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This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 2)

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
1926 W, 34-0 NORTH CAROLINA
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
1982 W, 10-3 WASHINGTON STATE
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.


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.

• LISTEN LIVE 8 ET/7 CT

Former Lady Vol Graves Perseveres

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(Photos by Saul Young)

Liza Graves, a Knoxville local, played for the Lady Vols basketball program as a guard under Pat Summitt from 1975-78. The News Sentinel went one-on-one with Graves about her love for the month of October, the official month of breast cancer awareness, and her story of overcoming cancer. 



Ranking among the team leaders in kills, blocks, and digs, Tennessee sophomore Jamie Lea has been demonstrating the tools necessary to a six-rotation player throughout the 2014 season. The UT Daily Beacon's Trenton Duffer took a closer look into Lea's all-around game and the impact its had on the Lady Vols this year. 

Currently, Lea ranks first on the team in kills per set (2.84), fourth in digs per set (2.20), and fifth in blocks per set (0.57)

Wednesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/1/14)


It's Florida Week! That means the juices are flowing as Tennessee seeks to end its nine-game losing streak to Florida. Get the latest on the Vols following Tuesday's practice as Justin Worley was a full-go. 


Here's a look at coverage from the media:
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols' secondary 'learned from our mistakes'
- Global Post: Tennessee - TeamReport
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Without cast, Croom is complete again
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Worley will wear sleeve against Gators
- Knoxville News Sentinel: 'Checker Neyland' movement gains momentum
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Driskel's career hasn't gone to plan
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Lil Jon's 'Holla' to Vols causes stir
- Knoxville News Sentinel: WR Smith out; Pearson practices
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Worley's elbow 'a little sore'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Gilliam practices in pads on torn ACL

News out of Florida includes: 
- ESPN.com: SEC morning links
- Gainesville Sun: Team behind Driskel
- Gainesville Sun: Roper shoulders some blame
- Gainesville Sun: UF's Orr to miss Vols game
- Global Post: Florida - TeamReport
- Independent Florida Alligator: 

Inside The T - Wednesday's Look Ahead



Tennessee returns to the practice field this afternoon as Georgia week continues. Assistant coaches will meet the media following practice around 6:20 with a full recap and video shortly after here at UTSports.com



Head coach Butch Jones will be a guest on the Vol Network's weekly Vol Calls at 8:00 p.m. ET. The broadcast will originate as it does each week from Calhoun's on the River, where fans are always invited to watch live and interact. Jones will join host Bob Kessling on Vol Network stations across the state, or you can listen live RIGHT HERE. 

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 1)


Back on Oct. 1, 1994, Peyton Manning drew his first-career start for the Vols in leading Tennessee to a 10-9 victory over Washington State at Neyland Stadium. Manning went on to post an NCAA-best 39-6 record as a starting quarterback. Here's a look at all 16 Vols' games played on Oct. 1, as Tennessee has compiled an 11-4-1 record. 

OCTOBER 1 (11-4-1)
1904 W, 17-0 MARYVILLE
1910 L, 2-17 CENTRE
1921 W, 7-0 at Maryville
1927 W, 26-0 at North Carolina
1932 W, 33-0 MISSISSIPPI
1938 W, 20-7 CLEMSON
1949 L, 7-21 DUKE
1955 L, 0-21 at No. 16 DUKE
1960 T, 0-0 Mississippi State (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1966 W, 23-3 RICE
1977 W, 41-10 OREGON STATE
1983 W, 45-6 The Citadel (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1988 L, 24-52 WASHINGTON STATE
1994 W, 10-9 No. 17 WASHINGTON STATE
2005 W, 27-10 MISSISSIPPI
2011 W, 41-10 BUFFALO

On Oct. 1, 2005, the Vols won the 750th game in program history, a 27-10 win over Ole Miss. At halftime of that game, Reggie White's No. 92 was retired by Tennessee.

  

Lady Vols Ranked In The Top-10



In the recently updated GolfWeek rankings, Tennessee women's golf is ranked #7 in the nation. After two team events, the Lady Vols have defeated four top-25 teams and seven top-50 teams. After a second-place finish at the GolfWeek Conference Challenge in Wolcott, Colo., they have a 31-7 record when head-to-head with teams.

Individually, Anna Newell is the highest ranked Vol at #41. Her sister and senior A.J. Newell follows behind at #44. Lucia Polo finishes off in the top-100 at #91. 

GolfWeek Team Rankings: http://rankings.golfweek.com/ellington/default.asp?t=wt

#VolsOnTour - ATP Rankings (9/29/14)

Here are the new ATP rankings as of Sept. 29, 2014:

Rhyne Williams
Singles: 211 (-4)
Doubles: 301 (+1)
Note: Lost in first round last week at the $50K Napa Challenger ... Playing this week at the $100K Sacramento Challenger, where he won in the opening round.

John-Patrick Smith
Singles: 230 (-1)
Doubles: 77 (-8)
Note: Lost in first round of singles and doubles quarterfinals last week at the $50K Napa Challenger ... Playing this week at the $100K Sacramento Challenger, where he and Hubble started with a doubles win.

Tennys Sandgren
Singles: 310 (-4)
Doubles: 273 (+14)
Note: Lost in the first round last week at the $50K Napa Challenger ... Playing this week at the $100K Sacramento Challenger. 

Matteo Fago
Singles: 897 (+2)
Doubles: 738 (-107)
Note: Off last week ... Off this week.

Adam Hubble
Singles: 1323 (+7)
Doubles: 887 (+210)
Note: Jumped 200 spots in the doubles rankings by reaching quarterfinals with Smith at the $50K Napa Challenger ... Won opening doubles round Monday with Smith at the $100K Sacramento Challenger.

Jarryd Chaplin
Singles: 2063 (+4)
Doubles: 1354 (+2)
Note: Back in Knoxville training ... Returning to competition for a series of Australian Futures in October.

Tuesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (9/30/14)


Butch Jones met with the media on Monday to preview the Vols game with Florida. Get the latest on the #CheckerNeyland game with coverage from UTSports.com: 

Here's a look at coverage from the media: 
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Johnson's emotions ruled day
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Depth will be tested with Bates out
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones says Worley is healthy
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Thigpen: Vols 'getting so close'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Healthy Maggitt emerging for Vols
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Johnson trying to dial it down

News on Florida includes: 
- Gainesville Sun: UF's Orr to miss Vols game

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