2016 Vol Opponent Previews & Predictions: Virginia Tech

FOX Sports Knoxville is breaking down every opponent on Tennessee’s schedule before the season starts so you can be as prepared as possible for what could be a huge year for Vol football. Check out the whole series by clicking here.  What: Tennessee Volunteers vs. Virginia Tech Hokies (Pilot/Flying J Battle at Bristol) Where: Bristol,…

2017 Wide Receiver KD Nixon De-Commits from Tennessee

4-star Desoto, TX wide receiver KD Nixon announced Sunday on Twitter that he is re-opening his recruiting, though, he has since deleted his tweet. Nixon’s announcement comes in the wake of perhaps the biggest recruiting weekend in the history of Tennessee football where the Vols received commitments from eight different prospects. Nixon originally committed to Tennessee…

Summitt Foundation Releases Statement on Pat Summitt’s Condition

Reports surfaced early Sunday morning that legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt is facing serious health concerns. Summitt was diagnosed with early onset dementia in August 2011 and she stepped down from her coaching position in April 2012. The Pat Summitt Foundation, a charity that was created following Summitt’s diagnosis that supports Alzheimer’s research,…

Tennessee Basketball’s Non-Conference Schedule is Set

The season is a long way off but we now know exactly who, when, and where Tennessee will be playing for its nonconference basketball games. For a team that has only one senior on the roster, UT’s nonconference games are a monstrous task. With national runner-up North Carolina and West Coast Conference champions Gonzaga, on…

Two UT Offensive Linemen Leaving Program

Vols’ offensive lineman Ray Raulerson confirmed on Friday that he and teammate Dontavious Blair are transferring from UT. “I really loved it at Tennessee,” Raulerson told the Knoxville News Sentinel, “But I’m going to go to a place where I have a better chance to play.” He went on to say that he had made this…

Five Vols Named on Athlon’s Preseason All-American Team

You know football is close when preseason All-America lists start coming out. Athlon Sports dropped their All-America team on Wednesday and five Vols made the cut. Running back Jalen Hurd is the only UT player on the offensive side of the ball that made Athlon’s list. He was named a fourth-team All-American. On defense, Derek Barnett…