Found August 22, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Tennessee coach Butch Jones has chosen junior Justin Worley the Volunteers' starting quarterback for the season opener Saturday against Austin Peay. Jones called it a ''very, very tight race,'' but said Worley's experience and ability to take care of the ball put him ahead. Worley has been competing with redshirt freshman Nathan Peterman and freshmen Joshua Dobbs and Riley Ferguson for the right to take over for the departed Tyler Bray, who threw for 3,612 yards and 34 touchdowns last season. Worley, the only Tennessee quarterback with any college playing experience, started three games in place of an injured Bray in 2011 and played five games in a reserve role last season. Worley is 63 of 110 for 738 yards with five interceptions and one touchdown pass in his career.

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We’ve seen coaches utilize a number of interesting tactics to motivate their players – for example, Alabama’s weight room has Texas A&M’s Cotton Bowl victory over Oklahoma playing on repeat. Today, we got a look at a different method, one that focuses on personal progress. The Tennessee Volunteers have a ‘personal record bell’ in their training room – Clay...

Jones to name Vols' starting QB early next week

Tennessee coach Butch Jones plans to name a starting quarterback for the Aug. 31 season opener with Austin Peay early next week. While speaking at the university's annual Welcome Back Barbecue on Wednesday, Jones said he would name a winner of the four-man competition ''the first of next week.'' Junior Justin Worley has been competing with redshirt freshman...
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