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Finebaum: Dobbs one of best leaders in college football (0:46)

Volunteers rise in recruiting rankings

Tennessee's 2017 class continues to grow its numbers (23 total commits) with several more new pledges this week, led by ESPN 300 RB C.J. Cotman, notes Craig Haubert. Full rankings (Insider)

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Who are the 12 hottest coordinators in college football?

They say every AD has a list of coordinators they'd talk with should their coach leave or be fired. Well, here's the list of the 12 coaches who are most likely on those wish lists.

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3dTravis Haney

Triple threats: CFB's top 10 defensive trios

A strong defense in college football means skill at all three levels: Defensive line, linebacker and in the secondary. Which three players make up the nation's best?

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Nine Vols named preseason All-SEC

The nine Tennessee players named to preseason All-SEC teams are the most since 2005. Just one Volunteer made the list before the 2010, 2011 and 2014 seasons.

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Tennessee's Butch Jones says the Vols are more equipped to handle expectations and make the plays in the close games they didn't make a year ago.

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Tennessee's Butch Jones talks about what he and the Vols learned a year ago that should help them in close games this season.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Tennessee coach Butch Jones wants senior Joshua Dobbs to become a "CEO quarterback" this season. "Understanding that a check-down might be your only option, or it's third-and-long and a throwaway is the best play because it's your only play," Jones said. "He's done a good job of managing the game, and we're going to need more of that from him."

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14dChris Low

College football's 10 unbreakable records

It's true that records are made to be broken, but these 10 might as well be written in ink. But ... if any players or team can come close to breaking them, it's these guys.

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SEC media predicts an Alabama three-peat

Alabama and Tennessee are picked as the favorites to meet in the title game, but the SEC writers' poll has been known to be wrong most of the time.

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Tennessee and Washington are both getting a ton of preseason love, to the point that some have suggested the Vols and Huskies could be dark-horse College Football Playoff contenders. Both teams, though, are dragging around long losing streaks to rivals that they will need to snap to make a realistic run. Tennessee has lost 11 straight to Florida and Washington 12 straight to Oregon. Which of those droughts has the best chance of ending this season?

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The year of the running back?

Leonard Fournette is among Thursday's participants at SEC media days. He's one of four returning RBs in the SEC to rush for more than 1,000 yards last season.

Team Stats

Passing Yards199.093rd
Rushing Yards223.521st
Points For34.335th
Points Against21.225th

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