Tennessee returned from its Easter Break on Tuesday to find the heat turned up at Haslam Field.

“It was hot, so we had a little weather change and that gets tough,” head coach Derek Dooley said of temperatures in the mid-80s.

“We had a great tempo the first half of practice and then it starts getting on you. You get tired and start finding reasons to quit, to not be disciplined.

“We tailed off a little down the stretch and we’ve got to work on that.”

Tennessee is practicing three consecutive days during the mid-week in preparation for Saturday’s second big scrimmage of spring practice.

“This will be our first back-to-back practices,” Dooley said. “We’re really limiting what we’re putting in now and our focus is on execution. It’s getting used to picking up the pace as far

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