Butler Named Semifinalist for Campbell Trophy

IRVING, Texas — Tennessee’s Matthew Butler was one of 176 semifinalists named for the 2021 William V. Campbell Trophy on Wednesday, as announced by the National Football Foundation. The Campbell Trophy, considered college football’s premier scholar-athlete award, recognizes an individual as the absolute best in the country for his combined academic success, football performance and exemplary leadership. Butler, … Read more

Vols Fall To No. 11 Florida in SEC Opener, 38-14

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Trailing by only three at halftime, Tennessee was outscored 21-0 in the second half, falling to No. 11 Florida, 38-14, in its Southeastern Conference opener at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on Saturday evening. Hendon Hooker completed 13-of-23 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns, while a balanced rushing attack of Jabari Small, Tiyon Evans and Hooker ran for … Read more

FB PREVIEW: Vols and Panthers Meet in Johnny Majors Classic

UT Sports Information KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – After starting the Josh Heupel era with a convincing victory over Bowling Green last week, Tennessee will look to keep things rolling as it welcomes Pittsburgh to Rocky Top for a noon showdown at Neyland Stadium on Saturday. Saturday’s matchup between the Vols and Panthers has been dubbed the Johnny Majors Classic, … Read more

Heupel, Vols Finalizing Preparations For Johnny Majors Classic

UT Sports Information KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Final preparations are underway for the Johnny Majors Classic as Tennessee football held its normal Thursday morning workout prior to its scheduled “Fast Friday” practice. The Volunteers (1-0) and Pitt (1-0) square off at noon ET Saturday in Neyland Stadium. “Our guys are excited, and we’ve had a great week … Read more

Vols Locked In On Saturday’s Pittsburgh Matchup

UT Sports Information KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — With a season-opening victory under its belt to begin the Josh Heupel era, Tennessee football turns its attention to Saturday and the program’s upcoming non-conference matchup with Pittsburgh. Defensive coordinator Tim Banks, running backs coach Jerry Mack and select offensive players met with media Tuesday to discuss the team’s preparations for the Panthers. Banks is game … Read more

Vols Preparing for “Tough and Physical” Pitt Team in Johnny Majors Classic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Following a season-opening victory over Bowling Green last Thursday, Josh Heupel took to the podium on Monday afternoon to recap last week’s win and preview this weekend’s contest against Pittsburgh. “A lot of things that were really positive that I talked about after the game, we got a chance to see on tape as a … Read more

Vols Run Past Falcons, 38-6, To Open Heupel Era

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Running backs Tiyon Evans and Jabari Small each turned in 100-yard nights, as Tennessee scored four touchdowns on the ground and rushed past Bowling Green, 38-6, to open the Josh Heupel era in victorious fashion. With a crowd of 84,314 enjoying the opening contest of the 100th year of Neyland Stadium, Shields-Watkins Field, and the 125th season of Vol football, … Read more