Author: Will Shelton

Rick Barnes Jordan Bone

What can the Vols do better?

  Basketball season tips off tonight: the Vols host Presbyterian at 7 PM ET (available online via SEC Network+). Tennessee beat this team by 40 last year; Presbyterian enters the season 341 out of 351 in Ken Pomeroy’s ratings. It should serve (along with hosting High Point on Tuesday) as […]

Grant Williams

Meanwhile: Basketball!

  If your patience is wearing thin with the present and future of Tennessee football, may I suggest turning some of your attention to Rick Barnes’ squad? Because this year’s team will have the opportunity to serve as more than just a distraction. The last three years featured low expectations […]

Colton Jumper

Butch Jones, Tennessee, and Point Differential

  As the head coach might say, Saturday is a critical day for the Tennessee program. The good news, from the head coach’s perspective:¬† Butch Jones’ teams have dominated Kentucky…and only Kentucky. Since 2013 the Vols are 4-0 against the Wildcats. The results have been much more mixed against the […]

Rashaan Gaulden

How far can the defense carry Tennessee?

We all know the line and the lack of touchdowns; anything Tennessee’s offense does well against Alabama’s top-tier defense should be considered a gift. But what about Tennessee’s defense? It continues to be in the program’s best interests for Team 121 to figure itself out before it becomes Team 122, […]