TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS NEWS

Tennessee Basketball: Vols Robert Hubbs and Grant Williams Earn All-SEC Honors

Tennessee basketball senior guard Robert Hubbs III and freshman forward Grant Williams earned Southeastern Conference honors. They both made All-SEC teams. With a 16-15 record to close out the regular season and only a hope and a prayer to get to the NCAA Tournament, two Tennessee basketball players at least earned some postseason recognition for […] Tennessee Basketball: Vols...
Via All for Tennessee
March 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: No Vols Stepped Up in the Final Minute vs Georgia

Tennessee basketball lost to the Georgia Bulldogs in the Men’s SEC Tournament Thursday because no Volunteers stepped up in the final minute of the game. Robert Hubbs III was clearly dealing with an injury. Grant Williams was out of control and in foul trouble as Mark Fox once again managed to give him a hard […] Tennessee Basketball: No Vols Stepped Up in the Final Minute vs...
Via All for Tennessee
March 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Tennessee wants to end NCAA Tournament drought next season

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Rick Barnes doesn't want his players to get accustomed to ending their season this early. The Volunteers finished 16-16 and won't be playing in the NCAA Tournament or the NIT for a third straight season. They haven't ended a year with a winning record since their 2014 Sweet 16 appearance. This also marks the first time in over two decades...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Vols RB Jalen Hurd could enter supplemental draft

Running back Jalen Hurd led the Tennessee Volunteers in rushing back in 2015 with 1,285 yards. Then a sophomore, Hurd also put up a staggering 14 touchdowns.Unfortunately for the Volunteers, Hurd left the team midway through the 2016 season due to rifts with the powers-that-be. Suggestions were that he was unhappy with the team’s offensive scheme.Despite reports that Hurd might...
Via Sportsnaut
March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: 10 Toughest Vols to Replace for 2017

Tennessee football spring practice is underway for 2017 with lots of key players gone. Here is a ranking of the top 10 toughest Volunteers to replace. As Butch Jones gets begins working with his fifth Tennessee football program for 2017, he’s dealing with a lot more than just staff changes this year. The Vols head coach […] Tennessee Football: 10 Toughest Vols to Replace for...
Via All for Tennessee
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Former Vols QB Tony Robinson Featured in ESPN Film

Former Tennessee football quarterback Tony Robinson will be featured in an ESPN film. Robinson played for the Volunteers in the 1980s. Tony Robinson helped restore Tennessee football to prominence under Johnny Majors in the mid-1980s before he suffered a season-ending injury in 1985. He then ran into a few personal issues after that and never […] Tennessee Football: Former Vols...
Via All for Tennessee
March 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Tennessee recruiting: ‘Feeling like a Vol,’ QB James Foster reps Tennessee at ‘The Opening’

BUFORD, Ga. — Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Just before the Atlanta regional event for Nike’s “The Opening” recruiting camp on Sunday, 3-star Tennessee QB target James Foster got a phone call from Vols’ head coach Butch Jones. ...
Via SEC Country
27 days ago

10 NFL prospects who are rising, falling heading into draft

The 2017 NFL draft is about a month away, and the draft board looks like a Chutes and Ladders board with all the names going up and down.These players have seen their draft stock fluctuate wildly and probably have to brace for another roller coaster month before they finally know their future.(NFL Draft Scout and NFL.com were used for scouting reports.) Rising: Gareon Conley, CB...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee recruiting: Top 100 OT Max Wray visits Vols, in-state WR delays commitment

Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Tennessee took an important next step in courting top 100 offensive tackle Max Wray on Monday. Wray, a 4-star tackle rated as the No. 55 player in the nation by 247Sports composite rankings, de-committed from...
Via SEC Country
26 days ago

Tennessee recruiting: Quindarious Monday hearing Neyland Stadium call his name

Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Today, we look at where the Vols sit in the recruitment of 4-star athlete Quindarious Monday and the advantage they may have. BUFORD, Ga. — The question to 4-star Atlanta athlete Quindarious Monday was a pretty...
Via SEC Country
25 days ago

Tennessee Football: Warren Taking Charge of Vols Secondary

Tennessee football defensive backs coach Charlton Warren has greatly impressed his players and Volunteers head coach Butch Jones alike using his own style. After Tennessee football’s fourth practice of spring concluded, head coach Butch Jones sang the praises of defensive backs coach Charlton Warren. “He’s earned the trust of his players and I think he’s earned […] Tennessee...
Via All for Tennessee
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee recruiting: ESPN 300 RB, ‘The Opening’ finalist Christian Turner set for spring game return to Rocky Top

Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Today, we talk about 3-star Buford (Ga.) running back Christian Turner, who already has plans to make his second visit to the Vols since February. BUFORD, Ga. — Sunday couldn’t have gone any better for Tennessee...
Via SEC Country
24 days ago

