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John Adams: David Blackburn says he hasn't been officially contacted about Tennessee AD job

As soon as Tennessee announced last August that Dave Hart would retire as athletic director this year, David Blackburn’s name popped up as a likely successor. 904 more words

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John Adams: Time to clarify Tennessee's VFL program

Derek Dooley is best remembered for five things in his three seasons as Tennessee’s coach: seven losses per year, losing to Kentucky, a World War II soldier peering through binoculars, taking the Vols to the Music City Bowl in his first season and instituting the Vols for Life program. 661 more words

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Bowl options not as sweet for many Tennessee fans

They were already envisioning their trip to New Orleans. They could practically taste the beignets and gumbo.

But Tennessee’s regular season-ending loss to Vanderbilt spoiled the Sugar Bowl travel dreams of many Vols fans and left them wondering where the team will play now. 661 more words

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Tennessee seniors ready for their Neyland Stadium sendoff

They plan to savor every sight, sound and smell of their last experience.

They will reach out to fans along the Vol Walk, take an extra minute to look at the names of the past Tennessee greats in the tunnel and soak in the adoration of the crowd once they reach the field and run through the “T” for a final time. 981 more words

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Vols Tuesday practice report

Tennessee opened two portions of its practice to the media on Tuesday in preparation for hosting Tennessee Tech on Saturday (TV: SEC Network Alt., 4 p.m. 272 more words

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Mid-majors have been major headache for Vols

KNOXVILLE — Proponents of parity loved the first week of the college football season. And they didn’t have to look any farther than the SEC for thrills. 558 more words

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Watch live: Vols AD Dave Hart press conference on retirement

University of Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart announced Thursday that he will step down next summer.

His retirement is effective June 30, 2017.

UT Chancellor Jimmy Cheek accepted Hart’s decision to retire. 48 more words

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