Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/13/14
The 2013 Football season will kick off on August 31 against Austin Peay for the University of Tennessee Volunteers. In preparation for the upcoming season, I’ve busied myself studying this year’s teams. As a result, I hope to expand my knowledge and give my readers more insight on their favorite teams.My take on the Vols at this point is the coaching staff has dramatically improved with the hiring of Butch Jones. So much so, that I believe these coaches will make immediate improvements and create a better team than the individual sum of the players they have available. Overall, Tennessee doesn't have as many star athletes as it has in years past. Still, even down somewhat, UT has more talent than 75 percent of the teams in college football. However, talented players must be well-coached to win. The best players poorly utilized, will lose in football. Two quick reminders: Tennessee had much more talent overall than Vanderbilt last year, yet they lost the game 18-41. South Carolina an...
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