KNOXVILLE - After Tennessee finished Thursday morning's practice with only four healthy scholarship receivers, all Zach Azzanni could do was shake his head and count them on his hand.
KNOXVILLE — The voice has become a staple of Tennessee's football practices.
KNOXVILLE — There's one open spot on Tennessee's offensive line.
KNOXVILLE — The Tennessee football Volunteers practiced Tuesday without receivers Jacob Carter (sprained right ankle), Paul Harris (hamstring) and Vincent Dallas, which made a thin group that does the most running during practice of any position group even shorter on bodies.
KNOXVILLE - Tennessee's offense and defense lined up for what appeared to be a regular ol' red-zone period during Tuesday morning's practice.
KNOXVILLE — Tailback Rajion Neal sprinted around the left end for a first down on the first play of 11-on-11 work in Tennessee's second spring scrimmage on Saturday.
KNOXVILLE — Daniel Hood could sense it from his Tennessee defensive teammates before they took the Neyland Stadium field Saturday morning.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike Bajakian told quarterbacks Justin Worley and Nathan Peterman he was going to be quiet during Saturday afternoon's scrimmage.
KNOXVILLE -- Tennessee's second spring scrimmage went decisively to the defense.
KNOXVILLE — The green light will be on at Neyland Stadium today.
KNOXVILLE — Shortly after becoming Tennessee's defensive line coach, Steve Stripling began hearing plenty about this mountain of a tackle called "Big Dan."
KNOXVILLE — After one practice in the jersey bearing his regular number, Tennessee receiver Paul Harris again donned the number more befitting of a defensive lineman Thursday morning.
KNOXVILLE — When Justin Worley learned his first collegiate offense, he was the new face in the meeting room.
KNOXVILLE — There was no cruise, no beach and no warm weather last week for Brian Randolph.
KNOXVILLE — Jason Croom wants just one label.
KNOXVILLE — Mike Bajakian wants his offense to play and move quickly.
KNOXVILLE — When Tennessee's football team returns from spring break next week, the Volunteers will get back to work.
KNOXVILLE — Footballs were hitting the turf, players were lining up incorrectly and the simple errors were glaring. Six practices later, those mistakes are occurring less frequently for Tennessee's young receivers.
KNOXVILLE — Trae Golden said he'd be unable to do what most of the country has done the past two days.
KNOXVILLE — Offensive linemen are inherently loyal.
KNOXVILLE — A.J. Johnson led the Southeastern Conference in tackles last season.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's basketball team took the Thompson-Boling Arena floor on Wednesday night for pregame warmups looking like it wanted to be somewhere else.
KNOXVILLE — It was just like old times at Tennessee on Wednesday.
KNOXVILLE -- Butch Jones is bringing new offensive and defensive systems to Tennessee as the Volunteers' new football coach. The routine is changing for the team's specialists, too.
KNOXVILLE -- Tennessee is playing a basketball game tonight. It's certainly not the location, tournament or opponent the Volunteers had in mind at 6 p.m. Sunday.
KNOXVILLE -- Tennessee's football team divided into three groups on the turf field inside Neyland-Thompson Sports Complex early Tuesday morning. The drill was simple for the Volunteers' linebackers and defensive backs.
KNOXVILLE — Jacques Smith received an unexpected phone call on his 22nd birthday.
KNOXVILLE — The dejection was evident in the reaction.
KNOXVILLE — Cuonzo Martin stood in the same spot on the night of Selection Sunday for the third consecutive year.
KNOXVILLE — After his team's loss in the Southeastern Conference tournament on Friday, Tennessee basketball coach Cuonzo Martin said it would be an insult for the league to get just four teams into the NCAA tournament's 68-team field.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee was left out of the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive season.
KNOXVILLE — Roughly three hours of sweat and energy came down to one final drive.
NASHVILLE — Cuonzo Martin probably is accustomed to the wait by now.
KNOXVILLE — The backdrop may have been bigger, and the audience may have been larger.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee men's basketball program's trip is close to its destination.
KNOXVILLE — Steve Stripling is the latest new guy to stand at the front of the Tennessee defensive line meeting room.
NASHVILLE — It's going to be a long and nervy 48 hours for the Tennessee basketball program.
KNOXVILLE — Zach Azzanni may look like the quiet type of football coach.
NASHVILLE — The easiest order of business is out of the way.
KNOXVILLE — LaDarrell McNeil wants to build off his freshman season, but the Tennessee safety's position coach is more interested in his present than his past.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee's wave of football recruiting momentum continued Thursday morning, and it crested with one of the Volunteers' biggest targets.
NASHVILLE — Tennessee took care of business in its postseason opener.
KNOXVILLE — It's been 370 days, yet the memory remains fresh in the minds of Jarnell Stokes and his Tennessee basketball teammates.
KNOXVILLE — As many Tennessee players probably did 96 days ago, Brendan Downs hopped on his computer when he heard Cincinnati's Butch Jones had been hired to coach the Volunteers.
KNOXVILLE — It may have been just the first of many practices, in helmets and shorts nearly six months before the first game.
KNOXVILLE -- It's still early.
KNOXVILLE — His seniority and location on the depth chart mean Rajion Neal holds the first spot in line when Tennessee's running backs prepare to do a drill.
KNOXVILLE — Tennessee enters its SEC basketball tournament opener Thursday afternoon with more work to do regarding its NCAA tournament hopes.
KNOXVILLE — Last season's defensive debacle is easy to forget for Byron Moore and the safety's Tennessee teammates.
KNOXVILLE — The race is under way.