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Former Vols Football Color Analyst Bill Anderson Dies

(utsports.com) Bill Anderson, co-captain of Tennessee’s 1957 football team, who later played for the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl I and was the longtime football color analyst with John Ward on Vol Radio Network broadcasts for three decades, passed away Tuesday. Anderson, who lived in Knoxville, was 80-years-old. “It is indeed a sad day […]
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Vols Senior Associate AD Mike Vollmar Resigns

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee senior associate athletic director Mike Vollmar has resigned. The school announced Vollmar’s resignation Wednesday night. Vollmar was responsible for oversight of the Volunteers’ football program as part of the athletics executive staff. Vollmar said in a statement that he informed new athletic director John Currie of his plans to leave […]
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Jokes Vols New Big Man on Campus OL Trey Smith: “I Will Not Eat You”

As Tennessee continues spring drills, it seems freshman offensive Trey Smith has been pretty impressive. He graduated high school early so he could enroll at UT and take part in spring practice. Smith was a five-star recruit that some declared the top recruit in the nation. It seems the Memphis native is certainly the new […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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, […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]