Tennessee has hired UCF athletic director Danny White as the Volunteers' new athletic director just three days after the firing of football coach Jeremy Pruitt and athletic director Phillip...
Tennessee athletic director and former Volunteers football coach Phillip Fulmer said Friday he is in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. And Miami's Manny Diaz became the latest active...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No. 16 Tennessee has given coach Jeremy Pruitt a raise and a contract extension through 2025 after two seasons on the job.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will be selling tickets for approximately 25% of the fan seats at Neyland Stadium this season, officials announced Tuesday. The stadium has a capacity of 102,455,...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former longtime Tennessee assistant football coach Steve Caldwell is returning to the Volunteers’ athletic department as an assistant director of life skills and character...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee center and Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic has been ruled eligible to play for the Volunteers the rest of this season.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has unveiled updated plans for a Neyland Stadium renovation as the facility approaches its 100-year anniversary.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's frontcourt concerns heading into the season are even greater than anticipated now that the NCAA has determined 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic can't...
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn says forward Batouly Camara will have knee surgery Monday and will miss the start of the season for the fifth-ranked Huskies.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee center Uros Plavsic must sit out the 2019-20 season after the NCAA refused to grant the Arizona State transfer a waiver that would have enabled him to play for...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt still has the support of athletic director Phillip Fulmer.
Fulmer said Wednesday night on the “Vol Calls” radio show that “I totally...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is the latest Southeastern Conference school to sell alcoholic beverages at upcoming home football games.
School officials say alcohol sales will begin with...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer will serve as the honorary Peabody duckmaster in downtown Memphis on Aug. 9.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer has said from the time he took over that his No. 1 priority is to turn around the slumping football program.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has extended the contract of baseball coach Tony Vitello through June 2024.
Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the deal Wednesday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee senior associate athletics director Donna Thomas is retiring after working three decades at the school.
School officials announced Tuesday that Thomas plans...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes will make $26 million over the next five seasons as part of a hefty raise he will receive after speaking with UCLA about its coaching...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Rick Barnes will be back with the Volunteers next season.
Volunteers athletic director Phillip Fulmer issued a statement Monday night saying "I'm...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has fired women's basketball coach Holly Warlick after a season in which the Lady Vols barely kept their NCAA Tournament streak alive and then promptly lost in...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Numerous Vanderbilt officials and former athletes paid tribute to David Williams II on Friday at a funeral for the Southeastern Conference's first black athletic director.
Williams died at the age of 71 on Feb. 8, a week after he had stepped down as Vanderbilt's athletic director.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has reported a minor NCAA violation that involved athletic director Phillip Fulmer instructing offensive linemen during a football practice.
This was one of eight Level III athletics violations that Tennessee reported over the last six months of 2018. They were obtained through a public records request and first reported by the Knoxville News-Sentinel.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is delaying the start of construction on a Neyland Stadium renovation project to review all aspects of the plan.
Noting that he's been on the job for less than a year, athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced Thursday that "we simply need time to study all ideas of scope and design" for the project and that delaying it would be "financially prudent."
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer said the Volunteers' football program is "working through a cultural change" and that he remains confident in first-year coach Jeremy Pruitt.
"I can say with certainty that we've got us a heck of a football coach — absolute certainty," Fulmer said Monday at a Knoxville Quarterback Club luncheon.
The Latest on how Hurricane Florence has impacted the college football weekend: (all times local):
Tennessee distributed 1,067 free tickets to its game with UTEP to Hurricane Florence evacuees from North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Volunteers athletic director Phillip Fulmer had announced Wednesday that evacuees would get free tickets as long as they provided IDs showing they're from counties under evacuation orders. Ticket distribution started at 8:30 a.m. for the noon game.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee basketball coach Rick Barnes has received a three-year contract extension and raise that will earn him $21 million over the next six years.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer says his new position didn't require much in the way of on-the-job training.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee women's basketball coach Holly Warlick has received a three-year contract extension as well as a $25,000 raise.
Athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced Friday that Warlick's contract now runs through the 2021-22 season. Warlick's deal was set to expire at the end of the 2018-19 season.
Her annual pay increased from $665,000 to $690,000.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee plans to honor its 1998 national championship team Sept. 22 when the Volunteers host Florida.
Players, coaches and support staff members from the 1998 team will be in Knoxville that weekend for a reunion honoring the 20th anniversary of the title-winning season. The 1998 team was coached by Phillip Fulmer, who took over as Tennessee's athletic director in December.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer praised John Ward for bringing "life and feeling to our living rooms" during a tribute ceremony for the longtime Volunteers football and men's basketball broadcaster.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee wide receiver CJ Fayton is returning to his alma mater in a new position.
Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer announced the hire of Fayton as the Volunteers' director of VFL (Vol For Life) programming on Tuesday.
Fayton lettered at Tennessee from 2002-05. He also played basketball at Tennessee in 2000-01.
His job involves providing career planning to student-athletes and keeping former Tennessee athletes connected to the university.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Phillip Fulmer has said all along that his appointment as athletic director at his alma mater wasn't a mere short-term arrangement.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Robert Gillespie is no longer part of Tennessee's coaching staff after serving as running backs coach for the last five seasons.
Athletic director Phillip Fulmer confirmed Gillespie's exit Wednesday while speaking to the Big Orange Tip Off Club and indicated the decision was made by new head coach Jeremy Pruitt. Volquest first reported Gillespie's departure.
Gillespie was the lone remaining holdover from former coach Butch Jones' staff. A replacement hasn't been named.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Phillip Fulmer believes stability played a major factor in his coaching success at Tennessee, and he wants to help bring it back.
Stability — built on trust, expectations and communications — was replaced by upheaval.
After taking over as athletic director last month, Fulmer has been working to return Tennessee to the cohesion it enjoyed in its peak years.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee athletic director John Currie and Greg Schiano signed a memorandum of understanding to make the Ohio State defensive coordinator the new Volunteers football coach before the deal fell apart amid a public backlash.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has turned to its familiar past to comfort its uneasy fan base in an attempt to rescue what has been a tumultuous and embarrassing football coaching search.
The man Volunteers faithful blamed for the chaos: John Currie. Chancellor Beverly Davenport, who watched as the search was bungled seemingly at each turn, finally had enough.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former football coaches Robert Neyland and Phillip Fulmer highlight a star-studded Tennessee Athletics Hall of Fame induction class.
Tennessee announced its eight-person class Thursday.
The class also includes softball pitcher Monica Abbott, former men's swimming coach Ray Bussard, Olympic sprinter Justin Gatlin, former Colorado Rockies slugger Todd Helton, former swimmer Jeremy Linn and former women's track star Delisa Walton Myricks.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has hired former Volunteers football coach Phillip Fulmer as his special adviser for community, athletics and university relations.
DiPietro announced the hiring Tuesday. The part-time job will pay Fulmer $100,000 per year, plus a monthly allowance of $2,500 to cover expenses not reimbursed by the school. He will also receive eight skybox tickets for each home football game.
TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (AP) — Nannie Lee Fulmer, the mother of former Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer, has died. She was 91.
Jim Cortner, funeral director at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home in Winchester, Tennessee, confirmed Monday that Fulmer died Sunday at NHC Healthcare in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Tennessee athletic officials also confirmed that she had died after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The SEC East is relying heavily on three former Nick Saban assistants to restore balance to the league.
The division that once reigned with the likes of Steve Spurrier, Phillip Fulmer, Mark Richt and Urban Meyer hasn't won a Southeastern Conference title in eight years. Saban and Alabama still lead a formidable parade of Western Division teams but there's an abundance of new blood in that sometimes overlooked East.