About Evan Woodbery
BiographyEvan Woodbery joined the News Sentinel in August 2012 to cover Tennessee football. He previously covered athletic programs at three other SEC schools -- Auburn, South Carolina and Alabama. Woodbery grew up in Bay Village, Ohio, and graduated from Germantown High School outside of Memphis. He welcomes reader feedback by e-mail or on Twitter, where his handle is @TennesseeBeat.
Even in dismal season, Vols ace Zach Godley has remained in command
Updated 05/15/2013 at 8:28 p.m. 2 Comments
Zack Godley’s final college baseball game might have come one year ago, but when the Major League Baseball draft rolled around last summer, his phone didn’t ring.
Former Wyoming punter Tim Gleeson says he plans to enroll at UT
Published 05/15/2013 at 3:25 p.m. 29 Comments
Punter Tim Gleeson, who left Wyoming last month, tweeted Wednesday that he planned to enroll at Tennessee.
Former Tennessee cornerback Daniel Gray to transfer to Utah State
Published 05/15/2013 at 3:15 p.m. 11 Comments
Former Tennessee cornerback Daniel Gray plans to transfer to Utah State to reunite with old friends from south Florida.
Lady Vols outfielder Melissa Davin to miss rest of season
Published 05/15/2013 at 1:11 p.m. 8 Comments
Tennessee outfielder Melissa Davin, who injured her hand May 4 at Missouri, will miss the rest of the postseason, Vols softball co-head coach Ralph Weekly said today.
Vols handle Morehead State, but Dave Serrano unimpressed with effort as big SEC series looms
Updated 05/14/2013 at 11:44 p.m. 18 Comments
Tennessee’s 6-4 victory against Morehead State on Tuesday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium had absolutely no impact on the Vols’ last-ditch effort to qualify for the SEC baseball tournament this weekend.
Tennessee will honor Pat Summitt with statue
Updated 05/13/2013 at 8:08 p.m. 47 Comments
Legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt spent a brisk Monday morning greeting golfers and sharing laughs before her charity golf tournament got under way at the Cherokee Country Club.
New football hires show importance of familiarity, trust
Published 05/12/2013 at 5:49 p.m. 26 Comments
Nearly 20 years ago, when Butch Jones was a young college assistant on the recruiting trail, he always looked forward to visiting Bob Welton’s high school on the shores of Lake Michigan.
Gray's transfer leaves little margin for error in Vols' secondary
Published 05/09/2013 at 10 p.m. 29 Comments
The departure of cornerback Daniel Gray, who briefly broke into Tennessee’s starting lineup as a true freshman in 2012, could aggravate the Vols’ lack of depth in the secondary.
As many as 30 scholarships could be available to Vols in 2014
Updated 05/04/2013 at 8:56 p.m. 54 Comments
When Butch Jones was hired last December, just two months before National Signing Day, the Vols had fewer than a dozen verbal commitments who would ultimately sign with the team.
Haslam Field turf replaced to stay green
Published 05/03/2013 at 5:53 p.m. 16 Comments
The pristine athletic turf of Haslam Field is being torn up. And this time, 300-pound football players aren’t the culprit.
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