,043 reads 8 comments

  12. Tennessee Football: Strengths, Weaknesses and Secret Weapons

    With SEC media days set to kick off this week, that means the season isn't far behind and it's time to start getting excited that this hype-fueled offseason of Tennessee football is nearly over...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 22 days ago 1,910 reads 2 comments

  13. The Biggest Takeaways from Tennessee's Recruits Performance at the Opening

    Tennessee didn't have any commitments dominate The Opening camp like it did when Kahlil McKenzie wreaked havoc a year ago, but the Vols did have a quality representation...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 23 days ago 11,160 reads 17 comments

  14. NFL Counterparts for SEC's Top 10 Players in 2015

    Back in early May, Bleacher Report colleague Barrett Sallee ranked the top 15 SEC football players, but if you had to compare each of the top 10 to an NFL star, who would it be? ...

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  15. Tennessee Football Recruiting: Vols Top Commits, Targets to Watch at the Opening

    Many of the nation's top high school football players will converge July 7-10 at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, to take place in The Opening finals, and two Tennessee football commits will be among them...

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  16. SEC Football: Players Who Will Exceed Expectations in 2015

    In 2015, every SEC football team will be relying on players who've not necessarily spent most of their careers in the national — or even team — spotlight. Almost everybody must replace major pieces from last year...

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  17. Tennessee Recruiting: 5 Long-Shot Targets Vols Would Love to Land

    With Tennessee's football recruiting class filling up and not expected to be as loaded rankings-wise as the past couple of years, the Volunteers would really like to add a big fish or two...

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  18. Power Ranking Tennessee's 2015 Schedule from Easiest to Toughest

    We still have to wait more than two months for Tennessee to take the field in what has to be the most highly anticipated football season in more than a decade on Rocky Top...

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  19. Tennessee Football: Volunteers' Most Important Players at Each Position

    A player's importance can be measured in very identifiable traits, and the Tennessee football program has many who are necessary cogs, especially within the framework of what is supposed to be a breakout season...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 5,736 reads 27 comments

  20. SEC Football: Power Ranking Top 10 RBs for 2015 Season

    As difficult as it is to find playmaking quarterbacks on 2015 SEC football rosters, it's every bit as easy identifying stud runners. The league is loaded with top-shelf tailbacks for the upcoming season...

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  21. Predicting Where the Tennessee Volunteers Will Finish in 2016 Recruiting Ranks

    The Tennessee Volunteers' back-to-back top-10 recruiting classes probably won't have company in 2016. When a program gets a complete makeover the way the Vols have in coach Butch ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 13,116 reads 44 comments

  22. Tennessee Football: Ranking the 5 Most Consistent Players on the Volunteers

    One of the biggest catch phrases Tennessee football coach Butch Jones loves to use over and over again when talking to his team and to the media is "consistency of performance...

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  23. Tennessee Football: 10 Best Players in Volunteers History

    Coming up with an all-time-greats list for a program as tradition-rich as Tennessee football is not an easy task. For generations, UT football has been among the nation's top programs...

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  24. SEC Football Coaches Facing the Most Pressure in 2015

    Pressure comes in various shapes and sizes in all facets of life, and it's no different for several SEC football coaches. At least one is facing a must-win situation in 2015. Others have demanding fanbases who want a breakthrough...

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  25. Tennessee Football: Projecting Who Will Win Volunteers' Open Starting Positions

    The most talented Tennessee football team in at least a decade will trot onto the field in 2015, but that doesn't mean every starting spot is locked up...

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