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2018 Schedule
4-8, 7th in SEC - East

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

Former Southeastern Conference commissioner Michael Slive, who led the league to unprecedented success both on and off the field and managed its growth from a regional conference to national giant during his 13-year tenure, died on Wednesday after a length

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7dMark Schlabach

Former longtime SEC commish Slive dies at 77

Former SEC commissioner Mike Slive, who led the league to unprecedented success both on and off the field and managed its growth from a regional conference to national giant during his 13-year tenure, died Wednesday at age 77.

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Tennessee forces out chancellor Davenport

Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport is being forced out after a 15-month tenure that saw upheaval within the football program and the athletic department.

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22dGerry Hamilton and Tom VanHaaren

Graduation day: Four HS teammates commit

Four Grayson High School teammates -- Owen Pappoe (Auburn), Wanya Morris (Tennessee), Kenyatta Watson (Texas) and Kevin Harris (Alabama) all announced their commitments on Tuesday afternoon.

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22d

Checking in on first-year head coaches

Now that they have made it through their first spring practice season, here's what we know and don't know about programs breaking in new head coaches.

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25dAdam Teicher

McKenzie: Chiefs will 'whoop up on' dad's Raiders

Kahlil McKenzie, the son of Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie, will be playing for one of Oakland's AFC West rivals, the Chiefs, who drafted him in the sixth round.

27d

Campus Conversation: Bama QB's, Pruitt's Tough Talk

Matt Schick, Adam Rittenberg & Jake Trotter discuss the Alabama QB battle (2:34), Jeremy Pruitt's tough talk at Tennessee (12:19) and more. Plus, a rapid-fire look at the squads with the most intriguing spring story lines (15:30).

Pruitt saw players 'flat out quit' during spring game (0:56)
Pruitt: 'Some guys competed, some didn't' (0:32)
Tennessee shows promise in spring game (1:52)
Pruitt: Vols have 'lots to learn' (0:41)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's instant reaction on the Vol Network following his first Orange and White spring game was that he needs more competitors in his program. He said nobody's entitled to anything.

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

Jeremy Pruitt gets his first taste of the Vol Walk leading up to Tennessee's spring game.

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34dAssociated Press

AD Fulmer signs new 4-year deal with Vols

Hall of Fame football coach Phillip Fulmer, who took over as athletic director at Tennessee in December, signed a four-year, $3.6 million deal to stay in that role.

Spears optimistic about the Vols (3:32)
Pruitt says spring game will test Vols (1:21)
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60d

Vols' Kirkland out after 'minor little cleanup'

Tennessee linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. will miss the next two to three weeks of spring practice as he continues his comeback from a knee injury that sidelined him for the entire 2017 season.

Ryan McGee ESPN Senior Writer 

Knowing he's from Georgia, I do love the Big Orange Tennessee outline on David Ragan's ride.

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61dAdam Rittenberg

Tennessee's coaching search was even wilder than you thought

When Tennessee released thousands of pages of documents related to its November coaching search, it showed a fan base in revolt. From protesting Greg Schiano to politicking for Lane Kiffin, the search had a little bit of everything.

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62dAdam Rittenberg

Tennessee, former AD reach $2.5M settlement

Former Tennessee athletic director John Currie has reached a $2.5 million settlement with the school after being fired after eight months on the job and in the middle of a football coaching search.

Checking in on Tennessee's pro day, spring practice (3:26)
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82dAdam Rittenberg

Ex-Stanford QB Chryst heading to Tennessee

Former Stanford quarterback Keller Chryst, who started 13 games for the Cardinal in the past two seasons, is headed to Tennessee as a graduate transfer.