GVX By the Numbers: Joshua Dobbs' presence has brought new formations

Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) runs with the ball during the first half against Auburn in Neyland Stadium Saturday, Nov in Knoxville. Tenn. 9, 2013.     (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

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Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs (11) runs with the ball during the first half against Auburn in Neyland Stadium Saturday, Nov in Knoxville. Tenn. 9, 2013. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

A review of the News Sentinel's snap-by-snap database shows the Vols' offense has branched out in two areas. The Vols now use five times as many two-back sets, with both Rajion Neal and Marlin Lane in the backfield. They are also four times as likely to use five-receiver sets.

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