There won’t be a single aspect of Josh Heupel’s first year at Tennessee under a microscope more than his quarterback room. The biggest selling point of Heupel’s hire was his ability to develop quarterbacks, an area that Tennessee football has been sorely lacking for years.
Former University of Texas linebacker Juwan Mitchell announced Monday his intent to transfer to Tennessee’s program under first season head coach Josh Heupel.
Tennessee wide receiver Josh Palmer was taken No. 77 overall by the Los Angeles Chargers in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft. Palmer is the 39th Vol wide receiver to be taken in the draft, and he joins former teammates Juan Jennings and Marquez Callaway in the NFL.
USC defensive lineman Caleb Tremblay has committed to Tennessee, he announced Thursday on Twitter. The decision comes less than a week after Tremblay entered the transfer portal.
Tennessee football completed its spring season with the 2021 Orange & White Game Saturday afternoon. In Josh Heupel’s first real game action at UT, his new offense looked promising, as Team Orange defeated Team White 42-37.
Three-star OLB Elijah Herring has committed to play football at Tennessee, he announced Wednesday on Twitter. He is Josh Heupel’s first commitment of the 2022 class.
Tennessee’s offensive line was one of the Vols’ largest reasons for optimism entering the 2020 season. Tennessee returned all five starters from a solid unit a season ago while adding Georgia transfer Cade Mays.
Trey Smith earned a plethora of honors in his four seasons as a starting offensive lineman at Tennessee. Smith, who graduated from Tennessee in December of 2020 with a degree in sports and recreation management, was a member of the Freshman All SEC team, a two time First Team All SEC selecti…
Under first year head coach Josh Heupel, Tennessee opened its eighth spring practice to the public. The Vols worked for just under three hours Saturday as they continue to move closer to the Orange and White game on April 24.
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’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.