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Tennessee Vols Football slides past UMass, 17-13

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – John Kelly rushed for 101 yards and Quinten Dormady threw for 187 yards as Tennessee held on to defeat UMass 17-13 in front of a crowd of 95,324 at Neyland Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Tennessee (3-1, 0-1 SEC) got off to a slow start in the opening quarter, but turned things up in the second quarter by scoring two touchdowns to take a 14-6 lead into the half.

“We needed to get win number three, and we got win number three,” said head coach Butch Jones. “At the end of the day it’s all about getting the victory, but the performance was just flat out unacceptable and we’ll get back to work tonight and we will work to correct it.”

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Quinten Dormady (12) passes the ball against the Massachusetts Minutemen during the first quarter at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Quinten Dormady (12) passes the ball against the Massachusetts Minutemen during the first quarter at Neyland Stadium. (Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Football hosts UMass Saturday

 

Tennessee vs. UMass

Saturday, September 23rd, 201 | 11:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium | TV: SEC Network

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – Tennessee Volunteers Football takes on UMass on Saturday at Neyland Stadium. The game will feature a noon ET kickoff on SEC Network.

Tennessee (2-1) is coming off a 26-20 road loss to Florida on September 16th. Junior running back John Kelly set career highs with 141 rushing yards and 96 receiving yards and played a major role in the Vols’ second half rally before the Gators took the win on a Hail Mary with time expiring.

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Tennessee Vols Football travels to Florida to take on the Gators

 

#23 Tennessee at #24/25 Florida

Saturday, September 15th, 2017 | 2:30pm CT
Gainesville, FL | Ben Hill Griffin Stadium | TV: CBS

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 23 Tennessee opens SEC play against conference rival No. 24/25 Florida on Saturday with a 2:30pm CT kickoff on CBS at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.

Brad Nessler (play-by-play) and Gary Danielson (analyst) will be in the booth and Allie LaForce will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest and Brent Hubbs. Sirius Channel 138 and XM Channel 191 will also carry a live audio broadcast.

Hurricane Irma has affected some road conditions in Florida. Fans planning to attend the game in Gainesville should plan ahead and stay up to date with news from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Florida Highway Patrol (FHP).

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#25/21 Tennessee Vols beat Indiana State at home, 42-7

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – The #25/21-ranked Tennessee Volunteers led from the first play to the last in a 42-7 victory over Indiana State on Saturday in the home opener at Neyland Stadium.

“Today was a good win,” head coach Butch Jones said. “I’m really proud of our players. They showed some mental toughness. With the short turnaround, I thought they did a very good job all week long of trying to prepare their bodies and their minds, so I’m really proud of them. I thought one of the keys to the game was third-down defense and being able to get off the field.”

Tennessee (2-0) wasted no time in taking the momentum when freshman Ty Chandler returned the opening kickoff 91 yards for a touchdown, and the Vols scored 28 unanswered points to start against the Sycamores (0-2).

Tennessee Volunteers running back Carlin Fils-aime (27) carries the ball on his way to scoring a touchdown against the Indiana State Sycamores during the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back Carlin Fils-aime (27) carries the ball on his way to scoring a touchdown against the Indiana State Sycamores during the first half at Neyland Stadium. (Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Football faces Indiana State in home opener, Saturday

 

#25/21 Tennessee vs. Indiana State

Saturday, September 9th, 2017 | 3:00pm CT
Knoxville, TN | Neyland Stadium

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 25/21 Tennessee takes on Indiana State on Saturday at 3:00pm CT on SEC Network in the Vols’ 2017 home opener at Neyland Stadium.

David Neal (play-by-play) and Matt Stinchcomb (analyst) will be in the booth and Dawn Davenport will report from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest and Brent Hubbs. Sirius Channel 78 and XM Channel 190 will also carry a live audio broadcast.

