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The Founders

Billy Ratliff

Billy Ratliff

Founder & Host

As a former defensive tackle at the University of Tennessee, Billy brings his unique perspective as a star defender into the broadcasting chair. He is famous for causing and recovering the miracle “Stoerner Fumble,” which saved the Volunteers’ crucial match-up against the Arkansas Razorbacks in 1998.

Billy would later go on to help the Volunteers defeat Mississippi State in the SEC Championship and Florida State in the 1998 National Championship Game.

Bobby "Catfish" McGraw

Bobby "Catfish" McGraw

Founder & Host

Bobby C is a life-long Vols fan who brings his unique perspective as a former over the road trucker..

Encouraged by his good friend and fellow YouTuber, BigVolDaddy, Bobby began Volunteer Roadshow in September of 2017 with a camera phone and a YouTube channel.

Enjoy Bobby’s humorous anecdotes, spot-on commentary, and his favorite football memories. The Vols are going 15-0, he promises you that!

 
 

Roadshow’s VFL & LVFL Show Hosts & Guests

Billy Ratliff

Billy Ratliff

VFL #40

As a former defensive tackle at the University of Tennessee. He is famous for causing and recovering the miracle “Stoerner Fumble,” which saved the Volunteers’ crucial match-up against the Arkansas Razorbacks in 1998.

Alexis Hornbuckle

Alexis Hornbuckle

LVFL #14

Former Tennessee Lady Vol stand out guard, current All-Time Steals Leader, and one of Pat Summitt’s Top 10 Players of All-Time, she was also able to walk away as a 2x NCAA Champion.

Jaimel Johnson

Jaimel Johnson

LVFL #1

Johnson was a 3-year starter at the University of Tennessee where she was an NSCAA All-American and 3-time All-SEC 1st Team honoree. She earned a degree in Sport Management with a minor in Business.

Jeff Coleman

Jeff Coleman

VFL #92

Jeff was a starter on the defensive line for the Vols from 94-98. He was on the Vols 98 National Championship team and added two SEC Champion rings to his collection. Jeff is the host of the Cole World Podcast on the Volunteer Roadshow platform.
Fred White

Fred White

VFL #2

Fred White played safety at Tennessee from 1995-99, and was a part of two SEC titles and a national championship in 98′.

Jarnell Stokes

Jarnell Stokes

VFL #5

Stokes was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2014 NBA draft by the Grizzlies after majoring in communications at the University of Tennessee. He also played for the Nuggets and Heat.

Ron Slay

Ron Slay

VFL #35

Ron Slay played power forward for Tennessee from 1999-2003 and was named Associated Press Southeastern Conference Player of the Year.

Rico Mccoy

Rico Mccoy

VFL #5

McCoy finished his college career with 344 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 interception, and 8 forced fumbles and earned second team ALL-SEC honours as a junior and senior.

Shawn Johnson

Shawn Johnson

VFL #35

As linebacker for the Volunteers from 1995-99, Shawn was part of two SEC titles and the 98′ team. He now is a professional artist, and his works are available at shawnjohnsonart.com.

VRS Writers, Reporters & Show HOsts

Maria M. Cornelius

Maria M. Cornelius

Writer, Host

Maria M. Cornelius has been covering the Lady Vols for nearly 25 years. She is a sportswriter for GoVols247 and the author of the award-winning book, “The Final Season: The Perseverance of Pat Summitt.”
Alex Carter

Alex Carter

Writer, Historian, Host

Alex’s life-long obsession with the Vols started in 1995, on The Third Saturday in October in Birmingham, Alabama where on the very first snap he witnessed Peyton Manning throw a touchdown to Joey Kent.
 
Alex has spent the 25 years since that moment as a dedicated student to Tennessee Football History. He joined the Volunteer Roadshow Team in July 2019.
Keith Ricker

Keith Ricker

Contributor

Born in Greeneville, Tennessee, Keith Ricker joined the world with orange blood coursing through his veins and soon after John Ward was shaping his fall Saturdays with precise descriptions of Volunteer football on his dad’s transistor radio.

In 2009, He decided it was time to share his passion and fervor for The Big Orange with the rest of the world. Keith is excited about the direction of Tennessee football, his YouTube channel (BVDTV) and Volunteer Roadshow.With VFL Billy Ratliff at Bobby’s side and a growing team of bright young minds, success is inevitable.

Caleb Mitchell

Caleb Mitchell

MII Show Host

Tennessee fan by birth. You can find me in Neyland, Cool Beans, or South Knoxville. I’ve won The Office trivia twice. I can talk about anything especially if there is a Wikipedia article about it.

Landon Raby

Landon Raby

MII Show Host

Landon was born just minutes from Neyland Stadium in South Knoxville. Sports have always been a passion of his and he ended up playing football in college at Carson-Newman University (Never fell on a helmet) where he graduated with a degree in Marketing. Now, he spends his Saturdays during football season tailgating and cheering on the Vols. It is not easy being a Tennessee fan, but he never misses a football, basketball, or baseball game. He helped start More Important Issues in November of 2016 with his buddy Caleb. Go Vols!

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