Volunteers at a glance
LAST SEASON 9-4, 4-4 (tie for second in SEC East)
COACH Butch Jones (30-21 in four seasons at Tennessee, 80-48 in 10 seasons overall). RETURNING STARTERS (17): Offense 7,
Defense 7, Specialty 3 KEY RETURNING PLAYERS RB John Kelly, WR Jauan Jennings, G Jashon Robertson, TE Ethan Wolf, DT Kendal Vickers, MLB Darrin Kirkland, SS Todd Kelly, CB Rashaan Gaulden.
SEC TITLE SCENARIO The Vols likely need to do no worse than split their first two conference games — at Florida and against Georgia — to have a realistic shot to win the SEC East. A key will be finding a replacement at quarterback for Joshua Dobbs, a fourth-round NFL draft pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers.