Author Archives: Marlon McKinney

Vol Stuff (7/16/19)

Pruitt and Vols set for appearance at approximately 2:30pm today at SEC Media Days

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/15/how-to-watch-pruitt-and-vol-players-at-2019-sec-media-days/

 

Recruiting Vol legacies is an uncertain business (Marvin West)

https://www.knoxtntoday.com/recruiting-vol-legacies-is-uncertain-business/

 

Two Vols named to preseason award watch lists

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/15/two-vols-named-to-prestigious-preseason-award-watch-lists/

 

Tennessee position preview – defensive backs

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/15/2019-fall-camp-position-preview-defensive-backs/

 

5 questions for Jeremy Pruitt at SEC Media Days

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/15/sec-media-days-5-questions-want-jeremy-pruitt-answer/

 

2019 game by game predictions for Tennessee football

https://atozsportsnashville.com/2019-ut-football-game-predictions-tennessee-vols/

 

5 things for Vol fans to pay attention to during SEC Media Days

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/15/2019-sec-media-days-focus-fans/

 

Kyle Alexander makes it four Vols that have signed contracts with NBA teams

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/15/miami-heat-officially-sign-kyle-alexander/

 

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/15/nba-kyle-alexander-signing-miami-heat-makes-sense/

 

Former Lady Vol named WNBA all-star

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/15/womens-basketball-deshields-named-wnba-all-star.aspx

 

Vols in summer league baseball update

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/15/baseball-summer-ball-update-5-heflin-named-cape-code-league-all-star.aspx

 

Everything you need to know from Day of SEC Media Days

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/sec-media-days-monday-notebook-2019/

 

SEC football media days central

https://www.secsports.com/article/27162241/sec-football-media-days-central

 

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Vol Stuff (7/15/19)

5-star linebacker prospect considers Pruitt the master of linebacker coaches

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/12/20692037/tennessee-vols-football-recruiting-savell-smalls-visit-five-star-linerbacker

 

Visit to Tennessee puts Vols in the mix for offensive lineman prospect

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/a-focused-omari-thomas-sees-the-recruiting-trail-more-clearly

 

Tennessee defensive lineman commitment to play in Under Armour All-American game

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-football-recruiting-Vols-DL-commit-to-play-in-Under-Armour-All-America-Game-133626709/

 

Tennessee’s most important 2019 player

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jarrett-Guarantano-Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-season-25-most-important-players-SEC-quarterback-133625263/

 

Inside Tennessee’s offensive playbook

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/14/20693742/inside-the-tennessee-vols-football-playbook-truck-jim-chaney-offense

 

Second year surge – Jahmir Johnson

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Second-Year-Surge-Tennessee-Vols-football-offensive-lineman-Jahmir-Johnson-133630552/

 

How accurate has SEC Media Days been in projecting Tennessee’s SEC results

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/LongFormArticle/2019-SEC-Media-Days-Tennessee-Vols-footballs-history-in-SEC-preseason-poll-133656507/#133656507_1

 

Tennessee opponent preview – South Carolina

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/14/20689767/2019-tennessee-volunteers-vols-football-opponent-preview-south-carolina-gamecocks

 

Tennessee basketball in the mix for 5-star center that could re-classify

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/12/20692137/college-basketball-recruiting-nfaly-dante-reclassification-tennessee-vols-kentucky-lsu-oregon

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/NFaly-Dante-Five-Star-Tennessee-Vols-Basketball-Recruiting-Visit-133628161/  

 

VFL Bone impressing Pistons with court demeanor

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jordan-Bone-NBA-Summer-League-Tennessee-Vols-Basketball–133633208/

 

Anderson relishing role as Vitello’s right hand man

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/anderson-relishing-his-role-as-vitello-s-right-hand-man

 

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Vol Stuff (7/13-14/19)

Tennessee will get visit from top-ranked 2020 outside linebacker recruit

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/12/vols-to-get-visit-from-no-1-olb-in-2020-class/

 

2020 Tennessee recruiting evaluation – defensive backs

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/12/tennessee-football-db-2020-recruiting-evaluating/

 

Vol defensive back target announced decision date

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/12/vol-db-target-sets-announcement-date/

 

In search of an overachieving Tennessee football season

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/tennessee-volunteers-football/12317/

 

VFL & NFL veteran predicts success for Jeremy Pruitt at Tennessee

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-nfl-veteran-gives-perfect-reason-jeremy-pruitt-ut/

 

VFL QB discusses how Jim Chaney will help Jarrett Guarantano this fall

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/13/former-vol-qb-details-how-jim-chaney-will-help-guarantano/

 

Tennessee insider SEC Media Days edition

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/12/insider-mailing-preparing-for-sec-media-days-edition/

 

VFL & current Steeler’s QB Josh Dobbs explains outer space

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/11/tennessee-football-josh-dobbs-space-brissett/

 

New recruiting 2019 target emerges for Barnes and Tennessee basketball

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/13/new-potential-2019-target-emerges-for-vols/

 

Barnes and staff visit top 2020 hoops target

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/11/vol-coaches-visit-top-target-in-2020-recruiting-class/

 

Tennessee basketball history is better than you might think

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/12/the-vols-basketball-history-is-better-than-you-might-think/

 

VFL’s in the NBA summer league update

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/12/mens-basketball-nba-summer-league-update-july-12.aspx

 

The Top 10 most significant Tennessee athletics moments for 2018-19

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/12/tennessee-vols-top-10-moments-2018-2019/

 

Ranking the Top 25 expected most impactful SEC 2019 freshmen

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/top-25-sec-freshmen-2019/

 

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Vol Stuff (7/12/19)

Instate 4-star linebacker and Tennessee target looking forward to senior season

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/more-complete-grimes-looking-ahead-to-senior-year-and-a-decision

 

4-star linebacker prospect plans return visit to Tennessee

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/2021-miami-linebacker-hopes-to-get-visit-rocky-top-again

 

College football pundit believes Vols will win 8-9 games this fall

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/11/20690142/tennessee-vols-football-phil-steele-thinks-eight-nine-wins-2019

 

Vol QB isn’t the problem or solution

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Baseball-Vols-in-pro-baseball-update-133597770/

 

Tennessee most important 2019 players – #2

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Trey-Smith-Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-season-25-most-important-players-SEC-offensive-lineman-133588955/

 

A look at Tennessee’s 2019 opposing quarterbacks

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/LongFormArticle/Tennessee-Vols-2019-season-opposing-quarterbacks-Tua-Tagovailoa-Jake-Fromm-Feleipe-Franks-Jake-Bentley-Kelly-Bryant-133593081/

 

Tennessee opponent preview – Alabama

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/11/20688518/2019-tennessee-volunteers-vols-sec-football-opponent-preview-alabama-crimson-tide

 

Former Vol hoopster lands at school close to home

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/11/20690194/tennessee-vols-basketball-dj-burns-announces-transfer-to-winthrop

 

VFLS’s in MLB update

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/11/baseball-vols-in-the-pros-update-july-11.aspx

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-Vols-Baseball-Vols-in-pro-baseball-update-133597770/

 

Fulmer vague about alcohol sales at Tennessee athletic events

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Phillip-Fulmer-Tennessee-Vols-football-headed-down-that-road-with-alcohol-sales-133567600/

 

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Vol Stuff (7/11/19)

4-star recruiting target says Pruitt is the kind of coach a recruit wants

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/10/four-star-vol-target-pruitt-is-the-kind-of-coach-you-want/

 

2020 Tennessee recruiting class evaluation – Defensive Line

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/10/tennessee-football-dl-2020-recruiting-evaluating/

 

Tennessee a top contender for elite 4-star prospect

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/09/vols-among-top-contenders-for-premier-four-star-athlete/

 

2020 Tennessee recruiting class evaluation – Offensive Line

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/09/tennessee-football-ol-2020-recruiting-evaluating/

 

Pruitt selects 3 Vols to represent Tennessee at SEC Media Days

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/10/football-bituli-guarantano-and-taylor-to-represent-vols-at-sec-media-days.aspx

 

Close games + special teams equals profit for Tennessee

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/tennessee-volunteers-football/close-games-special-teams-profit/

 

9 wins becoming a talking point for Tennessee football

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/10/tennessee-football-9-wins/

 

ESPN expects a top team to have a tough time in Neyland Stadium this fall

https://atozsportsnashville.com/espn-believes-one-of-the-top-teams-tennessee-vols/

 

VFL’s Williams and Schofield show out in first NBA summer league starts

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/10/williams-schofield-show-out-in-starts-in-nba-summer-league/

 

2019 SEC wild card players

https://athlonsports.com/college-football/sec-wild-card-players-2019

 

SEC team representatives set for SEC Media Days

https://www.secsports.com/article/27154994/2019-sec-football-media-days-attendees-announced

 

