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Mayfield rallies No. 19 Sooners to 2OT win over No. 23 Vols

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Mayfield rallies No. 19 Sooners to 2OT win over No. 23 Vols

September 12th, 2015 11:03 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Baker Mayfield threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Sterling Shepard in double overtime and No. 19 Oklahoma rallied from a 17-point deficit in a 31-24 victory Saturday over No. 23 Tennessee.

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Auburn tumbles, 3 SEC teams fall from Top 25

Auburn tumbles, 3 SEC teams fall from Top 25

September 13th, 2015 3:30 pm by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Three Southeastern Conference teams fell out of the AP Top 25 and Auburn dropped 12 spots Sunday, after the league that set a record for most teams in the college football rankings last week had a rough weekend.

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Kingsport businessman to be honored at UT football game

Kingsport businessman to be honored at UT football game

September 12th, 2015 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Wayne Basler is expected to be recognized during the first quarter of the UT football game on Saturday, with UT officials presenting him with a plaque of appreciation. Basler is described as a "true Volunteer" for his support of the university's athletic

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No. 19 Sooners, No. 23 Vols eager to make early statement

No. 19 Sooners, No. 23 Vols eager to make early statement

September 12th, 2015 12:45 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Oklahoma wants to show it's better than its late-season slide last year suggested. Tennessee is seeking to prove it has regained the national prominence it had lost the last several years.

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UT athletics reports $13.1 million budget surplus

UT athletics reports $13.1 million budget surplus

September 11th, 2015 8:35 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee's athletic department reported a $13.1 million surplus for the 2014-15 fiscal year, thanks in part to record fundraising and the launching of the SEC Network.

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Vols DL Butcher agrees to court costs, community service

Vols DL Butcher agrees to court costs, community service

September 10th, 2015 2:11 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee defensive lineman Andrew Butcher has agreed to pay court costs and perform community service in exchange for having the misdemeanor charges against him dismissed.

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BMS announces one-day, onsite sale and online lottery for Battle at Bristol tickets

BMS announces one-day, onsite sale and online lottery for Battle at Bristol tickets

September 10th, 2015 12:15 pm by Staff Report

Bristol Motor Speedway celebrated the year-out date to college football's biggest ever game by announcing plans for a one day onsite sale for regional residents, as well as a monthlong online public ticket lottery.

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No. 23 Vols suspend DT O'Brien for rules violation

No. 23 Vols suspend DT O'Brien for rules violation

September 9th, 2015 3:00 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee defensive tackle Danny O'Brien has been suspended for what Volunteers coach Butch Jones described as a violation of team rules and policies.

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SEC football title game to stay in Atlanta at least through 2026

SEC football title game to stay in Atlanta at least through 2026

September 8th, 2015 2:19 pm by Associated Press

The league announced a new 10-year agreement on Tuesday to play the game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a $1.4 billion retractable-roof facility under construction next door to the Georgia Dome.

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UT assistant Martinez faces recruiting restrictions

UT assistant Martinez faces recruiting restrictions

September 7th, 2015 2:05 pm by Associated Press

Tennessee defensive backs coach Willie Martinez and the rest of the coaching staff face recruiting restrictions in connection with the violation that caused Martinez to be suspended from the Vols' season opener.

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Weather delays dog college football's opening weekend

Weather delays dog college football's opening weekend

September 6th, 2015 2:40 pm by Associated Press

Severe weather across much of the South and Midwest meant a chaotic first weekend for college football. Fans danced in the rain, stormed the field, or headed for the exits during weather delays.

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