Tennessee's Evan Berry out for season with knee injury

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee defensive back/kick returner Evan Berry will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury. Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced Berry's injury Monday. Berry started three games this season and had 12 tackles. He averaged 32.9 yards per kickoff return to rank second among Football Bowl Subdivision players after leading the nation in that...
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Video: Tennessee’s Evan Berry ties SEC kick return TD record with 100-yard return

The Vols may have just woken up in Columbia. Down 10 points on the road against South Carolina and badly in need of a spark, Tennessee got one from junior safety Evan Berry late in the third quarter with this 100-yard kick return. Not only was the return huge for the Vols’ chances Saturday night, it helped Berry tie the SEC record for career kick return touchdown with four. Berry...

WATCH: Tennessee DB Evan Berry Finishes Off Outback Bowl With 100-Yard Interception Return For A Touchdown

If there was a way that Tennessee Volunteers defensive back could have chosen to end the 2015 season it probably would have been with him accepting the MVP trophy in the national championship, but the Volunteers were not good enough to make it there this season. As a second choice he'd probably take exactly how it did end for him--with a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown...
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January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee's kick returners could give Elder ideal sendoff

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee's Evan Berry and Cameron Sutton are aiming to give their departing special teams coach an ideal sendoff by accomplishing something that hasn't been done in over two decades. Berry is the top Football Bowl Subdivision kickoff returner and Sutton is the nation's leading punt returner heading into the Jan. 1 Outback Bowl against No. 12 Northwestern...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Evan Berry named 2015 SEC Special Teams Player of the Year

Living up to the Berry name couldn't have been an easy task for sophomore Evan Berry, as his older brother Eric was named to three different All-American teams during his tenure with Tennessee. But the younger Berry is now well on his way to making his own legacy with the Vols. Evan appears on his way to his own All-American honors, as he was named the 2015 SEC Special Teams Player...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Volunteers made the 2015 All-SEC team

The regular season has come and gone, which means award season is now upon us. After finishing in second place in the SEC East, Tennessee had three players honored as All-SEC selections. Thanks to outstanding special teams blocking and Berry's exceptional return skills, the Vols finished first in the nation in return yardage and scored three touchdowns on kick returns alone. 
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee’s Evan Berry Returned The Opening Kickoff 96 Yards For A TD vs. Arkansas

It didn’t take long for Tennessee to get on the board in Knoxville tonight. 12 seconds, in fact. Sophomore defensive back Evan Berry returned the kickoff 96 yards to put the Volunteers ahead by a score early. Check it out: After a 7-yard touchdown run by Joshua Dobbs, it’s 14-0 midway through the first quarter.
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October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Berry returns to Tennessee, honored before game

Former Tennessee and current Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been battling cancer for the last year. He finally returned to the field last Sunday for the Chiefs after missing most of the 2014 season. According to College Spun, Berry was back in Knoxville on Saturday as the Volunteers welcomed one of their greatest defensive backs in recent history. The team honored their...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee’s Evan Berry Returns Kick For A Touchdown With Brother, Eric, On Sideline

It’s a special night at Neyland Stadium for the Berry family.  Former Tennessee star Eric Berry, who made his return to the NFL earlier this month after a successful battle with cancer, is at the Volunteers’ game against Western Carolina. He was honored on the field and received a roaring welcome from fans.  Just moments ago, Eric’s little brother, Evan, a sophomore defensive...
Via College Spun
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Berry’s Brother Says Safety ‘Doing Really Good’ With Cancer Treatments

Eric Berry’s brother has some good news about the Kansas City Chiefs safety’s cancer treatments. Berry was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in December after doctors found a mass in his chest. But younger brother Evan, who’s a defensive back at Berry’s alma mater Tennessee, said everything has been going smoothly. “He’s doing really good...
Via NESN.com
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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