About Ben Frederickson
BiographyBen Frederickson joined the News Sentinel in October 2013 to cover Tennessee men's basketball and UT athletics. He previously covered college and professional sports as a FOXSportsMidwest.com regional writer in St. Louis, University of Wyoming athletics for the Casper Star-Tribune and University of Missouri athletics for the Columbia Missourian and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Frederickson grew up in Sedalia, Mo. He graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in May of 2012. Questions? Tips? Story ideas? Contact him via email or through Twitter, where his handle is @Ben_Fred.
Tennessee football to open 2018 season against West Virginia in Charlotte
Published 07/22/2014 at 12:14 p.m. 1 Comment
Tennessee announced its season opener for 2018. The Vols will play West Virginia in Charlotte.
Juco linebacker Chris Weatherd cleared to join Vols
Published 07/21/2014 at 8:09 p.m. 9 Comments
Chris Weatherd’s wait is over.
Tennessee basketball players Derek Reese, Ian Chiles back from injuries
Published 07/21/2014 at 6:29 p.m. 2 Comments
Two Tennessee men’s basketball players have returned to full participation after injuries slowed their offseason.
Tennessee offensive line, least experienced in the SEC, motivated by perceived weakness
Published 07/19/2014 at 7:40 p.m. 10 Comments
One of the more mundane traditions at SEC Football Media Days consists of every coach offering an opinion on his offensive line.
Tennessee football's Berry twins compete against one another, not family name
Published 07/18/2014 at 10:55 p.m. 3 Comments
Elliott Berry wasn’t sure he should explain the bet.
Tennessee football's legacy freshmen meet the media
Updated 07/18/2014 at 3:46 p.m. 1 Comment
Six Tennessee freshmen football players made their media debuts Friday afternoon: Dillon Bates, Elliot Berry, Evan Berry, Neiko Creamer, Todd Kelly, Jr. and Vic Wharton.
Tennessee tight end A.J. Branisel says he's cleared to play
Published 07/17/2014 at 9:59 p.m. 4 Comments
Tennessee tight end A.J. Branisel should be able to play this season, according to the sophomore’s Twitter account.
Nick Saban says Lane Kiffin will 'probably survive' return to Knoxville
Published 07/17/2014 at 8:52 p.m. 15 Comments
HOOVER, Ala. — The first interaction Lane Kiffin had with Alabama players consisted of a meet and greet with his offensive personnel.
Jeff Jarnigan to replace Denton as voice of Neyland Stadium
Updated 07/17/2014 at 8:18 p.m. 5 Comments
HOOVER, Ala. — Jeff Jarnigan is the new voice of Neyland Stadium.
Tennessee picked to finish fifth in SEC East; A.J. Johnson named All-SEC
Published 07/17/2014 at 11:24 a.m. 11 Comments
HOOVER, Ala. — Alabama and South Carolina were picked to play for the SEC title, and the Tennessee was projected to finish fifth in the SEC Eastern Division for the second consecutive time.
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