Thoughts on SEC Media Days Representatives

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/sec-football/5-thoughts-sec-media-days-attendees-list-2019/

 

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Vol Stuff (7/10/19)

ESPN lists Vol QB Jarrett Guarantano as a 2019 breakout player

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jarrett-Guarantano-Tennessee-Vols-quarterback-ESPN-breakout-player-2019-season-133531403/

 

Tennessee’s Top 25 most important 2019 players

#4

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Daniel-Bituli-Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-season-25-most-important-players-SEC-linebacker-133537923/

#5

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Bryce-Thompson-Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-season-25-most-important-players-SEC-cornerback-133508722/

 

Second year surge – Kingston Harris

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Second-Year-Surge-Tennessee-Vols-football-defensive-lineman-Kingston-Harris-133535790/

 

Tennessee opponent preview – Mississippi State

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/9/20684290/2019-tennessee-vols-football-schedule-opponent-preview-mississippi-state-bulldogs-sec

 

Tennessee opponent preview – Vandy

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/LongFormArticle/Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-schedule-opponents-preview-Vanderbilt-Commodores-133488114/

 

VFL Peyton Manning and scholars celebrate community service

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/9/general-peyton-manning-and-scholars-celebrate-leadership-and-community-service.aspx

 

Relationship between Barnes and Turner extends beyond the court

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/relationship-between-barnes-and-turner-extends-beyond-the-court

 

Grant Williams back up strong showing in NBA summer league

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/9/20687380/nba-summer-league-grant-williams-celtics-jordan-bone-pistons-tennessee-vols-basketball

 

Pistons graded VFL Bone as a first round talent

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jordan-Bone-Detroit-Pistons-Tennessee-Vols-First-Round-NBA-Draft-Talent-133522209/

 

Tennessee announces 2019-20 men’s tennis schedule

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/9/woodruff-announces-2019-20-mens-tennis-schedule.aspx

 

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Vol Stuff (7/9/19)

2020 Tennessee football recruiting evaluation – receivers

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/08/tennessee-football-receiver-2020-recruiting-evaluating/

 

Recruit talks about why he likes Tennessee

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/06/marcus-clarke-discusses-why-vols-are-among-his-finalists/

 

Tennessee picks up a new bowl projection

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/08/vols-pick-up-new-2019-bowl-projection/

 

Now is a safe time for Vol optimism (Marvin West)

https://www.knoxtntoday.com/now-is-safe-time-for-vol-optimism/

 

FPI wants you to believe in Tennessee football

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/tennessee-volunteers-football/fpi-wants-you-to-believe/

 

Tennessee football announces August Fan Day

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/8/tennessee-football-announces-2019-fan-day-for-aug-4.aspx

 

5-star shooting guard has Tennessee as a finalist

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/08/five-star-guard-lists-vols-among-finalists/

 

Admiral Schofield proves he belongs in the NBA

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/07/nba-summer-league-admiral-schofield-showed-belonged-nba/

 

Grant Williams debuts as a productive leader

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/07/nba-summer-league-grant-williams-debuted-productive-leader/

 

VFL Alexander having a nice NBA summer league performance

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/05/nba-kyle-alexander-nice-nba-summer-league/

 

Could another Stokes be headed for Tennessee?

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/04/tennessee-basketball-vols-landing-spot-isaiah-stokes/

 

VFL Jarnell Stokes set for NBA summer league play

https://allfortennessee.com/2019/07/05/nba-jarnell-stokes-will-participate-nba-summer-league/

 

VFL Chris Woodruff’s tennis coach contract extended

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/8/mens-tennis-fulmer-announces-woodruff-contract-extension.aspx

 

SEC Media Days schedule announced including Pruitt’s date & time

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/08/when-jeremy-pruitt-vols-will-speak-at-2019-sec-media-days/

 

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Vol Stuff (7/8/19)

4-star linebacker recruit has Tennessee on his list

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/colson-has-three-on-his-mind-early

 

Elite tight end prospect enjoys great visit to Tennessee

https://volrecruitingreports.org/elite-tight-end-hudson-wolfe-enjoys-best-visit-yet-to-knoxville-and-time-spent-with-jeremy-pruitt/

 

Pruitt looks for year 2 improvement with Tennessee football

https://www.secsports.com/video/26858341/pruitt-seeks-progress-year-2

 

Tennessee’s Top 25 most important 2019 players

#6

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Ty-Chandler-Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-season-25-most-important-players-star-running-back-133485769/

