Tyson Helton, who spent one season at Tennessee as the offensive coordinator under Jeremy Pruitt, is returning to Western Kentucky as the Hilltoppers’ head coach.
Tennessee outside linebacker Darrell Taylor sacked Terry Wilson four times in a 24-7 upset of No. 20 Kentucky, matching Vols legend Reggie White for the second-highest single-game total.
Tennessee (2-3, 0-2) is seeking a breakthrough league win. Auburn (4-2, 1-2) wants to break out of an offensive funk that has turned the defending SEC West champions from league contenders to outliers in the race.
Freshman defensive back Trevon Flowers underwent surgery and will miss a few weeks after suffering a broken collarbone diving for an interception during practice.
Tennessee is distributing free game tickets to residents of North Carolina and South Carolina counties under evacuation orders due to Hurricane Florence.
Tennessee center Brandon Kennedy will miss the remainder of the season after injuring his anterior cruciate ligament in practice.
Speedway Motorsports’ bottom line has been clouded by rain. The Concord, N.C.-based investor owned parent company of Bristol Motor Speedway decided to do something about it in advance of BMS’ August night race by offering race fans a “weather guarantee.”
Jeremy Pruitt bluntly acknowledges the challenge he faces revitalizing a program coming off one of its worst seasons ever, but he said Friday after Tennessee’s first practice of the preseason that he sees at least some small signs of encouragement.
New Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt wants to serve as his staff’s sole public voice while keeping his assistants away from the media. “When you’re talking, you want one message,” Pruitt said.
Jurors have acquitted two former University of Tennessee football players, nearly 3 ½ years after they were indicted on aggravated rape charges.
Tennessee suspended defensive lineman Ryan Thaxton from team activities on Monday, one day after his arrest on charges of false imprisonment and domestic assault.
Phillip Fulmer praised John Ward for bringing “life and feeling to our living rooms” on Wednesday night during a tribute ceremony for the longtime Tennessee football and men’s basketball broadcaster.
Tennessee’s football team boosted its offensive line by adding Alabama graduate transfer Brandon Kennedy, the university announced Tuesday.
Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport is being forced out of her post after less than 15 months at the helm, a tenure that included a tumultuous search for a head football coach and other controversies.
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.