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Vols Coach Butch Jones Comments on Passing of Carson Newman Coach Ken Sparks

Long time Carson Newman football coach Ken Sparks passed away today at the age of 73 after a battle with prostate cancer. Sparks coached at Carson Newman for 37 seasons, achieving 338 wins, 99 losses, and two ties. Vols head coach Butch Jones commented on the passing of the East Tennessee coaching legend. Statement from […]
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Vols Coach Butch Jones See Plenty of Battles in Spring Practice

(utsports.com) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The second week of spring workouts got underway on Tuesday afternoon as Tennessee practiced outdoors in full pads for two hours at Haslam Field. Head coach Butch Jones addressed the media after practice, discussing the challenges awaiting the youngest Vols as spring practice rolls into a second week. “I think there […]
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Vols Looking For Defensive Turn Around This Spring

The Vols had one of the worst defenses in the SEC last year, and now they have to rebuild this spring without some of their top players like defensive end Derek Barnett and safety Cam Sutton. Down the stretch last season, the Vols really struggled agaisnt the run. They ranked 104th in the nation against […]
1 week ago
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Quarterback Competition Begins as Vols Open Spring Drills

Tennessee opened spring practice Tuesday with plenty of eyes on the quarterbacks. The Vols must replace veteran Josh Dobbs. Two of those fighting to take command of the offense are Quinten Dormady and Jarrett Guarantano. Dormady has some game experience, throwing for 150-yards last season, while Guarantano is a redhshirt freshman, who might be more […]
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Louisville Eliminates Lady Vols From the Big Dance

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Asia Durr scored 23 points, Mariya Moore made all five 3-pointers for 19 points and Louisville beat Tennessee 75-64 Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Moore’s perimeter shooting provided a lift on a night that fourth-seeded Louisville had to work hard late to finish 44 percent from […]
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Butch Jones Faces Many Changes as Vols Open Spring Practice

Most of the Vols star players from last year are gone, as well as several assistant coaches. That should make for a busy head coach, as Butch Jones opens his fifth spring practice Tuesday on Rocky Top. Teams don’t rack up wins and losses in the spring, but that doesn’t take away the value of […]
2 weeks ago
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Vols LB Colton Jumper Receives Another Year of Eligibility

Knoxville, TN (WDEF) – Vols linebacker Colton Jumper has learned he has another year to play football at the University of Tennessee. The former Baylor Red Raider stand-out saw his eligibility re-classified. Jumper now has two more years to play for the Big Orange instead of one. He’s labeled a redshirt junior. Jumper’s playing status […]
2 weeks ago
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Lady Vols Earn Date With Dayton in Big Dance

(utsports.com) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The only program to appear in every NCAA Tournament, the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team is headed to the postseason for the 36th time. The Lady Vols are seeded No. 5 in the Oklahoma City Regional and will play No. 12 seed Dayton in the first round in Louisville, Ky. […]
3 weeks ago
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Vols Fall 59-57 to Georgia in SEC Tournament

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – J.J. Frazier scored four of his 17 points down the stretch, and Georgia withstood several Tennessee chances to rally in the final 30 seconds to hold on for a 59-57 victory on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. A seesaw game with 12 lead changes and eight ties finally began tilting […]
3 weeks ago
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Vols Need to Carry Competitive Fire to SEC Tournament

If not for a huge rally against Alabama last Saturday, the Vols would have had no momentum at all going into the SEC tournament. Tennessee had lost three straight before pulling out the win against the Tide. The Vols carry a 16-15 record into their match-up against Georgia tomorrow afternoon in Nashville. UT lost by […]