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Our in-depth reporting and news that includes: former player interviews, recruiting news and updates, detailed game previews, post-game breakdowns, ongoing video and live stream shows, podcasts, and more all brought to you by our expanding Volunteer Roadshow Team.

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Volunteer Roadshow Founders

VFL #40 Billy Ratliff

VFL #40 Billy Ratliff

Founder & Host

Our beloved #40, Defensive Tackle, and integral part in Tennessee’s 1998 National Championship.

Bobby "Catfish" McGraw

Bobby "Catfish" McGraw

Founder & Host

Bobby C is a life-long Vols fan who brings his unique perspective as an over the road trucker who broadcasts from the driver’s seat.

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 as he travels the 48 states.

Former Player Team Members

VFL #40 Billy Ratliff

VFL #40 Billy Ratliff

Founder & Host

Our beloved #40, Defensive Tackle, and integral part in Tennessee's 1998 National Championship.

VFL #5 Rico Mccoy

VFL #5 Rico Mccoy

Co-Host

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.

VFL #2 Fred White

VFL #2 Fred White

Co-Host

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

VFL #35 Ron Slay

VFL #35 Ron Slay

Co-Host

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

The Volunteer Roadshow Writing Team

Josh Griffin

Josh Griffin

Senior Writer

Attended Walters State Community College and the University of Tennessee. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 kids.
 
Writing career started in 2013 at Rivals.com and Yahoo sports. Appearances on: The All Vol Call-In Show, SB Nation Radio, WNML 
 
Luke A. Thomas

Luke A. Thomas

Senior Writer

Luke was born in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and grew up with a passion for SEC Football.

His career in journalism started in 2016 when he covered his hometown MTSU Blue Raiders. He would later go on to cover the local Vanderbilt Commodores before he would begin covering the Volunteers. He wrote for SBNation, covering UT Athletics before joining Volunteer Roadshow in May of 2019.

Keith Ricker

Keith Ricker

Writer

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. …I PROMISE YOU THAT!!

John Carter

John Carter

Writer

John is a lifelong Vol fan. It all started 1995 when he went to his first game against Alabama, he’s been all Big Orange ever since.