The injury bug has turned into more of an epidemic around the Tennessee football program over the past two years. After two of the Vols’ most important players — middle linebacker Darrin Kirkland Jr. and receiver Jauan Jennings — were lost for the year before the season really even started, […]
Author: Brad Shepard
Tennessee did a noble thing on Saturday after Hurricane Irma by putting “Florida Strong” on the back of their helmets. Unfortunately for the Vols, they were Tennessee Soft in key moments against the Florida Gators, failing to be the aggressor until too late and losing on a 63-yard missile of […]
It’s time for this week’s Locks & Keys, and it’s FLORIDA WEEK!!! Though that may not mean as much to you as it used to, it should. This is still a big game, and though Georgia may be the beast of the East this year, the Vols must win […]
Tennessee’s game on Saturday against Indiana State was much more about the rest of the season than it was about the Sycamores. There’s not much we can learn about the Vols when you play against a Football Championship Subdivision team that is drastically overmatched from the opening kickoff and win […]
By now, you know the drill. If you don’t, check last week’s column for details. The long and short of it is we pick five keys for the Vols to beat this week’s opponent (which isn’t going to be that difficult, considering this week’s opponent is the Fightin’ Larry Birds […]
The Vols’ double overtime victory over a Georgia Tech team that had dominated them most of the night turned out to be an unexpected thriller, warts and all.
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 […]
With Darrin Kirkland out, just how much damage can Georgia Tech’s flexbone do to the Vols’ run defense?
The Vols got a good one this evening with the commitment of 4-star cornerback Jaycee Horn.
Tennessee received some bad news for the present this weekend when projected starting slot receiver Josh Smith went down with a collarbone injury. The future at the spot looks a little brighter after Monday night. On Eclipse day, the Vols cast a big orange shadow on the Sunshine State […]