Senior WR Alton 'Pig' Howard dismissed by Tennessee

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones announced the dismissal of senior wide receiver Alton "Pig" Howard Wednesday, due to an unspecified violation of team rules. "Alton Howard, as you all are very aware of, he's had concussion-like symptoms and many nagging injuries," Jones said. "However, he has been dismissed from the football team and [that is] totally unrelated to his injuries."Howard...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee dismisses WR Howard from team for rules violation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee wide receiver Alton ''Pig'' Howard has been dismissed from the team for a violation of unspecified team rules. Volunteers coach Butch Jones announced Howard's dismissal on Wednesday. Howard had 54 catches for 618 yards last season to lead Tennessee in both categories, but he had only one reception for eight yards this year while playing in just two...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Vols dismiss WR Pig Howard

The Tennessee Volunteers are down a wide receiver, after it was reported on Wednesday morning that Pig Howard has been dismissed from the team for the always deadly “violation of unspecified team rules.” Head coach Butch Jones made the announcement. Tennessee WR Pig Howard has been dismissed from team, Butch Jones announced today. Violation of team rules. — Jimmy Hyams (@JimmyHyams...
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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Pig Howard play against Florida?

The Vols leading returning receiver coming into the season has yet to make his presence felt on the field as Pig Howard has only recorded one catch for eight yards in his first two games of 2015. During his Wednesday press conference, Butch Jones revealed his senior receiver has been battling an unspecified injury. "Alton Howard is an individual who, as the week progresses, we see...
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September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee loses WR to suspension, DB to injury

Bad news kept coming from left and right in Knoxville, Tennessee this Thursday as one of their offensive weapons receives a suspension. This day brought a one-game suspension for Pig Howard as well as LaDarrell McNeil, who is sidelined indefinitely for “neck instability”. Head coach Butch Jones said that their safety could miss an undesirable amount of time this season for this medical...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pig Howard suspended for Vols’ season opener

Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones announced today that senior wide receiver Alton “Pig” Howard has been suspended for the team’s September 5 season opener against Bowling Green for an unspecified violation of team rules. The university broke the news on the football team’s official Twitter page. JONES: Alton Howard will be suspended for Bowling Green — Tennessee Football...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Could Pig Howard lose his job?

A year ago Alton “Pig” Howard led the Vols in receiving. He finished off the 2013 season with 44 receptions, 388 yards and three touchdowns. However, in 2014 he may have a limited role in the Vols’ offense. Butch Jones and staff brought in an impressive recruiting class for the 2014 season, including junior college transfer Von Pearson, and in-state five star commitment Josh Malone...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Volunteers look to end a few more streaks this Saturday in Tuscaloosa

Pig Howard and the offense celebrate his touchdown during the Vols upset victory over South Carolina on Saturday (Photo Credit: Rockytoptalk.com) Last Saturday the Tennessee Volunteers ended a long standing streak that dated back to late 2009 of losing to ranked opponents. This week, they’ll have the opportunity to end not just one streak, but four. While they Vols are surely riding...
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October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Rough Day For Tennessee Volunteers Fans--But There is Hope!

Saturday was a tough one for the Tennessee Volunteers. Here they were playing one of the best teams in the nation, the Georgia Bulldogs, and they were in a position to pull off one heck of an upset. A combination of tough defense, heads up special teams play, and good offense had the Vols within inches of getting a much needed and long awaited conference win. But alas it just...
Via FatManWriting
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Pig Howard fumble gives game to Georgia in great finish

Tennessee nearly pulled off an upset win over Georgia on Saturday, but a fumble by Vols running back Pig Howard at the goal line gave the game to the Bulldogs. Howard carried the ball on a 2nd and goal from the 7 and appeared to score a touchdown to put the Vols up 38-31. The […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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