WATCH: Heupel, Taylor, Jones Arrive at SEC Media Days 2021

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    Tennessee SEC MEdia Days

    Tennessee HC Josh Heupel at SEC Media Days 2021

    SEC Media Days 2021 has officially kicked off, and Tuesday is Tennessee’s day to shine.

    At SEC Media Days, Tennessee will be represented by three individuals. Head coach Josh Heupel, defensive back Alontae Taylor, and wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. are all in attendance.

    Just after 10 a.m. CT, Tennessee arrived at the Hyatt Hotel in Birmingham, AL.

    Tennessee will take the podium at 11:30 a.m. ET. ESPN and the SEC Network will have the broadcast.

    Head coach Josh Heupel & DB Alontae Taylor

    Velus Jones Jr.

    Ric Butler is a Knoxville based sports media personality who has covered University of Tennessee athletics since 2017. Most recently, he served as the lead writer for the website of a local radio station. Ric also helped create and host a daily radio show called “The Blitz." Ric’s passion for sports, smooth vocal, and infectious personality have made him popular with both his peers and Vol Nation. Originally from Dallas, Ric didn’t grow up riding horses to school. But he did dream of the big city lights. When not chasing down the latest Tennessee story, Ric can be found watching the WWE, often attempting their moves in an embarrassing fashion.