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Tennessee coach Butch Jones realizes that returning a storied Volunteers program to Southeastern Conference contention is going to be a gradual process.
Jones is trying to rebuild a program that has posted three straight losing seasons, the first time that's happened at Tennessee since 1909-11. An unforgiving early-season schedule will make it tough to end that streak. Five of Tennessee's first eight games are against teams ranked ninth or higher in last year's final Top 25.
''This team will be defined by how we handle adversity, how resilient we are,'' Jones said. ''As we know, the schedule is a great challenge. I know you guys get tired of hearing me say it, but it's all process oriented. Everything in this football program is process oriented.''
Tennessee's offense lacks proven skill-position players. The defense is trying to bounce back from a season in which it allowed the most points (35.7) and yards (471.4) per game of an...
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2012 Record: 5-7 (1-7 in SEC)
Head Coach: Butch Jones (first year at Tennessee, 50-27 All-Time)
Last Bowl Game: 2010 Music City Bowl: lost to UNC 30-27
Stadium: Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, TN (capacity = 102,455)
Home Field Advantage: ranked 33rd out of 69 BCS teams
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Out of Conference: 8/31 vs Austin Peay...
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Most people at the University of Tennessee know that their title of “Volunteers” stems from the official state nickname, “The Volunteer State.” However, beyond that it’s often a mystery to even the most seasoned fans.
The University of Tennessee officially adopted the title of Volunteers in the late 1800s after its founding. This name was...