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TENNESSEE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vols lose McNeil to injury, Howard to one game suspension

Butch Jones broke out some unfortunate news Thursday, as the Vols' coach announced a one game suspension for senior receiver Alton "Pig" Howard and an injury to senior safety LaDarell McNeil which will keep him out for an "extended period of time.""Alton Howard will be suspended for the Bowling Green game, the first game of the year, for violation of team rules," Jones revealed....
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

No. 25 Vols lose McNeil to injury, suspend Howard for 1 game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee safety LaDarrell McNeil is out indefinitely and receiver Alton ''Pig'' Howard has been suspended for the season opener, continuing a series of preseason hits to the Volunteers' depth. Vols coach Butch Jones said Thursday that McNeil was undergoing evaluation for ''neck instability'' and would miss ''an extended period of time.'' Jones said Howard...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Suspends Star Receiver For Season Opener

The Tennessee Volunteers shouldn’t have much of a problem winning their season opener against Bowling Green on September 5th, but things didn’t get any easier now with their star receiver suspended for the game: Thursday afternoon, head coach Butch Jones revealed that Alton “Pig” Howard has been suspended for the opener against Bowling Green. The only reason given was unspecified...
Via Gamedayr
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: No.1 QB prospect Hunter Johnson commits to Tennessee

The nations number one prospect Hunter Johnson has committed to the Tennessee Volunteers and head coach Butch Jones, according to 247sports The Brownsburgh (IN) High School 2017 prospect has given his verbal committal to the Vols. Many were in the chase for Johnson’s committal including Notre Dame, Florida, Michigan, Missouri, Penn State and N.C. State, amongst others. But Johnson...
Via EndZoneScore
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Cheerleaders: Hottest Photos of the Squad

Recently, The University of Tennessee has been somewhat of an afterthought. Their once storied football team wasn’t very good, their...
Via COED
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Pick Up State's Top 2017 Recruit in WR Tee Higgins

The Tennessee Volunteers were able to strike gold on the recruiting trail on back-to-back days, proving once again why head coach Butch Jones is an...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Herbstreit picks Tennessee to win SEC East

While there are plenty of people who expect the Georgia Bulldogs to run through the SEC East, there are some college football analysts in Bristol, Connecticut who are going with the underdog. It wasn’t too long ago that ESPN’s Jesse Palmer predicted the Tennessee Volunteers would win the SEC East during an appearance on The Paul Finebaum Show, and now one of his colleagues is...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Land Top 2017 QB Hunter Johnson

The Tennessee Volunteers received a boost to their 2017 recruiting efforts in the form of a big-time commitment on Sunday. Hunter Johnson, who is...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 4-Star Receiver Commits To SEC Team

The SEC East seems to be dominated by Georgia and Missouri right now, but in a couple of years, the Tennessee Volunteers may be the leaders of the pack. On Monday, 4-star wide receiver (also ranked 5 stars on other outlets) Tee Higgins announced that he’s committing to the Vols. #GBO pic.twitter.com/jw28EVBnGY — Tee Higgins (@teehiggins5) August 25, 2015 Higgins is the 8th...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Siri trolls the Tennessee Volunteers

Good ole Siri is a familiar voice to iPhone users and she is apparently a big college football fan. Then again, when you have unlimited knowledge, what are you not interested in? Anyways, a fellow football hand got their hand on an Apple device and decided to ask Siri a very important question: who is your favorite college football team? At that point, the animated voice came back...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Herbstreit: Tennessee Will Win SEC East

Slowly but surely, the Tennessee Volunteers are getting somewhat of a cult following, with someone new picking the Vols to win the SEC East every day. On Monday, ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit replied to a fan on Twitter, asking his thoughts on Tennessee. What are your thoughts on The Tennessee Volunteers this season @KirkHerbstreit — #FitSuperMan (@MrDreMorris) August 24, 2015...
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit Predicts Tennessee Will Win The SEC East

