KNOXVILLE — Butch Jones can go ahead and grab the wireless microphone from storage.
Tennessee's first-year football coach soon will be declaring directives via his preferred teaching tool.
The Volunteers report for training camp Thursday and open preseason preparations with their first practice Friday afternoon.
There are many orders of business, from finding a starter at quarterback and identifying defensive difference-makers to finding help at receiver and determining which newcomers can provide immediate help, and there's little time to waste.
Jones hopes his first Tennessee team can quickly shake the rust from more than three months without one of his practices and build off a summer program geared toward improving players physically and developing team leadership.
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