John Adams: Competition will have say in how strong UT finishes

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Missouri running back Henry Josey, right, walks off the field with teammate Evan Boehm, left, after the 27-24 loss to South Carolina in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

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Missouri running back Henry Josey, right, walks off the field with teammate Evan Boehm, left, after the 27-24 loss to South Carolina in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Tennessee’s October consisted of two losses in three games, including a defeat of historical proportions against Alabama. But even on the heels of a 45-10 loss to Alabama, the month still qualified as a success.

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johnlg00 writes:

As of today, a record of 6-6 seems like a slam-dunk minimum for this team, 7-5 seems doable, and 8-4 is not out of the question with the right resolution to several big "ifs". Some key ones among several areas of concern are the return and reasonable health of Randolph and Moore, settling the QB question, continued development of the young receivers, and maintenance of good morale in the wake of the Bama thrashing.

Respectively, the records mentioned above would, in terms of judging CBJ's first year, represent "acceptable", "promising", and "outstanding" grades. Let's see just how high the Vols can go this year!

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