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Tennessee players call meeting after loss: ‘Things are going to change this week’


KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — Trying to maintain unity and stave off conflict after an 0-3 start, Tennessee veterans called a players-only meeting Sunday after returning home from a 41-31 loss at Mississippi State.

Linebackers Herman Lathers and A.J. Johnson helped organize the meeting.

“We pulled some of the guys together and we said, ‘If you don’t want to play, go down to the scout team. We’re tired of losing here and things are going to change and things are going to change this week,'” Lathers said. “Guys that weren’t doing it right, we’re going to kick them off the field.”

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Tennessee preps for scrimmage in Johnson City on Day 2 of trip

vols-practice-0810-brimer.jpgJOHNSON CITY, Tennessee — The first Tennessee football practice at Milligan College will likely come on Monday, when the weather looks like it will be sunny and clear here in northeastern Tennessee.

In the meantime, the Vols will scrimmage today at Science Hill High School before taking an off-day for meetings and video work Sunday.

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