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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
For the second time in as many days Tennessee picked up a commitment in its 2021 class. Once again, the Vols improved on the offensive end securing the commitment of in-state receiver Walker Merrill.
The recruiting world may be a little quiet right now with coaches and prospects unable to meet in person due to the coronavirus. However, that hasn’t stopped prospects from making their college decisions over the past few weeks. Tennessee got in on the fun Monday, landing 3-star running back…
Based on simple logic, college football should not be as big as it is in the United States. There is a league of professionals who play the same sport for a living, providing a higher level of play for fans of the game to watch. So why has college football been able to carve out such a large…
Most people know that recruiting is the lifeblood for college athletics. However, not all sports fans know the intricacies that go into the recruiting calendar and when coaches can and can’t recruit.
Tennessee football strength Craig Fitzgerald is leaving for the NFL. Initially reported GoVols247 and confirmed in a tweet by Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald interviewed for the New York Giants job earlier this week and has accepted a position with the team.
With college sports on a break, everyone starts looking forward to this fall, and on Rocky Top that means the third year on the Jeremy Pruitt era for the Tennessee football.
As the sports world reacts to coronavirus (COVID-19) news, Tennessee Athletics has decided to announce the postponement of the Orange & White game, originally set for April 18.
Tennessee football got their spring camp underway with the first practice yesterday, and afterwards, head coach Jeremy Pruitt spoke to media on a variety of topics.
Tennessee’s football team opens its spring practice Tuesday as the Vols will partake in 14 practices over the next month until the Orange and White game on April 18.
Jeremy Pruitt has hired a pair of defensive assistants. In defensive line, he’s chosen coach Jimmy Brumbaugh, and for the outside linebackers, coach Shelton Felton, “The Athletic”'s Bruce Feldman first reported Monday afternoon.
Tennessee football has lost three staffers today. Defensive line coach Tracy Rocker and director of player personnel Drew Hughes are headed to South Carolina to join Will Muschamp’s staff for the Gamecocks as confirmed by The Athletic’s David Ubben. Additionally, multiple sources have report…
Tennessee picked up its third receiver commitment of the 2020 class Wednesday when Venice, Florida’s Malachi Wideman flipped his commitment from Florida State to Tennessee.
Tennessee enters the early signing day having signed 21 players to its 2020 class. The Vols open the day with the nation's No. 14 class due to their 12 four-star recruits and 8 three-star recruits.
Lester McClain spent hours of his childhood serving as a civil rights protestor in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee.