Top Takeaways from 2015 Fall Camp - B/R Report
Maybe if the Vols get to beat up on another team, they'll quit beating up on each other (more on that in a minute).
Coach Butch Jones will carry his No. 25-ranked team to Nashville for a home game away from home this Saturday against Mid-American Conference upstart Bowling Green. While that may not be one of the marquee showdowns of Week 1, it will provide some challenges.
UT has spent most of preseason camp preparing itself rather than preparing for the Falcons.
From getting a huge class of freshmen prepared to mixing and matching players all over the field to finding the best personnel groupings for every situation, this fall has been about experimentation on Rocky Top.
It's also been about seeing how far this team's limits are—and there were times, as the injuries show, when they may have gone past the brink. As Volquest's John Brice wrote this week:
…[I]t's no secret Butch Jones prides himself in believing he constantly knows the pulse of his team. I give the coach credit, especially if the Vols find the success they believe possible this season, for pushing his team to the brink during a late-camp practice in which he forced a couple of restarts, from stadium to complex, and then got his squad's legs and minds back thereafter.
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