Daniel Lewis serves as the primary team writer in addition to assisting with all other aspects of RockyTopInsider.com. With two degrees from UT and experience coaching in the high school ranks, Daniel brings a journalistic background in addition to plenty of X’s and O’s perspective to the RTI team.
After freelancing for the Knoxville News Sentinel and for various team sites within the Rivals.com network, he landed a gig at CBSSports.com, where he covered primarily SEC football in addition to University of Tennessee football and basketball for the national site.
After two years there, he moved on to Nooga.com, a Chattanooga-based news website, where he headed up UT coverage in addition to serving as the co-sports editor. Under his watch, Nooga.com’s sports section saw substantial growth and became one of the most popular sources for UT coverage. Several of his articles were among the site’s most ever read and, in total, he brought hundreds of thousands of unique visitors to the site during his tenure.
Originally from Brentwood, Tenn., he currently lives in Knoxville with his wife, Tami, his golden retriever mix, Dolly, and still hopelessly believes he’ll see one of his professional teams – the Titans, Predators or Braves – win a championship during his lifetime.