This afternoon, the SEC announced the updated schedule for the 2020 football season. Following a trend of other conferences, the conference had announced earlier that the league would be playing a ten-game conference schedule.
Tennessee forward Yves Pons is set to return for his final season in Knoxville, removing his name from the NBA draft process, ESPN's Sean Farnham first reported.
Tennessee picked up a new commitment to its 2021 class in 4-star cornerback, Damarius McGhee. The Vols beat out SEC rivals, Alabama and Ole Miss, after the highly coveted defensive back verbally announced his decision on Thursday.
The SEC announced a new fall football schedule, eliminating all non-conference game and starting a 10-game season on Sept. 26th. Each team will have one bye week and then the SEC will have a conference wide bye week Dec. 12, the week between the regular season finale and SEC Championship.
University of Tennessee-Knoxville Chancellor Donde Plowman has been chosen to represent the Southeastern Conference on the NCAA Division I Presidential Forum.
Following the Fourth of July holiday, UT conducted COVID-19 testing for student athletes on campus, resulting in multiple positive tests, according to VolQuest. Students who returned to campus for the first time since in-person classes were cancelled in March were also tested.
The NCAA Division I council voted Wednesday to allow partial scholarship sports, like baseball, volleyball and tennis, to provide need-based and merit-based awards and scholarships for student athletes.
It’s been a tumultuous 2020 for the Tennessee basketball team. A year that saw their season end early due to COVID-19 and that saw a pair of players test positive for the coronavirus after the team’s early June return to campus.
On Friday, one student athlete from the UT men’s basketball team tested positive for coronavirus after COVID-19 testing was administered to several members of the men’s and women’s basketball teams. The athlete has not been identified.
Tennessee head football coach Jeremy Pruitt met with the local media over zoom on Thursday. The zoom call was the first time Pruitt has met with the media in over two months as he discussed players returning to campus, black uniforms for the Kentucky game and Tim Jordan’s removal from the team.
Today, it was announced that the A.J. Artis will be Tennessee’s new director of football sports performance to replace Craig Fitzgerald who left earlier this spring. In this new role, Artis will be over all of the Vols’ strength and conditioning activities.
Tennessee's 2021 recruiting class loaded up on talent in April and May before slowing down over the past few weeks. June won't be a barren month though, as in-state tight end Hudson Wolfe committed to Tennessee Monday over Ole Miss, Alabama and Ohio State.
Garrett Crochet, the hard-throwing left-hander from Ocean Springs, Mississippi, just received the call he has been dreaming of since he began his baseball career. The 6’6” junior was selected as the eleventh pick in the 2020 MLB Draft by the Chicago White Sox.
On Wednesday, a video of an incoming UT freshman using a racial slur began circulating online. A screenshot from social media of the student using a racial slur was circulated as well.
Basketball fans weren’t able to enjoy the NCAA Tournament and everything that comes with March Madness this season, but COVID-19 isn’t stopping The Basketball Tournament and for the first time in TBT’s existence, Tennessee will be represented thanks to an alumni team The Ballinteers.
The Southeastern Conference's two and a half month sports hiatus due to COVID-19 is set to end soon with universities being allowed to bring student athletes back on campus Jun. 8.
Tennessee's recruiting hot streak included just about everything except a quarterback. Jim Chaney and Jeremy Pruitt found their signal caller Sunday securing a commitment from the Cedar Hill, Texas native Kaidon Salter.
Tennessee’s recruiting momentum in the 2021 class is showing no signs of slowing down as 3-star offensive tackle Colby Smith chose the Vols over Louisville, North Carolina, North Carolina State and South Carolina.
Tennessee’s Lady Vols swimming and diving team was in the midst of its best season in school history when the 2020 season abruptly came to an end as COVID-19 canceled its remainder.
During what has been a highly successful period for Tennessee football since the coronavirus inflicted dead period began, the Vols added a commitment poaching 3-star running back Tiyon Evans out of the Palmetto State.
