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Tennessee's Butch Jones steadily building Volunteers into a powerhouse

Tennessee's Butch Jones steadily building Volunteers into a powerhouse

The Times' annual college football countdown continues its march toward No. 1 with our pick today for No. 20. The last 7-6 Tennessee team that got me this excited was the 2009 squad led by Lane Kiffin, a bright young star who replaced tired old Phil Fulmer. The fire in Kiffin's eyes illuminated the Knoxville skyline as he appeared to be the necessary jolt needed to stir up Southeastern Conference recruiting wars and stop, in his tracks, Nick Saban at Alabama. Tennessee loved the young Kiffin and his beautiful wife. That was then.... Today's fans have used around-the-clockwork orange group therapy to block out 2009. Some deny Kiffin ever lived or worked there. He...

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