Georgia Tech hits big plays at a high percentage and plays at a pace with fewer opportunities to strike back. The Vols will need great consistency on offense and to avoid big plays defensively.
Author: Will Shelton
Tennessee’s recruiting is at a 12-year high, but there’s still work to do.
Butch Jones has put together the best five-year recruiting streak in Knoxville since 2001-05. But the Vols still trail Georgia in blue chip ratio.
Butch Jones: Comebacks, Blown Leads, and Pace of Play
In late September 2015, after two of the most difficult losses of the modern era, we researched how often the Vols had historically blown leads. In 17 years Phillip Fulmer’s teams blew a two-possession lead in a loss just six times: 1994 at Mississippi State: led 21-7 third quarter, lost […]
SEC Schedule Proposal with FiveThirtyEight’s Model
Of the many interesting scheduling ideas floating around this off-season (including Joel’s here a few days ago), my favorite is from back in January: Nate Silver and FiveThirtyEight’s Make College Football Great Again. Their post uses the Big Ten, in part an effort to help prevent another Penn State or Ohio […]
Butch Jones, Bane, and the Bye Week
When I was 11, Superman died. It had the intended effect: me and thousands of others got invested in comic books thanks to Doomsday, one mammoth event leading to several others over the next few years. The following summer, Batman got in on the action with the 18-month arc Knightfall. […]
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