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Former Volunteer, Cowboys Legend Jason Witten Retires

Former Volunteer, Cowboys Legend Jason Witten Retires

Dallas Cowboys legend and former University of Tennessee star tight end Jason Witten announced his retirement from professional football on Thursday in a press conference at the Cowboys’ headquarters. Witten will still be visible in retirement as he will enter broadcasting and has accepted a position to join ESPN’s Monday Night Football as an analyst. [...]

11 VOLS Earn NFL Opportunities; Join Drafted Trio

11 VOLS Earn NFL Opportunities; Join Drafted Trio

After having three Vols selected during the 2018 NFL Draft, 11 more Vols were rewarded with opportunities from NFL teams by signing free agent deals or earning training camp invitations. Defensive back Rashaan Gaulden was the first Vol taken in the 2018 draft, going in the third round to the Carolina Panthers with the 85th [...]

Manning Selected for Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Manning Selected for Academic All-America Hall of Fame

Legendary Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning will be one of the newest members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Hall of Fame when the four-person 2018 Class is inducted this summer. The Academic All-America Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. on June 28 at the CoSIDA [...]

Guarantano Leads Orange to 34-7 Victory

Guarantano Leads Orange to 34-7 Victory

With redshirt sophomore quarterback Jarrett Guarantano leading the charge, the Orange rolled to a 34-7 victory Saturday afternoon in the 2018 DISH Orange and White Game. On an absolutely beautiful spring afternoon, 65,098 Tennessee fans made their way to Neyland Stadium to get a first-hand look at the Big Orange in action under first-year head [...]

JCHS Football Sideline Club Welcomes Phillip Fulmer

JCHS Football Sideline Club Welcomes Phillip Fulmer

The Jefferson County High School Football Sideline Club held a silent auction with featured speaker,  Phillip Fulmer, Thursday night.  The event, held at the James D. Swann Center for the Performing Arts, was held to raise funds for the Patriot Football Sideline Club, which provides for some of the needs of the Patriot Football Team. [...]

Tennessee to Welcome Vol Nation in Neyland Stadium for Dish Orange and White Game

Tennessee to Welcome Vol Nation in Neyland Stadium for Dish Orange and White Game

This year’s DISH Orange and White Game will be the first public look at new head coach Jeremy Pruitt‘s program. The event, on April 21, will feature a live game at 2 p.m., using standard scoring and rules, and several other new fan-friendly promotions. Pruitt hopes fans will treat the annual exhibition at Neyland Stadium like [...]

Vols Sweep Doubleheader to Complete Series Sweep over Alabama

Vols Sweep Doubleheader to Complete Series Sweep over Alabama

Tennessee took both games of its Sunday doubleheader against rival Alabama to complete its first SEC series sweep since 2015 against Mississippi State. The Volunteers received two complete-game performances from Garrett Stallings and Will Neely to improve to 16-9 overall and 4-2 in SEC play this season, which is the team’s best start to conference play since also going [...]

Barnes A Finalist for Werner Ladder Naismith Trophy for Men’s College Coach of the Year

Barnes A Finalist for Werner Ladder Naismith Trophy for Men’s College Coach of the Year

The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced finalists for the Werner Ladder Naismith Trophy for Men’s College Coach of the Year on Thursday, and Tennessee’s Rick Barnes made the four-man cut. Ten semifinalists were previously announced on Feb. 23. Other finalists include Virginia’s Tony Bennett, Ohio State’s Chris Holtmann and Villanova’s Jay Wright. A fan vote will account for [...]

Vols Hold Off Late Surge by Mississippi State to Win, 62-59

Vols Hold Off Late Surge by Mississippi State to Win, 62-59

Tennessee came up with a hard-fought, 62-59 win over seventh-seeded Mississippi State in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament at the Scottrade Center on Friday night. Led by SEC Co-Sixth Man of the Year Lamonte Turner‘s 15 points off the bench, the Vols (24-7) punched their ticket to Saturday’s semifinals with the win. Turner also added [...]

No. 16 Vols Survive Georgia, Claim SEC Regular Season Title

No. 16 Vols Survive Georgia, Claim SEC Regular Season Title

Tennessee scored the game’s final nine points and survived a thrilling battle with Georgia to win a share of the SEC regular-season championship, 66-61. The SEC title is UT’s first since the 2007-08 season. The Volunteers were picked in the preseason to finish 13th in the 14-team league. With Tennessee leading 61-60 with less than a minute [...]

LADY VOLS FALL TO NO. 8 SOUTH CAROLINA, 73-62

LADY VOLS FALL TO NO. 8 SOUTH CAROLINA, 73-62

No. 12 Tennessee erased a 16-point first-half deficit and closed within three in the third quarter but couldn’t overcome No. 8 South Carolina, falling 73-62 in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament at Bridgestone Arena. Freshman Anastasia Hayes led Tennessee (24-7) in scoring, tying her career high of 17 points. Senior Jaime Nared posted a double-double for Tennessee with [...]

Vols See Winning Streak End at Alabama

Vols See Winning Streak End at Alabama

No. 15 Tennessee struggled to find any rhythm on offense Saturday night, and its six-game winning streak was snapped by Alabama in a 78-50 loss at Coleman Coliseum. The 28-point game was UT’s worst loss of the season, as the Vols (18-6, 8-4 SEC) shot a season-low 28 percent (16-of-58) from the floor. In the [...]

#15 Vols Complete Season Sweep of Kentucky with 61-59 Win at Rupp Arena

#15 Vols Complete Season Sweep of Kentucky with 61-59 Win at Rupp Arena

A poised, all-around effort in the closing minutes lifted 15th-ranked Tennessee to a 61-59 victory over 24th-ranked Kentucky Tuesday night at Rupp Arena. The Volunteers have now won six straight games and stand alone in second place in the Southeastern Conference standings. The triumph was Tennessee’s fifth all-time win over the Wildcats at Rupp Arena [...]

Vols Set Season High in Scoring With 94-61 Rout of Ole Miss

Vols Set Season High in Scoring With 94-61 Rout of Ole Miss

No. 18 Tennessee never trailed on its way to capturing its fourth straight SEC win, cruising by Ole Miss on Saturday night at Thompson-Boling Arena, 94-61. The win was the Vols’ fifth straight overall, giving them their longest winning streak of the season. Tennessee held its opponent to fewer than 65 points for the seventh [...]

#12 Lady Vols Defeat #14 A&M, 82-67

#12 Lady Vols Defeat #14 A&M, 82-67

Senior Jaime Nared scored 23 points and No. 12/13 Tennessee allowed just eight points in the fourth quarter in an 82-67 win over No. 14/12 Texas A&M on Thursday night at Thompson-Boling Arena. Five players reached double figures for the Lady Vols (18-4, 6-3 SEC), who returned to the win column after dropping three of their previous [...]

Vols Roll in 84-61 Win Over LSU

Vols Roll in 84-61 Win Over LSU

Four Vols scored in double figures as No. 18 Tennessee pulled away from LSU Wednesday night at Thompson-Boling Arena for its largest SEC margin of victory of the season, 84-61. James Daniel III (17 points), Grant Williams (16), Jordan Bone (12), and Lamonte Turner (12) led the Vols to their fourth-straight SEC win and their seventh victory in the last eight games to [...]

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