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This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 23)

The Vols are 11-2 all-time on Nov. 23.

On Nov. 23, 2002, the Vols blanked Vanderbilt, 24-0 in Nashville. Cedric Houston ran for 140 yards and a score.

NOVEMBER 23 (11-2)
1899 W, 11-0 WASHINGTON & LEE
1901 W, 5-0 KENTUCKY A&M
1940 W, 33-0 KENTUCKY
1946 W, 7-0 KENTUCKY
1957 L, 6-20 Kentucky
1963 W, 19-0 Kentucky
1968 W, 24-7 KENTUCKY
1974 W, 24-7 KENTUCKY
1985 W, 42-0 Kentucky
1991 W, 16-7 Kentucky
1996 W, 56-10 KENTUCKY
2002 W, 24-0 Vanderbilt (N) @ Nashville, Tenn.

2014 L, 10-14 Vanderbilt

Vols In The NFL - Week 11 Schedule

Follow your favorite VFLs in the NFL in Week 11!

Player Pos. Team Week 11 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants Bye
Eric Berry DB Kansas City at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. BUF, MNF 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Britton Colquitt P Denver at CHI, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore vs. STL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Matt Darr P Miami vs. DAL, 1 pm, FOX
Arian Foster RB Houston vs. NYJ, 1 pm, CBS
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh Bye
Zach Fulton G Kansas City at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee at JAC, 8:25 pm ET (TH), NFLN
Malik Jackson DE Denver at CHI, 1 pm, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami vs. DAL, 1 pm, FOX
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans Bye
Peyton Manning QB Denver at CHI, 1 pm, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. BUF, MNF 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh Bye
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay at PHI, 1 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo at HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. GB, 4:25 pm ET, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland at DET, 1 pm ET, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. WAS, 1 pm, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta vs. IND, 1 pm, ET, CBS
James Stone C/G Atlanta vs. IND, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay at PHI, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dan Williams DT Oakland at DET, 1 pm ET, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas at MIA, 1 pm ET, FOX
-- = played, no stats

Vols In The NFL - Week 10 Update/Week 11 Schedule

WATCH VFL Cordarrelle Patterson's 93-yard kickoff return vs. the Oakland Raiders HERE

Manning Milestone

VFL Peyton Manning became the NFL's new all-time leader in passing yards on his first completion in the Denver Broncos' 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Manning hit Ronnie Hillman on a 4-yard pass to move past Brett Favre (71,838) for most career passing yards. He currently sits at 71,871 yards.

Player Pos. Team Last Week Result Week 10 Stats Week 11 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants vs. New England L, 27-26 2 tackles, 1 FF Bye
Eric Berry DB Kansas City at Denver W, 29-13 2 tackles, 1 INT at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City at Denver W, 29-13 Non-Football Injury List at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England at NY Giants W, 27-26 3 tackles, 1 FR vs. BUF, MNF 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Britton Colquitt P Denver vs. Kansas City L, 29-13 6 punts, 46.2 avg at CHI, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City at Denver W, 29-13 5 punts, 45.2 avg, 4 in 20 at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore vs. Jacksonville L, 22-20 -- vs. STL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Matt Darr P Miami at Philadelphia W, 20-19 8 punts, 49.1 avg, 1 in 20 vs. DAL, 1 pm, FOX
Arian Foster RB Houston at Cincinnati W, 10-6 Injured Reserve vs. NYJ, 1 pm, CBS
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland W, 30-9 Started at LG Bye
Zach Fulton G Kansas City at Denver W, 29-13 -- at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee vs. Carolina L, 27-10 4 rec, 47 yards at JAC, 8:25 pm ET (TH), NFLN
Malik Jackson DE Denver vs. Kansas City L, 29-13 3 tackles, 1 pass def at CHI, 1 pm, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami at Philadelphia W, 20-19 DNP vs. DAL, 1 pm, FOX
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans at Washington L, 47-14 Practice Squad Bye
Peyton Manning QB Denver vs. Kansas City L, 29-13 5-of-20, 35 yards at CHI, 1 pm, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England at NY Giants W, 27-26 3 tackles vs. BUF, MNF 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland W, 30-9 1 tackle Bye
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay vs. Dallas W, 10-6 1 tackle at PHI, 1 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo at NY Jets W, 22-17 DNP at HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota at Oakland W, 30-14 93-yd KR TD, 1 rush 6 yards vs. GB, 4:25 pm ET, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland vs. Minnesota L, 14-30 6 rec, 46 yards at DET, 1 pm ET, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina at Tennessee W, 27-10 -- vs. WAS, 1 pm, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta at San Francisco L, 17-16 Practice Squad vs. IND, 1 pm, ET, CBS
James Stone C/G Atlanta at San Francisco L, 17-16 DNP vs. IND, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. Dallas W, 10-6 Started at PHI, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami at Philadelphia W, 20-19 Started on OL vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dan Williams DT Oakland vs. Minnesota L, 14-30 5 tackles at DET, 1 pm ET, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas at Tampa Bay L, 10-6 5 rec, 42 yards at MIA, 1 pm ET, FOX
-- = played, no stats

