1. Tennessee Football: Former Top Recruits Who Will Finally Shine in 2016

    During the first three years of Tennessee football head coach Butch Jones' tenure, freshmen have been forced into action early and often...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 7 days ago 5,484 reads 7 comments

  2. Tennessee Football: 5 Toughest QBs Volunteers Will Face in 2016

    Having a dynamic quarterback can separate the good teams from the great, and that's a key reason why the Tennessee football program needs capable senior Joshua Dobbs to take a giant leap in 2016...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 9 days ago 8,782 reads 56 comments

  3. Butch Jones' Biggest Challenges for Tennessee Football in 2016

    Tennessee football head coach Butch Jones will be under the microscope this year more than at any time during his coaching career. Every single detail will be scrutinized...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 14 days ago 6,446 reads 25 comments

  4. Tennessee Football: Early Grades for 2017 Recruiting Class

    The entire college football world now seems to be in full-on "show me" mode with the Tennessee football program, which is expected to blow up in 2016 and live up to all the hype that has the Volunteers firmly back in the national picture...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 16 days ago 6,678 reads 9 comments

  5. The Case for and Against Joshua Dobbs Winning the 2016 Heisman Trophy

    One look at preseason polls, and you're virtually guaranteed to see Tennessee near the top. The Vols chime in at No. 7 in Bleacher Report's post-spring ranking, 11th in ESPN's , 8th according to Fox Sports and 8th in Sports Illustrated 's ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 19 days ago 5,334 reads 37 comments

  6. Why Marquill Osborne May Have the Biggest Impact of Any Vols True Freshman

    Defensive back Marquill Osborne might be one of the Tennessee Volunteers' most forgotten freshmen, but he will be easy to remember once he steps onto the football field. That likely will be sooner rather than later...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 19 days ago 7,159 reads 14 comments

  7. Butch Jones Comments on Peyton Manning Coaching Rumors

    Tennessee Volunteers head football coach Butch Jones thinks former quarterback Peyton Manning would be successful as a coach, but he believes success wouldn't come early...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 19 days ago 11,268 reads 36 comments

  8. Tennessee Football: 5 Toughest Defenders Vols Will Face in 2016

    When it comes to top-notch defensive players, the Southeastern Conference is loaded with them, and it seems like the Tennessee football team must battle against the majority of them in 2016...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 21 days ago 5,262 reads 27 comments

  9. Tennessee Football: Predicting the Vols' 2016 Win-Loss Record

    This could be a special season on Rocky Top for the Tennessee football team. Not only do the Volunteers have a slew of talent, but they also have several players who've held key ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 23 days ago 14,661 reads 62 comments

  10. Tennessee Football: Vols Freshmen Who Will Benefit Most from a Redshirt

    For the first time in Tennessee coach Butch Jones' tenure on Rocky Top, the Volunteers are not going to be so dependent on freshmen to step right in and play...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 26 days ago 8,536 reads 7 comments

  11. Tennessee Football: Realistic Expectations for the Vols' 2016 Season

    Once upon a time —for Tennessee football fans, it probably feels like back when dinosaurs roamed the earth —the Volunteers expected to win every game. They were staples in the rankings and churned out NFL players by the dozens...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 28 days ago 14,349 reads 36 comments

  12. Tennessee Football: Vols' Top 2017 NFL Draft Prospects

    After snapping a streak that saw at least one Tennessee football player taken in every NFL draft since 1963 a season ago, the Volunteers extended the latest dubious streak this past weekend...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 30 days ago 8,329 reads 17 comments