Author Archives: Marlon McKinney

Vol Stuff (5/24/19)

Tennessee offers defensive end prospect

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/5/22/18636054/tennessee-vols-football-recruiting-offers-2020-defensive-end-simeon-barrow-jr

 

SEC rival commit wants to visit Tennessee

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/mississippi-athlete-likes-vols-hopes-to-visit

 

Vol signee ready to roll on Rocky Top

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/vol-signee-melvin-mcbride-ready-to-roll-on-rocky-top

 

QB coach explains how Vol QB Guarantano has improved

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/offseason-coach-explains-where-tennessee-qb-jarrett-guarantano-has-improved/

 

Vol signee gained confidence with Ansley hire

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-Recruiting-Aaron-Beasley-Derrick-Ansley-132108287/

 

Tennessee rolls out 100 days video

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-football-2019-season-100-days-132277145/

 

Barnes offers dynamic 4-star forward

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/23/vols-offer-dynamic-four-star-forward/

 

2 Vols staying with Tennessee basketball program as grad assistants

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Basketball-Brad-Woodson-Lucas-Campbell-staying-with-Vols-as-graduate-assistants-132253223/

 

Lady Vols take on UF today in NCAA Super Regional, first pitch 7pm ESPN2 TV

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/20/no-12-lady-vols-will-face-no-5-florida-in-gainesville-super-regional.aspx

 

Vols doubles team scores big upset in NCAA tennis tourney

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/23/mens-tennis-stodder-and-touliatos-defeat-nations-third-ranked-doubles-team-advance-to-ncaa-semifinal.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (5/23/19)

Could Vols have the next Manning to Harrison combo?

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/21/tennessee-football-manning-harrison/

 

Pruitt landing this 5-star recruit could be bad news for rest of SEC

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-jeremy-pruitt-land-5-star-recruit-sec-east/

 

4-star offensive lineman lists Vols as a favorite

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/22/four-star-offensive-lineman-lists-vols-among-favorites/

 

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-4-star-offensive-lineman-louisiana-names-top-8-schools/

 

Vols make cut for two 2020 offensive linemen

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/22/tennessee-football-recruiting-cut-linemen/

 

Vols make an early appearance in 2019 bowl projections

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/22/vols-appear-in-early-2019-bowl-projections/

 

Rival coach believes Pruitt will get it done at Tennessee but not quickly

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/jeremy-pruitt-rebuild-opposing-coach-lindys-2019-college-football-preview/

 

Tennessee offense – pace & balance

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/tennessee-volunteers-football/making-progress-pace-and-balance/

 

5 strengths of Vols revamped football staff

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/22/tennessee-football-strengths-staff-2019/

 

Tennessee insider mailbag

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/22/insider-mailing-roster-shuffling-edition/

 

What can Uros Plavsic bring to the Vols

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/20/tennessee-basketball-uros-plavsic-bring-vols/

 

Will “the turnover” help Lamonte Turner’s game?

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/21/tennessee-basketball-turnover-help-lamonte-turners-game/

 

Are Williams & Schofield a NBA package deal

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/22/nba-draft-williams-schofield/

 

AU knocks Vols out of SEC baseball tourney

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/21/baseball-vols-fall-to-auburn-in-opening-round-of-sec-tournament.aspx

 

Vols advance in NCAA tennis tourney

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/22/mens-tennis-stodder-and-touliatos-advance-in-doubles-stodder-falls-in-round-of-16-in-singles.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (5/22/19)

5-star Tennessee target talks about planning visits

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/5-star-olb-reggie-grimes-dishes-on-dominant-camp-performance-visit-plans

 

4-star QB prospect checking out Tennessee

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Haynes-King-Tennessee-Auburn-Texas-AM-Baylor-Duke-Arkansas-potential-visits-132199144/

 

Linebacker prospect hoping to hear more from Tennessee

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/horn-lake-lb-earns-opening-invite-hoping-to-hear-more-from-vols

 

Tennessee tight end target making the recruiting rounds this spring

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Four-star-2021-TE-Jermaine-Terry-grateful-for-spring-blitz-132187791/

 

Newcomer and former 5-star recruit a key addition for Vols defensive line

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Aubrey-Solomon-Tennessee-Vols-football-defensive-lineman-Michigan-Wolverines-transfer-2019-spring-practice-132187496/

 

VFL punter signs with Jets

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Matt-Darr-former-Tennessee-Vols-punter-signs-New-York-Jets-Punter-U-132196651/

 

Vols officially add height to the roster

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/mens_basketball/tennessee-basketball-officially-adds-arizona-state-transfer-plavsic/article_cf4c9eda-7be5-11e9-826e-cbf834f3951e.html

 

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/21/mens-basketball-transfer-uros-plavsic-signs-with-vol-hoops.aspx

 

Rick Barnes addresses new 7 foot addition to Vols roster

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/5/21/18634187/tennessee-vols-basketball-rick-barnes-uros-plavsic-seven-foot-center

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Uros-Plavsic-Tennessee-Vols-basketball-Arizona-State-transfer-Rick-Barnes-132205403/

 

Vols split matches on opening day of NCAA tennis championship

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/20/mens-tennis-vols-split-on-opening-day-of-ncaa-tournament.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (5/21/19)

4-star recruiting target discusses how Tennessee visit was different

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-4-star-recruiting-target-tells-visit-ut-different/

 

Tennessee makes initial cut for defensive lineman prospect

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-among-top-schools-defensive-tackle-louisiana/

 

Pruitt not dwelling on last season or using it as motivation for 2019

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/20/pruitt-not-dwelling-on-last-season-or-using-it-as-motivation-for-vols/

 

Pruitt believes new assistants have made Tennessee’s staff a lot better

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/jeremy-pruitt-praises-tennessees-new-assistants-theyve-made-us-a-lot-better-as-a-staff/

 

If money will buy happiness (Marvin West)

https://www.knoxtntoday.com/if-money-will-buy-happiness/

 

Tennessee turns its’ practice field into a paintball field

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/volunteers-paintball-practice-field-recruiting-2020/

 

Will VFL Manning move into a NFL front office?

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/report-peyton-manning-being-considered-for-nfl-gm-job/

 

What can 7-foot signee bring to Vols this season

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/20/tennessee-basketball-uros-plavsic-bring-vols/

 

How Vols performed at NBA combine

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/20/how-vol-players-performed-at-2019-nba-draft-combine/

 

Where Grant Williams finishes in Tennessee’s record book

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/20/where-grant-williams-finishes-in-tennessees-record-books/

 

Grant Williams issues farewell message to Tennessee basketball

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/grant-williams-volunteers-basketball-farewall-message-goodbye-2019-nba-draft/

 

Vols begin SEC baseball tourney today at 5:30pm, SEC Network TV

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/20/baseball-central-sec-tournament.aspx

 

Garrett Stallings earns SEC pitcher of the week again

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/20/baseball-stallings-earns-sec-pitcher-of-the-week-honors-for-second-time-this-season.aspx

 

Vols earn all-SEC baseball post-season honors

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/20/baseball-soularie-stallings-garner-sec-postseason-honors.aspx

 

Tennessee baseball turnaround impressive

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/20/column-vol-baseballs-turnaround-more-impressive-than-basketballs/

 

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Vol Stuff (5/20/19)

Running back prospect comfortable with Tennessee coaching staff

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/bigsby-comfortable-with-vol-staff

 

4-star defensive lineman talks Vols

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/4-star-octavious-oxendine-talks-vols-competes-at-opening-regionals

 

Linebacker prospect enjoys second visit to Tennessee

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/south-carolina-linebacker-enjoys-second-trip-to-rocky-top

 

Vols targeting defensive lineman commitment of SEC rival

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/is-tennessee-cooking-up-something-special-in-recruiting-nazir-stackhouse-

 

Vol freshman begins career at offensive guard

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Chris-Akporoghene-Tennessee-Vols-football-freshman-offensive-lineman-2019-spring-practice-132143982/

 

Dream comes true for Lady Vol signee

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jaiden-McCoy-My-childhood-dream-came-true-132164530/

 

Tennessee seeded 9th in SEC baseball tourney

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/5/19/18631367/sec-baseball-bracket-2019-tournament-tennssee-vols-seed-list-start-times-tv-channel

 

Vols miss chance to sweep Ole Miss

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/baseball/ole-miss-holds-off-tennessee-s-late-game-push/article_91bf7782-79aa-11e9-b1f2-a35bc84c1291.html

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Baseball-Video-No-23-Vols-miss-chance-to-sweep-No-15-Ole-Miss-132147886/

 

Lady Vols advance to NCAA super regional

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/softball/morgan-s-hit-lifts-lady-vols-past-north-carolina-clinches/article_de792924-7a8b-11e9-bb05-8f151655ddf9.html

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Lady-Vols-softball-2019-Super-Regional-Florida-Gators-132168291/

 

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/19/softball-12-tennessee-shuts-out-unc-2-0-punches-ticket-to-supers.aspx

 

Lady Vols set for 3rd round of NCAA golf championships

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/19/womens-golf-whiston-paces-lady-vols-during-second-round-at-ncaa-championships.aspx

 

Vols in individual NCAA tennis championships

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/19/mens-tennis-central-ncaa-individual-championships-begin-monday.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (5/19/19)

