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 […]

Tennessee’s Class of 2018…

  Not Bad Considering the Circumstances By Alex Norman First things first… the sky is not falling. Did Tennessee get a top 10 recruiting class?  No.  When all is said the done, this class likely falls in that 18th to 22nd range nationally, and around 8th in the conference. Were there disappointments on National Signing […]

Your Guide to National Signing Day

By Alex Norman It is an unofficial holiday for football fans across the country. National Signing Day… when grown adults sit on pins and needles as they wait for teenagers they probably will never meet to decide where they will attend college. This year NSD is on Wednesday, February 7th. I’m still waiting for the […]

Super Bowl LII Preview

By Alex Norman On Sunday the New England Patriots will play the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII (that’s Super Bowl 52 for you non-Romans out there). You may or may not know much about the NFL, but you don’t want to be the guy that says “Hey is that Tom Brady?” at the Super […]