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Jones Announces Changing to Coaching Staff | UT Sports

Jones Announces Changing to Coaching Staff | UT Sports

JONES ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO COACHING STAFF Larry Scott has been promoted to offensive coordinator, Mike Canales joins staff as quarterbacks coach, Charlton Warren named special teams coordinator Jan. 20, 2017  Photo/Content Credit: utsports.com KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — University of Tennessee football head coach Butch Jones announced today the promotion of Larry Scott to offensive coordinator. Additionally,…MORE

UT Sports | Barnett: A Letter to Vol Nation

BARNETT: A LETTER TO VOL NATION Defensive end Derek Barnett pens a thank you to UT, his family and Vol Nation after declaring for the NFL Draft Jan. 11, 2017 Over the last few weeks, I’ve really thought about my time at the University of Tennessee and the people who have had the biggest impact…MORE

Wolf Named To Mackey Award Watch List

Wolf Named To Mackey Award Watch List

NEW YORK — Tennessee junior tight end Ethan Wolf has been named to the John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List, as announced Wednesday by The Friends of John Mackey. Presented since 2000, the John Mackey Award recognizes the most outstanding collegiate tight end. Wolf appeared in all 13 games for the Vols last season, earning 12 starts at…MORE

Statement by President Barack Obama on the Passing of Pat Summitt

Statement by President Barack Obama on the Passing of Pat Summitt

FROM THE WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF THE PRESS SECRETARY “Nobody walked off a college basketball court victorious more times than Tennessee’s Pat Summitt. For four decades, she outworked her rivals, made winning an attitude, loved her players like family, and became a role model to millions of Americans, including our two daughters. Her unparalleled success includes…MORE

Statement from Butch Jones on the Passing of Pat Summitt

Statement from Butch Jones on the Passing of Pat Summitt

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Pat Summitt. I had the privilege of spending time with Pat during my first year at Tennessee, and those are conversations I will cherish forever. When you think of all the great coaches in all sports, Pat Summitt is at the top of that list. “As a…MORE

Statement from Phillip Fulmer on the Passing of Pat Summitt

Statement from Phillip Fulmer on the Passing of Pat Summitt

“Pat Summitt was many things to many people. Pat was a great person, loving mother, passionate coach, and loyal friend. We shared a lot of years working together and spreading the word about Tennessee Athletics. We had wonderful personal times talking about life, our respective teams, or helping each other recruit. Her legacy as a…MORE

Tennessee Mourns Loss Of An Icon

Tennessee Mourns Loss Of An Icon

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pat Summitt, legendary Lady Vol basketball coach, mentor and mother-figure to her players; a revered ambassador for her university and state; a trailblazer for women; and a role model for people all over the world passed away Tuesday, June 28, in Knoxville at the age of 64. Born Patricia Sue Head on June…MORE

Statement from Summitt family on Pat’s condition

Statement from Summitt family on Pat’s condition

The Summitt family, through the Pat Summitt Foundation website, issued a statement Sunday morning regarding the condition of Pat Summitt. That release is below.     6/26/2016 Statement Concerning the Condition of Pat Summitt “On behalf of Pat Summitt’s family, we acknowledge the past few days have been difficult for Pat as her early onset…MORE

Five Vols Named Athlon Sports Preseason All-Americans

Five Vols Named Athlon Sports Preseason All-Americans

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Highly regarded college football publication Athlon Sports announced its preseason All-American teams on Wednesday, naming five Tennessee football players across its first, third and fourth teams. Tennessee’s five representatives across the four squads ties them for the fourth most in the country and third in the SEC, trailing only Alabama (8) and LSU…MORE

List of guests confirmed for Saturday’s Phillip Fulmer Roast

List of guests confirmed for Saturday’s Phillip Fulmer Roast

Here’s the list of players, coaches and special guests confirmed In attendance for the Commercial Bank East TN Celebrity Roast of coach Phillip Fulmer benefitting Second Harvest Food Bank. Bob Kesling, Kippy Brown, Doug Mathews, Carl Johnson, Jeff Hagood, Gerald Harrrison, Robert Peace, Heath Shuler, Brad Lampley, Inky Johnson, Fred White, Al Wilson, John Chavis,…MORE

Manning Honors Scholarship Recipients

Manning Honors Scholarship Recipients

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In the locker room that bears his name, Peyton Manning welcomed four special Tennessee students to an elite fraternity on Mondayafternoon. Manning, along with University of Tennessee Provost Dr. Susan Martin, announced the 2016 Peyton Manning Scholarship recipients in a ceremony at Neyland Stadium. With the awards to Benjamin Cruz of Chattanooga, Andrea Ramirez of Cookevile, Chad…MORE

VOLS OCCUPY 11 SPOTS ON ATHLON PRESEASON ALL-SEC

VOLS OCCUPY 11 SPOTS ON ATHLON PRESEASON ALL-SEC

Highly regarded college football publication Athlon Sports announced its preseason All-SEC teams on Tuesday, naming 10 Tennessee football players across 11 spots on its first, second, third, and fourth teams.MORE

Lady Vols in the WNBA

Lady Vols in the WNBA

As the WNBA enjoys its 20th season, the Lady Vols’ impact on the league has been undeniable. Tennessee has had 37 WNBA draft picks, including 16 first-rounders and three number-one overall picksMORE

MLB DRAFT RECAP: FOUR VOLUNTEERS SELECTED IN 2016

MLB DRAFT RECAP: FOUR VOLUNTEERS SELECTED IN 2016

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Volunteer Baseball Program had four players selected by three different organizations in the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft (Thursday, June 9 – Saturday, June 11). On Thursday, Tennessee third baseman Nick Senzel was selected in the first round (second overall) by the Cincinnati Reds. Three Volunteers were later picked as part…MORE

SENZEL: SECOND OVERALL DRAFT PICK BY CINCINNATI

SENZEL: SECOND OVERALL DRAFT PICK BY CINCINNATI

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — University of Tennessee infielder Nick Senzel was selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the first round (second overall pick) of the 2016 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. With his selection, Senzel becomes the first UT player drafted in the first round since former teammateChristin Stewart was selected as the 34th overall pick by the Detroit…MORE

Times, TV Set For Tennessee’s 2016 Opening Three Games

Times, TV Set For Tennessee’s 2016 Opening Three Games

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Kickoff times and television listings for Tennessee’s first three games of the highly-anticipated 2016 season were announced on Tuesday. As announced in late May, the Volunteers will open their 120th season of football on Rocky Top with a Thursday night contest against Appalachian State on Sept. 1. The first meeting between the two…MORE

Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol Time, TV Info

Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol Time, TV Info

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol featuring Tennessee and Virginia Tech will have an 8 p.m. ET start on Sept. 10 on ABC, as announced by Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday. This historic game has been tapped to air on ABC’s Saturday Night Football. The announcement opens viewing access to millions of…MORE

Manning, Seivers, Walker on College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

Manning, Seivers, Walker on College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

IRVING, Texas — Tennessee legends Peyton Manning, Larry Seivers and Jackie Walker are on the 2017 ballot for induction into the into the College Football Hall of Fame, as announced on Wednesday by the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Football Hall of Fame. The 2017 ballot features 75 players and six coaches from the Football Bowl…MORE

SENZEL TABBED LOUISVILLE SLUGGER ALL-AMERICAN

SENZEL TABBED LOUISVILLE SLUGGER ALL-AMERICAN

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Baseball’s Nick Senzel was named a 2016 Louisville Slugger All-America Third Team third baseman as announced by Collegiate Baseball newspaper on Thursday. Last month, Senzel was named an All-Southeastern Conference Second Team and SEC All-Defensive selection after posting a career year on Rocky Top, hitting .352 with 74 hits, an SEC-leading 25 doubles, eight…MORE

