NCAA report shows Tennessee football team graduates more student athletes than before

The University of Tennessee football team has taken a step forward in its effort to graduate student athletes, according to the NCAA’s most recent Graduation Success Rate Study.

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Comments » 8

TNlogfire writes:

nice improvement...8-)...baby steps right now...Butch actually gives a sht if our kids graduate...

Snapshot writes:

If they want to graduate they can, they have all kinds of resources to help them do so. But they have to want to. Too bad more players don't realize the value a degree can have over their lifetime.

atnvol#283282 writes:

Great job Coach. You are a asset to this University in many ways.

88volgrad writes:

Butch Jones had absolutely nothing to do with it.

ScotsIrishAmerican writes:

in response to 88volgrad:

Butch Jones had absolutely nothing to do with it.

Umm. . . yes, he did. Read the other story. http://www.govolsxtra.com/news/2013/o...

c9bcc writes:

Smart in the classroom translates to smart on the field.

ewoodbery (staff) writes:

in response to ScotsIrishAmerican:

Umm. . . yes, he did. Read the other story. http://www.govolsxtra.com/news/2013/o...

The APR and GSR are different metrics.

The GSR (which is what this story is about) is essentially a modified six-year graduation rate.

So players recruited by Butch Jones won't start showing up until the GSR released in about 2018.

jakethevolguy writes:

in response to ewoodbery:

The APR and GSR are different metrics.

The GSR (which is what this story is about) is essentially a modified six-year graduation rate.

So players recruited by Butch Jones won't start showing up until the GSR released in about 2018.

What about the convincing former player to return and get their degree? Didn't Butch have some input on that?

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