Nov 24, 2012; Knoxville, TN, USA; Tennessee Volunteers running back Rajion Neal (20) runs the ball against Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Miles Simpson (32) during the first half at Neyland Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Randy Sartin-USA TODAY Sports

Today On Rocky Top: Tennessee Volunteers News 4/13


The Tennessee Vols rallied in the ninth inning, but came up a run short in a 5-4 loss at Kentucky.

It was the ninth loss in the Vols last 10 games, and their seventh consecutive SEC loss.


From Yahoo Sports

Peyton Manning is back at his alma mater this week endorsing new Tennessee coach Butch Jones and preaching patience from the Volunteers’ fan base.


From Toro Times

There’s no stopping Arian Foster’s pursuit for the cover of Madden 25, and it appears the fans are all on board. After knocking off Julio Jones two weeks ago, Foster edged out Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson with a go ahead vote of 52% yesterday, to earn himself a spot in the semifinals against Adrian Peterson.



It takes several pages of flipping before finding Tennessee in the national rankings for total sacks in 2012.

The Vols were tied for 98th in the nation with 1.42 sacks per game last year, totaling just 17 during their 5-7 campaign.


From Go Vols Xtra

One Tennessee men’s basketball recruit is coming to Knoxville this weekend with a commitment. Another is coming with questions.

Murfressboro native Darius Thompson, who verbally committed to the Vols on March 23, will be joined on an official visit to UT by Rawane Ndiaye, a 6-foot-11 center from Indian Hills Community College.

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