KNOXVILLE — Because of his ultra-successful history of building and guiding defenses, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt could not be blamed for choosing to hold onto the duty of calling plays in his second season.
KNOXVILLE — At a recent press conference, Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt said the only position he feels comfortable naming a starter is at quarterback where Jarrett Guarantano is solidified at the top of the depth chart. When asked about that the next day, Guarantano sighed before he responded.
KNOXVILLE — Eric Gray made big headlines when he spurned Michigan to sign with Tennessee, and based on the buzz building during fall camp the freshman running back may be ready to make bigger headlines in the near future.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Led by senior wide receiver Marquez Callaway’s second-team selection as a return specialist, three Tennessee football players were named to the 2019 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Team on Thursday.
KNOXVILLE — Everybody knows Tennessee has a long way to go before it can compete with the elite teams in the SEC. After hearing second-year coach Jeremy Pruitt’s creative description of how far behind one position group is, however, Vols fans may want to buckle up a little tighter.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee has experienced, proven players in the second level of its defense, but several newcomers are already turning heads and appear to be on a trajectory to give the Vols’ linebacker group some extra pop.
KNOXVILLE — Whether he is celebrating after an impressive catch during practice or leading a ‘Go Vols’ cheer during an autograph session, Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings always seem to have something to say.
KNOXVILLE — Dominick Wood-Anderson’s first season at Tennessee in 2018 was a microcosm of the team’s first go-around with new coach Jeremy Pruitt.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee suffered a major blow its defense on Tuesday when lineman Emmit Gooden tore an ACL. Coach Jeremy Pruitt announced the injury during his post-practice press conference on Wednesday and said Gooden will miss the entire 2019 season.
Ninety-one days remain until the Tennessee men's basketball team hosts UNC Asheville on Nov. 5 inside Thompson-Boling Arena to open its season.
KNOXVILLE — During the three years they shared a meeting room at Purdue, Jim Chaney and Drew Brees met every Thursday to talk about the red zone.
KNOXVILLE — To suggest Tennessee’s offensive line was much-maligned last season would be an understatement. If Brandon Kennedy has anything to do with it this year, critics will sing a different tune about the Vols in 2019.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee began fall camp on Friday with the comfort of knowing who its starting quarterback is. Determining who will back up Jarrett Guarantano, on the other hand, is a different story altogether.
KNOXVILLE — Nobody expects a football team to operate on all cylinders on the first day of fall camp, but Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt said the defense is further behind than he hoped after Friday’s opening practice session.
KNOXVILLE — As Tennessee defensive coordinator Derrick Ansley answered questions from media on Thursday afternoon, an unexpected visitor sneaked into the scrum to loft Ansley a softball.
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.—Tennessee offensive linemen Ryan Johnson and Trey Smith have been named to the 2019 Wuerffel Trophy Watch List, as announced by the Wuerffel Trophy and Chick-fil-A Foundation® on Thursday afternoon.
CHICAGO, Ill.—Tennessee redshirt senior linebacker Darrell Taylor was named to the 35th annual Butkus Award Watch List, as announced Monday by the Butkus Foundation.
DALLAS—Tennessee football rising junior running back Ty Chandler was named to the 2019 Doak Walker Award preseason candidate list on Wednesday by the PwC SMU Athletic Forum. The award is presented annually to the nation’s top college running back.
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee football quarterbacks coach Chris Weinke added another honor to his legendary career this week when he was announced as one of 11 inductees for the 2019 Florida Sports Hall of Fame class.
HOOVER, Ala. — The most fun Tennessee linebacker Darrell Taylor said he had this summer was cliff diving with his girlfriend at an undisclosed spot in Knoxville.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.—A pair of Tennessee Vols were included on the preseason watch lists for the 83rd annual Maxwell Award and the 25th annual Chuck Bednarik Award, as announced today by the Maxwell Football Club.
KNOXVILLE—Senior linebacker Daniel Bituli, redshirt junior quarterback Jarrett Guarantano and redshirt senior outside linebacker Darrell Taylor will join Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt as the Vols’ representatives at SEC Media Days this Tuesday in Birmingham, Ala.
KNOXVILLE—Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt and the Tennessee Volunteer football team invite fans to meet the Vols inside Neyland Stadium on Sunday, Aug. 4, for “Fan Day,” which will feature an open practice followed by an autograph session.
Pairings for the 2019 Emerald Coast Classic were announced Monday, and Tennessee will face Florida State to begin the four-team tournament the day after Thanksgiving.
KNOXVILLE—One month from today, the Tennessee women’s basketball team will depart for its three-game European Tour, visiting the Netherlands, Belgium and France from Aug. 5-15.
Following a historic night in Brooklyn at the 2019 NBA Draft, four VFLs begin their professional careers as the NBA Summer League gets underway this week in Sacramento and Las Vegas.
KNOXVILLE—Kara Lawson, who played basketball under the legendary Pat Summitt at Tennessee from 1999-2003, has joined the Boston Celtics as an assistant coach, according to recent media reports. Video of Lawson working with players at practice on Tuesday seemed to confirm what has not officia…
Blount County football fans who have enjoyed watching Maryville running back Tee Hodge play on Friday nights won’t have to go far to watch him play on Saturdays either.
KNOXVILLE — It’s no secret that success tends to breed more success. That’s exactly the approach Tony Vitello is taking with the Tennessee baseball team.
Tony Vitello has the Tennessee baseball team on an upward trajectory after two seasons as the coach. As a result, Vitello’s salary is going up, too.
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee sophomore pitcher Garrett Crochet has accepted an invitation to the 2019 USA Baseball Collegiate National Team training camp.
Tennessee rising junior Yves Pons is spending his summer with the U20 French National Team in preparation for the FIBA U20 European Championships July 13-21 in Israel.
NASHVILLE—The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame announced its nine-person 2019 induction class in April. Included in the star-studded class are five honorees with UT ties: Kippy Brown, David Cutcliffe, Charles Davis, Kara Lawson and Peyton Manning.
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee outfielder Alerick Soularie earned Rawlings/Perfect Game All-America Honorable Mention honors as announced by Perfect Game’s website on Wednesday.
KNOXVILLE—The Tennessee baseball program had three players earn ABCA/Rawlings All-Region honors, as voted on by members of the American Baseball Coaches Association and released by the organization on Wednesday afternoon.
KNOXVILLE—Tennessee football head coach Jeremy Pruitt announced on Wednesday that freshman offensive lineman Melvin McBride will retire from football due to a personal medical condition that was discovered during his pre-participation physical after his arrival on campus. McBride will remain…
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee basketball announced that Oregon transfer Victor Bailey Jr. has signed an institutional aid agreement and plans to enroll for the second session of summer school.
KNOXVILLE — The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame has been located in downtown Knoxville since 1999, but that wasn’t always the plan.
KNOXVILLE—The 2019-20 Tennessee women’s basketball non-conference schedule is set, and the Lady Vols, will face three opponents that finished among the top six nationally in the final 2018-19 AP Poll.