Patrick Brown has been the University of Tennessee beat writer since January 2011.
A native of Memphis, Brown graduated from UT in May of 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Electronic Media and worked at the Knoxville News Sentinel for two years on the sports editorial staff and as a freelance contributor. If it’s the NBA, the NFL or SEC football and basketball, he’s probably reading about it or watching it on TV.
Contact him at 423-757-6273.
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KNOXVILLE — Early-morning arrivals to and late-night departures from the Tennessee football complex often lead to little sleep for Butch Jones, but the question of who will win the Volunteers' starting quarterback job doesn't appear to be a source of insomnia for him.
KNOXVILLE — Curt Maggitt wore a different number on his practice jersey each week during the latter half of Tennessee's 2013 football season.
KNOXVILLE — Butch Jones will experience a first of sorts his second spring practice as Tennessee's football coach.
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.
AUBURN, Ala. — The competition hasn’t been the stiffest, but Tennessee appears to be playing its crispest 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.
Tennessee receiver Pig Howard, who led the Volunteers in receptions in 2013, will not participate in spring practice due to personal reasons, which starts Friday.