The Wednesday that kicked off the Early Signing Period was on the one hand disappointing, as Tennessee swung and missed on all of its 50/50 targets. On the other hand it was also satisfying, as the Vols inked 18 signees and didn’t lose a single commitment. To its existing commitments […]
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Gameday on Rocky Top looks at the Tennessee Volunteers’ early signees. First up, the offense… ** CHRIS AKPOROGHENE, 6’4″, 294 OFFENSIVE TACKLE, BRADENTON, FL (IMG ACADEMY) Akporoghene is one of the most intriguing prospects in Tennessee’s entire class. He is a native of Africa whose family moved to Tennessee, and […]
Note: Check back in the coming days for offensive and defensive capsules from UT’s early signing period signees. If you were hoping for a massive bang to end Jeremy Pruitt’s first full recruiting cycle’s early signing period, Wednesday left you flat. If you hoped the Vols would gain ground in […]
Here’s where the Vols stand with their primary targets just ahead of the Early Signing Period.
With the Early Signing Period beginning next week, Tennessee has a very strong class of 2019 recruiting class. However, especially with the large need for both talent and depth across the roster, the Vols still need to add more pieces. Below we take a look at how things could shake […]
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Why was the offense so slow in 2018? With Tyson Helton moving on as the head coach at Western Kentucky, it becomes a little easier to view his time in Knoxville objectively. We pointed to Tennessee’s pace of play throughout the season, and it’s especially jarring at the end: 716 […]
It’s ridiculous to anoint a high school junior as the savior of a long-dormant program. But, for Tennessee fans needing a future on which to cling with no present to speak of, Thursday’s commitment from Marietta (Ga.) High School 4-star quarterback Harrison Bailey meant more than just an announcement from […]
Play-calling is an art. Some offensive coordinators have the innate talent to keep defenses on their toes, and others struggle within the framework of a game to sustain unpredictability. For first-year Tennessee offensive coordinator Tyson Helton, it was a big, ol’ screaming dud of a season because of his inability […]
Another rough week and a downpour of blue shells results in a dramatic conclusion to the 2018 Gameday on Rocky Top Guessing Game.