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Tennessee Vols Football beats Georgia Tech in Double Overtime Thriller

 

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Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsAtlanta, GA – Tennessee junior John Kelly dashed for four touchdowns and picked up 128 of UT’s 148 rushing yards on the ground en route to a double overtime victory against Georgia Tech in the Vols’ season opening Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on Monday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Tennessee went into overtime for the second-consecutive season opener, using three rushes and an extra point by Aaron Medley to score in the first period after Georgia Tech crossed the plane on their possession to keep the game tied, 35-35.

Tennessee Volunteers running back John Kelly (4) carries the ball for a touchdown against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets during the fourth quarter at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Volunteers running back John Kelly (4) carries the ball for a touchdown against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets during the fourth quarter at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. (Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Vols Football travels to Georgia Tech Monday

 

No. 25/24 Tennessee at Georgia Tech

Monday, September 4th, 2017 | 7:00pm CT
Mercedes-Benz Stadium | Atlanta, GA | TV: ESPN

Tennessee Volunteers - UT VolsKnoxville, TN – No. 25/24 Tennessee will open its 2017 season on Monday, September 4th, 2017 against Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

The game will feature an 7:00pm CT kickoff on ESPN with Rece Davis (play-by-play) and Kirk Herbstreit (analyst) in the booth and Maria Taylor reporting from the sidelines. Vol Network radio affiliates will have a live audio broadcast with Bob Kesling, Tim Priest and Brent Hubbs. Sirius and XM satellite radio will also carry the game on Channel 80.

No. 25/24 Tennessee takes on Georgia Tech on Sept. 4 on ESPN in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (UT Athletics)

No. 25/24 Tennessee takes on Georgia Tech on Sept. 4 on ESPN in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. (UT Athletics)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Volleyball, Soccer off to good starts for Governors

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – There’s an old saying that goes ‘it’s not how you start, but how you finish’ and that adage is true almost without exception … but it doesn’t hurt to get off to a good start either.

Just ask the Austin Peay State University’s volleyball and soccer teams who have both gotten off to sparking 3-1 starts to begin their respective seasons.

The volleyball team came out blazing this past weekend in their own Culvers Governors Challenge winning their first three matches, including a five-set victory over nationally-ranked #19 Missouri, along with wins versus Missouri-Kansas City and Marshall before falling in their final match of the weekend to preseason number two pick in The Missouri Valley Conference University of Northern Iowa.

Austin Peay Volleyball and Soccer teams start 2017 season hot. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball and Soccer teams start 2017 season hot. (APSU Sports Information)

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Instant Peay Play: APSU Volleyball primed to make deep OVC run in 2017

 

APSU Women's VolleyballClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s volleyball team reports this weekend looking to build off its turnaround campaign of 2016 and make a deep run at its first Ohio Valley Conference championship since 2010.

The Governors are coming off a 24-11 season last fall — a 12.5 game improvement from its 10-22 record in 2015 – the fifth-best season improvement in NCAA Division I in 2016 and trailing only Quinnipiac, Notre Dame, Northeastern and Bowling Green.

Austin Peay Volleyball set for a great 2017 season. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Volleyball set for a great 2017 season. (APSU Sports Information)

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Tennessee Lady Vols release Non-Conference Schedule

 

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UT Lady VolsKnoxville, TN – Notre Dame, Stanford and Texas headline a challenging non-conference Tennessee women’s basketball schedule that was released Thursday by sixth-year Lady Vol Head Coach Holly Warlick.

Tip times and television network assignments will be available at a later date when the information is approved for release.
 
UT returns two full-time starters (Mercedes RussellJaime Nared) and a part-time starter (Meme Jackson) from a team that finished 20-12 overall and 10-6 in the SEC (fifth place) a year ago vs. the nation’s No. 5-rated schedule. Warlick also welcomes the nation’s No. 1-ranked recruiting class to Knoxville, including guards Evina Westbrook and Anastasia Hayes, wing Rennia Davis and post Kasiyahna Kushkituah.

Tennessee Lady Vols Challenging Schedule Includes Texas, Notre Dame, Stanford. (UT Athletics)

Tennessee Lady Vols Challenging Schedule Includes Texas, Notre Dame, Stanford. (UT Athletics)

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