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Tennessee Football Walk-On Tryouts Set for January 29

Tennessee Football Walk-On Tryouts Set for January 29

The Tennessee football team will hold spring 2018 walk-on tryouts on Monday, Jan. 29, at the Anderson Training Center. Tryouts for Tennessee football team will start at 6 p.m. ET and consist of speed and agility drills. In order to participate in the walk-on program, participants must be enrolled at the University of Tennessee for [...]

#6 Lady Vols Fall to #17 Texas A&M in Overtime, 79-76

#6 Lady Vols Fall to #17 Texas A&M in Overtime, 79-76

 Danni Williams made three free throws with 7.8 seconds remaining in overtime to put No. 17/16 Texas A&M ahead and help hand No. 6/6 Tennessee its first loss of the season, 79-76, on Thursday night at Reed Arena. Mercedes Russell recorded 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Lady Vols (15-1, 3-1 SEC). The loss [...]

National Championship To Be an All SEC Affair

National Championship To Be an All SEC Affair

Tonight’s College Football Playoff National Championship Game is gearing up.  Fans from both divisions of the SEC are drawing their lines, and fans from other conferences are telling tales of how they were robbed.  Some fans believed that Alabama didn’t deserve their number four spot, and other fans have made their opinions known about having two [...]

Second Half Surge Gives Vols 76-65 Victory Over #17 Kentucky

Second Half Surge Gives Vols 76-65 Victory Over #17 Kentucky

Admiral Schofield scored 20 points and recorded nine rebounds to lead the 23rd-ranked Tennessee Volunteers to a 76-65 victory over No. 17 Kentucky on Saturday night at a sold out Thompson-Boling Arena. The Vols (10-4, 1-2 SEC) shot 54 percent from the field in the second half while using a strong defensive effort to outscore [...]

No. 7 Lady Vols Improve To 13-0 With 63-49 Win At Kentucky

No. 7 Lady Vols Improve To 13-0 With 63-49 Win At Kentucky

No. 7/7 Tennessee improved to 13-0 overall and 1-0 in the SEC on Sunday, defeating Kentucky (8-7, 0-1 SEC) 63-49 in front of a crowd of 8,921 at Rupp Arena. The victory was UT’s first in the venue in three tries. The Big Orange women lost to the Wildcats during the 2005-06 season and fell [...]

Vols Welcome 13 Newcomers During Early Signing Period

Vols Welcome 13 Newcomers During Early Signing Period

Friday’s signing announcement by Under Armour All-American Alontae Taylor gave head coach Jeremy Pruitt and the Tennessee football program 13 members in their 2018 Class. The Early Signing Period began on Wednesday and wraps up at the end of the day on Friday. UT will add several more Vols during the traditional National Signing Day [...]

JEREMY PRUITT TO BE INTRODUCED THURSDAY AS TENNESSEE’S NEXT HEAD FOOTBALL COACH

JEREMY PRUITT TO BE INTRODUCED THURSDAY AS TENNESSEE’S NEXT HEAD FOOTBALL COACH

University of Tennessee, Knoxville Chancellor Beverly Davenport and Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer will hold a press conference Thursday at 6:05 p.m. ET in the Peyton Manning Locker Room to introduce Jeremy Pruitt as Tennessee’s next head football coach. The press conference will be streamed live on UTsports.com and can be heard throughout the state on the [...]

Manning Inducted In To College Football Hall of Fame

Manning Inducted In To College Football Hall of Fame

Peyton Manning rewrote the University of Tennessee football record books as a quarterback from 1994 to 1997, becoming the Volunteers’ all-time leader in passing yards (11,201), wins by a quarterback (39) and passing touchdowns (89), while winning the Davey O’Brien Award, Johnny Unitas Award and the Maxwell Award, among several honors, and leading UT to [...]

Statement from University of Tennessee Vice Chancellor/Athletic Director John Currie

Statement from University of Tennessee Vice Chancellor/Athletic Director John Currie

After reports that the University of Tennessee were in talks with Ohio State Defensive Coordinator Greg Schiano leaked yesterday afternoon, the backlash prompted both parties to walk away from the deal.  Earlier today, Vice Chancellor/Athletic Director John Currie released the following statement: “As we began our search for our next head football coach earlier this [...]

Vols Lose to Vanderbilt, 42-24, in Season Finale

Vols Lose to Vanderbilt, 42-24, in Season Finale

The Tennessee Volunteers concluded the 2017 football season Saturday with a 42-24 loss to Vanderbilt at Neyland Stadium in front of a crowd of 83,117. After a close start, Vanderbilt (5-7, 1-7 SEC) took a 21-14 lead shortly before halftime with a touchdown. While Tennessee (4-8, 0-8) came within four points on a 49-yard field goal by Aaron [...]

Vols Fall to LSU, 30-10

Vols Fall to LSU, 30-10

Tennessee out-gained 20th-ranked LSU, 287-281, but a pair of Vol turnovers and the Tigers’ strong rushing attack proved to be the difference in a 30-10 win for LSU on a damp Saturday night at Neyland Stadium. With an announced crowd of 96,888 on hand despite gusting winds and heavy rain in the forecast, UT redshirt freshman quarterback Jarrett [...]

A Letter From John Currie: Nov. 12, 2017

A Letter From John Currie: Nov. 12, 2017

Good Afternoon, Big Orange Nation. This morning I met with Coach Butch Jones to discuss the future of the football program, and I informed him of my decision that he step down as the University of Tennessee’s head football coach. Transitions like this are never easy for anyone involved, and I am grateful for the way Coach [...]

Vols Fall to Missouri, 50-17

Vols Fall to Missouri, 50-17

The Tennessee Volunteers dropped their final road SEC game of the season, 50-17, on Saturday night to Missouri as true freshman quarterback Will McBride made his first-career start for the Big Orange. Tennessee (4-6, 0-6 SEC) now holds a 2-4 all-time record against Missouri (5-5, 2-4 SEC), including a 1-2 record in Columbia. In his first start, McBride completed [...]

Vols Celebrate Homecoming With 24-10 Win

Vols Celebrate Homecoming With 24-10 Win

With the defense forcing two third-quarter turnovers and the offense converting those opportunities into 14 points, Tennessee broke open a tight game and surged past Southern Miss, 24-10, Saturday night in the annual Homecoming game at Neyland Stadium. With an announced crowd of 95,551 on hand, UT improved to 4-5 on the season, thanks to a pair [...]

Tennessee Edged by Kentucky, 29-26

Tennessee Edged by Kentucky, 29-26

Tennessee came out strong against Kentucky as the Volunteers forced four fumbles in the game and rushed for a season-high 155 yards in the first half on Saturday, but the Wildcats held on for a 29-26 final at Kroger Field. Tennessee (3-5, 0-5 SEC) now holds a 79-25-9 all-time record against Kentucky (6-2, 3-2 SEC), [...]

Patriots Shut Out by Dobyns-Bennett Indians, 39-0

Patriots Shut Out by Dobyns-Bennett Indians, 39-0

Senior Night at Leroy Shannon Field had a bright new feature Friday night. The new beast of a jumbotron was up and functional, truly a sight for Patriot fans. Seniors from all fall sports came out onto the field to be honored before the game, giving the Jefferson County faithful a reason to beam with [...]

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