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This Day In #Vols History (Sept. 1)

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The Vols are 3-2 all-time on Sept. 1, winning the first three games played on the date. 



In 2001, Tennessee struck paid dirt on its offensive play of the game as Casey Clausen hit Donte Stallworth on a 37-yard scoring pass and the Vols never trailed in a 33-9 win over Syracuse before 107,725 at Neyland Stadium. Constantin Ritzman recorded a second-quarter safety as he tackled Orange QB Troy Nunes in the end zone. Travis Stephens ran for 111 yards and a 4-yard TD. Redshirt freshman Corey Larkins, in his first game as a Vol scored two rushing TDs on runs of 38 and 16 yards. 


September 1 (3-2)

1984 - W, 34-27 WASHINGTON STATE
1990 - W, 55-7 PACIFIC
2001 - W, 33-9 SYRACUSE
2007 - L, 31-45 No. 12 California
2008 - L, 24-27 UCLA (OT)

Monday's Juice (8.31.15)

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Happy Monday #VolNation! First game week of the season!

Here are some of the latest headlines on the Vols --

1. Phillips Stands Out

Freshman defensive lineman Kyle Phillips has impressed coaches and looks forward to returning to Nashville's Nissan Stadium, where he played as a kid.

2. Phillips, Kirkland Benefit From Spring Enrollment

Phillips and fellow freshman Darrin Kirkland Jr. benefitted from enrolling in the spring.

3. Maggitt/Barnett Form Formidable Tandem

Curt Maggitt and Derek Barnett shared that they have specific goals for themselves this season as a pass-rushing duo.

EXTRA JUICE

ICYMI, VFL and Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson had the most electrifying play of the NFL preseason this weekend, a 107-yard kick return on Saturday!

Also, VFL and Green Bay Packers RB Rajion Neal hauled in an impressive 36-yard touchdown on Saturday!

Friday's Juice (8.28.15)

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TGIF #VolNation!

Here are some of the latest headlines on the Vols --

1. Williams Cleared To Play

Head coach Butch Jones announced on Thursday that freshman wide receiver Preston Williams has been cleared to play this season.

2. Are Vols Ready For Prime Time?

College football expert & SEC Network Analyst Tony Barnhart visited campus this week! Here's his take on the 2015 Vols.

3. Dobbs & Vols Eyeing Breakout Season

ESPN.com college football analyst Travis Haney visted campus this week! He lists Joshua Dobbs as a potential breakout player.

4. Vols In NFL Preseason Action

FRIDAY, Aug. 28
New England Patriots at Carolina Panthers - 7:30 p.m. - Jerod Mayo (NE), Chris Scott (CAR)
Tennessee Titans at Kansas City Chiefs - 8 p.m. - Justin Hunter (TEN), Eric Berry (KC), Tyler Bray (KC), Dustin Colquitt (KC), Zach Fulton (KC)

SATURDAY, Aug. 29
Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills - 4 p.m. NFL Network - Daniel McCullers (PIT), Ramon Foster (PIT), Matt Simms (BUF)
Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins - 7 p.m. - James Stone (ATL), Matt Darr (MIA), Ja'Wuan James (MIA), Jacques McClendon (MIA), Dallas Thomas (MIA)
Cleveland Browns at Tampa Bay Buccaneers - 7 p.m. - Tony McDaniel (TB)
Minnesota Vikings at Dallas Cowboys - 7 p.m. - Cordarrelle Patterson (MIN),Justin Coleman (MIN), Jason Witten (DAL)
New York Jets at New York Giants - 7 p.m. - Jordan Williams (NYJ), Robert Ayers (NYG)
Chicago Bears at Cincinnati Bengals - 7:30 p.m. - Denarius Moore (CIN)
Washington Redskins at Baltimore Ravens - 7:30 p.m. - Morgan Cox (BAL)
Philadelphia Eagles at Green Bay Packers - 8 p.m. - Rajion Neal (GB)
Indianapolis Colts at St. Louis Rams - 8 p.m. - Michael Palardy (STL)
San Francisco 49ers at Denver Broncos - 9 p.m. - Britton Colquitt (DEN), Malik Jackson (DEN), Peyton Manning (DEN)

SUNDAY, Aug. 30
Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints - 4 p.m. FOX - Parys Haralson (NO), Austin Johnson (NO)
Arizona Cardinals at Oakland Raiders - 8 p.m. NBC - Mychal Rivera (OAK), Dan Williams (OAK)

Thursday's Juice (8.27.15)

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It's Tuesday #VolNation!

