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Jones, Beamer on hand as BMS unveils plan for Vols-Hokies game

Jones, Beamer on hand as BMS unveils plan for Vols-Hokies game

October 14th, 2013 7:30 pm by Trey Williams

When first-year Tennessee football coach Butch Jones was the grand marshal at BMS's Food City 500 in March, his mind started racing. “As a football coach,” Jones said, “I walked in, I’m like, ‘Wow, what if we had a football game here?”

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Smith doesn’t take no for an answer

Smith doesn’t take no for an answer

October 14th, 2013 5:51 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Fifteen years after floating the idea of a college football game between Tennessee and Virginia Tech at Bristol Motor Speedway to the public, track owner Bruton Smith's dream became a reality on Monday.

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'Battle at Bristol' is on: UT, Virginia Tech to face off at BMS

'Battle at Bristol' is on: UT, Virginia Tech to face off at BMS

October 14th, 2013 11:08 am by Jeff Birchfield

"College Football's Biggest Game Ever" will take place on Sept. 10, 2016.

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Vols, Hokies to play at BMS

Vols, Hokies to play at BMS

October 9th, 2013 6:20 pm by Jeff Birchfield

An anonymous source confirmed multiple media reports on Wednesday of plans for Tennessee and Virginia Tech to play a football game at Bristol Motor Speedway in September 2016. An official announcement is expected during a Monday press conference scheduled

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Finally, Neyland has a pulse again

Finally, Neyland has a pulse again

October 5th, 2013 9:41 pm by Trey Williams

Neyland Stadium had a pulse Saturday, and Tennessee’s heartbreaking loss to the Bulldogs had many Volunteers fans prouder than they’ve been in years to bleed orange.

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Ex-Hilltopper Franklin flourishing with Colts

Ex-Hilltopper Franklin flourishing with Colts

October 5th, 2013 7:03 pm by Jeff Birchfield

Former Science Hill and Tennessee player Aubrayo Franklin has started all four games at nose tackle for the Indianpolis Colts this season, and has nine tackles, easily on pace to beat his total each of the past two seasons.

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Weirdness abounds at Neyland

Weirdness abounds at Neyland

September 28th, 2013 7:32 pm by Trey Williams

Seeing a fledgling program nearly defeat one of the most tradition-rich was part of a strange scene.

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Vols coach stays optimistic despite losses

Vols coach stays optimistic despite losses

September 22nd, 2013 8:25 pm by The Associated Press

Tennessee coach Butch Jones believes his program is slowly moving forward, even though the results suggests the Volunteers remain stuck in neutral. The Vols wasted an opportunity to end a couple of losing streaks Saturday by falling 31-17 to No. 20 Flori

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Foster says he took money at Tennessee

Foster says he took money at Tennessee

September 20th, 2013 6:02 pm by Associated Press

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster says in an upcoming documentary he accepted money his senior year at Tennessee.

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Kiffin's seat heats up after loss to Cougars

Kiffin's seat heats up after loss to Cougars

September 11th, 2013 9:21 pm by Trey Williams

Lane Kiffin left mattresses burning in Knoxville and now he’s being sprayed in the fire lane. Apparently every fire lane in Los Angeles runs the risk of getting a “Kiffin” since Southern Cal’s 10-7 home loss to Washington State on Saturday.

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