This Day In #Vols History (11/19/15)

On Nov. 19, 2011, the Vols defeated Vanderbilt, 27-21, in as Eric Gordon's 90-yard interception return for victory capped a dramatic win:

On Nov. 19, 2005,Doug Atkins' No 91 was retired in a pregame ceremony before the Vols played Vanderbilt.

NOVEMBER 19 (7-4-2)
1904 W, 23-0 Grant
1906 L, 0-16 Clemson
1910 T, 6-6 CHATTANOOGA
1949 W, 6-0 No. 11 Kentucky
1955 L, 0-23 Kentucky
1960 T, 10-10 KENTUCKY
1966 W, 28-19 KENTUCKY
1977 L, 17-21 No. 7 Kentucky
1983 W, 10-0 Kentucky
1988 W, 28-24 KENTUCKY
1994 W, 52-0 KENTUCKY
2005 L, 24-28 VANDERBILT
2011 W, 27-21 VANDERBILT (OT)

This Day In #Vols History (11/18/15)

Tennessee has more wins on Nov. 18 than any other day in history, as the Vols have posted a 17-1 all-time record.

Among the most notable games on Nov. 18 are:

Nov. 18, 1989, Chuck Webb runs for a school record 294 yards in a 33-21 win over Ole Miss.

On Nov. 18, 1995, the Vols handed Kentucky a 34-31 defeat as UT rallied from down 24-9 in the third quarter. Peyton Manning threw for 274 yards and two touchdowns. Jay Graham ran for 147 yards. To watch that game, CLICK HERE

On Nov. 18, 2000, Tennessee blasted Kentucky, 56-20, as Travis Henry ran for 139 yards and three touchdowns on his way to setting the Vols career rushing record.

NOVEMBER 18 (17-1)
1893 W, 32-0 MARYVILLE
1905 W, 31-5 CENTRE
1907 W, 14-2 Arkansas (N) @ Little Rock, Ark.
1911 W, 22-0 SOUTHWESTERN
1916 W, 17-0 University of the South (N) @ Chattanooga, Tenn.
1922 W, 18-7 University of the South (N) @ Chattanooga, Tenn.
1933 W, 33-6 VANDERBILT
1939 W, 13-0 VANDERBILT
1944 W, 27-14 TEMPLE
1950 W, 35-0 MISSISSIPPI
1961 L, 10-24 No. 6 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tennessee.
1967 W, 20-7 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1972 W, 17-0 MISSISSIPPI
1978 W, 41-17 MISSISSIPPI
1989 W, 33-21 MISSISSIPPI
1995 W, 34-31 Kentucky
2000 W, 56-20 KENTUCKY
2006 W, 39-10 Vanderbilt

This Day In #Vols History (11/17/15)

Tennessee stands 8-6 all-time on Nov. 17.

On Nov. 17, 1990, Tennessee handed No. 20 Ole Miss a 22-13 loss in Memphis.

On Nov. 17, 2001, #6 Tennessee won a thriller, 38-35, over Kentucky. Alex Walls' 44-yard field field with 2:49 left in the fourth secured the win. Casey Clausen threw for 285 yards with four touchdowns, three to Donte' Stallworth, to tie the Vols program record.


NOVEMBER 17 (8-6)

1892 L, 0-12 VANDERBILT
1923 L, 0-33 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
1928 W, 6-0 Vanderbilt
1934 W, 13-6 Vanderbilt
1951 W, 46-21 Mississippi
1956 W, 27-7 No. 19 MISSISSIPPI
1962 L, 6-19 No. 3 MISSISSIPPI
1973 L, 18-28 Mississippi (N) @ Jackson, Miss.
1979 L, 20-44 Mississippi (N) @ Jackson, Miss.
1984 W, 41-17 Mississippi (N) @ Jackson, Miss.
1990 W, 22-13 No. 15 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
2001 W, 38-35 Kentucky
2007 W, 25-24 VANDERBILT
2012 L, 18-41 Vanderbilt

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 14)

On November 14, 1998, the No. 1 Tennessee Volunteers defeated No. 10 Arkansas, 28-24, in a battle of unbeatens at Neyland Stadium. 


Leading 24-22 with 1:47 to go, Arkansas needed only one first down to run out the clock. Razorbacks' QB Clint Stoerner tripped over the foot of his offensive lineman and attempted to use the football to steady himself, but as he stumbled, the ball came free and UT's Billy Ratliff recovered. Travis Henry took it from there, gaining 43 yards on the ground in five plays and leaped into the end zone for the game-winning TD. The Vols are 12-5 all-time on Nov. 14.

NOVEMBER 14 (12-5)
1896 W, 6-4 VIRGINIA TECH
1903 L, 0-17 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1908 W, 6-5 CLEMSON
1913 L, 0-6 Alabama
1914 W, 14-7 vs. University of The South
1925 W, 14-9 MISSISSIPPI A&M
1931 W, 21-7 VANDERBILT
1936 W, 26-13 Vanderbilt
1942 W, 14-0 vs. Mississippi
1953 W, 9-7 Florida
1959 L, 7-37 vs. Mississippi
1964 L, 0-30 MISSISSIPPI
1981 W, 28-20 MISSISSIPPI
1987 W, 55-13 MISSISSIPPI
1992 W, 26-21 Memphis State
1998 W, 28-24 No. 10 ARKANSAS
2009 L, 17-42 Mississippi

Vols In The NFL - Week 10 Schedule

Manning Milestones

VFL Peyton Manning is three yards away from becoming the NFL's all-time passing leader. He has 71,836 career passing yards. Brett Favre holds the record at 71,838.

Manning is also tied with Favre for most wins by a starting quarterback (186). His next victory would give him sole claim as the NFL's winningest quarterback.

Week 10 Schedule

Player Pos. Team Week 9 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants vs. NE, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Eric Berry DB Kansas City at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England at NYG, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Britton Colquitt P Denver vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore vs. JAC, 1 pm ET, CBS
Matt Darr P Miami at PHI, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Arian Foster RB Houston at CIN (Mon), 8:30 pm, ET, ESPN
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh vs. CLE, 1 pm ET, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee vs. CAR, 1 pm ET, FOX
Malik Jackson DE Denver vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami at PHI, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans at WAS, 1 pm, ET, FOX
Peyton Manning QB Denver vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England at NYG, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh vs. CLE, 1 pm ET, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo DNP vs. NYJ on 11/12
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota at OAK, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland vs. MIN, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Chris Scott G Carolina at TEN, 1 pm ET, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta Bye
James Stone C/G Atlanta Bye
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami at PHI, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dan Williams DT Oakland vs. MIN, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Jason Witten TE Dallas at TB, 1 pm ET, FOX
-- = played, no stats

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 12)

On Nov. 12, 1988, the Vols played in Oxford, Miss., for the first time since 951 and handed the Rebels a 20-12 defeat as Reggie Cobb ran for 111 yards.

On Nov. 12, 1994, Tennessee beat Memphis, 24-13, as Aaron Hayden ran for 129 yards and Mose Phillips scored two touchdowns. Peyton Manning threw for just 32 yards in the win at Neyland.

