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UT Puts 66 on First-Year SEC Honor Roll

UT Puts 66 on First-Year SEC Honor Roll

The University of Tennessee placed 66 student-athletes on the 2017-18 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll, which was announced Wednesday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. The rowing program led the way for UT with 11 student-athletes honored. Women’s swimming and diving (8), soccer (7), football (6) and baseball (5) all put five or more on the [...]

2018 Peyton Manning Scholars Recognized

2018 Peyton Manning Scholars Recognized

An exclusive club of current and past Tennessee students welcomed new members on Tuesday as four incoming freshmen were awarded the Peyton Manning Scholarship. With the induction of its newest members, the Manning Scholarship, which originated 21 years ago, has now been awarded to 37 UT Knoxville students. Peyton Manning and Interim UT Knoxville Chancellor [...]

Manning Inducted into CoSIDA Academic Hall of Fame

Manning Inducted into CoSIDA Academic Hall of Fame

Legendary Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning was inducted into the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America Hall of Fame on Thursday. The 2018 four-person class was inducted on Thursday night during the Academic All-America Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the CoSIDA and NACDA convention in National Harbor, Maryland. Fellow inductees included San Jose [...]

Kennedy, London Officially Join Tennessee Football

Kennedy, London Officially Join Tennessee Football

Tennessee football head coach Jeremy Pruitt officially announced the additions of graduate transfers Brandon Kennedy and Madre London on Tuesday. Both players will be eligible to play this fall. Kennedy, who has two years of eligibility remaining, comes to the Vols after graduating from Alabama. After redshirting in 2015, Kennedy played in 10 games as a reserve [...]

Holdsclaw, DeMoss Officially Hall-of-Famers

Holdsclaw, DeMoss Officially Hall-of-Famers

The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 was officially inducted on Saturday night at the Tennessee Theatre. Former Lady Vol standout Chamique Holdsclaw and former UT assistant coach Mickie DeMoss were among seven women who were honored for their stellar career accomplishments. Other 2018 inductees included Ceal Barry (coach), Rose Marie Battaglia (veteran, contributor), Chris Dailey (contributor [...]

Dandridge Dodgers Win Slugfest

Dandridge Dodgers Win Slugfest

The Dandridge Dodgers, a locally sponsored travel baseball team, won the East Tennessee USSSA Slugfest tournament in Kingsport on June 3rd.  It is the first championship the team has won in their 11 and under division since starting last fall.

Three Former Vols Named to 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

Three Former Vols Named to 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

Three Tennessee legends have been named to the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame ballot, which was announced today by the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Football Hall of Fame. Former first-team All-Americans Bobby Majors, Larry Seivers and Al Wilson were included among the 76 former players from the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) on [...]

ETSU UTEP Games Times and Broadcast Information Set

ETSU UTEP Games Times and Broadcast Information Set

After opening the season against West Virginia at 3:30 p.m. on CBS in the Belk College Kickoff in Charlotte, N.C., the Tennessee football team will return home to host ETSU and UTEP in a pair of afternoon games on the SEC Network. ESPN announced its college football broadcast schedule for the first three weeks on [...]

Lady Vols Heading Back to Junkanoo Jam

Lady Vols Heading Back to Junkanoo Jam

The schedule and field for the women’s 2018 Junkanoo Jam at Resorts World Bimini were announced Tuesday, and the Tennessee Lady Vols are headed back to the islands. Eight NCAA Division I women’s college basketball teams will compete in the 16th annual Junkanoo Jam, held Nov. 22-24, 2018, at Gateway Christian Academy in Bimini. The [...]

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 [...]

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