KINGSPORT, Tenn. — Butch Jones soon will turn his first Tennessee football team over to his strength and conditioning staff.
Butch Jones says his job is nonstop.
That sleepless night in December might seem like it was much more than five months ago to Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart.
First-year Tennessee coach Butch Jones is reminded every day when he steps into the Volunteers' football complex he's no longer at Central Michigan or Cincinnati.
KNOXVILLE — Instead of heading south toward his hometown, former Tennessee cornerback Daniel Gray is trekking nearly 1,800 miles west.
As the calendar turns from April to May, college football coaches trade headsets and whistles for suits and Sharpies.
KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee basketball puzzle pieces appeared to be completely settled in their places.
KNOXVILLE - Point guard Trae Golden is transferring from Tennessee's basketball program.
KNOXVILLE — Jordan Cornish delivered the good news to Tennessee basketball coach Cuonzo Martin on Monday night.
KNOXVILLE — Guard Travon Landry from Madison, Ala., has been released from his national letter of intent with the Tennessee basketball program.
KNOXVILLE — Orlando Brown did the giving on his 17th birthday.
KNOXVILLE — Though he's a 6-foot-6, 323-pound offensive tackle, Ja'Wuan James exudes an unassuming personality.
KNOXVILLE — Pat Summitt's role as the University of Tennessee women's basketball program's head coach emeritus will continue.
KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee has given athletic director Dave Hart a one-year contract extension through 2018.
KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee might not have made the biggest splash in December when it hired Cincinnati's Butch Jones as its new football coach.
KNOXVILLE — The papers were printed and probably lying near the fax machine with a pen not too far away.
KNOXVILLE — Two former Tennessee football players were taken in the final four rounds of the NFL draft Saturday.
KNOXVILLE — The calendar still says April, but Tennessee already has 11 players committed to its 2014 football recruiting class.
KNOXVILLE - The papers were printed and probably lying near the fax machine with a pen not too far away.
KNOXVILLE — Justin Hunter learned his NFL draft fate quickly Friday night.
KNOXVILLE — Three rounds, three draft picks for the Tennessee Volunteers.
KNOXVILLE — Justin Hunter learned his NFL draft fate quickly on Friday night.
KNOXVILLE — The wait for Cordarrelle Patterson extended late into Thursday night.
KNOXVILLE — The University of Tennessee wasted little time in finding a replacement for an important position inside its football program.
KNOXVILLE — The Big Orange is expected to make its return to the big stage at the NFL draft.
KNOXVILLE — As he left the field after capping a surprising spring surge with a 101-yard Orange and White Game rushing performance Saturday, Tennessee tailback Alden Hill wanted an immediate assessment.
KNOXVILLE — When pressed about who'd he pick to be his starting quarterback if Tennessee had a real game to play, Butch Jones said he needed more time.
KNOXVILLE — An elevated stage, built for an in-house deejay, stood in the northeast tunnel of Neyland Stadium, barely 15 yards from one of the checkerboards end zones.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's offense scored one touchdown in Saturday's Orange and White Game.
KNOXVILLE — The offseason numbers game for the Tennessee men's basketball program edged closer to a solution Saturday.
KNOXVILLE — An elevated stage, built for in-house deejay, stood in the northeast tunnel of Neyland Stadium, barely 15 yards from one of the checkerboards end zones.
KNOXVILLE — For Tennessee's new football coaching staff and the players, this afternoon's Orange and White Game serves as both a dress rehearsal and a culmination of more than a month of work.
KNOXVILLE — John Jancek went into his first spring practice as Tennessee's defensive coordinator prepared to adjust on the fly.
KNOXVILLE — Mike Bajakian paused, then assigned a number as an answer to the question.
KNOXVILLE — A couple of offseason surgical procedures made Antonio "Tiny" Richardson a very large spectator for Tennessee's spring practices.
KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee basketball program's 2013 recruiting class added another member on Wednesday, the first day of the late signing period.
KNOXVILLE — With the other half of Tennessee’s two-tailback tandem missing, there’s more of a burden on Rajion Neal.
KNOXVILLE — The spring-practice portion of Tennessee's quarterback competition is nearing its end, and Nathan Peterman is looking to make the most of the final week.
KNOXVILLE — Justin Coleman found himself in a familiar situation.
KNOXVILLE — With the full-speed 11-on-11 work completed, Pig Howard took the stage at Neyland Stadium at the conclusion of Tennessee's football scrimmage Saturday afternoon.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's defense spent most of Saturday afternoon with its back against the wall.
KNOXVILLE — One of the Tennessee basketball program's offseason questions was answered Saturday, when Jordan McRae announced he would return for his senior season.
KNOXVILLE — Marlin Lane's absence has Tennessee's otherwise settled situation at tailback in flux.
KNOXVILLE — Peyton Manning had spoken with new Tennessee football coach Butch Jones multiple times on the phone, but the Volunteers' quarterback legend didn't have a chance to see the program up close under its new management until this week.
KNOXVILLE - Peyton Manning had spoken with new Tennessee football coach Butch Jones multiple times on the phone, but the Volunteers' quarterback legend didn't have a chance to see to program up close as it began rebuilding under new management until this week.
KNOXVILLE — After missing last spring practice, Tennessee defensive end Corey Miller is using this one to make up for lost time.
KNOXVILLE — Mark Elder's title indicates he is Tennessee's special-teams coordinator, but he hardly handles football's third phase on his own.
KNOXVILLE - After Tennessee finished Thursday morning's practice with only four healthy scholarship receivers, all Zach Azzanni could do was shake his head and count them on his hand.
KNOXVILLE — The voice has become a staple of Tennessee's football practices.
KNOXVILLE — There's one open spot on Tennessee's offensive line.