Archive for August, 2012

Vols Roll NC State, 35-21, in Opener

Tennessee’s 2012 season got off to an impressive start.

It’s Footvol Time, In Rocky Top Tennessee!

by @ Friday, August 31st, 2012. Tags: , , ,
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Shout out to our #VFL and our #1 Fan out on the West Coast @Swiperboy It’s Footvol Time, In Rocky Top Tennessee!

It’s Football Time In Tennessee!!

by @ Friday, August 31st, 2012. Tags: , ,
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Well it’s that time again where we say IT’S FOOTBALL TIME IN TENNESSEE!!!!  Kickoff is less than an hour away and we are excited to see what Coach Derek Dooley and Co. have in store for us this year. Should be a fun and interesting game for sure in the Georgia Dome at the Chic-fil-A […]

Derek Dooley hopes to avoid Friday games in future

by @ Wednesday, August 29th, 2012. Tags: , ,
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  Good article from our friend Evan Woodbery who covers Tennessee football for GoVolsXtra. Tennessee coach Derek Dooley said Friday’s season opener is likely a “one-time deal” that won’t be repeated because of its impact on fans and high schools. “Hopefully once this passes we won’t have this scenario again,” Dooley said this morning on […]

Da’Rick Rogers: Failed drug tests led to departure from UT

by @ Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. Tags: , , ,
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From our good friend Mike Organ at The Tennessean Da’Rick Rogers said today failed drug tests led to his suspension from the Tennessee football team and transfer to Tennessee Tech. Tennessee coach Derek Dooley announced last week that Rogers had been suspended indefinitely, but did not go into detail about what led to the suspension […]

Knowing Coach Tom O’Brien

by @ Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. Tags: , , ,
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When Derek Dooley leads the Vols on the field at the Georgia Dome on Friday, it will be against a long-time friend and mentor in NC State head coach Tom O’Brien.

Da’Rick Rogers: ‘I see it as a new beginning.’

by @ Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. Tags: , , ,
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Former Tennessee wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers calls his move to Tennessee Tech a fresh start. “I see it as a new beginning,” Rogers said in a Tennessee Tech release issued early Monday evening. “All the coaches and players have been welcoming. The athletic director has been nice. Everybody has welcomed me with open arms and […]

Vols prepping for NC State

by @ Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. Tags: , ,
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UT Athletics Provides Financial Update

by @ Tuesday, August 28th, 2012. Tags: , ,
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The 2011-12 fiscal year has closed for the University of Tennessee department of athletics, and the department is reporting a $3.98 million deficit for the year. The department, which receives no public dollars from the state of Tennessee, took in $106,485,376 in revenues against an expense total of $110,466,652 during the last fiscal year. To […]

Coach Dooley after practice 08/27/12

by @ Monday, August 27th, 2012. Tags: , ,
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