There’s not a team in America hotter on the recruiting trail then Tennessee, and the Vols 2021 class keeps getting better as 5-star outside linebacker Terrence Lewis committed to Tennessee Thursday afternoon.
For the second time in as many days, and for the fifth time since the start of the coronavirus inflicted dead period, the Vols added a commitment poaching 4-star safety Kamar Wilcoxson out of the Sunshine State.
The University of Tennessee baseball team added East Tennessee State transfer catcher Jackson Greer. The Knoxville native announced on Sunday afternoon via Twitter, that he is coming home.
Tennessee's football program received perhaps its best news of the COVID-19 pandemic as Jeremy Pruitt and staff went into the Yellow Hammer state to pickup a commitment from 5-star defensive end Dylan Brooks.
Tennessee saw two of its former players selected in the 2020 NFL Draft with Darrell Taylor being selected in the third round by the Seahawks and Jam Jennings being selected in the seventh round by the 49ers.
It was a long wait for Jauan Jennings to hear his named called in the NFL Draft. That wait ended Saturday afternoon with the San Francisco 49ers drafting Jennings in the seventh, and final, round of the 2020 draft.
Friday, Tennessee outside linebacker Darrell Taylor became the first Vol drafted in the NFL Draft since the 2018, getting picked 48th to the Seattle Seahawks.
While sometimes overlooked, the special teams can provide the winning edge when it comes to tight matchups. Look for Tennessee to continue to put an emphasis on solid special teams. Here’s what Vols fans can expect this upcoming fall.
Tennessee’s secondary is seeing the return of a large amount of talent from a group that played well in 2019 and took advantage of a down year for quarterbacks in the SEC.
Defending a key area of the field, this upcoming year’s Tennessee linebacking corps will face many questions with the loss of two key starters and two new position coaches. Here is a preview of what Vols fans might expect to see this fall at both the outside and inside linebackers positions.
Whether the offense is run-based or features a passing-attack, it all starts up front with the big men on the offensive line and Tennessee will be looking to get even better up front after last year’s improvements.
There’s perhaps no position group on Tennessee’s roster hurt more by the coronavirus and its subsequent shortened offseason then its receivers and tight ends.
Junior Andrew Rogers had a solid year for the Vols’ during the pandemic shortened 2020 season. He was on pace to break his season win record, and he was a part of one of the top doubles teams in the nation, ranked as high as No. 50.
One of the positions that Tennessee can most know what to expect of is the running back position. With a returning trio of Ty Chandler, Tim Jordan and Eric Gray, the Vols are looking to continue the running game success they had last year.
While the coronavirus has provided an abundance of uncertainty in the world of college football and the upcoming 2020 season, it has also provided some likely stability to the Tennessee quarterback situation — at least at the top.
Despite the circumstances, Tennessee continues to pick up commitments for its 2021 class. Once again, the Vols improved on the offensive backfield securing the commitment of Alabama athlete Roc Taylor.
The NFL league office announced its 2010s All-Decade Team on Monday. VFLs Eric Berry and Cordarrelle Patterson were both selected to the prestigious list by a 48-member committee from the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Saturday, it was announced that former Lady Vol Tamika Catchings earned induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as part of its 2020 class. Catchings, is currently the general manager of the Indiana Fever after a 15-year career with the team, and is the second member asso…
Sunday, the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series headed to virtual Bristol Motor Speedway for the Food City Showdown. Available on the Fox network, the race featured many top NASCAR Cup Series drivers. William Bryon, who has been on the pole for all three of the eNASCAR races, finally got…
On Saturday, Lady Vol legend Tamika Catchings was announced as one of the nine members to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020.
Tennessee head football coach Jeremy Pruitt talked with the local media Friday discussing his football program amidst the coronavirus. It’s a challenging time for all college football program’s as players are away from campus due to the global pandemic.