Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal
Updated 12/11/2012 at 10:16 p.m. 431 comments
Former Tennessee quarterback Tee Martin has turned down an offer to return to the Vols as part of new coach Butch Jones' staff.
John Adams: An SEC coaching leap isn't for everybody
Published 12/8/2012 at 6:24 p.m. 118 comments
Dave Hart didn't overlook the obvious in hiring Butch Jones as his football coach. Tennessee's athletic director was impressed that Jones "had won wherever he had been."
Mike Strange: Butch Jones dreamed of a job like Tennessee
Published 12/7/2012 at 10:16 p.m. 93 comments
He grew up on the shores of Lake Michigan, the son of a small-town police chief. He didn't venture far away to play college football at Ferris State. Then he decided to pursue a career in coaching.
Monte Kiffin resigning after USC's dismal defensive showing
Published 11/30/2012 at 5:54 a.m. 55 comments
LOS ANGELES - Southern California assistant head coach Monte Kiffin will resign from his son's coaching staff after a miserable season for the Trojans' defense.
Former Vol Bryce Brown's record night can't save Eagles, 30-22
Published 11/27/2012 at 6:19 a.m. 46 comments
PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Brown sprinting down the visitors’ sideline on Monday night past overmatched defenders is evidence that there could be something more entertaining during the next month than simply waiting for the final decision on Andy Reid’s future.
Naz Oliver makes debut for Tennessee
Published 11/24/2012 at 7:28 p.m. 36 comments
Tennessee defensive back Naz Oliver had his first career tackle on Saturday against Kentucky.
Fifth-year seniors get off 'roller coaster'
Published 11/24/2012 at 7:04 p.m. 3 comments
They arrived as the first responders to the new era of Tennessee football.
In an ironic twist, Lane Kiffin may even have SEC fans pulling for him on Saturday
Published 11/23/2012 at 7:57 a.m. 80 comments
Lane Kiffin irked more than one Southeastern Conference coach during his short tenure at Tennessee. And his exit from Knoxville to USC in 2010 still makes tempers boil in SEC country.
Vols players left to wonder again
Published 11/23/2012 at 6:28 a.m. 15 comments
KNOXVILLE — Ja'Wuan James and Jacques Smith know how the uncertainty feels. Both Tennessee football players remember the program's last coaching change when Lane Kiffin bolted to Southern California in 2009 the night before they were to attend their first ...
John Adams: Tennessee still a top-20 job ... especially if the price is right
Published 11/19/2012 at 7:36 p.m. 101 comments
Tennessee is about to get an assessment of its program. Coaching searches do that. Who's interested? Who isn't? And who would become interested if you threw enough money their way?
Tennessee interim coach Jim Chaney says he'll learn on the job this week
Published 11/19/2012 at 6:59 p.m. 42 comments
Jim Chaney started his coaching career at Cal State-Fullerton in 1985.
Derek Dooley's downward spiral at Tennessee
Published 11/19/2012 at 10:30 a.m. 7 comments
When Derek Dooley became the University of Tennessee's third head coach in as many seasons in 2010, he took over a program in shambles. Lane Kiffin had bolted unexpectedly with less than a month remaining before national signing day, leaving ...
Jim Chaney again giving continuity for Vols
Updated 11/19/2012 at 6:28 a.m. 2 comments
As Tennessee's football world tilted again, offensive coordinator Jim Chaney shifted into an expanded role Sunday.
Mike Strange: At a crossroad, Tennessee can't afford to take the wrong path
Updated 11/19/2012 at 6:30 a.m. 20 comments
The University of Tennessee isn't merely searching for a new football coach. If only it were that simple.
A look at Derek Dooley's tenure at Tennessee
Published 11/18/2012 at 11:18 a.m. 1 comment
KNOXVILLE - What began in the turmoil left by Lane Kiffin's late-night departure came to an end on Sunday as the University of Tennessee announced that it was parting ways with football coach Derek Dooley in the wake of the ...