GAFFIN EARNS ALL-AMERICA HONORS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR

GAFFIN EARNS ALL-AMERICA HONORS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR

utsports.com KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee softball senior Rainey Gaffin became the 10th player in program history to earn All-America honors in back-to-back seasons after earning NFCA Third-Team All-America recognition on Wednesday as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. In all, 58 players from 31 different schools were selected to the NFCA’s three All-America teams.…MORE

VOLS’ SEASON OPENER MOVED TO SEPT. 1

VOLS’ SEASON OPENER MOVED TO SEPT. 1

utsports.com KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart announced Friday that Tennessee football’s season opener against Appalachian State has been moved ahead two days to Thursday, Sept. 1. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday and will air nationally on the SEC Network. The game marks the first-ever meeting…MORE

Dave Hart: Dave Serrano will remain as Vols baseball coach (Video)

Dave Hart: Dave Serrano will remain as Vols baseball coach (Video)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — University of Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart announced during Thursday’s media session that Tennessee Baseball Head Coach Dave Serrano has been offered and agreed to a one-year contract extension through the 2016-17 baseball season. “Dave Serrano will head into his sixth season this coming year as the head…MORE

Vols blow 4-0 lead, lose to LSU 5-4 at SEC Tournament, season over

Vols blow 4-0 lead, lose to LSU 5-4 at SEC Tournament, season over

HOOVER, Ala. — After battling to gain a four-run advantage over No. 5 seed LSU, Tennessee’s lead slipped in late innings as the Vols took a 5-4 defeat in the first round of the SEC Baseball Tournament on Tuesday night. With the loss, Tennessee finishes the 2016 season with a 29-28 record, while LSU moves to 40-17…MORE

2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge Matchups Set

2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge Matchups Set

Birmingham, Ala. – The fourth annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented by Sonic will feature 10 games played on January 28, 2017, in a matchup of two premier college basketball conferences. All 10 of the Big 12’s teams and 10 of the SEC’s 14 member institutions will participate in this year’s event. Each of the 10…MORE

Vols to Host K-State for SEC/Big 12 Challenge

Vols to Host K-State for SEC/Big 12 Challenge

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN announced the date and matchups for the 2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge, presented by Sonic, Tuesday. Tennessee hosts Kansas State at Thompson-Boling Arena on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. Tip times and specific TV network designations for all SEC/Big 12 Challenge games will be announced at a later date. However, all games…MORE

VOLS RANKED #7 IN ATHLON PRESEASON TOP 25

VOLS RANKED #7 IN ATHLON PRESEASON TOP 25

Tennessee is 1 of 6 teams picked in Athlon’s Preseason Top 25 May 16, 2016 (Credit utsports.com) KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee is ranked No. 7 in the nation in the Athlon Sports 2016 Preseason College Football Top 25, as announced on Monday by Athlon Sports. Athlon has also picked UT to win the SEC East.…MORE

TENNESSEE EARNS NO. 13 NATIONAL SEED IN NCAA TOURNAMENT

TENNESSEE EARNS NO. 13 NATIONAL SEED IN NCAA TOURNAMENT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee softball will open NCAA Tournament play by hosting a regional at Sherri Parker Lee Stadium for the 12th time in program history. (Credit utsports.com) The Vols earned the No. 13 national seed and will host Arizona, Ohio State and Marist at Lee Stadium in the NCAA Knoxville Regional this weekend from…MORE

UT Knocks Off South Carolina to Advance in SEC Tournament

UT Knocks Off South Carolina to Advance in SEC Tournament

STARKVILLE, Miss. — No. 3 seed Tennessee kicked off its 2016 SEC Tournament run with a 5-1 victory over No. 11 seed South Carolina in Thursday’s quarterfinals at Nusz Park in Starkville, Miss. The ninth ranked Volunteers (41-13) received solid performances in the circle from Erin Gabriel and Matty Moss, who combined to give up just one run and…MORE

