2 weeks ago
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Tennessee Basketball Signs 6’8 Forward Derrick Walker

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee has added forward Derrick Walker to its recruiting class. Walker, who is 6-foot-8 and 250 pounds, signed with Tennessee out of Sunrise Christian Academy in Bel Aire, Kansas. He previously attended Raytown (Missouri) Senior High School, where he also was a wide receiver on the football team. Tennessee coach Rick […]
3 weeks ago
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Vols Return to Fundamentals at Spring Practice on ‘Technique Tuesday’

(utsports.com) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee began its third week of spring practice on Tuesday at Haslam Field, running through a nearly two-hour workout under sunny skies. Having completed its first scrimmage of the spring on Saturday, the Vols took a measured approach to Tuesday’s workout. Practicing in shells, UT slowed down to focus on the […]
4 weeks ago
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All 32 NFL Teams Show Up For Vols Pro Day

(utsports.com) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee football program hosted its annual Pro Day on Friday morning as 16 draft-eligible Vols worked out in front of 89 NFL scouts, coaches and executives representing all 32 franchises. Among the notable attendees at Friday’s Pro Day were Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert, […]
4 weeks ago
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Josh Dobbs Receives University of Tennessee’s Prestigious Torchbearer Honor

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Former Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs has been selected as a Torchbearer, which is billed as the highest student honor given out by the university. Dobbs learned Thursday that he’d received the honor. He’s only the 26th student-athlete to earn the award, which has been given out since 1931. More than 650 […]
4 weeks ago
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Vols Defensive Coordinator Bob Shoop Feels More Comfortable in Second Season

Bob Shoop’s first season as the Vols defensive coordinator did not go as well as expected. Tennessee’s defense really struggled during the final month of the season. But Shoop is hoping things will settle down since he’s in year two on Rocky Top. Said Shoop:”Last year we had a lot of d-linemen injured. Not that […]
1 month ago
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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 […]
1 month ago
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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 […]
1 month ago
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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 month 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 […]
1 month ago
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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 […]