A unique recruiting tool being used by Jeremy Pruitt

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-jeremy-pruitt-using-unique-recruiting-approach/

 

Pruitt confident in Guarantano after spring camp performance

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/16/pruitt-confident-in-guarantano-after-tremendous-spring/

 

Comparing Tennessee’s offensive line weight between 2017 & 2019

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/tennessee-volunteers-football/the-cumulative-weight-of-tennessees-offensive-line-from-2017-2019/

 

2020 Vol commitment bails after getting new offers including Bama

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/tennessee-loses-commitment-from-2020-rb-out-of-georgia/

 

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/18/vols-lose-commitment-from-lone-running-back-commit/

 

Another Manning QB starting to make his mark in high school ball

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/watch-arch-manning-nephew-of-peyton-and-eli-throws-3-tds-in-9th-grade-spring-game/

 

Even with Williams leaving early, Tennessee basketball will be fine

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/17/tennessee-basketball-williams-draft/

 

Grant Williams made a smart decision

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/17/tennessee-basketball-grant-williams-leaving-smart-move-grant/

 

Jordan Bone will make final decision on NBA draft on May 29

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/jordan-bone-announces-date-for-nba-draft-decision-after-impressive-showing-at-nba-combine/

 

Vols will face AU in opening round of SEC baseball tourney

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/18/baseball-tennessee-to-face-auburn-in-opening-round-of-sec-tournament.aspx

 

Lady Vols advance to NCAA regional final with 12-4 win over Ohio State

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/18/softball-no-12-lady-vols-down-ohio-state-12-4-advance-to-regional-final.aspx

 

https://www.secsports.com/video/26775185/lady-vols-dominate-buckeyes-12-4

 

Lady Vols tee off in round 2 of NCAA golf championships today

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/18/round-2-of-ncaa-womens-golf-championships-moved-to-sunday.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (5/18/19)

Vols offer 4-star receiver prospect & son of NFL legacy, favorite target of Peyton Manning

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/5/17/18629101/tennessee-vols-football-recruiting-offers-2021-receiver-marvin-harrison-jr

 

Memphis defensive lineman prospect has big day with Tennessee offer

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/memphis-dl-has-day-made-after-picking-up-tennessee-offer

 

Vol assistant Will Friend mic’d up

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Video-Will-Friend-Tennessee-Vols-offensive-line-coach-micd-up-spring-practice-132119431/

 

Vols land 7 foot center on transfer market

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/17/vols-add-seven-foot-transfer-from-arizona-state/

 

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/5/17/18630108/tennessee-vols-basketball-lands-7-footer-uros-plavsic-on-transfer-market

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Basketball-Recruiting-Uros-Plavsic-transfer-Tennessee-132126997/

 

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/tennessee-lands-transfer-from-pac-12

 

Grant Williams makes decision to stay in NBA draft

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/mens_basketball/williams-to-remain-in-nba-draft/article_e61d2708-78d7-11e9-90cf-fb797fe7882d.html

 

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/5/17/18629287/nba-draft-2019-grant-williams-tennessee-vols-basketball

 

Diamond Vols secure most team wins since 2007

https://www.secsports.com/video/26764489/vols-secure-most-sec-wins-2007

 

Vols win game 2 and win series win against Ole Miss

https://www.secsports.com/boxscore/baseball/391371199

 

Lady Vols win game 1 in NCAA softball regional

http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/softball/seggern-s-career-day-headlines-lady-vols-ncaa-regional-win/article_50b9513a-7910-11e9-99ac-87a880703e78.html

 

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/17/softball-no-12-seeded-ut-opens-knoxville-regional-with-8-0-win-vs-lancers.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (5/17/19)

Vol recruiting target a perfect fit for a Jeremy Pruitt team

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-offer-georgia-native-tailor-made-play-jeremy-pruitt/

 

Tennessee targeting another elite defensive lineman

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-offer-elite-defensive-lineman-texas/

 

Strongest metro recruiting areas for Tennessee’s 2019 roster

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/16/tennessee-football-strongest-cities-2019/

 

Vol signee a legend before ever playing a snap for Tennessee

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-signee-legend-played-knoxville-elijah-simmons/

 

Top out of state players on Vols 2019 roster

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/15/tennessee-football-top-10-state-vols-2019/

 

Tennessee defense needs to force turnovers in 2019

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/tennessee-volunteers-football/making-progress-forcing-turnovers/

 

Tennessee “commitment” finalist list doesn’t include the Vols

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/vols-commit-lists-top-6-schools-and-none-of-them-are-tennessee/

 

Can Vols achieve continuity with offensive line?

