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Inside The T - Thursday's Look Ahead


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. 9)

Take a look back some of the great games on Oct. 9 as Tennessee is 9-4-2 all-time on the date.


OCTOBER 9 (9-4-2)
1909 L, 0-3 NORTH CAROLINA
1915 L, 0-3 CLEMSON
1920 L, 0-20 VANDERBILT
1926 W, 14-7 Louisiana State
1937 T, 0-0 Duke
1948 W, 26-0 CHATTANOOGA
1954 W, 20-14 CHATTANOOGA
1965 W, 24-3 SOUTH CAROLINA
1971 W, 10-6 GEORGIA TECH
1976 W, 42-7 Georgia Tech
1982 T, 24-24 No. 18 Louisiana State
1993 W, 28-14 Arkansas (N) @ Little Rock, Ark.
1999 W, 37-20 No. 10 GEORGIA
2004 W, 19-14 No. 3 Georgia
2010 L, 14-41 Georgia

On Oct. 9, 1982, the Vols tied the undefeated No. 18 Tigers at LSU, 24-24. Willie Gault had a 96-yard kickoff return for a TD and Alan Cockrell threw for 213 yards.

 

On Oct. 9, 1993, the Vols won at Arkansas, 28-14 as Heath Shuler threw for 307 yards including a TD pass to Craig Faulkner. Cory Fleming had six catches for 101 yards.

Tennessee ended Georgia's 17-game home win streak with a 19-14 win in Athens on Oct. 9, 2004. Check out a full look back in last week's Lowe's #DefiningMoments. Erik Ainge threw for 2 TDs while Gerald Riggs Jr., ran for 102 yards. 

Vol Calls Set For Wednesday Night


"Vol Calls" airs tonight on the Vol Network at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT from Calhoun's On the River in downtown Knoxville.

Bob Kesling will be joined by coach Butch Jones and Lady Vol basketball coach Holly Warlick. 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.

You can listen to Vol Calls live HERE on UTSports.com.

Feature Story on Williams Tennis Tradition

The Daily Beacon ran a feature story today on senior Caitlyn Williams and her family tennis-playing tradition.

Williams is the third person in her family to play tennis at Tennessee. Her older brother, Rhyne, was an All-American for the Vols in 2010 and 2011 and currently plays on the professional tennis circuit. Her mother, Michelle, was also a Tennessee All-American, and her father, Bob, played at Duke. Her grandfather, Mike DePalmer Sr., was the Tennessee men's head coach from 1981-1994. 

Inside The T - Wednesday's Look Ahead


Tennessee Athletics hosts the annual "Meet Your Seats" event at Thompson-Boling Arena today from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. "Meet Your Seats" is an opportunity for Tennessee fans who do not currently have men's or women's basketball season tickets to come to Thompson-Boling Arena and look at seat options for the upcoming season. Fans will be able to see their options and sit in the seats before committing to season tickets. Current donors and season-ticket holders are also invited to "Meet Your Seats" to evaluate opportunities to add or relocate season tickets. Several giveaways will be drawn throughout the day for new season-ticket holders who purchase tickets on site

Free parking is available on the south end of Phillip Fulmer Way near the UT Ticket Office. Once parked, follow the signage to "Meet Your Seats." If you have any questions, please contact the Tennessee Fund at 865-974-1218.

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As part of the "Meet Your Seats" event, Tennessee men's basketball assistant Chris Shumate will join the Sports Page radio show live at 10:10 a.m. on The Sports Animal WNML, which will be broadcasting live from the arena. Head coach Donnie Tyndall will then join the show at 10:30 a.m. Listen live HERE.

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Lady Vol assistant coach Dean Lockwood with join the Sports Page at 11:15 a.m., while head coach Holly Warlick will hop on at 11:45 a.m. Again, listen live HERE


Tennessee football returns to the practice field this afternoon as preparation for Chattanooga 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. Holly Warlick will join the show at 8:30 p.m. to talk about the start of practice for the 2014-15 season. 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. 

