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No. 5 Vols Hold Off Georgia Tech, 66-53

No. 5 Vols Hold Off Georgia Tech, 66-53

No. 5 Tennessee capped off its season-opening, three-game homestand with a hard-fought 66-53 win over Georgia Tech at Thompson-Boling Arena Tuesday in front of a crowd of 16,219. Grant Williams led the way for the Vols offensively, scoring 22 points on 6-for-10 shooting. The junior also grabbed eight rebounds. Tennessee’s defense was stout the entire [...]

Vols Top Charlotte 14-3 on Homecoming

Vols Top Charlotte 14-3 on Homecoming

 Tennessee opened the month of November with a win, topping the Charlotte 49ers 14-3 Saturday evening at Neyland Stadium. It was the fifth-straight Homecoming win for the Volunteers and 73rd overall on the occasion since 1916. “I was really proud of the way our guys found a way to get a win,” head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. “At the [...]

Walk – Through Metal Detectors Now in Use at Thompson – Boling Arena

Walk – Through Metal Detectors Now in Use at Thompson – Boling Arena

As a reminder for the upcoming Tennessee Basketball season, the University of Tennessee has implemented a new security measure to enhance patron safety at all events at Thompson-Boling Arena. Walk-through metal detectors are now in place and operational at all arena entrances. Please be advised that this new security measure may add time to the [...]

Vols Edged by South Carolina

Vols Edged by South Carolina

Tennessee fell to South Carolina on Saturday night as the Gamecocks rallied to take a late, 27-24 lead at Williams-Brice Stadium. With the loss, Tennessee holds a 3-5 (1-4 SEC) record while the Gamecocks move to 4-3 (3-3 SEC). The Vols were led offensively by redshirt sophomore quarterback Jarrett Guarantano who completed 27-of-39 passes for 207 yards [...]

Vols Rank Number 6 In Pre-Season Coaches Poll

Vols Rank Number 6 In Pre-Season Coaches Poll

The Tennessee men’s basketball team earned its second No. 6 preseason ranking this week, as USA Today released its annual preseason coaches poll Thursday afternoon. On Monday, Tennessee earned an identical No. 6 ranking in the preseason AP Poll. The No. 6 preseason coaches poll ranking is the Vols’ highest preseason slot since USA TODAY [...]

Vols Fall to #1 Alabama

Vols Fall to #1 Alabama

Tennessee fought back in the second quarter, scoring touchdowns on back-to-back drives, but the Volunteers fell to No. 1 Alabama, 58-21, on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. “I think we learned a lot about our football team today,” UT head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. ”There are some guys we had on our team that this game was way too [...]

Guarantano, Phillips Earn SEC Player of the Week

Guarantano, Phillips Earn SEC Player of the Week

Tennessee redshirt sophomore quarterback Jarrett Guarantano has been named SEC Offensive Player of the Week and senior defensive end Kyle Phillips has been named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday. This week’s honors mark the second time this season that a Vol has been recognized by the SEC as freshman defensive [...]

Vols Upset #21 Auburn 30-24 At Jordan-Hare Stadium

Vols Upset #21 Auburn 30-24 At Jordan-Hare Stadium

Tennessee outscored No. 21/21 Auburn 17-7 in the final two quarters of Saturday’s game to earn its first road and SEC win of the season at Jordan-Hare Stadium. “We beat a really good football team today,” head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. ”It’s like I told them in there, if we learn to execute and raise our level of [...]

Basketball Vols Ready to “See What We’ve Got”

Basketball Vols Ready to “See What We’ve Got”

Last season, the Tennessee basketball team was projected to finish 13th in the SEC. The Vols were tied as the fifth-youngest team in the nation, and “experts” didn’t expect much from UT’s inexperienced roster. Despite that lack of recognition in the preseason, the Vols exceeded all expectations and achieved an overall record of 26-9 while [...]

No. 2/3 Bulldogs Top Vols in Athens, 38-12

No. 2/3 Bulldogs Top Vols in Athens, 38-12

Tennessee scored two second-half touchdowns to pull within 12 points, but a late push by No. 2/3 Georgia proved to be too much for the Volunteers in a 38-12 defeat at Sanford Stadium. “We have fight in us, and we’re not going to quit,” Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt said. “It kind of gets me [...]

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 [...]

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