1. Quart'e Sapp Is Athletic Final Defensive Piece to Vols' 2015 Recruiting Class

    Tennessee received a key piece Thursday in versatile outside linebacker Quart'e Sapp that will likely wrap up defensive recruiting for the Vols in this 2015 cycle. The 6'1...

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  2. Why Matt Canada Is Perfect Fit to Be Tennessee's New Offensive Coordinator

    Tennessee coach Butch Jones is spanning the country in search for the Volunteers' next offensive coordinator, but the best candidate can be found in Canada: North Carolina State coordinator Matt Canada...

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  3. Tennessee's 2015 National Signing Day Wish List

    With national signing day just two weeks away, the Tennessee Volunteers are basically in maintenance mode with their fifth-ranked recruiting class ...

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  4. Tennessee Football: Offseason Goals for Volunteers Offense

    With Thursday's news that offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian is parting ways with the Tennessee football program, question marks suddenly became abundant for the Volunteers offense...

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  5. Tennessee Football: Vols Recruiting Checklist for Class of 2015

    There's no disputing the work the Tennessee football team and coach Butch Jones have done on the recruiting trail in this 2015 cycle, but how has it done meeting needs? A third-ranked ...

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  6. Tennessee Football: 2015 Vols with the Most NFL Talent

    This spring, another NFL draft will come and go without Tennessee football feeling much impact, but with all the talent on the 2015 roster, that won't be the case for long. Other than linebacker A...

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  7. Tennessee Football: Offseason Goals for Vols Defense

    The Tennessee football team's defense took several major steps forward in 2014, but if the Vols are going to make a giant leap into SEC contention next year, the unit must get better...

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  8. Breaking Down Tennessee's QB Recruiting Situation for Class of 2015

    The immediate fate of Tennessee's football program rests in the able hands of rising junior quarterback Joshua Dobbs , but it's likely the Volunteers' future at the position arrives with the 2015 recruiting class...

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  9. Tennessee Football: Volunteers' Top Remaining Recruiting Targets for NSD 2015

    Most of Tennessee's top recruiting targets are already in the fold as Volunteers commitments. That's what happens when, for the second year in a row, head coach Butch Jones has compiled a class that is the envy of most programs...

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  10. Curt Maggitt's Return to Tennessee Boosts Vols' 2015 SEC Title Shot

    With this season's recruiting class nearly wrapped up, by far the biggest target Tennessee coach Butch Jones could land this offseason was one already leading his roster: rising senior defensive end Curt Maggitt ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 21 days ago 9,817 reads 24 comments

  11. Tennessee Football: Vols Have Best Defensive Line Recruiting Class for 2015

    When Kyle Phillips slipped a flat-billed Tennessee cap on his head during the first half of Saturday's U.S. Army All-American Bowl, his commitment solidified the best defensive line recruiting class in the program's history...

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  12. Tennessee Football: The Biggest Offseason Storylines for the Volunteers

    Now that Tennessee's resurrection season is complete following a 45-28 win over Iowa that gave the Volunteers their first winning record since 2009, it's time to turn the attention toward the offseason...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 25 days ago 10,381 reads 15 comments

  13. Birmingham Bowl 2015: Game Grades, Analysis for Florida's Win vs. East Carolina

    The Florida Gators used a defense that has carried them all season to hold off a pesky East Carolina team to win 28-20 in the Birmingham Bowl. Playing for interim coach D.J...

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  14. Birmingham Bowl 2015: Live Score, Highlights for East Carolina vs. Florida

    Florida 28, East Carolina 20 Final In a game that meant very little in an afterthought of a bowl game, the Florida Gators played with a passion they'd not showed since the Georgia game...

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  15. Tennessee's Offensive Firepower Will Have Vols Firmly in SEC East Race in 2015

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Hope is something the Tennessee Volunteers football team has had an abundance of during the past several bleak years, but thanks to an arsenal of offensive ...

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  16. Tennessee Football: What Vols Need to See from Joshua Dobbs in Bowl Game

    It's time for Tennessee sophomore quarterback Joshua Dobbs to take the next step forward for the Volunteers football program...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 30 days ago 8,456 reads 16 comments

  17. Tennessee Football: Players to Watch in High School All-American Games

    Having Tennessee commitments in the high school All-America games over the holidays has become a staple during Butch Jones' two full recruiting cycles as the Volunteers' head football coach...

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  18. Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl 2014: Game Grades, Analysis for NC State vs. UCF

    The North Carolina State Wolfpack raced out to an 18-point lead behind a highlight-reel effort from quarterback Jacoby Brissett and hung on to beat Central Florida 34-27 in the Bitcoin St...

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  19. St. Petersburg Bowl 2014: Live Score, Highlights for NC State vs. UCF

    N.C. State 34, Central Florida 27 Final Not until the onside kick was snagged out of mid-air by redshirt senior Travis Purvis could second-year coach Dave Doeren's Wolfpack ...

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  20. Tennessee Football: Freshmen Who Outperformed Their Rankings in 2014

    When your recruiting class is ranked seventh nationally as Tennessee's was during the 2014 recruiting cycle, you're bound to have your fair share of superlatives...

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  21. Tennessee Football: Holiday Wish List for the Volunteers

    Well, it's that time of year again, and when Butch Jones heads to West Town Mall and climbs up in the lap of Ol' Saint Nick, do you wonder what Tennessee's head football coach will ...

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  22. Camellia Bowl 2014: Live Score, Highlights for South Alabama vs. Bowling Green

    Bowling Green 33, South Alabama 28 Final For a brief moment, it looked like South Alabama and coach Joey Jones may pull off a Disney finish in its first ever bowl appearance...

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  23. Tennessee Football: Vols Need WRs to Step Up Against Iowa's Vaunted Pass Defense

    When Tennessee coach Butch Jones announced redshirt sophomore Jason Croom would miss the TaxSlayer Bowl after suffering a knee injury in Sunday's practice that will require surgery, ...

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  24. Butch Jones Is Quietly Building SEC Title-Worthy Defense at Tennessee

    When Darrin Kirkland Jr. pulled on his Tennessee cap during a ceremony at Lawrence Central (Indiana) High School on Monday, he gave Volunteers coach Butch Jones yet another jewel in a class poised to turn UT into a contender...

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  25. Tennessee Football: Early Look at Vols' 2015 Roster

    When Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones embarks on year three of his program in 2015, it'll shed itself of the "rebuilding" moniker. That phase completed with the Volunteers' trip to Jan...

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