1. 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 1 month ago 11,221 reads 34 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 11,365 reads 26 comments

  3. 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 2 months ago 9,945 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 2 months ago 5,148 reads 20 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 9,750 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 15,828 reads 194 comments

  7. Butch Jones Reportedly Called Player a 'Traitor' for Helping Alleged Rape Victim

    University of Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones allegedly said one of his players turned his back on the team by helping a woman who claims two other players on the Volunteers roster raped her...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 46,387 reads 0 comments

  8. The Case for and Against Tennessee to Make National Title Run in 2016

    To make a run at a national title, each element has to fall perfectly into place. But the puzzle pieces must be present in order for them to fit together in the first place. For more than a decade, Tennessee hasn't had those pieces...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 10,674 reads 177 comments

  9. February Distractions Shouldn't Impact Tennessee's Quest for SEC East Title

    Instead of a celebration of another solid signing class, the month of February has been loaded with controversy on Rocky Top...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 months ago 4,597 reads 34 comments

  10. Tennessee Football: Former Volunteers Players to Watch for at 2016 NFL Combine

    Next year will be the beginning of Tennessee football's real return to replenishing the NFL with Volunteers, but when the NFL Scouting Combine kicks off this week, a couple of players with Big Orange pedigrees will try to impress the attendees...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 2 months ago 5,068 reads 10 comments

  11. Tennessee Football: Position-by-Position Grades for 2016 Recruiting Class

    The paint has dried on the 2016 recruiting class two weeks after national signing day, and now the Tennessee football team and everybody else can begin to examine their hauls and set the focus for next year's group of prospects...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 7,034 reads 28 comments

  12. Alexis Johnson Arrested: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction on Tennessee DT

    Tennessee defensive tackle Alexis Johnson was arrested Wednesday night on charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment after allegedly strangling another individual. Dustin Dopirak of the Knoxville News Sentinel reported the news...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 months ago 28,266 reads 133 comments

  13. Who Will Be the Surprise of Tennessee's 2016 Recruiting Class?

    Late in Tennessee's 2016 recruiting cycle, much of the fans' attention was focused —and rightfully so —on electrifying South Florida athlete Tyler Byrd , who the Volunteers flipped from Miami the night before national signing day...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 5,550 reads 14 comments

  14. Tennessee Football: Underclassmen with Best Chance to Earn Starting Spot in 2016

    There's plenty of talent on the Tennessee football roster now that coach Butch Jones has used three full recruiting cycles to outfit the Volunteers with star power, and much of those are freshmen and sophomores...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 10,495 reads 45 comments

  15. Latest Allegations a Damaging Blow to Tennessee Football Program

    On the field, everything seems to be going right for Tennessee. The Vols return a ton of talent on both sides of the football, are expected to contend for the 2016-17 College Football ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 months ago 91,133 reads 160 comments

  16. Tennessee Football: Realistic Goals for Quarterback Joshua Dobbs in 2016

    Analysts around the nation are picking the Tennessee football team to be a lock for a big 2016 , and quarterback Joshua Dobbs holds the key...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 7,663 reads 62 comments

  17. Tennessee Football Recruiting: Looking Ahead to 2017 Class

    Despite a rocky start to the the 2017 recruiting cycle on Rocky Top, it would be unwise to bet against Tennessee head coach Butch Jones building yet another stellar group...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 11,407 reads 12 comments

  18. Tee Higgins Decommits from Tennessee: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Less than five months after committing to the University of Tennessee, football and basketball star Tee Higgins has decided to reopen his recruiting...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 3 months ago 34,305 reads 51 comments

  19. Tennessee Football Recruiting: Meet the Volunteers' 2016 Class

    Right about the time Thompson-Boling Arena was erupting as Tennessee's victorious Volunteers basketball team was upsetting Kentucky on Tuesday night, super-athlete Tyler Byrd settled ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 13,239 reads 39 comments

  20. Tennessee National Signing Day 2016: 5 Takeaways from Vols' Class

    Two lockdown defensive backs locked up another strong finish for Tennessee's football recruiting efforts, and by the time the nation's top-ranked JUCO player pledged to the Volunteers ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 1,738 reads 0 comments

  21. Tennessee Volunteers Recruiting 2016: National Signing Day Grades and Analysis

    The Tennessee Volunteers rounded out the 2016 national signing day with a strong class, landing Jonathan Kongbo and Jarrett Guarantano , according to 247Sports . These commits will have a big impact on the future of the Vols...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 months ago 6,542 reads 15 comments

  22. Jonathan Kongbo to Tennessee: Volunteers Land 4-Star DE Prospect

    According to 247Sports' Ryan Callahan , 4-star JUCO defensive end prospect Jonathan Kongbo has signed with the University of Tennessee on national signing day...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 months ago 14,863 reads 46 comments

  23. Tennessee Football Recruiting: Predicting All the Recruits Who Will Sign on NSD

    Tennessee football coach Butch Jones is trying to stick the landing. As the final few frames wind down before Wednesday's annual recruiting extravaganza of twists and turns comes ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 18,910 reads 21 comments

  24. Why Derrick Brown Is the Most Important Target Remaining for the Tennessee Vols

    Peachtree Ridge High School 4-star safety Nigel Warrior may be the highest-profile prospect remaining on Tennessee's recruiting board because of his family ties to the Volunteers...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 3 months ago 20,036 reads 41 comments

  25. 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 12,615 reads 46 comments