Photos by Amy Smotherman Burgess

  • Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin greets fans as he leaves the court after the 67-56 win over Florida on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL)
  • Tennessee head coach Cuonzo Martin greets fans as he leaves the court after the 67-56 win over Florida on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL)
  • Tennessee quarterback Riley Ferguson (10) is stopped by linebackers A.J. Johnson (45) and Owen Williams (58) during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Keith Boucher, left, takes a photo of his six year-old daughter Gracie with UT cheerleaders during fan day at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The event gave fans the opportunity to greet players and obtain autographs before the Orange and White spring football game. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • UT fan Doug Mizell of Cleveland, TN waits for gates to open during fan day at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The event gave fans the opportunity to greet players and obtain autographs before the Orange and White spring football game. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Fans rush to line up for an autograph from head UT football coach Butch Jones during fan day at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The event gave fans the opportunity to greet players and obtain autographs before the Orange and White spring football game. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Former UT players, left to right, Anthony Sessions, Travis Stephens and Donte' Stallworth warm up to play flag football before the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Tennessee head coach Butch Jones instructs a player during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Tennessee running back Jalen Hurd (1) carries the ball with defensive back Geraldo Orta (26) defending during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Tennessee wide receiver Josh Malone (3) carries the ball during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Tennessee quarterback Riley Ferguson (10) is stopped by linebackers A.J. Johnson (45) and Owen Williams (58) during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Tennessee quarterback Riley Ferguson (10) throws a pass during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • The power T flag is flown across the field after a touchdown during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Head football coach Butch Jones signs autographs during fan day at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The event gave fans the opportunity to greet players and obtain autographs before the Orange and White spring football game. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Four year-old Chloe Akers of Little Rock, AR waits to get a photo with the UT cheerleaders during fan day at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The event gave fans the opportunity to greet players and obtain autographs before the Orange and White spring football game. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Fans wait for an autograph from UT head football coach Butch Jones during fan day at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, April 12, 2014. The event gave fans the opportunity to greet players and obtain autographs before the Orange and White spring football game. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Fans reach for players to throw gloves and sweatbands after the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Former UT players, left to right, Anthony Sessions, Travis Stephens and Donte' Stallworth warm up to play flag football before the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Tennessee quarterback Riley Ferguson (10) is stopped by linebackers A.J. Johnson (45) and Owen Williams (58) during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, April 12, 2014.  (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
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Duke coach David Cutcliffe is acknowledged after being announced as the Neyland Trophy during the Orange and White spring game at Neyland Stadium on Saturday
  • Tennessee running backs, from left, Chris Beck, Jalen Hurd and Devrin Young, sign autographs during fan day at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, April 12, 2014. The event gave fans the opportunity to greet players and obtain autographs before the Orange and White spring football game. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)
  • Tennessee quarterback Riley Ferguson (10) is stopped by linebackers A.J. Johnson (45) and Owen Williams (58) during the Orange and White game at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, April 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)
  • Tennessee running back Justus Pickett (31) is tackled by Tennessee defense while carrying the ball during the second half of the Orange and White game at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tenn., Saturday, April 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Knoxville News Sentinel, Amy Smotherman Burgess)
  • Daniel Lasris paints a butterfly on the face of three year-old Thessaly Yauch (cq) of Knoxville during the tenth annual Knoxville Opera Rossini Festival in downtown Knoxville on Saturday, April 9, 2011.
  • University of Tennessee offensive linemen, left to right, Marcus Jackson, Kyler Kerbyson, Jacob Gilliam and John Simcox during pre-training camp at Haslam Field, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison (20) is embraced by Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) after Harrison was fouled on a play against St. John's during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Mercedes Russell (21) blocks a shot by St. John's guard Briana Brown (12) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison (20) embraces Tennessee guard Jordan Reynolds (0) after a play during the first round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Saturday, March 22, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Northwestern State forward Trudy Armstead (31) scrambles for the ball against Tennessee forward Jasmine Jones (2) during the first round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Saturday, March 22, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • University of Tennessee quarterbacks, left to right, Justin Worley, Nathan Peterman, Riley Ferguson and Joshua Dobbs, during pre-training camp at Haslam Field, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Crews continue work to repair a water main and resurface streets after a break caused sweeping damage at the intersection of State and Main Streets in downtown Knoxville, Thursday, April 3, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel)
  • Tennessee offensive lineman Antonio Richardson (74) hugs head coach Butch Jones at the conclusion of the game against Kentucky Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, KY, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. UT won their final game 27-14. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL)
  • University of Tennessee wide receivers coach Zach Azzanni instructs players during the first spring football practice at Haslam Field on Saturday, March 9, 2013. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL)
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Tennessee coach Holly Warlick yells from the sideline during the second round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament against St. John’s on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
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Tennessee coach Holly Warlick yells from the sideline during the second round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament against St. John’s on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
  • Tennessee guard Meighan Simmons (10) gestures after scoring on a  steal during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • St. John's forward Amber Thompson (2) is surrounded by Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison, left, and Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Mercedes Russell (21) blocks a shot by St. John's guard Briana Brown (12) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison (20) is embraced by Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) after Harrison was fouled on a play against St. John's during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) passes over St. John's guard Aliyyah Handford (3) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Mercedes Russell (21) blocks a shot by St. John's guard Briana Brown (12) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison (20) fights for control of the ball against St. John's forward Selina Archer (54) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) reacts after being fouled on a play during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Mercedes Russell (21) knocks the ball away from St. John's guard Aaliyah Lewis (4) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) passes over St. John's guard Aliyyah Handford (3) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • St. John's guard Aliyyah Handford (3) falls backwards while guarding Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee guard Andraya Carter (14) shoots over St. John's guard Eugeneia McPherson (22) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison (20) fouls St. John's guard Aliyyah Handford (3) during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison (20) is embraced by Tennessee forward Cierra Burdick (11) after Harrison was fouled on a play against St. John's during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)
  • Tennessee guard Meighan Simmons (10) gestures after scoring on a  steal during the second round of the NCAA women's basketball tournament in Knoxville, Monday, March 24, 2014. (Amy Smotherman Burgess/News Sentinel staff)

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