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You Love Tennessee Football, and you love a good story. We do too! So we created this podcast to share all of the best of the Tennessee Football Archives! The stories you'll hear come directly from the Volunteer Lettermen who played the game, direct from the recordings of legendary Voice of the Vols John Ward, and direct from the voluminous vault of VFL Films. Mix it all together, and you get "A Host of Volunteers" the podcast.

You Love Tennessee Football, and you love a good story. We do too! So we created this podcast to share all of the best of the Tennessee Football Archives! The stories you'll hear come directly from the Volunteer Lettermen who played the game, direct from the recordings of legendary Voice of the Vols John Ward, and direct from the voluminous vault of VFL Films. Mix it all together, and you get "A Host of Volunteers" the podcast.
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You Love Tennessee Football, and you love a good story. We do too! So we created this podcast to share all of the best of the Tennessee Football Archives! The stories you'll hear come directly from the Volunteer Lettermen who played the game, direct from the recordings of legendary Voice of the Vols John Ward, and direct from the voluminous vault of VFL Films. Mix it all together, and you get "A Host of Volunteers" the podcast.

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English


Episodes

1972 vs. Penn State: When Shields Watkins Shined Like an Emerald in the Night.

11/25/2019
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Tennessee faced Penn State in back to back home games over 1971 and 1972! This episode tells the story of HOW Joe Paterno played the Vols twice and never played them in his home stadium! This story also documents a new era for Tennessee Football. This game was the first to be played under the lights at Neyland Stadium. It was a magical year for Tennessee, and it was the first season for quarterback Condredge Holloway.

Duration:00:54:52

Bobby Majors: An All American Tale

11/6/2019
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In 1971 Bobby Majors was selected to the All America team. In that season's final regular season game against Penn State he proved the selection was no mistake! This episode tells the story of Bobby's greatest game, and one of Tennessee's greatest teams.

Duration:00:57:24

Jeff Powell: Roaring Down The Greensward!

10/25/2019
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Before Tennessee began its historic 1985 championship season, it was loaded with quality running backs. Keith Davis, Charles Wilson, Pete Panuska, William Howard and Big Sam Henderson were just some of the veteran backs who would be counted on. Nowhere in the preseason media guide was there any mention of a walk-on named Jeff Powell. In spite of his low profile Jeff Powell would go on to be remembered for one of the all time great runs in Tennessee football history when he came "roaring down...

Duration:01:04:18

Part 2: When Johnny Comes Marching Home

10/10/2019
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The conclusion of our two-part look at Johnny Majors' debut season on Rocky Top. This episode of "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" spotlights the final six games of 1977 which launched the success in future years of the Johnny Majors era. Guests in this second episode include Pat Ryan, Pert Jenkins, Eddy Powers and long-time staffer Bill Higdon. Listeners will hear directly from Johnny Majors about an incident he claims was the closest he's come to being killed, and it happened on the way to...

Duration:00:52:26

Part 1: When Johnny Comes Marching Home

10/4/2019
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The first of 10 episodes in the podcast's debut season is titled "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" and spotlights the first year of the Johnny Majors era, Tennessee's 1977 campaign. Guests in the first episode include Pat Ryan, Pert Jenkins, Eddy Powers and Larry Seivers along with former UT coaches Majors and Bill Battle.

Duration:00:53:33

Welcome to the Show: A Host of Volunteers

9/12/2019
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This episode introduces our hosts and gives a small taste of what's in store for Vol fans when the show goes live in just a few weeks.

Duration:00:03:29