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.

Analysis: Grading the Vols at midseason

Published Oct. 16 2018

Midway through the college football regular season, Tennessee is 3-3. Top-ranked Alabama comes to Neyland Stadium on Saturday, but the...

How Phillip Fulmer evaluates Vols football after six games

Published Oct. 16 2018

Jarrett Guarantano stood against a brick wall outside a victorious Tennessee locker room at Jordan-Hare Stadium on the Auburn campus...

Vols' Jeremy Pruitt suggests cut blocks be reviewed like targeting

Published Oct. 15 2018

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt suggested Monday that blocks like the one that ended Jonathan Kongbo's season on Saturday should be...

Jauan Jennings grateful for second chance at Tennessee

Published Oct. 15 2018

Jeremy Pruitt's view of Jauan Jennings seems to align with how many Tennessee fans view the redshirt junior receiver.

Vols receivers did 'heck of a job' sparking Tennessee upset of Auburn

Published Oct. 14 2018

Tennessee's passing game was unstoppable on third down Saturday.

Vols' upset of Auburn provides hope for Pruitt's program

Published Oct. 13 2018

Tennessee's passing game and pass rush helped the Vols to a major upset Saturday.

Vols football notebook: OC Tyson Helton moves to sideline to call plays

Published Oct. 13 2018

Jeremy Pruitt thinks a new vantage point made a difference for Tennessee's offensive coordinator.

Vols football: Bits and pieces

Published Oct. 13 2018

Analysis and scoring details from Tennessee's win at Auburn on Saturday.

Live coverage: Tennessee vs. Auburn

Published Oct. 13 2018

Tennessee vs. Auburn college football game results as they happen.

Vols' Trey Smith: 'I've got to do better myself'

Published Oct. 12 2018

Offensive line play will be crucial to Tennessee's chances Saturday at Auburn.

Game-day preview: Tennessee at Auburn

Published Oct. 12 2018

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

Jeremy Pruitt's familiarity with Auburn's scheme runs deep

Published Oct. 11 2018

Each step along Jeremy Pruitt's coaching journey has pitted him against offensive-minded Gus Malzahn.


Why Baylen Buchanan is poised for a bigger role in Tennessee's secondary

Published Oct. 10 2018

Defensive shifts are likely to challenge some Vols more than others.

Vols notes: Why Jeremy Pruitt appreciates Auburn's defensive coordinator

Published Oct. 10 2018

At age 33, Jeremy Pruitt was three years in to an assistant coaching job at Alabama's Hoover High School.

Is Auburn vulnerable enough for Tennessee to pull an upset?

Published Oct. 10 2018

Auburn beat writer Josh Vitale joins this week's "Vols Beat" podcast to break down what's troubling the Tigers and weigh...

Vols notebook: Daniel Bituli praises J.J. Peterson's eagerness to learn

Published Oct. 9 2018

He arrived out of shape, but freshman linebacker J.J. Peterson is making strides

Tennessee offensive line still trying build unity, consistency

Published Oct. 9 2018

Jeremy Pruitt rattled off a couple of points of rationale Monday to explain the substandard play of Tennessee's offensive line...

Jeremy Pruitt still has great respect for Auburn's defensive front [video]

Published Oct. 8 2018

The moderator thanked Jeremy Pruitt for his time Monday, officially bringing the Tennessee football coach's weekly news conference to an...

Trevon Flowers' broken collarbone may mean bigger role for Todd Kelly Jr.

Published Oct. 8 2018

An injury to one of the youngest contributors on Tennessee's defense could crack the door for one of the Volunteers'...

UT running back Ty Chandler's play makes case for increased touches

Published Oct. 7 2018

Among the Vols' primary running backs, only Ty Chandler has shown the ability to turn an ordinary play into a...