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VFL Darnell Wright Lands on the PWFA All-Rookie Team After Debut Season in Chicago

Darnell Wright

Bear Down, Darnell Wright. After just one debut season in The Windy City, former Tennessee Vol and Chicago Bears rookie offensive tackle Darnell Wright has earned himself a spot on the Pro Football Writers Association’s NFL All-Rookie team. The 6-foot-6, 333-pound right tackle was taken by the Bears with the 10th overall pick in last […]

WATCH: Darnell Wright Was Bulldozing People on Thursday Night Football

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Chicago Bears rookie and former Tennessee Volunteer Darnell Wright officially has his first win in the National Football League after the Chicago Bears destroyed the Washington Commanders by a score of 40-20 on Thursday night. Often criticized through the first four weeks of the season, the Bears offense exploded on Thursday to the tune of […]

Hendon Hooker, Jalin Hyatt, Darnell Wright Suit Up with New NFL Teams

Darnell Wright

With five picks in the 2023 NFL Draft this past month, Tennessee fans are excited to watch the development of their former Volunteers as they embark on new NFL journeys. Teams have begun off-season programs throughout the spring, allowing rookie players to have a jump start in getting acclimated to their new teams. Darnell Wright, […]

Key Games for Tennessee’s NFL Rookie Class

Jalin Hyatt Giants

After adding five more players into the league through the 2023 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Volunteers now have several players scattered throughout different franchises in the NFL. Once training camps are concluded and teams are finalized before the season, we will know exactly how many Tennessee players will be rostered for the first week of […]

NFL Analysts Continue to Rave Over Hendon Hooker, Darnell Wright Draft Picks

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In the week and a half following the 2023 NFL Draft in Kansas City, many analysts from the college and professional football worlds have been raving about two draft picks from the University of Tennessee. Former Tennessee offensive lineman Darnell Wright went to the Chicago Bears with the 10th overall pick in the draft. The […]

How The Experts Graded the Chicago Bears’ Darnell Wright Pick

Darnell Wright

Roger Goodell took the stage on Thursday night set to announce the Chicago Bears’ selection with the 10th overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Just minutes prior, the Bears swapped their No. 9 pick with the Eagles’ No. 10 pick to move back one spot. The Eagles took Georgia defensive lineman Jalen Carter with […]

WATCH: VFL Velus Jones Jr Hits the Burners for First Huge Punt Return

Velus Jones

Velus Jones Jr, in his first preseason game with the Chicago Bears on Thursday night, made the most of his game by correcting a mistake in the first quarter. The Bears’ rookie wide receiver and former SEC Co-Special Teams Player of the Year in 2021 took back the game’s opening kickoff for 28 yards. However, […]

Former Vols Taylor, Jones Jr Excelling With New NFL Homes

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Four former Tennessee Volunteers were selected in the 2022 NFL Draft in April. The New Orleans Saints took Alontae Taylor with a second-round selection, followed by the Chicago Bears taking Velus Jones Jr with a third-round pick. In addition, Matthew Butler was taken by the Las Vegas Raiders in the fifth round and Cade Mays […]

Jerod Mayo Emerges as Favorite for AFC South Coaching Job

Former Tennessee linebacker and former NFL veteran Jerod Mayo seems to be close to landing his first NFL head coaching job. After reports linked Mayo’s name to both the Chicago Bears and Denver Broncos jobs, one more prominent NFL team has appeared on the radar. According to a tweet from NFL analyst Adam Schefter on […]

Former Tennessee Player Targeted for Multiple NFL Head Coach Jobs

Jerod Mayo NFL

Former Tennessee linebacker and current linebacker’s coach for the New England Patriots, Jerod Mayo, is a busy man right now. Not only is Mayo working to prepare the Patriots for another playoff run, but the former Vol is also now sifting through multiple head coaching opportunities in the NFL. On Friday, Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer […]