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January the ETA for ex-Vols QB in Charlotte

Earlier this month it was reported that erstwhile Tennessee quarterback Riley Ferguson would be transferring to Charlotte. While that still appears to be the case, it won’t happen for a little bit further down the road. Josh Ward of Knoxville radio station WNML tweeted earlier this evening that Ferguson will enroll at Charlotte in January of next year. Ward confirmed the development...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WVU to meet Tennessee in Charlotte in 2018

WVU will open up their 2018 football season against the Tennessee Volunteers on September 1, 2018 in Charlotte, NC. This will be the first ever meeting between the two schools. With neutral site games becoming the norm across the college football landscape it should be no surprise that WVU is taking advantage of the financial windfall all others have been experiencing for years....
Via BlueGoldSports.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee HC Butch Jones speaks at the 2014 SEC Media Days

Butch Jones, the Tennessee head coach, was at his second SEC Media Days get-together, and here are some of his memorable quotes, which have been gained off Twitter. On the UT receiving corps: "We are the original wide receiver U" (apparently, it's not....it's Pittsburgh) Who's going to be QB?:  "We like the progress with [current QBs] Justin Worley, Joshua...
Via SEC Football Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vols QB likely moving on to Charlotte

A month and a half after Butch Jones acknowledged he did “not anticipate that he will be a member of our football family moving forward,” Riley Ferguson appears to have been adopted by a new football family. While nothing is official at this point, Jeremy Fowler of CBSSports.com tweeted Monday that, barring any recent changes in his thought process, Ferguson plans on transferring...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

5-Star DT Kahlil McKenzie Commits to Vols, 'All-SEC-Type Player'

Kahlil McKenzie is a monster 5-star defensive tackle in the 2015 class. He is the No. 7 defensive tackle in the country, according to 247Sports composite. McKenzie has just committed to the Tennessee Volunteers out at The Opening. His size and strength are off the charts, which will allow him to come in and produce at a high level for Butch Jones. How well do you think he will do in Knoxville?
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kahlil McKenzie, son of Raiders' Reggie, commits to Vols

Defensive tackle Kahlil McKenzie, a highly regarded NCAAF prospect, finally announced his commitment to the Tennessee Volunteers on Thursday. I'm commitment to Tennessee can't wait to be on Rocky Top!!! And got DL MVP at the opening in truly… http://t.co/aYwYR5HAOp — Kahlil McKenzie (@KM1_Era) July 11, 2014 The 6-foot-4, 340-pound lineman is a four-star...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volenteers freshman anchor Charles Mosley injured in car accident

Tennessee Volunteers defensive tackle Charles Mosley was injured in a car accident on Sunday. The freshman down lineman that racked up 20 tackles, eight sacks and four forced fumbles at Memphis’ Brighton High School before enrolling at Tennessee in May, reportedly has suffered a broken leg. According to the Times Free Press, the four-star recruit could have other injuries associated...
Via Players View
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hampton adds Tennessee graduate transfer Quinton Chievous

Hampton picked up a graduate transfer on Thursday as former Tennessee wing Quinton Chievous committed to the Pirates, a source told NBCSports.com. The 6-foot-6 Chievous is the son of former Missouri star Derrick Chievous and Quinton will have two years of eligibility remaining and can play right away after graduating from Tennessee in three years. After redshirting his first season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Gruden speaks at Tennessee's The Arsenal QB Camp, provides possibly the greatest Jon Gruden photo ever.

ESPN Monday Night Football analyst Jon Gruden made many Tennessee Volunteers supporters' hearts go a-flutter a year-and-a-half as rumours swirled that he might become the team's coach following the non-infamous Derek Dooley era came to a close. That was never meant to be, as Gruden stayed with ESPN, and Tennessee replaced Dooley with Butch Jones.So it must have been a little...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 42 Tennessee Volunteers season preview

The Tennessee Volunteers will enter their second season under head coach Butch Jones in 2014. In his first year, Jones led the Vols to a 5-7 record in a season where they faced seven ranked teams in an eight-week span. This season will not get much easier as Tennessee owns the third hardest schedule in the nation, but a solid recruiting class should help. On offense, two quarterbacks...
Via College Football Universe
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vols QB battle down to three with Ferguson's departure

DESTIN, Fla. -- Tennessee coach Butch Jones doesn't expect quarterback Riley Ferguson to return to the Volunteers. "Riley's no longer with the program," Jones said Tuesday night during the Southeastern Conference spring meetings. Earlier Tuesday, Volquest had reported that Jones said he didn't expect Ferguson to remain with the Vols. Ferguson, a redshirt freshman...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
May 27, 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

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 defenders AJ Johnson, Danny O'Brien arrested

The Tennessee Volunteers are coming off their best recruiting offseason in years (No. 5 in the nation) which has the program buzzing, but that’s not the only kind of buzzing going on in Knoxville. Two current players were arrested Sunday: LB AJ Johnson and DT Danny O’Brien, along with former LB Dontavis Sapp. According to WBIR.com, O’Brien was charged with criminal impersonation...
Via Down and Distance
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron is taunting AJ Johnson because Alabama hates Tennessee

AJ McCarron and a Tennessee Volunteer defender not getting along? This seems so unlikely! Well, not really AJ McCarron and AJ Johnson of the Tennessee Volunteers may want to live in a world where men get along with men in a respectable way. To be honest, it looks like McCarron instigated this fight. Usually the […]
Via Throw The Flag
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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