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Tennessee signee Drew Richmond expects to start immediately, eyes SEC title

Butch Jones and company pulled out all the stops for Drew Richmond's final official visit to Tennessee last January and flipped arguably the state's top prospect away from his Ole Miss commitment just prior to signing day.As the huge offensive lineman, six-foot-five and 305-pounds, is set to arrive in Knoxville this week and officially join the team, Richmond has no plans of starting...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee signee Drew Richmond expects to start

One word when you think of Drew Richmond: starter. Richmond received offers from just about every school in the south and northwest, but three months ago Richmond, who is ranked the number three offensive tackle and number fifty-five overall prospect in 247 Sports’s composite rankings, ended up landing with the Tennessee Volunteers. Richmond, 6-foot-5, 305 pounds, is determined...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tenneesse fan who has a ‘Giant T’ in his yard can be seen on Google Maps

When it come to college football in the South, saying the fans are passionate about their teams is an understatement. But one fan has shown that his love for the Tennessee Volunteers go way beyond the football. Aaron Taylor, who loves the Vols says that he has been mowing his lawn in a ‘Giant T’ for the past year waiting for Google to update their maps. Well on Monday, Taylor...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Into the meat grinder: Tennessee Volunteers edition

The Tennessee Volunteers look to make a step forward this season on their way back towards relevancy in the SEC. With the talent and experience on hand, many are predicting the Vols are poised to rise and challenge for the SEC East title in Butch Jones' third season in Knoxville.One challenge standing in the Vols way is their daunting schedule. ESPN recently discussed the toughest...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Four-star DE Chidi Okonya commits to Tennessee

The Tennessee Volunteers added their first defensive line commit for their 2016 recruiting class in Georgia native Chidi Okonya. Okonya becomes the 10th overall commitment in the Vols latest recruiting class.Okonya has been labeled as a raw prospect that will need to add to his six-foot-six 230-pound frame to be able to stop the run at the SEC level. What Okonya may currently lack...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers fans love whiskey

If you are a fan of the Tennessee Volunteers, it would appear that you really enjoy whiskey. Apparently, during the TaxSlayer Bowl when the Vols took on the Iowa Hawkeyes, Everbank Field ended up selling out of whiskey thanks to a high demand. Tennessee head coach Butch Jones shared the news. .@UTCoachJones said a TaxSlayer Bowl official told him after the game that #Vols fans...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers 2015 Preview and Prediction

Tennessee is a program on the rise entering its third year under coach Butch Jones. The Volunteers improved from 5-7 in 2013 to 7-6 in 2014 and...
Via Athlon Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Butch Jones: “Florida loss was probably the lowest moment I’ve ever had in my career”

The Tennessee Volunteers are on the upswing and many consider them to be the favorites to win the SEC East this season. In year three, head coach Butch Jones knows that it is put up or shut time as this will be the most talented Vols team in some time. Jones spoke at during Tennessee’s Big Orange Caravan stop in Atlanta and talked about how last season was a big step towards what...
Via No Guts, No Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers: Expectations and Analysis

  Is this the season that the Tennessee Volunteers reclaim their spot in national prominence? Is this team a legitimate threat to win the SEC east division? Well, apparently some folks tend to think so. Predictions from “experts” range from the Vols going 7-5 to the Vols going 11-1 and winning the SEC in 2015. Question Marks Can the Volunteers stay healthy in 2015? Over the...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning liking Tennessee Vols’ talent

The 2015 NFL Draft has come and gone and zero members of the Tennessee Volunteers football team heard their names called. While that is unfortunate for Butch Jones’ program, there is some good news. Well, if you believe Peyton Manning. While speaking with Jones, Manning provided a quality endorsement for the team’s current roster, saying there is NFL talent currently on the team...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers fail to have a single player drafted

As the 2015 NFL Draft drew to a close this afternoon, one question became extremely apparent- Where were the Tennessee Volunteers?  Over the years, the ‘Nols have developed into one of the mainstays of top NFL factories, and in 2015, there wasn’t a single player selected in the draft for the first time since 1964. The lack of talent in Knoxville was primarily due to former head...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols spring game losers miss out on steak dinner

If you are a member of the Tennessee Volunteers football team, you better hope that you are on the winning team. In a video released by the Vols YouTube account, we get to see exactly what is in store for the winners and the losers. Spoiler alert: there’s a massive difference. If you are a member of the winning team from the annual Orange-White Game, you get to enjoy some nice...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning’s Pre-Game Notes From College Look Like Math Equations

