No team in the country ran fewer plays than Tennessee last season. The Vols had 716 snaps in 12 games, 59.7 per contest. Maryland was next with 728 snaps. Tennessee also flirted with last place in this category in 2017 – 732 snaps, 125th nationally – but the offense did […]
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Is being undersized part of the problem for Tennessee’s offensive line? Here are the numbers for the last two years and the projections for this fall.
Last summer we looked at five ways Tennessee could show the most improvement in 2018. As was the case with much of last season, progress was present but not in a hurry: Tennessee improved its third down conversation rate from 30.67% to 38.22%, but the other four categories still have […]
How many guys does it take to start at five offensive line positions over the course of 12 games? More than you think, especially in 2017.
We noted earlier today that JUCO DB Art Green seemed to be leaning to Tennessee coming off his weekend unofficial visit to Knoxville, and sure enough just hours later Green indeed committed to the Vols. Green is Tennessee’s 7th commitment in the 2020 and its second Junior College early enrollee […]
Tennessee RB commitment Ebony Jackson was offered by Alabama over the weekend, making those who felt like the Vols staff got in early on the Atlanta-area star look prescient. The 6’2, 210 pound track star has both the big body Tennessee covets at the position but also the game-breaking ability […]
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Heading into only his second season, Jeremy Pruitt has already grown his defensive front seven into the same size as Alabama’s and Georgia’s.
Bigger is better along the defensive front, and Tennessee’s front seven is big and getting bigger.
Is heft along a defensive front important? How big and heavy should those guys be?