Latest Phillip Fulmer News

Miami head coach Manny Diaz of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Blacksburg, Va.(Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP, Pool)

Tennessee AD Fulmer, Miami coach Diaz isolating for virus

Nov. 20, 2020 5:46 PM EST

Tennessee athletic director and former Volunteers football coach Phillip Fulmer said Friday he is in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19. And Miami's Manny Diaz became the latest active coach to announce he has contracted the virus. Fulmer, 70, posted on Twitter that he is "feeling fine" and was deemed...

Fans attending the NCAA college football game between Northern Illinois and Buffalo on Wednesday night, Nov. 4, 2020, in DeKalb, Ill., follow guidelines about mask-wearing and social distancing. (Mark Busch/Daily Chronicle via AP)

The Latest: Bengals assistant won't attend Pittsburgh game

Nov. 13, 2020 4:32 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Cincinnati Bengals receivers coach Bob Bicknell won’t attend the game at Pittsburgh because of COVID-19 reasons. Assistant receivers coach Troy Walters will fill Bicknell’s role Sunday. The decision on Bicknell...

Fans wearing protective face masks watch the Formula One Portuguese Grand Prix at the Algarve International Circuit in Portimao, Portugal, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (Jose Sena Goulao, Pool via AP)

The Latest: Lions put Jalen Elliott on reserve/COVID-19 list

Nov. 5, 2020 10:23 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Detroit Lions have put safety Jalen Elliott on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The list is for players who either test positive or have been in close contact with an infected person. Detroit also put linebacker Jarrad Davis and...

Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt talks with Will Albright (46) before the team's NCAA college football game against South Carolina on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Mays' saga brings new chapter to Tennessee-Georgia rivalry

Oct. 6, 2020 6:45 PM EDT

Right tackle Cade Mays and No. 14 Tennessee are about to add another juicy chapter to a Southeastern Conference football soap opera. The Knoxville native will start for the Volunteers (2-0) on Saturday against third-ranked Georgia after making his last start for the Bulldogs on New Year's Day to kick off this...