Latest Bryce Thompson News

Domestic assault charge against Vols' Thompson dismissed

Sep. 23, 2019 11:04 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A misdemeanor domestic assault charge against Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson has been dropped after his girlfriend requested the dismissal. Thompson was arrested after an Aug. 24 argument with his girlfriend at his dorm. The woman involved in the argument, who says she has been...

Tennessee gets another shot to upend Florida in the Swamp

Sep. 20, 2019 11:03 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee's last two trips to the Swamp have ended in gut-punching, heart-wrenching, head-scratching fashion. The Volunteers might have a two-game winning streak in Gainesville if not for a pair of 63-yard touchdowns late. First, it was Antonio Callaway's catch, turn and run down...

CB Bryce Thompson will travel to Vols' game at No. 9 Florida

Sep. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson will travel to the Volunteers' game at No. 9 Florida after getting arrested last month on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge. Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt said Wednesday that Thompson will make the trip but noted that doesn't necessarily mean the...

No. 9 Florida turns to Trask, giving him 1st start since '12

Sep. 16, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Trask waited nearly seven years between starts, an unusual path that could have prompted the backup quarterback to leave Florida long ago. But Trask stuck around despite a coaching change, the emergence of Feleipe Franks and the increasingly popular use of the transfer portal....

Tennessee CB Thompson permitted to return to practice

Sep. 11, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson has returned to practice less than three weeks after his arrest on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge. When he will start playing again remains uncertain. Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt said Wednesday in a university release that he believes...

Chaney's offense gets early test as Vols host Georgia State

Aug. 30, 2019 12:16 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is about to get an early indication of whether its offense has improved as much as the Volunteers believe it has under new coordinator Jim Chaney. The Vols are paying the former Georgia offensive coordinator $1.5 million this season to boost an attack that ranked last in...

Tennessee likely to play several freshmen in season opener

Aug. 27, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt hopes a theory his father has about the perils of playing freshmen doesn't apply to all situations. "My dad's always had a saying, for every freshman you play is a loss that you should have on your record," said Pruitt, the son of longtime Alabama high...

Tennessee suspends cornerback after domestic assault charge

Aug. 26, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt suspended Bryce Thompson indefinitely following the cornerback's arrest on a misdemeanor domestic assault charge, issued a statement about student safety and now is letting the legal process play out. "That's all we're going to talk about that for right...

Tennessee CB Bryce Thompson faces domestic assault charge

Aug. 25, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee cornerback Bryce Thompson has been arrested on a domestic assault charge stemming from an argument with his girlfriend. A woman told police the argument began Saturday night after she found another woman's fake eyelashes in Thompson's room. She said the argument began in...