Posts by Mark Nagi

Media crunch around Volunteers shaping search, and success of next coach

I’ve covered the Vols in some way, shape or form for 17 years, and thought I’d seen it all. I watched a member of the Tennessee Sports Information staff shoulder-block a veteran reporter for breaking rules and interviewing a player on the field after a game. I thought I might see a riot once when

I’ve covered the Vols in some way, shape or form for 17 years, and thought I’d seen it all. I watched a member of the Tennessee Sports Information staff shoulder-block a veteran reporter for breaking rules and interviewing a player on the field after a game. I thought I might see a riot once when […]

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Jon Gruden and Tennessee fans have AD John Currie backed into a corner

Knoxville is ready to combust. I know this because I live in Knoxville. I went to grad school at the University of Tennessee in the mid-90s and moved back to town in 2001. I’ve covered the Tennessee Volunteers in some capacity for the past 17 seasons. And I’ve never seen anything like this. The majority

Knoxville is ready to combust. I know this because I live in Knoxville. I went to grad school at the University of Tennessee in the mid-90s and moved back to town in 2001. I’ve covered the Tennessee Volunteers in some capacity for the past 17 seasons. And I’ve never seen anything like this. The majority […]

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Lane Kiffin returning to Tennessee? Nah…

You have lost your mind. Yes, I’m talking to you, the Vols fan who want Tennessee to re-hire Lane Kiffin. I’ve seen the #VolTwitter polls and I’m just sitting here, staring at the percentages who believe it is a good idea. I know the past nine years haven’t been filled with much success… or unbridled

You have lost your mind. Yes, I’m talking to you, the Vols fan who want Tennessee to re-hire Lane Kiffin. I’ve seen the #VolTwitter polls and I’m just sitting here, staring at the percentages who believe it is a good idea. I know the past nine years haven’t been filled with much success… or unbridled […]

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Butch Jones news conference swings into rant on media, negativity

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Well, if this is indeed the end of the road for Butch Jones at Tennessee, he is gonna go down swinging. On Monday, Jones finished his news conference by attacking the local media after he was asked a question about defensive tackle Shy Tuttle, who missed the UMass game with an injury.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Well, if this is indeed the end of the road for Butch Jones at Tennessee, he is gonna go down swinging. On Monday, Jones finished his news conference by attacking the local media after he was asked a question about defensive tackle Shy Tuttle, who missed the UMass game with an injury. […]

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