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Taylor Named to Butkus Award Watch List

Taylor Named to Butkus Award Watch List

Tennessee redshirt senior linebacker Darrell Taylor was named to the 35th annual Butkus Award Watch List, as announced Monday by the Butkus Foundation. The Butkus Award, named in honor of hall of fame linebacker Dick Butkus, has honored the nation’s top collegiate linebacker since 1985. Taylor is the first Tennessee linebacker to be included on the Butkus […]

Callaway Named All-SEC Second Team by Media

Callaway Named All-SEC Second Team by Media

Tennessee senior Marquez Callaway was tabbed an All-SEC second team selection as a return specialist by the media in attendance at SEC Media Days. Callaway has been one of the conference’s most dangerous return men during his time at Tennessee, racking up 389 punt return yards on 29 attempts while scoring a pair of touchdowns. His career […]

Tennessee Football Announces 2019 Fan Day for August 4

Tennessee Football Announces 2019 Fan Day for August 4

Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt and the Tennessee Volunteer football team invite fans to meet the Vols inside Neyland Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 4, for “Fan Day,” which will feature an open practice followed by an autograph session. Admission and parking are free for the event. Gate 21 will open for fans at 1:30 p.m. and the open […]

Big Night in Brooklyn: Three Vols Selected in NBA Draft

Big Night in Brooklyn: Three Vols Selected in NBA Draft

It was a night to remember for the Tennessee basketball program, as three Volunteers were selected in Thursday’s NBA Draft.  Grant Williams was the first Vol to hear his name called, as the Boston Celtics selected the forward with the 22nd overall pick. Admiral Schofield then was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 42nd overall pick. Schofield […]

12U Patriot Baseball Wins USSSA East Tn State Tourney

12U Patriot Baseball Wins USSSA East Tn State Tourney

The 12u JC Patriots, a 50-70 Baseball travel team, made up of players from all over Jefferson County, won the USSSA East Tn State Championship over the weekend in Bristol. The team went 4-1 this past weekend against travel teams from Nashville, Morristown, Bristol and Knoxville. This team has won the last three USSSA Tournaments […]

Vols Lead the Way at Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Induction

Vols Lead the Way at Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame Induction

The 53rd annual Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony had a distinct Big Orange feel on Saturday night at the Omni Hotel. Three former Tennessee student-athletes, Peyton Manning, Charles Davis and Kara Lawson, and a pair of former assistant football coaches, David Cutcliffe and Kippy Brown, were inducted as part of the 2019 class, while […]

Vols’ Season Ends with 5-2 Loss to No. 14 UNC in Regional Final

Vols’ Season Ends with 5-2 Loss to No. 14 UNC in Regional Final

No. 22 Tennessee had its memorable season come to an end, falling to No. 14 North Carolina, 5-2, in Saturday night’s regional final game at Boshamer Stadium. A bad first inning on the mound and a tough night offensively were the difference in the game, as UNC completed a perfect 3-0 weekend in the regional […]

Five Vols Grab Six Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Honors

Five Vols Grab Six Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Honors

Led by two honors for rising senior wide receiver Marquez Callaway, five Tennessee football players recently grabbed preseason All-SEC honors from Athlon Sports. Callaway collected second-team accolades as a specialist as well as fourth-team honors as a wide receiver. Rising seniors Darrell Taylor, an outside linebacker, and Nigel Warrior, a defensive back, were named to the third-team defense, […]

Tennessee Basketball’s Grant Williams Decides to Stay in Draft

Tennessee Basketball’s Grant Williams Decides to Stay in Draft

University of Tennessee forward Grant Williams announced Friday his decision to forgo his senior season, and stay in the NBA Draft. Coming off a stellar Volunteer Basketball Season, Williams played a major part for 2018-2019. The 6’7 junior averaged 18.8 points per game, 7.2 rebounds, and a field goal rate of 56.5%. Williams announced in […]

Tennessee Athletics Announces Summer of Smokey

Tennessee Athletics Announces Summer of Smokey

Tennessee Athletics’ annual summer outreach tour takes on a different, more expansive look and feel this year, with the aim of blanketing the entire Volunteer State during the “Summer of Smokey.” Whereas in previous years the Big Orange Caravan made handful of stops in various cities around the state and Southeast region, the Summer of […]

T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League to Fish Douglas Lake

T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League to Fish Douglas Lake

The FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament season will continue Saturday, April 27, with a T-H Marine FLW BFL Volunteer Division tournament on Douglas Lake. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers will be competing for top awards of up to $8,000 and $3,000 respectively in the one-day tournament. Take-off is set for 7:00 a.m. at Mountain […]

Barnes Claims Another Coach of the Year Award

Barnes Claims Another Coach of the Year Award

During its annual Naismith Awards Brunch at the Final Four Sunday in Minneapolis, the Atlanta Tipoff Club announced that Tennessee’s Rick Barnes is the winner of the 2019 Werner Ladder Naismith Men’s Coach of the Year Award. Barnes was the runner-up for the award last season. He becomes the first Tennessee men’s coach to win the award, […]

Williams Named Unanimous Consensus First-Team All-American

Williams Named Unanimous Consensus First-Team All-American

After being tabbed a first-team All-American by the Associated Press (AP) on Tuesday, Tennessee’s Grant Williams earned unanimous consensus first-team All-American status from the NCAA. “It’s honestly incredible,” Williams said. “I never dreamed of earning this. I am thankful for everyone who has helped me reach this point. I want to thank my teammates, my coaches and […]

Vols’ Impressive Season Comes to a Close in Sweet Sixteen, Fall 99-94 in Overtime to Purdue

Vols’ Impressive Season Comes to a Close in Sweet Sixteen, Fall 99-94 in Overtime to Purdue

Tennessee’s impressive season came to an end Thursday night, as the Vols fell in the Sweet Sixteen to Purdue in overtime, 99-94, at the KFC Yum! Center. After facing an 18-point deficit at the 16:19 mark and with all the momentum in Purdue’s favor, the Vols stormed back with a 19-2 run to take their […]

Tennessee Announces Change in Women’s Basketball Leadership

Tennessee Announces Change in Women’s Basketball Leadership

Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer announced Wednesday that Lady Vols basketball coach Holly Warlick has been relieved of her duties. “Holly and I met this afternoon, and I informed her of the decision to change leadership within the program,” Fulmer said. “Holly has dedicated most of her adult life to the University of Tennessee and the Lady Vols […]

Barnes Wins Henry IBA National Coach of the Year

Barnes Wins Henry IBA National Coach of the Year

After leading the Volunteers to one of their best seasons in program history, Tennessee head coach Rick Barnes was selected as the winner of the 2019 Henry Iba Award as National Coach of the Year by the United States Basketball Writers Association on Monday. With a Hall of Fame-worthy résumé already, Barnes checked off another impressive accomplishment […]

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