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Tennessee Announces Resignation of Mike Vollmar

Tennessee Announces Resignation of Mike Vollmar

The University of Tennessee announced this evening the resignation of Senior Associate Athletic Director Mike Vollmar. Vollmar, a veteran of 29 years in college athletics, joined UT in 2013 and was responsible for oversight of the Tennessee football program as a member of the athletic department executive staff. “I want to thank Dave Hart for…

Vols Basketball Announce Signing of Yves Pons

Vols Basketball Announce Signing of Yves Pons

Head coach Rick Barnes announced an international addition to the Tennessee basketball program Wednesday, as Yves Pons (pronounced: EEV PAHNS) has signed a National Letter of Intent to enroll at the University of Tennessee. An exact enrollment date has not been set for the 6-6, 210-pound wing from Fuveau, France, as Pons plans to play with the…

Derrick Walker Signs with Vols Hoops

Derrick Walker Signs with Vols Hoops

Head coach Rick Barnes announced Wednesday that 6-8, 250-pound forward Derrick Walker is joining the Tennessee basketball family, as Walker has signed a National Letter of Intent to enroll at the University of Tennessee. Walker, who hails from Kansas City, Missouri, plans to enroll at UT this summer. He will be a freshman for the Volunteers starting…

UT commit Ollie Lane from Gibbs HS joined the EA Show

UT commit Ollie Lane from Gibbs HS joined the EA Show

Gibbs high school offensive lineman Ollie Lane joined Erik Ainge and Brian Rice on The Erik Ainge Show on Wednesday to discuss his new commitment to the University of Tennessee football team for the 2018 class. Listen to that entire interview below.

Baseball Preview: Vols host #10 Auburn (Thu-Sat)

Baseball Preview: Vols host #10 Auburn (Thu-Sat)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee returns home to Rocky Top and continues Southeastern Conference play this week, hosting the No. 10-ranked Auburn Tigers for a three-game series from Thursday, April 13 – Saturday, April 15 at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. The Volunteers (17-13, 3-9 SEC) enter the weekend matchup having taken two of three games against No. 7…

Lady Vol signees in Jordan Brand Classic

Lady Vol signees in Jordan Brand Classic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s quartet of women’s basketball signees will make stop number two on the postseason all-star game tour on April 14, participating in the Jordan Brand Classic at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. The 16th annual Jordan Brand Classic, presented by American Family Insurance, is slated to begin Friday at 1 p.m. No…

Vols Usher In Week Four of Spring Ball

Vols Usher In Week Four of Spring Ball

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee began its penultimate week of spring workouts on Tuesday, running through nearly two hours of work on a warm afternoon at Haslam Field. With 10 of 15 scheduled spring practices now complete and some Vols nursing bumps and bruises, head coach Butch Jones emphasized the importance of the spring period in establishing his team’s…

Coleman, Gatlin to be honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

Coleman, Gatlin to be honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame announced Christian Coleman and #VFL Justin Gatlin as honorees at their 51st Induction Banquet. Coleman was named the 2017 Amateur Male Athlete of the Year for the second straight year. Gatlin attended Tennessee from 2000-02 and was honored as the 2017 Professional Male Athlete of the Year. The two Tennessee sprinters…

Video: Erik Ainge breaks down a play from ’07 UK game on QB Meetings

Video: Erik Ainge breaks down a play from ’07 UK game on QB Meetings

Check out the 5th edition of QB Meetings with Erik Ainge presented by LCUB, Amerigas and Heritage Propane! On this video, Erik breaks down the 2-point conversion in the 2007 Tennessee/Kentucky game. Watch the latest show below and find out more about the exclusive weekly feature HERE.

