BOWL REPORT: Vols Enjoy Trip to Naval Base, Continue Bowl Prep

Full Jeremy Pruitt Transcript Below JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Tennessee football team spent Monday night practicing in helmets after visiting the Mayport Naval Base during the afternoon.  The Vols completed their second of four practices at Hodges Stadium in preparation for the 75th TaxSlayer Gator Bowl on Thursday at 7 p.m. Vols NavyTo start the day, Tennessee spent time … Read more

2015 Gator Bowl MVP Joshua Dobbs Excited to Welcome Vols Back to Jacksonville

By Zach Stipe, Director of Football Communications JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The last time the Tennessee football team played in Jacksonville, sophomore quarterback Joshua Dobbs was the star, accounting for three total touchdowns in a 45-28 victory over Iowa in the 2015 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. Five years later, the Volunteers will return to TIAA Bank Field and … Read more

ESPN Names VFLs White and Manning All-Time All-Americans

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee football legends Reggie White and Peyton Manning were named to ESPN’s All-Time All-America first team and second team, respectively, the network revealed on Thursday. As part of the yearlong ESPN College Football 150 storytelling initiative, the prestigious honor is comprised of a First Team and a Second Team, with 11 players on … Read more

Vols Excited for Upcoming TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Experience

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On behalf of the Tennessee football program, Vice Chancellor and Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer attended the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl coaches meeting to receive the Vols official invitation to play Indiana on Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. ET, from bowl committee members and city representatives, Wednesday evening. To open the ceremony Jacksonville Mayor Lenny … Read more

Twelve Vols to Graduate Early

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee football will have 12 players graduate in the 2019 Fall Commencement ceremony at Thompson-Boling Arena including redshirt seniors Brandon Kennedy and Riley Lovingood, who are earning their master’s degrees on Thursday. Friday’s ceremonies will celebrate Vols finishing their undergraduate studies and includes seniors Marquez Callaway, Carlin Fils-Aime, Jauan Jennings, Brandon Johnson and … Read more

Warrior Recognized as PFF College All-America Honorable Mention

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee senior defensive back Nigel Warrior was named a PFF College All-America Honorable Mention earlier this week. The Georgia native has been the leader of the Vols’ secondary this year and has been one of the major reasons for UT’s impressive turnaround on defense during the second half of the season. Warrior is tied for … Read more

Butler Named to SEC Community Service Team

Knoxville, Tenn. – Tennessee’s defensive lineman Matthew Butler has been named to the SEC’s Community Service Team for football, announced the conference on Wednesday. A player was selected from each one of the conference’s 14 institutions to highlight a student-athlete who gives back to his community through superior service efforts. Butler was recognized for his continued … Read more

Vols in the NFL Week 13 Update

In Week 13 of the NFL season, multiple VFLs had big outings in their Thanksgiving Day contests. Alvin Kamara totaled 84 yards of offense in the Saints’ Thursday night game against the Falcons. On the defensive side of the ball, Shy Tuttle had one tackle to go along with an interception that he returned for 19 yards to help seal … Read more