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Butch Jones: 2016 class will 'rival' Vols' elite recruiting classes

Published Aug. 27 2016

The players from Tennessee's 2016 signing class have yet to take their first snaps for the Volunteers, but coach Butch...

Barnett perfect for role as 'enforcer' on Vols defense

Published Aug. 26 2016

Two plays from the first half of Tennessee's win against Georgia last October define Derek Barnett.

Croom could be 'mismatch problem' for defenses

Published Aug. 25 2016

Jason Croom, a fifth-year senior, will make his debut as a tight end a week from today when ninth-ranked Tennessee...

Experience helps Quinten Dormady maintain Vols' backup QB role

Published Aug. 24 2016

KNOXVILLE — Jarrett Guarantano very well could be the quarterback of Tennessee's future.

Quality over quantity: Azzanni excited by Vols' talent at receiver

Published Aug. 24 2016

With a little more than a week until the season opener, Zach Azzanni feels five or six of his Tennessee...

Preseason top-10 rankings 'just hype right now' to Tennessee Vols

Published Aug. 23 2016

For the first time since 2005, Tennessee will enter a football season ranked in the top 10.

Tennessee's Jalen Reeves-Maybin won't 'hold back' despite health uncertainty

Published Aug. 23 2016

Jalen Reeves-Maybin declared himself ready to go for his senior season at Tennessee, but the star linebacker continues to wonder...

Tennessee will pay Dave Hart three-fourths salary after retirement

Published Aug. 22 2016

The University of Tennessee will pay outgoing athletic director Dave Hart $645,454 after his retirement begins at the end of...

Vols' 'Dynamic' Warrior surges at safety

Published Aug. 22 2016

It's possible no Tennessee football player helped himself more in the first preseason scrimmage than freshman safety Nigel Warrior.

Vols still determining Jonathan Kongbo's role on defensive line

Published Aug. 21 2016

Jonathan Kongbo will make his much-anticipated Tennessee football debut in 11 days when the Volunteers open the season against Appalachian...

Vols sorting through O-line options after Chance Hall's injury

Published Aug. 20 2016

Just when the competition for Tennessee's starting offensive tackle spots was coming into focus, an injury made the picture crystal...

Emmanuel Moseley creating separation in corner competition

Published Aug. 20 2016

Tennessee's secondary doesn't appear to be entirely settled with the season opener only a dozen days away, but one preseason...

Rashaan Gaulden making most of return to old position

Published Aug. 19 2016

It's been a week of practice since Tennessee defensive back Rashaan Gaulden's old position became his new position, and his...

Dave Hart's Tennessee tenure defined by prioritized progress

Published Aug. 19 2016

In five years as Tennessee's athletic director, Dave Hart became a polarizing figure and a lightning rod of criticism for...

Vols' Alexis Johnson working his way back into program

Published Aug. 19 2016

Alexis Johnson is nearing a return to Tennessee's football team.

Butch Jones grateful for Dave Hart's role in rebuild

Published Aug. 19 2016

Two weeks before opening his fourth season as Tennessee's head football coach, Butch Jones learned Thursday his boss is retiring...

UTimeline: Key dates in Hart's tenure as Vols AD

Published Aug. 19 2016

A timeline of key dates in Dave Hart's tenure as athletic director at the University of Tennessee:

Tennessee offensive tackle Hall expected to miss 4-6 weeks

Published Aug. 18 2016

Tennessee offensive tackle Chance Hall has had arthroscopic knee surgery and is expected to miss four to six weeks.

Dave Hart: 'It was just the right time' for retirement decision

Published Aug. 18 2016

Dave Hart on his decision to retire as Tennessee's athletic director: "Sometimes you just know when it's time."

Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart announces retirement

Published Aug. 18 2016

Tennessee announced Thursday that athletic director Dave Hart will retire effective June 30, 2017.

Michael Szerszen helps Vols improve explosiveness

Published Aug. 18 2016

Throughout the offseason, Butch Jones made it clear Tennessee needed to be a more explosive football team to chase loftier...


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New defensive coordinator Bob Shoop challenging safeties

Published Aug. 17 2016

UT safeties are competing in heated practices daily under new defensive coordinator Bob Shoop.

Fifth-year Vols know 'where this program came from'

Published Aug. 17 2016

The four players left from former Vols' coach Derek Dooley's tenure know the program has come a long way.