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Report: NCAA Investigating Tennessee For NIL Related Violations

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The NCAA is investigating Tennessee athletics for reported NIL related violations, Sports Illustrated’s Pat Forde reported on Tuesday. Sports Illustrated’s reporting on the investigation was very limited but provided a few details of note. The investigation is related to Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) violations in multiple sports. Tennessee confirmed to Forde that they were […]

Tennessee QB Hendon Hooker Inks NIL Deal with Mercedes-Benz, French’s Mustard

Hendon Hooker

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker is a hot commodity in the NIL world right now. On Thursday afternoon, Hooker announced a new partnership with Mercedes-Benz of Knoxville. “Grateful to announce my partnership with our local elite dealership,” Hooker said in his Instagram post while tagging Mercedes of Knoxville. Hooker posted two pictures along with the announcement […]

Nick Saban Tees Off on NIL and Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher Responds with Fire

Alabama football head coach Nick Saban has the whole college football world discussing him, Texas A&M, and N.I.L. (name, image, and likeness) on Thursday morning. While speaking at The World Games 2022 event on Wednesday, Saban gave an unfiltered explanation regarding his frustrations with the current landscape of college football. Specifically, Saban called out Texas […]

Lane Kiffin Hints at Tennessee Commit Nico Iamaleava To Explain NIL Concerns

Lane Kiffin

Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin recently spoke to Rich Eisen about the state of college football on The Rich Eisen Show last week. Kiffin and Tennessee have been in the news together a few times recently. Both were at the center of October’s controversial ending on the football field in Knoxville, and Kiffin threw […]

Hendon Hooker, Cedric Tillman Unveil New NIL Merchandise

Tillman Hooker

2022 All-Star Reserves Announced Just like in the fall, Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker and Tennessee wide receiver Cedric Tillman were the stars of the show on Thursday. After reaching a deal with Spyre Sports through the NCAA’s Name, Image, and Likeness program, the two Tennessee stars had the chance to unveil their new merchandise lines. […]

Tennessee WR Announces Down Syndrome Awareness Group Partnership

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Many Tennessee athletes have been all over the city this fall, representing different businesses, companies, and organizations. Which, has only been possible after the NCAA’s NIL deal was set in motion this past summer. Many athletes have found local restaurants, clothing brands, and other various businesses to put their names in front of. However, there […]

Grant Frerking Talks Playing Tennessee Football While Owning a Business

Grant Frerking Tennessee

Tennessee wide receiver Grant Frerking is not only an athlete on the gridiron, but he is also an established and successful business owner. One that is none too familiar with the snooze button, either. “I don’t get too much sleep,” Frerking said on the RTI Podcast. “That’s for starters.” Grant Frerking recently joined the RTI […]

RTI Podcast: Tennessee WR Grant Frerking Talks NIL And 2021 Season

Grant Frerking Tennessee

On this episode of the Rocky Top Insider Podcast, RTI’s Trey Wallace is joined by Tennessee WR Grant Frerking. An in-depth conversation on his time in Knoxville, changing the game with NIL and marketing his own company, while also playing football! The day-to-day life of Grant Frerking is wild, to say the least. Enjoy! Make […]

RTI Podcast: Jake Crain Of “The Jboy Show” Talks Tennessee Football And NIL

On this episode of the Rocky Top Insider Podcast, RTI’s Trey Wallace is joined by Jake Crain of “The J-Boy Show” as they discuss the upcoming Tennessee football season. We dive into the NCAA investigation, the quarterback battle, expectations for this season and Heupel’s first season in the SEC. You don’t want to miss this […]

RTI Podcast: David Ubben Joins The Show To Discuss Tennessee Football And NIL

On this episode of the Rocky Top Insider Podcast, RTI’s Trey Wallace is joined by David Ubben of The Athletic. We sat down to discuss the upcoming Tennessee football season, NIL, Vols recruiting and much more! You don’t want to miss this one! Make sure you don’t miss any episodes on the RTI podcast network! Subscribe […]