Monthly Archives: August 2018

Vol Stuff (8/31/18)

Vols battle Tide for 4-star linebacker

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-Recruiting-2019-four-star-LB-Henry-Tootoo-talks-Vols-Tide-atop-his-final-five-121200882/

 

Tennessee unveils new football uniforms

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/30/tennessee-unveils-new-uniforms-for-2018-season/

 

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/30/17802300/tennessee-unveils-new-football-uniforms-vols

 

Tennessee has more questions than rest of SEC heading into opener

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/30/tennessee-football-vols-questions/

 

GameDay 1 Central

https://utsports.com/news/2018/8/28/football-central-belk-college-kickoff-game.aspx

 

Reasons Vols can pull the upset in opener

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/30/tennessee-football-vols-upset-wvu/

 

Vol defense looking forward to WVU challenge

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Darrell-Taylor-Tennessee-Vols-football-excited-for-West-Virginia-challenge-121177976/

 

A look at Tennessee’s linebackers

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/football/a-look-at-tennessee-s-linebackers/article_464c397a-ac5f-11e8-b7ec-7f309b3eb6d1.html

 

Pruitt a breath of fresh air for Tennessee fans

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-jeremy-pruitt-proves-hes-breath-fresh-air/

 

Predictions for Vols-WVU matchup

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/30/17798204/tennessee-west-virginia-five-bold-predictions-volunteers-mountaineers-vols-ut-wvu-football-sec

 

Vols-WVU injury report

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/30/tennessee-football-wvu-injury-report/

 

Week 1 College football TV schedule (times are Central Time Zone)

http://www.lsufootball.net/tvschedule.htm

 

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Vol Stuff (8/30/18)

Vols on short list for elite linebacker prospect

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/29/vols-among-top-schools-for-elite-outside-linebacker/

 

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-mix-elite-linebacker-west-coast/

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-in-top-five-for-elite-California-linebacker-Henry-Tootoo-121170004/

 

Pundits weigh in on Vols’ QB situation

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-football-Dishing-on-Vols-QB-competition-between-Gurantano-and-Chryst-121159249/

 

Pruitt believes grad transfer QB Chryst is doing a good job

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jeremy-Pruitt-says-Tennessee-QB-Keller-Chryst-doing-nice-job-in-first-months-with-Vols-121167376/

 

Freshman QB improving while running Tennessee scout offense

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/2018-Tennessee-Vols-freshman-quarterback-JT-Shrout-scout-team-121156601/

 

Will Week 1 X-factor be TE Dominick Wood-Anderson?

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/29/17794208/west-virginia-tennessee-game-vols-mountaineers-week-one-x-factor-te-dominick-wood-anderson-sec

 

Pruitt likes the team direction heading into GameDay 1

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/2018-Tennessee-Vols-Jeremy-Pruitt-likes-direction-eager-see-identity-West-Virginia-opener-121169723/

 

Tennessee to put new look defensive line on the field Saturday

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/football/tennessee-will-field-new-look-defensive-line/article_7d32ac5a-abbd-11e8-bfc0-2ff0cdd17524.html

 

Tennessee will be seriously challenged in opener

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/pruitt-s-defense-have-their-hands-full-saturday

 

A win over WVU would reset outlook for 2018 Vols

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/29/tennessee-football-wvu-outlook-season/

 

Pruitt confident in Tennessee’s wide receiver unit

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jeremy-Pruitt-confident-in-Tennessee-Vols-footballs-wide-receivers-heading-into-2018-season-121172757/

 

Tennessee still in holding pattern with signee JJ Peterson

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/29/17797572/tennessee-vols-football-jj-peterson-update-jeremy-pruitt

 

Week 1 Tennessee mailbag

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/29/insider-mailing-its-game-week-edition/

 

Tennessee practice report

https://utsports.com/news/2018/8/29/football-pruitt-vols-ready-to-close-out-the-week.aspx

 

Tennessee practice photo gallery

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Gallery/Photos-Tennessee-Vols-football-Tuesday-practice-121135764/

 

2018 Tennessee predictions

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/29/bold-predictions-for-the-vols-2018-season/

 

5 Mountaineers to watch

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/29/tennessee-football-wvu-5-mountaineers/

 

SEC GameDay 1 predictions

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/sec-football-week-1-2018-predictions-bets-alabama-lsu-auburn-tennessee-south-carolina/

 

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Vol Stuff (8/29/18)

Saturday a major opportunity for Pruitt and Vols

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/saturdays-west-virginia-showdown-major-opportunity-jeremy-pruitt-vols/

 

5 keys to victory against WVU

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/28/17793800/tennessee-vs-west-virginia-five-keys-to-victory-volunteers-vols-mountaineers-sec-opening-weekend

 

Tennessee opponent preview – WVU

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/28/17783370/tennessee-football-opponent-preview-west-virginia-mountaineers-volunteers

 

Plenty of signs of optimism as Vols head into season opener

https://atozsportsnashville.com/plenty-tennessee-vols-heading-season-opener-west-virginia-mountaineers/

 

Vols have some depth to work with at WR

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Brandon-Johnson-says-Tennessee-Vols-looking-good-at-wide-receiver-have-lot-of-depth-121119456/

 

Can young Vol secondary slow down WVU passing attack?

