Vols In The NFL - Week 9 Update/Week 10 Schedule

VFL Jason Witten is approaching the NFL's all-time top 10 in career receptions. He is currently 11th all-time with 987 and trails former Pittsburgh Steelers great Hines Ward (1,000 catches from 1998-2011) by 13.

Manning Milestones

VFL Peyton Manning is three yards away from becoming the NFL's all-time passing leader. He has 71,836 career passing yards. Brett Favre holds the record at 71,838.

Manning is also tied with Favre for most wins by a starting quarterback (186). His next victory would give him sole claim as the NFL's winningest quarterback.

Week 9 Update/Week 10 Schedule

Player Pos. Team Last Week Result Week 8 Stats Week 9 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants at Tampa Bay W, 32-18 1 tackle vs. NE, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Eric Berry DB Kansas City Bye at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City Bye at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. Washington W, 27-10 3 tackles, 2 pass def at NYG, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Britton Colquitt P Denver at Indianapolis L, 27-24 5 punts, 43.0 avg, 2 in 20 vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City Bye at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore Bye vs. JAC, 1 pm ET, CBS
Matt Darr P Miami at Buffalo L, 33-17 3 punts, 38.0 avg, 2 in 20 at PHI, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Arian Foster RB Houston Bye at CIN (Mon), 8:30 pm, ET, ESPN
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh vs. Oakland W, 38-35 Started at LG vs. CLE, 1 pm ET, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City Bye at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee at New Orleans W, 34-28 OT 3 rec, 17 yards, 1 TD vs. CAR, 1 pm ET, FOX
Malik Jackson DE Denver at Indianapolis L, 27-24 5 tackles, 3 pass def vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami at Buffalo L, 33-17 DNP at PHI, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans vs. Tennessee L, 34-28 OT Practice squad at WAS, 1 pm, ET, FOX
Peyton Manning QB Denver at Indianapolis L, 27-24 21-of-36, 281 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. Washington W, 27-10 -- at NYG, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh vs. Oakland W, 38-35 -- vs. CLE, 1 pm ET, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay vs. NY Giants L, 32-18 -- vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo vs. Miami W, 33-17 2 PR, 8.0 avg at PHI, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. St. Louis W, 21-18 4 KR, 25.0 avg at OAK, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland at Pittsburgh L, 38-35 2 rec, 16 yards vs. MIN, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. Green Bay W, 37-29 -- at TEN, 1 pm ET, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta at San Francisco L, 17-16 Practice Squad Bye
James Stone C/G Atlanta at San Francisco L, 17-16 DNP Bye
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. NY Giants L, 32-18 -- vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami at Buffalo L, 33-17 Started on OL at PHI, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dan Williams DT Oakland at Pittsburgh L, 38-35 3 tackles vs. MIN, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Jason Witten TE Dallas vs. Philadelphia L, 33-27 6 rec, 43 yards at TB, 1 pm ET, FOX
-- = played, no stats

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 10)

On Nov. 10, 1990, future NFL All-Pro Carl Pickens set the Tennessee record for catches in a game with 13 in a 34-29 loss to No. 1 Notre Dame.


On Nov. 10, 2001, Tennessee thumped Memphis, 49-28 as Travis Stephens ran for 124 yards. Casey Clausen threw for 298 yards and five touchdowns.

 

NOVEMBER 10 (10-5)
1900 L, 0-23 Auburn (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1906 L, 0-21 Kentucky A&M
1923 L, 7-51 Vanderbilt
1928 W, 37-0 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1934 W, 14-0 MISSISSIPPI STATE
1945 W, 34-0 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1951 W, 60-14 WASHINGTON & LEE
1956 W, 6-0 No. 2 Georgia Tech
1962 W, 28-16 TULANE
1979 W, 40-18 No. 13 NOTRE DAME
1984 W, 41-9 MEMPHIS STATE
1990 L, 29-34 No. 1 NOTRE DAME
2001 W, 49-28 MEMPHIS
2007 W, 34-13 ARKANSAS
2012 L, 51-48 MISSOURI (4 OT)

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 9)

NOVEMBER 9 (9-6-1)
1901      L, 0-22                    Vanderbilt
1907      T, 0-0                       KENTUCKY A&M
1912      L, 14-27                 Mercer
1929      W, 73-0                 CARSON-NEWMAN
1935      W, 14-13              Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tennessee.
1940      W, 41-0                 Southwestern (N) @ Memphis, Tennessee.
1946      W, 18-14              Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tennessee.
1957      W, 21-6                 No. 18 GEORGIA TECH
1963      W, 26-0                 Tulane
1968      L, 14-28                 Auburn (N) @ Birmingham, Alabama.
1974      W, 34-6                 MEMPHIS STATE
1985      W, 17-7                 Memphis State
1991      W, 35-34              No. 5 Notre Dame
1996      L, 17-21                 Memphis
2002      L, 3-26                    No. 2 MIAMI (FL)
2013      L, 23-55                  AUBURN

Vols In the NFL - Week 9 Schedule

Follow your favorite VFLs in NFL Week 9 action today!

