Butch Jones’ phone records call into question handling of alleged sexual assault

Butch Jones, the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers football program, has been at the center of a major controversy on and off the Knoxville, Tenn. campus. It all centers around the handling of an alleged sexual assault by two now-former players on the Vols football team. Currently, the two ex-players, A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams, are charged with rape in connection...
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Tennessee Capitan Marlon calls Drae Bowles a liar, defends coach Butch Jones

The University of Tennessee has been rocked by the recent news form a Title IX lawsuit filed by eight women who alleged to have been sexually assaulted by UT student-athletes. On it’s own the lawsuit is a serious matter, but enhancing the seriousness are the allegations of former Volunteer football player Drae Bowles. Bowles alleges that he was punched in the face by teammate Curt...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Vol Marlon Walls: Drae Bowles lied about being punched

A former Tennessee player says Drae Bowles lied about being punched by teammate Curt Maggitt after reporting sexual assault allegations to head coach Butch Jones. On Wednesday, lawyers filed an amendment including a sworn affidavit from Bowles, who says he was called a “traitor” by Jones after helping an alleged sexual assault victim in November, 2014. Bowles also says he was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Tennessee Captain Marlon Walls Says Drae Bowles Is A Liar, Defends Butch Jones

Tennessee has been rocked recently by the fallout from a Title IX lawsuit filed by eight women who alleged to have been raped by UT student-athletes. The lawsuit itself is serious business, but complicating matters are the allegations of former Volunteer football player Drae Bowles. Bowles contends that he was punched in the face by teammate Curt Maggitt and called a “traitor”...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee AD stands by embattled football coach Butch Jones

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart stood by his embattled football coach during a news conference Thursday at the university, two weeks after a federal lawsuit was filed Feb. 9 in Nashville alleging that Tennessee mishandles assault complaints against athletes.An amended complaint filed Wednesday stated former Tennessee football player Drae Bowles assisted...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Butch Jones releases statement following Drae Bowles allegations

On Wednesday, the saga of the state of Tennessee’s athletic program got a little more complicated. Former Tennessee football player Drae Bowles made allegations that head coach Butch Jones called him a “traitor” for trying to help a young woman who alleged sexual assault against the football team. Later on Wednesday, Jones released a statement about Bowles’ allegations. He...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones denies Bowles allegations

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones has denied allegations that he called former wide receiver Drae Bowles a “traitor” for helping a female student who was allegedly raped by two of his Volunteers teammates. Jones said in a statement: “The assertion that I ever attempted to belittle or demean a young man for taking action to […]
Via SEC Football Blog
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Coach Butch Jones Releases Statement Following Allegations Made By Drae Bowles

Tennessee football coach Butch Jones has released a statement addressing the report published in The Tennesseean this afternoon.  The report says that a legal filing added to the Title IX lawsuit against the school claims that Jones allegedly called former Volunteer Drae Bowles “a traitor” for attempting to help a woman who claimed to have been raped by two Tennessee players...
Via College Spun
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Vol Drae Bowles: Butch Jones called me ‘traitor’ for helping rape victim

The University of Tennessee is in a bad spot publicly after the latest story about the sexual assault allegations they are facing went viral, making football coach Butch Jones look like a Grade A a-hole. A group of six women filed a Title IX lawsuit against Tennessee recently alleging the school created a hostile sexual environment that led to multiple rapes and little being done...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Lawsuit claims Butch Jones called player who helped alleged rape victim a 'traitor'

Two weeks back, it was reported that six unnamed women had filed a Title IX lawsuit against Tennessee, alleging that the school “created a student culture that enables sexual assaults by student-athletes.” Wednesday, Nate Rau and Matt Slovin of The Tennesseean dropped a bombshell report regarding the case.  According to the report, a new legal filing claims that head...
Via College Spun
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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