1. 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 6 months ago 13,466 reads 39 comments

  2. 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 6 months ago 1,783 reads 0 comments

  3. 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...

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  4. 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 6 months ago 14,966 reads 46 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 18,933 reads 21 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 20,044 reads 41 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 12,676 reads 46 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 10,035 reads 46 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 15,390 reads 21 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 14,100 reads 24 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 16,364 reads 56 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 16,636 reads 26 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 20,615 reads 53 comments

  14. 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 7 months ago 5,563 reads 2 comments

  15. 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 7 months ago 19,387 reads 19 comments

  16. 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 7 months ago 11,683 reads 56 comments

  17. 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 7 months ago 7,377 reads 11 comments

  18. 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 ...

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  19. 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 7 months ago 6,815 reads 16 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 12,461 reads 18 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 94,757 reads 254 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 19,717 reads 133 comments

  23. 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 ...

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  24. 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 7 months ago 11,027 reads 7 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 25,747 reads 186 comments