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/28/17791074/tennessee-vols-football-west-virginia-mountaineers-key-matchup-alontae-taylor-bryce-thompson

 

How you start or how you finish (Marvin West)

https://www.knoxtntoday.com/how-you-start-or-how-you-finish/

 

No change in approach for Pruitt as his first opener as a head coach approaches

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-No-change-in-emotions-for-Pruitt-before-head-coaching-debut-121102314/

 

Will Saturday be a statement game for Tennessee?

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/showdown-with-no-17-wvu-is-a-statement-game-for-tennessee

 

Week 1 college football bowl projections, Tennessee on the list

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/id/24448822/college-football-preseason-bowl-projections

 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2018/08/28/bowl-projections-college-football-playoff-alabama-oklahoma-clemson-penn-state/1119248002/

 

Vols have not settled on returners

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/2018-Tennessee-Vols-punt-kickoff-returners-Marquez-Callaway-121105166/

 

5 Vols to watch against WVU

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/28/tennessee-football-wvu-5-vols/

 

Stopping in on Tennessee and other tradition schools with new coaches

http://www.espn.com/college-football/story/_/page/NewBeginningsTour/college-football-coaches-new-programs-tour

 

Tennessee practice photo gallery

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Gallery/Photos-Tennessee-Vols-football-Tuesday-practice-121135764/

 

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Vol Stuff (8/28/18)

Pruitt talks about matchup with WVU

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/27/17788530/tennessee-vols-football-jeremy-pruitt-west-virginia-mountaineers

 

Tennessee releases first 2018 depth chart

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/27/17786602/tennessee-vols-football-releases-depth-chart-2018

 

Tennessee freshmen defensive backs ready for action against WVU

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/2018-Tennessee-Vols-freshman-cornerbacks-Alontae-Taylor-Bryce-Thompson-West-Virginia-opener-121089458/

 

Pruitt’s aggressive coaching style helps Vols catch on quickly

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Jeremy-Pruitt-coaching-style-aggressive-Quarte-Sapp-121068319/

 

Tight ends that can replace the lost production for Vols

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/tight-ends-that-could-replace-tennessee-s-lost-production/article_4e8537a4-aa34-11e8-a13f-db0426df29c5.html

 

Vols remember 2015 and the must of keeping Grier in the pocket

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-With-memories-of-Will-Grier-in-2015-Vols-stressing-to-keep-WVU-QB-in-pocket-121090420/

 

Tennessee practice report

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/27/practice-notes-vols-prepare-for-west-virginia/

 

https://utsports.com/news/2018/8/27/football-practice-report-tennessee-excited-to-open-against-west-virginia.aspx

 

Tennessee practice photo gallery

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/27/photos-vols-game-week-prep-for-west-virginia/

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Gallery/Photos-Tennessee-Vols-football-begins-West-Virginia-week-121099672/

 

WVU coach in a war of pettiness with Pruitt

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/tennessee-vols-dana-holgorsen-war-of-pettiness-west-virginia/

 

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Vol Stuff (8/27/18)

Trio of Vol recruits have big games

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/26/17783300/tennessee-vols-football-recruiting-2019-brian-mauer-wanya-morris-ramel-keyton

 

Sports writer expects former Ohio State commitment to land with Tennessee

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/ohio-state-insider-thinks-former-buckeyes-4-star-lb-commit-kane-patterson-will-end-up-a-vol/

 

The upside of Tennessee’s latest offensive lineman commitment

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/25/vol-commit-melvin-mcbrides-upside-is-through-the-roof/

 

Pruitt may play 2 QB’s

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jeremy-Pruitt-discusses-Tennessees-quarterbacks-says-Vols-may-play-both-guys-121055517/

 

Outlook for Tennessee’s O-line

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/outlook-on-tennessee-s-offensive-line-heading-into-the-season/article_9181232a-a952-11e8-b5a5-c7b5abefcc0a.html

 

Pruitt will use some of Tennessee’s best players on special teams

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/tennessee-best-players-to-be-used-on-special-teams

 

Jeremy Pruitt the teacher

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/jeremy-pruitt-the-teacher

 

Vol fans welcome the return of a pro-style offense

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/24/tennessee-football-return-pro-style/

 

How VFL’s performed in NFL week 3 exhibitions

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/ContentGallery/Former-Tennessee-Vols-NFL-Preseason-Week-3-121044957/

 

Where are the 1998 Vol players now?

