TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS NEWS

Photo: Tennessee To Bring Back “Smokey Gray” Uniforms For Vandy Game

Earlier this season, the Tennessee Volunteers debuted a new “smokey gray” color combo that was a hit amongst both players and fans. Well, those new threads, which were worn for the Vols’ SEC home opener against Georgia, will be making a return this Saturday as the team plays its closing SEC home game vs. Vanderbilt. Coach Butch Jones said that the seniors made the decision...
Via College Spun
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: UT cornerback received death threats following Vandy loss

Fans in Knoxville need to take it down a notch. Yes, your team isn't that good. Yes, you were once one of the premier programs in the country. Yes, Vanderbilt is the best team in the state. That does not mean you should be sending death threats to current players. According to a report at GoVolsXtra.com, Volunteers head coach Butch Jones said that freshman cornerback Cameron...
Via The Victory Formation
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee fan makes hilarious ‘We Buy Golf Clubs’ commercial

A Tennessee Volunteers fan has made a hilarious "We Buy Golf Clubs" commercial for Mike's Golf Shop in Chattanooga, TN. Enjoy the video.
Via Gamedayr
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Football recruit commits to Tennessee with crazy haircut

pic.twitter.com/EC9WTdRxEz— Charles Mosley (@BigCharless) December 9, 2013Brighton High School (TN) offensive lineman Charles Mosley made a verbal commitment to the Tennessee Volunteers on Monday and he did so with an outrageous hairdo.If the four-star recruit puts as much effort into his college football career as he does with the aesthetics of his mane, the Vols and Mosley are...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee's Jordan McRae with huge slam dunk

The Tennessee Volunteers traveled to Wichita this afternoon, looking to give the 12th-ranked Shockers their first loss of the young season. The Vols played a good game, but fell short to Wichita State, 70-61.  On the bright side, Tennessee clearly had the highlight of the game, when star guard Jordan McRae skied for a vicious slam midway through the second half. These were only...
Via College Spun
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee's Jordan McRae gets technical after nasty dunk

Tennessee guard Jordan McRae must have thought he was his namesake today against Wichita State. McRae drove through four Wichita State defenders and threw down a filthy dunk that was felt three counties away.  The referees of course had to take away from the dunk after they access McRae a technical for showing to much hubris. The dunk was amazing man.
Via Thacover2
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft: Tennessee's "Tiny" Richardson Enters a Loaded Offensive Tackle Class

After defeating Kentucky in their season finale, the Tennessee Volunteers learned that their All-SEC left tackle had declared for the NFL Draft. Antonio “Tiny” Richardson entered the Vols’ football program as the top rated prospect in the state of Tennessee with 4-star grades from Rivals, Scout.com and ESPN. Playing in every game since his true freshman season in 2011...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee’s Butch Jones To Make Sure His Players Don’t Get Pudgy Over Winter Break

One of the most important and often underrated aspects of qualifying for a bowl game, according to most college football coaches, is that it allows a team to get several more weeks of practice in at the end of the season, which can help the team build on things for the following season, and can specifically give younger players a chance for more reps than they would have received...
Via College Spun
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Vols trounce Tusculum 98-51 for 3rd straight win

Jordan McRae scored 19 points to lead six Tennessee players in double figures Saturday as the Volunteers tuned up for the start of Southeastern Conference competition with a 98-51 blowout of Division II program Tusculum. Jeronne Maymon added 16 points, Antonio Barton chipped in 14 and D'Montre Edwards had a career-high 12. Jarnell Stokes and Josh Richardson had 10 points each...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols' Jarnell Stokes fights inconsistent play

Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin has no doubt that junior forward Jarnell Stokes is one of college basketball’s best big men. “When you’re talking about big guys, the way he rebounds the basketball, when he’s moving and scoring the ball like that, there’s no doubt in my mind,” Martin said. “I’d take him up against anybody.” If the 6-foot-8 Stokes keeps playing the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

4-Star LB Kevin Mouhon Decommits from Tennessee

The Tennessee Volunteers' stellar offseason just took a step in the wrong direction. On Thursday evening, 4-star linebacker Kevin Mouhon announced his decision to decommit from Tennessee, via his official Twitter page. While Mouhon seems to be happy with his decision, don't expect the Vols to be smiling about it anytime soon. The news came just four days after the Norcross...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols Announce Switch From Adidas To Nike

