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Tennessee Volunteers, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Selected to Play in 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

By Rob McVey, 1 week 2 days ago
Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game organizers have confirmed that the Tennessee Volunteers will face off against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in Atlanta on Monday night, Sept. 4, 2017. The game will be broadcast in primetime on ESPN. It will be the second of two games in the 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff series, the nation’s longest-running kickoff game. The first game of the Labor Day...

Tennessee Volunteers Land State's Top 2016 Recruit in Linebacker Daniel Bituli

By Rob McVey, 1 week 3 days ago
Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones and staff received their second bit of good news in less than a week with the announcement that four-star, in-state linebacker Daniel Bituli would be joining them in Knoxville in 2016. Bituli becomes the 13th member of the Vols’ 2016 recruiting class and the second verbal commit of the week for Tennessee. Cade Mays, a class of 2018 star offensive...

College Football's Top 25 Non-Conference Games for 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 week 3 days ago
There is a lot that is still unknown about the College Football Playoff Committee. One thing that was learned about the new postseason format in year number one is that the voters value strength of schedule. Teams have ramped-up non-conference scheduling almost instantly (See: No. 4 below) and the results are a healthy list of top-level games. It may take a few full seasons for...

Top 15 SEC Non-Conference Games of 2015

By Braden Gall, 1 week 6 days ago
The College Football Playoff Committee proved the general trend of tougher scheduling last fall.  The SEC doesn't have nearly as much problem with scheduling, as its league schedules are the toughest in college football (along with the Pac-12). But to top it off, the SEC has more high-level non-conference games than any other league in the nation.  Which is why the...

College Football's Top 50 Players for 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Kickoff for the 2015 college football season is just around the corner. With media days underway and players reporting to camps in August, it won’t be long before teams are officially preparing for the opening week. With the season countdown under 50 days until kickoff, it’s time to take a look at the best 50 players in college football for the upcoming year. Ranking the...

SEC Only Places Three Players on Preseason Jim Thorpe Award Watch List

By Ryan Wright, 2 weeks 2 days ago
In an odd turn of events the SEC was snubbed on Monday when the Jim Thorpe Award watch list was released. With only three players from the top football conference in the land on the preseason list for this prestigious award the prevailing question is, has the SEC lost its way? The Jim Thorpe Award has been around since 1986 honoring the top defensive back in the nation. Over the past six...

Tennessee Volunteers Secure Commitment From 2018 Legacy Cade Mays

By Rob McVey, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones and his staff got a head start on its 2018 class on Monday when local (Knoxville Catholic High School) offensive lineman and Tennessee Volunteer legacy, Cade Mays, pledged a verbal commitment to play football at the University of Tennessee. Mays made the news public via his Twitter account yesterday afternoon.   So proud to say...

SEC's Top Players Returning from Injury in 2015

By Steven Lassan, 2 weeks 2 days ago
Injuries are a big part of any college football season. Whether it’s a starting quarterback, a No. 2 receiver or a defensive lineman part of a deep rotation, injuries will always have an impact on a team. To help preview the season, Athlon is taking a look at some of the injured players from 2014 and their return in 2015. Related: SEC Predictions for 2015 Players with a...

5 Tennessee Volunteers Named to 2015 Maxwell and Bednarik Award Watch Lists

By Rob McVey, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Tennessee's season opener is still nearly two months away, but the Volunteers are already making national headlines, placing five players on the preseason watch lists for the Maxwell and Bednarik Awards. The five representatives on the two watch lists is two more than other team in the SEC. Related: Tennessee Volunteers 2015 Preview and Prediction For the Robert W. Maxwell Award,...

SEC Announces Players Who Will Attend 2015 Football Media Days

By Ryan Wright, 3 weeks 15 hours ago
The 2015 SEC Football Media Days will be held July 13-16 in Hoover, Ala. The always anticipated event kicks off on Monday with Auburn, Florida, and Vanderbilt taking center stage. On Tuesday, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Mississippi State, and Tennessee will answer questions about the upcoming season followed by Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri, and Arkansas on Wednesday. LSU, Georgia,...