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Tennessee is 67-70 in the last 11 years, a longer sub-.500 run in the modern era than we can find for any of the other 15 winningest programs in college football history. A more concrete way to look at it: the Vols haven’t finished a season in the AP Top […]
We’ve ranked Tennessee’s newcomers by their opportunity for playing time this fall, based on positional opportunity, their own talent level, and the talent level of the guys already there.
There are plenty of scenarios we wouldn’t enjoy this fall – no playmakers emerge on the defensive line, freshmen don’t emerge to build hope for the future – but it’s probably fair to say nothing would impact Tennessee’s ceiling like losing Jarrett Guarantano for any length of time. Some of […]
After appearing to have hit on multiple 2019 signees who earned offers at Tennessee summer camps, the Vols have struck again, adding a commitment Friday from OL Javontez Spraggins from East St. Louis, IL. Spraggins, a 6’2, 330+ pound road grader, was an unknown to even the most ardent followers […]
BYU may well be the Vols’ most dangerous non-conference opponent this fall, but UAB is right there with them.
Despite everything that’s happened the last 11 years, Tennessee is still 11th in winning percentage all-time, still second in the SEC behind Alabama. This is Tennessee’s historical DNA in both football and basketball: the first challenger to the thrones in Tuscaloosa and Lexington. But Tennessee’s struggles from Phillip Fulmer’s final […]
We saved the worst for last. In our series on where Tennessee can make the most progress in 2019, we’ve explored: A defense with just 15 turnovers in each of the last two seasons The Vols running fewer plays than any team in the nation last year Opponents scoring points […]
Where do the Vols’ positional units stack up compared to their SEC brethren heading into this fall?
In 2016 the Vols were one of the most explosive teams in the country: 79 plays of 20+ yards, 19th nationally. In 2017, the bottom fell out hardest here: only 38 plays of 20+ yards, 123rd nationally. Here too, progress was slow but accounted for last season: 52 plays of […]
With the month of May coming to a close and Tennessee sitting on 6 public commitments after the recent addition of JUCO DB Art Green, the Vols have a class that significantly favors quality over quantity at this point. With the top two JUCOs in the country (Green and DE […]