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Cordarrelle Patterson Models Himself After Julio Jones, Percy Harvin and Randy Moss

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Cordarrelle Patterson spent only one year at Tennessee, but the dude was such a human highlight reel that he's already become one of the most talked-about potential stars in this year's draft. The wide receiver has been mock drafted by many in the first round, but he expects to make ...

Butch Jones Braces for Another Coaching Project in Tennessee

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Butch Jones is no stranger to taking over football programs in the month of December, then quickly building up programs and finding success. He did it at Central Michigan, he did it at Cincinnati and now he's charged with doing the same thing at Tennessee. He's taking the challenge head-on. Butch ...

Derek Dooley’s 2-0 Tennessee Squad Preparing for Florida: “Now we’ll find out if we can become a player in the SEC.”

Friday, September 16th, 2011

The Tennessee Volunteers have quietly been forcing folks to take notice in the early stages of the new college football season, thanks in large part to the big numbers posted by quarterback Tyler Bray. The sophomore from California is now 6-1 in his seven career starts, and has the Vols ...

Bruce Pearl: “I accept responsibility for what I did and the resulting consequences but I’m disappointed with length of show-cause penalty.”

Friday, August 26th, 2011

After months of discussions and speculation about the future of former Bruce Pearl, the NCAA finally made a decision and handed down a hash punishment for the former Tennessee hoops coach. Pearl will be given a three-year show-cause penalty, meaning any school that wants to hire him in the next ...

Bruce Pearl Believes It Was God’s Plan For Him To No Longer Be Working at Tennessee

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

It's been about one month since Bruce Pearl resurfaced on the radio and discussed the process of his investigation through the NCAA Committee On Infractions. He still doesn't really have an answer as to what his punishment will be coming out of that investigation, but has been courted to coach ...

Former Tennessee Basketball Coach Bruce Pearl Believes He Will Get Another Chance to Coach

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Former Tennessee men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl is still waiting to hear from the NCAA if he will be punished for the actions that caused him to be fired after this past season. Pearl has been under investigation for inappropriate contact with recruits, and then for providing false information to ...

Cuonzo Martin Isn’t Worried About Pending NCAA Punishment at Tennessee

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Amidst the firing of Bruce Pearl and more impending NCAA strife, it still didn't take Tennessee long to hire a new men's basketball coach. The Volunteers snagged Cuonzo Martin, who coached Missouri State to a National Invitation Tournament appearance this season. Martin, who played college ball under Gene Keady at Purdue ...

Bruce Pearl, Vols Try to Relocate Their Early-Season Magic

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Outside of a three-game skid in early December, the Tennessee Volunteers posted one of the better nonconference resumes out there. The Vols won 10 of their first 14 games, including posting victories over top 10 teams from the Big East in Villanova and Pitt. Now, as the SEC tournament gets under ...

Tennessee Coach Bruce Pearl Continues to Apologize for Blunders

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

The hits just keep on coming for Bruce Pearl. The Tennessee coach opened his season this week while still awaiting a letter of infractions from the NCAA, the next step in what will continue to be a long process after he eventually admitted to recruiting infractions. Thanks to that admittance, Pearl also opens the season ...

Bruce Pearl Has No Excuses For Lying

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

University of Tennessee head basketball coach Bruce Pearl received an unprecedented penalty from his school under an NCAA investigation into his program. Pearl has acknowledged that he lied to and misled the NCAA in the process. The details have not come out and will not until the conclusion of the ...