Entrance for 'Gate 21' — Vol. VIII

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Searching for a reason to have belief that the Tennessee Volunteers will start turning things around on the gridiron this fall? Is the roster recovered from an experience and numbers standpoint following the coaching changes?

Football coach Derek Dooley gave his thoughts on recruiting in the Carolinas. Is that even an area he and his staff are mining?

Find out what Cuonzo Martin had to say about the academic standing of his men's basketball roster.

What's up with Lady Vol softball? How does their path to Oklahoma City look?

Just how different will next year's Tennessee baseball team look?

Answers to these and several other questions revolving around Tennessee athletics are answered in this eighth edition of "Gate 21" in InsideTennessee's subscriber-only forum, Rocky Top News.

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