Jul 17, 2013; Hoover, AL, USA; Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones talks with the media during the 2013 SEC football media days at the Hyatt Regency. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

VIDEO - Tennessee Vols Head Coach Butch Jones at SEC Media Days


New Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones has generated considerable in his few months at the helm. UT has hit tough times in recent years. Derek Dooley was ousted after two straight seasons without bowl appearances, and the hire of Jones marked the fourth head coach Tennessee has had since 2008.

Strong recruiting and a positive attitude have folks on Rocky Top believing the tumult might be nearing a conclusion. Jones commented on some of the challenges and successes he and his staff have faced in rebuilding one of college football’s most proud programs.

All videos are by Erin Smith of The Red & Black.

Jones on instilling toughness:

“Focus on pluses” a theme for the Vols in 2013:

“Seamless” transition:

Jones on the “high standard” expected of the Vols:

Butch Jones to operate as Tennessee football’s CEO:

Butch Jones on life in the SEC:


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