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The Case for Fabien Lovett

Whether one wants to believe that it was simply due to Coach Mike Leach’s in-poor-taste tweet or not, Mississippi State Defensive Tackle Fabian Lovett decided to enter the NCAA’s Transfer Portal this past weekend.  According to his father, Tennessee has been among the teams to immediately contact Lovett and his […]

On Getting the Last Word

We often talk of the similarities in Tennessee’s historical football and basketball DNA when it comes to our biggest rivals: no one has beaten Alabama football or Kentucky basketball more than the Vols. In nearly 30 years of divisional play, the Vols fell into a similar pattern with Florida in […]


I wore orange to work today, even though I figured they wouldn’t really play basketball at 1:00 PM ET in Nashville. Since moving back to Virginia I’ve acquired more brand-free orange so as to be somewhat less obnoxious to my neighbors here in Hokieland. It’s convenient, since both of the […]