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Football Players Accused of Sexual Assault; Fans Worried About Season

Madison Lawson | Posted 01.18.2015 | College
Madison Lawson

In the South, college football reigns. And with a program as storied as that of the University of Tennessee's in Knoxville, football is second to nothing. And in the eyes of the fan base, second not even to the respect and safety of women.

WATCH: Near Disaster Turns Into 85-Yard Touchdown

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2013 | Sports

If at first you don't succeed then just pick up the ball up and run 85 yards for a touchdown. This was, more or less, the lesson to be learned fro...

No. 1 Alabama

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 10.26.2013 | Sports

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — One thing quarterback AJ McCarron and No. 1 Alabama won't stand for is being labeled something as mundan...

WATCH: Clowney Levels Another Running Back

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports

Perhaps learning a lesson from Michigan's Vincent Smith, Tennessee running back Rajion Neal appeared to have his helmet strapped on securely and a tig...

No. 11 South Carolina Upset On Final Play

AP | STEVE MEGARGEE | Posted 12.19.2013 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Michael Palardy lived up to his word. Palardy made a 19-yard field goal as time expired Saturday f...

Georgia QB Makes SEC History

AP | Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia's Aaron Murray is the new Southeastern Conference record holder for career yards passing. Murra...

5 Players On The Spot In Week 6

Posted 10.05.2013 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Let's take a look at some players that will be vital to the success of their teams on Saturday. Illinois ...

Florida Wins Game, Loses QB

AP | MARK LONG | Posted 11.21.2013 | Sports

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The second Jeff Driskel started waving for help, Florida coach Will Muschamp knew it was bad. It turned out to be the worst...

'I Was Getting Money On The Side'

AP | Posted 11.20.2013 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Houston Texans running back Arian Foster says in an upcoming documentary he accepted money his senior year at Tennessee. "Ho...

HIGHLIGHTS: No. 2 Ducks Overwhelm Tennessee

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 09.14.2013 | Sports

EUGENE, Ore. -- Marcus Mariota threw for a career-high 456 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Oregon handed Tennessee its first loss of the season, 5...

National Champs Ensared In Latest NCAA Scandal

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports

College football programs from the talent-rich Southeastern Conference are having to defend themselves in the wake of allegations of money being funne...

So. Many. Turnovers.

AP | Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Western Kentucky has turned the ball over five times in a span of six plays from scrimmage in the first quarter of its game with T...

Football and Philosophy

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 03.06.2013 | Sports
Christopher Brauchli

November and December were exciting months in the world of college football and the events causing the excitement not only involved money but highlighted the differences between, let us say for purposes of illustration, college athletic departments and their philosophy departments.

Tennessee Fires Football Coach After Blowout Loss

AP | STEVE MEGARGEE | Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart has no doubt that Derek Dooley improved the Volunteers' football program after inherit...

South Carolina Hangs On To Be Tennessee

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 10.27.2012 | Sports

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Marcus Lattimore spoke to his South Carolina teammates from the heart on Friday night as they prepared to face Tennessee. Don't tak...

No. 1 Alabama Blasts Tennessee

AP | STEVE MEGARGEE | Posted 10.21.2012 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Practicing against the nation's best defense each day apparently is helping Alabama develop a championship-caliber offense. A.J. ...

Top 5 Coaches On The Hot Seat

Posted 10.12.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post As we near the mid-point of the 2012 college football season, it's time to take a look at the head coaches w...

Shootout Saturday: Geno Smith Highlights Offensive Shows In Big 12, SEC

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.30.2012 | Sports

-- Even for a Big 12 game, what West Virginia and Baylor did was crazy. Then Tennessee and Georgia showed that the Southeastern Conference isn't all...

No. 5 Georgia Top Tennessee To Stay Undefeated

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

ATHENS, Ga. — Mark Richt looked past the mind-boggling offensive statistics to find the most important fact for his Georgia team. When the game...

Gators Rally Past Vols

AP | STEVE MEGARGEE | Posted 11.15.2012 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Florida is quickly developing a reputation as the Southeastern Conference's comeback kings. Jeff Driskel threw two touchdown...

Fan Falls From Upper Level At Georgia Dome

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.31.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — A 20-year-old man fell about 35 feet from the upper level of the Georgia Dome during the Tennessee-North Carolina State game Friday ni...

Can N.C. State Make Noise In ACC?

AP | CHARLES ODUM | Posted 10.30.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA (AP) — North Carolina State is looking to move to the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference. For Tennessee, the first goal for...

Tennessee Suspends Football Star

AP | STEVE MEGARGEE | Posted 10.23.2012 | Sports

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee has suspended star wide receiver Da'Rick Rogers for an unspecified violation of team rules. Rogers was an all-Sout...

Tennessee Self-Imposes Punishment For Alleged NCAA Violations

Posted 09.22.2011 | Sports

The University of Tennessee self-imposed two years of probation on its athletic department after it submitted its response to the NCAA’s Notice of A...

College Football Player Reportedly Dies At 21

Posted 07.12.2011 | Sports

Alabama offensive lineman Aaron Douglas was found dead on Wednesday night in Jacksonville, Fla., Tony Basilio of the ESPN Radio affiliate in Knoxville...