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/tennessee-football-1998-national-champions-where-are-they-now/

 

Vols have high hoops expectations

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Basketball-has-a-higher-expectation-entering-new-season-121056496/

 

1 lesson hopefully each SEC team learned from last year’s season openers

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/1-lesson-from-each-sec-teams-2017-opener-that-theyre-carrying-into-2018/

 

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Vol Stuff (8/25/18)

Tennessee trending in right direction for 4-star defensive back

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/23/17772964/tennessee-vols-football-recruiting-trending-jaydon-hill

 

4-star instate linebacker decommits from Buckeyes

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Four-star-in-state-Tennessee-Vols-LB-target-Kane-Patterson-decommits-from-Ohio-State-121015762/

 

High School coach says JJ Peterson close to arriving in Knoxville

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/peterson-close-to-arriving-according-to-high-school-coach

 

No breather on special teams with Pruitt

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-Vols-wont-get-breather-on-special-teams-under-Jeremy-Pruitt-120985770/

 

Vol defensive lineman discusses why he is high on Vols offensive line unit

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/2018-Tennessee-Vols-Kyle-Phillips-excited-offensive-line-120987825/

 

Pruitt believes speed can be overrated

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-coach-Jeremy-Pruitt-says-speed-can-be-overrated-121005499/

 

Tennessee practice photo gallery

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Gallery/Photos-Tennessee-Vols-football-Friday-practice-121011333/

 

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/friday-evening-photos

 

Tennessee practice video highlights

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-Video-Fridays-Tennessee-football-practice-highlights-121008191/

 

Tennessee 2018-19 basketball schedule announced

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/24/17779716/tennessee-vols-basketball-2018-19-schedule-announced

 

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Vol Stuff (8/24/18)

Tennessee enters 2018 with a new mentality

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-entering-2018-season-brand-new-mentality/

 

Pruitt updates JJ Peterson situation

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/18/17755534/tennessee-vols-football-jeremy-pruitt-updates-jj-peterson-arrival-date-knoxville

 

Secondary newcomers give Vols some ball-hawking ability

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jeremy-Pruitt-says-newcomers-give-Tennessee-Vols-ball-hawking-ability-in-secondary-120980097/

 

Warrior gets fresh start with new coaching staff

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Nigel-Warrior-Fresh-start-trust-helping-Tennessee-Vols-footballs-defense-under-Jeremy-Pruitt-120980699/

 

Vols working on forcing turnovers

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-Emphasis-on-forcing-turnovers-has-Vols-hunting-the-money-bag-120968955/

 

Vol receiver not worried about outcome of QB competition

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-quarterback-competition-Brandon-Johnson-not-worried-120977929/

 

A look at Tennessee’s running backs

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/football/a-look-at-tennessee-s-running-backs/article_61b5a1c4-a70f-11e8-bbd8-0f3af6717038.html

 

Trey Smith named to pre-season All-SEC coaches team

https://utsports.com/news/2018/8/23/football-smith-named-to-coaches-preseason-all-sec-first-team.aspx

 

No starters settled as Vols enter into game week prep

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jeremy-Pruitt-Tennessee-Vols-still-havent-settled-on-starters-anywhere-120963048/

 

Tennessee practice report

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/23/practice-notes-vols-fall-camp-8-23/

 

Can Pruitt win his opening game with Vols

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/23/pruitt-mimic-former-coaches-win-season-opener/

 

Pruitt starting to flash some optimism

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-jeremy-pruitt-starting-sound-optimistic/

 

Defining success for Tennessee football

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/23/insider-mailing-defining-success-edition/

 

Best and worse case scenarios for 2018 Vols

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/23/best-and-worst-case-scenarios-for-vols-in-2018/

 

Tennessee practice photo gallery

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/23/photos-vols-fall-camp-8-23/

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Gallery/Photos-Tennessee-Vols-football-Thursday-practice-120985110/

 

Video practice highlights

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-Video-Thursdays-Tennessee-football-practice-highlights-120976499/

 

Pruitt shows funny side in new insurance commercial

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/watch-jeremy-pruitt-flashes-comedic-side-in-funny-insurance-commercial/

 

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Vol Stuff (8/23/18)

Tennessee picks up new instate commitment

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/22/17769218/tennessee-vols-football-recruiting-melvin-mcbride-commits

