Today on Rocky Top: Mike DeBord Leaving, Vols Basketball Loss to Hogs, Josh Malone

Mike DeBord leaving, Tennessee basketball falling to Arkansas, and Josh Malone headline the Volunteers news on Rocky Top for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. Well that happened fast. Just two days into the regular work week of the news year, Rocky Top got hit with some major breaking news. Yes, the football offseason is in full […] Today on Rocky Top: Mike DeBord Leaving, Vols Basketball...
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January 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Tennessee wide receiver Josh Malone plans to enter NFL draft

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee wide receiver Josh Malone has announced via Instagram that he plans to enter the NFL draft rather than returning to school for his senior season. After scoring a total of three touchdowns in his first two seasons at Tennessee, Malone had a breakthrough year in 2016. The 6-foot-3 junior from Gallatin, Tennessee, caught 50 passes for 972 yards and...
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January 03, 2017  |  Discuss

UT WR Josh Malone speaks on why he left for NFL Draft

Tennessee received some tough news recently — as top receiver Josh Malone decided to leave Knoxville and enter the 2017 NFL Draft. Malone had a career year leading the Vols in catches (50), receiving yards (972), yards per catch (19.4) and receiving touchdowns (11) this past season. He was the unquestioned top target of senior signal-caller Joshua Dobbs. He spoke to

Vols WR Josh Malone explains why he is leaving Tennessee for the NFL

It was a moment that most Vols fans knew was coming. Wide receiver Josh Malone acknowledged Tuesday that he is entering the NFL Draft, per a report from 247Sports’ Ryan Callahan. Malone, who just finished a success junior season that many Tennessee fans hoped would encourage him to stick around for one more year, decided that any potential improvement in NFL Draft stock was not...
Via SEC Country
January 03, 2017

Report: Tennessee WR Josh Malone declares for NFL Draft

The Tennessee offense will look a lot different next year, as both quarterback Josh Dobbs and running back Alvin KAmara will be leaving the team. And now Josh Malone will as well, according to reports. Per Woody Wommack of, Malone will be forgoing his final season of eligibility and declaring for the NFL Draft. Malone led the Volunteers with 50 catches and 972 receiving...
Via SEC Country
December 31, 2016

Report: UT WR Josh Malone makes decision on NFL future

Junior wide receiver Josh Malone has consistently been one of Tennessee’s best receivers for the past three seasons and looks to become the first five-star in-state prospect signed by Butch Jones to head to the NFL. The long pass-catcher has demonstrated some exceptional ability — whether it’s going up over smaller defenders to make acrobatic catches, or outrunning defenders...

WATCH: Music City Bowl Postgame: Butch Jones, Joshua Dobbs, Derek Barnett, Josh Malone (12.30.16)

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones, senior quarterback Joshua Dobbs, junior defensive end Derek Barnett and junior wide receiver Josh Malone spoke to reporters after the Vols 38-24 win over Nebraska on Dec. 30, 2016, in the 2016 Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl at Nissan Stadium.
Via Tennessee Volunteers Athletics
December 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Vols end three-game skid by trouncing Tennessee Tech 55-0

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Joshua Dobbs connected with Josh Malone on two of his three touchdown passes and John Kelly scored on a 73-yard run Saturday as Tennessee snapped a three-game skid in a 55-0 blowout of Tennessee Tech. Tennessee (6-3) ended a season-long pattern of slow starts by producing six touchdowns and one field goal on its first eight possessions. Dobbs completed his...
Via Associated Press
November 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee Fans Distraught After Team’s Final Turnover

It’s been a tough season in Knoxville. What you’ll see in the below pretty much sums up how Tennessee Vols fans are feeling right now. After Joshua Dobbs and Josh Malone couldn’t connect on a deep ball on 4th and 13 late in the fourth quarter, effectively ending the game, ESPN’s cameras panned to numerous UT supporters who looked depressed. The loss to Arkansas puts Tennessee...
Via College Spun
October 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee WR Malone ready to face expectations

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee freshman wide receiver Josh Malone won't get a chance to sneak up on the rest of the Southeastern Conference. Not after being rated among the nation's top receiving recruits in his class. Malone gained even more attention by catching six passes for 181 yards and three touchdowns in the spring game. Last year no Tennessee player had more than three...
Via Associated Press
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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