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Tennessee Vols Football Recruiting

#VolReport: Earning The Right

August 5, 2014 by UT Sports Information

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – There was only one voice that spoke at the end of the fourth practice for Team 118. Butch Jones addressed the media without the usual group of players going ahead after a session that he said didn’t meet the expectation that he and the staff laid […] Read the full article...


December 20, 2013 by UT Sports Information

KNOXVILLE  – Tennessee head coach Butch Jones has announced the addition of three players on Junior College National Signing Day. Joining the Vols are offensive lineman Dontavius Blair (Anniston, Ala.), wide receiver Von Pearson (Newport News, Va.) and defensive lineman Owen Williams (Macon, Ga.)   Player Pos. Ht. […] Read the full article...

Scouting Joe Henderson

September 13, 2013 by Chris Pool
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Class of 2014 defensive end Joe Henderson made Butch Jones and Vol Nation extremely happy by giving “Big Orange” his verbal commitment back in May.   The 6-foot-4, 225-pounder, from Shaker Heights, Ohio also garnered offers from Arkansas, Nebraska, Michigan State, Cincinnati, Georgia Tech, Illinois, Kentucky and […] Read the full article...

Scouting Vol Prospect Josh Smith

September 12, 2013 by VolNation Staff
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Last weekend I took in a Rutherford County classic, Oakland vs. Siegel, to see if 2015 LB/TE Josh Smith lived up to his billing as one of the top junior prospects in the southeast. I can sum up a scouting report in three words. He’s all that! […] Read the full article...

Catching up with Vol commit Joe Henderson

September 11, 2013 by Chris Pool
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Tennessee football has been on quite a high since the arrival of Butch Jones. Brick-by-Brick is how Jones plans on re-building the Vols’ football program. Brick-by-Brick and recruit-by-recruit that is. Tennessee is enjoying a 2-0 record heading into this weekends tilt with Oregon in Eugene and they […] Read the full article...

Chauntez Jackson commits to Tennessee

October 13, 2012 by VolNation Staff

Tennessee picked up its 18th commitment for the class of 2013 on Saturday when Inglewood, Califiornia defensive end/tight end Chauntez Jackson committed to the Vols. READ MORE Read the full article...

A look at the Vols’ latest signee: Kenneth Bynum

February 16, 2012 by VolNation Staff

Tennessee added the 22nd signee for the 2012 class on Wednesday when Florida linebacker Kenneth Bynum committed and signed with the Vols. After losing out on both Dalton Santos and Otha Peters just before signing day, the Vols were left with Justin King and LaTroy Lewis as the […] Read the full article...


December 21, 2011 by UT Sports Information

Vols Secure JUCO Defensive Lineman KNOXVILLE – Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College defensive lineman Darrington Sentimore signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday to play at the University of Tennessee. The newest Vol, who spent two seasons at Alabama before transferring to Gulf Coast C.C., has […] Read the full article...

4-star WR Alton “Pig” Howard commits to Tennessee

December 7, 2011 by VolNation Staff

Tennessee picked up a commitment on Wednesday from 4-star wide receiver Alton “Pig” Howard from Orlando, Florida. Howard, who runs a 4.4 40, measures 5-foot-9 and weights 175 pounds, chose the Vols over Central Florida. Junior Highlights ESPN Evaluation What Howard may lack in size, he more […] Read the full article...

Cody Blanc: a leader on the field and in the classroom

September 12, 2011 by Jonathan Smith

When Derek Dooley was hired as the University of Tennessee football coach, he wanted to put up a fence around the state and keep the most talented football players right at home. He and the Volunteer coaching staff did just that when Knoxville Central High School standout […] Read the full article...