WATCH: Vols discuss new coaching staff, spring practice

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    Redshirt junior tight end Jacob Warren, senior corner Alontae Taylor, senior wide receiver Velus Jones and senior defensive lineman Matthew Butler met with the media on Friday to discuss Tennessee’s new coaching staff and the beginning of spring practice.

    Warren was the first to meet with the media and discussed his thoughts on being a tight end in this offense. He also discussed the first day of spring practice, his teammates in the transfer portal, starting with a clean slate under a new coaching staff and much more. Here’s everything Warren had to say:

    Taylor spoke second and explained whether he ever considered leaving Tennessee following the coaching change. He also discussed developing into more of a leader, new defensive backs coach Willie Martinez, his teammates in the transfer portal and much more. Here’s everything Taylor had to say:

    Jones spoke next and discussed his decision to take advantage of the free year of eligibility. He also discussed being a wide receiver in this offense, what he’s seen from the younger receivers, his roommate Hendon Hooker and much more. Here’s everything Jones had to say:

    Butler was the last to meet with the media and discussed his decision to also take advantage of the free year of eligibility. He also discussed the first day of spring practice, his teammates in the transfer portal, defensive line coach Rodney Garner and much more. Here’s everything Butler had to say: