1. 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 8 months ago 11,701 reads 56 comments

  2. 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 8 months ago 7,383 reads 11 comments

  3. 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 8 months ago 61,908 reads 93 comments

  4. 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 8 months ago 6,843 reads 16 comments

  5. 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 8 months ago 12,471 reads 18 comments

  6. 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 8 months ago 94,767 reads 254 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 19,733 reads 133 comments

  8. 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 8 months ago 51,206 reads 34 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 11,040 reads 7 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 25,846 reads 186 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 10,367 reads 32 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 7,996 reads 12 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 14,695 reads 65 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 9,351 reads 21 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 17,267 reads 63 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 23,015 reads 91 comments

  17. Tennessee Head Coach Butch Jones Worthy of Raise After 8-4 Season

    Tennessee entered 2015 with enough hype to fill Neyland Stadium, but an 8-4 record, an 11th straight loss to Florida and three blown leads of two scores or more rendered the Vols an afterthought by midseason...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 9 months ago 6,296 reads 41 comments

  18. Tennessee Football: Final 2015 Positional Grades for the Volunteers

    A second half doesn't make an entire season, but for the Tennessee football team, a sizzling end to 2015 certainly didn't hurt...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 9 months ago 4,993 reads 33 comments

  19. Outback Bowl Betting: Northwestern vs. Tennessee Odds, Analysis and Pick

    Northwestern finished its regular season with a five-game winning streak, going 4-1 against the spread; Tennessee also finished with five wins in a row to go along with five covers over its last seven games...

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  20. Tennessee Football: 5 Key Moments That Turned the Volunteers' 2015 Season

    There are so many important moments throughout the life cycle of a college football season, and when you have a year like the topsy-turvy year the Tennessee Volunteers just experienced, there are almost too many to count...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 9 months ago 6,247 reads 19 comments

  21. Tennessee Football: Ranking the Top 5 Plays of the Volunteers' Regular Season

    There were heartaches and heroics, dominance and desolation, but when the end of Tennessee's football season delivered an 8-4 record and an Outback Bowl berth, it's clear that 2015 ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 9 months ago 6,883 reads 16 comments

  22. Outback Bowl 2016: Preview, Predictions for Tennessee vs. Northwestern

    Sunday was a "G'day" for the Tennessee Volunteers and Northwestern Wildcats, which parlayed their rebound seasons into an Outback Bowl berth to open the new year...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 9 months ago 21,720 reads 69 comments

  23. Tennessee Football: Bold Predictions for Volunteers' 2016 Recruiting Class

    No matter how well Tennessee coach Butch Jones closes the Volunteers' 2016 recruiting class, it's going to be a tall order to live up to the program-projectile success of the past two seasons...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 9 months ago 23,729 reads 88 comments

  24. The 5 Most Telling Stats for the Tennessee Volunteers This Season

    Before we parachute down into the statistical stratosphere, where numbers rule and can be manipulated to tell various stories depending on your viewpoints, remember that only two of those figures really matter for the Tennessee Volunteers this year...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 9 months ago 9,134 reads 19 comments

  25. Tennessee Football: Ranking the 6 Best Candidates for Volunteers' Team MVP

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — As the 2015 regular season came to a close Saturday night with another lopsided win over Vanderbilt, the usual Tennessee football suspects trickled into the media room to spin the yarn of a 53-28 victory...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 9 months ago 7,096 reads 55 comments