TENNESSEE RUMORS & GOSSIP

REPORT: Tennessee Added Another Running Back To 2016 Class

College football season is just around the corner, but it seems like the Tennessee Volunteers are still making some moves for their 2016 recruiting class. According to a report by 247Sports, the Vols are adding three-star running back Jeremy Lewis to the class. He is currently enrolled at UTK for summer courses. Ryan Callahan from 247Sports shared these details on the new Vols addition...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee football: 5 things to watch in 2016

The Tennessee Volunteers have gradually been getting better over the last few years and it looks like the waiting is finally going to pay off this year. Many have already tabbed them as the favorites to win the SEC East entering the 2016 season. From having one of the better offensive units in the country to returning a number of defensive players that should dominate this year,...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers drawing buzz again in SEC

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) People are talking about the Tennessee Volunteers as potential Southeastern Conference contenders again. After making steady progress the past three years under coach Butch Jones and bringing in three straight highly rated recruiting classes, the Vols are again regarded as legitimate contenders in the SEC Eastern Division. Many of the questions Jones and his...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Josh Dobbs Wears Awesome Orange-And-White Checkerboard Socks At SEC Media Days

Tennessee’s checkerboard end zone pattern is one of the most enduring features of the program. It’s also been featured on uniforms and in the stands during games.  At today’s SEC Media Days, Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs made the checkerboard a fashion statement, rocking some really sharp socks featuring the familiar pattern.  Josh Dobbs’ sock game #Vols pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee defense eager to improve its knockout punch

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee heads into the season as the likely Southeastern Conference Eastern Division favorite thanks in part to a defense loaded with experience. Whether the Volunteers earn that first division title since 2007 depends on how much that defense has learned from last year's experience. Tennessee went 9-4 last season, but led in each of its losses. In three...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Clemson Football is just owning the state of Tennessee in recruiting

As I was getting busy Monday morning preparing for the holiday I thought Twitter might be getting hot with everyone waiting on Kevin Durant to make a decision. Let me tell you, it may have been the middle of the afternoon but the fireworks were already going off on Twitter. Not only did KD decided to go to the Warriors (holy crap), but Clemson Football picked up the commitment...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tennessee settles sexual assault lawsuit for $2.48 million

The University of Tennessee has settled the sexual assault lawsuit brought forward by eight unnamed women against the Volunteers football program. According to a report in The Tennessean, the school will pay out $2.48 million, but does not admit guilt. UT will pay the plaintiffs $2.48 million, a sum that also includes fees for their attorneys. School officials also agreed to...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin trolled Tennessee on Twitter again

Current Alabama offensive coordinator and former Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin is in the state of Tennessee today, so of course he’s making sure that Vols fans on social media know he’s in the state of Tennessee today. Tuesday, Kiffin, who is likely in Knoxville, tweeted a photo of a Tennessee license plate. Of course, he was hit with some nasty replies. Kiffin, if you remember...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Geno Auriemma reflects on Pat Summitt's influence on basketball

The sports world is mourning the loss of one of the most influential coaches of all time, and a giant in women's college basketball. Tennessee Volunteers legend Pat Summitt died Tuesday at the age of 64 after a long battle with early-onset dementia, Alzheimer's type. University of Connecticut women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma paid tribute to Summitt Tuesday morning in an interview...
Via FOX Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Princeton basketball coach shares an incredible story about Pat Summitt

Generations of coaches, players and fans have been sharing their own personal remembrances of legendary Tennessee Volunteers basketball coach Pat Summitt, who changed the lives of countless people in college basketball over the course of her 38-year career. One of those coaches is Courtney Banghart, who had a chance encounter with Summitt during a downpour in Florida one day.  
Via FOX Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star WR KD Nixon Deletes Tweet After Announcing Decommitment From Tennessee

KD Nixon, a four-star wide receiver out of DeSoto High School in Texas, announced his decommitment from the Tennessee Volunteers via Twitter on Sunday night. Interestingly, after posting the note to social media, Nixon deleted the tweet. It does not appear that he received much heat from fans for the decision, to Tennessee fans’ credit, so it definitely leads one to wonder whether...
Via College Spun
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Every NFL team's key player heading into 2016

Every NFL team's key player heading into 2016
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning makes visit to Alma Mater, speaks with Vols

The Tennessee Volunteers football team is hoping to win it all in the upcoming 2016 season. In order to help achieve this goal. they brought in the greatest former Volunteer of all time – perhaps even the best to ever play the game – Peyton Manning. Manning was in Knoxville as promised on Monday afternoon and spent time with some current Volunteers. Clearly, the recently retired...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee Running Back Squats 255 Pounds—On One Leg

