TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS NEWS

Florida completes Hail Mary to beat Tennessee on final play

Saturday’s game between Florida and Tennessee had one incredible finish.The Gators won 26-20 on a Hail Mary completed for a 63-yard touchdown to win it as time expired.Here’s video of the play: That goes in the books as a 63-yard TD pass from freshman Feleipe Franks to Tyrie Cleveland, who finished with 93 yards in the game.What did Franks show coach Jim McElwain?“He showed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LISTEN: Mick Hubert goes wild for Florida QB Feleipe Franks’ Hail Mary TD vs. Tennessee

Looking for revenge after a tough defeat a year ago, No. 24 Florida Gators football pulled off an incredible 63-yard Hail Mary touchdown to beat the No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. Florida beat Tennessee 26-20, and “Voice of the Gators” Mick Hubert was of course in attendance to watch the entire thing. Here’s...
Via Only Gators
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee fan urinates on Tim Tebow’s statue before Florida game

The rivalry between Tennessee and Florida is strong, as these two teams often sit near the top of the SEC.  Tailgating often gets a bit wild before these two meet, which makes for a great experience for fans. But sometimes fans don’t know where to draw the line, which is what happened on Saturday. A Vols fan posted a video of himself peeing on Tim Tebow’s Heisman Trophy statue...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida beats Tennessee with thrilling Hail Mary TD in The Swamp

Looking for revenge after a tough defeat a year ago, No. 24 Florida Gators football pulled off an incredible 63-yard Hail Mary touchdown to beat the No. 23 Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday afternoon at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. Take a look. #GatorsWin #GoGators pic.twitter.com/OPSqUH38Yo — Gators Football (@GatorsFB) September 16, 2017
Via Only Gators
8 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Tennessee fans ticked at Butch Jones after heartbreaking loss to Florida

Butch Jones and Tennessee found out what it’s like to be on the other side of a Hail Mary Saturday night. The Volunteers managed to squeak by Georgia Tech in the season opener, but they weren’t fortunate enough to beat the Gators on the road, losing 26-20. With Florida having two of its best offensive players suspended for the game, Jordan Scarlett and Antonio Callaway, this...

Butch Jones says ‘It’s on me’ following tough loss to Florida

The Volunteers came up just short to rival Florida on the road, losing 26-20 on Saturday night. The Vols had their chances but weren’t able to capitalize on numerous occasions. Most of the blame from fans is going to fall on the shoulders of Butch Jones. According to the Tennessee head coach, they would be right. Jones was not a fan of how Feleipe Franks was able to roll outside...

Tennessee-Florida: Who do you blame? Look no further than the Coaching Staff

Butch Jones let one get away today in Gainesville. Add another chapter of heartbreak to the Tennessee-Florida book for the Volunteers. In a game that Tennessee should have won, Tennessee found a way to lose. They were better offensively than the Gators, but didn’t convert when they needed to do so. Somehow they found themselves back in the game, only to see this happen. The...
Via Rocky Top Talk
8 days ago

Tennessee vs Florida Recap: Tennessee Loses Shocker As Time Expires, 26-20

Inefficiency and mistakes cost the Vols a victory in The Swamp. Well, that's about Tennessee vs Florida as you can get folks. Tennesse traveled to Gainesville this weekend looking for their first win in The Swamp since 2003 and their second consecutive win against the Gators since the 2003-2004 seasons. But extremely questionable play calling, an inept offense, and a miraculous...
Via Rocky Top Talk
8 days ago

Florida LB Vosean Joseph trash talks Tennessee fans after win

One Florida Gators player talked trash to Tennessee fans after the Gators pulled off a huge win on Saturday over their SEC East rivals. Vosean Joseph, a sophomore linebacker, talked trash to Tennessee Vols fans after his Gators completed a Hail Mary to win the game. Then he appeared to talk even more trash on Twitter later. Joseph sent a tweet an hour after the game that said ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida punter trolls Butch Jones, Tennessee after game

Florida was in a gloating mood after beating Tennessee Saturday on a Hail Mary as time expired. Perhaps surprisingly, it was punter Johnny Townsend who trolled better than all.Townsend trolled Tennessee by mocking them over a Butch Jones quote from last year. Here’s his tweet: That was in reference to Jones saying his senior class was filled with champions of life after they graduated...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter goes crazy over Gene Chizik quote about Butch Jones that wasn’t actually said

The Tennessee Volunteers suffered a heartbreaking 26-20 loss to the Florida Gators on a hail mary to end regulation Saturday at The Swamp. The loss may move the Vols out of the top-25, and they now hold a 14-19 SEC record — 2-5 over the last seven — during Butch Jones’ tenure as head coach. Naturally, many are blaming Jones for the loss and recent Vols’ struggles. That appeared...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago

Decision time in Tennessee: How can AD Currie help guide Vols to championships again?

It is decision time in Tennessee. Which way does the Volunteers’ football program actually want to go? After a lackluster performance at Florida, losing on a last second Hail Mary, the program does not appear to showcase a clear direction. Newly hired athletics director John Currie has made a strong presence within the athletics department since his first day on the job April 1...

WATCH: NFL Countdown burns Tennessee secondary after loss to Florida

Tennessee’s secondary got burned for the second day in a row. This time it happened not on the field, but when the NFL Countdown crew on ESPN absolutely blasted the Volunteers Sunday morning. The crew broke down the final play from Tennessee’s 26-20 loss to Florida when the Gators cashed in on a 63-yard Hail Mary to win the game. The former players on set questioned why Tennessee...

