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Vol Trad Summer Marketing Intern

Go to UT? In Nashville for the Summer? Vol Trad has a part-time marketing internship this summer.  Must attend the University of Tennessee Knoxville due to relationship with company (They have Mason speak every semester...other schools need to step up)  Runs until you go back to school  Internship is unpaid Meets two days a week (flexible times) to be part of our marketing team for Summer/upcoming fall season which will coincide with a Vols National Championship Apply by emailing Contact@VolunteerTraditions.com a resume and short paragraph You can be working another job…that’s cool with us…just be able to list available times during the week between 8 to 4.  Needs to be a “Self Starter” - whatever that means

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Groomsmen Gifts - It's Wedding Season

So you’re getting married and you gotta get your guys something cool.  Something simple they will actually use.   Let’s walk through the steps - Timeline: Last minute makes everyone’s life complicated, so knock it out early. Numbers:  How many guys you got on your team?  (are you counting dads & yourself in that as well?) Sizing: You have a billion other things going on, so do yourself a favor and look at items that don’t require sizes - if not your friend “Andy from Idaho who put on 60 lbs since you saw him” will probably want to exchange anything you buy because you guessed wrong.  Colors: Are you going with all the same color for everybody?  Now that you have...

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Eric Berry Shows Off His Vol Trad

  Recently, VFL Films did an inspiring segment on Eric Berry's return to the NFL after beating cancer. Alongside Eric is his friend and mentor, former Vol Inky Johnson. He returned to the NFL on September 13th of this year, less than a year after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma.  We are incredibly excited that he wore our Navy Vols Patch Tee during his '100 Yards' piece and we couldn't be happier about his return to the Chiefs.

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The Rifleman Logo: A Vol Trad History Lesson

  Tradition plays a huge part in both our company and The University of Tennessee. Since the founding of our company on the UT campus, there was a question that kept popping up from those that understood our brand best. Fans wanted some classy apparel to support the Vols, something their dad and graddad would be proud to wear. Instead most merchandise they found being made for the Tennessee was flat bill hats, growling smokey logos, and polos with abrasively large Power T’s on them.When we were approached by the University in an official capacity about possibly creating licensed products, we knew exactly what we wanted to create. Nothing says Classic Tennessee like the Rifleman logo.  Featuring Davy Crockett wielding a...

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UT Checkerboard: A Vol Trad History Lesson

It's where the Vols score touchdowns at home. It's where Smokey runs after the extra point is made. It's synonymous with The University of Tennessee.  The Orange and White colors were picked by Charles Moore, a player for the first Volunteer Football squad in 1891. He saw the American Daisies on The Hill on campus and decided that was the perfect color for their uniforms.    Black and white photo from 1939 team for color reference. The checkerboard end-zones didn't come until 1964 when Coach Doug Dickey released them for the game against Boston College. They were used until 1968, when the Volunteers switched to artificial turf. Then in 1989, the iconic checkerboard end-zones returned, and following that so did...

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