Athletics News

Tech Guru, Astronaut to be Inducted into Departmental Hall of Fame

Astronaut Barry Wilmore will deliver the keynote address as he and Michael Sawyers join the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering Hall of Fame on Thursday.
Quarterback Joshua Dobbs, an aerospace engineering major, is also being honored during the event.

John Currie Named Director of Athletics

John Currie, athletic director for Kansas State, has been named UT’s next Director of Athletics. Currie worked for UT Athletics for 12 years prior to going to K-State in 2009. He will join Chancellor Beverly Davenport’s cabinet as vice chancellor and director of athletics on April 1. Davenport announced the hire Tuesday after less than two weeks on the job.

Orange and White Game Is April 22

The Tennessee football team will hold its annual DISH Orange and White Game at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Neyland Stadium.

Spirit Teams Finish in National Top 10

Tennessee’s Spirit Teams competed over the weekend at the 2017 Universal Cheerleaders Association and Universal Dance Association College National Championships at ESPN Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida.