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Jones surprises Vols with impromptu scrimmage

Jones surprises Vols with impromptu scrimmage

August 6th, 2013 1:03 am by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Tennessee coach Butch Jones surprised his players Monday, scrapping the normal practice plans and calling for 11-on-11 team drills. "It’s our job as coaches to stimulate our players," he said.

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UT defensive leaders who missed spring making impact in preseason practice

UT defensive leaders who missed spring making impact in preseason practice

August 5th, 2013 6:00 am by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Three veterans who could play pivotal roles in Tennessee’s defense — Maurice Couch, Brian Randolph and Curt Maggitt —are getting late on-field introductions to the Vols’ new coaching staff.

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Jones: Freshman WRs have 'improved our football team' from spring

Jones: Freshman WRs have 'improved our football team' from spring

August 4th, 2013 1:00 am by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Tennessee coach Butch Jones was critical of the Vols’ intensity in Friday’s opening practice of training camp but Saturday he was more upbeat, singling out the freshman wide receivers for praise.

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UT's McCullers loses weight, gains expectations

UT's McCullers loses weight, gains expectations

August 3rd, 2013 7:00 am by EVAN WOODBERY, GOVOLSXTRA

Butch Jones joked earlier this week that for all of Daniel McCullers’ progress since his arrival at Tennessee, it was still difficult to get the big man to say more than five words. The defensive tackle's reticence is understandable.

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Pair of freshmen in Tennessee's QB mix

Pair of freshmen in Tennessee's QB mix

August 2nd, 2013 11:55 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

The black stripes on the helmets of Joshua Dobbs and Riley Ferguson signify the long odds facing the two freshmen in Tennessee’s quarterback competition.

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Vols say they've embraced Jones' 'process'

Vols say they've embraced Jones' 'process'

July 31st, 2013 8:05 pm by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Tennessee football players gushed about the cohesiveness of their team, raved about the strength gains made in the summer and spoke confidently about the prospects for the 2013 season.

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Depth chart shows Tennessee QB battle wide open entering fall

Depth chart shows Tennessee QB battle wide open entering fall

July 30th, 2013 4:18 pm by Evan woodbery, govolsxtra

Tennessee will open practice on Friday with a true quarterback battle, and on Tuesday afternoon the Volunteers released the depth chart to prove it.

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Mighty SEC battling sagging football attendance

Mighty SEC battling sagging football attendance

July 30th, 2013 6:00 am by Edgar Thompson, Orlando Sentinel

The mighty SEC, despite winning the past seven national championships in football, is battling the national trend of sagging attendance at games. "Winning helps. But winning is not the only answer in today’s market," Florida's Mike Hill said.

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Ainge DUI hearing reset for Aug. 6

Ainge DUI hearing reset for Aug. 6

July 29th, 2013 5:54 pm by knoxville news sentinel

The DUI case for former Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge, arrested early Sunday, was reset for Aug. 6 in Knox County General Sessions Court.

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Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

Former Vol QB Ainge arrested on DUI charge

July 28th, 2013 6:58 pm by GOVOLSXTRA

Former University of Tennessee quarterback Erik Ainge was arrested Sunday morning on a drunken driving charge in Knoxvillle.

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