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

This Day In #Vols History (10/29/15)

On Oct. 29, 2005, Tennessee retired No. 16 in honor of Peyton Manning at the game vs. South Carolina.

All-time, the Vols are 10-5 on Oct. 29 with the last win coming on Oct. 29, 1994, 31-22 over the Gamecocks.

OCTOBER 29 (10-5)
1903 L, 0-24 South Carolina
1904 L, 0-12 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1910 W, 17-0 Howard (N) @ Birmingham, Alabama.
1921 L, 0-14 Vanderbilt
1927 W, 42-0 VIRGINIA
1932 W, 16-13 DUKE
1938 W, 14-6 LSU
1949 W, 35-6 No. 13 North Carolina
1955 W, 48-7 North Carolina
1960 W, 27-14 NORTH CAROLINA
1966 W, 38-7 Army (N) @ Memphis, Tennessee.
1983 W, 7-0 Rutgers
1994 W, 31-22 South Carolina
2005 L, 15-16 SOUTH CAROLINA
2011 L, 3-14 No. 14 SOUTH CAROLINA

This Day In #Vols History (10/28/15)

The Vols won a high-scoring 45-39 contest at LSU on Oct. 28, 1989. More than 900 total yards of total offense were piled up. Chuck Webb ran for 132 yards while Andy Kelly threw for 180.

On Oct. 28, 2000, the Vols upset No. 17 South Carolina, in Columbia, 17-14. Travis Henry's TD with 26 seconds left in regulation gave the Vols the upset win. He ran for 115 yards and both of the Vols TDs in the game.

OCTOBER 28 (13-4)
1899 L, 0-51 University of the South
1905 L, 6-11 University of the South
1911 L, 0-16 North Carolina State
1916 W, 24-0 Florida (N) @ Tampa, Florida.
1922 W, 49-0 MISSISSIPPI
1933 W, 13-6 FLORIDA
1939 W, 17-0 MERCER
1944 W, 26-7 CLEMSON
1950 W, 27-20 WASHINGTON & LEE
1961 W, 20-7 CHATTANOOGA
1967 W, 17-14 LSU
1972 W, 34-2 HAWAI'I
1978 L, 21-34 Mississippi State (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1989 W, 45-39 LSU
1995 W, 56-21 SOUTH CAROLINA
2000 W, 17-14 No. 17 South Carolina
2006 W, 31-24 South Carolina

This Day In #Vols History (10/27/15)

Prior to a loss at South Carolina in 2012, the Vols had their most wins on any day without a loss on Oct. 27. Tennessee is 11-1 all-time on Oct. 27.

On Oct. 27, 2007. Tennessee beat South Carolina, 27-24 in overtime. Daniel Lincoln kicked the game-winning field goal in overtime from 27 yards out.

The Vols also beat No. 12 South Carolina on Oct. 27, 2001, 17-10. Travis Stephens ran for the game-winning 1-yard rush in the fourth quarter.

OCTOBER 27 (11-1)
1923 W, 7-3 Mississippi A&M (N)@ Memphis, Tenn.
1928 W, 26-7 WASHINGTON & LEE
1934 W, 14-6 DUKE
1945 W, 33-2 VILLANOVA
1951 W, 68-0 TENNESSEE TECH
1956 W, 34-7 MARYLAND
1962 W, 48-14 CHATTANOOGA
1973 W, 39-7 TEXAS CHRISTIAN
1984 W, 24-21 Georgia Tech
2001 W, 17-10 No. 12 SOUTH CAROLINA
2007 W, 27-24 No. 15 SOUTH CAROLINA (OT)
2012 L, 35-38 No. 17 South Carolina

Vols In The NFL - Week 7 Update

Berry's 1st INT After Beating Cancer

In the Kansas City Chiefs' 23-13 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday, VFL Eric Berry made six tackles and recorded his first interception since his return from beating Hodgkin lymphoma.

It was a tremendous milestone for Berry in his inspirational journey back from cancer.

