Injury Report: Tennessee Starting Corner Sidelined Against Missouri

Tennessee corner Kamal Hadden is inactive for the Vols’ Senior Day matchup against Missouri. Cedric Tillman was listed as available but did not end up dressing out for the game. Hadden has been banged up for much of the last month, missing Tennessee’s games against both Alabama and UT Martin. The former junior college and […]

Injury Report: Seven Vols Unavailable Against UT Martin

Son of Two-Time National Champion and Former NFL Starter Announces Visit to UT

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” […]

New Impact Players Emerge for Tennessee During Ball State Victory

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Besides the 49-point victory to open the season, one of the most beneficial aspects of Tennessee’s blowout win over Ball State to start the season is the sheer amount of players that Tennessee was able to rotate in. From backup defensive backs to freshman wide receivers, Tennessee was able to get plenty of guys on-field […]

PFF Grades: Ball State At Tennessee

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Tennessee opened up its 2022 season with a 59-10 victory over Ball State. Each week, we’ll share how the Vols graded out according to Pro Football Focus grades. Here’s how PFF works, the company grades each player on every play from a scale of negative two to two in 0.5 increments. Here’s how the company […]

Tennessee Football Notes And Observations: Practice 10

Tennessee was back at Haslam Field Friday morning for its 10th practice of fall camp. The Vols are less than three weeks away from the season opener as they work towards their Sunday scrimmage— the second of fall practice. The media viewing portion of practice was its usual 20 minutes while the drill work was […]

Tennessee Planning To ‘Play More Guys’ In Secondary This Season

Alontae Taylor and Theo Jackson are off to the NFL and with that, Tennessee’s secondary’s two most effective players from a season ago. Taylor — who long flashed potential — put together his most consistent collegiate season and Theo Jackson came out of the suburbs of nowhere to become one of the top nickel backs […]

Tennessee Football Notes And Observations: Practice Seven

Tennessee returned to Haslam Field Monday morning to start off the second week of fall camp. The Vols were in full pads and were tuning up for the first scrimmage of fall camp on Tuesday morning. Here’s our notes and observations from Tennessee’s seventh fall practice Offense Let’s start with the participation level of a […]

Six Vols Out For Entirety Of Spring Practice

Tennessee Lands Commitment of Transfer Portal Tight End

Vikings Add Former Packer Za’Darius Smith Tennessee opened up its spring practice on Monday working in helmets only on the Haslam Practice Field. The Vols were without six scholarship players who will be out the entirety of the spring. Defensive backs Kamal Hadden, Warren Burrell, Brandon Turnage and DeShawn Rucker as well as tight end […]

PFF Grades: Tennessee at Alabama

Tennessee dropped its second straight game Saturday night, falling to No. 4 Alabama 52-24. The Vols hung in it for just over three quarters, trailing by just seven early in the fourth quarter before the Crimson Tide rolled with a 28-point fourth quarter If you need a reminder on how Pro Football Focus works, read […]

Martinez Pleased With Development Of Secondary

Tennessee’s pass defense was abysmal in 2020. The Vols gave up 265 yards through the air per game —good for 11th in the SEC. Opposing quarterbacks completed 68.2% of their passes, the second highest percentage of any SEC school. The Vols’ secondary returns most of its main pieces from last season— and even the 2019 […]