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2015 Schedule
9-4, 2nd in SEC - East
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Butch Jones needs a trip to Atlanta

Tennessee's win total has increased by two victories in each of Jones' three seasons, but Vols fans are hungry for more. The expectation is a trip to the SEC title game in 2016. SEC coaching situations (Insider)

Tennessee shouldn't overlook App State

With 17 returning starters from last season, expectations are high on Rocky Top. But a season-opening loss to Appalachian State, winner of 11 games last season, would be devastating to Butch Jones' team. Top Week 1 matchups (Insider)

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Man charged with impersonating Vols player

Brandon Douglas Shanahan pleaded not guilty to charges that he attempted to extort a woman by posing as Tennessee cornerback Cameron Sutton on Snapchat.

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4dEdward Aschoff

Tennessee Volunteers post-spring breakdown

Injuries creeped up both sides of the ball for Tennessee, but expectations still are riding high for the Vols with 18 starters returning.

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5dEdward Aschoff and Alex Scarborough

Take Two: Debating best SEC coaches of past decade

Ranking the best SEC coaches of the past decade is a tough task with many factors to consider, but Nick Saban is an easy choice for the top spot.

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5dEdward Aschoff

Five best SEC head coaches of the past decade

No surprise here: Nick Saban and Urban Meyer, who have combined for six national championships in the past 10 seasons while in the SEC, top this list.

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6dChris Low and Adam Rittenberg

The heat is on: Ten games with the highest stakes in 2016

Some will have playoff implications. Some feature a team that needs to finally shut up its rival. Others might save a coach's job. Here are the games that have a little extra meaning in 2016.

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7dEdward Aschoff

Ranking the SEC's Week 1 games in 2016

We will see two storied programs competing with playoff implications already on the table when Alabama and USC face off in Week 1.

Barnhart reforms rules on sexual assault issue (2:46)
LSU and Tennessee make most overhyped list (2:09)
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8dEdward Aschoff

Most important players in the SEC East

From QBs to linemen to a linebacker and running back, these are the guys who are keys to their teams' success in 2016.

Predicting the 2016 SEC favorites (5:09)
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12dAlex Scarborough

SEC coaching staffs finally seem set

The coaching carousel looks to have finally stopped in the SEC. So now is a good time to look back at all the new hires since the end of last season.

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Could Hurd win the Heisman?

Jalen Hurd might be behind a few SEC running backs as far as odds go. Despite that, our Alex Scarborough can see Hurd holding the trophy in December. Sleeper Heisman candidates

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12dEdward Aschoff and Alex Scarborough

Take Two: Top conference games in the SEC

A peek at the biggest games on the schedule in 2016 includes what should be another great Alabama-LSU matchup.

Vols offense looking good for 2016

Tennessee returns an SEC-high nine offensive starters, including QB Joshua Dobbs, RB Jalen Hurd and four offensive line starters. With the experience and talent returning, Butch Jones and the Vols should lead the SEC in a number of key offensive categories in 2016. Top 10 offenses for 2016 (Insider)

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14dEdward Aschoff and Alex Scarborough

Take two: Top nonconference games in the SEC

This week's Take Two sees SEC reporters Alex Scarborough and Edward Aschoff pick the three nonconference games they're looking forward to most.

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