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2017 Meet the Class - Offensive Line

Our look at the newest class of Volunteers shifts to the offensive side of the ball and starts up front. It’s no secret that any good offense starts in the trenches. If you can’t create holes, your backs can’t get anywhere and if you can’t protect the pocket, your quarterback can’t deliver the ball downfield. Securing a solid offensive line is obviously a priority for...
Via Rocky Top Talk
10 days ago

Tennessee football 2017 spring preview: Veteran offensive line leads way

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Departing Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs made a lot of wrongs right for the Vols’ offensive line the past three seasons, sidestepping would be sacks and escaping pressure. That’s a trend expected to reverse itself under new offensive coordinator Larry Scott and first-year offensive line coach Walt Wells starting with the opening of spring drills next Tuesday...
Via SEC Country
10 days ago

Tennessee Football: Vols Linebacker Colton Jumper Granted Extra Year of Eligibility

Tennessee football linebacker Colton Jumper now has two years left with the Volunteers. The NCAA granted him a redshirt for the 2014 season. Now we can say his struggles during the 2015 Tennessee football season were simply the makings of a freshman not ready to play. Colton Jumper was supposed to be a senior going […] Tennessee Football: Vols Linebacker Colton Jumper Granted Extra...
Via All for Tennessee
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball 2015-2016 Recap: 5 Takeaways from Vols Season

Tennessee basketball finished its second season under Rick Barnes with a 16-16 record and no postseason. Here are five takeaways from the Volunteers’ year. The NCAA Tournament is under way, and for the third straight year, Tennessee basketball is nowhere to find. Actually, they are nowhere to find in the postseason for the third straight […] Tennessee Basketball 2015-2016 Recap...
Via All for Tennessee
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Ranking Each Vols Quarterback Ahead of Spring Practice

Tennessee football begins spring practice in 2017 with an open quarterback race. Here is an analysis of the four Volunteers competing for the starting job. Spring practice is inching closer and closer, and the top storyline for Tennessee football this year is clearly the quarterback battle. With Joshua Dobbs’s departure, the Vols have to bring […] Tennessee Football: Ranking...
Via All for Tennessee
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Vols Fans Need to Let Former Coaches Go

Former Tennessee basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin is back in the SEC with the Missouri Tigers. But Volunteers fans need to move past him and Bruce Pearl. On Wednesday, Cuonzo Martin left the California Golden Bears to take over the head coaching position for the Missouri Tigers. You would think that the news surrounded a […] Tennessee Basketball: Vols Fans Need to Let Former...
Via All for Tennessee
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Cuonzo Martin, NFL Draft, Jarrett Guarantano

Cuonzo Martin’s new job, Tennessee Vols in Todd McShay’s NFL Mock Draft, and Jarrett Guarantano lead the Volunteers news for Thursday, March 16, 2017. Spring inches closer, and the weather keeps getting colder. Meanwhile, the Tennessee Vols are about to be in the midst of a lot of huge events. And that makes for heavy mid-March […] Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Cuonzo Martin...
Via All for Tennessee
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee recruiting: Last minute bracketology with 4-star WR Kenan Jones

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. The day is finally here — the opening day of March Madness. It’s like a national holiday for sports fans. In preparation, you probably already thought of everything. You remembered to call out of work sick...
Via SEC Country
11 days ago

WATCH: Tennessee safety Maleik Gray eager to turn Big Orange dreams to reality

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee signee Maleik Gray searched for the right word to describe his passion for football and couldn’t settle on just one. “Why do I love it? It’s just …. I can’t think of one word,” Gray said Wednesday night, shaking his head during his in-home, tell-all interview with SEC Country. “It’s scoring touchdowns, celebrating with teammates,...
Via SEC Country
11 days ago

Tennessee Football: Vols Top 5 Storylines Heading Into Spring Practice

With Tennessee football set to begin spring practice in less than a week, here are the top five storylines surrounding the Volunteers. On March 21, Tennessee football gets back to the practice field to begin its work for the 2017 season. After a roller coaster season and a tumultuous recruiting period followed by numerous staff […] Tennessee Football: Vols Top 5 Storylines Heading...
Via All for Tennessee
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Jarrett Guarantano Doing Everything Right Off the Field to Win Vols Starting QB Job

Tennessee football redshirt freshman Jarrett Guarantano is doing everything right off the field to win the Volunteers starting quarterback job. He still has never taken a snap in FBS play. However, Jarrett Guarantano is doing everything right off the field to win the Tennessee football starting quarterback battle. News recently broke that Guarantano is spending spring […] Tennessee...
Via All for Tennessee
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee recruiting: A look at the Vols’ tight end board

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. Tight end isn’t typically a position of focus on the recruiting trail, but you can bet that with offensive coordinator Larry Scott also coaching tight ends, Tennessee is going to make it a focus. The 2017 recruiting...
Via SEC Country
12 days ago

Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Jarrett Guarantano, Christian Coleman, Baseball & Softball Schedules

