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Day 3 of fall camp for the Vols
WBIR takes a look at the Vols' third practice of the fall.
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00:00 They really fault him for the Tennessee balls and they
00:02 were hoping to take it up but not chapter to --
00:05 in just helmets the balls went to shells looks helmets and
00:08 shoulder pads. Now all the coaches will tell you this team
00:11 is a lot faster than last year it was not the
00:14 fast energetic start they were looking for today. We thought about
00:18 it mentality. We can come out back. Come out tomorrow night.
00:26 Yeah today today was a great start practicing and we'll come
00:28 back tomorrow. Get me we have a standard and expectation here.
00:33 Whether your first year player per -- player -- seasoned veteran
00:37 you expect to come out. Ball with a mental intensity every
00:40 day to compete that got shot -- that. We we had
00:44 a flashback moments from the -- For more on that rough
00:48 start to practice here's WB IR ten sports Patrick Murray. Day
00:53 three -- fall camp was a little bit tougher for the
00:55 balls with the shoulder pads on Butch Jones was pretty unhappy
00:58 at least early on in practice when the media. It's allowed
01:01 to watch during stretching he wanted everything to be perfect. And
01:05 if anyone wasn't doing something right. The -- set to start
01:07 the stretch. All over again for example Jalen -- didn't have
01:11 his chin strap buckled. So they had to start all over
01:13 Chris weathered. Had his foot in the wrong place they had
01:16 to start all over -- crew and didn't clap at the
01:19 right time they had to start all over and bush was
01:21 also unhappy with the leadership on this team got -- he
01:27 sent the players that the leaders to the pit. With strength
01:31 coach Dave Lawson to -- some extra calisthenics during stretching because
01:34 they were in keeping the younger guys in line. After they
01:38 finally got the stretch is right bush called in the first
01:41 circle of life -- a fall camp and after at least
01:44 a dozen circle quite match ups. He brought the team in
01:47 together and ask them. If they wanted to win and told
01:50 them that if that was the case he needed more out
01:53 of them especially mentally especially energy wise. The balls are back
01:57 at it tomorrow afternoon at UT campus some Patrick Murray --
02:01 VIR ten sports.
Tennessee stepped up from just helmets to shells on the third day of fall camp. Even with the ability to pop pads on Sunday, head coach Butch Jones wasn't too happy at the start of practice.
Jones made the entire players staff do extra conditioning at the start of practice.
The "Circle of Life" drill returned with the appearance of shoulder pads. Over 10 head-to-head battles took place before practice resumed.
The Tennessee assistant coaches spoke to the media following practice. You can listen to what they had to say below.
John Jancek, Defensive Coordinator--
Tennessee defensive coordinator John Jancek's comments following Sunday's practice.
Mike Bajakian, Offensive Coordinator--
Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian's comments following practice on Sunday.
Willie Martinez, Asst. Head Coach-Defense, Defensive Backs--
Tennessee asstant head coach-defense, defensive backs coach Willie Martinez's comments after Sunday's practice.
Mark Elder, Tight Ends/Special Teams Coordinator--
Tennessee tight ends/special teams coordinator Mark Elder's comments following Sunday's practice.
Don Mahoney, Offensive Line--
Tennessee offensive line coach Don Mahoney's comments after Sunday's practice.
Tommy Thigpen, Linebackers--
Tennessee linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen's comments following Sunday's practice.
Robert Gillespie, Running backs--
Tennessee running backs coach Robert Gillespie's comments following Sunday's practice.
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