KNOXVILLE — It was a familiar sight at Tennessee practice this spring.
KNOXVILLE — Spring football wrapped up for Tennessee on Saturday with the “Orange” team defeating the “White” team 34-7 inside Neyland Stadium.
KNOXVILLE — Compliments are a rarity for Jeremy Pruitt. It does not matter if it is a practice or a spring game in front of 65,000-plus.
KNOXVILLE — Phillip Fulmer had a good feeling about Jeremy Pruitt when the two sat down for the first time four-and-a-half months ago. Even after Fulmer hired Pruitt to be Tennessee’s next football coach, he still had his reservations.
KNOXVILLE — Rosters for the Orange and White Game have been released, and it brings some of Tennessee’s position battles into clearer view.
KNOXVILLE — When fans arrive at Neyland Stadium today, what they see will more closely resemble what’s on the field in the fall than what they have seen in recent springs games.
KNOXVILLE — First-year coach Jeremy Pruitt conceded earlier this spring that it is tough for him to compliment the offense. As a career-long defensive coach, he is still adjusting to wanting the other side of the ball to succeed. Thirteen practices have not changed that just yet.
KNOXVILLE — Special teams was a focal point of Tennessee football under the past coaching staff. While there are new coaches in charge, the importance put on special teams has not changed. Thursday, Tennessee gave increased attention to special teams as Jeremy Pruitt tries to figure out what pieces the Vols have, much like his puzzles on offense and defense.
KNOXVILLE — Moving pieces has been the theme this week at Tennessee spring practice.
KNOXVILLE — There is no shortage of change when it comes to Tennessee’s defensive line. Not only does the unit have to adapt to a new coaching staff, just like the rest of the team, but the group is trying to grasp a defense that is much different than the one it ran a year ago.
KNOXVILLE — Jeremy Pruitt said at the outset of spring practice that guys would move around. Tuesday, he lived up to his word.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee’s first scrimmage Saturday didn’t go as well as head coach Jeremy Pruitt would have liked, and he didn’t even have to watch the plays to know that.
KNOXVILLE — Trying to get Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt to offer up praise has been a tough task this spring. Pruitt has been tight-lipped, and it didn’t change following the Vols’ first scrimmage on Saturday.
KNOXVILLE — If teams are supposed to take after their coaches, Tennessee has already molded to new head coach Jeremy Pruitt.
KNOXVILLE — Former Tennessee football players have been a common sight during the Vols’ spring practices the past two weeks. If head coach Jeremy Pruitt gets his way, that will be a regular occurrence. Former Vol and NFL Rookie of the Year Alvin Kamara was on the sidelines during Tennessee’s spring practice Saturday, and Pruitt said having the presence of former players can only help the program.
KNOXVILLE — There’s a new operating procedure with the Tennessee football program under Jeremy Pruitt, so it’s no surprise when fans gets their first look at the Vols this spring it will look different than they’ve seen the past few years.
KNOXVILLE — Jeremy Pruitt is a new head coach and he’s leading a team with a lot of new players.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt stood back, arms folded as he watched the defensive backs go through drills.
The Vols go through their second day of spring practice under new head coach Jeremy Pruitt on Thursday.
KNOXVILLE — Having a large number of bodies during spring football can be a challenge for college programs, but to hear Jeremy Pruitt say it, that isn’t the case for Tennessee.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee’s football program has a new coaching staff but many of the same problems entering spring practice.
KNOXVILLE — Different sport, same concept.
KNOXVILLE — It was a moment 100 days in the making.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee’s quarterback competition got a boost late Thursday night.
KNOXVILLE — The newly-shaped Tennessee football staff is officially complete.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's 2018 quarterback situation got a little more clear Monday.
KNOXVILLE — Vanderbilt had the 3-point ball Sunday afternoon, but the seventh-ranked Lady Vols had Mercedes Russell.
Phillip Fulmer has been on the job three weeks today. In 21 days, Fulmer has hired a football coach, he’s worked the recruiting trail and he’s doing all he can to handle Tennessee football until Jeremy Pruitt returns to Knoxville full time. Fulmer sat down with Vol quest.com to discuss in detail the search, his coach, as well as the direction of his athletic department.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Fall practice No. 8 is in the books for the University of Tennessee football team, and the emerging theme throughout camp so far has been the competition throughout all of the position groups.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The University of Tennessee football team is ranked No. 24 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll released on Thursday, marking three straight years the Vols will open the season ranked by the coaches.
Sep 4Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA
Sep 9Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, TN
Sep 16Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, Gainesville, FL
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Oct 14Neyland Stadium, Knoxville, TN
Oct 21Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL
Oct 28Commonwealth Stadium, Lexington, KY
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