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Ground Game, Defense Propel Vols To 24-0 Win Over UTEP

Ground Game, Defense Propel Vols To 24-0 Win Over UTEP

Sophomore running back Ty Chandler rushed 12 times for a career-best 158 yards and a touchdown as Tennessee recorded its first shutout since 2016 in a 24-0 victory over UTEP on Saturday afternoon at Neyland Stadium. A crowd of 87,074 was on hand for the contest, including 1,067 evacuees of Hurricane Florence from North Carolina, South Carolina and [...]

Vols Cruise Past Bucks for Pruitt’s First Win

Vols Cruise Past Bucks for Pruitt’s First Win

Jeremy Pruitt earned his first win as a collegiate head coach in dominant fashion as the Tennessee Volunteers defeated in-state foe ETSU 59-3 Saturday evening at Neyland Stadium. “To me, I don’t see this any different than any game I’ve ever coached in,” Pruitt said. “I’m happy we won, and you’ll find out (about me) the [...]

Jordan Shines as Vols Fall to #17 West Virginia in Opener

Jordan Shines as Vols Fall to #17 West Virginia in Opener

 Tennessee fell to No. 17 West Virginia, 40-14, to open the 2018 season Saturday in the Belk College Kickoff at Bank of America Stadium. The Volunteers now turn their focus to next Saturday’s home-opener against ETSU. Kickoff for that contest—which marks first-year UT head coach Jeremy Pruitt‘s Neyland Stadium debut—is set for 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network). [...]

Lady Vol Head Coach Holly Warlick Awarded Contract Extention

Lady Vol Head Coach Holly Warlick Awarded Contract Extention

University of Tennessee Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer announced Friday that head women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick has agreed to a contract extension through the 2021-22 season. “Holly has dedicated the majority of her adult life to Lady Vols basketball, and there is no one better suited to lead what is one of the most unique and tradition-laden programs [...]

Vols Camp Report: First Fall Scrimmage in the Books

Vols Camp Report: First Fall Scrimmage in the Books

Tennessee held its first scrimmage of fall camp on Sunday afternoon at Neyland Stadium, running 116 total plays between regular scrimmage work as well as situational, red zone and goal line work. “We played a lot of guys in a lot of different situations with a lot of different groups,” Pruitt said. “At the beginning [...]

VOLS Camp Report: Kennedy, Kirkland Look To Step Up As VOLS Move To Full Pads

VOLS Camp Report: Kennedy, Kirkland Look To Step Up As VOLS Move To Full Pads

 Two players expected to make an impact this fall for the Tennessee football team did not compete in any games for the Vols in 2017. Redshirt juniors Brandon Kennedy and Darrin Kirkland Jr. were both competing in the Orange and White on Wednesday afternoon, however, on the indoor fields at the Anderson Training Center after inclement weather forced [...]

Vol Football Announces Time, Additional Details for Fan Day

Vol Football Announces Time, Additional Details for Fan Day

The Tennessee Volunteer football team invites fans to meet the Vols in Neyland Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 5, for an open practice at 2:30 p.m. followed by an autograph session. Admission and parking are free for the event. Gate 21 will be open to fans at 1:30 p.m. The autograph session will begin at the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Vols Edge Georgia Tech, 42-41, in 2OT

Vols Edge Georgia Tech, 42-41, in 2OT

Junior running back John Kelly dashed for four touchdowns and racked up 128 rushing yards to help lead No. 25/24 Tennessee to a double-overtime victory against Georgia Tech in the Vols’ season-opening Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Monday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. “That was a very good college football game,” Tennessee head coach Butch Jones said. ”I have a lot of respect for [...]

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