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Vols hope to cut big plays against Troy

Vols hope to cut big plays against Troy

The Tennessee defense knows it will have its hands full this weekend with a high-octane Troy offense coming to town averaging 459.6 yards of total offense per game entering Saturday's Homecoming showdown.

Despite the adversity the Vols have faced on defense this season, they are excited about the challenge and continue to put their nose to the grind stone in search for solutions and more consistent play.

Former Vols call for Dooley's departure

Former Vols call for Dooley's departure

In Derek Dooley's three years as UT Football's head coach, he's never secured a win against a ranked team.

Most everyone agrees he inherited a tough situation, but some former Vol players say he's lost his shot to turn it around.

Former UT quarterback Erik Ainge and former UT wide receiver Jayson Swain both say Dooley should coach the season, but announce his departure soon.

"I think if there's a coach out there, a big name, home run coach that wants to take this job, I think you throw the check book at him," says Ainge. "This town needs it."

No. 17 Gamecocks beat Tennessee 38-35

No. 17 Gamecocks beat Tennessee 38-35

Tennessee lost to No. 17 ranked South Carolina 35-38 in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday.

This loss adds another to UT's list. The team hasn't won a game in October, and this is the third-straight-year Tennessee starts SEC zero to five.

Vols were down as many as two touchdowns, twice during that game. Still the team kept fighting throughout the four quarters, but fell short due to a costly turnover.

Vols honor those battling cancer with walk, pink jerseys

Vols honor those battling cancer with walk, pink jerseys

The Lady Vols soccer team traded their orange for pink on Thursday. They celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month with their Goal Pink game.

Fans who wore pink got into the game free.

Before the game, the team hosted a reception to honor breast cancer fighters and survivors.

Two members of the UT athletic family are also paying tribute to those battling that all too familiar disease.

The Light the Night walk on the UT campus is an annual fundraising walk honoring those battling cancer. It also raises funds for research.

UT fans react to 'Bama blowout, Dooley job status

UT fans react to 'Bama blowout, Dooley job status

The fate of Derek Dooley filled conversations around Neyland Stadium after Tennessee's 44-13 loss to top-ranked Alabama on Saturday night.

Fans pointed to the teams sub-par performance in the SEC under Dooley as part of the reason they believe Tennessee should make a change. Some even told 10News they believed a win against Alabama would not be enough to make them forget Dooley's overall record against ranked teams.

Phillip Fulmer talks about his 1997 SEC Championship team

Before Alabama kicked off the game against Tennessee at Neyland Stadium, the University of Tennessee honored the 1997 SEC Championship football team.

Phillip Fulmer, Peyton Manning and the rest of that team received a standing ovation from fans in Neyland Stadium.

Alabama defeats Tennessee 44-13

No. 1 Alabama defeated Tennessee at Neyland Stadium 44-13 on Saturday night.

Tennessee has lost 11 of its last 12 SEC games against the Top 25 since Head Football Coach Derek Dooley took over the program in 2010. Tonight's win was Alabama's sixth consecutive victory over the Volunteers.

Amari Copper caught two of A.J. McCarron's four touchdown passes for Alabama. Cooper finished with seven receptions for 162 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown in the first quarter and a 42-yard score in the third. Cooper also had a 30-yard touchdown nullified by a penalty.