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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), [...]

Tennesee Football Announces 2018 Schedule

Tennesee Football Announces 2018 Schedule

The Tennessee football team will start the 2018 season in Charlotte against West Virginia at Bank of America Stadium on Sept. 1 and wrap up the regular season at Vanderbilt on Nov. 24, as the SEC announced the 2018 schedules for all 14 conference schools on Tuesday. The Vols face the Mountaineers for the first [...]

No. 1 Alabama Defeats Tennessee, 45-7

No. 1 Alabama Defeats Tennessee, 45-7

Tennessee’s defense had its first interception returned for a touchdown of the season, but the Volunteers fell to No. 1 Alabama, 45-7, on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Today’s “Third Saturday of October” matchup marked the 100th meeting between the two programs. Dating back to 1901, Tennessee (3-4, 0-4 SEC) holds a 38-55-7 all-time record against [...]

Guest Editorial: UT Football, Is That a Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Guest Editorial: UT Football, Is That a Light at the End of the Tunnel?

The following is a guest editorial by Angie Stanley, Jefferson County Post Sports. “Brick by Brick” is the slogan Coach Butch Jones coined when he first started his tenure with the University of Tennessee Athletic department. The fans actually rallied around him and his catchphrases his first year, as the Volunteers went 5-7. I was [...]

Vols Squeak by UMass Minutemen, 17-13

Vols Squeak by UMass Minutemen, 17-13

On a hotter-than-normal late September Saturday, the University of Tennessee Volunteers hosted the University of Massachusetts Minutemen. UMass came to Neyland Stadium 0-4, having suffered losses to Hawaii, Coastal, Old Dominion, and Temple. The Vols, still reeling from the heartbreaking loss to Flordia last week, came into this contest 3-1. Predictions had UT steamrolling over [...]

VOL Report: UT Turns Attention to UMass

VOL Report: UT Turns Attention to UMass

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones, defensive tackle Kendal Vickers and wide receiver Marquez Callaway met with the media on Monday in the Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio to preview this weekend’s game against UMass and talk about moving forward following the loss at Florida. Details a Point of Emphasis for Vols this Week  Jones praised his team’s will to [...]

#23 Vols Fall at #24/25 Florida, 26-20

#23 Vols Fall at #24/25 Florida, 26-20

No. 23 Tennessee fought back from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to tie the game, but No. 24/25 Florida’s Hail Mary pass gave the Gators a 26-20 win on Saturday night at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Tennessee (2-1, 0-1 SEC) entered the second half trailing, 6-3, and fell behind by as much as 10 points [...]

UT Prepares for 2017 Volunteer Football Season

UT Prepares for 2017 Volunteer Football Season

Ten days from now, UT will welcome Vol fans and visitors to Rocky Top for the first home football game of the season. The Vols will face the Indiana State University Sycamores at 4 p.m. Saturday, September 9, in Neyland Stadium. Parking and Traffic New this year is the closing of Peyton Manning Pass to [...]

Four Vols Named to Preseason Coaches All-SEC Teams

Four Vols Named to Preseason Coaches All-SEC Teams

The No. 24/25-ranked Tennessee football team had four players named to the Preseason Coaches All-SEC teams as announced by the Southeastern Conference on Wednesday afternoon. Senior Evan Berry collected second-team recognition as a return specialist, while senior offensive lineman Jashon Robertson, junior wide receiver Jauan Jennings and redshirt senior punter Trevor Daniel grabbed third team [...]

Four Vols Earn Preseason Media Days All-SEC Honors

Four Vols Earn Preseason Media Days All-SEC Honors

Tennessee senior offensive lineman Jashon Robertson, junior wide receiver Jauan Jennings, senior defensive back/kick returner Evan Berry and redshirt senior punter Trevor Daniel have garnered 2017 Preseason Media Days All-SEC honors, as announced by the Southeastern Conference on Friday. On Thursday, Robertson was named by the Football Writers Association of America to the preseason watch [...]

Phillip Fulmer Named Special Advisor to UT President

Phillip Fulmer Named Special Advisor to UT President

University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro announced Tuesday the hiring of Phillip Fulmer as special advisor to the president for community, athletics and university relations. In this role, Fulmer will serve as an ambassador for the University system at community and athletics events, support the intercollegiate athletic programs at UT campuses in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Martin, and [...]

White Takes 44-29 Win in DISH Orange & White Game

White Takes 44-29 Win in DISH Orange & White Game

The offense had its day as the White team took a 44-29 win over the Orange team in the 2017 DISH Orange and White Game at Neyland Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The game was shortened to one half due to inclement weather. Junior quarterback Quinten Dormady went 10-for-10 for 120 yards and two touchdowns. Redshirt [...]

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