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Through the Lens: Recruiting Celebrations

Feb. 7, 2013


Follow us "Through the Lens" as we provide periodic photo updates during the Tennessee football staff's recruiting celebration trip across the state of Tennessee from Memphis to Nashville and back home to Rocky Top. For instant updates, follow @Vol_Football and @Vol_Photos on Twitter.

8:15 PM ET That's All, Folks!

Jones
Coach Jones poses for pictures with fans after finishing up on stage at the last of the day's three events.


7:45 PM ET Thigpen Puts on a Show

Thigpen
Tommy Thigpen had the crowd in stitches with his comedy act.


7:30 PM ET Standing Oh!

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Jay Graham received three standing ovations, one at each stop of the celebration tour today.


6:35 PM ET All Set Up and Ready to Go

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The fans are ready to go!


6:15 PM ET Smokey in the House

Smokey
Smokey X making an appearance at the Knoxville event.


4:49 PM ET Touchdown at Tennessee!

Knoxville
Wheels down in Knoxville. Time for Dinner at Neyland!


3:47 PM ET Returning to Rocky Top

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Butch Jones and Dave Hart on the plane headed back to Knoxville.


2:35 PM ET Hitting the Airwaves

Nashville
Butch Jones getting prepped to go on 104.5 The Zone.


2:15 PM ET Martinez Makes an Impression

Nashville
UT defensive backs coach Willie Martinez addresses the fans in Nashville.


1:56 PM ET Nashville Introduction


1:15 PM ET Mingling in Music City

Fans
Butch Jones meeting with fans in the Music City.


12:28 PM ET On the Ground in Music City

Nashville
Butch Jones arrives in Nashville for the second leg of the day's festivities.


12:10 PM ET View From Above

Ovation
The Vol contingent flying into Nashville.


11:06 AM ET Thanks Memphis, Hello Nashville

CCMPLETE MEMPHIS PHOTO GALLERY


9:55 AM ET Standing Ovation

Ovation
Butch Jones and the UT staff get a standing ovation at the end of the Memphis breakfast.


9:25 AM ET Speaking Engagement

Ovation
Butch Jones speaks at the Memphis recruiting celebration breakfast.


9:13 AM ET Jones Meets With the Media


8:54 AM ET This fan is #AllButch

Fan
This fan went all out for today's breakfast in Memphis.


8:45 AM ET Hi, My Name is Butch Jones

Fans
Butch Jones meeting with fans in Memphis.


8:39 AM ET Packed House

Breakfast
Sell-out crowd on hand for the recruiting celebration breakfast in Memphis.


8:25 AM ET Police Escort

Police

Police

8:11 AM ET Hello Memphis!

arrival in Memphis
Butch Jones gets off the plane in Memphis.


7:55 AM ET One Flight Down, Two to Go

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The first flight is complete as the UT array lands safely in Memphis.


6:55 AM ET Doing Work

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Butch Jones and staff get some work in during the flight to Memphis.


6:42 AM ET Wheels Up!

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A view from inside the cockpit as the Tennessee football staff heads across the state.


6:37 AM ET Big Men on Campus

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UT AD Dave Hart and head football coach Butch Jones talk before boarding the plane to Memphis.


6:32 AM ET Statewide Celebration

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A football helmet signed by head coach Butch Jones is one of the many items that will be given away during the day-long and statewide celebration.



 

 

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