Trey’s Notepad: The first scrimmage of fall camp

The Volunteers held practice on Saturday ahead of their first scrimmage of fall camp. A few nuggets from the scrimmage: Keller Chryst had a better day than Jarrett Guarantano. Chryst was more accurate and did a superior job reading defenses, per a source. Jauan Jennings was held out of practice with a hyperextended knee, according to…

All Smiles for Vols at Tennessee’s Fan Day

The 2018 Tennessee Volunteers took to Neyland Stadium today for photographs and a few quick questions with the gathered media ahead of the first open practice of the Jeremy Pruitt era. The Vol faithful began lining up at 10:00 a.m. this morning awaiting Fan Day and their opportunity to see these new-look Volunteers. The players…

Can Kongbo become king?

Jonathan Kongbo came rolling into Knoxville on the biggest hype train we have seen in years. Or maybe it just CSX rumbling through campus in the middle of the night. Kongbo entered Tennessee last year as a redshirt sophomore from British Columbia. He didn’t start playing football until his senior year at Holy Cross High…

Trey Smith v. Jonathan Kongbo: What does it mean?

Thursday’s spring practice brought about some interesting stories. Many fans and media members have been calling for a Circle of Life battle between two of Tennessee’s most physical beings: former 5-star defensive end Jonathan Kongbo and the nation’s No. 1 offensive lineman Trey Smith.  Well, everyone got their wish on Thursday as the two physical…

How fast are they? The TenneSPEED Board

Jason Croom told us Saturday that Tyler Byrd is really fast and now we can see some numbers to back that up. Jalen Reeves-Maybin also shows why he’s one of the best weakside linebackers around with top end speed that compares with defensive backs. Jonathan Kongbo has already impressed with his size and athleticism. Now…