Tennessee’s Defense, Joe Milton Rise to Occasion in Orange Bowl Win

Tennessee's Defense, Joe Milton Rise to Occasion in Orange Bowl Win

B.T. Potter trotted onto the field in Hard Rock Stadium to attempt his third field goal of the night. Potter had gotten off to a poor start, missing his first two attempts from 55 and 49 yards, respectively. Potter’s third attempt was from 42 yards out, a distance from which the super-senior could easily convert.  […]

Orange Bowl Win A Perfect End To 2022, Shows What 2023 Vols Can Be

Josh Heupel Joe Milton Tennessee Football.

Tennessee football capped off its best season in over two decades the right way Friday night in Miami. The Vols led start-to-finish as they outplayed No. 7 Clemson on their way to a, 31-14, Orange Bowl victory. It was the last time the 2022 Tennessee football team took the field. A team that has given […]

Tennessee Linebacker Returning To Knoxville For Senior Season

Tennessee inside linebacker Aaron Beasley is “coming back for sure” for his final season of eligibility, the Georgia native shared with media at Orange Bowl press conference’s Tuesday. Beasley started at inside linebacker all season for Tennessee where he played beside Jeremy Banks and Juwan Mitchell most often. The Franklin, Georgia native has played four […]

What Tennessee Players Said About Defensive Breakdowns Against South Carolina

Kennedy Chandler

Tennessee’s “bend-but-don’t-break” defense fell apart last Saturday during the loss to South Carolina on the road. While the Vols’ defense has never been the strength of the team under Josh Heupel, the defense has typically pulled through when Tennessee needed it most this season. A lack of focus and a lack of energy didn’t do […]

Henry To’o To’o Explains Tennessee-Alabama From a Vol Perspective

Former Tennessee linebacker Henry To’o To’o will be returning to Knoxville this weekend for the first time since leaving the program in January of 2021. The Concord, California native began his Tennessee career in 2019 under then-head coach Jeremy Pruitt. After two seasons with the Volunteers, To’o To’o decided to enter the transfer portal as […]

Josh Heupel Compliments Linebackers, Provides Update on Juwan Mitchell

Juwan Mitchell

The linebacker group was certainly an interesting position on the Tennessee defense to watch during training camp. On the one hand, former Texas transfer Juwan Mitchell was back on the field for the Vols after missing most of his debut season in Knoxville due to an injury. And on the other hand, Tennessee was returning […]

PFF Grades: Ball State At Tennessee

Hendon Hooker

Tennessee opened up its 2022 season with a 59-10 victory over Ball State. Each week, we’ll share how the Vols graded out according to Pro Football Focus grades. Here’s how PFF works, the company grades each player on every play from a scale of negative two to two in 0.5 increments. Here’s how the company […]

Tennessee Linebacker Set to Make Return to the Field in 2022

Juwan Mitchell

It has been 338 days since Juwan Mitchell last played in a game for the Tennessee football team. Mitchell, a linebacker who formerly led the University of Texas in tackles during the 2020 season, transferred to Tennessee prior to the 2021 season. With the Volunteers lacking on linebacker depth then, Mitchell was expected to be […]

Josh Heupel Gives Tennessee Injury Update With Good and Bad News

JaVonta Payton

The health of Tennessee’s football team has been a critical storyline throughout the year. As Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel mentioned on Thursday, every team is banged up around this time of the year. However, in Tennessee’s case, the Vols are missing a few key starters heading into the final two games of the year. […]