1. Tennessee Volunteers Football 2011 Schedule: Game-by-Game Breakdown

    The Tennessee Volunteers kick off the 2011 season in Knoxville on September 3 when Montana pays a visit to Neyland Stadium. Derek Dooley continues the rebuilding effort in his second year at Tennessee...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 5,967 reads 20 comments

  2. Tennessee Vol Football Recruiting: Introducing Derek Dooley's 2011 Signing Class

    The 2011 recruiting campaign is officially over. In what has become nearly a year long endeavor, Tennessee had 28 players sign letters of intent, and the consensus of opinion is that Head Coach Derek Dooley's class was a rousing success...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 4,058 reads 11 comments

  3. Lamar Dawson Announcement: LB Recruit Picks USC Football on National Signing Day

    With National Signing Day already well under way, USC coach Lane Kiffin has received a verbal commitment from 4-star linebacker Lamar Dawson of Danville, KY...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,470 reads 10 comments

  4. Curt Maggitt Commits To Tennessee: 4-Star LB Leaves Florida Behind For The Vols

    Four-star linebacker, Curt Maggitt has given his verbal commitment to Head Coach Derek Dooley and the University of Tennessee Volunteers...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 108 reads 6 comments

  5. National Signing Day 2011: TE Cameron Clear Stays In-state To Play For Tennessee

    Memphis Central High School prep prospect Cameron Clear has verbally committed to Tennessee. The 6'6" 265 pound 4-star tight end is ranked as the state of Tennessee's number 1 high school prospect by the Knoxville News Sentinel...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,195 reads 0 comments

  6. Tennessee Recruiting: Vols Get Commitment From 4-Star JUCO Safety Byron Moore

    The nation's No. 5 junior college prospect and 4-star safety, Byron Moore, has verbally committed to the Tennessee Volunteers...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 4,148 reads 4 comments

  7. Auburn Football Recruiting: 4-Star Tight End, Brandon Fulse, Commits To Tigers

    After weeks of speculation, 4-star tight-end Brandon Fulse has verbally committed to Auburn University. Fulse becomes the 22nd member of Head Coach Gene Chizik 's recruiting class of 2011...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,600 reads 26 comments

  8. National Signing Day 2011: Tennessee's Top Positional Needs

    After closing the book on the 2010 football season, Tennessee Head Coach Derek Dooley 's attention has been strictly focused on restocking the Volunteer's roster with top-notch recruits for the upcoming 2011 season and beyond...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 2,806 reads 15 comments

  9. Marlin Lane Commits to Tennessee: Vols Get in Fast Lane With 4-Star Running Back

    Early Monday afternoon various sources, including ESPN's Jamie Newberg, reported that 4-star running back Marlin Lane from Daytona Beach, FL had verbally committed to the Tennessee Volunteers...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 4,565 reads 31 comments

  10. National Signing Day 2011: Tennessee Adds 4-Star DB Geraldo Orta

    Head coach Derek Dooley and the Volunteers added their 22nd member to the recruiting class of 2011 late Saturday afternoon when four-star defensive back Geraldo Orta verbally committed to Tennessee...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 4,411 reads 1 comments

  11. Tennessee Basketball: He's Back, Bruce Pearl Back on Track for UConn Showdown

    Saturday afternoon in Hartford, head coach Bruce Pearl gets off the couch and back in action, albeit for only one game sandwiched in the middle of his eight-game SEC suspension...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 386 reads 5 comments

  12. Tennessee Football: The Top 10 Recruiting Commitments

    With National Signing Day down to less than two weeks away, the college football universe continues to search the constellations, for tomorrows future gridiron stars...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 5,304 reads 9 comments

  13. Tennessee Vols Football: QB Tyler Bray's Future So Bright, You Gotta Wear Shades

    Rarely does one have the opportunity to witness the beginnings of a star being born, especially in the middle of a sunny Saturday afternoon in Columbia, SC, but that's precisely what Tennessee football fans did on October 30, 2010...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 3,574 reads 22 comments

  14. Tennessee Football Recruiting: Prep Stars Ready For Under Armour and Army Games

    While Big Orange fans continue to stew over the finish of the Music City Bowl, Derek Dooley and his Tennessee staff have turned the page and are now focused on the task at hand—recruiting...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 2,494 reads 16 comments

  15. Music City Bowl-The Complete Epic Saga Of Tennessee's Nightmare In Nashville

    WARNING: The following may be hazardous to the well-being of Big Orange fans and is not intended to cure any illnesses brought about by the Nightmare in Nashville...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 2,247 reads 56 comments

  16. Time For UT Vols and UNC Heels To Dance: Let The Music Play In Nashville

    With the kickoff for the Franklin American Mortgage Company Music City Bowl in Nashville just a day away, the Tennessee Volunteers (6-6, 3-5 SEC) and the North Carolina Tar Heels ...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 743 reads 4 comments

  17. Bruce Pearl Era at Tennessee May Be Coming to An End: UPDATE

    The following article was first published on December 23, 2010. On February 22, 2011, the University of Tennessee received the Letter of Allegations from the NCAA...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,456 reads 11 comments

  18. SEC Football's Most Feared Defensive Beasts, Part 1: The Best of the West

    The late, legendary coach of Alabama, Bear Bryant, once said, "Offense sells tickets, defense wins championships." Bryant also quipped, "There's no substitute for guts...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,761 reads 5 comments

  19. Justin Worley, Tennessee Commit, Named Gatorade National Football Player of Year

    Tennessee Volunteers commitment Justin Worley received a Gatorade shower on Thursday, as he was named Gatorade National Football Player of the Year...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 6,293 reads 14 comments

  20. SEC Football Week 13: Who's HOT and Who's NOT In The SEC This Week

    The curtain has closed on the 2010 SEC regular season, but not before some instant classics were born on the gridiron during rivalry week...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,569 reads 3 comments

  21. Tennessee Drops Kentucky: Streak at 26, Vols Probably Headed To Music City Bowl

    On Senior Day in Knoxville, 101,170 fans showed up, most of them wearing orange, to say a final farewell and to see if the Tennessee Volunteers (6-6, 3-5 SEC) could beat the Kentucky ...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,211 reads 2 comments

  22. SEC Football Week 12: Who's HOT and Who's NOT in the SEC This Week

    I can't believe the regular season is already coming to an end. Only one weekend of games left before two teams head to Atlanta for the SEC Championship...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,863 reads 2 comments

  23. Cam Newton and Bruce Pearl: Bracing for the Storm While Praying for a Rainbow

    The silence has been deafening within the last week concerning the Cam Newton scandal. Auburn has already secured their spot in the SEC Championship Game and is set to take on South Carolina in Atlanta on Saturday, December 4th...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 2,248 reads 12 comments

  24. Bruce Pearl's Eight-Game SEC Suspension a Major Hit to Tennessee Vols Basketball

    Friday afternoon it was announced by the SEC office that Commissioner Mike Slive has handed down an eight-game suspension of Tennessee basketball head coach Bruce Pearl ...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 717 reads 5 comments

  25. SEC Football Week 11: Who's HOT and Who's NOT In The SEC This Week

    Oh what a Saturday of football we had in Week 11. More drama surrounding the conference's top player, a coach gets his first-ever SEC win, the Gators drop their third straight ...

    Michael Ellis Written by Michael Ellis about over 3 years ago 1,770 reads 6 comments