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Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and selected players will address the media today and preview this week's game against the Chattanooga Mocs at Noon at the regular Monday press briefing. Live coverage starts at Noon HERE on UTSports.com

Basketball season is here! Tennessee's men's basketball team started official practice last night, while the Lady Volunteers start today. Each program will have a media availability this afternoon, with full coverage coming here on UTSports.com.

The Vol Network's Big Orange Hotline broadcasts live from Dead End BBQ tonight at 8:00 p.m. Bob Kesling and former Vol QBs Jeff Francis and Pat Ryan will give fans a preview of Saturday's game in Athens on Vol Network stations across the state and HERE on UTSports.com

Monday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/6/14)

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It's back to work for the Vols on Monday as Tennessee hosts Chattanooga on Saturday at 4 p.m., for Homecoming 2014. Butch Jones will preview the game and review the loss to Florida at his weekly press conference at 12 Noon. 

Here's a look at UTSports.com coverage from the 10-9 loss to Florida:

News from the media includes:
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols 'have who we have' on offensive line
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols defense is progressing, despite loss
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Butch Jones asks fans to stay positive
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Worley needs a week off
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols planning to push through Florida pain
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Freshman report: Florida
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Jones insists 'we'll be back'
- Maryville Daily Times: Tennessee defense has its day
- The Tennessean: Will Vols ever beat Gators?

#NFLVols Prepped For Week 5

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With the regular season in full action, the NFL Vols are ready for week five action. Check out who to watch for this week:


Texans vs. Cowboys, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Arian Foster will once again be a game-time decision. Although he played last week, he is still in the process of overcoming an injury. VFL Jason Witten will again make a start at tight end.

Ravens vs. Colts, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Long snapper Morgan Cox will travel to Indianapolis to take on the Colts. He has seen action every game this season.

Bears vs. Panthers, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Tauren Poole has been re-signed to the practice squad for Carolina as they host Chicago.

Steelers vs. Jaguars, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Three VFLs will be in action for this game, Ramon Foster and Daniel McCullers of the Steelers and Jacques McClendon of the Jaguars. Foster and McCullers did not see action last week. Foster was inactive the last two weeks due to an ankle injury. 

Buccaneers vs. Saints, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Tight end Luke Stocker will travel to New Orleans to take on fellow VFLs Robert Meachem, Parys Haralson and Austin Johnson. All four were in action last week against their respective opponents. 

Falcons vs. Giants, 1 p.m. (FOX)
With numerous linemen injured on the Falcons, James Stone may have an appearance on the depth chart after spending last week on the inactive list. Jacques Smith remains on the practice squad for the Falcons. With the Giants, Robert Ayers will once again be expected to play at defensive end. 

Rams vs. Eagles, 1 p.m. (FOX)
Starting center Scott Wells will return to the field after coming off of a bye week. 

Browns vs. Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)
Justin Hunter and the Titans will host Cleveland. Hunter had just one reception for 12 yards in last week's game. 

Cardinals vs. Broncos, 4:05 p.m. (FOX)
Dan Williams, a major part of the Cardinals defense, will travel to the Mile High City to take on VFLs Peyton Manning, Britton Colquitt and Malik Jackson. Manning is just one touchdown pass away from joining Brett Favre as the only quarterbacks to throw 500-plus touchdowns in their career.

Jets vs. Chargers, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
The team of VFL and current practice player Matt Simms, the New York Jets, will travel to San Diego for their matchup. 

Chiefs vs. 49ers, 4:25 p.m. (CBS)
San Francisco will host the team of four VFLs, Eric Berry, Tyler Bray (IR), Dustin Colquitt and Zach Fulton. Berry is still recovering from a high ankle sprain and has yet to return to practice since week two. Colquitt and Fulton will make the trip for the Chiefs.

Bengals vs. Patriots, 8:30 p.m. (NBC)
Jerod Mayo will be the lone VFL in action against Cincinnati. Mayo has been the team-high tackler for three of their four games this season.


Seahawks vs. Redskins, 8:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Tony McDaniel will also be the only Vol in the game when he comes face-to-face with the Washington Redskins. McDaniel is coming off of a bye.


FINAL: Packers 42, Vikings 10
In the loss against Green Bay, VFL Cordarrelle Patterson had two receptions for eight yards. He also ran three kickoff returns for a total of 59 yards. 

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 5)

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The Vols have an 11-3 record in 14 all-time games on Oct. 5. 

Tennessee has won four of its last five games played in the date, including, winning an epic 6-overtime thriller with Arkansas in 2002. Jason Witten caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Casey Clausen in the sixth overtime to give Tennessee the win. Clausen completed 19 of 28 passes for 291 yards and two touchdowns.