Happy Birthday - Oct. 8

Join us in wishing senior Cheyenne Spade and freshman Willie Carmichael III a very Happy Birthday!

Cheyenne SpadeWillie Carmichael III

Since transferring to Tennessee, Spade has scored five goals and has played in 31 games, starting 23. Carmichael hails from Apopka, Fla. and was rated as the 25th-ranked prospect in the state of Florida. He will look to serve a role at the forward position. 

Wednesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/8/14)

The Vols continue their prep for Chattanooga. Get the latest from Butch Jones and the team in coverage from UTSports.com: 

Stories from the media include: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols' Kelly hoping to build off interceptions
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Evan Berry works with UT running backs
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Saulsberry overcomes adversity -- again
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Butch Jones meets with student leaders
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Berry gets work at running back
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols' Owen Williams out at least one week

News on the Mocs includes: 
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UTC Mocs' Keon Williams out for Tennessee game

This Day In #Vols History (Oct. 8)

The Vols are 10-4 all-time on Oct. 8.

 

OCTOBER 8 (10-4)
1910 W, 7-0 MOONEY SCHOOL
1921 W, 21-0 CHATTANOOGA
1927 W, 7-0 MARYVILLE
1932 W, 20-7 NORTH CAROLINA
1938 W, 7-0 AUBURN
1949 W, 39-7 CHATTANOOGA
1955 W, 13-0 CHATTANOOGA
1960 W, 62-7 TAMPA
1966 L, 3-6 No. 9 Georgia Tech
1977 L, 8-24 GEORGIA TECH
1983 W, 20-6 LOUISIANA STATE
1994 W, 38-21 ARKANSAS
2005 L, 14-27 No. 5 GEORGIA
2011 L, 12-20 GEORGIA


Check out highlights from the 1983 win on Oct. 8 as the Vols beat LSU, 20-6. Reggie White had six tackles including three TFLs. Alan Cockrell ran for a 43-yard rushing TD.

Inside The T - Tuesday's Look Ahead


Tennessee Football returns to the practice field this afternoon for as prep for Saturday's meeting with Florida shifts into high gear. Complete post-practice coverage including news, notes and interviews with Butch Jones and selected players can be found right here at UTSports.com when practice wraps up around 6:20.


Need gas? Stop by the Pilot on Cumberland Ave. from 7:30-8:30 a.m. Wednesday as Lady Vol head coach Holly Warlick serves as a Pilot Celebrity Pumper with proceeds benefitting United Way ofKnoxville. 

Tuesday's Tennessee Football Briefing (10/7/14)

Butch Jones met with the media on Monday to preview the Vols' week ahead and the Homecoming game with Chattanooga. Here's coverage from UTSports.com:

Media Monday: Jones Previews UTC Game
A Season Of One
Media Monday: Players Preview UTC Game
Four Downs: UF Weekend by the Numbers
Vols At Ole Miss Set For 7 p.m. ET Kickoff
FOOTBALL CENTRAL: Vols vs. Chattanooga
Butch Jones Show (Week 5, Oct. 5)

The media filed the following stories after Monday's session:
- Associated Press: Jones: Vols don't plan changes on offensive line
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT Vols 'can't dwell' on close losses
- Chattanooga Times Free Press: UT coach Butch Jones expects Jalen Hurd to play against UTC
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Offensive line remains intact, in trouble
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Vols haven't been in the zone
- Knoxville News Sentinel: UT notebook: Scott set to make debut
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Martinez cites Kelly Jr. as culture-changer
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones opens up about offensive struggles
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Notes: Vols' defense 'overachieving'
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Jones: Hurd cleared to practice, play
- Maryville Daily Times: Offense's red-zone struggles catch up with Vols
- Maryville Daily Times: Jalen Hurd's status unclear heading into Chattanooga game
- Maryville Daily Times: With key additions, Vols' young defense 'overachieving right now'

News on Chattanooga includes:

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