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Tennessee practice wrap: Butch Jones goes to 11-on-11 work to ‘jump start’ practice

Dylan Wiesman

Tennessee freshman offensive lineman Dylan Wiesman stretches before practice on Aug. 5, 2013, at Haslam Field in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tennessee — With fatigue setting in on players going through their fourth consecutive day of practice, Tennessee coach Butch Jones decided to throw out the normal script and launch right into 11-on-11 team work.

“I knew I needed to do something to jump-start practice and get their juices flowing, so to speak,” Jones said after Monday evening’s session.

(You can read some of ourĀ initial observations here).

Repeating a consistent theme, Jones said he’ll be watching to see which players have a “sense of urgency” as camp goes on.

“The hour glass has turned over,” he said. “Time is critical.”

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