KNOXVILLE—Tennessee offensive lineman Trey Smith added another accolade to an illustrious Vol career, as the Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame announced he will be presented with the Pat Summitt Ignite Greatness Award at the 39th Annual Greater Knoxville Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
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As college football teams have been forced to severely limit their on-field efforts due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tennessee has found a way to go full speed in another aspect of its program — recruiting.
Shortly after being picked by the San Francisco 49ers in the seventh round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings did a virtual interview with media that kept getting interrupted.
On Saturday’s throughout the last four autumns, Tennessee football fans watched Darrell Taylor cause havoc for opposing offenses with his powerful pass rush moves and his bone-crushing hits in the backfield.
E.J. Anosike, a 6-foot-6, 245-pound forward from East Orange, New Jersey, has signed an institutional aid agreement and plans to enroll at Tennessee this summer and play for the Volunteers as a graduate transfer during the 2020-21 season.
KNOXVILLE—The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced its 2020 Victory Club honorees, and Tennessee’s Kellie Harper was among those being recognized.
KNOXVILLE—Two Tennessee VFLs in safety Eric Berry and return specialist Cordarrelle Patterson have been tabbed to the prestigious NFL All-Decade Team for the 2010s, the league office announced.
KNOXVILLE—The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced its NCAA Division I Coaches’ All-America Team, and the University of Tennessee’s Rennia Davis is among those earning honorable mention accolades.
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee women’s basketball legend Tamika Catchings was announced Saturday as part of the nine-member 2020 induction class for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
If everything was normal, Tennessee’s football team would be in the middle of spring drills and two weeks away from its annual Orange & White game at Neyland Stadium.
As Tennessee's backcourt readies for three highly-touted additions, redshirt junior guard Jalen Johnson entered the NCAA's transfer portal to look for an opportunity to play more elsewhere.
KNOXVILLE—The Associated Press (AP) announced its women’s basketball All-America honors on Thursday afternoon, and Tennessee’s Rennia Davis is among those receiving honorable mention.
A Tennessee softball player was handing her plane ticket to a gate agent at the airport on Thursday when coach Karen Weekly got a phone call that changed everything.
KNOXVILLE—Coming off of a weekend of low-scoring affairs, No. 20 Tennessee’s offensive firepower showed out once again in a 17-5 win over ETSU on Tuesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium.
KNOXVILLE—Football is back in Tennessee as the Volunteers opened spring practice with the first of 15 workouts on a rainy Tuesday afternoon at Haslam Field. Head coach Jeremy Pruitt put the squad through a two-plus hour workout in helmets and shorts, focusing on all three phases in the wet c…
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee cruised to a midweek victory behind a historic offensive output Tuesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium, defeating Longwood, 28-2.
AUBURN, Ala.—Junior Rennia Davis tallied a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds, and freshman Jordan Horston hit a runner in the lane with 0.6 seconds left on the clock to lift Tennessee to a crucial 56-55 win at Auburn to close out the regular season on Sunday afternoon.
KNOXVILLE — A third straight NCAA Tournament appearance for Tennessee is all but out of the question — its only hope being the unlikely scenario in which it wins four games in four days to win the SEC Tournament.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Thirty-seven points from Arkansas guard Mason Jones led Arkansas past the Tennessee basketball team, 86-69, on Wednesday at Bud Walton Arena.
KNOXVILLE—Even with the game moved up an entire day to avoid a forecasted rainout, No. 20 Tennessee hit a milestone and picked up a much-needed win its 2020 home opener against UT Martin on Tuesday evening.
ROUND ROCK, Texas—Tennessee completed its weekend in Texas with a perfect 3-0 record after beating No. 25 Stanford, 7-2, on Sunday afternoon at the Round Rock Classic.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.—Rae Burrell poured in 15 points in the fourth quarter to pull UT within four in the final minutes, but it wasn’t enough to overcome No. 22 Arkansas on road in an 83-75 setback Thursday night at Bud Walton Arena.
KNOXVILLE — Admiral Schofield walked toward midcourt during the under-12 media timeout in the first half to the loudest ovation of Tennessee’s 65-61 victory over Vanderbilt on Tuesday, providing a momentary distraction from the problems UT is struggling to overcome.
FRISCO, Texas—Tennessee junior offensive lineman Trey Smith was named the 2020 Jason Witten Collegiate Man of the Year by a subset of the award’s Board of Directors on Tuesday night at the Star in Frisco, the practice facility of the Dallas Cowboys.
KNOXVILLE—Early offensive firepower and solid pitching across the board led Tennessee past Charlotte Tuesday evening at Lindsey Nelson Stadium, 8-2.
KNOXVILLE — A seven-minute, 48-second stretch midway through the second half was enough to propel Tennessee to a 65-61 victory over in-state rival Vanderbilt on Tuesday, but everything sandwiched around it caused a stir.
KNOXVILLE — A backcourt consisting of two accomplished seniors and a newcomer shouldering lofty expectations gave Tennessee hope for another successful season.
KNOXVILLE — It was easy for Tennessee coach Kellie Harper to look at the stat sheet and spot the difference-making factors in Sunday’s SEC game against Texas A&M.
KNOXVILLE — Davonte Gaines and Olivier Nkamhoua have endured a trial by fire this season, but the two freshmen are finally blossoming just as Tennessee attempts to make a late-season push for the NCAA Tournament.
BATON ROUGE, La.—The No. 25 Lady Vols pulled within one but couldn’t overcome a 26-point fourth-quarter surge by LSU, falling 75-65 Thursday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
KNOXVILLE — Freshman guard Josiah-Jordan James stood and watched as Tennessee warmed up. Redshirt junior forward John Fulkerson, battling an illness, was nowhere to be found until starting lineups were introduced.
KNOXVILLE — In a season defined by additions and subtractions to its roster, it is fitting that Tennessee is attempting to reverse its recent fortune and make an improbable NCAA Tournament push without one of its best players.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee struggled against Alabama inside Coleman Coliseum over the years, owning a 15-48 record against the Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa before rallying for a much-needed victory Tuesday.
KNOXVILLE — A string of wins on the field helped Tennessee score a couple wins off the field on the first day of the regular national signing period.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee believed it had turned a corner after taking care of business against SEC bottom-feeders Vanderbilt and Ole Miss with ease before nearly orchestrating an upset of No. 3 Kansas in the Big 12/SEC Challenge.
KANSAS CITY — It is still the greatest individual performance Tennessee coach Rick Barnes has ever seen in collegiate basketball.