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VFLs In NFL: Velus Jones Jr. Finds The End Zone

The NFL regular season came to a close Sunday night. Let’s see how active Vols performed at the highest level of football during the final week of the regular season. VFLs in NFL — Week 18 Kansas City @ Las Vegas Trey Smith — KC OG 100% of offensive snaps, 22% of special teams snaps […]

VFLs In NFL: Jones, Moseley Find The End Zone In Week Five

The NFL season is well underway with week five nearly in the books. Let’s see how active Vols performed at the highest level of football this week. * Trey Smith, Jakob Johnson, Kendal Vickers and Matthew Butler play on Monday Night Football as Kansas City takes on Las Vegas VFLs in NFL — Week Five […]

Tennessee Locking In On Kick Return Options With Latest Depth Chart Release

Tennessee Kick Return

After cycling through several different players and distributing reps during training camp, it looks like Tennessee is zeroing in on who will replace Velus Jones Jr as far as Tennessee’s kick return responsibilities go. On the first Monday morning of the season, Tennessee officially released its week one depth chart. Junior wide receiver Jimmy Holiday […]

WATCH: VFL Velus Jones Jr Hits the Burners for First Huge Punt Return

Velus Jones

Velus Jones Jr, in his first preseason game with the Chicago Bears on Thursday night, made the most of his game by correcting a mistake in the first quarter. The Bears’ rookie wide receiver and former SEC Co-Special Teams Player of the Year in 2021 took back the game’s opening kickoff for 28 yards. However, […]

WATCH: Trey Smith, Josh Palmer Impressing at Sophomore NFL Camps

Josh Palmer

Former Tennessee Vols Josh Palmer and Trey Smith are gearing up for their sophomore seasons in the NFL – Palmer with the Chargers and Smith with the Chiefs. With NFL camps in the middle of training camps, both former Tennessee players have been collecting attention on social media due to strong plays on the field. […]

Former Vols Taylor, Jones Jr Excelling With New NFL Homes

Taylor Jones NFL

Four former Tennessee Volunteers were selected in the 2022 NFL Draft in April. The New Orleans Saints took Alontae Taylor with a second-round selection, followed by the Chicago Bears taking Velus Jones Jr with a third-round pick. In addition, Matthew Butler was taken by the Las Vegas Raiders in the fifth round and Cade Mays […]

Josh Heupel, Tennessee Produce Most Draft Picks Of First Year Head Coach

Tennessee Football

A year after producing just one NFL Draft selection, Tennessee and first year head coach Josh Heupel produced five players drafted in the 2022 NFL Draft. The five former Tennessee players selected marked the most of any program led by a first year coach and the 11th most by any collegiate program. Tennessee trained 📈#GBO […]

Social Media Reaction and Grades for Tennessee’s Draft Picks

Tennessee NFL Draft

Five former Tennessee players were selected in the 2022 NFL Draft, resulting in the most selections from Tennessee in the draft since 2017. The Vols sent two to the league in both 2021 and 2020, none in 2019, and three players in 2018. Below are social media reactions and expert grades for all five of […]

BREAKING: Velus Jones Jr. Drafted in the Third Round of the NFL Draft

The Chicago Bears selected Tennessee receiver Velus Jones Jr. in the 3rd round of the 2022 NFL Draft. The Bears took Jones with the 71st overall pick of the draft (7th in the 3rd round) after taking Kyler Gordon and Jaquoan Brisker in the first two rounds. Jones spent his first three collegiate seasons at […]

Dallas Cowboys Take Two Tennessee Vols In Latest NFL Mock Draft

NFL Draft

The 2022 NFL Draft is rapidly approaching. Las Vegas, Nevada will be host to the draft from Apr. 28-30 as the best college talent in the nation look for their shot into the league. Currently, there are four Tennessee players that are projected to be selected in the draft. CBS Sports (4/20/22): Round 3, Pick […]