What Tennessee Players Said About Defensive Breakdowns Against South Carolina
Tennessee’s “bend-but-don’t-break” defense fell apart last Saturday during the loss to South Carolina on the road. While the Vols’ defense has never been the strength of the team under Josh Heupel, the defense has typically pulled through when Tennessee needed it most this season. A lack of focus and a lack of energy didn’t do […]
Defensive Ineptitude Downs Tennessee At South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina scored more offensive touchdowns than they had in the last month combined. Quarterback Spencer Rattler threw for two fewer touchdowns than he had the rest of the season combined. The Gamecocks scored more points than any SEC team ever has against Tennessee and the more points than any team ever […]
Injury Report: Three Vols Out Against Kentucky
Coming off its lone bye week of the 2021 season, Tennessee is healthier than its been in weeks for its week 10 matchup at Kentucky. Defensive lineman LaTrell Bumphus, offensive lineman Kingston Harris and defensive back Christian Charles are the only Vols out for Saturday’s game. All three players are backups for Tennessee with Bumphus […]
Injury Report: Seven Vols Out Against Tennessee Tech
Tennessee will be without seven players and four starters for its week three matchup against instate foe Tennessee Tech. The Vols will be without Joe Milton III, Jabari Small, Cooper Mays, LaTrell Bumphus, DaJon Terry, Bryson Eason and Juwan Mitchell. Questionable players Jalin Hyatt and Tiyon Evans are active and going through warmups for the […]
Rodney Garner And Players Discuss The DL Progression
The Vols defensive line has been focal point of fall camp, as they needed to take the next step, under coach Rodney Garner. Coming off Thursday’s scrimmage, Garner felt like his group played well through the most part, but needs to be able to finish. Coming out of Spring practice, it was all about players […]
Watch: Tennessee back on the practice field as they prepare for O&W game
Tennessee hit the field for practice No.12 of the Spring on Thursday afternoon. The Vols were back in pads today, as the offense was working on routes, while the defense worked on ball security and drills. The Vols are preparing for the upcoming O&W game, as they try to make the most of these last […]
Tennessee’s DL Took A “Step Forward” On Tuesday
The Tennessee defensive line unit came into spring practice looking to build more depth and change the outlook for the future. So, under new coach Rodney Garner, this group was also looking for consistency from their own coaches. It’s not hard to forget how last season went for the group, losing their position coach a […]
2021 Spring Position Preview: Defensive Line
We get you ready for the start of Tennessee’s spring practices with our position preview series. Next up is a look at the defensive line!
Vols defensive lineman likely out for the remainder of the season
Jeremy Pruitt announced on Monday that a Vols senior defensive lineman will likely miss the remainder of the season.
Brumbaugh highlights two players standing out along defensive line
Two defensive lineman are standing out in the eyes of Vols defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh through three games.