Tennessee

KNOXVILLE — It was always Colton Jumper’s dream to play football for the University of Tennessee.

KNOXVILLE — Likely to be without two of its top wide receivers, Tennessee will need another wideout to step up when the Volunteers come off today's open date with a visit to Georgia next Saturday.

KNOXVILLE — When opposing teams throw the football to Cam Sutton's side of the field, the Tennessee cornerback usually ensures the try ends poorly for them.

KNOXVILLE — There may not have been much in the way of screaming and yelling.

Ole Miss third-year football coach Hugh Freeze inherited a 2-10 program and has the Rebels in the Associated Press top 10, but his powers are limited.

KNOXVILLE — With a trio of bursts into the open field, Jalen Hurd flashed the ability that has Tennessee excited about his future.

KNOXVILLE — For the most part, Tennessee's football coaching staff felt its defense turned in a solid performance on the road against the nation's fourth-ranked team.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee lost two quarterbacks to similar thumb injuries during the 2013 season.

KNOXVILLE — Tennessee sorely missed freshman tight end Ethan Wolf in Saturday night's loss at No. 4 Oklahoma, but the Volunteers hope to have him back for the trip to Georgia following an open date this week.

The Sept. 27 football game between the Tennessee Volunteers and the Georgia Bulldogs in Athens will kick off at noon on ESPN.

NORMAN, Okla. — No player will welcome Tennessee's upcoming open date more than Justin Worley.

NORMAN, Okla. — Overwhelmed often and outmatched nearly all night, Tennessee's football team ought to leave Oklahoma with some semblance of pride and encouragement.

NORMAN, Okla. — Facing its biggest test of the embryonic football season so far, Tennessee's shaky running game again struggled against one of the nation's best defensive fronts.

NORMAN, Okla. — Jim Mallicote and his three friends were part of the thousands of Tennessee fans who trekked west to Oklahoma to see the Volunteers play the fourth-ranked team in the country.

Tennessee's last road win against a ranked team — at Georgia in 2006 — came nearly eight years and 19 games ago, and the Vols last knocked off a top-five team on the road at LSU in 2005.

  • Sept. 14th, 2014  |
  • By Staff Writer

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