1. The One Position Unit That Can Help Push Tennessee to Playoff Contention

    On Nov. 1, 2014, Tennessee roared back from a late two-touchdown deficit to stun South Carolina on the road 45-42 in overtime. Since that point, the program has been on the brink of something special...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 9,895 reads 31 comments

  2. Tennessee Football: 5 Things Standing in the Way of an SEC Championship

    This 2016 Tennessee football team is deep enough, talented enough, experienced enough and has enough top-end star power to win the program's first SEC championship since 1998. But will it? Eighteen long years could come to an end this season...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 11,262 reads 28 comments

  3. Tennessee Football: Projecting Vols' Post-Spring, 2-Deep Depth Chart

    When you take a glimpse of Tennessee's two-deep football roster, the spoils of coach Butch Jones' recruiting labors are oozing from all corners. Entering his fourth year as the head of the program, there's been a complete roster flip on Rocky Top...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 10,883 reads 27 comments

  4. Tennessee Football: Winners and Losers from Vols' 2016 Spring

    Tennessee's 2016 spring practice didn't exactly go the way everybody wanted, as more than 20 players missed key repetitions throughout the course of the past month. But several important questions were answered, despite the setbacks...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 8,803 reads 13 comments

  5. Tennessee Spring Game 2016: Live Score, Top Performers and Analysis

    There were plenty of injured players who didn't play, but the Tennessee spring football finale was still a whole lot of fun for a SEC Network television audience as well as more than 67,000 fans who watched in Neyland Stadium...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 8,465 reads 10 comments

  6. Tennessee Football: 5 Injured Vols We'll Miss Watching in Saturday's Spring Game

    The old cliche says teams with bad luck are snake-bit, but that's seemingly about the only injury the Tennessee football team hasn't suffered since last season...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 3,526 reads 14 comments

  7. Tennessee Football: Players to Watch in Vols' 2016 Spring Game

    Tennessee's spring-ending Orange and White Game won't be a full-tilt game environment thanks to all the injuries knocking a dent in the depth chart...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 4,583 reads 12 comments

  8. Tennessee Football: Freshmen Who Will Play Significant Snaps in 2016

    Tennessee football coach Butch Jones harps all the time on the idea that the Volunteers haven't yet built a program that is as stocked with depth and talent as any of their peers around the country...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 13,716 reads 20 comments

  9. Tennessee Football Week 3 Spring Practice Report

    The Tennessee football program's love affair with new defensive coordinator Bob Shoop continued throughout the third week of spring practice, as that side of the ball continued ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 7,740 reads 20 comments

  10. Tennessee Pro Day 2016: Recap and Results for Vols Players

    This isn't supposed to be a particularly strong year for Tennessee's football program in the NFL draft, but Wednesday's pro day at UT may wind up making several former Volunteers some money...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 6,263 reads 10 comments

  11. Butch Jones Phone Records Reveal Calls to Players, Police After Rape Accusations

    Phone records from Tennessee head coach Butch Jones released Wednesday showed a number of calls made to Volunteers players, the police and his boss, athletics director Dave Hart, following a rape allegation a woman made Nov...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 months ago 49,331 reads 0 comments

  12. Tennessee Football Week 2 Spring Practice Report

    As difficult as it has been to dampen all the excitement that surrounds this spring on Rocky Top, some disappointing news provided a lowlight in the second full week of Tennessee football practice...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 9,370 reads 18 comments

  13. What Jalen Reeves-Maybin's Injury Means for Tennessee's Spring

    Make no mistake: It's never a positive thing when a key contributor suffers a spring practice-ending injury, especially when he is an irreplaceable star senior like Tennessee outside linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 5,703 reads 12 comments

  14. Tennessee Football: Volunteers' 2016 Hopes Hang on Josh Malone

    Joshua Dobbs may be the leader of the Tennessee Volunteers, but in the end, no player will determine the team's success as much as Josh Malone will...

    William Brabrook Written by William Brabrook about 3 months ago 7,141 reads 34 comments

  15. Tennessee QB Joshua Dobbs Hopes to Be the 'CEO' of the Volunteers

    BUFORD, Ga. — For Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs , this is it. The rising senior from Alpharetta , Georgia, was a spot starter for his first two seasons in Knoxville and took over the role on a full-time basis last offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 6,262 reads 15 comments

  16. Tennessee Football: Biggest Storylines So Far This Offseason

    If you've turned on sports news at all during 2016, it's been impossible to avoid information about Tennessee. Unfortunately for the Volunteers, a lot of that has shed a negative light on Rocky Top...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 8,350 reads 42 comments

  17. Tennessee Football Week 1 Spring Practice Report

    Each spring of head coach Butch Jones' tenure in Knoxville, Tennessee, has been met with anticipation, but there's arguably never been a Tennessee football practice more welcomed than this year's...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 11,886 reads 24 comments

  18. Tennessee Football: Ranking the Vols' Top 5 Recruiting Targets for 2017

    While Tennessee's resurgent success on the field and all the hype leading into the 2016 season haven't resonated yet on the recruiting trail, the Volunteers already have lured a slew of top talent onto campus for junior days...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 11,267 reads 15 comments

  19. Tennessee Football: Injured Vols Who Will Be Missed the Most This Spring

    This is an important spring for the Tennessee Volunteers, as a lot of hype surrounds the football program entering the 2016 season. That's why it's vital that the Vols stay healthy...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 7,315 reads 32 comments

  20. Tennessee Football: Ranking the Hardest Games of the 2016 Schedule

    After three years of rebuilding and many more taking lumps during a four-coach decade that saw some of the darkest days in Tennessee football history, the Volunteers should be the aggressor in 2016...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 11,360 reads 34 comments

  21. Tennessee Football: 7 Volunteers Who Could Surprise People This Spring

    Everybody knows the Tennessee football team's stars —guys such as quarterback Joshua Dobbs , running backs Jalen Hurd and Alvin Kamara , outside linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin, defensive end Derek Barnett and cornerback Cameron Sutton...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 11,397 reads 26 comments

  22. Tennessee Football: 2016 NFL Combine Results for Former Volunteers Stars

    Whether he wound up making himself any money with his NFL combine performance won't be determined until the draft, but receiver Marquez North certainly turned some heads...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 9,985 reads 9 comments

  23. Tennessee Football: Players with the Most to Gain in Spring Practices

    When the 2016 rendition of the Tennessee football spring practice starts on March 7, it may finally help turn the page on a chapter of the offseason that has, thus far, been forgettable...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 5,167 reads 20 comments

  24. Dave Hart, Tennessee Athletic Director, Comments on Sexual Assault Lawsuit

    Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart met with reporters Thursday, offering his "empathy" to sexual assault victims while discussing the widespread allegations levied against Volunteers student-athletes...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 9,773 reads 0 comments

  25. Butch Jones Responds to Allegations He Called Former WR 'Traitor'

    University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones responded Wednesday to allegations he told Drae Bowles he betrayed his team for helping a woman who was allegedly raped...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 15,842 reads 194 comments