Worth following: The Crimson Tide have to replace several prominent players, including quarterback AJ McCarron, offensive linemen Cyrus Kouandjio and Anthony Steen and linebacker and defensive leader C.J. Mosley.
KNOXVILLE — Curt Maggitt wore a different number on his practice jersey each week during the latter half of Tennessee's 2013 football season.
KNOXVILLE — This time a year ago in Tennessee's football program, just about everything was new.
AUBURN, Ala. — It may have come against teams sitting 10th and 12th in the SEC standings, but Tennessee appears to be playing its best basketball of the season in the early days of college basketball's most important month.
KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee football Volunteers made a large jump, from 114th nationally in 2012 to 27th last season, in pass defense.
KNOXVILLE — When Tennessee opens spring football practice Friday afternoon, it will do so without its leader in receptions from last season.
KNOXVILLE — Some of the SEC's better teams have gone to Auburn and avoided falling into the Tigers' trap this season.
The Tennessee Volunteers should be able to ensure an NCAA basketball tournament invitation by winning tonight at Auburn and again Saturday against visiting Missouri.
KNOXVILLE — When A.J. Johnson elected to return to Tennessee for his senior season instead of enter the NFL draft, it meant not only that the Volunteers were getting back a two-time All-SEC linebacker but also that they didn't have to replace every starter from their front seven.
KNOXVILLE — Heading into the final week of the regular season, Tennessee's basketball team is in a spot to which it's become accustomed the past two seasons.
Conference basketball tournaments often give coaches the opportunity to preach about clean slates and forgetting about the past.
KNOXVILLE — It's been the elephant in the room for Tennessee's football program for more than a year.
KNOXVILLE — Once Tennessee realized it couldn't win a second straight Southeastern Conference title this year, the Lady Vols decided knocking off the team that had taken their crown was the best possible alternative.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee will try to do something it's not done this basketball season at Auburn on Wednesday: win a third SEC game in a row.
KNOXVILLE — One position was dominated by youth, and the other was a disappointment.