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/tennessee-volunteers-football/offensive-line-continuity/

 

1 concern that could keep Vols and 3 other SECE contenders from reaching Atlanta

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/1-area-of-concern-that-could-keep-these-4-sec-east-contenders-from-reaching-atlanta/

 

Saints sign VFL to NFL contract

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/saints-announce-signing-of-former-tennessee-defender-following-aaf-stint/

 

Jordan Bone shows elite speed and vertical ability in NBA combine

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/16/tennessee-basketball-jordan-bone-combine/

 

Vols shut out Ole Miss in game 1

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/16/baseball-stallings-shuts-down-no-15-ole-miss-as-vols-take-series-opener.aspx

 

3 Lady Vols earn all-region softball honors

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/16/softball-three-lady-vols-garner-all-region-honors.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (5/16/19)

Local Tennessee recruiting target getting bigger and better

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/a-bigger-cooper-mays-is-proving-to-be-a-better-cooper-mays

 

Vols making pass rusher prospect a recruiting priority

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/vols-continue-to-make-craig-a-priority

 

Vol freshman defensive back shows positive signs in spring camp

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Juco-coach-Jaiden-McCoy-coachable-hard-worker-132071537/

 

Vol QB Guarantano back at Manning Passing Academy

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jarrett-Guarantano-Tennessee-Vols-quarterback-Manning-Passing-Academy-132042239/

 

Watch Vol defensive lineman signee slam a dunk

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Football-Video-Vols-350-pound-DL-signee-Elijah-Simmons-dunks-makes-90-foot-shot-132069483/

 

Tennessee begins sales of new Vol Pass football tickets

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/15/vol-pass-for-football-on-sale-now.aspx

 

Grant Williams a consensus first round draft NBA draft pick

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/15/williams-is-a-consensus-first-round-pick-in-post-lottery-mock-drafts/

 

Former Vol hoopster headed to Nebraska

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/5/15/18625015/tennessee-vols-basketball-forward-derrick-walker-transfer-nebraska-cornhuskers

 

Latest Lady Vol signee coachable and very hard worker

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Juco-coach-Jaiden-McCoy-coachable-hard-worker-132071537/

 

Vols begin final regular season series tonight at 7pm, SEC TV

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/15/baseball-central-no-23-tennessee-vs-no-15-ole-miss.aspx

 

Diamond Vol named to SEC Community Service team

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/15/baseball-stallings-named-to-sec-community-service-team.aspx

 

Vols golf season ends in NCAA regional

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/15/mens-golf-vols-wrap-up-season-with-sixth-place-finish-at-ncaa-regional.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (5/15/19)

Latest Vol football commitment upgraded to 4-star

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/14/tennessee-football-green-4-star/

 

Impact report on Vol juco defensive back commitment

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/13/impact-report-2020-juco-cornerback-art-green/

 

Tennessee recruiting target decommits from SEC rival

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-2020-recruiting-target-decommits-rival-sec-program/

 

Top 2019 recruiting states for Tennessee football

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/13/tennessee-football-strong-states-2019/

 

Vol Jaylen McCollough named one of SEC’s potential freshman impact players

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/sec-freshmen-10-impact-defensive-players-2019/

 

Top instate Vols on 2019 roster

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/14/tennessee-football-vols-in-state-2019/

 

Pruitt believes Vols have had enough breaks since spring camp

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/14/pruitt-weve-had-enough-breaks-since-season-ended/

 

4 Vols in limbo for 2019

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/14/tennessee-football-vols-limbo-need/

 

Concussions of VFL Stanley Morgan (Marvin West)

https://www.knoxtntoday.com/concussions-of-stanley-morgan/

 

Tennessee makes the cut for 5-star guard prospect

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/14/vols-make-the-cut-for-five-star-guard-in-2020-class/

 

Tennessee a finalist for 4-star shooting guard

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/14/vols-among-finalists-for-no-1-in-state-player/

 

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/14/tennessee-basketball-2020-sg-johnson/

 

Grant Williams sets Saturday as decision day on staying in NBA draft

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/05/14/grant-williams-gives-timeline-for-nba-draft-decision/

 

Trio of Vols selected for NBA draft combine

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/14/mens-basketball-trio-of-vols-selected-for-nba-draft-combine.aspx

 

Moving the 3-point line back would have helped Vols

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/05/13/tennessee-basketball-moving-3-point-line-back-helped-vols/

 

Vols remain in top 5 after 36 holes in NCAA golf regional

https://utsports.com/news/2019/5/14/mens-golf-vols-remain-in-top-five-at-ncaa-regionals-after-36-holes.aspx

 

What happened the last time the SEC didn’t have any football head coaching turnover?

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/what-happened-last-time-sec-didnt-have-any-new-coaches-why-history-could-repeat-itself-2019/

 

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