About Freak

Freak | @vol_freak Lifelong Tennessee native and founder of VolNation.com (2003). Freak is the self-appointed "Grand Poobah" of VolNation and writes on all things relating to the Tennessee Vols.

Butch Jones on CBS Sports “We Need to Talk” (video)

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones has had a flurry of media appearances since leading the Vols to a thrilling 38-28 comeback win over the Florida Gators on Saturday. His latest is a stop on the CBS Sports show “We Need to Talk.” Forum Discussion: *****Butch Jones on CBS Sports talking UF win 9/27 (video)

Tennessee releases post-Florida hype video

After breaking the 11 year drought against Florida with its 38-28 thrilling win on Saturday, Tennessee released a new hype video. It’s definitely worth a watch. If this doesn’t get your blood flowing, you may need to check your pulse. Likely targeting the 2017 recruiting class, “Be #EL17E” is a recruiting slogan the Vols have used this year. Tennessee travels … Continue reading

“Gif-ing” the Tennessee comeback over Florida

Great play call on this pass to Hurd out of the backfield. #vols pic.twitter.com/tvi2kTRyd7 — Freak (@vol_freak) September 25, 2016 Wolf had a couple of drops early, but redeemed himself on this fantastic catch. #vols pic.twitter.com/CQO673jqi3 — Freak (@vol_freak) September 25, 2016 The celebration after cutting the lead to four in the third quarter. #vols pic.twitter.com/XBwCo0PfE8 — Freak (@vol_freak) September … Continue reading

Butch hints at “special announcement” on Saturday

On Vol Calls Monday night, Butch Jones revealed that a “special announcement” will be made during the Orange and White Game on Saturday. “We’re going to a make a special announcement at the game. It’s something that we not done before and you’ll be able to hear from our players regarding this special announcement as well.” That doesn’t really give … Continue reading

Vols defeat Alabama-Huntsville 96-83

Tennessee defeated Alabama-Huntsville 96-83 on Friday night in Rick Barnes‘ first exhibition game as head coach. Armani Moore led the Vols with 29 points and 10 rebounds. Kevin Punter chipped in 25 points and a team-leading five assists. RICK BARNES PRESS CONFERENCE OPENING STATEMENT “There were some good things that we did. Obviously we’ve got to figure out some other … Continue reading

Tennessee QB commit moving up the rankings

Tennessee quarterback commit Jarrett Guarantano is moving up the Scout recruiting rankings. Guarantano is now rated the No. 3 quarterback in the nation, moving up from the No. 5 spot previously. Even more impressive, he jumped from the No. 116 player overall to No. 58 in the latest rankings. Scout’s recruiting analyst Brian Dohn said even though he’s currently out for the … Continue reading

Vols may wear Smokey Gray uniforms again this year

Butch Jones revealed on Vol Calls Wednesday night that Tennessee may wear the Smokey Gray uniforms again this season — maybe more than once. “We’re looking into that,” Jones said of the possibility. “You could see the emergence of the Smokey Grays a couple more times this year. I think our fans loved it, our players loved it, and our … Continue reading

Athlon picks Tennessee upset over Alabama

Tennessee is a 15.5-point underdog against Alabama this weekend, according to VegasInsider, but that didn’t stop Athlon’s J.P. Scott from picking the Vols as one of his Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8. His rationale? Scott compares Tennessee to the Ole Miss team that recently upset the Crimson Tide and believes Josh Dobbs can match Rebel quarterback Chad Kelly’s performance in … Continue reading