Lane and Monte Kiffin joke about lingering cold shoulder from Tennessee

Lane Kiffin’s time in Knoxville was brief, but the negative vibe from the state of Tennessee has persisted. ESPN’s Chris Low, who covered the Vols for several years, is in Boca Raton, where Kiffin is getting ready to write the next chapter in his coaching career at Florida Atlantic. His father, Monte, is there with him as a defensive analyst/pro liaison. Monte popped a joke...
Via SEC Country
23 days ago

Lane Kiffin light-heartedly jokes about a return to Tennessee

When new Tennessee AD John Curry was an assistant AD in Knoxville in the late 2000s, he was part of the athletic department staff that fired longtime coach Phil Fulmer in 2008 and replaced him with Lane Kiffin. Kiffin only lasted one year with the Volunteers before bolting to USC and becoming Public Enemy No. 1 in Knoxville. He has proceeded to troll the Vols (and USC, for that matter...

Tennessee recruiting: Vols have some work to do on top 2019 QB Bo Nix; commit Alontae Taylor schedules rival visits

Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Today we discuss where the Vols stand with lone 2019 QB offer Bo Nix, the current visit schedule of commit Alontae Taylor, and a pair of 2018 running backs that just received offers. BUFORD, Ga. — The Tennessee...
Via SEC Country
23 days ago

Tennessee Vols Played Every Team in the NCAA Basketball Final Four

This year’s men’s basketball NCAA Tournament has highlighted how difficult the Tennessee Volunteers’ schedule was. They faced every Final Four team. As the Final Four gets set to begin in one day, it’s time to use it to highlight just how difficult the Tennessee Basketball schedule was this year. The Vols faced all four teams […] Tennessee Vols Played Every Team in the...
Via All for Tennessee
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: What if Lane Kiffin Never Left the Vols?

Monte Kiffin says his son, Florida Atlantic Head Coach Lane Kiffin, should have stayed with Tennessee football. What if he never left the Volunteers? As Lane Kiffin prepares for his first season with Florida Atlantic, he is a much more humble person than the one who bolted the Tennessee football program in the middle of […] Tennessee Football: What if Lane Kiffin Never Left the...
Via All for Tennessee
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vol Football | Pro Day 2017 Media Session (3/31/17)

Tennessee's Dylan Wiesman, Jason Croom and Joshua Dobbs speak to reporters after the conclusion of their workouts during Tennessee's 2017 Pro Day. (March 31, 2017)
Via Tennessee Volunteers Athletics
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee Baseball | Joshua Dobbs First Pitch (March 31, 2017)

Via Tennessee Volunteers Athletics
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Saints WR Meachem works out at Tennessee Pro Day

Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem has not played in an NFL game since the 2014 season. In between then and now, the Tennessee product has done time in jail for failing to pay child support and alimony.That sidelined the receiver’s freedom for 30 days, from Valentine’s Day up until the middle of last month.Now ready to put everything behind him and start anew...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

New Tennessee AD expresses confidence in Butch Jones

Tennessee finally found its new athletic director after a long search when it hired John Currie away from Kansas State. As Currie prepares to take on his new job, he’s been catching up on all things Tennessee — including coach Butch Jones and the football program. While many Tennessee fans would have liked to see longtime coach Phil Fulmer get the AD job, Currie landed the position...

Tennessee recruiting: Vols on top for RB Tae Provens

Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Today we discuss 3-star running back Tae Provens, who still has the Vols on top despite pushes from other schools, as well as an interesting top 8 that could land Tennessee two priority targets. JOHNS CREEK, Ga...
Via SEC Country
20 days ago

Tennessee recruiting: WR Kendrell Scurry talks for first time since re-opening recruitment

Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Today we re-visit 2019 receiver Kendrell Scurry, a Tennessee commit who re-opened his recruitment last month.  JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — It’s been a wild year for Tennessee 2019 receiver commit Kendrell Scurry....
Via SEC Country
19 days ago

Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Football Series with Oklahoma, A.D. John Currie’s First 100 Days

John Currie’s first 100 days as Tennessee Vols athletic director and a football series with Oklahoma lead the Volunteers news for Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Spring practice is in full swing, and Tennessee Vols fans are finally starting to feel it as well with the nice spring weather that is shining across the country now. […] Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Football Series with Oklahoma...
Via All for Tennessee
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: New Tennessee AD John Currie discusses progress made under coach Butch Jones

Since officially taking over as Tennessee’s new athletic director over the weekend, it seems as if John Currie has faced nothing but questions about the football program — specifically, head coach Butch Jones and his job security. Currie, who joins the Volunteers after serving in the same position at Kansas State, has repeatedly said that he is excited to work with Jones, a point...
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