Category: Tennessee Volunteers

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 ...

Jerod Mayo on Friend and College Teammate Arian Foster: “Hopefully He’s Not a Good Back Against Us”

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Football fans will see a huge potential AFC championship game preview tonight in Foxboro, with the New England Patriots hosting the Houston Texans as the two jockey for positioning atop the conference. But there's extra motivation for Jerod Mayo and Arian Foster, who meet with a chance to establish bragging ...

David Cutcliffe on the Status of Peyton Manning’s Neck: “He could go play a game now.”

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

It's probably safe to say that few know Peyton Manning better than David Cutcliffe, who coached Manning in college at Tennessee and spent much of the last three months working with the 35-year-old quarterback (he turns 36 on Saturday) as he rehabbed at Duke University from a series of procedures ...

Trent Richardson Runs His Way Into the Thick of the Heisman Trophy Race

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

This past week was seemingly all about high-profile running backs taking big hits to their Heisman Trophy chances. Both Oregon's LaMichael James and South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore have seen injuries set them back or eliminate them from the race. However, one running back used a big week to ensure that ...

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 ...

Oakland Coach Greg Kampe Believes Texas Provides a Favorable Matchup

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Since 1985, a No. 13 seed beats a No. 4 seed in the NCAA Tournament an average of nearly once per year. Might that team this year be the Oakland Golden Grizzlies? At their frenetic pace, I'd at least give them an outside chance at springing the upset. Oakland, the Summit ...