Senior WR Alton 'Pig' Howard dismissed by Tennessee

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones announced the dismissal of senior wide receiver Alton "Pig" Howard Wednesday, due to an unspecified violation of team rules. "Alton Howard, as you all are very aware of, he's had concussion-like symptoms and many nagging injuries," Jones said. "However, he has been dismissed from the football team and [that is] totally unrelated to his injuries...
Via FOX Sports
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee dismisses WR Howard from team for rules violation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee wide receiver Alton ''Pig'' Howard has been dismissed from the team for a violation of unspecified team rules. Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced Howard's dismissal on Wednesday. Howard had 54 catches for 618 yards last season to lead Tennessee in both categories, but he had only one reception for eight yards this year while playing in just two...
Via Associated Press
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Dismiss Top Receiver From Football Program

As the 2015 football season continues to go downhill after a preseason of high expectations, the Tennessee Volunteers will have to go through the rest of the season without one of their better receivers. “Pig” Howard, who has dealt with injuries this season following his first two years in the program, is no longer a member of the Volunteers football team: Tennessee WR Pig Howard...
Via Gamedayr
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols dismiss WR Pig Howard

The Tennessee Volunteers are down a wide receiver, after it was reported on Wednesday morning that Pig Howard has been dismissed from the team for the always deadly “violation of unspecified team rules.” Head coach Butch Jones made the announcement. Tennessee WR Pig Howard has been dismissed from team, Butch Jones announced today. Violation of team rules. — Jimmy Hyams (...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee dismisses WR Pig Howard from program

Tennessee has dismissed senior wide receiver Pig Howard from the program, head coach Butch Jones announced Wednesday. Tennessee WR Pig Howard has been dismissed from team, Butch Jones announced today. Violation of team rules. — Jimmy Hyams (@JimmyHyams) October 7, 2015 Butch said he was made aware of the violations of team rules today concerning Pig Howard. — Paul Fortenberry...
Via College Spun
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Pig Howard play against Florida?

The Vols leading returning receiver coming into the season has yet to make his presence felt on the field as Pig Howard has only recorded one catch for eight yards in his first two games of 2015. During his Wednesday press conference, Butch Jones revealed his senior receiver has been battling an unspecified injury. "Alton Howard is an individual who, as the week progresses, we see...
Via FOX Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Freshman Lineman Arrested For Underage Drinking, Other Charges

On Sept. 5, the Tennessee Volunteers will strap up the shoulder pads and rush out onto the field at Neyland Stadium against Bowling Green. I don’t want to claim to be psychic, but the consensus is that Tennessee will handle Bowling Green without any problems. The Vols will look to notch their first win of the season without their top playmaker Pig Howard, and now they’ll probably...
Via Gamedayr
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee loses WR to suspension, DB to injury

Bad news kept coming from left and right in Knoxville, Tennessee this Thursday as one of their offensive weapons receives a suspension. This day brought a one-game suspension for Pig Howard as well as LaDarrell McNeil, who is sidelined indefinitely for “neck instability”. Head coach Butch Jones said that their safety could miss an undesirable amount of time this season for this...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pig Howard suspended for Vols’ season opener

Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones announced today that senior wide receiver Alton “Pig” Howard has been suspended for the team’s September 5 season opener against Bowling Green for an unspecified violation of team rules. The university broke the news on the football team’s official Twitter page. JONES: Alton Howard will be suspended for Bowling Green — Tennessee...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Could Pig Howard lose his job?

A year ago Alton “Pig” Howard led the Vols in receiving. He finished off the 2013 season with 44 receptions, 388 yards and three touchdowns. However, in 2014 he may have a limited role in the Vols’ offense. Butch Jones and staff brought in an impressive recruiting class for the 2014 season, including junior college transfer Von Pearson, and in-state five star commitment Josh...
Via isportsweb.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Eat, Drink, Watch: Weekends are for upsets

The 'Once again, Barry Bonds is the best power hitter in San Francisco' quiz

The NFL distraction playbook

With Team USA's victory the WBC (finally) lived up to its potential

The Aesthetic: The world of player exclusive sneakers

Which Sweet 16 team should you be rooting for?

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Steph Curry pushes OKC's buttons

Re-ranking the Sweet 16 for the NCAA Tournament

Lingering issues for each 2016 MLB postseason team

Eastern Conference bottom feeders to watch down the stretch

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker