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. As a former defensive tackle, Vol For Life, and broadcaster he is ecstatic to serve the same fans that cheered him on in the 1990’s.
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. He was promoted to Editor-in-Chief in January of 2020.
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
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 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.