In this second installment, we're focusing on the most exciting upsets and near upsets of the year, from Georgia State's shocking win over Tennessee to Notre Dame's escape against Virginia Tech.
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- Tennessee self-reports 7 low-level violations
- Tennessee lineman Smith back for senior year
- Georgia lineman Mays transfers to Tennessee
- Vols OL Johnson says he's transferring to G-Tech
These are the players, led by No. 1 Clemson's WR Joe Ngata, who are expected to make big leaps next season.
An NCAA violation involving a Tennessee player promoting a jersey sale on Facebook was among seven infractions reported by the Volunteers.
Tennessee offensive guard Trey Smith says he will return to school for his senior year after making a successful comeback from a career-threatening medical issue to earn first-team All-SEC honors this past season.
Sophomore offensive lineman Cade Mays transferred within the SEC East, electing to move to Tennessee from Georgia.
We examine each Power 5 conference and take a look at the Group of 5 to determine the coaches entering win-or-else seasons.
Tennessee scored two touchdowns in a late 30-second span, using an onside kick to help erase a double-digit deficit and holding on to stun Indiana 23-22 in the Gator Bowl on Thursday night.
When blood clots in his lungs cut Trey Smith's sophomore season short, he vowed to not only return to football, "but excel."
Chris Low ESPN Senior Writer
Tennessee All-SEC offensive guard Trey Smith didn't just want to come back and play this season. He wanted to come back and play at a high level.
Chris Low ESPN Senior Writer
After battling back from blood clots in his lungs, Tennessee's Trey Smith said it never crossed his mind to sit out the Vols' bowl game.
Several top high school football prospects are expected to announce their college decisions at Thursday's Under Armour All-America Game.
Meet the players who changed the way football was played at their positions over the sport's entire history.
Auburn bounced into the top five, while Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland were among the schools that also rose up the 2020 college football recruiting class rankings.
Tennessee offensive lineman Ryan Johnson says he's transferring to Georgia Tech.
Kevin Negandhi kicks off the podcast with ESPN's National Recruiting Director Tom Luginbill to discuss why the early signing period is THE signing period these days, the defensive front being the strongest point of this year's class, how new coaches start recruiting at this point in the cycle (10:21) and how the transfer portal has impacted recruiting in December. Later, ESPN's College Football National Recruiting Coordinator Craig Haubert joins the pod (24:39) to talk about the competitive race to score the top recruiting class, Oregon and Tennessee making big moves, why Jordan Burch is the most interesting unsigned player in the country (33:51), and Mike Norvell's quarterback conundrum at Florida State.
Jayden Daniels, Shane Lee and Derek Stingley Jr. are just some of the big names on this year's true freshman All-American team.
Who are the best high school football prospects this past decade? Kyler Murray, Leonard Fournette and Jadeveon Clowney are some familiar names.