How NIL and Spyre Are Impacting Tennessee Athletics | RTI Press Pass

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    The Press Pass powered by Rocky Top Insider is back again for the first episode of May as Ryan Schumpert and Ric Butler and breaking down the latest storylines around Tennessee sports. On today’s episode, Ryan and Ric and joined by Rocky Top Insider co-founder Bob Baskerville to discuss his insight on the Spyre Sports Group and how they are impacting the University of Tennessee. The guys also talk about the two Tennessee transfer portal additions this week and preview the upcoming baseball series in Lexington.

    RTI’s interview with Baskerville regarding NIL and Spyre Sports begins at the 15:00 mark of the podcast.

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    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.