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#23 Tennessee at #24/25 Florida preview

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No. 23 Tennessee opens SEC play against conference rival No. 24/25 Florida on Saturday with a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff on CBS at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Brad Nessler (play-by-play) and Gary Danielson (analyst) will be in the booth and Allie LaForce will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast…MORE


Lady Vols Branding Measures Press Conference Transcript

STATEMENT FROM TENNESSEE VICE CHANCELLOR/DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS JOHN CURRIE “Thank you very much for being here today. “Since I returned to Knoxville last spring, hardly a week has passed that someone has not asked me or shared their personal feelings, insight or opinions on the 2014 decision to minimize the use of the Lady Vols…MORE


Currie, Davenport Announce Lady Vols Branding Measures

“We are committed to restoring the visibility of the Lady Vol brand and showing it the reverence it deserves so our Tennessee family can move forward, more united, to blaze new trails of excellence.” Tennessee Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics John Currie and UT Knoxville Chancellor Dr. Beverly Davenport have committed to restore visibility of the…MORE


Fans Encouraged to Plan Ahead for Travel to Florida-Tennessee

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, fans traveling to Saturday’s Florida-Tennessee game are encouraged to plan ahead due to heavy traffic, high waters and gas shortages around the Gainesville area. Saturday’s game is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, Sept. 16. Heavy congestion is expected on the roads and fans are encouraged to leave early to avoid delays. Fans…MORE


Vol Report: Jones Looking for Discipline, Fast Start in Road Test

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The 23rd-ranked Tennessee football team continued its preparations for Saturday’s game at No. 24/25 Florida on Wednesday at Haslam Field. Head Coach Butch Jones met with members of the media for the final time before the Vols meet the Gators at 3:30 p.m. on CBS. Tennessee and Florida will meet for the 47th time in the series and for…MORE


Vol Report: UT Excited to Open SEC Play at Florida

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – With the SEC opener looming, players and coaches for No. 23 Tennessee expressed their excitement to take on No. 24 Florida on Saturdayafternoon during Tuesday’s media availability at the Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio. “All I can say is, really in a nutshell, these are the reasons, these are the games that you come to…MORE


Tennessee at Florida to be played as scheduled Sat at 3:30pm ET

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (September 12, 2017) – The Tennessee at Florida football game, slated for Saturday at 3:30 pm ET at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, will be played in Gainesville as scheduled, the SEC Office announced Tuesday. “The University of Florida has been diligent in assessing the impact of Hurricane Irma on the Gainesville community and has made a thoughtful decision in…MORE


Vol Report: Tennessee Begins Prep for Florida; Special Teams Continue to Shine

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The No. 23-ranked Tennessee football team began preparation for No. 24/25 Florida on Monday as head coach Butch Jones and several student-athletes met with members of the media before an afternoon practice. Tennessee (2-0, 0-0 SEC) and Florida (0-1, 0-0 SEC) will meet for the 47th time on Saturday, with kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. ET at Ben Hill Griffin…MORE


Ty Chandler Named SEC Freshman of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Tennessee freshman running back Ty Chandler was named the SEC Freshman of the Week by the Southeastern Conference office on Monday. In the Vols’ 42-7 win over Indiana State on Saturday at Neyland Stadium, Chandler returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown to put the Vols up 7-0 just 14:46 into the game. It marked the first time…MORE


#25/21 Vols Down Indiana State, 42-7, in Home Opener

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The #25/21-ranked Tennessee Volunteers led from the first play to the last in a 42-7 victory over Indiana State on Saturday in the home opener at Neyland Stadium. “Today was a good win,” head coach Butch Jones said. “I’m really proud of our players. They showed some mental toughness. With the short turnaround, I thought they did a very…MORE

Vol Report: UT Prepares to Face Familiar Faces on Saturday

Vol Report: UT Prepares to Face Familiar Faces on Saturday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee head coach Butch Jones, along with three assistants and two student-athletes talked to media on Thursday at the Ray and Lucy Hand Studio and Haslam Field. After Thursday’s practice, just the second of the week following Monday night’s 42-41 double-overtime victory over Georgia Tech, Jones talked about how the No. 21/24-ranked Vols have put an extra emphasis on…MORE


Vol Report: Indiana State Week

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and UT student-athletes spoke to reporters at Wednesday’s press conference in the Ray and Lucy Hand Digital Studio. Jones discussed the No. 25/21 Vols’ thrilling 42-41, double-overtime win over Georgia Tech on Monday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. “First of all, I am very proud of the way our players fought back and their mentality,” Jones…MORE


Trevor Daniel named Ray Guy Award punter of the week

The Vols moved up three spots in the Coaches Poll to No. 21; Saturday’s Vol Walk will begin at 1:30 p.m. AUGUSTA, Ga. – After consistently flipping the field for the No. 21/25-ranked Tennessee football team in the Vols’ thrilling 42-41 double overtime victory over Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Monday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, redshirt senior punter…MORE


“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

“Breaking Thru With Elaina” Featuring Maren Morris

Elaina Smith is back with the second season of her award-winning podcast, Breaking Thru With Elaina, formerly titled Women Want to Hear Women. Elaina kicked off Season 2 with one of her favorite guests from Season 1 . . . the one and only Maren Morris. In addition to chatting with Maren about country radio,…


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