Some football players look like flashy new BMWs until they try to start their engines. Then they run like vintage Yugos.
John Chavis knows that to win at a high level in the Southeastern Conference, you better have a stout run defense.
Three starters and a key reserve are among six Tennessee football players who will not be eligible to participate in the upcoming Outback Bowl game against Wisconsin.
December 21, 2007
The most impressive defensive play in Tennessee's 35-14 defeat of Georgia last Saturday was not a flashy interception, a bone-jarring hit or a crucial sack.
October 11, 2007
One Tennessee defensive tackle says he enjoys being the object of derision and scorn in a hostile environment. If so, he's going to love The Swamp.
September 15, 2007
Tennessee's coaches envisioned him as another Albert Haynesworth when they signed him two years ago. Unfortunately, they were right.
August 29, 2007
Playing defensive tackle at the major college level is all about controlled mayhem … emphasis on the word CONTROLLED. At least one
University of Tennessee player has learned that lesson the hard way.
September 28, 2006
Sometimes it takes one player going down to make another player step up his game a notch. That just might be the case with the University of Tennessee Volunteers' defensive tackle corps this season.
September 21, 2006