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Tennessee football: WR a reason for optimism, outlet says

Dec 5, 2020; Knoxville, Tennessee, USA; Tennessee Volunteers wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. (1) waits for a kickoff during the first half against the Florida Gators at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Johnny Majors rebuilt Tennessee football in the 1970s and 1980s by turning the program into Wide Receiver U. Could that be the formula for Josh Heupel as he tries to turn around the Vols his first year on the job? One outlet is making that case.

In his article citing every SEC team’s reason for optimism in 2021, Brad Crawford of 247Sports mentioned receivers for the Vols heading into Heupel’s first season.