Knoxville, TN Football

Vols Set to Host Elite Peach State Lineman Flynn Jr.

2024 Grayson (Ga.) High School offensive lineman Waltclaire Flynn Jr. is already a household name in the recruiting world. The young prospect already holds offers from Florida State, Miami, Kentucky, Georgia Tech, Minnesota and Tennessee. He announced earlier this week on social media that he will make a trip to...
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Gibbs and Fulton honor Army Staff Sgt. Ryan Knauss on Thursday night

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - On Thursday night, Gibbs High School and Fulton High School football teams honored the late Army Staff Sergeant Ryan Knauss. On the back of both teams helmets were separate, but just as moving, helmet stickers. Gibbs had a ribbon with a star and the number 13,...
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Fulton takes care of Gibbs in Thursday night affair

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Fulton Falcons improved to 3-2 and 1-1 in district play with a 54-26 win over Gibbs on Thursday night. The Falcons jumped out to a 14-0 lead after Raysean Jackson connected on a pass to his brother Marcellus Jackson sprinting down the sideline for a touchdown. Just three plays later, after a Falcon interception, Daveon Shenault scampered in for another Fulton touchdown giving the Falcons a 21-0 lead after the first quarter.
Oak Ridger

Oak Ridge battles Lenoir City Friday in a tough district matchup

Oak Ridge Wildcats are coming off of a tough 35-30 loss to Farragut and are looking for redemption. They need a district win against Lenoir City this Friday, Sept. 17. The kickoff is at 7 p.m. in Lenoir City. Last week, the Wildcats scratched their way back to within a...
Mountain Press

Smoky Bears take on top team in state in 5A

KNOXVILLE — Sevier County will have their hands full on Friday night in Knoxville as they travel to the No. 1 team in 5A, Knox West, for a region matchup. The Smoky Bears are coming off a rivalry win, 14-0, over Pigeon Forge, and they hope to keep the positive momentum going with an upset.

How to Watch Tennessee-Tennessee Tech

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- As part of the SEC's new agreement with ESPN, select SEC football games are available on ESPN+ and SEC Network+ this fall, including Tennessee's non-conference matchup against Tennessee Tech at noon ET Saturday in Neyland Stadium. The digital-only broadcast will be called by Kevin Brown (play-by-play), Hutson...
The Decatur Daily

GameDay preview: Tennessee Tech at Tennessee

Records: Tennessee (1-1), Tennessee Tech (0-2) 1. Which QB will it be?: It’s just the third game, but Tennessee already has questions at quarterback. Joe Milton, who started against Bowling Green and Pitt, was hurt in the second quarter last week and replaced by Hendon Hooker. The Virginia Tech transfer completed 15 of 21 passes for 188 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in the loss to the Panthers. Vols coach Josh Heupel wasn’t revealing what the status of Milton was when the week started.
Newport Plain Talk

SAC play opens with tall task, No. 16/15 Wingate

JEFFERSON CITY—Carson-Newman's (0-1, 0-0 South Atlantic Conference) cranks up South Atlantic Conference play with a member of the Top 15. The Eagles welcome Wingate (2-0, 0-0 SAC) to Mossy Creek for a 1 p.m. kickoff Saturday. The Bulldogs are ranked 15th in the poll and 16th in the AFCA Coaches Poll. The contest is Carson-Newman's Health Care Appreciation Day. All health care workers get into the game for free with their staff id.

Vols coach Josh Heupel makes more stops at East Tennessee high schools

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Tennessee Volunteers coach Josh Heupel is making a habit of visiting high schools in Knoxville area before the Friday night lights turn on. Heupel made stops at Alcoa High School and South Doyle High School in Knoxville on Friday ahead of Tennessee’s home matchup with Tennessee Tech.

Best of Vol Calls: Heupel talks bouncing back, quarterback play

Losses are never fun. The Tennessee Volunteers (1-1) learned that first hand on Saturday, falling to Pittsburgh 41-34. Life does go on, however, and no loss will stop head coach Josh Heupel from appearing on ‘Vol Calls.’ This week, Heupel discussed bouncing back from a loss, updates on injuries and quarterbacks.
Tennessee Tribune

UT Unveils Four Statues Honoring Their Football Trailblazers

The University of Tennessee unveiled new and permanent tributes to four trailblazers from throughout the storied history of Tennessee football as a kickoff to Neyland Stadium’s year-long centennial celebration. Tennessee proudly led the way in providing opportunities for Black student-athletes to excel on the Southeastern Conference gridiron. Beginning in the...

Fulton takes on Gibbs on Rivalry Thursday

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - When Fulton travels to Gibbs for a Rivalry Thursday matchup, it will have a playoff feel to it. With new classifications this year, both Fulton and Gibbs moved down from 5A to 4A. The Region 2-4A matchup will pair two teams that are both (2-2) on the season, but more importantly (0-1) in region play.

NCAA proposal will allow programs to replace up to seven transfers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - A temporary waiver allowing college football programs to sign more than 25 players in a recruiting class as a means of replacing outgoing transfers could be passed next month. The proposal, which allows programs to sign up to seven additional players in a class to replace...

Heupel not ready to announce quarterback

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Tennessee football Vols welcome in Tennessee Tech on Saturday inside Neyland Stadium. The question going in, who’ll be the starting quarterback?. Joe Milton was knocked out of the game last week. Fellow transfer Hendon Hooker went the rest of the way. At Vol Calls Wednesday...
College Football News

Tennessee vs Tennessee Tech Prediction, Game Preview

Tennessee vs Tennessee Tech prediction and game preview. – Sign up and stream college football all season long on ESPN+. Tennessee (1-1) vs Tennessee Tech (0-2) Game Preview. The Tennessee offense is hardly a mess – it was able to move the ball a bit in the loss to Pitt – but the quarterback situation is being worked on.
Raleigh News & Observer

Vols hope to fix flaws against Tennessee Tech no matter QB

Tennessee appears to have another quarterback quandary on its hands, not that coach Josh Heupel is tipping his hand just yet. Heupel won’t say whether Joe Milton or Hendon Hooker will start for Tennessee on Saturday against Tennessee Tech. The first-year coach also isn’t saying if Milton is physically available after going down with what appeared to be a lower leg injury when sacked in the second quarter of a 41-34 loss to Pitt.