TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS NEWS

Steve Spurrier Loves To Hate Tennessee, Trolls Vols’ Alabama Rivalry

Steve Spurrier dropped a classic troll quote on the Tennessee Volunteers, pondering why they would want to keep the Alabama rivalry.
Via Gamedayr
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

RB Alden Hill announces he’s leaving Volunteers

The Tennessee Volunteers are expected to be loaded at the skilled positions in 2014, and that was evidenced with the huge day the offense had at the recent spring game. With the plethora of young talent coming in, the future is indeed bright, but that also means that someone could be left out of the fold, and running back Alden Hill was slated to be one of the odd men out. With...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New coach Tyndall aims to unite Vols fan base

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Donnie Tyndall knows he wasn't the first choice to become Tennessee's next men's basketball coach. Then again, the same can be said for Volunteers' football coach Butch Jones, whose hiring has been a popular one, although others were sought before him by Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart. Tyndall probably wasn't even among the top five...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Tennessee basketball hires Southern Miss coach Donnie Tyndall

In an impromptu press conference called last week to announce former Tennessee basketball coach Cuonzo Martin was taking the California-Berkley job, athletic director Dave Hart admitted that the Volunteers were late in the hiring process. With the Final Four already passed and the signing period closing fast, time was of the essence. "We will move as quickly as we can, as quickly...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Vols targeting veteran leaders with hoops coaching search

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- On April 1, Cuonzo Martin said the only place he wanted to coach basketball was at Tennessee. Two weeks later, the three-year Volunteers coach was gone, accepting the same job at California. It came after Martin guided Tennessee to the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 and had been offered a $500,000 pay raise and two-year contract extension by UT athletics director...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin Parts Ways with Tennessee Volunteers

Cuonzo Martin made a career-changing decision three years ago, leaving his post at Missouri State to take over for Bruce Pearl as head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers. While the Vols are probably more famous for their Women’s hoops program than the Men’s program, Pearl left big shoes to fill in the eyes of the Tennessee faithful. Fans often lack patience and Vols fans were...
Via Players View
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cuonzo Martin Ditches Tennessee For Cal: Shocked Twitter Reactions

Cuonzo Martin left the Tennessee Volunteers to coach the California Golden Bears on Tuesday. Shocked Twitter reactions poured in after the news broke.
Via Gamedayr
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jordan McRae On Cuonzo Martin’s Treatment At Tennessee: “Can’t Treat People Any Kind Of Way And Expect Good In Return”

Cuonzo Martin’s sudden departure from Tennessee was a surprise, but probably not totally unexpected based on how Martin was received earlier this season, before Tennessee’s run to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament. Many Vols fans wanted to run Martin out of town, and some even petitioned the school to bring back former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl, who has since been hired at...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin to take job at Cal

After leading the Tennessee Volunteers' program to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16 for the first time since 2010, coach Cuonzo Martin is heading west. Martin has accepted the head coaching position at California, according to multiple media outlets. Athletic director Dave Hart is holding a press conference at Thompson-Boling Arena this afternoon and is expected to make the...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vols' spring game a showcase for freshmen

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- There is a sense that the cavalry is coming for Tennessee football. Already enrolled and participating in spring practice that concluded with Saturday's annual Orange & White Game are 14 true freshmen. When preseason drills begin in August, another 18 newcomers -- 16 of them on defense -- arrive to bolster a roster with many holes to fill. "If they...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: This Tennessee Volunteer's Family is Not Messing Around!

The Tennessee Volunteers took to the gridiron for their spring game Saturday giving fans a chance to see how the team is shaping up. It also gives fans a chance to have some fun and show their pride and love of the program---like the Stubblefield family did with their Volunteer-inspired attire.I have to admit--I'm a little envious of the two little guys. I can't pull off...
Via FatManWriting
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee junior Jarnell Stokes to announce he's entering NBA Draft

Tennessee junior Jarnell Stokes has scheduled a press conference on campus for Friday afternoon, at which point he's planning to announce that he'll enter the 2014 NBA Draft, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Thursday night. Stokes averaged 15.1 points and 10.6 rebounds this season while earning First Team All-SEC honors and leading the Vols to the Sweet 16. The 6-foot...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee to break spring camp with plenty of talent, youth

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- So, this is what spring football is like. That's the reality hitting nearly half the Tennessee football team participating in spring drills for the first time. Of those, 14 are true freshmen who enrolled at mid-term just a few months removed from wrapping up high school careers. Indeed, youth is being served and serviced as Volunteers coach Butch Jones wraps...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

