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  • Notes: Kerbyson 'pleasant surprise'

    Notes: Kerbyson 'pleasant surprise'

    Kyler Kerbyson waited patiently for the chance to crack Tennessee’s starting lineup on the offensive line, and he seems to be making the most of his opportunity this spring. More

  • Reeves-Maybin gaining confidence

    Reeves-Maybin gaining confidence

    The battle for Tennessee's third first-team linebacker spot hasn't been all that wild this spring, after all. Sophomore Jalen Reeves-Maybin continues to hold it down. More

  • Notes: Defensive playmakers needed

    Notes: Defensive playmakers needed

    With just five spring practices remaining, coach Butch Jones hopes UT can accomplish several things by next week. For starters, the Vols need a few playmakers on defense. More

  • Notes: Injury not holding back Lane

    Notes: Injury not holding back Lane

    Tennessee running back Marlin Lane still is wearing a cast on his left hand and wrist because of an injury he suffered last month, but it's not affecting him on the field. More

  • Maggitt fine with D-end emphasis

    Maggitt fine with D-end emphasis

    At this rate, perhaps it’s best call Curt Maggitt a “defender." Tennessee's talented junior is spending most of his time these days away from his old outside linebacker spot. More

  • Live updates: Tuesday practice

    Live updates: Tuesday practice

    The Tennessee football team practiced Tuesday afternoon, and govols247’s Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan were in Neyland-Thompson Sports Center to take in the action. More

  • Reeves-Maybin seizing spring chance

    Reeves-Maybin seizing spring chance

    At 6-foot-1, 214 pounds, Jalen Reeves-Maybin looks like a safety but plays outside linebacker. But no one is complaining about the sophomore's performance this spring. More

  • Notes: OL looking to 'surprise'

    Notes: OL looking to 'surprise'

    Tennessee redshirt junior offensive lineman Kyler Kerbyson says he and the rest of the Vols' rebuilding offensive line are "playing with a chip on our shoulder" this year. More

  • Live updates: First day in pads

    Live updates: First day in pads

    The Tennessee football team practiced Tuesday afternoon, and govols247’s Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan were on Haslam Field to take in the action. More

  • Pre-Spring Primer: Linebacker

    Pre-Spring Primer: Linebacker

    Let’s continue our pre-spring primer by looking at Tennessee's linebackers — a group with plenty of intrigue. More

  • Grading the class: Defense

    Grading the class: Defense

    In the second half of this two-part series, govols247 examines Tennessee's 2014 class with a position-by-position breakdown of its incoming signees on defense. More

  • The govols247 Awards: Defense

    The govols247 Awards: Defense

    Let’s take a quick look back at Tennessee’s 2013 football season and present our annual govols247 awards on the defensive side of the ball. More

  • Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 1

    Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 1

    Let’s conclude our look at the top 10 moments of Butch Jones’ first season with the Tennessee football team at No. 1. More

  • Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 2

    Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 2

    Let’s continue our look at the top 10 moments of Butch Jones’ first season with the Tennessee football team at No. 2. More

  • Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 3

    Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 3

    Let’s continue our look at the top 10 moments of Butch Jones’ first season with the Tennessee football team at No. 3. More

  • Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 4

    Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 4

    Let’s continue our look at the top 10 moments of Butch Jones’ first season with the Tennessee football team at No. 4. More

  • Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 5

    Top 10 Moments of 2013: No. 5

    Let’s continue our look at the top 10 moments of Butch Jones’ first season with the Tennessee football team at No. 5. More

  • What We Learned: Tigers tame Vols

    What We Learned: Tigers tame Vols

    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Let’s take a look at What We Learned from Tennessee’s blowout loss at 10th-ranked Missouri on Saturday at Faurot Field. More

  • Vols Confidential: Mizzou week

    Vols Confidential: Mizzou week

    Let’s take a quick look at the Tennessee football team’s preparations for Saturday’s game at 10th-ranked Missouri in this week’s Vols Confidential. More

  • Notes: Jones excited by APR news

    Notes: Jones excited by APR news

    The next round of official Academic Progress Rate figures won’t be released for months, but UT coach Butch Jones didn’t want to wait that long to announce the good news. More

  • Notes: Vols make secondary move

    Notes: Vols make secondary move

    Tennessee's Butch Jones thinks safeties Brian Randolph and Byron Moore will play Saturday at Missouri. Just in case, though, Jones moved a freshman back to the secondary. More

  • Five Questions: Vols-Tide

    Five Questions: Vols-Tide

    Let's look at five of the most crucial questions Tennessee hopes to answer in today's game at top-ranked Alabama in Bryant-Denny Stadium. More

  • The Matchups: Vols-Tide

    The Matchups: Vols-Tide

    Final game predictions will come later in the week, but let’s start looking at how Tennessee matches up with Saturday's opponent — the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. More

  • Five Answers: Vols 23, Gamecocks 21

    Five Answers: Vols 23, Gamecocks 21

    We listed five of the most crucial questions Tennessee had to answer in Saturday's game against 11th-ranked South Carolina. Here’s how UT answered them in a 23-21 win. More

  • The Matchups: Vols-Gamecocks

    The Matchups: Vols-Gamecocks

    Final game predictions will come later in the week, but let’s start looking at how Tennessee matches up with Saturday's opponent — the No. 11 South Carolina Gamecocks. More

  • Five Things: Second-half help

    Five Things: Second-half help

    With the second half of Tennessee’s football season ready to start next week, let’s take a quick look at some off-the-radar players who could help the Vols down the stretch. More

  • Reeves-Maybin's role expanding?

