Special Issue for August 29th: Football Preview 2014
Breaking News

Worley, Vols trounce Utah State, 38-7

Updated 7 hours, 45 minutes ago
8.31.14 Sports Worley
Samantha Smoak • The Daily Beacon

Senior quarterback Justin Worley surveys the defense while scrambling in the Vols' 38-7 victory over Utah State on Aug. 31.

Heading into the Tennessee Volunteers contest against Utah State, it was Chuckie Keeton, the Heisman contending quarterback, who was expected to be the difference maker.

On Sunday, however, it was the quarterback donning orange and white that graced Shield-Watkins Field with a game-changing performance.

In his first start under center since undergoing thumb surgery on Oct. 29, Justin Worley completed 27 of his 38 passes – a career-high – for 273 yards as he led the Vols to a 38-7 victory over the Aggies.

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Breaking News

Notebook: Johnson has career night to lead Vols defense

Updated 7 hours, 44 minutes ago
8.31.14 Sports AJ
Hannah Cather • The Daily Beacon

Linebacker AJ Johnson runs after he intercepted the ball from Utah State. 

Senior linebacker A.J. Johnson had a career night that he will never forget Sunday in the Tennessee's 38-7 season opening win over Utah State.

The leading tackler from last season put forth a stat line that would have many talking about forming a Heisman trophy campaign for him instead of Chuckie Keeton.

The 6-foot-2, 245-pound middle linebacker had nine tackles, a pass breakup, a forced fumble, and the first interception of his collegiate career.

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Let's get organized: New ambassador program to bridge gaps between student organizations

Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:00 a.m.

An organization to help all organizations.

Introduced this year, Volunteer Organization Link is a program aiming to create camaraderie between student organizations. Run by the Center for Student Engagement, the "ambassadors" of this new program will serve as advisers and ...


Lady Vols come up just short in home opener

Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:00 a.m.

It is said that all sports are games of inches.

The Tennessee Lady Volunteer soccer team learned this lesson the hard way Friday evening against the No. 23 BYU Cougars.

After BYU went on top in the 17th minute thanks ...

Arts & Culture

Bands collaborate for Boomsday

Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:00 a.m.

Saturday night, Tennessee musicians will join forces to celebrate East Tennessee's No. 1 party weekend.

SharkWeek, Penicillin Baby and Johnny Astro and The Big Bang -- some of the state's best rock bands -- will party at Scruffy City Hall ...

Vol Street Journal

Campus stock analysis: think before you buy

Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:00 a.m.

The stock market has become a launching point for movies, TV shows and the drug habits of Ivy League graduates. Today, in The Volstreet Journal, we will take a look at the different markets composing our campus and, using pinpoint ...