Tennessee HC Butch Jones indicated that his team will not overlook Appalachian State in their season-opening showdown.
Tennessee redshirt junior WR Josh Smith was listed as a starting wideout on the team's season-opening depth chart.
Tennessee junior DL Alexis Johnson's suspension has been lifted and he is allowed to resume practicing with the team.
Tennessee AD Dave Hart will resign from his position effective June 30, 2017.
Tennessee received a verbal commitment from four-star 2017 RB Ty Chandler.
Tennessee junior DT Alexis Johnson (assault) has been cleared by the Student Judicial Panel.
Tennessee sophomore CB Darrell Miller announced he is no longer a part of the Vols football team.
Tennessee placed Football Operations Director Chris Spognardi on paid administrative leave.
An opposing SEC coach says Tennessee senior QB Josh Dobbs is "the one question they have offensively."
Tennessee senior QB Josh Dobbs forced 45 missed tackles on 125 carries last season.
SEC on CBS color commentator Gary Danielson wonders whether Tennessee is ready to handle the spotlight.
ESPN's Chris Low notes Tennessee could rely on freshmen Tyler Byrd and Brandon Johnson at WR this season.
Tennessee HC Butch Jones said, "We anticipate [sophomore DL Shy Tuttle (leg)] being ready for the first game, but we'll see how that goes."
As of now there is no timetable for Tennessee sophomore DL Shy Tuttle's return to the field after breaking his fibula last October.
Tennessee received a verbal commitment from 2017 three-star QB C.J. Lewis.