Gameday on Rocky Top Guessing Game

Will hits the trifecta in the GRT Guessing Game, scores 110 points

Here’s the play-by-play for this week.

Week 6 – Georgia

Round 1

Q: How many total first downs do the Vols get? (30 points available)

A: 11 or more (30 points) (they got 20)

These people got this one right: Mitchell K, daetilus , Isaac Bishop, Will Shelton, HixsonVol fka MariettaVol, jfarrar90, Sam Hensley, Harley.

Mushrooms (10 points): Sam Hensley and cscott95

Bananas (-10 points): Will Shelton and PaulS

Blue shells and bolts: 

  • No new bolts or blue shells

Top 10 after Round 1:

  1. Mitchell K
  2. daetilus
  3. Isaac Bishop
  4. Jayyyy
  5. Sam Hensley
  6. HixsonVol fka MariettaVol
  7. jfarrar90
  8. Harley
  9. cscott95
  10. Brenna Russell

Round 2

Q: Who takes the first snap at quarterback for the Vols? (30-75 points available)

A: Brian Maurer (30 points)

As I said in the Gameday Gameplan post, it’s always the second mouse that gets the cheese. These are those second mice: daetilus (although he may have submitted before the announcement), Sam Hensley, and Will Shelton.

Mushrooms (10 points): LTVol99 and Joel

Bananas (-10 points): Brenna Russell and Joel (argh!)

Blue shells and bolts: 

  • PaulS throws a bolt and gets 30 points
  • No new blue shells

Top 10 after Round 2:

  1. daetilus
  2. Sam Hensley
  3. Mitchell K
  4. Will Shelton
  5. Isaac Bishop
  6. Jayyyy
  7. HixsonVol fka MariettaVol
  8. jfarrar90
  9. LTVol99
  10. Harley

Round 3

Q: The Vols are averaging 355.3 yards per game on offense. Georgia is allowing 262.5. How many yards (NCAA’s Total Offense) do the Vols get? (30-50 points available)

A: Over 300 50 points (they got 343 yards)

Only Will got this right. Like playing Kentucky in Rupp Arena, it’s hard to beat both skill and procrastination.

Mushrooms (10 points): Isaac Bishop and Jayyyy

Bananas (-10 points): LTVol99 and Brenna Russell

Blue shells and bolts: 

  • PaulS launches Blue Shell #5 Counter: 3
  • PaulS also throws a bolt and gets 30 points

Final Standings After Week 6:

2019 Guessing Game Results - W6
Rank Player Points
1 Will Shelton 144
2 daetilus 115
3 Sam Hensley 110
4 Mitchell K 95
5 Isaac Bishop 94
6 Jayyyy 91
7 HixsonVol fka MariettaVol 74
8 jfarrar90 73
9 Harley 68
10 cscott95 68
11 LTVol99 63
12 Joel Hollingsworth 60
13 Brenna Russell 45
14 PaulS 45
15 Hounddog3 35
16 Alyas Grey 33
17 Greenback42c 30
18 Gavin Driskill 25
19 Power TBP 15
20 StiflerUncut -3

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Sam Hensley
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Sam Hensley

Top 3!!!

Harley
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Harley

OK Will… I am on to your strategy! I’ll be adjusting at half time 😉 Go Vols!

Will Shelton
Will Shelton

I never win these things because I’m too optimistic, so I’m glad it worked out for once!

daetilus
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daetilus

I, in fact, did submit the Maurer call before the news broke.

However, I’m cool with tossing that question for fairness