January, 2015


Here’s why Tennessee is off to its best SEC road start since the BP era


Here’s some historical perspective that speaks volumes about Tennessee’s quick start in the Southeastern Conference: The Vols have won their first three road games in the league, the first time that’s happened since 2009, which of course was smack in the middle of the Bruce Pearl era. The naysayer, the skeptic, might say that those three victories away from Knoxville were against three of the bottom four teams in the league (Mississippi State, Missouri, South Carolina). True, but without those losses handed to them by the Vols, the Bulldogs andRead More

Richardson has salvaged Vols’ season with canny conversion to the point

KNOXVILLE, TN - Tennessee Volunteers vs Texas Southern Tigers

Two weeks into fall practice, a tough day of drills and scrimmaging almost complete, Tennessee guard Josh Richardson made a request that probably salvaged the Vols’ season. By this time, the rag-tag bunch of recruits coach Donnie Tyndall and has staff had to scramble and toss together last May had already been prophesied for doom by the experts—14th in the Southeastern Conference by one major preseason publication, 13th by the media that covers the league. Perhaps if the people who made those predictions had been there the October day RichardsonRead More