TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tennessee Volunteers look to end a few more streaks this Saturday in Tuscaloosa

Pig Howard and the offense celebrate his touchdown during the Vols upset victory over South Carolina on Saturday (Photo Credit: Rockytoptalk.com) Last Saturday the Tennessee Volunteers ended a long standing streak that dated back to late 2009 of losing to ranked opponents. This week, they’ll have the opportunity to end not just one streak, but four. While they Vols are surely riding...
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Tennessee Volunteers defense making the grade

Daniel McCullers sacks South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw in Saturday’s upset victory over the Gamecocks. (Photo Credit: usatoday.com) Last season Tennessee Volunteers head coach Derek Dooley thought it might be a good idea to change up Tennessee’s defensive scheme. Before the season came to its conclusion he was fired. While the Vols had one of the most lethal offenses in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama fans paint 'Roll Tide Roll,' more on Tennessee's 'The Rock'

You’d think that a treasured campus landmark like “The Rock” at Tennessee would be better protected in advance of the Vols’ “Third Saturday in October” matchup with Alabama. Alas, before UT student fans could paint the rock this week, they were beaten to it by their Crimson Tide counterparts. Three pro-Alabama phrases are written on a big crimson splotch taking up most...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones has Tennessee preparing to take on 'red team'

By Riley Blevins InsideTennessee.com Tennessee players scattered into lines covering the practice field just as they do every day. Once the lines were uniform, Butch Jones whistle shrieked. Red! players shouted in unison. The whistle blared again. Red! As players faced the media post-practice Tuesday, they discussed their upcoming game against the red team. Not Alabama. I...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama fan's groom's cake has elephant sitting on Tenn. player

Fun fact: Alabama fans like elephants on their cakes. A little while ago, we showed you this ridiculous birthday cake featuring an elephant with its nice houndstooth fedora — now we have a special Crimson Tide groom’s cake, although this one is a bit scarier. Just in time for the matchup with the Vols this week, this cake features an elephant sitting on a Tennessee football player...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football: Although excited about win, Vols know what lies ahead

Players celebrate their upset victory over No. 11 South Carolina Saturday afternoon with fans. (Photo Credit: timesfreepress) Saturday was a huge step in the right direction for first-year head coach Butch Jones’ Tennessee football team. With their first win over a top 25 opponent since 2009 it was clear to see Saturday this “Team 117,” has made major strides towards improving...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Football is Back

When a coach takes over a program with tradition, with a story, it is important that he puts his own signature on the program, to show that he’s capable of leading them. Butch Jones earned that right in the rain at Neyland Stadium today, as his Volunteers beat the 11th ranked South Carolina Gamecocks. It was the first time they had defeated a top-15 team since 2007, and for a program...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee WR Marquez North makes incredible one-handed catch on game-winning drive (GIF)

Tennessee Volunteers freshman wide receiver Marques North made an incredible one-handed catch with a South Carolina defender draped all over him during Saturday's 23-21 upset victory in Knoxville. The play came on 3rd and 10 from the Tennessee 35-yard line on the game's final drive with under three minutes left in the game. North caught the 39-yard pass from QB Justin...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marquez North's incredible catch sparks Tennessee

Justin Worley's pass to Marquez North is complete for 39 yards to the South Carolina 26 for a 1ST down. Still not sure how he made this catch, but he did. FTW has more visual proof. Bam. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return HomeFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
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Steve Spurrier takes a humorous shot at Tennessee Volunteers

Steve Spurrier took a shot at Tennessee on Thursday, stating that this marks his 14th time coaching in Neyland - more than some of their head coaches.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee and Virginia Tech are going to get PAID to play at BMS

"The Battle of Bristol" is going to be one glitzy event in 2016, when the legendary Bristol Motor Speedway hosts the Tennessee Volunteers and the Virginia Tech Hokies, in what will demolish the single game attendance record for a college football game (or any game for that matter). A sellout for this game will be 141,100 seats, but that figure will likely be even higher...
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Tennessee and Virginia Tech to play at NASCAR track in 2016

A new college football attendance record is primed to be set when the Tennessee Volunteers play the Virginia Tech Hokies at Bristol Motor Speedway in 2016. The half-mile race track, nestled between the two campuses in eastern Tennessee, boasts 158,000 seats, and it is completely plausible that everyone of them will be filled for this monumental game. Even if the game doesn'...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tempered Expectations: Tennessee and Vanderbilt

The SEC is a hard place to rebuild. Even if you have a top ten recruiting class, at least half of the teams above you will be teams in your conference. Every school has a rich heritage, and huge fanbases, with a huge media contract. To stand out, you have to have a big personality, and you have to win. With a school like Tennessee, the expectations are high, and the responsibilities...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dick Vitale rips Arian Foster

There were some strong reactions from the sports world earlier today when an excerpt from what was a four-hour interview with Arian Foster was released from the EPIX documentary “Schooled: The Price of College Sports.” Foster admitted to taking money while…Read more →
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September 20, 2013  |  Discuss
THEY GROW UP SO FAST

Meet Isaiah Stokes, the 6'7'', 225 lb. 8th grader

Don’t believe me when I say huge? Take a look at the picture. Stokes is the little brother of Tennessee basketball player Jarnell Stokes. Stokes is listed at 6’7, 225 lbs, which seems like a tiny advantage when compared to the kid he’s chasing in the picture below who looks to be around 5′, 140 lbs. Stokes is currently being recruited by Tennessee.
Via College Football Section
September 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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