The Vols were back on the practice field Thursday afternoon after a two-day break. Here are some notes and observations from both sides of the ball.

One Tennessee staffer refused to learn Jacob Gilliam's name when he came to UT as a walk-on. Now UT fans know him as the potential starting left tackle.

I spoke with one of Donnie Tyndall's college teammates, Robbie O'Bryan, over the summer to get an inside look at Tyndall as both a person and a basketball coach. Read what he had to say here.

The Rocky Top Insider crew answers your weekly questions about life, liberty and, of course, the Vols.


Last year JCO gave us the Butch Jones song. This year, it's 10 and 2, a song for any Vol fan whose heart sometimes trumps his mind.

Tennessee strength and conditioning coach Dave Lawson sat down with RTI recently to discuss the gains the team made over the offseason.

Training camp officially ended today as the Vols now shift their focus towards the start of the school year and the home opener against Utah State.

As camp concludes, freshman offensive guard Jashon Robertson, who started on the defensive side of the ball, continues to work as a starter.


Over seven minutes of edited, HD highlights from Tennessee's monday morning practice.

A few depth chart notes and the return of the three-man weave highlight Tennessee's Monday morning practice session.