Jul 15, 2014; Hoover, AL, USA; Tennessee Volunteers head coach Butch Jones signs autographs for fans during the SEC Football Media Days at the Wynfrey Hotel. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports

Today On Rocky Top: Ex-Vols QB To Enroll At UNC-Charlotte In January

From NBC Sports

Earlier this month it was reported that erstwhile Tennessee quarterback Riley Ferguson would be transferring to Charlotte.

While that still appears to be the case, it won’t happen for a little bit further down the road.

Josh Ward of Knoxville radio stationWNML tweeted earlier this evening that Ferguson will enroll at Charlotte in January of next year.  Ward confirmed the development with the player’s father. Ferguson’s brother Zach is a redshirt sophomore on the football team, which likely played a role on some level in his move to the school.

Read more at NBC Sports

From The Times Free Press

It’s the question University of Tennessee center Mack Crowder probably got the most at SEC media days last week.

It’s the same one he’s been answering for months.

In case you hadn’t heard, the Volunteers, who open preseason football practice a week from Friday, have to replace their entire offensive line heading into the start of this season.

A different lineup will mean a change in style, but how exactly might the 2014 edition of Tennessee’s offensive line be from the 2013 group?

Crowder and the rest of the new faces have been thinking about how they want to answer that question for a while.

Read more at Times Free Press

From The Daily News Journal

Holly Warlick believes Tennessee’s bid to return to national title contention is more a mental hurdle than a physical test.

The Lady Vols were rolling going into last season’s NCAA tournament. The momentum carried only so far and Tennessee lost in a regional semifinal. Warlick wants to make sure her team doesn’t peak too early again.

“I think our team needs to have a little bit more togetherness,” the Tennessee coach told The Associated Press. “We have to have a little bit more discipline, a little bit more toughness. I thought we were tough at times, but not all the time. I thought sometimes when our back got against the wall, we folded a little bit.”

Read more at Daily News Journal

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