Here are some of the latest headlines on the Vols --

1. Vols' Improvement Under Jones Turning Heads

It's no secret that Tennessee has been a program on the rise since Butch Jones arrived in Knoxville. Throughout the offseason, experts and analysts from around the nation have talked about higher expectations for this season.

2. MLB Battle Down to Kirkland, Jumper

The starting middle linebacker spot has been narrowed to Darrin Kirkland Jr. and Colton Jumper.

3. Abernathy Earning Role

Fifth-year senior running back transfer Ralph David Abernathy IV is finding his role at Tennessee.

Tuesday's Juice (8.25.15)

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It's Tuesday #VolNation!

Here are some of the latest headlines on the Vols --

1. Kerbyson Coming Into his Own at LT

Redshirt senior Kyler Kerbyson's versatility along the offensive line has made him a valued member of the unit. He played at left tackle last year out of necessity. Now he is becoming a natural at covering the blind side.

2. Barnett Named To ESPN's All-SEC Team

ESPN named sophomore defensive end Derek Barnett to its preseason All-SEC squad on Monday.

EXTRA PULP

-- #NFLVols Preseason Update: Monday - Tampa Bay 25, Cincinnati 11 - Tony McDaniel (TB) 1 tackle

-- Peyton Manning is playing alongside and against many of his fans!

-- It's hard to beat Jason Witten's game face!

Monday's Juice (8.24.15)

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Happy Monday #VolNation!

Here are some of the latest headlines on the Vols --

1. Vols In AP Top 25

In case you missed it, the Vols are ranked No. 25 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25! It is the first time since 2008 that Tennessee opens the season ranked in the AP poll.

2. Vols In NFL - Preseason Week 2 Performances (Saturday & Sunday)

Miami Dolphins - Matt Darr: 2 punts, 106 yards, 53.0 avg

New York Giants - Robert Ayers: 1 tackle

New Orleans Saints - Parys Haralson: 2 tackles, 1 TFL; Austin Johnson: 1 rush, 4 yards

Oakland Raiders - Mychal Rivera: 1 catch, 19 yards

Minnesota Vikings - Cordarrelle Patterson: 2 catches, 8 yards

Denver Broncos - Peyton Manning: 8-for-14, 52 yards; Britton Colquitt: 5 punts, 219 yards, 43.8 avg., 2 in 20; Malik Jackson: 1 tackle

Green Bay Packers - Rajion Neal: 4 carries, 11 yards

Pittsburgh Steelers - Daniel McCullers: 2 tackles

St. Louis Rams - Michael Palardy: 2/2 XPs, 3 punts 117 yards, 39.0 avg., 2 in 20

Tennessee Titans - Justin Hunter: 1 catch, 1 yard

Monday's Game

Cincinnati Bengals at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 8 p.m. ET, ESPNDenarius Moore (CIN), Luke Stocker (TB), Tony McDaniel (TB)

Vols In The NFL - Preseason Week 2 Schedule

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Saturday's Games

Miami Dolphins at Carolina Panthers: 7 p.m. ET, Ja'Wuan James (MIA), Dallas Thomas (MIA), Jacques McClendon (MIA), Matt Darr (MIA), Chris Scott (CAR)

Baltimore Ravens at Philadelphia Eagles 7 p.m. ET, NFL Network, Morgan Cox (BAL)

Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Giants: 7:30 p.m. ET, Robert Ayers (NYG)