Temper tantrum: Here’s video of a Tennessee fan’s hilarious reaction to Florida’s Hail Mary win

Keith Richards and Mick Jagger once penned a line, “you make a grown man cry.” Tennessee fans know all about this, thanks to the way the Volunteers’ games usually play out. Either Tennessee wins on some crazy final play after being down three scores (Georgia, 2016), or it loses on a 63-yard, game-winning bomb (Florida, 2017). Regardless, you can bet if you’re watching a Vols...

LOOK: Posting for Tennessee head coaching position listed on job site Indeed

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones may not be on the hot seat, but he is definitely feeling uncomfortable after Saturday’s performance by the Volunteers. Tennessee’s offense struggled for much of the game against Florida Saturday afternoon. QB Quinten Dormady threw three interceptions, including one pick-six and another in the red zone, and two Vols kickers combined for three missed...

Report: UT LB Cortez McDowell out indefinitely with injury

A rough weekend for the Volunteers just got a little bit worse. Tennessee dropped a heart breaker to Florida Saturday afternoon after fighting back to tie the game, and it looks like the Vols have lost another defensive starter to injury. It is being reported that LB Cortez McDowell will be out indefinitely with a wrist injury. Losing McDowell will be a big blow to a Tennessee defense...

Tennessee opens as big favorite over UMass

Vegas likes the Vols, a lot. The Tennessee Volunteers will try to pick themselves up off the floor on Saturday against the UMass Minutemen. Butch Jones and company will be at Neyland Stadium for the next three contests. They’ll attempt to clean up some mistakes against UMass this weekend as they get set to host the Georgia Bulldogs. UMass is 0-4, coming off losses to Temple,...
Via Rocky Top Talk
7 days ago

WATCH: SEC Shorts hilariously parodies Tennessee coach after big loss to Gators

The Tennessee Volunteers experienced an absolutely devastating loss on Saturday afternoon, falling to the Florida Gators on a Hail Mary pass as time expired. The loss put even more pressure on Vols’ coach Butch Jones and his staff, who will be fighting for their jobs the rest of the season. On Monday, SEC Shorts released a parody video of the gimmicks the Vols’ coaching staff...

Tennessee-Georgia Kickoff Time, Television Info Announced

Tennessee’s next big game on the schedule is Georgia. The Bulldogs will visit Neyland Stadium in Knoxville on September 30th. If the Volunteers have any aspirations of contending for the SEC East, this is a must win. The SEC announced the kick times for the week five slate this morning. Tennessee-Georgia gets the nod over Ole Miss-Alabama and Auburn-Mississippi State, which...
Via Rocky Top Talk
6 days ago

Butch Jones has strange explanation for why Tennessee didn’t run at goal line vs. Florida

At a key juncture in the third quarter of Saturday’s loss to Florida, the Tennessee Volunteers had first-and-goal from the Gators’ one-yard line and failed to score. That’s because the Vols passed on first down, then drew a penalty on the Gators on second down. The Vols then promptly were whistled for a false start. On the new first down from the six-yard line, another pass...

LOOK: Fan disputes Butch Jones’s claim that Jarrett Guarantano hadn’t taken under-center snaps

With the ball at the one-yard line against Florida on Saturday, the Tennessee Volunteers didn’t run it with RB John Kelly, and they didn’t even attempt a QB sneak, instead watching as Quinten Dormady threw an interception to Gators CB Duke Dawson. On Monday, coach Butch Jones attempted to explain the sequence, saying the first-down play was changed from a run to a pass at the...

WATCH: Tennessee WR Marquez Callaway discusses fan frustrations after loss to Florida

The Tennessee Volunteers are in a tough spot right now after losing to the Florida Gators at the last second on Saturday afternoon. With rumors swirling about coach Butch Jones’s job security, those rumors are reaching the players, too. On Monday, WR Marquez Callaway spoke with media members and said he understands that the fans are upset, adding that the team is upset with its...

LOOK: SEC Network has a laugh at Butch Jones’ expense

Butch Jones cannot catch a break. The Tennessee Volunteers suffered a brutal, last-second loss to Florida Saturday that has left fans and players alike with plenty of frustrations. Jones looks to be on the hot seat a bit following the loss, and a job posting for the UT head football coach position was created on Indeed Sunday. Coaching a football team in the SEC is tough, and plenty...

Tennessee Football: Butch Jones Rules Two Key Players Out for the Year

Bad news. Tennessee can’t shake the injury bug. It’s been a consistent theme dating back to last season. Butch Jones announced more bad news today, ruling starters Cortez McDowell and Jauan Jennings out for the year. Jennings was one of the most important players to Tennessee, but went down in the first half against Georgia Tech with a wrist injury. There was some hope that...
Via Rocky Top Talk
6 days ago

LOOK: Butch Jones may not want to drive by The Rock this morning

Butch Jones is not having a good week. It all started Saturday when the Volunteers suffered an excruciating loss on the last play of the game to the Florida Gators. Tennessee had battled back despite three interceptions and three missed field goals to tie the game at 20 with just under a minute left in the game. Unfortunately for the Vols, Gators QB Feleipe Franks connected with...
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