Former Tennessee Receiver Sign To Play In XFL

JaVonta Payton

Former Tennessee receiver JaVonta Payton signed to play for the Orlando Guardians in the XFL this spring. The Guardians shared the news on their Instagram and Payton shared the post on Twitter Saturday. Just sit back & enjoy the show https://t.co/6tnEhndFr6 — 𝒥𝒶𝓋𝑜𝓃𝓉𝒶 𝒫𝒶𝓎𝓉𝑜𝓃 (@_Payton0) January 21, 2023 Payton spent one season at Tennessee after […]

Tennessee Wide Receiver Declares for the NFL Draft

JaVonta Payton

Tennessee wide receiver JaVonta Payton has officially declared for the NFL Draft on Monday. The one-year Tennessee receiver posted the announcement into a statement on Twitter, in which he also thanked his coaches, teammates, and the fans for the continued support. “My time at Tennessee, although it was short, was nothing short of amazing,” Payton […]

Injury Report: Top Vols Back Out Again Versus South Alabama

How Tennessee's Outgoing Transfers Fared in 2022

Tennessee running back Tiyon Evans is out for Saturday night’s game against South Alabama. The Vols are also without Kingston Harris and Christian Charles. The pair of back ups have missed most of the season with injuries. Heupel said Evans wasn’t able to practice on Thursday so his absence is not surprising. With Evans out, […]

RTI Game Predictions: South Alabama at Tennessee

Former Tennessee Offensive Lineman Headed to AAC Program

Tennessee is looking to get bowl eligible Saturday night when they host South Alabama at Neyland Stadium. Each week, the RTI team will provide game predictions for Tennessee’s weekly opponent. We move on to South Alabama. Ric Butler: Another gameday in Knoxville! For the first time since Oct. 9, Tennessee will not be playing a […]

Josh Heupel Gives Tennessee Injury Update With Good and Bad News

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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. […]

Tennessee Takes Opening Play to the House Against Kentucky

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Well, that didn’t take very long at all. On the first offensive play of the game, Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker threw a screen pass to his left, hitting wide receiver JaVonta Payton. As Payton caught the ball, he made a few moves near the sideline in order to get around a few Kentucky defenders. Then, […]

Everything Josh Heupel Said On SEC Teleconference Ahead of Kentucky Game

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Josh Heupel spoke to the media Wednesday morning during his weekly appearance on the SEC Coaches Media Teleconference. Here’s everything the Vols’ head coach had to say before Tennessee’s matchup with Kentucky. Heupel opening statement: We finished up our Wednesday practice. Guys had a really good day on the grass today coming off a bye week. […]

WATCH: Tennessee Players Talk Kentucky Rivalry, Bye Week Festivities

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Before the Tennessee Volunteers take on the eighteenth-ranked Kentucky Wildcats this Saturday night under the lights, some of the Vol players met with the media towards the beginning of the week to discuss the game. The media availabilities included three offensive players, RB Jabari Small, WR JaVonta Payton, and TE Jacob Warren, along with two […]

Tennessee HC Josh Heupel Discusses Harrison Bailey’s Transfer

Josh Heupel

With Tennessee on a bye during the previous week, the transfer of quarterback Harrison Bailey went by without much commentary behind it. However, as Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel spoke to the media to begin the week on Monday, he did mention Bailey. On the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 27, Bailey made his decision official […]

Four Quick Takeaways: Alabama Pulls Away Late

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Tennessee hung with Alabama for three quarters Saturday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium thanks to long passes and a bend-don’t-break defense. The Crimson Tide opened the game up in the fourth quarter to earn a 52-24 victory. Here are four quick takeaways. Vols’ Offense Continues Their Fast Starts Tennessee’s first quarter offense has been one of […]