There were no catastrophic injuries for VFLs in the NFL in week seven, and one former Vol in particular had a record-setting performance on Monday Night Football.
Another week of the crazy 2021 college football season is behind us and with it came more upsets, wild endings and great performances.
TUSCALOOSA, AL – The Vols hung around for the first 45 minutes of the game even though they were not supposed to. Alabama was No. 4 in the nation and the Vols had not beat Alabama since 2006.
Each week, the two sports editors and football beat writers, Josh Lane and Ethan Stone, give their keys and predictions for Tennessee’s weekly matchup. It’s time for The Third Saturday in October, a tradition over 100 games old -- though it will happen on the fourth Saturday this year -- Ten…
It’s Alabama week for the Tennessee Volunteers and with that comes some extra excitement and fear from fans of the Big Orange. Coming off a heartbreaking loss to Ole Miss, the Vols (4-3) look to rebound against the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide (6-1) in Tuscaloosa Saturday night.
Ahead of Tennessee’s matchup with No. 4 Alabama, the Daily Beacon talked with The Crimson White’s Sports Editor Ashlee Woods who broke down the Crimson Tide and things to watch for Saturday in Tuscaloosa.
Former Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt’s lawyer, Michael Lyons, has set an ultimatum for the University of Tennessee: Reach a settlement with Pruitt by Oct. 29, or face a lawsuit with potentially devastating consequences for the athletic program.
NFL Sundays have been filled with top performances, domination and all-out effort from former Vols thus far. In week six, two Vols suffered injuries in scary situations that begin this normally upbeat report on a bleak note.
It is safe to say that this college football season has been one of the weirdest seasons in years. Week seven helped solidify this point, with more upsets and down to the wire finishes.
In of one of the wildest finishes possible, No. 13 Ole Miss spoiled the Vols’ best efforts at an upset Saturday night at Neyland Stadium. The Rebels held off the Vols, 31-26, but not before a controversial call and its aftermath threatened to end the game prematurely.
Popcorn, empty beer cans and game programs rained down on Neyland Stadium near the end of Tennessee's 31-26 loss to No. 13 Ole Miss Saturday night.
Each week, the two sports editors and football beat writers, Josh Lane and Ethan Stone, give their keys and predictions for Tennessee’s weekly matchup. This week, former Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin and the Ole Miss Rebels return to Knoxville for a pivotal mid-season matchup.
In this episode of Checkerboard Chat Josh Lane, Ethan Stone and Riley Thomas talk Tennessee’s recent victory against South Carolina, Lane Kiffin’s return to Knoxville and everything to know about Ole Miss.
Ahead of Tennessee’s week seven matchup against SEC West foe Ole Miss, The Daily Beacon sat down with The Daily Mississippian’s assistant sports editor, Ruby Draayer, to talk about Saturday’s potentially explosive matchup.
A special kind of buzz is in Knoxville’s air this week. The Tennessee Volunteers (4-2), coming off of two SEC blowout-wins, are preparing to face former head coach Lane Kiffin’s 13th-ranked Ole Miss Rebels (4-1) Saturday night in a sold-out, checker-boarded Neyland Stadium. This is the first…
Marshall Walker was present at the unveiling of four statues honoring historic Tennessee trailblazers in front of Neyland Stadium on Sept. 2, 2021.
Saturday will mark 4,295 days since former Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin packed up and skipped town in the middle of the night of Jan. 12, 2010.
Tennessee was gunning for its second consecutive 60-point showing last Saturday against South Carolina, but they collapsed in the second half and nearly blew the game. Despite the stumble, the Vols still handled the Gamecocks 45-20 for their second SEC win of the season.
Week six of college football was perhaps one of the most exciting weekends of football in recent years.
Tennessee redshirt sophomore and defensive back Brandon Turnage has been named the SEC’s Defensive Player of the Week following his effort in the Vols’ 45-20 win over South Carolina Saturday.
Tennessee football picked up right where it left off last Saturday against Mizzou in the first half of their week six matchup with South Carolina. The Vols went into halftime with a dominating 38-7 lead.
Tennessee at one point led South Carolina by 5 touchdowns in the second quarter. It seemed like a lock that the Vols would cruise to their second consecutive 38-point win, and maybe even push a 50-60 point showing. But, that didn’t happen.
Each week, the two sports editors and football beat writers, Josh Lane and Ethan Stone, give their keys and predictions for Tennessee’s weekly matchup. This week, the Vols host South Carolina for first time since 2019.
Ahead of Tennessee’s matchup with South Carolina, the Daily Beacon talked with The Daily Gamecock’s Co-Sports Editor Michael Sauls who broke down the Gamecocks and things to keep an eye on, on Saturday.
Tennessee football finally played a complete game last Saturday on the road against Missouri, coming away with a 62-24 victory. The Vols (3-2) gained 683 yards of offense, including 458 on the ground. With all that being said, “Vol Calls” this week was especially high spirited.
Tennessee football announced on Twitter Wednesday that it will be reviving black alternate jerseys for Saturday’s return home against South Carolina.
South Carolina is one of Tennessee’s longest-tenured rivals. The Vols have been playing the Gamecocks since 1903 across three different conferences — Southern, Atlantic Coast and Southeastern.
Tennessee opened the 2020 season in Columbia, South Carolina, by squeaking out a 31-27 win. Josh Palmer caught a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter and Tennessee caught a break on special teams in the end, as the Gamecock’s comeback fell just short. The Vols are looking to keep the bal…
Tennessee’s football’s week five victory was among the most dominant in the last 50 years for the Vols. Tennessee’s 62-point performance featured the Vols’ highest score since dropping 63 against Missouri in 2016 – all as 3-point underdogs.
In week five of college football, several SEC teams had their first real tests, some passed and some failed. Week five also brought another week of top-25 teams getting upset.
Three Vols earned weekly honors after Tennessee’s 62-24 route of Missouri on Saturday. Starting right tackle Cade Mays was named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week, running back Len’Neth Whitehead was named Co-Freshman of the Week and starting quarterback Hendon Hooker was named a Manning…
The Tennessee football team traveled to Columbia, Missouri, looking for its first conference win of the season. The Vols accomplished just that, defeating the Tigers 62-24 in dominating fashion Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Ahead of Tennessee’s matchup with Missouri, The Daily Beacon talked with The Maneater’s football beat writer and Sports Editor, Kyle Pinnell.
It’s Missouri week for the Tennessee Volunteers (2-2) and with that comes yet another “Vol Calls” Wednesday night. This week, head coach Josh Heupel broke down what went wrong and what went right in the Vols 38-14 loss to Florida last Saturday and then talked play calling, targeting, and the…
Four weeks into the college football season, we have a good idea of how teams are stacking up, but this weekend gave teams the chance to prove themselves, and most passed the test.
The Vols led Florida for seven minutes in the second quarter. JaVonta Payton had just caught a 75-yard touchdown pass from Hendon Hooker, and signs were trending in the right direction for the Vols to pull of their first win at the Swamp since 2003.
Ahead of Saturday’s matchup with Florida, the Daily Beacon talked with the Alligator’s football beat writer, Michael Hull, who broke down the Gators and things to keep an eye on this Saturday.