David Cobb (Reporter, Photographer)

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David Cobb has covered University of Tennessee athletics for the Times Free Press since April 2017 after joining the the TFP in 2015 to launch the newspaper's outdoors beat. He previously covered Tennessee athletics for the Knoxville News Sentinel and other outlets. Cobb also spent time covering the St. Louis Cardinals for MLB.com in 2015. He lives in Knoxville with his wife, Sarah Jane, who is a television reporter for Knoxville's CBS affiliate. Both are University of Tennessee graduates. He is originally from Memphis, where he remains a weekly radio guest on Sports 56 WHBQ.

Jazmine Massengill is a Chattanooga pioneer for the Lady Vols

Published Nov. 4 2018

They have come from Cleveland, Calhoun, Ducktown, Etowah, Winchester and Decatur.

Vols unimpressive against Charlotte on homecoming

Published Nov. 4 2018

The visions of a comforting blowout win on homecoming faded on Tennessee's first series.

Notebook: Vols' Alontae Taylor tossed for targeting again

Published Nov. 4 2018

First-year Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt has expressed curiosity publicly about refereeing protocols.


Vols football: Bits and pieces

Published Nov. 4 2018

Analysis and scoring details from Tennessee's win against Charlotte on Saturday.

Game-day preview: Tennessee vs. Charlotte

Published Nov. 2 2018

Here are some things to know about Tennessee's game against Charlotte on Saturday.

Jeremy Pruitt, Vols introspective as bowl eligibility battle continues with Charlotte's visit

Published Nov. 2 2018

Drew Richmond did not have to ponder the question long.

Jeremy Pruitt sees progress in Vols' offensive line

Published Nov. 1 2018

The line's improved play came as the Vols grappled with the loss of starting left tackle Trey Smith.

Coach Rick Barnes finds plenty to critique in Vols' 87-48 exhibition win

Published Oct. 31 2018

No one was safe from Rick Barnes' quick hook in Tennessee's exhibition opener.

The 1998 Vols jumped to No. 1 after win over UAB

Published Oct. 31 2018

Editor's note: This is the eighth story in a series reflecting on the 1998 Tennessee football team that finished 13-0...

Jauan Jennings, Ty Chandler among 'banged up' Vols

Published Oct. 31 2018

The health of two key Tennessee offensive players appears to be in question this week.

Carlin Fils-aime 'just happy' to help Vols, honestly

Published Oct. 30 2018

Carlin Fils-aime used the word "honestly" a couple of times Tuesday as he broke down his improbably prominent role in...

Vols' Admiral Schofield and Kyle Alexander have come far together

Published Oct. 30 2018

One day three years ago, Kyle Alexander punched in the address for a restaurant on his cell phone — Admiral...

Why Jeremy Pruitt thinks the SEC should invest in more cameras

Published Oct. 29 2018

Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt has an idea for what the Southeastern Conference should do with some of its excess...

Trey Smith doesn't want pity about his uncertain football future

Published Oct. 28 2018

Tennessee players spoke reverently of Smith after Saturday's loss.

Tennessee squanders lead at South Carolina, loses 27-24

Published Oct. 28 2018

Tennessee hosts Charlotte next week

Vols football: Bits and pieces

Published Oct. 28 2018

Analysis and scoring details from Tennessee's loss at South Carolina on Saturday.

Live coverage: Tennessee vs. South Carolina

Published Oct. 27 2018

Tennessee vs. South Carolina college football game results as they happen.

Can the Vols add their second SEC road win this month?

Published Oct. 26 2018

Winning at South Carolina at night is no easy feat, first-year Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt noted this week.

Game-day preview: Tennessee at South Carolina

Published Oct. 26 2018

Here are some things to know about Tennessee's game at South Carolina on Saturday.

Vols have options at left tackle in Trey Smith's indefinite absence

Published Oct. 25 2018

Tennessee must shuffle its offensive line again ahead of Saturday night's game at South Carolina.