Interception. Punt. Punt. Punt. Punt. Fumble. Punt. Interception. Punt. Fumble. Punt. That’s how Tennessee’s first 11 drives looked on Saturday in a disgraceful 41-0 home loss to Georgia at Neyland Stadium. Yet, there Quinten Dormady still was, in there as Tennessee’s starting quarterback late in game the Vols were losing […]
Author: Brad Shepard
Brad’s keys to a Vols victory over the Georgia Bulldogs, plus a few other games and point-spreads he likes this week.
My seat in Section Q at Neyland Stadium today was in the shade and out of the searing Knoxville heat. That’s OK. I was fuming so much watching that game that I probably kept everybody sitting around me sweating. Yeah, I was angry watching Tennessee sleepwalk through a 17-13 win-that-felt-like-a-loss […]
If you’re finished crying … or drinking … or spitting anger after last week’s coaching debacle that led to a 26-20 What-the-Hail?!!? Mary win by Florida over the Vols, it’s time to get back on the horse and get ready to play the Minutemen. Hey, that’s one mascot we […]
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, […]
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.