Player Pos. Team Week 9 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants at TB, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Eric Berry DB Kansas City Bye
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City Bye
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. WAS, 1 pm ET, FOX
Britton Colquitt P Denver at IND, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City Bye
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore Bye
Matt Darr P Miami at BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Arian Foster RB Houston Bye
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh vs. OAK, 1 pm ET, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City Bye
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee at NO, 1 pm ET, CBS
Malik Jackson DE Denver at IND, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami at BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans vs. TEN, 1 pm ET, CBS
Peyton Manning QB Denver at IND, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. WAS, 1 pm ET, FOX
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh vs. OAK, 1 pm ET, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay vs. NYG, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo vs. MIA, 1 pm ET, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. STL, 1 pm, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland at PIT, 1 pm, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. GB, 1 pm, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta at SF, 4:05 pm, FOX
James Stone C/G Atlanta at SF, 4:05 pm, FOX
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. NYG, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami at BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dan Williams DT Oakland at PIT, 1 pm ET, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas vs. PHI, 8:30 pm ET, NBC

Vols In The NFL - Week 8 Update/Week 9 Schedule

Undefeated Vols

As we enter Week 9 of the NFL season, six Vols are on undefeated teams:

Carolina Panthers (7-0): Chris Scott
Denver Broncos (7-0): Peyton Manning, Malik Jackson, Britton Colquitt
New England Patriots (7-0): Jerod Mayo, Justin Coleman

Peyton Closing In On Favre's Yardage Mark

VFL Peyton Manning is 283 passing yards away from Brett Favre's all-time career record of 71,838. Manning also has 186 career wins as a starting QB, which is tied for most all-time with Favre.

Player Pos. Team Last Week Result Week 8 Stats Week 9 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants at New Orleans L, 52-49 3 tackles, 2 solo at TB, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Eric Berry DB Kansas City vs. Detroit W, 45-10 3 tackles, 3 solo Bye
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City vs. Detroit W, 45-10 Non-football injury list Bye
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. Miami W, 36-7 5 tackles, 5 solo, 1 pass def. vs. WAS, 1 pm ET, FOX
Britton Colquitt P Denver vs. Green Bay W, 29-10 3 punts, 40.0 avg, 2 in 20 at IND, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City vs. Detroit W, 45-10 4 punts, 41.0 avg, 3 in 20 Bye
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore vs. San Diego W, 29-26 -- Bye
Matt Darr P Miami at New England L, 36-7 6 punts, 58.2 avg, 1 in 20 at BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Arian Foster RB Houston vs. Tennessee W, 20-6 Injured Reserve Bye
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati L, 16-10 Started at LG vs. OAK, 1 pm ET, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City vs. Detroit W, 45-10 -- Bye
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee at Houston L, 20-6 2 rec, 17 yards at NO, 1 pm ET, CBS
Malik Jackson DE Denver vs. Green Bay W, 29-10 1 tackle, 1 safety, 1 pass def. at IND, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami at New England L, 36-7 Started at RT at BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans vs. NY Giants W, 52-49 -- vs. TEN, 1 pm ET, CBS
Peyton Manning QB Denver vs. Green Bay W, 29-10 21-of-29, 340 yards, 1 INT at IND, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. Miami W, 36-7 1 tackle, 1 solo vs. WAS, 1 pm ET, FOX
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh vs. Cincinnati L, 16-10 2 tackles, 2 solo vs. OAK, 1 pm ET, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay at Atlanta W, 23-20 DNP vs. NYG, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo Bye vs. MIA, 1 pm ET, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota at Chicago W, 23-20 2 KR, 21.0 avg vs. STL, 1 pm, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland vs. NY Jets W, 34-20 -- at PIT, 1 pm, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. Indianapolis W, 29-26 OT -- vs. GB, 1 pm, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay L, 23-20 Practice Squad at SF, 4:05 pm, FOX
James Stone C/G Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay L, 23-20 -- at SF, 4:05 pm, FOX
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay at Atlanta W, 23-20 Started at TE vs. NYG, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami at New England L, 36-7 Started at LG at BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dan Williams DT Oakland vs. NY Jets W, 34-20 Started at DT at PIT, 1 pm ET, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas vs. Seattle L, 13-12 2 rec, 16 yards vs. PHI, 8:30 pm ET, NBC
-- = played, no stats

This Day In #Vols History (11/5/15)

Justin Worley picked up his first win as a Vols' quarterback on Nov. 5, 2011 as Tennessee defeated Middle Tennessee, 24-0 on Homecoming.

On Nov. 5, 1955, Tennessee tied 8th-ranked Georgia Tech, 7-7 in Atlanta.

