1. 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 5 months ago 6,269 reads 41 comments

  2. 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 5 months ago 4,897 reads 33 comments

  3. 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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  4. 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 5 months ago 6,217 reads 19 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 6,819 reads 16 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 21,600 reads 69 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 23,341 reads 88 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 9,084 reads 19 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 7,017 reads 55 comments

  10. Tennessee's Close to Regular Season a Positive Sign for Butch Jones Era

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In the moments following Tennessee's 53-28 thorough thumping of Vanderbilt, Volunteers coach Butch Jones offered an emphatic opinion of what he thinks of his team right now...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 5 months ago 8,280 reads 104 comments

  11. Vanderbilt vs. Tennessee: Live Score and Highlights

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Cameron Sutton's 85-yard punt return for a touchdown opened the floodgates, and a torrent of Tennessee points followed as the Volunteers closed the season in style with a 53-28 win over Vanderbilt...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 5 months ago 7,434 reads 24 comments

  12. 5 Tennessee Football Stars Who Chose the Volunteers over Vanderbilt

    As good as the talent has been in the state of Tennessee over the past few years, the Volunteers have had to go to battle with several teams —including in-state rival Vanderbilt —to lure top prospects...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 5 months ago 10,803 reads 21 comments

  13. In Shredding Mizzou, Jalen Hurd Is Present and Future Workhorse for the Vols

    In a game where Tennessee knew it was going to have to play big-boy football to win against a rugged Missouri defense, Jalen Hurd produced a grown-man effort for the Volunteers...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 9,275 reads 79 comments

  14. Tennessee Football: Why Future Star Darrin Kirkland Needs to Keep Shining Now

    Tennessee freshman middle linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. isn't the Volunteers' most valuable defensive player. That honor would go to the man standing directly to his right, Jalen Reeves-Maybin, or potentially sophomore end Derek Barnett...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 7,891 reads 15 comments

  15. Tennessee Football: 5 Most Important Recruits for the Volunteers' 2016 Season

    After two jam-packed recruiting classes the past two seasons, the Tennessee Volunteers likely won't take the full allotment of 25 players in this year's haul. But that doesn't mean the 2016 class of players is any less important...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 14,493 reads 20 comments

  16. Tennessee Volunteers vs. Missouri Tigers Complete Game Preview

    You'd never know it by the grumbles around Rocky Top, but Tennessee is on a three-game winning streak and needs to close out Missouri and Vanderbilt for an eight-win season...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 12,055 reads 181 comments

  17. Debate: Who's Vols' Best NFL Prospect?

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  18. Tennessee Football: 5 Volunteers Who Must Improve Down the Stretch

    As Tennessee uses this weekend against North Texas as a tuneup for the season's remaining two games and subsequent bowl, the Volunteers will be looking for several players to take things up a notch...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 8,357 reads 47 comments

  19. Tennessee Volunteers vs. North Texas Mean Green: Complete Game Preview

    Well, it isn't a bye week per se , but the Tennessee Volunteers will get a breather this weekend when North Texas comes to Neyland Stadium for homecoming...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 10,162 reads 44 comments

  20. Tennessee Defense Flipping the Season's Script with Fourth-Quarter Heroics

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. —As a nervous Neyland Stadium looked on, waiting and worrying about South Carolina having the ball down just three points with a minute to go, Tennessee's defenders brimmed with belief that they'd make a play...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 6,355 reads 51 comments

  21. Tennessee Football: 6 Breakout Players to Watch for Remainder of 2015 Season

    Several Tennessee football players are becoming usual suspects on the stat sheet for coach Butch Jones and a Volunteers team that is finally beginning to play like it's capable...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 11,101 reads 22 comments

  22. Tennessee Volunteers vs. South Carolina Gamecocks: Complete Game Preview

    Even during the lean times of coach Butch Jones' Tennessee tenure, the Volunteers found a way to beat South Carolina. This weekend, they'll try to do so as the favorite...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 13,087 reads 78 comments

  23. Tennessee's Arsenal of Weapons Has Vols Ready for Stretch Run After Kentucky Win

    Against Alabama last week, Tennessee showed a national audience that it had the team speed and talent to hang with a quality opponent. On Saturday, the Volunteers proved they could run away from a mediocre one...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 10,805 reads 59 comments

  24. Tennessee vs. Kentucky: Live Score and Highlights

    After a gauntlet of early-season games against quality opponents, Tennessee got a bit of a reprieve against Kentucky on Halloween night...

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  25. Tennessee Football: Will the Volunteers Win Every Remaining Game?

    Tennessee needs to run the table the rest of the way to have a successful football season, even though that table isn't exactly spread with cupcakes and cream puffs...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 6 months ago 11,319 reads 83 comments