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Records: Coach Jones called Vols player the day of alleged rape

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee football coach Butch Jones' phone records show he had two conversations with former Volunteers receiver Drae Bowles the same day a lawsuit states that Bowles assisted a woman who said she was raped by two other players.The records, obtained via a public records request, only detailed the time and length of the calls and didn't indicate what was said...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Tennessee Capitan Marlon calls Drae Bowles a liar, defends coach Butch Jones

The University of Tennessee has been rocked by the recent news form a Title IX lawsuit filed by eight women who alleged to have been sexually assaulted by UT student-athletes. On it’s own the lawsuit is a serious matter, but enhancing the seriousness are the allegations of former Volunteer football player Drae Bowles. Bowles alleges that he was punched in the face by teammate Curt...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Vol Marlon Walls: Drae Bowles lied about being punched

A former Tennessee player says Drae Bowles lied about being punched by teammate Curt Maggitt after reporting sexual assault allegations to head coach Butch Jones. On Wednesday, lawyers filed an amendment including a sworn affidavit from Bowles, who says he was called a “traitor” by Jones after helping an alleged sexual assault victim in November, 2014. Bowles also says he was punched...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee AD stands by embattled football coach Butch Jones

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart stood by his embattled football coach during a news conference Thursday at the university, two weeks after a federal lawsuit was filed Feb. 9 in Nashville alleging that Tennessee mishandles assault complaints against athletes.An amended complaint filed Wednesday stated former Tennessee football player Drae Bowles assisted...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Butch Jones releases statement following Drae Bowles allegations

On Wednesday, the saga of the state of Tennessee’s athletic program got a little more complicated. Former Tennessee football player Drae Bowles made allegations that head coach Butch Jones called him a “traitor” for trying to help a young woman who alleged sexual assault against the football team. Later on Wednesday, Jones released a statement about Bowles’ allegations. He denied...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jones denies Bowles allegations

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones has denied allegations that he called former wide receiver Drae Bowles a “traitor” for helping a female student who was allegedly raped by two of his Volunteers teammates. Jones said in a statement: “The assertion that I ever attempted to belittle or demean a young man for taking action to […]
Via SEC Football Blog
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-Vol Drae Bowles: Butch Jones called me ‘traitor’ for helping rape victim

The University of Tennessee is in a bad spot publicly after the latest story about the sexual assault allegations they are facing went viral, making football coach Butch Jones look like a Grade A a-hole. A group of six women filed a Title IX lawsuit against Tennessee recently alleging the school created a hostile sexual environment that led to multiple rapes and little being done...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 24, 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 football coach...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee news: What do we make of it?

Saddening news came out of Knoxville last night that former Tennesssee wide receiver Drae Bowles was assaulted by fellow players after he helped “the woman who accused linebacker A.J. Johnson and defensive back Mike Williams of rape in November 2014,” the Knoxville News-Sentinel has reported. In November 14 2014 former UT linebacker AJ Johnson and […]
Via SEC Football Blog
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Tennessee suit says players attacked teammate for helping rape victim

University of Tennessee football players allegedly confronted and assaulted former UT wide receiver Drae Bowles for assisting a woman who said she was raped by former Vols players A.J. Johnson and Mike Williams, according to a lawsuit filed this week, the Tennessean reported Wednesday.  Johnson and Williams are facing aggravated rape charges and have pleaded not guilty.  On Tuesday...
Via FOX Sports
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

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