4-star Jauan Jennings commits to Tennessee Volunteers

Although they have not seen results on the field (and it was too early to expect much last season), Butch Jones has recruited at a high level since taking over as head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers over a year ago. He proved that again on Monday when he landed a commitment from one of the nation’s best athletes. 4-star quarterback/safety Jauan Jennings gave his pledge to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Butch Jones busts dance moves at practice

Tennessee Volunteers head football coach Butch Jones busting dance moves at a recent practice?Tennessee Volunteers head football coach Butch Jones busting dance moves at a recent practice.Coaches of major college programs trying to dance is becoming a growing epidemic.Via The Big Lead
Via Bush League Chronicle
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Football: Quarterbacks Practice OT Drills

Butch Jones had Team 118 inside Neyland Stadium Saturday for their second scrimmage of spring. Since the Vols have been back from spring break, competition has increased to a new high. It was a cool and rainy Saturday morning, but that did not hamper the continuous competition amongst the team. The scrimmage was highlighted by situational drills - and a heavy emphasis was placed...
Via Football Nation
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Bye Bye Cuonzo?

The Tennessee Vols’ season came to an abrupt end on Friday night when they lost a heart breaker to Michigan in the Sweet 16. Most thought the biggest question facing the Vols’ offseason was if junior forward Jarnell Stokes would return for his senior season. However, the Vols may have to replace much more than a powerful post player in their rotation. Just a day removed from...
Via isportsweb.com
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Groom’s Cake Is Rocky Top Official

A Tennessee Volunteers fan had a very elaborate groom's cake of a replica of Neyland Stadium made for his wedding.
Via Gamedayr
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Michigan Cheerleader Clearly Not Impressed with Tennessee's Jordan McRae

The great thing about television networks trying to capture everything during a basketball game is that sometimes they actually do--like during Friday night's Sweet 16 game between Michigan and Tennessee.From his reaction I am going to guess that Tennessee's Jordan McRae did something right on the last play. Whatever it was from the look on her face the Michigan cheerleader...
Via FatManWriting
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN Trolls Tennessee Fans By Posting Football Schedule Right As Buzzer Sounds In Vols Loss

Well, someone over at ESPN felt like trolling Tennessee fans after the Vols’ Sweet 16 loss tonight. Either that or they somehow thought the below tweet would be comforting. The Worldwide Leader’s college football account posted Tennessee’s football schedule for next season just seconds after UT lost to Michigan on the basketball court. 154 days until kickoff – 2014 Tennessee...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee F Jarnell Stokes called for controversial charge (Video)

Tennessee’s stunning comeback against Michigan in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament Friday fell short after forward Jarnell Stokes was called for a controversial charge with six seconds left in the game. The Vols were down by 10 with under four minutes to play and rallied to make it a 1-point game with 13 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Vols the latest team to use First Four as springboard

INDIANAPOLIS -- Dayton's run to the Elite Eight has been one of the great stories of the NCAA tournament. Another great story started in Dayton at the First Four. The latest team to come out of the at-large play-in games at the First Four at the University of Dayton Arena is Tennessee, which plays Michigan tonight in the Sweet 16. The Vols won the No. 11 seed in the Midwest by...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

First Look: No. 11 Seed Tennessee Volunteers

Get to know Michigan's Sweet 16 opponent, the No. 11 seeded Tennessee Volunteers and take a closer look at their three game run so far in the 2014 NCAA tournament.
Via michigan.scout.com
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols beat Mercer, move to Sweet 16

Tennessee came to Tobacco Road and turned it into “Raleigh Top.” Jarnell Stokes had 17 points and a career-high-tying 18 rebounds, and the Vols denied Mercer a second straight upset in the NCAA Tournament by routing the Bears 83-63 on Sunday night. Josh Richardson had a career-high 26 points, and Antonio Barton had 18 for the 11th-seeded Tennessee (24-12), which outrebounded...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Tennessee’s Jarnell Stokes Answers Post-Game Questions Wearing Google Glass

It only takes one to start a trend. Tennessee junior forward Jarnell Stokes took questions in the locker room after the Vols’ victory over Mercer in the third round of this year’s NCAA Tournament donning some Google Glass eyewear. We have no idea what purpose it served him, but reporters sure seemed to like it. Jarnell Stokes wearing google glasses? pic.twitter.com/q1fJYmjYRQ...
Via College Spun
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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