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/In-state-offensive-lineman-Melvin-McBride-finds-home-commits-to-Tennessee-Vols-120926161/

 

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-land-commitment-memphis-native/

 

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/22/tennessee-football-melvin-mcbride-commits/

 

Tennessee moves back into Top 10 of recruiting ratings with latest commitment

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-football-surges-into-top-10-of-2019-recruiting-rankings-120929971/

 

A look at Tennessee’s QB situation

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/a-look-at-tennessee-s-quarterback-situation/article_df7a1c74-a648-11e8-95c8-ab8f3fe8140c.html

 

There is reason to believe in Tennessee’s offensive line

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/22/tennessee-football-ol-believe-2018/

 

Jauan Jennings back to full-speed

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/22/17771532/tennessee-vols-football-jauan-jennings-fall-camp-injury-update-jeremy-pruitt

 

Reasonable goals for 2018 Vols

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/22/tennessee-football-5-goals-vols-2018-season/

 

Tennessee practice report

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/22/practice-notes-vols-fall-camp-8-22/

 

https://utsports.com/news/2018/8/22/football-camp-report-smith-jennings-back-to-full-speed-on-first-day-of-classes.aspx

 

Tennessee practice photo gallery

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/22/photos-vols-fall-camp-8-22/

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Gallery/Photos-Tennessee-Vols-football-Wednesday-practice-120946596/

 

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/wednesday-photos-7

 

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Vol Stuff (8/22/18)

Local beat writer predicts Guarantano as Tennessee starting QB

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/21/17764006/tennessee-vols-football-quarterback-battle-jarrett-guarantano-keller-chryst

 

4 reasons Guarantano should be Vols’ starting QB

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/21/4-reasons-jarrett-guarantano-start-vols/

 

Tennessee practice report

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/21/practice-notes-vols-fall-camp-8-21/

 

Vol Trey Smith cleared for full contact

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/21/17765666/trey-smith-cleared-for-full-contact-ut-volunteers-vols-sec-fall-camp-practice

 

Older and wiser Kongbo easier to believe in

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Rucker-Older-wiser-Jonathan-Kongbo-easier-to-believe-in-for-Tennessee-Vols-football-120906581/

 

Vol believes Tennessee has talented secondary roster

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Baylen-Buchanan-confident-talented-secondary-120874748/

 

Tennessee should put up big rushing numbers against WVU

https://allfortennessee.com/2018/08/21/tennessee-football-west-virginia-defense/

 

Tennessee practice photo gallery

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/21/photos-vols-fall-camp-8-21/

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Gallery/Photos-Trey-Smith-getting-physical-at-Tennessee-Vols-football-practice-120899615/

 

https://tennessee.rivals.com/galleries/2026

 

Fulmer remembers ’98 national title game

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-Phillip-Fulmer-remembers-emotional-final-moments-of-1998-title-game-120884083/

 

Comparing talent levels at TN & UF

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/21/comparing-the-talent-levels-at-tennessee-and-florida/

 

VFL legend Paul Naumoff passes away

https://utsports.com/news/2018/8/21/football-all-american-paul-naumoff-dies-at-73.aspx

 

Lofty expectations this year for Tennessee basketball

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/20/17762462/tennessee-vols-basketball-best-team-2018-19-rick-barnes-polls-rankings

 

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Vol Stuff (8/21/18)

WR Josh Palmer has been the best receiver in fall camp

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/20/josh-palmer-has-been-best-wide-receiver-in-fall-camp-per-former-vol/

 

Grad transfer London out to make the most of chance with Vols

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-running-back-Madre-London-eager-to-make-most-of-great-opportunity-with-Vols-120867408/

 

Vols’ O-line will depend on versatility

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2018/08/20/versatility-will-be-key-for-vols-offensive-line-in-2018/

 

Q&A with OLB Kongbo

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/q-a-with-olb-jonathan-kongbo

 

Joined at the hip (Marvin West)

https://www.knoxtntoday.com/joined-at-the-hip/

 

Pruitt adds another staff member

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2018/8/20/17759684/tennessee-vols-football-jeremy-pruitt-adds-assistant-coach-staff

 

Things to watch with Vols this fall

https://atozsportsnashville.com/6-things-im-anxious-see-tennessee-vols-season-opener/

 

Tee Martin didn’t try to be the next Peyton Manning in ‘98

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/tennessee-football-1998-national-champions-tee-martin-peyton-manning/

 

1998 Vols were not highly rated in pre-season

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/tennessee-1998-championship-offense-after-peyton-manning/

 

Lady Vols making some statistical improvement

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/lady-vols-offensive-defensive-numbers-show-improvement/article_ebc65c96-a40d-11e8-9780-af5eca9871df.html

 

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