Day: February 16, 2021

Tennessee Volunteers hire Tim Banks away from Penn State to be defensive coordinator

February 15, 2021 KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tim Banks, who helped guide top 25 units as the co-defensive coordinator and safeties coach at Penn State the past five seasons, has been named Tennessee’s new defensive coordinator, head coach Josh Heupel announced on Monday evening. “Tim brings great energy, passion and […]

Coach Heupel announces his Offensive Staff at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – New Tennessee head football coach Josh Heupel has assembled his first offensive coaching staff in Knoxville, it was officially finalized on Monday.  Heupel’s offensive staff includes (click on link to full bio): Kodi Burns – Wide Receivers Glen Elarbee – Offensive Line Alex Golesh – Offensive Coordinator/Tight Ends […]

Josh Heupel leaves UCF to become Tennessee head football coach; wants to get ‘Rocky Top’ rocking again!

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Josh Heupel, the former Oklahoma quarterback who led his team to the national title, and who as an assistant coach and head coach captured conference championships at Oklahoma and UCF, has been named Tennessee’s 27th head football coach, Vice Chancellor/Director of Athletics Danny White […]

NABC & Basketball Coaches honor the late John Thompson by wearing a towel with his picture

 Feb 15, 2021 KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Coaches across men’s college basketball will pay tribute to John Thompson Jr. this week by wearing commemorative towels over their shoulders during games – mirroring the late coach’s signature sideline look. The NABC launched the initiative – intentionally targeted […]

Boston College announces change in Men’s Basketball by firing head coach Jim Christian

Christian compiled an overall record of 78-132 (.371), including an ACC mark of 26-94 (.217) CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Boston College William V. Campbell Director of Athletics Pat Kraft announced today that head men’s basketball coach Jim Christian has been relieved of his duties effective immediately. Christian finishes his seven-year tenure at […]