1. 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 7 months ago 14,686 reads 65 comments

  2. 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 7 months ago 9,331 reads 21 comments

  3. 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 7 months ago 17,243 reads 63 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 23,003 reads 91 comments

  5. 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 7 months ago 6,294 reads 41 comments

  6. 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 7 months ago 4,975 reads 33 comments

  7. 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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  8. 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 8 months ago 6,233 reads 19 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 6,861 reads 16 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 21,692 reads 69 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 23,634 reads 88 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 9,119 reads 19 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 7,068 reads 55 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 8,306 reads 104 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 7,438 reads 24 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 10,814 reads 21 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 9,440 reads 79 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 7,931 reads 15 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 14,593 reads 20 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 12,088 reads 181 comments

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

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  22. 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 9 months ago 8,408 reads 47 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 10,329 reads 44 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 6,360 reads 51 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 11,144 reads 22 comments