OCTOBER 5 (11-3)
1912 W, 101-0 KING
1929 W, 20-0 at Chattanooga
1934 W, 19-7 at North Carolina
1935 L, 13-38 NORTH CAROLINA
1940 W, 13-0 DUKE
1946 W, 12-7 at Duke
1968 W, 52-0 Rice
1974 W, 17-10 TULSA
1985 W, 31-29 WAKE FOREST
2002 W, 41-38 ARKANSAS (6 OT)
2013 L, 31-34 GEORGIA (OT)

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 3)

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Back on Oct. 3, 1925 the Volunteers opened the season with a 51-0 win over Emory & Henry. That started a 55-game undefeated streak at home for the Vols. From 1925 into the 1933 season, the Vols went 52-0-3 at Shields-Watkins Field.

All-time, the Vols are 14-3 on Oct. 3

OCTOBER 3 (14-3)
1903 W, 17-0 MARYVILLE
1914 W, 55-3 KING
1919 W, 32-2 MARYVILLE
1925 W, 51-0 EMORY & HENRY
1931 W, 44-0 CLEMSON
1936 L, 6-14 at North Carolina
1942 W, 40-14 FORDHAM
1953 L, 7-21 DUKE
1964 W, 14-13 Mississippi State (N)@ Memphis, Tenn.
1970 W, 48-3 ARMY
1987 W, 38-12 CALIFORNIA
1992 W, 20-0 at Louisiana State
1996 W, 41-3 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1998 W, 17-9 at Auburn
2009 L, 22-26 AUBURN

On Oct. 3, 1987, the Vols topped California, 38-12. Jeff Francis threw for 220 yards on 21-of-26.

On Oct. 3, 1992, Tennessee blanked LSU, 20-0 in Baton Rogue as Johnny Majors returned to the sidelines. Charlie Garner ran for 104 yards.

It's a busy Friday on Rocky Top ahead of an even busier weekend for Tennessee Athletics. Here's what you need to know for #BeatFlorida weekend:

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones will join the Tim Brando Show at 10:30 a.m. ET on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Channel 91.

Tennessee Soccer embarks on a two-game road swing to Georgia and Auburn this weekend. Both games will be available on SEC Network +. You can watch Friday's match against Georgia at 7:00 p.m. ET HERE.

Tennessee Volleyball will host Texas A&M and Alabama this weekend. Sunday's match will be on SEC Network+ at 1:30 p.m. ET. There is no video coverage for Friday night's match, but fans can catch all the action at Thompson-Boling Arena beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET.

The weekend's main attraction kicks at Noon on Saturday as Tennessee hosts Florida at Neyland Stadium. The SEC Network has the broadcast, while the Vol Network broadcast can be heard across the state on Vol Network stations and on Sirius XM Channel 190. 

You can watch online HERE.
Listen online HERE.
Live Stats will be right HERE.

Thursday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/2/14)

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It's getting closer and the weather is looking great for Saturday's clash with Florida. 

Get the latest on the Vols from UTSports.com:

Here's a look at coverage from the media as the Vols assistant coaches met with the media on Wednesday: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols coaches want more from defensive front
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: It's put-up or shut-up time for Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Big day awaits for Worley's legacy
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jancek: 'We gotta play more guys'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Instant analysis: Pearson practices
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Butch Jones For What!!!
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Gators' offense familiar to Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Bajakian backing Peterman

News out of Florida includes:
- Independent Florida Alligator: Notebook: Bullard, Ivie take over for Orr

Tennessee head coach Butch Jones will make his usual weekly appearance on 3HL with Brent Dougherty and Blaine Bishop and Mickey Ryan on Nashville's 104.5 The Zone this afternoon at 5:00 p.m. ET. You can listen on 104.5 in Nashville or online RIGHT HERE.

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 2)

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Tennessee is 9-3-2 all-time on Oct. 2 including five wins in a row from 1971 through 1999. 

OCTOBER 2 (9-3-2)
1909 T, 0-0 CENTRE
1915 W, 21-0 TUSCULUM
1920 W, 47-0 MARYVILLE
1937 W, 27-0 VIRGINIA TECH
1948 T, 7-7 at Duke
1954 L, 6-7 at No. 7 Duke
1971 W, 20-13 at Florida
1976 W, 21-19 CLEMSON
1993 W, 52-19 DUKE
1999 W, 24-0 AUBURN
2004 L, 10-34 No. 8 AUBURN
2010 L, 14-16 at No. 12 Louisiana State

In 1999, the Vols posted a 24-0 shutout of Auburn as Travis Henry ran for two touchdowns in front of 106,424 fans at Neyland Stadium. Deon Grant returned an interception for 19 yards and a touchdown in the first quarter.


Jones, Shuler On Vol Calls - Wednesday Night At 8 p.m.

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Wednesday's "Vol Calls" on the Vol Network at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT airs live from Calhoun's On the River in downtown Knoxville Bob Kesling and Brent Hubbs will be joined by Coach Butch Jones and Vol For Life Coordinator Antone Davis on Calhoun's outdoor patio. Former Vol quarterback Heath Shuler will also join the show for a segment over the phone. Fans can call in and ask questions by dialing 1-800-688-8657 or Tennessee Verizon customers can dial # TENN. Fans may also submit questions through the Vol Network's Facebook page - Vol Network_IMG.


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