NOVEMBER 5 (8-5-1)
1904 L, 0-22 Vanderbilt
1910 L, 0-10 KENTUCKY STATE
1921 W, 14-7 Mississippi A&M (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1927 W, 32-12 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1932 W, 31-0 MISSISSIPPI A&M
1938 W, 45-0 CHATTANOOGA
1949 L, 13-30 GEORGIA TECH
1955 T, 7-7 No. 8 GEORGIA TECH
1960 L, 7-14 Georgia Tech
1966 W, 28-10 CHATTANOOGA
1977 W, 27-14 MEMPHIS STATE
1988 W, 10-7 BOSTON COLLEGE
2005 L, 21-41 No. 8 Notre Dame
2011 W, 24-0 MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE

This Day In #Vols History (11/3/15)

The Vols have won four consecutive games on Nov. 3 including a 28-18 win at Notre Dame on Nov. 3, 2001.

NOVEMBER 3 (10-5)
1893 L, 0-64 Wake Forest
1906 L, 0-17 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1923 W, 13-2 TULANE
1928 W, 57-0 CARSON-NEWMAN
1934 L, 12-13 Fordham
1945 W, 20-6 NORTH CAROLINA
1951 W, 27-0 North Carolina
1956 W, 20-0 NORTH CAROLINA
1962 W, 23-0 WAKE FOREST
1973 L, 31-35 GEORGIA
1979 L, 7-13 RUTGERS
1990 W, 41-20 TEMPLE
2001 W, 28-18 Notre Dame
2007 W, 59-7 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
2012 W, 55-48 TROY

This Day In #Vols History (10/30/15)

On Oct. 30, 1993, the Vols routed South Carolina, 55-3, as James "Little Man" Stewart ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns; Charlie Garner opened the game with a 60-yard rushing TD on the second play for the Vols as he finished with 105 yards. Todd Helton threw two TD passes for the Vols.

OCTOBER 30 (7-5)
1909 L, 0-29 GEORGIA TECH
1915 L, 0-35 Vanderbilt
1920 L, 7-13 Mississippi A&M
1926 W, 33-0 Mississippi A&M
1937 W, 32-0 GEORGIA
1948 L, 7-14 No. 3 NORTH CAROLINA
1954 W, 26-20 NORTH CAROLINA
1971 W, 38-3 TULSA
1993 W, 55-3 SOUTH CAROLINA
1999 W, 30-7 SOUTH CAROLINA
2004 W, 43-29 South Carolina
2010 L, 24-38 No. 17 South Carolina

On Oct. 30, 2004, the Vols won their 12th consecutive game vs. South Carolina with a 43-29 win in Columbia. The Vols exploded in the third quarter as Erik Ainge threw three TDs and Cedric Houston ran for 190 yards with runs of 37, 54 and 65 yards.

Throwback Thursday: Peyton Manning Hits The Weight Room As A Vol

Sunday Night Football on NBC and SI Now had a great Throwback Thursday photo today -- VFL Peyton Manning hitting the old football weight room at UT!

Peyton and the Denver Broncos face the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC in a battle of 6-0 teams.

Vols In The NFL - Week 8 Schedule

It's near the halfway-point of the NFL season! Follow your favorite NFL VFLs in Week 8!

Thursday Night VFLs

Tonight's Thursday Night Football game on CBS and NFL Network will feature VFLs Ja'Wuan James, Dallas Thomas and Matt Darry of the Miami Dolphins against VFLs Jerod Mayo and Justin Coleman of the New England Patriots. It's an 8:25 p.m. ET kickoff on CBS and NFL Network!

Week 8 NFL Schedule

Player Pos. Team Week 8 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants at NO, 1 pm, FOX
Eric Berry DB Kansas City vs. DET (UK), 9:30 am, FOX
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City vs. DET (UK), 9:30 am, FOX
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. MIA, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Britton Colquitt P Denver vs. GB, 8:30 pm, NBC
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City vs. DET (UK), 9:30 am, FOX
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore
Matt Darr P Miami at NE, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Arian Foster RB Houston vs. TEN, 1 pm, CBS
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh vs. CIN, 1 pm, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City vs. DET (UK), 9:30 am, FOX
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee at HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Malik Jackson DE Denver vs. GB, 8:30 pm, NBC
Ja'Wuan James T Miami at NE, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans vs. NYG, 1 pm, FOX
Peyton Manning QB Denver vs. GB, 8:30 pm, NBC
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. MIA, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh vs. CIN, 1 pm, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay at ATL, 1 pm, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo Bye
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota at CHI, 1 pm, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland vs. NYJ, 4:05 pm, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. IND, 8:30 pm (MON), ESPN
Matt Simms QB Atlanta vs. TB, 1 pm, FOX
James Stone C/G Atlanta vs. TB, 1 pm, FOX
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay at ATL, 1 pm, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami at NE, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Dan Williams DT Oakland vs. NYJ, 4:05 pm, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas vs. SEA, 4:25 pm, FOX
-- = played, no stats

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