Last year Tennessee got its chance to make the first impression of the college football season. It was not a good one: the Vols were lethargic and lucky to escape against 20-point underdog Appalachian State, and it cost Tennessee nine spots in the polls. The drop was the second largest […]
Month: September 2017
It’s not Gameday for the Vols — not yet — but it is Gameday for most of the rest of college football. Hang out with us here if you’re watching the other games today. Here’s the day’s schedule again: College football schedule curated for Vols fans Saturday, Sept. 2, […]
We wish Darrin Kirkland and the team a speedy recovery, wonder who’s going to play Monday night against Georgia Tech, and extend our gratitude to Lee Corso. This and more in today’s Vols link roundup.
Hype video for Monday night’s game: It’s been over 30 years since @Vol_Football & @GeorgiaTechFB played in Atlanta. They’ll meet again at #CFAKickoff in 12 days. pic.twitter.com/6ooi2MP0pv — #CFAKickoff (@CFAPeachBowl) August 23, 2017 David Cutcliffe, when asked to recall his favorite Peyton Manning play: “It’s going to be difficult for […]
On this afternoon’s appearance on WNML’s Sports 180 with Josh & Will (West), our Will Shelton reacts to the news that Darrin Kirkland is out for the season, talks about the uncertainty surrounding Team 121, sticks to his prediction of 8-4, and goes on record with Tennessee beating Georgia Tech by […]
Lego version of the most exciting college football game last season. @vol_football beat @georgiafootball on a hail mary from @joshdobbs on @cbssports I'm going to miss Vern Lundquist calling @sec games. A post shared by Jared Jacobs (@goldyeller) on Aug 31, 2017 at 7:49am PDT
Monday night games confuse us. On one hand, we’re still three days to Football Time in Tennessee. On the other hand, it is the Friday before Gameday, and so we’re acting like it. And that means it’s time for the Gameday on Rocky Top Guessing Game, even if we’re still […]
Some of you who date back to the ancient times of the Tennessee blogosphere will recall the origins of my “Locks & Keys” weekly column on Rocky Top Talk where I give you five keys to the Vols winning their game of the week then give you five college […]
There is so much that is unique to playing Georgia Tech, it may be hard to fully believe a lot of what we see on Monday night. Whether Bob Shoop’s defense plays well or plays poorly, you’ll need a couple weeks of seeing them against more traditional offenses to really […]
Tennessee begins to turn most of its attention to the 2019 class today, and looks to leverage several advantages.