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Tennessee Responds To NCAA Notice Of Allegations, New Violation Details Arise

Jeremy Pruitt

Tennessee has responded to the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations stemming from Jeremy Pruitt’s recruiting violations, KnoxNews first reported Thursday morning. The NCAA provided the Notice of Allegations in July and Tennessee asked for a 30-day extension to respond to the allegations last month. The Notice of Allegations included 18 Level 1 violations. Tennessee’s response admitted […]

NCAA Grants Tennessee An Extension In Jeremy Pruitt Recruiting Violations Case

Jeremy Pruitt

The NCAA has granted Tennessee a 30-day extension to respond to its notice of allegations in the Jeremy Pruitt recruiting scandal, KnoxNews Adam Sparks first reported and a UT spokesperson confirmed to RTI Tuesday. The NCAA handed down its notice of allegations in late July and Tennessee had 90 days to accept or appeal the […]

Missouri Coach Comments On Tennessee’s NCAA Violations, Takes Shot At Jeremy Pruitt

Missouri coach Eliah Drinkwitz wants the NCAA to vacate wins from Jeremy Pruitt’s tenure at Tennessee, the third-year coach joked on the Jim Rome Show Wednesday. Drinkwitz and Pruitt overlapped one year in the SEC east with the Vols easily handling Missouri, 35-12, inside Neyland Stadium. The 39-year old Missouri coach joked with Rome about […]

Tennessee Avoids Lack Of Institutional Control In NCAA’s Notice Of Allegations

Tennessee Football Uniforms

The NCAA’s Notice of Allegations for Tennessee football’s recruiting violations during the Jeremy Pruitt era did not include a lack of institutional control, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported Friday. Tennessee committed 19 Level I violations during the Jeremy Pruitt era according to the NCAA’s findings. The vast majority of the violations included payments or purchases […]

How McDonald’s Ended Up Factoring into Tennessee’s Report

Jeremy Pruitt

In January of 2021, at the time of the start of the investigation into the University of Tennessee and former head coach Jeremy Pruitt, a story came out about Tennessee supposedly hiding cash in McDonald’s bags that would be given to recruits – illegally. On Friday morning, the investigation report officially became public, and it […]

Jeremy Pruitt Offers Thoughts On 2022 Tennessee Football Team

Jeremy Pruitt

Former Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt joined the Crain and Company Show Wednesday for one of his first interviews since Tennessee terminated him with cause in January on 2021. Show host Jake Crain asked the former Vol head coach and SEC defensive coordinator which SEC teams could be in for a breakout season and Pruitt provided […]

Former Vol Linebacker Aaron Willis Announces Transfer Destination

Aaron Willis

After spending almost two months in the transfer portal, former Tennessee linebacker Aaron Willis has officially announced that he is heading south. On Monday, Willis posted to Twitter that he would be transferring to the University of Houston to continue his collegiate career. Willis will have three years of eligibility remaining. “See me now,” Willis […]

Former Tennessee Assistant Brian Niedermeyer Takes Shot at Vols’ Recruiting

Brian Niedermeyer

Former Tennessee assistant coach Brian Niedermeyer, who was fired with cause in 2021 for recruiting violations at Tennessee, was trolling the Volunteers after a prominent recruit chose Ohio State over Tennessee on Monday. On Monday afternoon, five-star wide receiver Carnell Tate announced his commitment to Ohio State with a video on social media. The common […]

Former Tennessee Offensive Lineman Announces Transfer Destination

Former Tennessee offensive lineman Chris Akporoghene is transferring to Tulsa, the former three-star recruit announced Thursday. Experience has taught me growth. Adversity has taught me endurance. New beginnings comes with greater opportunities. I’m thankful to God for another chance to begin a new chapter of my story. #Blessed #ReignCane — Chris Akporoghene (@yomzking) June […]

Cade Mays Officially Selected in the 2022 NFL Draft

Hendon Hooker

The Carolina Panthers selected Tennessee offensive lineman Cade Mays in the 6th round of the 2022 NFL Draft. Carolina selected Mays with the 199th overall pick in the draft (21st in the round) after selecting OT Ikem Ekwonu, QB Matt Corral, ILB Brandon Smith, and OLB Amare Barno with its first four selections. +1 for […]