New England Patriots at New Orleans Saints: 7:30 p.m. ET, Jerod Mayo (NE), Parys Haralson (NO), Austin Johnson (NO)

Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings: 8 p.m. ET Dan Williams (OAK), Mychal Rivera (OAK), Cordarrelle Patterson (MIN), Justin Coleman (MIN)

Denver Broncos at Houston Texans: 8 p.m. ET, Peyton Manning (DEN), Britton Colquitt (DEN), Malik Jackson (DEN)

Sunday's Games

Green Bay Packers at Pittsburgh Steelers: 1 p.m. ET, NFL Network, Rajion Neal (GB), Ramon Foster (PIT), Daniel McCullers (PIT)

St. Louis Rams at Tennessee Titans: 8 p.m. ET, FOX, Michael Palardy (STL), Justin Hunter (TEN)

Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers: 8 p.m. ET, Jason Witten (DAL)

Monday's Games

Cincinnati Bengals at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 8 p.m. ET, ESPNDenarius Moore (CIN), Luke Stocker (TB), Tony McDaniel (TB)

Friday's Juice (8.21.15)

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Good Friday Morning #VolNation!

Here are some of the latest headlines on the Vols --

1. Leading Comes Naturally To Kirkland

Freshman linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. understands the leadership responsibilities involved with being the 'Mike' linebacker.

2. Phillips Being Compared To Barnett

Freshman Kyle Phillips is fine with being compared to teammate Derek Barnett, who had a breakout freshman season in 2014.

3. VFLs In NFL In Action Tonight

Atlanta Falcons at New York Jets: 7:30 p.m. ET, James Stone (ATL), Jordan Williams (NYJ)

Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs: 8 p.m. ET, NFL Network, Eric Berry (KC), Tyler Bray (KC), Dustin Colquitt (KC), Zach Fulton (KC)

VFL Jabari Greer Joins SEC Network

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VFL Jabari Greer (2000-03) has joined the SEC Network as a studio and game commentator for the 2015 season.

Greer lettered for the Vols from 2000-03. Played in 49 games and had 147 tackles, three and a half sacks, eight TFLs, 33 PBUs and two interceptions. During his college career, Greer also participated in track & field. He broke the 110 m hurdles school record. Greer was a three-year starter at cornerback and broke a school record by playing in 51 games. Greer graduated from Tennessee in 2004 with a degree in psychology.

Greer was undrafted, but played for the Buffalo Bills from 2004-08 and the New Orleans Saints from 2009-13. He was a key member of the Saints team that won Super Bowl XLIV.

Congrats Jabari!

Thursday's Juice (8.20.15)

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It's Thursday and 16 days until the Vols kick off 2015 against Bowling Green in Nashville!

Here are some of the latest headlines on the Vols --

1. TEs Bond Via Summer Fishing

The Tennessee tight ends have bonded this summer on fishing trips.

2. OL Thomas Ready For Sophomore Surge

Sophomore offensive lineman Coleman Thomas says he is confident now after enduring some freshman struggles

3. Kirkland Picking Up Defense

Freshman Darrin Kirkland Jr. has a photographic memory and has been a quick study so far. He is in a three-man competition at middle linebacker with Kenny Bynum and Colton Jumper.

4. Butch Jones On Sirius XM College

Butch Jones and several Vols spoke with Sirius XM College at media day. Their interviews will air tonight a 7 p.m. ET with a 9 p.m. ET re-air. You can also catch Coach Jones and UT football talk:

8/21 5-7 a.m. ET
8/22 11 p.m.-1 a.m. ET
8/23 12 p.m.-2 p.m. ET
8/30 1 p.m.-3 p.m. ET

Extra Juice

-- Derek Barnett had an outstanding freshman year in 2014, establishing himself as one of the premier defensive ends in the country. He aims to pick up right where he left off.

-- Joshua Dobbs' leadership has received praise from his teammates.

--#NFLVols
Tonight: Buffalo at Cleveland at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN -- VFL QB Matt Simms is on the Bills

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