It’s not on our countdown, but one of the best moments for Tennessee football in a decade full of lesser options came in early 2016: Peyton Manning beat Tom Brady in the AFC Championship Game, won his second Super Bowl, and rode off into the sunset. Manning had been Tennessee’s […]
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What kind of decade was it for Tennessee? The total unpredictability of last season is only good enough for eighth on our list of the most important football stories of the last ten years. For now. The version of 2019 where it doesn’t work out for Jeremy Pruitt and the […]
My wife and I got married in August of 2013. When we came back from our honeymoon, the first question everyone asked was, of course, “What do you think of the new uniforms?” Unlike Lane Kiffin’s last minute switcheroo with the black uniforms, Tennessee fans got almost two months of […]
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With the news that former 5-star QB JT Daniels has entered the transfer portal, followed by the report from 247 Sports analyst that “Tennessee is among the teams to watch,” all of a sudden there is some real intrigue with a QB position the battle for which seemed to lose […]
The last three weeks we’ve looked back at some of Tennessee’s most rewatchable games: the dramatic, the dominant, and the best performances. It doesn’t take long to realize anything related to most rewatchable for the Vols is going to lean heavy into the past. But even with fewer happy moments […]
In this series we’ve looked at most rewatchable games and most rewatchable beat downs. What about the most rewatchable individual and team performances? A few of Tennessee’s most memorable individual performances became part of Tennessee’s most rewatchable games. We’ve already covered Josh Dobbs at South Carolina in 2014, Travis Stephens […]
Last week we shared our picks for the most rewatchable Tennessee games of the last 30 years. They lean toward the dramatic, with plenty of offense from both sides. But maybe you love seeing Tennessee’s defense do its thing? Or maybe, in these strange days, you’re in the mood for […]
With today’s commitment of WR Walker Merrill from Brentwood HS in Nashville, Tennessee now has nine public commitments. Merrill is the second of those from the Volunteer State along with ATH Elijah Howard, and is another elite talent in the Vols’ commitment column. Our prior column understated both Merrill’s standing […]
When I’m stressed, spent, or any other word you might use to describe what these days are taking from us, I find myself going back to happier childhood memories. I’ve been playing back through the Super Nintendo Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past on my Switch for the […]