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Jocquez Bruce is 13th player in Vols' 2015 class
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Jocquez Bruce, an athlete at South Doyle High School, has verbally committed to Tennessee after a standout performance in a camp this weekend. Bruce, listed by 247Sports at 5-foot-10 and 165 pounds, could play receiver, cornerback or even running back at college. Bruce told 247Sports that he worked out at all three…
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Some new weights (and sometimes heights) for Vols' 1st-year players. 
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A look at the Vols' 2015 class after the addition of Quinten Dormady
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Quinten Dormady came to Knoxville over the weekend for what he thought be the first of many stops on a college tour through the South. But when Tennessee made it clear that he not only had an offer, but it was an offer that coaches wanted -- and needed -- him to…
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Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones was in town today speaking to the Tennessee football team. http://knoxblogs.com/evanseleven/2014/06/04/adam-pacman-jones-speaks-to-vols-football-team/
- @UTCoachJones and @REALPACMAN24 after he spoke at todays @Vol_Football team meeting pic.twitter.com/rnG0fISSBz— Vol Photos (@Vol_Photos) June 4, 2014 KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- NFL cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones spoke to the Tennessee football team on Wednesday, according to a tweet from the athletic department. Jones played at West Virginia, where Vols coach Butch Jones was once an…
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KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Tennessee coach Butch Jones might have to deal with increased expectations on the home front in Year 2, but the optimism hasn't gone national yet. Two ESPN reporters, in an admittedly "way-too-early bowl projection," don't expect the Vols to do much in 2014. Brett McMurphy has the Vols in the Liberty Bowl…
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Justin Worley, Joshua Dobbs getting in some summer work on the West Coast
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Quarterback guru George Whitfield Jr. had two familiar faces among his pupils this week in San Diego. Vols senior Justin Worley and sophomore Joshua Dobbs trained with the noted quarterbacks coach. Check out Whitfield's timeline for some of the other quarterbacks who worked with him this week. It real out here..! #Vols…
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No surprise, but an impressive performance in front of Miami media by Ja'Wuan James.
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Miami Dolphins officials said several times on Friday that they had "targeted" Tennessee offensive tackle Ja'Wuan James for a long time. The feeling was apparently mutual. James said after his visit to Miami for a pre-draft interview, he knew he wanted to play for the Dolphins and he was overjoyed when the…
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Some photos from tonight's game at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
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Former Vol Janzen Jackson, once an elite recruit, has been in jail since last September on murder charges. Story: 
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Former Tennessee defensive back Janzen Jackson, once one of the nation's top football prospects, has been in jail since last September on $1 million bond for allegedly murdering a man who was staying with his mother in California. The Los Angeles Register wrote about the case last month but it has attracted little…
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Some early Vegas football lines are bleak for Vols, underdogs in 7 of 8 listed games: http://bit.ly/1kHEIy1
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Early lines on eight Tennessee games indicate that Las Vegas oddsmakers have little optimism for the Vols in 2014. Tennessee opponents are favored in seven of the eight games released by the Golden Nugget as part of their annual early lines. Here they are: UT (+19) at Oklahoma UT (+17) at Georgia…
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Vols new offensive GA Merci Falaise joins staff from Garden City Community College.
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KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- The toughest part of the college football recruiting game is finding something new and different. It's why schools pay artists to create individualized drawings to mail to recruits, why teams compete to see who can stuff more letters in a recruits' mailbox and why every visit -- official or unofficial -- is…
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Seven walk-ons leave, five arrive. Plus more roster details.
http://instagram.com/p/og4rfWLcv5/ KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Tennessee has added several new walk-ons, including a Vol legacy from Bearden High School and a transfer receiver from Virginia. Tennessee also deleted several players from the official roster and assigned numbers to others. First, seven walk-ons who participated in spring practice are no longer on the roster: * Linebacker Michael Cantwell,…
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Why QB Riley Ferguson's likely departure is a blow to the Vols in 2014...
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Riley Ferguson has been the perfect subject for that segment of the fan base prone to extreme and sudden swings of emotion. A few weeks ago, according to some, he was the best the quarterback on the team. (His main qualification for that honor was that he was the only who had…
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James Stone battling in Atlanta, and other updates on Vols competing for roster spots 
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Antonio "Tiny" Richardson's NFL draft snub got most of the attention earlier this month, but there was another Tennessee offensive lineman who wasn't selected. Center James Stone signed a free-agent deal with the Atlanta Falcons after the draft. Like most free agents, his path to a roster spot is uncertain, but Stone…
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A look at UT's scholarship roster with Jacob Gilliam, Devaun Swafford now on the rolls: http://ow.ly/x78WI 
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- With space available on the team's 85-man scholarship roster, Tennessee coach Butch Jones awarded scholarships to the two most logical choices. Fifth-year senior Jacob Gilliam has been a longtime walk-on and is in line to potentially start at offensive tackle this year. Second-year sophomore Devaun Swafford was thrown into the fire and…
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4-8? That's what one projection system says for the Vols in 2014.
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- In 2013, most preseason predictions for Tennessee seemed to fall between 5-7 and 7-5. (I split the difference and picked 6-6). With an equally tough schedule and plenty of roster turnover in 2014, I expect most picks this summer will fall in that same range. However, there's already an outlier, and it's…
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Pig Howard's status still unresolved....
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee -- Tennessee coach Butch Jones seems to have put the future of receiver Alton "Pig" Howard squarely in the hands of his player committee. During a caravan event Monday night in Atlanta, Jones suggest that the 13-man "player staff" would meet with Howard before making a final decision. I'm told Howard has appeared…
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