Author: Will Shelton

Making Progress: Sack Rate

Outside of the tempo-infused stats, the best thing Tennessee did last year was Hendon Hooker’s three interceptions on 303 pass attempts. That number is even more impressive considering how often Hooker was sacked. Last season the Vols allowed 44 sacks, 124th nationally. And this too wasn’t just a function of […]

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Tennessee’s Best & Worst Surprises, Revisited

Last summer, we looked at some of Tennessee’s best and worst surprises in the post-Fulmer era. We used UT’s performance relative to expectations: how much did Tennessee over-or-under-perform against the spread? In the negative department, four of Tennessee’s five worst performances against the spread post-Fulmer came from 2017-2020, and each […]