Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/16/14

COLUMBIA, SC - OCTOBER 30: Head coach Derek Dooley of the Tennessee Volunteers watches on against the South Carolina Gamecocks during their game at Williams-Brice Stadium on October 30, 2010 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Tennessee will hold preseason practice at Milligan College in Elizabethton for the next six days. The school, located about 110 miles east of Knoxville, disbanded its football program in 1950. The Vols boarded school buses shortly after practice ended on Thursday to make the two-hour trip. The week away from Knoxville lines up with the move of all the football offices and operations into Tennessee's new football training center. The Vols hope the at Milligan College will give them an opportunity to bond. ''We wanted to do this to limit ourselves from the distractions and simulate what used to be very common as it relates to team chemistry and getting to know each other, building leadership and togetherness,'' coach Derek Dooley said. Dooley and players admitted that last year team unity became an issue as the season progressed. ''This summer, we've grown as a stronger unit and I feel like (going to Milligan) is an even closer step we can take to becoming a really, really great...
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