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Tennessee Freshman Listed In College Football’s Top 50 Newcomers

Arion Carter

Tennessee freshman linebacker Arion Carter has been one of the many talking points across the first seven practices of the Vols’ fall camp slate. A late riser on the recruiting trail, Carter chose Tennessee over Alabama and Ohio State in December 2022 to give the Vols a highly-coveted piece late in the recruiting cycle. The […]

Tennessee Tight End Offers High Praise For Volunteer Freshman Defender

Arion Carter Aaron Beasley

There are very few freshmen that look like Tennessee linebacker Arion Carter. Listed at 6-foot-1, 227-pounds, Carter jumps out when watching the Vols practice. But the media only gets to watch drill portions of practice. Inside linebacker’s coach Brian Jean-Mary has been hard on Carter for mistakes in the limited amount of competition we’ve watched […]

Tennessee Football’s Linebacker Depth ‘Going To Be Great’ After Two Year Climb

Arion Carter

When Josh Heupel and linebacker’s coach Brian Jean-Mary arrived at Tennessee two years ago the Vols’ linebacker depth was dismal. In Heupel’s first spring at Tennessee, Aaron Beasley was suspended and the Vols had yet to land Juwan Mitchell out of the transfer portal. Tennessee had few bodies and few proven SEC linebackers. But as […]

One Underrated Move (or 12) from Tennessee During Week One of Fall Camp

Arion Carter

Tennessee wrapped up their third straight practice of fall camp on Friday morning in Knoxville. And while the team is working hard to get better on the field, which we’ve had plenty of observations of, there have been several Tennessee players to speak with the media after the first three practices. While some might expect […]

Tennessee’s Hard Work is Paying Off For This Specific Position Group

Tennessee Football Depth

Josh Heupel was recently asked about Tennessee’s linebacker depth heading into the 2023 season compared to the depth the position started with when he first took over as the Vols’ head coach in 2021. Even Heupel couldn’t help but joke that the team was almost needing the media to step in and suit up if […]

Top Five Freshmen Could See the Most Playing Time in 2023

Cam Seldon

There were quite a few freshmen who impressed during spring camp, and some look poised to make an impact in year one. But which are the five that could make the biggest impact? In the latest High & Tight presented by Gambuzza’s Barbershop, I take a look at five freshmen, including two redshirt freshmen, that could make […]

Five Freshmen Most Likely To Factor For Tennessee Football This Fall

Cam Seldon

Tennessee football is hoping to follow up its breakout 2022 season with another big fall in Josh Heupel’s third season in Knoxville. The Vols have plenty of talent but are still looking to build depth as Heupel and his staff attempt to make up for the decimated roster they inherited. Some of that depth will […]

Pair of Tennessee Football Freshmen Garner Future Forecast Praise

Nico Iamaleava Josh Heupel

Tennessee bolstered its roster with several young, talented players from the 2023 recruiting class this past offseason. And while some of Tennessee’s more experienced transfer players might get more notable playing time this season, head coach Josh Heupel and his staff understand the importance of recruiting the high school scene. “A majority of what we’re […]

Vols Early Enrollee Arion Carter Named Gatorade Player of the Year in Tennessee

Arion Carter

Tennessee early enrollee linebacker Arion Carter has been named the 2022-2023 Gatorade Football Player of the Year from the state of Tennessee. The newest Volunteer brings home the award as Smyrna High School’s first-ever recipient of the award. “The 6-foot-1, 210-pound senior linebacker and running back led the Bulldogs to a 10-2 record and the […]

BREAKING: Tennessee Beats Out Alabama For Four-Star Linebacker

Josh Heupel

Tennessee football landed one of its most highly touted remaining targets in the 2023 class Wednesday as four-star linebacker Arion Carter committed to the Vols over Alabama and Ohio State in a ceremony at his high school. Carter was a late riser in the 2023 recruiting cycle, impressing coaching staff and recruiting rankers alike with […]