1. 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

  2. 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 4 months ago 46,437 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 4 months ago 10,816 reads 177 comments

  4. 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 4 months ago 4,609 reads 34 comments

  5. 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 4 months ago 5,085 reads 10 comments

  6. 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 4 months ago 7,141 reads 28 comments

  7. 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 4 months ago 28,530 reads 133 comments

  8. 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 4 months ago 5,610 reads 14 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 10,535 reads 45 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 91,246 reads 160 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 8,261 reads 62 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 12,137 reads 12 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 34,396 reads 51 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 13,422 reads 39 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 1,768 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 6,551 reads 15 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 14,950 reads 46 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 18,930 reads 21 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 20,043 reads 41 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 12,657 reads 46 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 10,016 reads 46 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 15,373 reads 21 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 14,100 reads 24 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 16,330 reads 56 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 16,634 reads 26 comments