All-Access Video: Butch Jones Meets The Vols

The always excellent Vol Network staff put a mic on the Vols' new head coach as soon as he hit the ground yesterday, and documented his first steps in Knoxville. They captured his introductions in the football office, his interactions with other Vol coaches and legends like Condredge Holloway and John Ward, and his first promotional shots wearing the orange and white.

But most importantly, and perhaps most surprisingly, there's about three minutes of his very first meeting with the team in here. I've never seen this sort of access before, certainly not under Dooley's watch. He used a lot of the same language with the team he used in the press conference, and lands a great joke to cut the tension in the middle of his speech.

If this is a glimpse of what's to come, I like it. He's already been very involved with his personal twitter account:

This too is a step in the right direction. Increased transparency and interaction with the fanbase in ways like this will only help his cause, especially in the nine months between now and his first football game. Again, serious props to the staff and Coach Jones for putting this video together:

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