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Photo: Tennessee Fans Paint QB Joshua Dobbs’ Face On ‘The Rock’

Tennessee quarterback Joshua “Astro” Dobbs has emerged as a superstar on campus in Knoxville, and now he’s received one of the biggest honors that a Vol can receiver: he’s been painted on The Rock. I guess you could say Joshua Dobbs is a…rock?…star on campus? pic.twitter.com/AxAFUHVUmA — David Morrison (@DavidCMorrison) November 22, 2014 In three games for Tennessee...
Via College Spun
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee Celebrates TaxSlayer Bowl Bid With A Video Of Its President Dancing To “Happy”

The Tennessee Volunteers are heading to a bowl game for the first time since 2010. Butch Jones’ squad will participate in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, and as you can guess, a lot of people in Knoxville are really excited. One such person is the school’s president, Joe DiPietro. To celebrate the occasion, the university released a video of DiPietro dancing at Neyland Stadium...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: Tennessee Will Have A Checkerboard Pattern End Zone At TaxSlayer Bowl

The TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville is really helping the Tennessee Volunteers feel at home this week. The bowl is painting Tennessee’s end zone with the same checkerboard pattern that the Vols have at Neyland Stadium. According to the TaxSlayer Bowl Twitter account, this is the first time since 2005 that a bowl is using this unique pattern for the Volunteers. This is the first...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee Pulls Off Slick Double Pass for a Touchdown in Taxslayer Bowl

After getting out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter and with the pride of the SEC at stake the Tennessee Volunteers decided not to hold anything back in their quest for victory. So rather than do something Iowa would expect they went with a little trickeration in order to start putting a couple of nails in the coffin.No one thought to keep covering Vic Wharton after Marlin Lane...
Via FatManWriting
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star LB Has Miami, Michigan State, Missouri Hats On Table, Commits To Tennessee Anyway

For a few minutes, Tennessee Volunteers fans were a bit confused as to why four-star linebacker recruit Quart’e Sapp was no longer considering playing for their program. After all, it was just a few days ago that Sapp officially narrowed his decision down to four schools – Michigan State, Missouri, Miami (FL) and Tennessee. But the high school senior was actually pulling a fast...
Via College Spun
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Releases 5-Minute Highlight Video To Celebrate 2014 Season

This past season, the Tennessee Volunteers, in head coach Butch Jones’ second year, qualified for a bowl game for the first time since 2010. And as we noted earlier this week, UT’s fourth-ranked recruiting class has fans believing that the program is about to turn the corner. Friday, Tennessee released a five-minute highlight video to celebrate this past season’s accomplishments...
Via College Spun
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Football Player Indicted on Rape Charges

University of Tennessee cornerback Michael Williams was indicted by a grand jury on rape charges on Thursday. Also indicted was former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson by the same Knox County grand jury. The rape investigation, which surrounded these former teammates, began back in November. It stems from a 19-year-old University of Tennessee student claiming she was raped at Williams’...
Via Sportsnaut
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Horndogging couple allegedly had sex in Neyland Stadium press box

A couple who evidently couldn’t wait for a more appropriate locale — or were acting out some kind of football field-related fantasy — allegedly engaged in some sexual escapades within the confines of the press box at Neyland Stadium, the home field of the Tennessee Volunteers football team. Evidence of the supposed stadium tryst, which...Read More The post Horndogging couple...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vandy PG has strong words for rival Tennessee

Thursday evening, the Vanderbilt men’s basketball team will face Tennessee in Knoxville. Commodores’ freshman guard Wade Baldwin appears to be quite pumped up for the game.  This afternoon, in a session with the media, the 6-foot-2, 195-pound guard had some strong words for the Volunteers and, specifically, their best player, senior guard Josh Richardson.  #Vandy PG Wade...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee DB Emmanuel Moseley Tweets Picture of Wrecked Car Following Accident

Emmanuel Moseley was not a top ranked recruit or anything coming out of high school, but the Tennessee Volunteers are sure glad that he signed with them. After a tweet he sent out Saturday night fans are just glad that he's okay. From the look of what is left of the car he and his family are lucky they were able to walk away.But according to his tweet they were able to do just that...
Via FatManWriting
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers 2015 Spring Football Preview

Expectations are starting to soar in Knoxville for a reason. Butch Jones has quickly rebuilt the Tennessee depth chart with two incredibly...
Via Athlon Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers 2015 Football Schedule and Analysis

Expectations are soaring into the summer for the Tennessee Volunteers. Butch Jones has had as big an influx of young talent in the last two...
Via Athlon Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Four-star QB Jarrett Guarantano commits to Tennessee

