After UT tackles APR problem on several fronts, Butch Jones declares big 'win'

'Greatest win' will avoid any sanctions

The Tennessee Vols run through the 'T' to open the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats Saturday, Sep. 10, 2011 in Neyland Stadium. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

Photo by Michael Patrick, copyright © 2011

The Tennessee Vols run through the "T" to open the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats Saturday, Sep. 10, 2011 in Neyland Stadium. (MICHAEL PATRICK/NEWS SENTINEL)

Tennessee coach Butch Jones this week called his team’s climb out of the academic danger zone perhaps “the greatest win in the history of Tennessee football.”

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Comments » 5

h8FLORIDA writes:

This is a huge win. Keep it up CBJ!!!

ThirdCreek writes:

Glad to see him clean up the mess left by Dooley and Kiffin.

bUTch__please writes:

Competitive on the field and winning in the classroom...in less than a year.

Outstanding job Coach Jones!

jakethevolguy writes:

Good news! I'm anxious to see how this help in recruiting. Another win off the field. Now let's win one at Mizzou tomorrow. GBO!

johnlg00 writes:

Good news indeed, but my guess is that the Vols still have some way to go to get into the upper half of the conference in APR, which is still a rather low bar compared to how some other FBS conferences are doing. With apologies to Joshua Dobbs, the Vols aren't known for turning out rocket scientists. Maybe CBJ can continue to improve the program in that area as well.

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