The Tennessee Volunteers will be getting new swag for all of their athletic teams. Tennessee Athletics announced this morning that the school has signed an apparel agreement with Nike, switching from Adidas. The new contract will begin ahead of the 2015 college cycle. Tennessee has entered into a department wide apparel agreement with @NIKE. Details to follow. — Tennessee Athletics...
Via College Spun
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith chasing dream as Vols QB

Stay on top of the future of Tennessee Volunteers football with a subscription to InsideTennessee.com. Check out this free article about a Knoxville area son staying close to home for this college football.
Via tennessee.scout.com
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers’ fax machine is ready for 2014 National Signing Day

The Tennessee Volunteers' fax machine is ready to kick the tires and light the fires on National Signing Day.
Via Gamedayr
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers show off complete 2014 recruiting class big board

Put it in the books. The Tennessee Volunteers' 2014 recruiting class is complete. Following is a look at the finalized big board, courtesy of the Vols' official Twitter account.
Via Gamedayr
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Had the Best National Signing Day Ever--Thanks to Joy Riddle

Wednesday was National Signing Day. It could qualify as a holiday for college football fans and coaches; Christmas, Birthdays, and Easter all rolled in to one with some luck of the Irish courtesy of St. Patrick's Day sprinkled on top.Of all the college football war rooms on that day there is one that was probably even more fun to be in than others--the Tennessee Volunteers.@MacLakes...
Via FatManWriting
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ Johnson, Danny O’Brien and former Vols player Dontavis Sapp arrested

The Tennessee Volunteers have confirmed that two players and one former player were arrested on Saturday. Coach Butch Davis said that he was aware of the situation and that the school was collecting information. “We are aware of the situation and are still in the preliminary stages of gathering all facts and information,” Jones said in the statement. “We have very high standards...
Via Tireball.com
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2 Tennessee Football Players Arrested (Mugshots)

WBIR NBC in Tennessee is reporting that two current Vols football players and a former walk-on were arrested Saturday night for several different offenses after a house party was broken up. A.J. Johnson, Danny O’Brien and Dontavis Sapp were all listed on the Sheriffs website. It appears there was a big party at Sapp’s apartment. A large number of people were there. Officers...
Via Thacover2
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vols defenders AJ Johnson, Danny O'Brien arrested

The Tennessee Volunteers are coming off their best recruiting offseason in years (No. 5 in the nation) which has the program buzzing, but that’s not the only kind of buzzing going on in Knoxville. Two current players were arrested Sunday: LB AJ Johnson and DT Danny O’Brien, along with former LB Dontavis Sapp. According to WBIR.com, O’Brien was charged with criminal impersonation...
Via Down and Distance
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

9 Tennessee FB Players Arrested at House Party Gone Wrong (Mugshot)

Over the weekend it came out there a couple Tennessee football players were busted at a party with alcohol and weed. Now it turns out that 9 different players were there. Not only was there underage drinking and drug use but a couple players got into scuffles with the cops according to TMZ: Cops say they went to talk to Sapp … but he was clearly wasted … and they tried to take...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Tennessee Vols fan Twon Hiroshima digs college house parties

There is a Tennessee Volunteers fan with the name Twon Hiroshima. He is a banjo playing son of a gun.
Via Gamedayr
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vols' O'Brien, ex-Vol Sapp reach deal with state

Tennessee defensive lineman Danny O'Brien and ex-Tennessee linebacker Dontavis Sapp will have all charges against them stemming from a Feb. 9 party dropped in six months if they fulfill terms of an agreement reached Thursday. Sapp's charge of purchasing alcohol for a person underage was dropped Thursday. His charge of resisting arrest will be dismissed in six months if he...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee football, Twitter, and one really wet tweet

If you want to see what all these buff Tennessee Volunteers football players look like wet, feel free to click this tweet.
Via Gamedayr
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive lineman Trent Taylor announces Cyclone commitment

Trent Taylor, a four-star recruit out of high school, signed his national letter of intent to play football for the Iowa State, ISU coach Paul Rhoads announced Feb. 24. Taylor is a 6-2, 250-pound defensive lineman from Lakeland, Fla. He signed with Tennessee out of high school, playing one game for the Volunteers in 2012. He stopped attending Tennessee practices to focus on academics...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Leading Tennessee WR takes leave of absence

Tennessee wide receiver Alton 'Pig' Howard has taken a leave of absence and won't play in the spring practice period with the team, say reports coming out of Knoxville. The News Sentinel-owned GoVolsExtra  site said "Howard has been away from the team due to “personal reasons” and his long-term future with the Vols had not yet been decided." Howard had...
Via SEC Football Blog
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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