On Nov. 12, 2010, the Neyland Statue was unveiled outside the stadium that bears the legend's name.


NOVEMBER 12 (9-6-2)
1892 W, 16-6 Chattanooga Athletic Club
1904 L, 0-6 CLEMSON
1910 W, 13-0 MARYVILLE
1921 W, 21-0 UNIVERSITY OF THE SOUTH
1927 T, 7-7 VANDERBILT
1932 T, 0-0 Vanderbilt
1938 W, 14-0 Vanderbilt
1949 W, 35-7 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1955 W, 20-0 Florida
1960 L, 3-24 No. 4 MISSISSIPPI
1966 L, 7-14 MISSISSIPPI
1977 L, 14-43 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1983 L, 10-13 MISSISSIPPI
1988 W, 20-12 Mississippi
1994 W, 24-13 MEMPHIS
2005 W, 20-16 MEMPHIS
2011 L, 7-49 No. 8 Arkansas

Vols In The NFL - Week 9 Update/Week 10 Schedule

VFL Jason Witten is approaching the NFL's all-time top 10 in career receptions. He is currently 11th all-time with 987 and trails former Pittsburgh Steelers great Hines Ward (1,000 catches from 1998-2011) by 13.

Manning Milestones

VFL Peyton Manning is three yards away from becoming the NFL's all-time passing leader. He has 71,836 career passing yards. Brett Favre holds the record at 71,838.

Manning is also tied with Favre for most wins by a starting quarterback (186). His next victory would give him sole claim as the NFL's winningest quarterback.

Week 9 Update/Week 10 Schedule

Player Pos. Team Last Week Result Week 8 Stats Week 9 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants at Tampa Bay W, 32-18 1 tackle vs. NE, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Eric Berry DB Kansas City Bye at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City Bye at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. Washington W, 27-10 3 tackles, 2 pass def at NYG, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Britton Colquitt P Denver at Indianapolis L, 27-24 5 punts, 43.0 avg, 2 in 20 vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City Bye at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore Bye vs. JAC, 1 pm ET, CBS
Matt Darr P Miami at Buffalo L, 33-17 3 punts, 38.0 avg, 2 in 20 at PHI, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Arian Foster RB Houston Bye at CIN (Mon), 8:30 pm, ET, ESPN
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh vs. Oakland W, 38-35 Started at LG vs. CLE, 1 pm ET, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City Bye at DEN, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee at New Orleans W, 34-28 OT 3 rec, 17 yards, 1 TD vs. CAR, 1 pm ET, FOX
Malik Jackson DE Denver at Indianapolis L, 27-24 5 tackles, 3 pass def vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami at Buffalo L, 33-17 DNP at PHI, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans vs. Tennessee L, 34-28 OT Practice squad at WAS, 1 pm, ET, FOX
Peyton Manning QB Denver at Indianapolis L, 27-24 21-of-36, 281 yards, 2 TD, 2 INT vs. KC, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. Washington W, 27-10 -- at NYG, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh vs. Oakland W, 38-35 -- vs. CLE, 1 pm ET, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay vs. NY Giants L, 32-18 -- vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo vs. Miami W, 33-17 2 PR, 8.0 avg at PHI, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. St. Louis W, 21-18 4 KR, 25.0 avg at OAK, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland at Pittsburgh L, 38-35 2 rec, 16 yards vs. MIN, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. Green Bay W, 37-29 -- at TEN, 1 pm ET, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta at San Francisco L, 17-16 Practice Squad Bye
James Stone C/G Atlanta at San Francisco L, 17-16 DNP Bye
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. NY Giants L, 32-18 -- vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami at Buffalo L, 33-17 Started on OL at PHI, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dan Williams DT Oakland at Pittsburgh L, 38-35 3 tackles vs. MIN, 4:05 pm ET, FOX
Jason Witten TE Dallas vs. Philadelphia L, 33-27 6 rec, 43 yards at TB, 1 pm ET, FOX
-- = played, no stats

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