Tennessee confirms athlete attendees for SEC Media Days

SEC Media Days

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Head Coach Josh Heupel, along with redshirt senior wide receiver Velus Jones Jr. and senior defensive back Alontae Taylor, will be representing the Big Orange in Hoover, Alabama at the 2021 SEC Football Media Days.

The Vols representatives will be making their media rounds on Tuesday, July 20. Heupel will be taking the main podium at 11:30 a.m. ET. This will be the three’s debut at SEC Football Media Days for the Volunteers.

The four-day event will be held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham-Wynfrey Hotel. This will be an opportunity for the coaches and players around the SEC to preview the upcoming season.

Heupel will share the Tuesday slate with SEC East coaches Kirby Smart (Georgia) and Mark Stoops (Kentucky), along with a familiar face for Vols fans, former coach Lane Kiffin (Ole Miss).

Full list of 2021 Football Media Days Student-Athletes


  • Phidarian Mathis, DL, Senior
  • John Metchie III, WR, Junior


  • Myron Cunningham, OL, Senior
  • Grant Morgan, LB, Senior


  • Bo Nix, QB, Junior
  • Owen Pappoe, LB, Junior


  • Zach Carter, DL, Senior
  • Ventrell Miller, LB, Senior


  • JT Daniels, QB, Junior
  • Jordan Davis, DL, Senior


  • Darian Kinnard, OT, Senior
  • Josh Paschal, DE, Senior


  • Austin Deculus, OT, Senior
  • Derek Stingley Jr., DB, Junior

Ole Miss

  • Matt Corral, QB, Junior
  • Jaylon Jones, DB, Senior

Mississippi State

  • Aaron Brule, LB, Junior
  • Austin Williams, WR, Senior


  • Akial Byers, DL, Senior
  • Case Cook, OL, Senior

South Carolina

  • Kingsley Enagbare, DE, Senior
  • Nick Muse, TE, Senior


  • Velus Jones Jr., WR, Senior
  • Alontae Taylor, DB, Senior

Texas A&M

  • Kenyon Green, OL, Junior
  • DeMarvin Leal, DL, Junior


  • Bradley Ashmore, OL, Sophomore
  • Daevion Davis, DL, Junior

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