Wednesday February 24th, 2016

It's been a busy off-season at Tennessee for all of the wrong reasons as the school faces a federal lawsuit over its handling of sexual assault cases, including several involving Volunteers athletes. The lawsuit also claims Tennessee has a "hostile sexual environment" that inferred with the discipline of athletes.

Dustin Dopirak of the Knoxville News Sentinel joins host Zac Ellis on the SI College Football Podcast to break down the allegations against Tennessee and how the athletic department is responding. What effect could the lawsuit have on Tennessee? Could it impact head coach Butch Jones and the Volunteers ahead of a pivotal season in which they are projected to contend for an SEC East title?

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