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The Volunteer State is a Tennessee Vols sports podcast covering sports topics from the University of Tennessee featuring The Knoxville News Sentinel's John Adams, Mike Wilson and Blake Toppmeyer. The Tennessean, Nashville Tennessee.

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The Volunteer State is a Tennessee Vols sports podcast covering sports topics from the University of Tennessee featuring The Knoxville News Sentinel's John Adams, Mike Wilson and Blake Toppmeyer. The Tennessean, Nashville Tennessee.

    How do Tennessee football's chances look for playing 2020 season as planned?

    How do Tennessee football's chances look for playing 2020 season as planned?

    The No. 1 question on many college football fans' minds right now is: Will the 2020 season unfold without disruption? Sports Illustrated national college football writer Ross Dellenger joins us this week on this topic.

    • 20 min
    What’s next for Tennessee football recruiting after torrid stretch?

    What’s next for Tennessee football recruiting after torrid stretch?

    No team has had a better stretch of recruiting in the last two weeks than Tennessee. Ryan Callahan, recruiting editor for GoVols247, joins the podcast to discuss UT’s recent string of commitments and another potential big recruiting weekend ahead.

    • 18 min
    Will Jeremy Pruitt recruit more NFL Draft picks to Tennessee than Butch Jones did?

    Will Jeremy Pruitt recruit more NFL Draft picks to Tennessee than Butch Jones did?

    Butch Jones got off to a good start in recruiting future draft picks. Six Vols were selected in the first four rounds of the 2017 draft, a sign of the strength of Jones' early recruiting classes.

    Then, Tennessee's draft output fizzled. 

    • 22 min
    Did Tennessee football dodge a bullet by not hiring eccentric Mike Leach?

    Did Tennessee football dodge a bullet by not hiring eccentric Mike Leach?

    Jeremy Pruitt looks smarter by the day. He's toasting an 8-5 season. And it's been a while since he said anything worthy of critique, unlike some peers.

    • 22 min
    What's the chance Tennessee football actually plays this season?

    What's the chance Tennessee football actually plays this season?

    The 2020 college football season is at least somewhat in doubt. No one who has been paying attention to recent events can dispute that.

    • 25 min
    Which Tennessee football players are affected most (or least) by the interruption of spring practice?

    Which Tennessee football players are affected most (or least) by the interruption of spring practice?

    Veterans like Guarantano and other returning starters probably would endure less of an impact of spring practice being canceled. Younger players who needed seasoning or more time to understand the system will be more greatly affected.

    • 23 min

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