Vols drop finale 5-4, win series at No. 7 Florida; now 17-12, 3-9 SEC

Vols drop finale 5-4, win series at No. 7 Florida; now 17-12, 3-9 SEC

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Battling to overcome an early five-run deficit against No.7-ranked Florida on Sunday, Tennessee came up short in a 5-4 series finale at McKethan Stadium. With the loss, Tennessee moves to 17-12 overall and 3-9 in SEC play, while the Florida Gators now stand at 21-11 (6-6 SEC) on the season. This weekend, the…

McSwain’s Five RBIs Lead UT Softball to Sweep Over No. 20 Kentucky

McSwain’s Five RBIs Lead UT Softball to Sweep Over No. 20 Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — No. 17 Tennessee earned its first SEC series sweep on the road since 2015 with a 9-3 win over No. 20 Kentucky on Sunday afternoon at John Cropp Stadium. The last time the Volunteers swept an SEC road series was April of 2015 at Mississippi State. UT has now swept three consecutive opponents…

Spring Football: Vols Reach Midway Point of Spring Practice

Spring Football: Vols Reach Midway Point of Spring Practice

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Rain forced Tennessee indoors on Thursday afternoon as the Vols completed their eighth practice of the spring season in full pads at the Anderson Training Center. Offensive line coach Walt Wells spoke with reporters after practice for the first time this spring, discussing the ways he’s set about tinkering with the positional makeup of that…

Wiesman Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Wiesman Named To NFF Hampshire Honor Society

IRVING, Texas – The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced on Wednesday the members of the 2017 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, which is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college careers. A total of 1,091 players from…

Holly Warlick talks #1 signing class, return of Russell and DeShields

Holly Warlick talks #1 signing class, return of Russell and DeShields

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Lady Vol head coach Holly Warlick met with the media on Thursday afternoon, discussing the decision of Diamond DeShields and Mercedes Russell to remain at UT and sharing her thoughts on the anticipated impact of the No. 1-ranked 2017 signing class. DeShields and Russell are fourth-year juniors and had the option of declaring for the WNBA Draft. They both…

Softball Preview: Tennessee at Kentucky

Softball Preview: Tennessee at Kentucky

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — No. 17 Tennessee jumps back into SEC play this weekend with a three-game series at No. 20 Kentucky starting this Friday at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington. Media & Broadcast Info All three games of the series will be streamed on SEC Network +/WatchESPN. Radio coverage for the entire series will be available…

Spring Football: Technique Tuesday

Spring Football: Technique Tuesday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee began its third week of spring practice on Tuesdayat Haslam Field, running through a nearly two-hour workout under sunny skies. Having completed its first scrimmage of the spring on Saturday, the Vols took a measured approach to Tuesday’s workout. Practicing in shells, UT slowed down to focus on the fundamental execution of…

Tennessee, Oklahoma Announce Football Series

Tennessee, Oklahoma Announce Football Series

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee football program announced Monday the dates for a future home-and-home series with Oklahoma. The two programs are set to meet in 2020 and 2024. Tennessee heads to Norman in 2020 for its fifth-ever meeting against the Sooners. The Vols will appear at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Sept. 12 that season —…

Vols Impress at Annual Pro Day

Vols Impress at Annual Pro Day

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee football program hosted its annual Pro Day on Friday morning as 16 draft-eligible Vols worked out in front of 89 NFL scouts, coaches and executives representing all 32 franchises. Among the notable attendees at Friday’s Pro Day were Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert, Detroit Lions…

Video: Josh Dobbs interview at Pro Day

Video: Josh Dobbs interview at Pro Day

Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs talked about his stellar Pro Day performance, the lead-up to the NFL Draft and he revealed which teams he’s had a private workout with. Watch the full interview below.

Day Five of Vols Spring Ball Complete

Day Five of Vols Spring Ball Complete

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee put in two hours of work at Haslam Field on Thursday, running through a two-hour practice session in full pads. Defensive coordinator Bob Shoop spoke to reporters following the conclusion of Thursday’s practice, discussing his second pass through the spring in the orange and white and how being flanked by new assistant coaches has…

Tennessee Pro Day 2017 includes 16 UT players & 8 additionals including Robert Meacham

Tennessee Pro Day 2017 includes 16 UT players & 8 additionals including Robert Meacham

Tennessee Participants Derek Barnett (DE) Kenny Bynum (LB) Jason Croom (TE) Joshua Dobbs (QB) Charles Folger (DT) Malik Foreman (DC) Alvin Kamara (RB) LaTroy Lewis (DE) Josh Malone (WR) Danny O’Brien (DT) Jalen Reeves-Maybin (LB) Jayson Sparks (RB) Cameron Sutton (DC) Corey Vereen (DE) Dylan Wiesman (OL) Devin Williams (DC) Additional Participants Alton “Pig” Howard…

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