Kevin Punter Named to All-SEC Team

Despite missing the final five games of the regular season due to injury, Vol guard Kevin Punter was given All-SEC second team honors. Punter was the heart and soul of UT’s squad this season. He averaged 22.2 points per game, making him the second-leading scorer in the SEC behind Ole Miss’ Stefan Moody. He also…

Vols Get Commit From 2017 Tight End

Chase Rogers is a 3-star tight end in the class of 2017. On Monday night, he became the commit to Tennessee’s 2017 recruiting. He made his announcement via Twitter… It's Official #GoVols pic.twitter.com/fvOZEdfVEa — chase rogers (@ChaseARogers) March 8, 2016 Rogers hails from Bay Saint Louis, MS and stands at 6’3″, 229 pounds. He will…

The Tennessean Refuses to Report Both Sides of the UT Lawsuit

There are two sides to every story. At The Tennessean, a large Nashville-based newspaper that regularly covers University of Tennessee athletics, it appears that this fact has been forgotten. On February 9, 2016, The Tennessean published the first report about the now ubiquitous lawsuit that alleges culture problems at UT. Since that day, the paper…

Twitter Reaction to Peyton Manning’s Retirement

  “Pundits will speculate that my effort and drive over the past 18 years were about mastery. And about working to master every aspect of the NFL game. Well, don’t believe them, because every moment, every drop of sweat, every bleery-eyed night of preparation,¬†every note I took, and every frame of film I watched, was…

Pre-Spring Football Press Conference Odds & Ends

Tennessee football head coach Butch Jones, defensive coordinator Bob Shoop, and offensive coordinator Mike DeBord gave a press conference leading up to the start of spring football practice on Monday. Butch Jones gave some news about injuries and position changes and the coaches each gave some interesting quotes. Here’s a quick recap: -Jones gave a…