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Ex-Vols Johnson and Williams to stand trial together on rape charges, judge rules

Former University of Tennessee football teammates A.J. Johnson and Michael Williams will share the defense table at an upcoming trial on rape charges for the sake of “judicial economy,” a Knox County judge ruled Wednesday. 578 more words

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Georgia LB Peterson set to choose Vols during Army All-American Bowl

SAN ANTONIO — J.J. Peterson has a few days before he announces his college choice during Saturday’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl. The elite linebacker from Colquitt County (Moultrie, Ga.) could change his mind, but that’s not likely. 184 more words

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UT Vols' immaturity among many issues, Rick Barnes says

Tennessee basketball has problems with practicing well, ego, immaturity, playing casually with a lead and the list rolls on well beyond that for coach Rick Barnes’ bunch. 935 more words

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Bobby Gratz, who played for Vols, Knoxville educator, dies at 73

Bobby Gratz, alternate captain of the 1965 Tennessee football team and much-respected Knoxville educator, died Thursday in Knoxville. He was 73.

He started at right guard, playing at 5-foot-11, 204 pounds, and was a second team All-SEC selection that season. 403 more words

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Bob Sandlin, starter at wingback for 1958 Tennessee Vols, dies at 80

Bob Sandlin, a three-year letter winner and 1958 starter at wingback under University of Tennessee football coach Bowden Wyatt, passed away on Saturday. He was 80. 371 more words

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UT Vols left out of bowl fun again, but these SEC teams aren't

As if you needed another reminder of how bad Tennessee’s recent football season was, the bowl season provides it.

Eighty teams including nine SEC teams qualified for bowls. 633 more words

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Breaking down the Jeremy Pruitt hire and preparing for early signing period

On this edition of The Volunteer State, Geoff Calkins of The Commercial Appeal, John Adams of The Knoxville News Sentinel and The Tennessean’s Joe Rexrode discuss the hiring of Jeremy Pruitt as Tennessee’s next head coach, as well as prepare for the early signing period. 48 more words

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