Jeremy Pruitt is a Work in Progress

By Alex Norman After the Orange & White Game was over, representatives of Tennessee’s football program met with the media.  And by representatives, I mean new head coach Jeremy Pruitt. No players, no assistant coaches… just Pruitt.  This creates its own set of problems…. But more on that in a second. Pruitt spoke with reporters […]

Fulmer Gets Contract Extension

By Alex Norman From the moment Phillip Fulmer was hired as Tennessee’s athletics director on December 1st, much-needed stability returned to the UT campus. So it wasn’t a surprise to learn that on April 19th, Fulmer received a contract extension that will keep him as the AD until 2021. “Phillip has been a great partner […]

Changes for Tennessee men’s basketball

  By Alex Norman Over the past couple of years, the off season was a welcome time in the world of Tennessee basketball.  From 2015-2017, the Vols didn’t play in the postseason, and frankly everyone was ready for a temporary break.  But that was before the 2017-2018 season, in which the Vols exceeded expectations, shared […]

The document dump sheds light on coaching search

  By Alex Norman Back on March 22nd, Tennessee announced that they had settled with now former athletics director John Currie on a contract buyout.  Currie, who had technically been suspended with pay since December 1st, would end up receiving $2.5 million for what amounted to eight months of work. Currie also oversaw the most […]

Vols at NFL Pro Day

  By Alex Norman After a couple of seasons in which the Tennessee Volunteers didn’t hear the name of one player called at the NFL Draft, the Vols were back in a big way in 2017. The Vols had six players picked in that draft.  Running back Alvin Kamara would be named AP offensive rookie […]

Vols/Lady Vols in the NCAA Tournament

  By Alex Norman The first day of the NCAA tournament was kind to Tennessee’s men’s and women’s basketball teams. On Thursday, March 15th, Admiral Schofield had 15 points and 12 rebounds as the 3rd seeded Vols pounded 14th seed Wright State 73-47 in Dallas. “Obviously we’re happy with the win and the fact that […]

The Vols Aren’t Done Yet

  By Alex Norman What a year it has been for Tennessee’s men’s basketball team. SEC regular season co-champions. As of press time, they had advanced to the semifinals of the SEC tournament. And you know what? They aren’t done yet. They made it to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2014, and […]

Keller Chryst chooses Vols, QB Competition Upcoming

By Alex Norman Heading into spring practice, Tennessee’s starting quarterback job looked to be signed, sealed and delivered for rising redshirt sophomore Jarrett Guarantano. Quinten Dormady announced that he was going to transfer instead of playing his senior season at Tennessee. Rising sophomore Will McBride got some playing time in 2017 when Guarantano was injured, […]

What is the Vols’ ceiling?

By Alex Norman In March, Tennessee’s men’s basketball team will play in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2014.  They also have a decent chance of winning the SEC tournament, something they haven’t done since 1979. Tennessee has swept their season series with Kentucky and Vanderbilt and beat Florida in their only regular […]

Butch Jones is STILL on the Jumbotron

  By Alex Norman   Back on November 12th, Tennessee fired Butch Jones as its head football coach.  Since then the Vols had seemingly hired a coach (Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano), only to see a fan revolt squelch that move. They offered the job to Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy, Purdue’s Jeff Brohm and […]