WATCH: Trey Smith, Josh Palmer Impressing at Sophomore NFL Camps

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    Former Tennessee Vols Josh Palmer and Trey Smith are gearing up for their sophomore seasons in the NFL – Palmer with the Chargers and Smith with the Chiefs.

    With NFL camps in the middle of training camps, both former Tennessee players have been collecting attention on social media due to strong plays on the field.

    Smith ended his rookie season as the Chiefs’ full-time right guard protecting Patrick Mahomes. Meanwhile, Palmer ended his rookie season with the Chargers with 353 yards and four touchdowns on 33 total receptions.

    Trey Smith – Kansas City Chiefs

    Josh Palmer – Los Angeles Chargers

    Here are some other notable former Tennessee players that have been making noise at NFL training camps.

    Alontae Taylor – New Orleans Saints

    Matthew Butler – Las Vegas Raiders

    Cade Mays – Carolina Panthers

    Jauan Jennings – San Francisco 49ers

    Velus Jones Jr – Chicago Bears

    Former Tennessee/Washington State QB Jarrett Guarantano

    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.