Player Pos. Team Last Week Result Week 7 Stats Week 8 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants vs. Dallas W, 27-20 1 tackle, 1 pass def. at NO, 1 pm, FOX
Eric Berry DB Kansas City vs. Pittsburgh W, 23-13 6 tackles, 1 INT, 1 pass def. vs. DET (UK), 9:30 am, FOX
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City vs. Pittsburgh W, 23-13 Non-Football Injury List vs. DET (UK), 9:30 am, FOX
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. NY Jets W, 30-23 3 tackles vs. MIA, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Britton Colquitt P Denver Bye vs. GB, 8:30 pm, NBC
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City vs. Pittsburgh W, 23-13 3 punts, 54.7 avg. vs. DET (UK), 9:30 am, FOX
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore at Arizona L, 26-18 -- vs. SD, 1 pm, CBS
Matt Darr P Miami vs. Houston W, 44-26 5 punts, 49.2 avg. at NE, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Arian Foster RB Houston at Miami L, 44-26 18 car, 59 yds, TD, 5 rec, 66 yds, TD vs. TEN, 1 pm, CBS
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh at Kansas City L, 23-13 Started at LG vs. CIN, 1 pm, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City vs. Pittsburgh W, 23-13 -- vs. DET (UK), 9:30 am, FOX
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee vs. Atlanta L, 10-7 2 rec, 17 yards at HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Malik Jackson DE Denver Bye vs. GB, 8:30 pm, NBC
Ja'Wuan James T Miami vs. Houston W, 44-26 Started at RT at NE, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans at Indianapolis W, 27-21 DNP vs. NYG, 1 pm, FOX
Peyton Manning QB Denver Bye vs. GB, 8:30 pm, NBC
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. NY Jets vs. MIA, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh at Kansas City L, 23-13 1 tackle vs. CIN, 1 pm, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay at Washington L, 31-30 DNP at ATL, 1 pm, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo at Jacksonville L, 34-31 2 PR, 18.0 avg Bye
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota at Detroit W, 28-19 4 KR, 26.0 avg. at CHI, 1 pm, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland at San Diego W, 37-29 2 rec, 11 yards vs. NYJ, 4:05 pm, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. Philadelphia W, 27-16 -- vs. IND, 8:30 pm (MON), ESPN
Matt Simms QB Atlanta at Tennessee W, 10-7 Practice Squad vs. TB, 1 pm, FOX
James Stone C/G Atlanta at Tennessee W, 10-7 DNP vs. TB, 1 pm, FOX
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay at Washington L, 31-30 3 rec, 22 yads at ATL, 1 pm, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami vs. Houston W, 44-26 Started at LG at NE, 8:25 pm (TH), CBS/NFLN
Dan Williams DT Oakland at San Diego W, 37-29 4 tackles vs. NYJ, 4:05 pm, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas at NY Giants L, 27-20 6 rec, 73 yards vs. SEA, 4:25 pm, FOX
-- = played, no stats

This Day In #Vols History (10/26/15)

Over the last 100 years, Oct. 26 is the latest date the Vols and Alabama have played. In 1996, led by Peyton Manning, the Vols beat No. 12 Alabama, 20-13.

OCTOBER 26 (9-4-1)
1901 L, 5-16 Nashville
1907 W, 34-0 MARYVILLE
1912 L, 6-33 University of the South (N)@ Chattanooga, Tenn.
1913 W, 9-0 DAVIDSON
1929 W, 30-0 Washington & Lee
1935 W, 25-14 CENTRE
1940 W, 14-0 FLORIDA
1946 L, 6-19 WAKE FOREST
1957 W, 16-0 Maryland
1963 W, 49-7 CHATTANOOGA
1974 W, 29-28 CLEMSON
1985 T, 6-6 GEORGIA TECH
1996 W, 20-13 No. 12 ALABAMA
2002 L, 14-34 No. 19 ALABAMA

Vols In The NFL - Week 7 Schedule

Player Pos. Team Week 7 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants vs. DAL, 4:25 pm, FOX
Eric Berry DB Kansas City vs. PIT, 1 pm, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City vs. PIT, 1 pm, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. NYJ, 1 pm, CBS
Britton Colquitt P Denver Bye
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City vs. PIT, 1 pm, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore at ARI (Mon), 8:30 pm, ESPN
Matt Darr P Miami vs. HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Arian Foster RB Houston at MIA, 1 pm, CBS
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh at KC, 1 pm, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City vs. PIT, 1 pm, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee vs. ATL, 1 pm, FOX
Malik Jackson DE Denver Bye
Ja'Wuan James T Miami vs. HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans at IND, 1 pm, FOX
Peyton Manning QB Denver Bye
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. NYJ, 1 pm, CBS
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh at KC, 1 pm, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay at WAS, 1 pm, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo at JAC (UK), 9:30 am, Yahoo!
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota at DET, 1 pm, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland at SD, 4:05 pm, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. PHI, 8:30 pm, NBC
Matt Simms QB Atlanta at TEN, 1 pm, FOX
James Stone C/G Atlanta at TEN, 1 pm, FOX
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay at WAS, 1 pm, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami vs. HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Dan Williams DT Oakland at SD, 4:05 pm, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas at NYG, 4:25, FOX

This Day in #Vols History (10/23/15)

The Vols are 11-4 all-time on Oct. 23, which includes two wins over this week's opponent Alabama. The Vols also won a game 101-0 on this date back in 1915.
 

OCTOBER 23 (11-4)
1867 W, 6-0 WILLIAMSBURG
1909 L, 0-3 GEORGIA
1915 W, 101-0 CUMBERLAND
1920 W, 26-0 CLEMSON
1926 W, 30-7 CENTRE
1937 W, 32-0 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1948 W, 41-0 TENNESSEE TECH
1954 W, 14-7 DAYTON
1965 W, 17-8 HOUSTON
1971 W, 10-7 vs. Mississippi State
1976 L, 18-20 No. 11 Florida
1982 L, 21-31 Georgia Tech
1999 W, 21-7 No. 10 Alabama
2004 W, 17-13 ALABAMA
2010 L, 10-41 No. 7 Alabama

The Tennessee-Alabama rivalry returned to Tuscaloosa for the first time in 69 years in 1999 and the No. 5 Vols came away with a 21-7 victory over the 10th-ranked Crimson Tide.

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