Like much of its roster, Tennessee’s running back room was hit with transfers this offseason as sophomore Eric Gray transferred to Oklahoma and senior Ty Chandler transferred to North Carolina.
Tennessee linebacker Aaron Beasley has been suspended indefinitely due to allegations of animal abuse on a kitten.
Tennessee’s football team opened its first spring practice under new head coach Josh Heupel last week. As the Vols get into full pads this week, let’s take a look at a few important areas in Heupel’s first 15 practices as UT’s head coach.
The Tennessee football team is shutting down its facility and pausing all team activities after multiple players and staff members tested positive in the most recent round of COVID-19 testing.
Three Tennessee football players were arrested on charges of simple possession, unlawful drug paraphernalia and juvenile incident Tuesday evening at Stokely Hall, according to Friday’s UT police crime log.
Tennessee head football coach Josh Heupel introduced his inaugural defensive staff to the local media today as all five of the Vols’ defensive coaches met with the media.
The termination of head coach Jeremy Pruitt in mid January left a lot of questions for the Tennessee football program. Amongst the uncertainty, many players entered the transfer portal, opting to finish their college career away from Knoxville. Senior cornerback Alontae Taylor was one of the…
On the same day Josh Heupel reportedly tabbed Tim Banks, his defensive coordinator, Tennessee’s 27th head coach officially announced his first offensive staff, bringing four coaches with him from UCF.
Over three weeks after Josh Heupel was named Tennessee's 27th head coach, the Vols finally have a defense coordinator with Heupel poaching Penn State co-defensive coordinator Tim Banks.
Tennessee football coach Josh Heupel has been on Rocky Top for almost a week, and the Vols’ new hire joined Vol Network for “Vol Calls” Monday night.
Jeremy Pruitt wasn't the only university employee that was ousted due to the internal and NCAA investigation into football recruiting violations. Tennessee terminated outside linebackers coach Shelton Felton's and inside linebackers coach Brian Niedermeyer's contracts with cause while five o…
Former Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt was fired last week, along with several other members of the football coaching staff, after Level I and Level II NCAA recruiting violations allegedly occurred.
The climate of Tennessee football has changed drastically in the past few weeks. The firing of head coach Jeremy Pruitt and several other staff members for Level I recruiting violations prompted reactions among current student athletes and recruits alike in relation to their status with the …
When Tennessee fired its head football coach Jeremy Pruitt and nine other assistant coaches on Jan. 18, the situation unearthed several questions about the timeline of his firing. How was the letter of termination prepared so fast? When was the first violation reported? Who was the first source?
It’s been a tumultuous time to be a Tennessee Vols fan the past few weeks. Not only did the university announce the firing of football coach Jeremy Pruitt following an investigation into potential recruiting violations, UT’s athletic director, Phillip Fulmer, also announced his retirement.
When Donde Plowman announced Jeremy Pruitt’s termination due to NCAA violations the UTK chancellor called it “a dark day,” painting a gloomy outlook for the Vols’ football program moving forward.
The firing of Tennessee’s former head football coach Jeremy Pruitt presents the university with a handful of legal challenges, which may not be fully resolved until the NCAA’s investigation is complete, whenever that may be.
On Jan. 18, former UT head football coach Jeremy Pruitt received a termination letter signed by Chancellor Donde Plowman and Vice Chancellor and former Director of Athletics Philip Fulmer.
Tennessee has hired a new football coach. The university announced Wednesday morning that Josh Heupel will be the program’s next head football coach. Heupel will take over following the firing of Jeremy Pruitt on Jan. 18 for multiple Level 1 and Level 2 NCAA violations.
Just nine days after Tennessee terminated Jeremy Pruitt’s contract and director of athletics Phillip Fulmer retired, new athletic director Danny White introduced the Vols’ 27th head coach — Josh Heupel.
Just four days after being announced as Tennessee's newest director of athletics, Danny White made his most important hire, bringing UCF head coach Josh Heupel with him from Orlando to Knoxville.
After the departure of both Jeremy Pruitt and Phillip Fulmer earlier this week it looked like Tennessee may have to wait a while to find its newest head coach, even possibly giving interim coach Kevin Steele a full season in that role.
New Tennessee director of athletics Danny White isn’t a stranger to hiring football coaches -- he’s done it three times. He also isn’t new to starting a new job and immediately having to hire a new football coach -- he did it at UCF when he hired Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost to r…
Just three days after announcing the termination of head coach Jeremy Pruitt and the retirement of director of athletics Phillip Fulmer, Tennessee has named Fulmer’s successor, University of Central Florida athletic director Danny White.
Earlier this season, Jeremy Pruitt likened Tennessee football to the Titanic. With the boat's captain gone the passengers have started jumping overboard with four Vols' entering the transfer portal Wednesday.
Jeremy Pruitt and his lawyer have responded to his termination with cause, claiming it was unrighteous and a coordinated effort by members of the university's leadership.
On a tumultuous day in Knoxville, the University of Tennessee’s leadership met with the media about the internal investigation into recruiting violations within the football program that led to head coach Jeremy Pruitt’s firing Monday.
Tennessee has moved on from head football coach Jeremy Pruitt following a 16-19 record in three seasons and an internal investigation into recruiting violations.
A pair of Vols are leaving the Tennessee program with cornerback Bryce Thompson foregoing his senior season of eligibility to enter the 2021 NFL Draft, he announced on his Instagram.
Tennessee offensive line coach Will Friend is reportedly leaving Tennessee to join Shane Beamer’s new staff at South Carolina, FootballScoop first reported. Friend wasn’t the only Vol leaving the Tennessee program Tuesday as redshirt-sophomore quarterback J.T. Shrout has announced plans to e…
A day after accepting a bid to play in the 2020 AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Tennessee has backed out of the matchup with West Virginia due to positive COVID-19 tests within the Vols' program.
Tennessee’s 2020 regular season came to an end Saturday as the Vols dropped to 3-7 with a loss to Texas A&M. Despite the losing record, Tennessee’s season will end in a bowl game as the Vols will face West Virginia in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl.
Tennessee dropped its regular season finale Saturday, falling to No. 5 Texas A&M, 34-13. The win moves the Aggies to 8-1 and improves their college football playoff chances. Tennessee falls to 3-7 in the SEC only schedule.
On a disturbingly quiet day here in Knoxville, Tennessee football played what could be its last game of the 2020 season, hosting Texas A&M in Neyland. The Vols ended their regular season with a loss against the Aggies by a score of 34-13.
This season has been a tough one for Jeremy Pruitt and staff on Rocky Top and yesterday's news has not made the year any easier. First reported by Fox Sports Knoxville’s Trey Wallace, Pruitt and Tennessee allegedly find themselves at the center of a NCAA investigation regarding recruiting ir…
Tennessee football started off the year with high hopes but those aspirations have been unfounded through nine games. Despite starting the season with two strong wins, the Vols went on an embarrassing stretch of six defeats all by double digits. They finally got their third win but it came a…
Ahead of Saturday’s matchup with Texas A&M, the Daily Beacon talked with The Battalion's Assistant Sports Editor Jenny Streeter who broke down the Aggies and things to keep an eye on Saturday.