Tennessee Vols quarterback Jarrett Guarantano and track and field star Christian Coleman lead the Volunteers news for Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Well the mid-March bitter cold that swept the Eastern half of the country on Tuesday and into Wednesday ended up affecting the Tennessee Vols. It’s a bit hard to talk about the spring related […] Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Jarrett...
Via All for Tennessee
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee incoming WR Princeton Fant eager to contibute, reward Vols’ loyalty

LAVERGNE, Tenn. — It’s 9 o’clock on a school night and Princeton Fant is just getting home from his job flipping burgers, ready to put on for Tennessee in a one-on-one interview wth SEC Country. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound receiver from LaVergne High School has made it clear he wants to do whatever he can — as soon as he can–  for a Vols’ program that has believed in him...
Via SEC Country
12 days ago

Women’s Basketball NCAA Tournament: 5 Keys for the Tennessee Lady Vols

The Tennessee Volunteers are a No. 5 seed in the Women’s Basketball NCAA Tournament. Here are the five things they need to do to make a run. For the second straight year, the Tennessee Lady Vols enter the Women’s Basketball NCAA Tournament after an underwhelming regular season. This year’s team lost 11 games and had […] Women’s Basketball NCAA Tournament: 5 Keys for the...
Via All for Tennessee
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee recruiting: 2019 WR TJ Sheffield re-opens recruitment after coaching changes

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. An Independence High School receiver from the 2019 class has decided to re-open his recruitment despite having been committed to Tennessee since before the end of his sophomore season. Sound familiar? It should...
Via SEC Country
13 days ago

Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Future Football Schedules, Lady Vols in Tourney, Baseball and Softball

The Lady Tennessee Vols in the NCAA Tournament, future football schedules, and baseball and softball lead the Volunteers news for Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Happy Pi Day! The Vernal Equinox is a week away to signify the start of spring, yet the Eastern half of the United States has been hit with winter weather and […] Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Future Football Schedules, Lady...
Via All for Tennessee
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Lady Vols a No. 5 Seed in NCAA Tournament; Will Face Dayton in First Round

The Tennessee Lady Vols are a No. 5 seed in the women’s basketball NCAA Tournament. The Volunteers will face the No. 12 Dayton Flyers in the first round. Despite a 19-11 record and an early exit in the SEC Tournament, the NCAA Selection Committee rewarded the Tennessee Lady Vols with their strength of schedule and […] Tennessee Lady Vols a No. 5 Seed in NCAA Tournament; Will...
Via All for Tennessee
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee football: 2019 Volunteer WR commit T.J. Sheffield re-opens recruitment

For the second time in a week, a class of 2019 wide receiver is stepping back from his commitment to Butch Jones and the Tennessee Volunteers. After four-star Kentrell Scurry re-opened his recruitment — while maintaining he is still committed to the Vols — his high school teammate and fellow 2019 pledge T.J. Sheffield took an almost identical approach on Monday afternoon. Sheffield...
Via SEC Country
14 days ago

Tennessee announces 2020 opponent

An update to Tennessee’s official website on Monday revealed that the Furman Paladins have been added to the 2020 schedule. Furman, based in Greenville, S.C., will travel to Neyland Stadium on Sept. 19. The Volunteers are also scheduled to host Charlotte on Sept. 5 that season. The current SEC schedule gives teams four non-conference contests, leaving two openings on UT’s 2020...

Tennessee adds Furman to 2020 football schedule

Tennessee has added Furman as a non-conference opponent for the 2020 season. The Volunteers will host the Paladins on Sept. 19, 2020, as shown on Tennessee’s official athletics website. Furman will receive $500,000 for the game, as shown within a contract posted on that website. Furman, which finished with a 3-8 record this past season, plays within the Football Championship Subdivision...
Via SEC Country
14 days ago

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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Ranking Every Vols Staff Change During Offseason

Since the 2016 season ended, numerous Volunteers staff changes from the top down have affected Tennessee football. Here is how they rank from worst to best. Talk about an overhaul! After a 9-4 record and second straight Top 25 finish to close out the 2016 season, Tennessee football completely reshaped its look in just two […] Tennessee Football: Ranking Every Vols Staff Change...
Via All for Tennessee
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Despite No NCAA Tournament, Vols Have Bright Future

Tennessee basketball did not make the NCAA Tournament for the third straight year, but the Volunteers have a bright future under Rick Barnes. With a 16-16 finish on the season, Tennessee basketball is not going anywhere. The Vols had an epic collapse down the stretch that began at the start of February. And they went from […] Tennessee Basketball: Despite No NCAA Tournament, Vols...
Via All for Tennessee
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Quarterback Battle, Basketball Season Recap, Baseball & Softball Wins

The Tennessee Vols’ quarterback battle, basketball season recap, and baseball and softball wins lead the Volunteers news for Monday, March 13, 2017. Spring is a week away, daylight savings time has begun, and March Madness is about to begin with the Tennessee Vols basketball season over. Yet half the country is seeing heavy amounts of […] Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Quarterback...
Via All for Tennessee
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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