TENNESSEE RUMORS & GOSSIP

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

Steve Spurrier dropped another classic line on the Tennessee Volunteers on Thursday, pondering why they would want to keep the Alabama rivalry.
Via Gamedayr
14 hours ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

California hires Tennessee’s Cuonzo Martin as new head coach

According to ESPN and media reports, The California Golden Bears have hired former Tennessee Volunteers head coach Cuonzo Martin as their new men’s basketball head coach. Martin will replace former Cal coach Mike Montgomery who decided to retire at the end of this past season. Martin had been the Volunteers head coach for the last […]
Via Full Scale Sports
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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