Here are Peyton Manning's pre-game notes from his college playing days with the Tennessee Volunteers.
Via Gamedayr
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee Volunteers Remind Us Why the Double Reverse Should Never Be Run in a Game

One of the cool things about spring games is that you will see coaches take a few more chances than they normally would. It's not a real game after all; just a little something for the kids to look forward to during spring practice and for the fans to enjoy. What better way to make sure everyone enjoys it than to try a little trickeration?Of course it helps if it works, but than...
Via FatManWriting
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee’s “Circle Of Life” Drill Got Pretty Intense Today

Today was Student Appreciation Day in Knoxville, and any students in attendance were treated to an intense display when the Volunteers gathered for their “Circle of Life” drill. The drill involves players forming a circle, which two players line up inside of in three-point stances. When the whistle blows, the two players go head-to-head until one wins or a stalemate is declared...
Via College Spun
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers 2015 Football Schedule and Analysis

Expectations are soaring into the summer for the Tennessee Volunteers. Butch Jones has had as big an influx of young talent in the last two...
Via Athlon Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers 2015 Spring Football Preview

Expectations are starting to soar in Knoxville for a reason. Butch Jones has quickly rebuilt the Tennessee depth chart with two incredibly...
Via Athlon Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee DB Emmanuel Moseley Tweets Picture of Wrecked Car Following Accident

Emmanuel Moseley was not a top ranked recruit or anything coming out of high school, but the Tennessee Volunteers are sure glad that he signed with them. After a tweet he sent out Saturday night fans are just glad that he's okay. From the look of what is left of the car he and his family are lucky they were able to walk away.But according to his tweet they were able to do just that...
Via FatManWriting
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers Football Player Indicted on Rape Charges

University of Tennessee cornerback Michael Williams was indicted by a grand jury on rape charges on Thursday. Also indicted was former Tennessee linebacker A.J. Johnson by the same Knox County grand jury. The rape investigation, which surrounded these former teammates, began back in November. It stems from a 19-year-old University of Tennessee student claiming she was raped at Williams’...
Via Sportsnaut
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Releases 5-Minute Highlight Video To Celebrate 2014 Season

This past season, the Tennessee Volunteers, in head coach Butch Jones’ second year, qualified for a bowl game for the first time since 2010. And as we noted earlier this week, UT’s fourth-ranked recruiting class has fans believing that the program is about to turn the corner. Friday, Tennessee released a five-minute highlight video to celebrate this past season’s accomplishments...
Via College Spun
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: Tennessee Will Have A Checkerboard Pattern End Zone At TaxSlayer Bowl

The TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville is really helping the Tennessee Volunteers feel at home this week. The bowl is painting Tennessee’s end zone with the same checkerboard pattern that the Vols have at Neyland Stadium. According to the TaxSlayer Bowl Twitter account, this is the first time since 2005 that a bowl is using this unique pattern for the Volunteers. This is the first...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee Celebrates TaxSlayer Bowl Bid With A Video Of Its President Dancing To “Happy”

The Tennessee Volunteers are heading to a bowl game for the first time since 2010. Butch Jones’ squad will participate in the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, and as you can guess, a lot of people in Knoxville are really excited. One such person is the school’s president, Joe DiPietro. To celebrate the occasion, the university released a video of DiPietro dancing at Neyland Stadium...
Via College Spun
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Tennessee’s Players Went Nuts When Lil Jon Showed Up For A Team Meeting

This season, the Tennessee Volunteers started a new tradition. When the opponent has the ball and is facing a third down, the stadium DJ blasts a modified version of Lil Jon’s hit “Turn Down For What” – it’s appropriately titled “Third Down For What.” Fans seem to have taken to the new custom. This week, head coach Butch Jones had a little surprise for his players....
Via College Spun
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee is Going to Make Sure Fans and Opponents Can't Stand Lil' John's 'Turn Down for What?'

Lil' John and DJ Snake's 'Turn Down for What?' is a pretty popular tune already. Have your radio on for a couple hours on the right kind of station (not country, easy listening--you know what I mean) and you'll hear it. Hit the club and you will most defintely hear it.Go to a Tennessee Volunteers game at Neyland Stadium and you will hear it over and over and over and over--you get...
Via FatManWriting
September 01, 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
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