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KNOXVILLE — Butch Jones is in his 18 month as Tennessee's football coach.

KNOXVILLE — Butch Jones says it's the busiest time of the year for him and his assistant coaches.

KNOXVILLE — The conflict probably rattled around in the mind of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones with every Jalen Hurd broken tackle or Josh Malone reception in spring practice.

KNOXVILLE — The good news Tennessee's football program got late last October became official on Wednesday.

KNOXVILLE — Pig Howard's path back to the Tennessee football team remains on course.

KNOXVILLE — Pig Howard's path back to the Tennessee football team remains on course.

KNOXVILLE — Between the campus he'd seen at least 10 times before and some familiar faces, Ian Chiles must have felt he was experiencing some sort of homecoming while visiting the University of Tennessee the past two days.

KNOXVILLE — Devon Baulkman probably let out a fairly loud sigh of relief sometime Tuesday morning.

When former Southern Mississippi signee Willie Carmichael, a 6-foot-7 forward out of Wekiva High School near Orlando, Fla., announced Tuesday night he'd signed with Tennessee, it gave Donnie Tyndall's Vols their third recruiting addition of the day and fourth in the last two days.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee hit the transfer waiver wire to continue replenishing its basketball roster for new coach Donnie Tyndall's first season.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin was clipped in the arm by a bullet in the early-morning hours Sunday while in his hometown of Clarksville.

KNOXVILLE — Nearly five rounds and two days after the Miami Dolphins selected former Tennessee offensive lineman Ja'Wuan James with the 19th overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, two other former Volunteers were drafted.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's new basketball coaches were hopeful they could coax former signee Phil Cofer back into the fold.

KNOXVILLE — New Tennessee men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall and his staff still have some targets to recruit and roster spots to fill, but they seem happy with the earliest of their late additions.

KNOXVILLE — The decision paid off.

KNOXVILLE — Thursday turned into a pretty good day for new Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall.

KNOXVILLE -- Tennessee's revamped basketball signing class grew again today.

KNOXVILLE — A little more than a month ago, Tennessee football coach Butch Jones said the clock was ticking for lineman Jason Carr, a former four-star recruit out of Memphis.

KNOXVILLE — The number of defections and releases that greeted the start of Donnie Tyndall's tenure as Tennessee's basketball coach is alarming, but the Volunteers' new leader is rolling with the punches.

KNOXVILLE — Another official visitor, another spot filled for next season.

KNOXVILLE — With the four-man signing class entirely depleted, the post-coaching-change attrition hit the Tennessee men's basketball program's returning cast Monday afternoon.

KNOXVILLE — New Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall's task of replenishing the depleted roster he inherited got a boost late Thursday night.

KNOXVILLE — The timing is nearly perfect for Butch Jones and Tennessee.

KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee men's basketball schedule will include one of the nation's top mid-major programs for the next two seasons.

KNOXVILLE — For the last 13 years, John Brady could count on the same phone call every year before the basketball season tipped off.

KNOXVILLE — It's part of the reputation with which Donnie Tyndall is stepping into the Tennessee basketball head coaching position.

KNOXVILLE — The two iPhones sat on the coffee table in Donnie Tyndall's new office inside Thompson-Boling Arena, each continually buzzing right after the other in some sort of melody.

New Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall met with the Times Free Press on Thursday morning about his coaching staff and two remaining signees. The Vols are also going to be active in recruiting this weekend.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee now has its new basketball coach in place, and Donnie Tyndall's tenure began with some fallout that often comes with coaching changes.

KNOXVILLE — Donnie Tyndall was in Texas earlier this month with his fiancee and two young daughters at the annual college basketball coaching convention that accompanies the Final Four when he got a phone call.

KNOXVILLE — Roughly five years before he was hired as Tennessee's men's basketball coach, Donnie Tyndall was involved in an NCAA investigaton while at Morehead State.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee tailback Alden Hill is leaving the Volunteers.

KNOXVILLE — The school announced this morning that former Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall will be introduced as the next Vols basketball coach. Tyndall, a 43-year-old Michigan native, replaces Cuonzo Martin.

KNOXVILLE — On to the next one.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee’s search for a new basketball coach reportedly is focused on one candidate.

KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee's search for a new men's basketball coach to replace the departed Cuonzo Martin has turned its focus to Louisiana Tech coach Michael White, according to a report from CBS Sports.

KNOXVILLE — The timing of Cuonzo Martin's move to California this week — two weeks after it appeared he would remain Tennessee's basketball coach — came as a surprise.

KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee football program finished its second spring practice under Butch Jones last weekend, and the Volunteers now move into the next phase of the offseason.

KNOXVILLE — Dave Hart woke up Wednesday morning in a less than ideal situation having to replace a basketball coach heading into late April, but it's certainly not an intimidating scenario for Tennessee's athletic director.

KNOXVILLE — Two weeks ago, it all appeared to be done and dusted.

KNOXVILLE — The first mention Tobias Harris saw of Cuonzo Martin leaving Tennessee for the head coaching job at California on Tuesday was a post on Twitter.

KNOXVILLE -- Cuonzo Martin is leaving Tennessee after all.

KNOXVILLE — It's always dangerous to put too much stock in the box score of a spring game, and it's possibly even more foolish to compare one year's spring game to another.

KNOXVILLE — The decision of All-SEC forward Jarnell Stokes to enter the NBA draft early left Tennessee's frontcourt in desperate need of help for next season.

KNOXVILLE — The first fan arrived at Neyland Stadium at 4 a.m. Saturday to start the line for the one-hour autograph session with Tennessee football coach Butch Jones and his players.

KNOXVILLE — The 129 points Tennessee's offense accrued Saturday certainly were misleading, given the modified scoring system used in the Volunteers' Orange and White Game.

KNOXVILLE — It didn't take long for Tennessee's Orange and White Game to turn into a showcase of the Volunteers' young offensive talent.

KNOXVILLE — In his first spring game as Tennessee's football coach last April, Butch Jones doubled between his role as a coach and ringmaster for a circus.

KNOXVILLE -- For the better part of three years, the thought of playing in the NBA bounced around the headbanded head of Jarnell Stokes.

KNOXVILLE -- Jarnell Stokes announced early Friday afternoon that he will forego his senior season at Tennessee and instead enter the NBA draft.

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