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First-year Tennessee football assistant Monte Kiffin is widely considered a defensive genius ... and he'd better be if he's going to live up to expectations.

Consider: The 2008 Vols ranked No. 10 nationally in scoring defense (16.8 points per game), No. 4 nationally in pass defense (160.4 yards per game) and No. 3 nationally in total defense (263.5 yards per game). Still, Tennessee's fans believe the defense will be better in 2009. Even Tennessee's players believe this defense will prove superior to the one that finished No. 3 nationally in '0...

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