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Gaines Cox Named Athletic Director JCHS

Gaines Cox Named Athletic Director JCHS

First Full Pads Practice of the Josh Heupel Era Complete

First Full Pads Practice of the Josh Heupel Era Complete

The first full pads practice of the Josh Heupel era is complete. Tennessee football went through its third practice of the spring and its first outdoor workout for over two hours on Tuesday afternoon at Haslam Field. Sunny skies finally greeted the Volunteers after the first two practices of week one were forced indoors due to inclement weather. […]

HEUPEL INTRODUCES EXPERIENCED DEFENSIVE STAFF

HEUPEL INTRODUCES EXPERIENCED DEFENSIVE STAFF

With two more weeks of strength and conditioning leading up to the start of spring practice, Tennessee head football coach Josh Heupel formally introduced his new defensive staff on Monday afternoon. The staff includes defensive coordinator Tim Banks, outside linebackers coach and special teams coordinator Mike Ekeler, defensive line coach Rodney Garner, linebackers coach Brian Jean-Mary and secondary coach Willie Martinez. The defensive […]

Josh Heupel Named Tennessee’s 27th Head Football Coach

Josh Heupel Named Tennessee’s 27th Head Football Coach

Josh Heupel, the former Oklahoma quarterback who led his team to the national title, and who as an assistant coach and head coach captured conference championships at Oklahoma and UCF, has been named Tennessee’s 27th head football coach, Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Danny White announced on Wednesday. Heupel will be formally introduced during a live-streamed […]

Danny White Named Director of Athletics

Danny White Named Director of Athletics

Dr. Danny White, recently ranked the fourth-best athletic director in the country by Stadium, will become the new athletic director at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Chancellor Donde Plowman announced today. His consistent record of transforming college athletic programs to win championships, drive growth, and achieve success, have made him a rising star in college […]

University of Tennessee Issues Letters of Termination for Head Football Coach Jeremy Pruitt, Two Assistant Coaches and Seven Others on the Football Staff

University of Tennessee Issues Letters of Termination for Head Football Coach Jeremy Pruitt, Two Assistant Coaches and Seven Others on the Football Staff

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, today announced significant personnel action in the football program resulting from an investigation into potential NCAA violations. In announcing the findings, Chancellor Donde Plowman said she is accepting the recommendation of Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer to move forward with terminating Head Football Coach Jeremy Pruitt, two assistant coaches, and seven […]

VOLS Back On Rocky Top This Saturday Against No. 6 Rival Florida

VOLS Back On Rocky Top This Saturday Against No. 6 Rival Florida

Tennessee is back on Rocky Top this Saturday for its first home game in six weeks as the Vols welcome SEC East rival No. 6 Florida to Neyland Stadium for a late afternoon showdown that will be broadcast nationally on CBS. The Big Orange have not played a home game since their Oct. 24 contest […]

Cherokee Distributing Company announces renewed partnership with the Vol Network

Cherokee Distributing Company announces renewed partnership with the Vol Network

Cherokee Distributing Company and the Vol Network celebrate renewal of their partnership at Neyland Stadium on the University of Tennessee (UT) campus this fall. Pictured from left: Vol Network General Manager Steve Early; UT Senior Associate Athletics Director Jeneen Lalik; Cherokee Distributing Company Off-Premise Manager Burton Sampson; UT Director of Athletics Phillip Fulmer; Cherokee Distributing […]

Tennessee Players Ready for Georgia

Tennessee Players Ready for Georgia

Tennessee on-field leaders Brandon Kennedy, Henry To’o To’o and Ty Chandler, who’s 176 rushing yards lead the SEC so far this season, discuss their expectations for their upcoming matchup at Georgia on Saturday with members of the media. A top-15 clash, the No. 14/12 Vols look to extend their FBS-leading win streak to nine against the undefeated No. 3/3 Bulldogs. Kickoff […]

New Market’s Humbard Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League event on Lake Cherokee

New Market’s Humbard Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League event on Lake Cherokee

Boater Bill Humbard of New Market, Tennessee, brought a two-day total of 10 bass to the scale weighing 24 pounds, 4 ounces to win the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Mountain Division Super-Tournament at Lake Cherokee. For his victory, Humbard earned $6,230. “I’ve been blessed to win the Mountain Division prior to […]

Vols Climb In Polls; No. 15 in AP, No. 17 in Coaches

Vols Climb In Polls; No. 15 in AP, No. 17 in Coaches

Tennessee football climbed in both national polls this week, jumping to No. 15 in the Associated Press Top 25 and No. 17 in the Amway Coaches poll. The Vols leaped 10 spots in the Associated Press poll and went from the first team out of the Coaches poll last week to No. 17. Beginning with […]

Vols Open Week Three of Preseason Practice

Vols Open Week Three of Preseason Practice

Tennessee football returned to the practice field Tuesday afternoon to open its third week of the preseason as head coach Jeremy Pruitt met with members of the media. Pruitt discussed the freshmen talent developing at running back behind the one-two punch of Ty Chandler and Eric Gray. “Tee Hodge and Jabari Small have been really steady for freshmen,” Pruitt said. “They have a […]

Patriots Fall To Sevier County 26-35

Patriots Fall To Sevier County 26-35

The Jefferson County Patriots first game of the season went much like this year, full of interruption, resistance and resiliency. After the long wait through contactless practice and on the field social distancing, the Patriots were fired up and ready to play their first game. They were met on the grid iron with an equally […]

Buccaneer Trio Conclude Play at U.S. Amateur

Buccaneer Trio Conclude Play at U.S. Amateur

ETSU men’s golf saw its competition in the 120th U.S. Amateur Championship come to an end on Wednesday morning. Jack Rhea (Jonesborough, Tenn.) reached the 18-way playoff for the final three spots on in the match play draw on Wednesday morning, but fell short on the second playoff hole at Bandon Dunes in Bandon, Ore. Rhea began his […]

Study points to health disparities among former NFL players

Study points to health disparities among former NFL players

A career in professional football may yield an array of health benefits that extend beyond playing years: NFL players engage in vigorous training, tend to be more educated than other men in the U.S. and have higher median incomes than most fellow Americans–all factors associated with better overall health. But new research from Harvard Medical […]

Randy Rogers, Athletics Director – What Will Sports Look Like This School Year?

Randy Rogers, Athletics Director – What Will Sports Look Like This School Year?
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