    Reeves-Maybin's role expanding?

    After making several big plays on special teams, true freshman linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin could get a chance to help Tennessee's defense in certain situations. More

  • Defensive progress pleases Jancek

    Defensive progress pleases Jancek

    Bye-week practice has allowed coordinator John Jancek to sit back and go back to basics with a Tennessee defense that’s improved in every measurable category this season. More

  • The Midweek Stock Report: 10/9/13

    The Midweek Stock Report: 10/9/13

    Woulda! Coulda! Shoula! Didn't! Ron Swanson doesn't do moral victories, and neither does The MSR. But credit where due, anyway. Come see all that and more. More

  • Five Answers: UGA 34, Vols 31 (OT)

    Five Answers: UGA 34, Vols 31 (OT)

    We staff listed five of the most crucial questions Tennessee had to answer in Saturday's game against No. 6 Georgia. Here’s how UT answered them in a 34-31, overtime loss. More

  • Notes: Vols shine on special teams

    Notes: Vols shine on special teams

    Tennessee's special-teams units once were among its most glaring weaknesses, but the Vols made some of their biggest plays on special teams in their 34-31 loss to Georgia. More

  • The Postgame 2-4-7: UT-Georgia

    The Postgame 2-4-7: UT-Georgia

    GoVols247 takes a look at the biggest moments, players and stats from Tennessee’s 34-31 loss to No. 6 Georgia on Saturday at Neyland Stadium with The Postgame 2-4-7. More

  • Commentary: Painful progress

    Commentary: Painful progress

    Tennessee took a humongous step forward Saturday night in Neyland Stadium. It just might have been one of the most painful step forwards we’ll ever see on a football field. More

  • What We Learned: Dawgs edge Vols

    What We Learned: Dawgs edge Vols

    Let’s take a look at What We Learned from Tennessee’s 34-31, overtime loss to sixth-ranked Georgia on Saturday in Neyland Stadium. More

  • What We Learned: Vols survive USA

    What We Learned: Vols survive USA

    Let’s take a look at What We Learned from Tennessee’s 31-24 win over South Alabama on Saturday afternoon in Neyland Stadium. More

  • Notes: Run game facing challenges

    Notes: Run game facing challenges

    Tennessee’s passing game has posted relatively modest numbers through the Vols' first four games this season, and that hasn’t helped their running game. More

  • Tennessee's top remaining needs

    Tennessee's top remaining needs

    With the start of the 2013 season just days away, Tennessee already has racked up 24 commitments for the 2014 class. But the Vols still have several needs to fill. More

  • Notes: Jones' status still unclear

    Notes: Jones' status still unclear

    Tennessee coach Butch Jones provided an update Tuesday afternoon on junior cornerback Riyahd Jones' leg injury, but it's still not clear how serious it might be. More

  • Injury, position changes on defense

    Injury, position changes on defense

    A new injury and a pair of position changes brought a new look to Tennessee's defense during the first of the Vols' two practices scheduled for Monday. More

  • Notes: Tennessee puts on full pads

    Notes: Tennessee puts on full pads

    It didn’t come as much of a surprise to Tennessee defensive coordinator John Jancek that the Vols’ practice Tuesday night wasn’t as physical as he would have liked. More

  • Five Things: Defensive battles

    Five Things: Defensive battles

    Butch Jones like to promote competition, and that shouldn’t be a problem heading into his first season with the UT football program. Here are five battles to watch on defense. More

  • Spring synopsis: Safety

    Spring synopsis: Safety

    Let’s take a look at the spring and forecast the fall for the Tennessee football team. We’ll continue with the safeties. More

  • Martinez happy with new DB trio

    Martinez happy with new DB trio

    A question about Lemond Johnson gave UT secondary coach Willie Martinez a chance to praise all three of the Vols’ January enrollees on the back end. He happily took it. More

  • Saturday scrimmage observations

    Saturday scrimmage observations

    The Tennessee football team had its final pre-Orange and White Game scrimmage of the spring Saturday in Neyland Stadium. Here are some quick observations from the day. More

  • Grading the class: Safety

    Grading the class: Safety

    GoVols247 concludes its nine-part, position-by-position breakdown of Tennessee's 2013 signing class with a look at the Vols' incoming safeties. More

  • Defining moments for 2013 class

    Defining moments for 2013 class

    GoVols247 takes a look at five pivotal moments or stretches that played significant roles in shaping Tennessee’s 2013 signing class. More

  • Tennessee's 2013 class superlatives

    Tennessee's 2013 class superlatives

    With National Signing Day is now in the rearview mirror, govols247 takes a closer look at Tennessee’s 21 new signees in the 2013 class and hands out a few awards. More

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