For the first time in a while, there are some serious expectations for Tennessee football. Last week, ESPN’s Jesse Palmer predicted that the Vols would win the SEC East while on Finebaum. He’s not alone in that prediction, among the network’s College Football analysts. Kirk Herbstreit also think this is the year that Tennessee makes it to Atlanta. What are your thoughts on...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Vol CB Michael Williams to go on trial in rape case

Former Tennessee Volunteers cornerback Michael Williams will go on trial today as he faces charges of aggravated rape along with former teammate and linebacker A.J. Johnson. The Associated Press reported the story. Williams and Johnson face two counts apiece of aggravated rape, each man having been accused of “aiding and abetting” the other. Johnson’s legal team asked for and...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Players who may make All-SEC lists in 2015

The Tennessee Volunteers football team has a slew of players that have the potential to garner post-season recognition and accolades. There are players that could be on the All-SEC team and there are guys that could be listed on the All-SEC freshmen list. There are a bunch of guys that should be on everyone’s radar when it comes to who may make the all conference teams for the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Add 2017 No. 1 Overall QB Hunter Johnson

Hunter Johnson is the No. 1 overall quarterback in the class of 2017 out of Brownsburg, Indiana, and he’s already decided where he wants to play college football. The five-star quarterback has chosen to join Butch Jones’ roster with the Tennessee Volunteers. Story: Tennessee lands a commitment from Hunter Johnson, the top-ranked QB in the 2017 class. http://t.co/9YdyKhGhpM...
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Butch Jones confirms CB Rashaan Gaulden out for 2015

The Tennessee Volunteers football team has been bitten by the injury bug. It’s most recent victim, defensive back Rashaan Gaulden. On Thursday, GoVols247.com reported that Gaulden would miss over a month due to a broken bone in his foot. Unfortunately the original prognosis was incorrect and now the talented sophomore will miss the entire season. JONES: Very unfortunate, Rashaan...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Players Change Uniform Numbers To Honor Injured Teammates

As the injury bug continues to strike the Tennessee Volunteers football team, members of the squad are doing what they can to honor their fallen teammates: A pair of Vols are honoring their teammates who are lost for the season due to injury by changing their uniform numbers to their injured mates’ numerals. Sophomore offensive lineman Jashon Robertson wore Marcus Jackson’s...
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jesse Palmer: Tennessee will win the SEC East

The Tennessee Volunteers ended the 2014 season on a high note, winning three of the last four regular season games and the 2015 TaxSlayer Bowl over Iowa. They gained a lot of momentum towards the end of the year and — despite finishing 7-6 — a lot of people have been saying that the Volunteers look to be one of the strongest teams in the SEC East this year. The Volunteers were...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Toughest Games on Tennessee's College Football Schedule in 2015

It has been almost a decade since the Tennessee Volunteers have entered a season with so much fanfare. The media and Vol fans alike, have set the...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee 5-Star Defensive Tackle Kahlil McKenzie Absolutely Destroys Offensive Lineman

The Tennessee Volunteers have a monster on the defensive line and his name is Kahlil McKenzie. And if you haven’t hear about him yet, you will – there’s no question about it.  Rated as the No. 2 defensive tackle – and No. 6 overall player – in the 2015 class, the 6-foot-3, 344-pound defender was brought to Knoxville to gobble up SEC ball carriers and give offensive linemen...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers WR Von Pearson Reinstated to Football Team

Tennessee Volunteers wide receiver Von Pearson’s suspension has been officially lifted by the University of Tennessee and its football program...
Via Athlon Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee Defensive Back Emmanuel Moseley Makes Ridiculous One-Handed Catch At Practice

With the first game of the season just 29 days away, the Tennessee Volunteers are hard a work and getting back into the swing of things. As the first week of practice begins to round out, it’s easy to see which players have put in that extra bit of work during the offseason. And some just stand above the rest.  During that acclimation period, you come across plays like this by...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee 2015 Fall Camp Preview and Key Position Battles to Watch

The Tennessee Volunteers have good reason to be excited heading into the 2015 season. The Vols return 18 starters (10 on offense and 8 on defense)...
Via Athlon Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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