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The Feed: Turning the Corner at Tennessee?

The headlines in college football…

The season just ended up a massive nightmare for Tennessee Volunteer fans. The team finished the season 4–8, 0–8 in SEC play in last place in the Eastern Division and the SEC. They were also the first Tennessee team in program history to lose eight games in a season, as well as the first to not win an SEC game since becoming a charter member of the conference in 1932. Butch Jones was the next big hope when he arrived in 2013, but his record at Tennessee was 34-27  in 5 seasons, topping out with his 9-4 squads in 2015 and 2016 that could manage no better than 5-3 in the SEC. He was fired prior to the game against LSU. Can a new head coach (former Alabama Defensive Coordinator Jeremy Pruitt) and the return of Phillip Fulmer (who was head coach from 1992-2008) spell relief for what ails the faithful on Rocky Top?

ESPN – Jeremy Pruitt ready to solely focus on coaching Vols

Associated Press – Fulmer wants to restore stability at Tennessee as Vols’ AD

Associated Press – Fitzpatrick among 5 Alabama underclassmen entering NFL draft

Associated Press – South Carolina’s Muschamp gets 6-year, $28.2 million deal

Associated Press – Marcus Lattimore joins South Carolina football staff

Associated Press – Injured Florida safety Harris leaves school early, turns pro

Associated Press – Orgeron returns to Ensminger to run LSU offense

Associated Press – UNC lineman Hatton gives up football after 4th concussion

Associated Press – Florida freshman Russell has career-ending heart condition

ESPN – Sorry, Lane. Hello, Chip: Revisiting 2017 predictions and making new ones for 2018

ESPN – Despite loss, Georgia should have a good feeling about its future

ESPN – What you need to know before national signing day on Feb. 7 – ‘5 or 6’ running backs could win the starting job for Auburn in 2018 – Michigan’s Chris Partridge reportedly turns down Alabama offer

Corn Nation – The Way Too Early Top 25 Of Amazing Prognostication

Sports Illustrated – Jalen Hurts, Tua Tagovailoa and Alabama’s Fascinating Offseason Quarterback Quandary

Sports Illustrated – Previewing the Biggest Storylines of the 2018 College Football Offseason

Curated by Steven Stiefel

The Feed: Clemson Gives Dabo Swinney 8-year, $54 Million Contract Extension

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The headlines in college football…

ESPN – Dabo Swinney to be paid average of $6.75 million through 2024

ESPN – Atlanta to Atlanta? How FSU-Bama can create firsts for the CFP

ESPN – The most lethal call in college football (unless you get caught)

ESPN – The happiest – and most miserable – Fan bases in college football

ESPN – College football’s most binge-worthy teams in 2017

MSN – Top storylines entering the college football season

College Football News – 5 (Potentially) Stupid College Football Predictions For 2017

NBC Sports – 2017 Preseason Previews: Top 25

NBC Sports – Jim McElwain aware of Gator players’ weed citations, says ‘it has been dealt with’

NBC Sports – Jim McElwain hints at playing three quarterbacks vs. Michigan

NBC Sports – Tennessee WR Josh Smith has sprained shoulder, not broken collarbone

Associated Press – Alabama-Florida State kicks off this season’s games to watch

Associated Press – A freshman no more, ‘Bama’s Jalen Hurts focused on future

Associated Press – Quarterback Vincent Testaverde transferring out of Miami

Sports Illustrated – SEC Playoff Prospectus: The Five Teams That Can Make the Final Four

Bleacher Report – $72 Million for a High School Stadium? In Texas, It’s Only Up from There

MSN – Predicting The Heisman Trophy Race

Curated by Steven Stiefel

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