Report: Pruitt interviewed Chip Lindsey, he and Freeze are top choices

After interviewing former Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze earlier this week in Memphis, Jeremy Pruitt interviewed Auburn offensive coordinator Chip Lindsey on Thursday, according to a report.  Freeze and Lindsey are believed to be Pruitt’s top two choices to replace offensive coordinator Tyson Helton, who was officially hired on Tuesday as the new head coach at … Read more

Report: Pruitt met with Hugh Freeze about coaching vacancy

Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt met with Hugh Freeze on Wednesday in Memphis about the Vols’ offensive coordinator position, according to a report from Austin Price.  “Sources tell Volquest that Pruitt and other members of his staff met with Freeze while recruiting the Memphis area.” Forum discussion: Pruitt has met with Freeze about OC position (Price)

Tennessee quarterback Will McBride announces plans to transfer

Will McBride, Tennessee

Will McBride is Tennessee’s first off-season casualty. The sophomore quarterback announced his plans to transfer on Wednesday night via Twitter. “I’ve decided it’s best for me to transfer from the University of Tennessee,” he wrote. “I’ve learned a lot in the last two years I’ve spent in Knoxville. I will always appreciate the memories I … Read more

Tennessee Coaching Search Roundup, Day 2

On Monday, we learned that Tennessee offensive coordinator Tyson Helton was expected to accept the head coaching position at Western Kentucky, leaving the Vols in need of a new coach to lead its offense.  While there hasn’t been much concrete news to leak out thus far, here’s everything you may have missed yesterday regarding the … Read more

Tyson Helton leaving Tennessee for Western Kentucky

Tennessee will be looking for a new offensive coordinator as Tyson Helton will be named the head coach at Western Kentucky, per multiple reports. Helton coached at Western Kentucky for two years under then head coach Jeff Brohm from 2014-15, where he served the role as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Before leaving for Tennessee, he … Read more

Vols Making Huge Gains with Help of Strength & Conditioning Staff

By Rachel Gunia, Tennessee Media Relations  Tennessee’s strength and conditioning staff does more than train student-athletes physically, they serve as mentors on and off the field. The five-man staff consists of head strength and conditioning coach Craig Fitzgerald and assistant strength coaches A.J. Artis, Mike Farrell, Byron Jerideau and Shaq Wilson. Together, they oversee the Volunteers’ performance and are involved in everything from … Read more