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Samantha Smoak • The Daily Beacon

Senior running back Marlin lane cataches a pass at the first day of fall training camp on August 1.

Day one: Lane and others take lead in Vols first day of training camp

Football is back.

The Vols took to Haslam Field on a clear and cool Friday night, as they began preparation for the upcoming season that opens up Aug. 31.

Freshman kicker Aaron Medley executed a surprise game-winning field goal kick scenario to end the practice and head coach Butch Jones said the team was "much faster in all areas of the game" out on the field.

"It was good to go back to work," Jones said. "There was a lot of thinking going on and great energy, but at times I thought we had some lulls in practice. I think ...