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Vols' secondary using criticism as motivation

Tennessee free safety Brian Randolph has heard the criticism of the Volunteers' secondary and is ready to prove the skeptics wrong. ''Before we get out there and start working, we get together and remind ourselves that people consider us the worst secondary in the SEC,'' Randolph said. ''That has been a motivator for us. I think it got us better this...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee's Jones understands challenges ahead

Tennessee coach Butch Jones has enjoyed an extended honeymoon period in which he has re-energized the fan base and excited recruits since his December arrival. Now comes the hard part. Tennessee opens preseason camp Friday with an uncertain quarterback situation, an inexperienced receiving corps and a defense that statistically ranked among the worst in school history last year...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Vols tackle major challenge in improving defense

Tennessee is focusing on fundamentals in its attempt to improve a defense that statistically ranked among the worst in school history last season. The first area of concern is tackling, something the Volunteers didn't do often enough or well enough a year ago. ''To line up and play defense, you've got to be great tacklers,'' safety Byron Moore said. '...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2013  |  Discuss

We Need a Break

  The Big Orange nation is in a frenzy after last night's 41-31 loss at Mississippi State which dropped the Vols to 3-3, 0-3 in Conference Play.  At this point, I'm making a ground breaking, earth shattering declaration "We need a break."  Three plays stand out to me about the Mississippi State loss. One: the not-so-onside kick recovered by the...
Via Checkerboard Chatter
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss

We Need a Break

  The Big Orange nation is in a frenzy after last night's 41-31 loss at Mississippi State which dropped the Vols to 3-3, 0-3 in Conference Play.  At this point, I'm making a ground breaking, earth shattering declaration "We need a break."  Three plays stand out to me about the Mississippi State loss. One: the not-so-onside kick recovered by the Bulldogs...
Via Checkerboard Chatter
October 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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