Butch Jones meets with media to open Tennessee spring football - WRCBtv.com | Chattanooga News, Weather & Sports

Working Together For You

Butch Jones meets with media to open Tennessee spring football

Posted: Updated:

KNOXVILLE, TN (Times Free Press) -- Butch Jones took the podium in the interview room inside Neyland Stadium on Friday morning and answered questions about his Tennessee football team.

The coach will find out plenty himself over the next month.

The Volunteers begin spring practice on Saturday morning under a new coaching staff, and Jones is looking to set the foundation of the program he took over just three months ago.

"I think the big thing is just developing our overall standard, our standard of play," he said during his pre-practice news conference. "You can't take anything for granted. Today we went out and walked around the practice fields, so when our players hit the ground running tomorrow, they know where we're at, the individual periods, transitions, the standard and expectation by which we're going to first and foremost begin to develop this football team, and that's on the practice field.

Read more from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.


  • Channel 3 Eyewitness SportsMore>>

  • UPDATE: Donnie Tyndall introduced as new Tennessee basketball Coach

    UPDATE: Donnie Tyndall introduced as new Tennessee basketball Coach

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:49:58 GMT
    University of Tennessee vice chancellor and director of athletics Dave Hart announced today the hiring ofDonnie Tyndall as the Volunteers' 19th men's basketball coach.More
    University of Tennessee vice chancellor and director of athletics Dave Hart announced today the hiring ofDonnie Tyndall as the Volunteers' 19th men's basketball coach.More
  • Miami's Fernandez K's 14 to silence Braves

    Miami's Fernandez K's 14 to silence Braves

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:55:43 GMT
    SPORTS - Atlanta BravesSPORTS - Atlanta Braves
    Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night.More
    Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Miami Marlins shut out the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Tuesday night.More
  • Mocs golf team falls 1 stroke shy of SoCon Tourney Title

    Mocs golf team falls 1 stroke shy of SoCon Tourney Title

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:57 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:57:55 GMT
    Sports - Chattanooga Mocs UTCSports - Chattanooga Mocs UTC
    One stroke. That was the difference for the Chattanooga Mocs this day at the Southern Conference Golf Championship at National Golf Club. The Mocs and Georgia Southern dueled to the final hole with the Eagles claiming the one-shot win.More
    One stroke. That was the difference for the Chattanooga Mocs this day at the Southern Conference Golf Championship at National Golf Club. The Mocs and Georgia Southern dueled to the final hole with the Eagles claiming the one-shot win.More
Powered by WorldNow
Can't find what you're looking for?

WRCB-TV
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
(423) 267-5412

WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WRCB. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.