There was plenty of attention paid to Tennessee and Butch Jones on Tuesday at SEC Media Days. The fourth-year head coach reeled off six straight wins to end 2015 and finds himself a favorite to win the SEC East in 2016.

Jones welcomed the expectations and added interest that comes with that.

"I remember standing up here at the podium three short years ago, and the room was half filled and nobody was talking about Tennessee football," Jones said.

But the main media room was full for Tennessee's time on the stage. Jones said he's been building for sustained success and wants to keep the program in the national spotlight.

"That's why you play, is to be in a program like the University of Tennessee where everybody is talking about you. That's what you work for. Now it's what you do with that opportunity."

You can watch Jones' opening statements in the video below.

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