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SEC Football Previews: New coach earning regard of Volunteers

Posted: August 2, 2010 at 4:44 a.m.

Tennessee Coach Derek Dooley, in his first year at the Volunteers’ helm, is busy earning the respect of his team while simultaneously trying to repair its image. He is the third coach in three years for Tennessee, following Phillip Fulmer and Lane Kiffin.

When Derek Dooley held his first team meeting as Tennessee’s coach, senior linebacker Nick Reveiz liked not only what Dooley said, but the way he said it. “I was kind of comforted by the Southern drawl,” Reveiz said at SEC media days.

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Sports, Pages 13 on 08/02/2010

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