Tennessee Volunteers running back Jalen Hurd is pretty fast. Scratch that, he's like the Flash fast. From running 23.1 mph on a treadmill in May to running a 4.47 40-Yard Dash, he is quick enough to be one of the nation's best backs this fall. RELATED: Jalen Hurd Hits 19 Mph While Sprinting On A Treadmill Now, in June, Hurd is continuing to bolster his leg strength and...
Via Stack
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee cancels classes Sept. 1 for football season opener

Last month, the University of Tennessee announced that the football team’s season opener against Appalachian State had been moved up two days from Saturday, Sept. 3, to Thursday, Sept. 1.  In order to accommodate the change, Tennessee is doing something it rarely does: canceling classes. The university announced that it will cancel classes on Sept. 1 for logistical reasons relating...
Via College Spun
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Former Tennessee player gives sneak peek at ‘Battle at Bristol’ field

The Tennessee Volunteers and Virginia Tech Hokies will be having a pretty unique early season match-up as they will meet up on the infield at Bristol Motor Speedway. Former Vols defensive back Inky Johnson gave fans an early look at what the field looks like at the race track. The former player was at the field on Monday and he decided to tweet out a video. It still looks to be in...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee players, Butch Jones share awesome Mother’s Day video

The Tennessee Volunteers and head coach Butch Jones got into the Mother’s Day spirit with an incredible video celebrating today’s day. In the video, tweeted out by the Vols head coach, Jones and his players can be seen reaching out to there mothers to say “I love you.” Then, everyone waits for a response. At first the players and Jones said a bit apprehensive to play along...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Odds to win Super Bowl LI following the draft

Odds to win Super Bowl LI as of 5/5/16, according to Sportsbook.ag.
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Neiko Creamer transferring from Tennessee after limited playing time

The Tennessee Volunteers are a favorite to win the SEC East this season and it looks like they are doing a good job preparing for a big run. However, they will move forward without a piece of their depth chart as tight end Neiko Creamer has decided to transfer. Head coach Butch Jones confirmed Creamer’s intentions to transfer Wednesday night. The coach said he and his staff will...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Basketball: Reality starting to set in

Prior to the 2015-2016 NCAA college basketball season, the Tennessee Volunteers were an afterthought. The big orange were picked by the media to place 13th in the 14 team Southeastern Conference. Any knowledgeable and reasonable fan or observer of the game would acknowledge that UT was facing an up hill battle. Every single time the Vols lace up their sneakers and hit the court they...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football recruiting: Vols finish with a bang

National Signing Day is always a tumultuous and nail biting process for both fans and coaches. Signing day is definitely like a box of chocolates; you never know what you are going to get. The Tennessee Volunteers football coaching staff had their radar set on a few blue chip prospects heading down the stretch. As of a couple days ago, there were 17 commitments in the fold for head...
Via isportsweb.com
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football recruiting: Big recruiting weekend on the horizon

This weekend will be a monumental weekend when it comes to the Tennessee Volunteers football recruiting efforts. The Volunteers coaching staff is scheduled and slated to host a whole crew full of high school football prospects for the class of 2016. There will be combination of guys that are currently committed and in the fold for UT, and guys that are considering the Vols when it...
Via isportsweb.com
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas makes fun of Tennessee’s field on Twitter

The turf at Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium is not in good shape, and the Volunteers' opponent on Saturday wasn’t afraid to air its grievances. The Vols hosted North Texas on Saturday. This was the field that the two teams had to deal with. It's already choppy out here pic.twitter.com/INtqBIBAxM — @GrantRamey (@GrantRamey) November 14, 2015 It’s pretty embarrassing, especially...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons why Tennessee won't lose again this season

Tennessee has had a rough going so far this season. If you've been paying any attention to college football this year, you would know that is an understatement. The Volunteers (3-4, 1-3 SEC) played a close one against No. 8 Alabama in Tuscaloosa last week, falling 19-14 after entering the 4th quarter with the lead. It was the latest in a series of heartbreaking losses for the...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee and mystery: the 2015 season, unexplained

The Tennessee Volunteers are not going to play for a division or conference title in 2015. They won’t play in a high-end bowl game. Their remaining schedule, in fact, guarantees decreased publicity and diminished centrality as far as the national press corps is concerned. The sexiest television attractions on the slate have come and gone, following Saturday’s loss to Alabama...
Via The Student Section
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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