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GoVols247 writers Wes Rucker, Ryan Callahan, Grant Ramey and Patrick Brown discuss anything and everything related to University of Tennessee sports, sports in general and pop culture.

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    Elite Louisiana corner chooses Vols

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 31:25

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — a surprising pickup of elite cornerback Jordan Matthews from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Scrimmage Two recap, camp stock report

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 62:17

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker, Patrick Brown and Ryan Callahan breakdown Tennessee's second major camp scrimmage and discuss what we know and don't know about this team. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Alabama cornerback commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2022 32:16

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — cornerback Rickey Gibson from Trussville, Alabama. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Position battles heating up after scrimmage

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 78:32

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker, Patrick Brown and Ryan Callahan discuss the first major scrimmage of Tennessee's preseason camp and what we consider the team's five biggest position battles. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Expectations raised for Tennessee in Josh Heupel's second season

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 16:05

    Tennessee is coming off a productive 2021 with expectations now rising in Josh Heupel's second season. With a lot of returning pieces and (hopefully) an improved defense, 9 or 10 wins might not seem out of the picture for the Vols in 2022. Host: Brandon Marcello Guest: Patrick Brown Follow or Subscribe to The College Football Daily on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here!  To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Early camp chatter, Dixon commits, etc.

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 66:43

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker, Patrick Brown and Ryan Callahan discuss sights and sounds from the first few days of Tennessee's preseason camp, the addition of RB Lyn-J Dixon and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Big RB hurt. Replacement coming soon?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2022 66:11

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker, Patrick Brown and Ryan Callahan discuss one big injury note, one big recruiting note and several other major topics heading into the start of Tennessee's preseason camp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Chattanooga DL commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2022 30:04

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's 2024 recruiting class — defensive lineman Carson Gentle from McCallie School in Chattanooga. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Big North Carolina WR commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2022 38:08

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — big wide receiver Nathan Leacock from Millbrook High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Atlanta-area LB commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 34:01

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — linebacker Jalen Smith from Atlanta-area powerhouse Grayson High School. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Five-star Kansas City pass rusher picks Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 10, 2022 35:19

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest major addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — five-star edge defender Chandavian Bradley from the Kansas City area. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    ShamWow: Top247 OL from Georgia picks Vols

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2022 39:11

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — Top247 offensive lineman Shamurad Umarov, a Russia native born to Turkish parents who now lives in the Atlanta area. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Elite Virginia athlete commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2022 31:31

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — elite athlete Cameron Seldon from Northumberland HS in Heathsville, Virginia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Five-star athlete commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 37:13

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the first addition to Tennessee's 2024 recruiting class — five-star athlete Jonathan Echols, a Georgia native currently at IMG Academy in Florida. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Kentucky cornerback commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 3, 2022 40:00

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — cornerback Cristian Conyer from South Warren High School in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Georgia DL commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 42:30

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — defensive lineman Tyree Weathersby from New Manchester High School in Douglasville, Georgia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Georgia LB commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 32:40

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest commitment to Tennessee's 2023 class — linebacker Jeremiah Telander from Gainesville High School in Gainesville, Georgia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Memphis-area safety commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2022 35:42

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — safety John Slaughter from Memphis-area Southaven High School. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Vols' 2023 recruiting: The good, bad, unknown

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 62:21

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the good, the bad and the unknown with Tennessee football's 2023 recruiting cycle heading into arguably the most important few weeks of the year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Vols add big RB from Las Vegas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 47:57

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — big RB Will Stallings from Las Vegas — and a mixed bag of more recruiting news. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Junior college O-lineman picks Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 41:10

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's 2022 recruiting class — offensive lineman Savion Herring, a New Jersey native who played at New York's Monroe College. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Football schedule, BaseVols talk, Nicomania, etc.

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 65:17

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss a change in Tennessee's 2023 football schedule, the top-ranked Vols baseball team rolling and football recruiting — which of course means more Nicomania. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Five-star Phillips signs with Vols hoops

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 42:48

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Grant Ramey discuss Monday's news that five-star wing Julian Phillips has officially signed with Tennessee. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennessee building top 10 recruiting class

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 16:21

    GoVols247 recruiting editor Ryan Callahan joins the show to discuss how Tennessee's class has been impacted since the commitment of 5-star QB Nico Iamaleava, the recruits to watch heading into the summer and what we might expect from former 5-star WR Bru McCoy, who has opted to transfer from USC to the Vols. Host: Blair Angulo  Guest: Ryan Callahan Follow or Subscribe to the 247Sports Football Recruiting podcast feed on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Elite receiver talent transferring to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 41:58

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — former five-star receiver prospect Bru McCoy, who will portal from USC. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tennessee native leaving Ohio State for Vols

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 34:55

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — former four-star DB prospect Andre Turrentine, a Nashville native who will portal from Ohio State. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Four-star Alabama safety commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 36:11

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest commitment to Tennessee's recruiting class — four-star safety Sylvester Smith from Munford, Alabama. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Elite in-state edge commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 35:17

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest commitment to Tennessee's 2023 recruit — top-50-overall edge Caleb Herring from Riverdale High School in Nashville-area Murfreesboro. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Local lineman commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 35:38

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest commitment to Tennessee's 2023 recruiting class — versatile lineman Trevor Duncan from Knoxville Catholic High School. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    In-state DL commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 30:50

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest commitment to Tennessee's 2023 class — defensive lineman Nathan Robinson from Nashville-area Greenbrier High School. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    BaseVols vs. The World. Spring football, too.

