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Tennessee spring football practice No. 8: Observations from the sidelines

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KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — Thursday morning’s practice started with excitement.


“This one is for soft-batch cookies!” Tennessee coach Butch Jones shouted into the microphone during one of the pre-practice player battles that occurs when players gather in a circle at midfield.

Our ears perked up! Cookies? Alas, it was a metaphor, and there were no actual cookies.

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