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Kiffin OK with kicking game

If Tennessee is to improve significantly on last season's 5-7 record, it must improve significantly on special teams. Fortunately for the Vols, that won't be difficult to accomplish.

Special teams cost Tennessee dearly last fall. The Big Orange ranked dead last among the 12 SEC teams in field-goal percentage (52.6 on a 10-of-19 success rate) and 10th in net punting (34.9 yards per kick). The Vols were ninth in punt-return average (7.6 yards) and eighth in net kickoff coverage (41.4 yards). Tennessee excelled in just two phases of special-teams play last fall. The Vols... Recommended Stories

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