Here’s our weekly update of the Vols’ statistical rankings, after the Georgia game. You might want to take something first and come back in 15 minutes before proceeding.
Offensive observations: Um . . . that’s a lot of red?
Defensive observations: That Passing Yards Allowed is actually something to start being pleased about. The numbers are likely inflated by viture of the teams they’ve played, but five games in, it’s still a good number.
Special Teams observations: The grass is greener here. Let’s not break anything, please. And don’t ask Trevor Daniel to fix Punt Return Defense. He punts. The other 10 tackle.
Turnovers and Penalties
Turnovers and Penalties observations: The penalties have been kind of infuriating, but honestly, they’re not too bad. It’s more that the team’s current deficiencies are such a liability that they cannot survive even one penalty. Shoot, a penalty-free game is probably not enough.
Trevor Daniel is an island of serenity. John Kelly is a one-man wrecking crew. And I ask this with all honesty? Is Colton Jumper our best player on defense?