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Former Tennessee defender Greg Emerson announces transfer decision

Greg Emerson is staying in the state of Tennessee to continue his college football career. The Tennessee transfer defender announced his commitment to Memphis on Wednesday. Emerson entered the NCAA transfer portal in late June after three seasons with the Volunteers. Emerson played in one game in 2018 and then in 21 games over the past two seasons. In his three seasons at UT, 31 tackles, 4 tackles for a loss, 2 sacks and 2 pass deflections.
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Tennessee basketball gets brutal draw in SEC opponents

Wasn’t their schedule tough enough? Tennessee basketball will face five Power Five teams, four teams likely to be in the preseason top 25 rankings and three teams likely to be in the preseason top 10 rankings in non-conference play alone. That list doesn’t even include the Memphis Tigers. Now, though,...
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Handje Tamba Discusses Decision To Reclassify And Play For Tennessee

On this episode of the Rocky Top Insider Podcast, RTI’s Trey Wallace is joined by 2021 Tennessee basketball signee Handje Tamba. We discussed his decision to re-classify to the 2021 class and why he chose the Vols. Also, how will Tamba fit into the Rick Barnes system and what he’s looking forward to the most, as he enrolls in a few weeks.
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Former Tiger transfers to Tennessee Tech

COOKEVILLE — Former Meigs County football player Aaron Swafford is coming back to the Volunteer State. Swafford has transferred from the Naval Academy Preparatory School (NAPS) to Tennessee Tech. Swafford said he began looking at some options in the spring and believes Cookeville is a great landing spot for him.
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Offensive Questions One Week From Tennessee Fall Camp

Coach Josh Heupel and the Tennessee Volunteers football team will begin their fall camp one week from Wednesday, on Aug. 4. With countless changes among coaches, players, and administrative representatives since the start of the 2020 season, there are a number of key questions surrounding the Vols offense as camp quickly approaches.
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Jackson State Football lands former 4-star from Tennessee

Jackson State football added another talented player in the transfer portal, adding a former 4-star recruit of Tennessee. With the SWAC fall football season one month away, the conference adds more FBS talent as former Tennessee wide receiver Malachi Wideman is transferring to the Jackson State football program. Wideman spent...
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Pair of Tennessee Specialists Named To Preseason Watch Lists

Tennessee punter Paxton Brooks and kicker Chase McGrath were named to national preseason watchlists Wednesday. Brooks, a senior from South Carolina, was named to the Ray Guy Award Watch List. McGrath was named to the Lou Graza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award Watch List. The Tennessee punter was one of 51 candidates...
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Tennessee basketball announces signing of 7-foot center Handje Tamba

Handje Tamba has officially joined Tennessee basketball’s 2021 signing class. The Vols on Wednesday announced the signing of Tamba, 7-foot center out of Knoxville’s Catholic High School who committed to Tennessee after reclassifying from 2022. "Handje is a rim protector who can block and alter shots, and he plays with...
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Former Tennessee defensive lineman Greg Emerson transfers to Memphis Tigers

Former Tennessee defensive lineman Greg Emerson announced he will be transferring to the University of Memphis following three seasons in Knoxville. The Jackson, Tennessee native was ranked as the No. 136 overall recruit in the class of 2018. He held offers from Alabama, Clemson, Florida State, Georgia, LSU and Ohio State amongst other big time schools before electing to take his talents to east Tennessee. Memphis also offered him out of high school but were one of many unable to lock him down under former head coach Mike Norvell.
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Three More Tennessee Sportsbooks Will Be Approved This Week

The Volunteer State is in the middle of a big transition, but that will not stop new. sportsbooks from launching. Three online TN sports betting operators will be notified this week that their application review is complete. That’s according to Tennessee Education Lottery CEO Rebecca Hargrove, who updated the Sports Wagering Advisory Council on current regulatory operations.
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Former ETSU football coach Carlsle dies at 91

Former East Tennessee State University football coach Jack Carlisle died Tuesday at his home in New Albany, Mississippi. He was 91. Carlisle led the Bucs from 1978-82 with a 7-4 record in 1979, their first year in the Southern Conference and the program’s first winning record since 1970. The team...