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Tennessee coach Butch Jones says each position needs multiple 'starters'

Published Aug. 23 2017

Coach Butch Jones acknowledges that some position battles beyond the quarterback competition are still in progress as Tennessee inches closer...

Basketball Vols go 3-0 with fun experiences on Europe trip

Published Aug. 23 2017

Rick Barnes could have scheduled walk-throughs, shootarounds, video sessions and all the other things a Tennessee basketball road trip typically...

Vols receiver Josh Smith out with collarbone injury

Published Aug. 22 2017

Tennessee's wide receiver corps took a hit over the weekend when fifth-year senior Josh Smith suffered a collarbone injury in...


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Vols notebook: Coach Butch Jones is more focused on football than eclipse

Published Aug. 22 2017

East Tennessee and much of the country seemed to stop for an afternoon in observance of Monday's solar eclipse.

Two freshmen stand out in Tennessee secondary

Published Aug. 21 2017

Tennessee has the luxury of three experienced senior cornerbacks in a secondary that rivals the offensive line as the team's...

Vols coach Butch Jones unchanged despite growing unrest among fans

Published Aug. 20 2017

Some of the the bricks Butch Jones has been laying with the fan base in his "brick-by-brick" effort to rebuild...

Vols' offense may not be drastically different

Published Aug. 19 2017

The quarterback, starting running back, many of the wide receivers and the offensive coordinator are new for Tennessee this season.

Vols' freshman running backs 'like sponges' in learning

Published Aug. 18 2017

Tennessee running backs coach Robert Gillespie has been working with his three freshmen for less than a month — at...

Vols football's Wolf brothers share special moment

Published Aug. 17 2017

James Wolf jokes that if he had the rights to print apparel branded with the University of Tennessee logo at...

Vols still trying to identify offensive playmakers [video]

Published Aug. 16 2017

When Tennessee kicks off the season in less than three weeks against Georgia Tech at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Butch Jones knows...

Vols' Kyle Phillips still inspired by Tennessee State athletic director mom

Published Aug. 15 2017

Mom always knows best.

Vols taking time on quarterback decision

Published Aug. 14 2017

The Vols' Sept. 4 season opener against Georgia Tech at the Mercedes-Benz Dome in Atlanta is approaching with Jarrett Guarantano...

Freshman pushing Vols senior kicker in practice

Published Aug. 14 2017

Tennessee kicker Aaron Medley is entering his senior season with a 71 percent success rate on field-goal attempts in college...

Preseason pace quickens for Vols [video]

Published Aug. 12 2017

Butch Jones was still catching his breath when he walked to the side of Tennessee's primary practice field to talk...

Linemen nicked, but young backs, receivers developing fast for Vols

Published Aug. 11 2017

Tennessee's deep, veteran offensive line was supposed to be a stabilizing force for an otherwise young offense in 2017, and...

Vols notebook: Shoop expanding defensive line rotation, updates linebacker injuries

Published Aug. 11 2017

After first-year Tennessee defensive line coach Brady Hoke mentioned recently that he would like to rotate 10 ends and tackles...

Vols senior tight ends Ethan Wolf, Jakob Johnson still improving

Published Aug. 10 2017

Uncertainty about the schemes first-year offensive coordinator Larry Scott will use has Tennessee's tight ends optimistic about their chances for...

Vols may forgo scrimmage because of offensive-line injuries

Published Aug. 9 2017

Injuries on the offensive line could change Tennessee's practice plan for the rest of a week that coach Butch Jones...

McCallie offense a help for Vols' Colton Jumper from Baylor

Published Aug. 9 2017

The McCallie/Baylor high school football rivalry came up briefly after Tennessee's practice Tuesday night.

University of Tennessee creates Title IX office, appoints coordinator

Published Aug. 9 2017

The University of Tennessee in Knoxville announced Tuesday the creation of a Title IX office and the appointment of a...

Freshmen have chance to crack Vols' defensive-line rotation

Published Aug. 8 2017

The projected starters on Tennessee's defensive line bring plenty of intrigue to a team seeking to replace several productive players,...

Wiedmer: Vols football fans as loyal as they come

Published Aug. 6 2017

Welcome to the upper level of the University of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium. Section BB. Row 4. Seats 9-12.

Outdoor practice space expanding for football Vols

Published Aug. 6 2017

Neyland Stadium towers above the banks of the Tennessee River at the University of Tennessee, a longstanding bastion of college...