1. Tennessee Football: How Vols Can Stop Utah State QB Chuckie Keeton

    Chuckie Keeton represents the most challenging, versatile quarterback the Tennessee Volunteers will face all season. If he's healthy, Utah State's 6'2", 200-pound senior signal-caller may be the best all-around player on the Vols' schedule...

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  2. Tennessee Football: Why Vols' Wideouts Will Be Difference vs. Utah State

    Tennessee sophomore wide receiver Josh Smith broke out with one of the most productive camps of any player on the Volunteers roster. Yet when UT released its official depth chart Monday, Smith's name was absent from the starting lineup...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 days ago 8,476 reads 25 comments

  3. Utah State vs. Tennessee Complete Game Preview

    As far as tests go, Sunday's season-opening tilt with Utah State is ideal for a Tennessee Volunteers team filled with newcomers...

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  4. Tennessee Football: Depth Chart Analysis, Complete 2014 Preview and Predictions

    Despite his preaching patience and all the youth and questions surrounding his team, Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones still expects to go bowling. Never mind that the program hasn't reached the postseason since 2010...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 8 days ago 9,821 reads 30 comments

  5. Tennessee Volunteers Football: Final Camp Stock Report

    The Tennessee Volunteers are (relatively) healthy, the youngsters are as ready as they're going to get, the quarterback is settled and camp is about to give way to game week. All in all, it's been a successful three weeks of football on Rocky Top...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 10 days ago 9,388 reads 22 comments

  6. Tennessee Football: Week 2 Fall Stock Report

    With only snippets of Tennessee football practices open to the media, fans are left to interpret coach Butch Jones' coachspeak and alternating mood swings...

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  7. Tennessee Football: It's Now or Never for Starting QB Justin Worley

    This is Justin Worley 's last chance to make something of a mediocre career. For the second consecutive season, head coach Butch Jones named the senior signal-caller as the ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 15 days ago 11,455 reads 58 comments

  8. SEC Football: 12 New Starters Who Will Dominate in 2014

    After the SEC ushered out one of the most decorated classes ever, it's time for new starters to emerge as the next wave of superstars. Opportunities abound for elite underclassmen everywhere...

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  9. 7 Things We've Learned About Tennessee Through Fall Camp So Far

    When you're dealing with a " team of unknowns " entering a college football season like the Tennessee Volunteers are, there's no way of learning everything in less than two weeks of fall practice...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 19 days ago 8,662 reads 18 comments

  10. Tennessee Volunteers Football: Week 1 Fall Camp Stock Report

    Bolstered by all 32 newcomers and eager to return the program to prominence, the Tennessee Volunteers took the practice field to get ready for the season opener against Utah State...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 22 days ago 16,052 reads 32 comments

  11. 10 Most NFL-Ready Players in the SEC

    The SEC has owned college football over the past decade. So, it's no real surprise the league also stamped its insignia all over the NFL as well. According to NFL...

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  12. Tennessee Football: 5 Best QBs Volunteers Will Face in 2014

    The SEC's quarterback talent pool isn't as deep in 2014 as fans have grown accustomed to seeing over the league's past few decorated seasons...

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  13. Evolution of Team Recruiting Camps Leads to Commits in Huge Numbers

    For 2016 quarterback recruit Jacob Eason , an early commitment was the last thing on his mind. "I went down there just thinking I was going to check it out, have a good time," ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 29 days ago 21,226 reads 16 comments

  14. Biggest Storylines Heading into Tennessee Fall Camp

    One of the most intriguing University of Tennessee football seasons in recent memory will see its first chapter written Friday as coach Butch Jones' class of 32 newcomers steps onto the field together for the first time...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 5,419 reads 35 comments

  15. Ranking 10 Most Exciting SEC Football Players Heading into 2014 Season

    They can completely change the momentum of a game the moment the ball touches their hands, or as soon as they arrive at a ball-carrier...

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  16. Tennessee Football: Predicting the Depth Chart Heading into Fall Camp

    The 2014 Tennessee Volunteers have so many question marks, even their head coach won't know what to think until he sees them on the practice field. Sure, Butch Jones probably has an idea what to expect...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 10,065 reads 42 comments

  17. Tennessee Football: Previewing 5 Biggest Position Battles Heading into Fall Camp

    With more than 30 newcomers and few incumbents with firm grasps on their jobs from a season ago, the Tennessee Volunteers' fall practice is going to be one big free-for-all. Position battles will ensue all over the field...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 11,348 reads 22 comments

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

    The annual circus of quotes and craziness known as SEC media days is over, and it came and went without much earth-shattering news from the Tennessee Volunteers...

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  19. Butch Jones Says QBs Will Be Strength for Tennessee, and He's Absolutely Right

    Butch Jones took the SEC media day podium Tuesday as the coach of a Tennessee football team without a clear-cut starting quarterback a season removed from finishing ranked 13th in the league in passing...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 10,664 reads 46 comments

  20. Re-Evaluating Tennessee's Recruiting Class After the 2014 Opening

    Thanks to Tennessee coach Butch Jones' dogged pursuit of the nation's top players, the Volunteers are prominently on the minds of many who participated in The Opening last week...

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

    It would be difficult to script a much better result from The Opening for the Tennessee Volunteers, who went into the event with two commitments and had three by the time everybody left Beaverton, Oregon...

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  22. 5-Star Kahlil McKenzie Commitment Will Be Program-Defining Pledge for Tennessee

    Forget bricks . Tennessee added a big ol' pillar to its rebuilding project Thursday night when 5-star defensive tackle Kahlil McKenzie committed to the Volunteers...

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  23. Tennessee 2014 Quarterback Fall Practice Preview: Depth Chart and Analysis

    With a horde of highly touted youngsters sprinkled throughout its offensive depth chart, Tennessee has enough talented playmakers to improve significantly in 2014. The Volunteers just have to find somebody to get them the football...

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  24. What Each SEC Team Needs to Do to Finish with a Better Record in 2014

    Every single SEC team has something it needs to improve on in 2014. For some, it's tweaking something small in order to take that next step toward a championship-caliber team. Others must solve myriad issues just to get back to a bowl game...

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  25. Recruits Tennessee Volunteers Must Land to Complete 2015 Class

    With Tennessee coach Butch Jones' orange-hot three weeks on the recruiting trail, the Volunteers don't have many open spots remaining in their 2015 class...

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