1. Tennessee Football: Volunteers' Top Remaining Recruiting Targets for NSD 2016

    With a handful of highly ranked targets remaining on the board, a huge weekend worth of official visitors on tap and still three or four open spots, it's shaping up to be a potential sterling finish to the 2016 recruiting for the Tennessee football team.

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 12,617 reads 46 comments

  2. Tennessee Football: 5 Biggest Offseason Goals for the Volunteers

    During much of the past decade, the Tennessee football program had so many needs in the offseason to compete for championships that they could be sorted by chapters rather than checklists...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 9,962 reads 46 comments

  3. What New Tennessee Commit Marquez Callaway Brings to Vols

    The Tennessee Volunteers' 2016 recruiting class added a major piece to its puzzle when 4-star athlete Marquez Callaway announced his decision to commit to the Volunteers on Thursday...

    Sanjay Kirpalani Written by Sanjay Kirpalani about 4 months ago 15,334 reads 21 comments

  4. Marquez Callaway to Tennessee: Volunteers Land 4-Star ATH Prospect

    The class of 2016 is stacked with high-quality athletes, but one of the very best is officially off the market, as Marquez Callaway committed to play for Tennessee on Thursday: ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 14,096 reads 24 comments

  5. Tennessee Football: Predicting the Starters for Each Volunteers Position in 2016

    Opposing groups of fans loved to mock Tennessee football followers in recent years with the Volunteers' often-empty "wait till next year" refrains. Well, next year is coming...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 16,219 reads 56 comments

  6. Tennessee's 2016 National Signing Day Wish List

    Tennessee's 2016 recruiting class won't be as highly ranked as its last two, but it has the opportunity to wind up filling needs and roles exactly the way coach Butch Jones set out to do...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 16,626 reads 26 comments

  7. Defensive Recruits Who Could Fortify Bob Shoop's Inaugural Defense at Tennessee

    New Tennessee Volunteers defensive coordinator Bob Shoop received two huge bits of good news in the six days since he's been on the job with outside linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 20,548 reads 53 comments

  8. Tennessee Football: Why Hiring Bob Shoop Is a Gamble, but One Worth Taking

    Earlier this week, Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart told GoVols247's Wes Rucker that new defensive coordinator Bob Shoop's decision to take care of his buyout with Penn State was a "very, very loud statement" about how much he wanted to be at UT.

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 5,467 reads 2 comments

  9. Tennessee Landing Defensive Coordinator Bob Shoop a Home Run for Vols

    Go big or go home. That appears to be the mantra of Tennessee head coach Butch Jones in 2016 after pulling off one of the most impressive coaching-staff coups of the offseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 4 months ago 19,187 reads 19 comments

  10. Tennessee Football: 5 Reasons Why the Volunteers Should Be Optimistic About 2016

    It was a strong conclusion to the season for the Tennessee football program, and 2016 started with a sizzle as well. After the Volunteers won five consecutive games to end the regular season, they pummeled Northwestern 45-6 in the Outback Bowl...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 11,600 reads 56 comments

  11. Why Tennessee Football Must Get This Defensive Coordinator Hire Right

    With Tennessee's athletic department finally operating in the black after having to emerge from a deep financial hole created by poor leadership and blundering coaching hires, some ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 7,356 reads 11 comments

  12. Top Candidates to Replace John Jancek as Tennessee Defensive Coordinator

    Yet another school is in need of someone to run its defense after Tennessee announced on Wednesday that it has "mutually agreed to part ways" with defensive coordinator John Jancek ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 61,870 reads 93 comments

  13. Tennessee Football: The Biggest Offseason Storylines for the Volunteers

    With a 9-4 season wrapped up and a lot of offseason excitement steaming off a six-game winning streak capped by a 45-6 drubbing of Northwestern to end the season, the Tennessee football team appears poised to make noise next year...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 6,736 reads 16 comments

  14. Tennessee Vol's 2016 National Signing Day Wish List

    With a little more than a month until national signing day, this is the time of year when teams begin turning up the heat on their top targets, reassessing their recruiting boards ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 12,425 reads 18 comments

  15. Tennessee DL Kahlil McKenzie Tweets 'GPA Ain't Save Northwestern on the Field'

    The way Kahlil McKenzie Jr. sees it, football beats education. Following Tennessee's 45-6 win over Northwestern in Friday's Outback Bowl, the Volunteers defensive lineman tweeted, "That GPA ain't save Northwestern on the field...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 months ago 94,744 reads 254 comments

  16. Tennessee's Big Outback Bowl Win Kicks off Vols' 2016 Hype Train

    As Evan Berry churned downfield with a 100-yard exclamation point in the final 10 seconds of the Tennessee Volunteers' Outback Bowl blowout over the Northwestern Wildcats, he resembled a runaway train...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 19,682 reads 133 comments

  17. NFL Safety Eric Berry's Younger Brother Grabs Pick-6 for Vols in Outback Bowl

    The Berry brothers make big defensive plays. Capping off a dominating 45-6 victory over Northwestern in the Outback Bowl, Tennessee safety Evan Berry stepped in front of Wildcats ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 4 months ago 51,090 reads 34 comments

  18. Tennessee QB Josh Dobbs Picks Up Fumble, Tiptoes Way into End Zone

    Third-down fumbles typically end in tragedy—unless you're Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs, of course. After mishandling the snap, No...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 4 months ago 10,990 reads 7 comments

  19. Outback Bowl 2016: Tennessee vs. Northwestern Live Score and Highlights

    After the total annihilation of No. 13-ranked Northwestern in the Outback Bowl, the Tennessee football team gathered in the corner of Raymond James Stadium and swayed back and forth as the band played the "Tennessee Waltz...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 25,686 reads 186 comments

  20. Tennessee Football: New Year's Resolutions for the Volunteers

    It's time for the Tennessee Volunteers to clear the clothes hanging off the treadmill, learn how to better manage their time, max out the ol ' 401k and pick up that hobby they've been meaning to start...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 10,344 reads 32 comments

  21. Tennessee Football: Players to Watch in High School All-American Games

    The two biggest high school All-America games will have decidedly less of an orange-and-white feel to them this year as they aren't quite as peppered with future Tennessee Volunteers...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 4 months ago 7,931 reads 12 comments

  22. Tennessee Football: 5 Burning Questions Ahead of the Volunteers' Bowl Game

    Down time allows for fans to sit and ponder things about their teams, analyze every tidbit of information (and rumor) seeping through the cracks of their programs and ask questions about the future, and it's no different for Tennessee football...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 5 months ago 14,669 reads 65 comments

  23. Tennessee Football: Holiday Wish List for the Volunteers

    It's the most wonderful time of the year again, and for the Tennessee Volunteers, they get to participate in the postseason football festivities over the holidays for the second year in a row...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 5 months ago 9,294 reads 21 comments

  24. Tennessee Football: 5 Bold Predictions for the Volunteers' Bowl Game

    Tennessee will ring in the New Year in Tampa and try to kick off in style a 2016 that has been earmarked as a huge year in coach Butch Jones' Volunteers rebuilding project...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 5 months ago 17,178 reads 63 comments

  25. How Tennessee Football Can Recover from Recent Recruiting Slide

    Tennessee football coach Butch Jones' three-season tenure with the Volunteers is highlighted with memorable recruiting runs that featured commitments in clusters and momentum-making weeks that helped produce highly ranked classes...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 5 months ago 22,970 reads 91 comments