Graduate Transfer Lew Evans to Bolster Vols Frontcourt

Graduate Transfer Lew Evans to Bolster Vols Frontcourt

Lew Evans, a 6-9, 230-pound forward from Salt Lake City, Utah, plans to enroll at Tennessee this summer and play for the Volunteers as a graduate transfer during the 2016-17 season. Evans will earn his degree in Business from Utah State this summer. He signed paperwork Wednesday to make his impending transfer to UT official.…MORE

UT softball is the 3-seed in the SEC Tournament

UT softball is the 3-seed in the SEC Tournament

Tennessee’s softball regular season has come to end. It’s time for the SEC Tournament held this year in Starkville, Mississippi. With the win and an Alabama loss to Georgia, the Vols (40-13) secured the No. 3 seed and a first-round bye in the SEC Tournament that will begin later this week. UT will take on…MORE

2016 COCA-COLA BIG ORANGE CARAVAN

2016 COCA-COLA BIG ORANGE CARAVAN

The 2016 Coca-Cola Big Orange Caravan will be making five stops this May and will feature appearances from University of Tennessee coaches, including head football coach Butch Jones, head men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes and head women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick.MORE

LADY VOLS ADD NUNN

LADY VOLS ADD NUNN

Tennessee added experience, all-around talent and depth in the post on Tuesday, as graduate transfer Schaquilla Nunn (pronounced sha-KWEE-la) from Winthrop University signed an SEC Grant-In-Aid with the Lady Vols. (utsports.com)MORE

Joining Barnes at Tennessee a “Dream” Scenario for Schwartz

Joining Barnes at Tennessee a “Dream” Scenario for Schwartz

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — When Rick Barnes knew there would be an opening on his Tennessee basketball staff, there was one name that came to mind to fill the spot. It was a thought that took Barnes back to one of the first faces he saw on the court when he was the new head coach at Texas in…MORE

Coca-Cola Big Orange Caravan Announced

Coca-Cola Big Orange Caravan Announced

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The 2016 Coca-Cola Big Orange Caravan will be making five stops this May and will feature appearances from University of Tennessee coaches, including head football coach Butch Jones, head men’s basketball coach Rick Barnes and head women’s basketball coach Holly Warlick. Vols broadcaster Bob Kesling will serve as the master of ceremonies for each event. This May’s…MORE

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Cole Swindell’s New Song Is Rough Around the Edges

Cole Swindell’s New Song Is Rough Around the Edges

Cole Swindell is following up his number-one hit “Single Saturday Night” with his new track, “Some Habits” Talking about the track, Cole says, “I think a lot of people can relate to a song like ‘Some Habits’ – it’s a love song about being rough around edges but meeting someone that changes you for the…

Scotty McCreery Performs “Damn Strait” on the Today Show

Scotty McCreery Performs “Damn Strait” on the Today Show

This past Friday, Scotty McCreery released his album Same Truck… and this week he showed up on The Today Show to talk about his new project – along with a performance of “Damn Strait.” “Damn Strait” is one of the tracks on Same Truck – which also includes “You Time” – his song that is…

Carly Pearce is Bringing Her 29: Written In Stone Album on Tour

Carly Pearce is Bringing Her 29: Written In Stone Album on Tour

Carly Pearce‘s album, 29: Written In Stone, just came out and fans are loving the new music. Talking about her very personal collection of songs, Carly says, “29: Written In Stone. This project is my heart on paper. We all go through hard things, but through those hard things we have the opportunity to bring so…

Dan + Shay Are Ready to Go Acoustic For Your Wedding

Dan + Shay Are Ready to Go Acoustic For Your Wedding

Dan + Shay have created so many songs that have become an important part of so many people’s lives over that last several years. Through messages from their fans, the duo know that their song “From The Ground Up” has become a favorite to play at weddings, so they posted a question to everyone on…

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