Vols' Bowden likely will remain out for South Carolina game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee coach Rick Barnes says guard Jordan Bowden has ''a little bout of pneumonia'' and likely will miss a second straight game Saturday at South Carolina. Barnes said Friday that Tennessee is ''not counting on him playing at all'' against South Carolina. Bowden's illness prevented him from playing Wednesday in a 67-56 loss to Vanderbilt as Tennessee...
Via Associated Press
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‘VFL Career Development Night’ gives Tennessee players a chance to network, prepare for future

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee upperclassmen had a chance to mingle and network with various Vols lettermen Thursday as part of the “VFL Career Development Night.” Coach Butch Jones, as well as Vol for Life director Antone Davis, welcomed a slew of former Tennessee players — now current businessmen — to meet and discuss life after football with current players. The event...
Via SEC Country
21 hours ago

Tennessee Lady Vols Junior Guard Diamond DeShields is the Toughest Player in the Country

Tennessee Lady Vols Junior Guard Diamond DeShields proved to be the toughest player in the country in leading her team to a win over the Florida Gators. Remember back in the 2015-2016 season? Diamond DeShields was playing her first season with the Tennessee Lady Vols, and Holly Warlick benched her for a period of time […] Tennessee Lady Vols Junior Guard Diamond DeShields is the...
Via All for Tennessee
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Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Football Series with BYU, Major Softball Upset

A football series with BYU, a big upset by the softball team, and the Lady Tennessee Vols headline the Volunteers news for Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Thursday was a day of winning for the Tennessee Vols. And in a couple of cases, they didn’t just win on the court or the field. As we get […] Tennessee Vols Morning Report: Football Series with BYU, Major Softball Upset - All for Tennessee...
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Coaching Rumors: FIU assistant Kevin Beard ‘strong candidate’ for Tennessee WR coach

Tennessee is reportedly considering bringing in a wide receivers coach who’s familiar with new offensive coordinator Larry Scott. Football Scoop’s Doug Samuels reports FIU receivers coach Kevin Beard is a “strong candidate” for the same position with the Volunteers. Beard was on the staff at Miami (FL) when Scott was the tight ends coach and interim head coach from 2014...
Via SEC Country
23 hours ago

Tennessee recruiting: Vols offer budding 2018 Georgia defensive lineman

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Tennessee was the first SEC school to extend a scholarship to a budding 2018 defensive lineman. On Thursday, Jamarcus Chatman, a 3-star tackle from Rome (Ga.), tweeted the Vols had offered...
Via SEC Country
23 hours ago

Tennessee Football: Analyzing Eligible Vols’ 2017 NFL Draft Stocks

Several Tennessee football players should be drafted this April. Here’s a look at the 2017 NFL Draft stock of those Volunteers and what analysts are saying. In the previous two NFL Drafts, we have seen a rarity: there have been zero Tennessee football players selected in any round. This is simply a reflection of the […] Tennessee Football: Analyzing Eligible Vols’ 2017 NFL...
Via All for Tennessee
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2017 Meet the Class - Linebackers

Here’s a look at the newest linebackers coming to Knoxville. ILB Will Ignont, 6-2, 230 lbs, New Market, Ala. Will Ignont is the highest-rated linebacker for Tennessee in 2017, rated as a 4-star recruit by both the 247Sports Composite (0.8939) and Rivals (5.8). Ignont committed to the Volunteers on October 26 over offers from Alabama, LSU, Georgia, Florida State and Louisville,...
Via Rocky Top Talk
1 day ago

Tennessee Vols at the Tony Gwynn Classic

The BaseVols will play three games in two days. Tonight Tennessee continues their season opening road trip as they play a double header at the Tony Gwynn Classic in San Diego against Seton Hall and San Diego State. Tomorrow they’ll face UC Irvine in their final game of this trip. The Vols opened the season this past weekend in Memphis for a three game series against the Tigers...
Via Rocky Top Talk
1 day ago

Josh Dobbs named to Jon Gruden’s QB Camp

Former Tennessee QB Joshua Dobbs has spent the past couple of months preparing himself for the 2017 NFL Draft, where he’s hoping to hear his name called at some point during the proceedings. On Thursday, it was announced that Dobbs will at least be able to get his name out there to a wider audience ahead of the draft as one of seven quarterbacks who will appear on the eighth season...

Tennessee Basketball: Combo Guards Are Failing the Vols

Tennessee basketball combo guards Shembari Phillips and Lamonte Turner are failing the Volunteers right now in their quest for the NCAA Tournament. For Rick Barnes’s young Tennessee basketball team, the game plan on offense has been pretty simple the past few weeks. Have your primary scorer be Robert Hubbs III in the paint and then Grant […] Tennessee Basketball: Combo Guards...
Via All for Tennessee
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10 greatest recruits in Tennessee history

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee signed another 5-star prospect in the 2017 class, but where does Trey Smith rank among the Vols’ all-time best recruits? Here’s a look at the 10 best, according to 247Sports.com’s all-time rankings, which began in 2000. 1. Bryce Brown, RB Class: 2009 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles, 7th round, 2012 247Sports Rating: 0.9991 Skinny: Brown appeared...

Tennessee Football Recruiting: Top 15 Prospects for Vols to Pursue in 2018

Tennessee football recruiting is underway for 2018. With two commitments already, here are the Top 15 prospects for the Volunteers to pursue. After two elite recruiting classes and one class that filled direct needs, Tennessee football had a disappointing recruiting class in 2017, the first one under Butch Jones since his first year in 2013. […] Tennessee Football Recruiting: Top...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee recruiting: Vols 2018 quarterback board continues to grow

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the next crop of Volunteers. Tennessee’s 2018 quarterback board continues to take shape with new position coach Mike Canales on board. Since the North Texas assistant came to Tennessee on Jan. 20, the Vols have handed...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Tennessee’s Most Important Stat

On the most reliable predictor of Tennessee’s success. It’s not rocket science: the more assists you have, the more you’re scoring, the more successful your offense has a chance to be. Every team in basketball is more likely to win when its assist numbers go up and vice versa. But few teams are as cut-and-dry about it as these Vols. Here are Tennessee’s assist numbers...
Via Rocky Top Talk
3 days ago

Williams, Hubbs power Tennessee to 90-70 blowout of Missouri

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Grant Williams scored 25 points and Robert Hubbs III added 21 on Saturday as Tennessee breezed to a 90-70 victory over Missouri. Tennessee (15-12, 7-7 SEC) won for just the second time in its last five games. Missouri (7-19, 2-12) has dropped two straight since a three-game stretch in which it earned its first two SEC wins of the season. Admiral Schofield...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vol Hoops | Kentucky 83, Vols 58 (Feb. 14, 2017)

Tennessee was led by 17 points and seven rebounds from sophomore Admiral Schofield, while true freshman Jordan Bone scored 15. (Feb. 14, 2017)
Via Tennessee Volunteers Athletics
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Postgame Media: Eagle Round Robin (Day 3)

Senior captain Megan Geer talks about a successful opening weekend for the Volunteers.
Via Tennessee Volunteers Athletics
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vol Hoops | Jordan Bowden Media Session (Feb, 10, 2017)

In a pre-practice media session, Tennessee freshman Jordan Bowden speaks to reporters about the Vols' upcoming game against Georgia. (Feb. 10, 2017)
Via Tennessee Volunteers Athletics
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iranian ban on U.S. citizens leaves two American professional basketball players stranded overseas

Two American basketball players who are currently playing professionally overseas are trapped in Dubai today following the Iranian government’s decision to ban U.S. citizens from entering their country. Joseph Jones and J.P. Prince, who both play for Azad University Tehan in the Iran Super League, are now unable to return to the country where they make their living playing basketball...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari: Loss to Tennessee was good for Kentucky

Losing a game is about the worst thing that can happen to a team in the eyes of most fans, but John Calipari actually thinks a loss was a good thing for his Kentucky squad.Kentucky is ranked No. 4 in the country and 17-3 on the season. They lost two non-conference games to UCLA and Louisville, but then they recently lost in conference to Tennessee.With a roster full of young players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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