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Tennessee Safety Sets Program Record in Final Season on Rocky Top

Jaylen McCollough

Tennessee safety Jaylen McCollough ends his career on Rocky Top at the very top of one of the Vols’ all-time statistic marks. With 51 starts over the span of five seasons with the Vols, McCollough is Tennessee’s all-time program leader in games started for the Big Orange. McCollough racked up a total of 241 tackles, […]

Tennessee Safety Teasing Return for One More Year on Rocky Top

Jaylen McCollough

Tennessee senior safety Jaylen “Tank” McCollough is hinting at a major announcement regarding the 2023 football season. After spending four years in Knoxville, McCollough looks to be set to return to the Tennessee football team for one final season in 2023. McCollough made the announcement via a long Instagram post on Friday. “When I committed […]

PFF Grades: Kentucky at Tennessee

Tennessee Neyland Stadium

Tennessee put a four quarter beat down on Kentucky, rolling the 19th-ranked Wildcats, 44-6, inside Neyland Stadium Saturday night. The Vols scored the game’s final 37 points as Tennessee’s defense made Kentucky quarterback Will Levis’ night miserable. If you need a reminder on how Pro Football Focus works, read the opening of the Ball State grades. […]

Heupel Says No Change To McCollough’s Status Despite Independent Review Board Clearance

Tennessee safety Jaylen McCollough is one step closer to returning to the field after a Tennessee independent review board cleared McCollough to return to the field, Outkick’s Trey Wallace reported Thursday. The independent review board’s clearance comes a week after Tennessee’s student conduct board also cleared McCollough for return. While two different Tennessee boards have […]

Injury Report: Seven Vols Unavailable Against UT Martin

How Tennessee Has Fared in Previous Citrus Bowl Appearances

Seven Vols are unavailable for Saturday’s homecoming matchup against UT-Martin. Cedric Tillman, Gerald Mincey, Kamal Hadden, Christian Charles, Jaylen McCollough, Kwauze Garland and Juwan Mitchell are all out against the Skyhawks. Tillman is missing his fourth straight game since exiting the Vols win over Akron with an ankle injury. The star receiver underwent “tight rope” […]

Tennessee Safety Jaylen McCollough ‘Not Suspended’ Following Arrest

Tennessee was without a number of defensive backs in its win over then-No. 3 Alabama. The defensive backs are out for different amounts and different reasons. Corner Warren Burrell is out for the season. Corner Kamal Hadden was active and didn’t play in the win but should be back before too long. Christian Charles and […]

Injury Report: Three Vols Inactive Against Alabama

Tennessee starters Cedric Tillman, Jaylen McCollough as well as back up Kwauze Garland are not available for Saturday’s rivalry matchup at Neyland Stadium. Tillman is missing his third straight game after undergoing “tight rope” ankle surgery after the Vols win over Akron. Jalin Hyatt, Bru McCoy and Ramel Keyton have stepped up in Tillman’s absence […]

Report: Tillman, McCollough Not Expected To Play Against Alabama

Cedric Tillman

Tennessee receiver Cedric Tillman and safety Jaylen McCollough are out for Saturday’s rivalry game against Alabama, ESPN’s Pete Thamel first reported. Tillman’s missed Tennessee’s last two games after undergoing “tight rope” surgery on his right ankle following the Vols’ win over Akron. Earlier this week, Josh Heupel admitted that part of the reason Tillman had […]

McCollough’s Status Unresolved As Process Continues

Tennessee is just over 48 hours away from taking the field on the Third Saturday in October against rival Alabama. However, there’s still an abundance of questions on who will be taking the field for both teams with the kick off closing in. One of those questions involves the status of Tennessee safety and defensive […]

Tennessee Safety Arrested Following LSU Game

Tennessee safety Jaylen McCollough was arrested and charged with aggravated assault early Sunday afternoon following the Vols’ win over LSU, according to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office. According to the report, the victim accidentally entered McCollough’s apartment on Sunday afternoon. After the  realizing the mistake and apologizing, the victim turned to leave where McCollough followed […]