WATCH: Hendon Hooker Talks Injury and Recovery at the Senior Bowl

Hendon Hooker

Former Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker is at the Reese’s Senior Bowl this week as he continues his off-the-field preparation for the NFL Draft on April 27. The main talking point around Hooker right now relates to the ACL surgery that he underwent back in November after the South Carolina game. As the recovery continues, though, […]

Tennessee Defensive Player Projected as a First Round Mock Draft Pick

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The 2023 NFL Draft is set to begin on Thursday, Apr. 27, and will end on Saturday, Apr. 29. And with the event closing in so quickly, mock drafts are continuing to pop up more and more frequently. ESPN NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper released his updated first-round predictions on Wednesday morning with a familiar […]

Notable SEC Underclassmen That Have Declared for the NFL Draft

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With the end of January rapidly approaching, more and more news regarding the 2023 NFL Draft will be coming out in the next few months. Friday was the first day that the NFL announced the early-entry draft pool. According to CBS Sports, “more than 100 players have announced intentions to skip their remaining seasons and […]

Byron Young Ends Tennessee Career Sky High After Stressful Decision

Byron Young

Tennessee senior defensive end Byron Young has officially played his last game for the Volunteers. Just a few days before Christmas, Young announced on social media that while he was entering his name into the NFL Draft this offseason, he would be playing in the Orange Bowl against Clemson to end his career on Rocky […]

Josh Heupel Talks NFL Prep for Three Tennessee Players

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While getting the Tennessee Volunteers ready for the 2022 Capital One Orange Bowl at the end of the month, Tennessee head coach Josh Heupel is also working with some of his players on a different goal – the NFL Draft. As a former NFL Draft pick himself, Heupel knows the importance of pre-draft preparation and […]

Jalin Hyatt Projecting as a First Round Pick in Recent Mock Draft

Jalin Hyatt

After Tennessee wide receiver Jalin Hyatt made the announcement that he would be opting out of the 2022 Orange Bowl to prepare for the NFL Draft, the South Carolina native’s name has been popping up in NFL mock drafts all week. Hyatt won the 2022 Biletnikoff Award as the college football season’s outstanding FBS receiver […]

Tennessee OL Darnell Wright Declares for NFL Draft, Announces Orange Bowl Decision

Darnell Wright

Tennessee offensive lineman Darnell Wright officially declared for the NFL Draft on Thursday. The four-year Tennessee senior announced his decision via a post on social media. While Wright’s Tennessee career is coming to an end, the right tackle did also announce that he will be playing in the Capital One Orange Bowl with his teammates […]

Vols WR Cedric Tillman Declares for 2023 NFL Draft

Vols WR Cedric Tillman Declares for 2023 NFL Draft

Tennessee Football wide receiver Cedric Tillman has declared for the 2023 NFL Draft and will not play in the Orange Bowl, the Vols wideout announced on social media Monday evening. Thank you Vol Nation. I will always bleed orange 🧡🧡 pic.twitter.com/ZV7dkdEFws — Cedric Tillman (@Ctillman04) December 12, 2022 Tillman ended his long announcement and Thank […]

Four Tennessee Vols Project as Second Round NFL Draft Picks

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The latest NFL mock draft from Pro Football Network has four Tennessee Volunteers slated as second-round draft picks. Tennessee had five players selected in the 2021 draft, with only one being taken before the third round. Despite a solid number of picks, most of them were back-heavy in the draft. That’s not how the 2023 […]

Jalin Hyatt’s Mindset on Turning Pro or Returning to Tennessee

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Tennessee wide receiver Jalin Hyatt – or should we say, 2022 Biletnikoff Award winner Jalin Hyatt – has a big decision to make in the near future. After three years in Knoxville, the junior wide receiver has the option to either return to Tennessee for his senior year or declare for the NFL Draft and […]