#7

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Wanya-Morris-Darnell-Wright-Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-season-25-most-important-players-freshman-offensive-tackles-133467385/

 

Tennessee opponent preview – BYU

https://tennessee.rivals.com/news/scouting-the-opponent-byu

 

Q&A with Tennessee strength & conditioning coach

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Video-Craig-Fitzgerald-Tennessee-football-strength-coach-QA-133454597/

 

Barnes targeting elite 2020 hoops recruits

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/LongFormArticle/Five-Names-Tennessee-basketball-recruiting-2020-Jaden-Springer-Keon-Johnson–133487605/

 

VFL’s Williams & Schofield make their NBA summer league debut

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/7/20684997/tennessee-vols-basketball-grant-williams-admiral-schofield-make-nba-summer-league-debut

 

Lady Vols’ European hoops tour set

https://utsports.com/news/2019/7/5/womens-basketball-lveurope2019-just-amonth-away.aspx

 

Interview with Lady Vols’ assistant hoops coach

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/One-on-one-with-Lady-Vols-assistant-Lacey-Goldwire-133472070/

 

SEC Network kicks off season with full schedule

https://www.secsports.com/article/26855559/sec-network-kicks-football-season-full-slate

 

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Vol Stuff (7/6-7/19)

Tennessee one of the favorites for 4-star running back recruit

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/05/vols-among-top-teams-for-four-star-running-back/

 

Tennessee’s top offensive skill position signees this century

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/LongFormArticle/Tennessees-top-signees-this-century-Offensive-Skill-Positions-133446987/

 

One college football prognosticator source has Tennessee favored in 9 games

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/05/espns-fpi-has-vols-favored-in-nine-games-in-2019/

 

Stranger things – Tennessee coaching edition

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/4/20681912/comparing-stranger-things-to-tennessee-vols-coaches-netflix

 

Tennessee’s 2019 most important players – #8

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Jauan-Jennings-Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-season-25-most-important-players-starter-wide-receiver-133449262/

 

Tennessee opponent preview – Mizzou

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/LongFormArticle/Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-schedule-opponents-preview-Missouri-Tigers-133417857/

 

Find the rhythm in Tennessee’s 2019 football schedule

https://gamedayonrockytop.com/tennessee-volunteers-football/finding-the-rhythm-in-tennessees-schedule/

 

4-star juco recruit flips from Vols to Miss State

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/05/vol-commit-flips-to-another-sec-school/

 

https://www.rockytoptalk.com/2019/7/5/20683654/tennessee-vols-football-recruiting-jordan-davis-flips-mississippi-state

 

Davonte Gaines should be a stat stuffer for Tennessee basketball

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/05/davonte-gaines-should-be-a-stat-stuffer-for-the-vols/

 

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Vol Stuff (7/5/19)

Tennessee picks up new 2021 commitment

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Tennessee-football-recruiting-Alabama-DB-Jay-Jones-commits-to-Vols-after-early-offer-133429814/

 

Tennessee among finalist for 4-star athlete

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/04/four-star-athlete-includes-vols-among-finalists/

 

Tennessee recruiting target reveals Jeremy Pruitt’s best trait

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-recruit-reveals-jeremy-pruitts-best-trait/

 

VFL Manning has a message all recruits should hear

https://atozsportsnashville.com/tennessee-vols-peyton-manning-message-all-recruits/

 

2019 Tennessee Offense Preview

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/better-worse-previewing-tennessee-offense-2019/

 

2019 Tennessee Defense Preview

https://www.saturdaydownsouth.com/tennessee-football/better-or-worse-previewing-tennessee-defense-2019/

 

Time to show improvement Tennessee mailbag

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/03/insider-mailing-time-to-show-improvement-edition/

 

Tennessee’s Top 25 most important 2019 players – #9

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/Article/Josh-Palmer-Tennessee-Vols-football-2019-season-25-most-important-players-starter-wide-receiver-133415447/

 

Tennessee considered 2nd most experienced team in SEC

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/03/vols-listed-as-second-most-experienced-team-in-sec/

 

A look at Tennessee basketball’s top recruiting targets

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/03/a-look-at-the-vols-top-targets-in-mens-basketball/

 

Updating the 2019-20 basketball non-conference schedule

https://www.rockytopinsider.com/2019/07/04/updating-the-vols-2019-20-non-conference-schedule/

 

https://247sports.com/college/tennessee/LongFormArticle/Tennessee-Vols-Basketball-Vols-to-face-Florida-State-to-open-Emerald-Coast-Classic-133426967/

 

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