“Some guys competed pretty hard. They may not be doing things perfect, but they’re headed in the right direction, something you can build off of. And then I saw a couple of guys out there today that just flat-out quit.”
Tennessee’s first spring under new football coach Jeremy Pruitt is noteworthy for what isn’t being said. Pruitt hasn’t mentioned a single player by name at any of his past three post-practice sessions with reporters, which lasted a combined total of more than 45 minutes.
Jeremy Pruitt, the former Alabama defensive coordinator, has taken over a Tennessee program that went 4-8 last season while setting a school record for losses and failing to win a single SEC game.
Former Michigan State running back Madre London announced Sunday via social media that he plans to graduate and transfer to Tennessee.
Keller Chryst started seven games for Stanford last season before getting replaced by K.J. Costello, and he transferred to Tennessee looking for an opportunity to compete.
Tennessee will hold the first spring football game of Jeremy Pruitt’s coaching tenure April 21 at 2 p.m., the university announced Tuesday.
"I would like to thank everyone at the University of Tennessee program for the opportunity over these past three years to play the game I love at the highest level of college football as part of Vol Nation," the junior said on Twitter.
Alabama’s defense scored a pair of touchdowns just 13 seconds apart in the third quarter to turn an offensive slog into a 24-6 rout of defending national champion Clemson in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game Monday night.
Sony Michel burst through the line for a 27-yard touchdown run to give No. 3 Georgia a 54-48 victory Monday night against No. 2 Oklahoma, sending the Bulldogs to the College Football Playoff championship game.
Morris, a longtime Texas high school coach and former Clemson offensive coordinator, agreed Wednesday to a six-year contract worth $3.5 million annually.
The Committee on Infractions came down hard on Ole Miss, which finished the regular season 6-6 but had self-imposed a postseason ban this year.
Tennessee is no longer pursuing Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano to be the school’s new head coach, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer said Sunday that Tennessee has contacted Buckeyes defensive coordinator Greg Schiano about its head coaching vacancy.
Vanderbilt added insult to injury Saturday evening at Neyland Stadium, finishing off Tennessee’s dreadful football season with a 42-24 drubbing of the Vols.
Tennessee welcomed Volunteer State rival Vanderbilt to Neyland Stadium on Saturday for the Vols' season finale, and the Commodores left with their fourth win in the teams' past six meetings, 42-24.