One of the top quarterbacks in the 2016 recruiting class has announed where he plans on beginning his college football career. In an announcement at his high school and with a video on Bleacher Report, Bergen Catholic (N.J.) High’s Jarrett Guarantano announced he will join the Tennessee Volunteers. The 6-foot-4, 196-pound signal-caller is one of the top dual-threat passers in...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee’s “Circle Of Life” Drill Got Pretty Intense Today

Today was Student Appreciation Day in Knoxville, and any students in attendance were treated to an intense display when the Volunteers gathered for their “Circle of Life” drill. The drill involves players forming a circle, which two players line up inside of in three-point stances. When the whistle blows, the two players go head-to-head until one wins or a stalemate is declared...
Via College Spun
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee’s Kahlil McKenzie shows us how not to play CB

Tennessee Volunteers commit Kahlil McKenzie is a five-star defensive tackle and one of the best players at his position in his recruiting class. However, he recently took to social media to show off more of his skill set. McKenzie was goofing around with his brother, 2017 offensive line recruit Jalen McKenzie, when he tried to show how to play cornerback. Unfortunately for the...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee WR Von Pearson Suspect in Alleged Rape

The Knoxville News-Sentinel is reporting that Tennessee Volunteers junior wide receiver Von Pearson has been identified as a suspect in an alleged rape that was reported early this morning, per the Knoxville PD. The incident allegedly took place at a university apartment. This is the second time in less than a year that the program has been involved in a rape investigation, with...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee Volunteers Remind Us Why the Double Reverse Should Never Be Run in a Game

One of the cool things about spring games is that you will see coaches take a few more chances than they normally would. It's not a real game after all; just a little something for the kids to look forward to during spring practice and for the fans to enjoy. What better way to make sure everyone enjoys it than to try a little trickeration?Of course it helps if it works, but than...
Via FatManWriting
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Vol DL Dewayne Hendrix transfers to Pitt

Dewayne Hendrix, a former four-star defensive end from O’Fallon High School in Illinois, has been in search of a new home where he will look to resume his college football career. It was four months ago that Hendrix left the Tennessee Volunteers program and he was weighing options from Iowa State, Pittsburgh and Northern Illinois. On Monday night, he announced his decision. Hendrix...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Offers 8th Grader Football Scholarship

We all know that the world of college athletics recruiting can sometimes get a bit intense, but the Tennessee Volunteers have made it absolutely ridiculous. According to Youth1, eighth-grader Owen Pappoe has been offered a scholarship from the school, as well as from Boston College. Now, for those who have needed to wipe their computer screens from the spray of a beverage or flat...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee responds to Clemson’s ‘WR U’ claim

The Tennessee Volunteers and Clemson Tigers have been going back and forth on who deserves to be dubbed, “Wide Receiver U.” While you could make an argument for a number of other teams — like the LSU Tigers and Baylor Bears — the Vols and Clemson have been entertaining the Twittersphere with their discussion. Unfortunately for Clemson, the argument came to a screeching halt...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols spring game losers miss out on steak dinner

If you are a member of the Tennessee Volunteers football team, you better hope that you are on the winning team. In a video released by the Vols YouTube account, we get to see exactly what is in store for the winners and the losers. Spoiler alert: there’s a massive difference. If you are a member of the winning team from the annual Orange-White Game, you get to enjoy some nice...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers fail to have a single player drafted

As the 2015 NFL Draft drew to a close this afternoon, one question became extremely apparent- Where were the Tennessee Volunteers?  Over the years, the ‘Nols have developed into one of the mainstays of top NFL factories, and in 2015, there wasn’t a single player selected in the draft for the first time since 1964. The lack of talent in Knoxville was primarily due to former head...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning liking Tennessee Vols’ talent

The 2015 NFL Draft has come and gone and zero members of the Tennessee Volunteers football team heard their names called. While that is unfortunate for Butch Jones’ program, there is some good news. Well, if you believe Peyton Manning. While speaking with Jones, Manning provided a quality endorsement for the team’s current roster, saying there is NFL talent currently on the team...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

3-star center Kyle Alexander commits to Tennessee

Rick Barnes hasn’t been on the job very long but he has already made an impact with the Volunteers. On Thursday, Tennessee received a commitment from 6-foot-10, 3-star center Kyle Alexander. Tennessee has landed a commitment from 2015 prospect Kyle Alexander, per a source. Played for Orangeville Prep (Canada). Intriguing player. — Jeff Borzello (@jeffborzello) May 7, 2015 ...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers: Expectations and Analysis

  Is this the season that the Tennessee Volunteers reclaim their spot in national prominence? Is this team a legitimate threat to win the SEC east division? Well, apparently some folks tend to think so. Predictions from “experts” range from the Vols going 7-5 to the Vols going 11-1 and winning the SEC in 2015. Question Marks Can the Volunteers stay healthy in 2015? Over the...
Via isportsweb.com
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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