KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Former Tennessee football star and coach Johnny Majors was reported in stable condition at the University of Tennessee Medical Center after a heart valve procedure. UT Medical Center spokesman Jim Ragonese told the Knoxville News-Sentinel the 78-year-old Majors had a heart valve procedure Thursday.
The presence of four healthy quarterbacks gives Tennessee coach Butch Jones reason for optimism that the Volunteers could have better results this season. Senior Justin Worley, sophomores Joshua Dobbs and Nathan Peterman and redshirt freshman Riley Ferguson are competing for the starting spot in a wide-open competition.
DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Tennessee used an overpowering late run to beat LSU 77-65 last night in the quarterfinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament. Isabelle Harrison scored 21 points and Meighan Simmons and Bashaara Graves each added 14 The second-seeded Lady Vols have won five straight.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee Titans defensive end Ropati Pitoitua has agreed to terms on a multi-year contract to remain with the team. Pitoitua had 91 tackles and four sacks last season to set career highs in both categories. He led Titans defensive linemen in tackles.
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