TENNESSEE RUMORS & GOSSIP

After picking Tennessee to win the SEC East, Kirk Herbstreit was hearing it from Florida fans on Twitter

As we are getting closer to the start of the college football season, many analyst have started to give out their prediction for certain teams. ESPN analyst Kirk Herbstreit did just that on Saturday when he tweeted that the he thinks the Tennessee Volunteers are the team to beat in the SEC East. Well that didn’t sit to well with the fans of the current champion, the Florida Gators...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit Believes Tennessee Will Win SEC East In 2016

It seems like every year now that college football fans – warranted or not – believe that Tennessee is finally going to turn the corner and become a contender in the SEC. In 2015, the Vols took a major step, posting a 9-4 record that included some heartbreaking losses.  ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit, one of the more knowledgeable men in the industry, believes that 2016 will be Tennessee’s...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Jackson returning to UNC for junior season

North Carolina small forward Justin Jackson has withdrawn from the NBA Draft and will return to school for his junior season, the program announced tonight.  Justin Jackson returning to Carolina for his junior season #GoHeels https://t.co/jSgnnc9Ryt — Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) May 16, 2016 Jackson averaged 12.2 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 28.4 minutes...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd Go Beast Mode In The Gym

The Tennessee Volunteers are looking to make a splash during the 2016 college football season, and running back Jalen Hurd is expected to be a major part of that.  Friday morning, Hurd posted this video to Instagram to show Vols fans how much work he’s been putting in to make sure he’s ready to make an impact. At 6-foot-4, 240-pounds, this kind of athleticism is scary. Every...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vols' Butch Jones discusses Peyton Manning's possible coaching future

Peyton Manning as the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers?Now that the two-time Super Bowl champion is retired, everyone wants to know what he'll do next. The early speculation included a gig as a TV analyst, a position in an NFL front office or even a role in an ownership group. And then came the note from Bleacher Report that Manning is interested in coaching at his alma mater...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  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.
22 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Philip Fulmer wins Battle at Bristol golf cart race

The Virginia Tech Hokies and Tennessee Volunteers will open the 2016 college football season by playing football game at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. Everyone seems excited about it including former Volunteers head coach Philip Fulmer, who participated in a golf cart race at the Battle for Bristol Golf Tournament this weekend. In the race, Fulmer took on former Hokie...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss

56-year-old wrestling legend Kevin Nash is still in incredible shape

Former Tennessee Volunteers basketball player Kevin Nash was always one of the most physically imposing superstars over the course of his long pro wrestling career, but the WWE Hall of Famer currently looks like he could go 30 minutes in the ring with Brock Lesnar. Nash has been sharing some photos from his workouts on Twitter, and he's in ridiculous shape.Nash was nicknamed Big...
Via Fox Sports
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Bubba Wallace has custom Tennessee NASCAR helmet

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace is a huge Tennessee Volunteers fan and he showed that off by visiting their football team just a few weeks ago. He is now showing off his fandom with an amazing custom helmet painted with the orange checkerboard pattern. The awesome helmet was made by BEAM Designs. It features the logos on the side and the checkerboard pattern. It only seems right when...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee football using loss margins as motivation

The Tennessee Volunteers football team went 9-4 (5-3 SEC) last season, but may have been better than that record suggests. You see, Tennessee’s last five losses were only by a combined 25 points, with an average margin of loss of just five points. Thus, as ESPN’s Dari Nowkhah tweeted, coach Butch Jones and his staff using that stat as motivation for the 2016 season is not at...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Butch Jones’ phone records call into question handling of alleged sexual assault

Butch Jones, the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers football program, has been at the center of a major controversy on and off the Knoxville, Tenn. campus. It all centers around the handling of an alleged sexual assault by two now-former players on the Vols football team. Currently, the two ex-players, A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams, are charged with rape in connection...
Via The Comeback
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Lawsuit claims Butch Jones called player who helped alleged rape victim a 'traitor'

Two weeks back, it was reported that six unnamed women had filed a Title IX lawsuit against Tennessee, alleging that the school “created a student culture that enables sexual assaults by student-athletes.” Wednesday, Nate Rau and Matt Slovin of The Tennesseean dropped a bombshell report regarding the case.  According to the report, a new legal filing claims that head...
Via College Spun
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Tennessee OL Mack Crowder charged with child sex crimes

Former Tennessee offensive lineman Mack Crowder was arrested last night in Pinellas County, Fla., and charged with multiple child sex crimes after authorities claim he engaged in a sexual conversation online with a person he thought was a 14-year-old girl. Crowder was arrested Tuesday when he attempted to meet up with that person in Pinellas County.  The news was first reported...
Via College Spun
February 17, 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

Tennessee Football recruiting: Vols land two commitments

The Tennessee Volunteers football club kicked off the 2016 New Year with a bang. The 23rd Volunteers dismantled the 12th ranked Northwestern Wildcats in the Outback Bowl game. It was a total beat down and a complete drubbing from the outset. The Vols dominated from the jump and pieced together a complete performance, winning the contest 45-6. After the in game fireworks, the big...
Via isportsweb.com
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee DB Evan Berry Finishes Off Outback Bowl With 100-Yard Interception Return For A Touchdown

If there was a way that Tennessee Volunteers defensive back could have chosen to end the 2015 season it probably would have been with him accepting the MVP trophy in the national championship, but the Volunteers were not good enough to make it there this season. As a second choice he'd probably take exactly how it did end for him--with a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown...
Via FatManWriting
January 01, 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

Tennessee desperate for big win over #19 Georgia

Back in August, expectations for Tennessee football were higher than they had been in years. They were coming off their first bowl victory since 2008. Their young team had another year of experience under their belt, and the talent of two top-5 recruiting classes was starting to show. Many had picked Tennessee as a dark horse candidate to win the SEC East. Now in October, things...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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