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 69:55

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker, Patrick Brown and Ryan Callahan discuss Tennessee football spring camp and a top-ranked Vols baseball team performing historically well. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Five-star California QB picks Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 46:39

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss a huge day for Tennessee football. Five-star California QB Nico Iamaleava committed to the Vols. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    2022 NCAA Tournament Mega-Preview and Bracket Predictions: Parrish, Norlander reveal all their picks (Eye on College Basketball Podcast)

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2022 94:42

    Download and follow Eye on College Basketball for the most comprehensive March Madness coverage including complete bracket breakdowns and nightly game recaps! You can find the Eye on College Basketball podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and wherever else podcasts are found. Thursday is ALMOST. HERE. We're less than 24 hours out from the full field of 64 games starting. So, Gary and Matt have decided to spoil the entire tournament for you: The duo spends much of the episode breaking down the entire bracket, all the way to the championship game in New Orleans. PLUS: Norlander goes solo on the back end and takes listener questions galore on the bracket. Huge ep ahead. READ: Norlander - NCAA numbers to know READ: Gary and Matt's picks for every region JOIN THE Eye On College Basketball March Madness Bracket Group (03:03) - West Bracket Breakdown (22:45) - Eastern Bracket Breakdown (35:43) - South Bracket Breakdown (47:46) - Midwest Bracket Breakdown (01:00:41) - Norlander's NCAA Mailbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    GoVols247 exclusive with Josh Heupel

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 41:48

    GoVols247's Patrick Brown and Ryan Callahan sit down with Tennessee football coach Josh Heupel as the Vols prepare to open spring camp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    5-MINUTE MORNING: Vols go all-in on 5-star QB Nico Iamaleava

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 9:21

    Ryan Callahan, the recruiting editor at GoVols247, joins the show to discuss the biggest recruiting visit of the past weekend which was 5-star QB Nico Iamaleava taking a trip to Tennessee and how Josh Heupel is faring early on in the 2023 cycle. Host: Blair Angulo  Guest: Ryan Callahan Follow or Subscribe to the 247Sports Football Recruiting podcast feed on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    In-state receiver commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 6, 2022 28:59

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's 2023 recruiting class — wide receiver Nate Spillman from Lipscomb Academy in Nashville. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Beware the Vols of March?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2022 58:02

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Grant Ramey discuss (mostly) Tennessee basketball as the No. 13 Vols still have every championship to play for heading into their regular-season finale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Charging into busy week for Vols

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 58:08

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Grant Ramey discuss a busy week for Tennessee football (assistant coach search), basketball (pre-March drama) and baseball (dominant opening weekend) while trying to avoid charge calls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    One-on-one with Tony Vitello

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 8, 2022 61:15

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker sits down with Vols baseball coach Tony Vitello for an exclusive discussion on last season's run to the College World Series and the upcoming season, which starts next week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    In-state OL commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 1, 2022 40:07

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest commitment to Tennessee's 2023 class — O-lineman Ayden Bussell from Nashville-area Mount Juliet High School. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    New Jersey DL commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 30, 2022 35:17

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — 6-foot-6 defensive lineman Jayson Jenkins from New Jersey. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Vols hoops: Bad Boys for now

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 53:50

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Grant Ramey discuss a No. 18 Tennessee basketball team that has gotten back on track and been fueled by a large increase of feistiness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Portal gut punch, hoops talk, etc.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 53:10

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Grant Ramey discuss a portal gut-punch delivered to Tennessee football and preview a big weekend for the 24th-ranked Vols basketball team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Vols hoops needs more onions, less layers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 40:58

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Grant Ramey discuss the state of an erratic, 22nd-ranked Tennessee basketball team heading into a weekend showdown at No. 18 Kentucky. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Josh Heupel aiming to push Tennessee recruiting towards the SEC's elite

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 16:40

    With Josh Heupel's first full recruiting class soon to be complete, the question still remains... How can Tennessee match what SEC rivals like Alabama, Texas A&M, LSU, and Georgia are doing on the recruiting trail and re-establish themselves as one of the conference's elite teams? Ryan Callahan of GoVols247.com breaks it all down. Host: Lance Glinn Guests: Ryan Callahan Follow or Subscribe to the 247Sports Football Recruiting podcast feed on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts. Find the 247Sports podcast for your favorite team here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Vols add big wideout from transfer portal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 36:56

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss Tennessee's major addition of Wyoming star receiver Isaiah Neyor from the transfer portal. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Controversial conclusion to Vols' season

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 31, 2021 44:03

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Patrick Brown discuss the Vols' controversial, overtime loss to Purdue in a wild Music City Bowl game in Nashville. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Major momentum for Vols hoops, football

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2021 53:38

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Grant Ramey discuss a major surge of momentum for Tennessee basketball and football heading into Christmas. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Big four-star receiver commits to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 36:26

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — big four-star wide receiver Kaleb Webb from McEachern High School in Powder Springs, Georgia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Junior college corner commits to Vols

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 33:48

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest addition to Tennessee's recruiting class — cornerback Desmond Williams from East Central CC in Mississippi. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Alabama safety flips to Tennessee

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 5, 2021 31:57

    GoVols247's Wes Rucker and Ryan Callahan discuss the newest commitment of Tennessee's recruiting class — safety Jourdan Thomas from Catholic Preparatory School in Montgomery, Alabama. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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