Seth Price loves studying and writing about football strategy. He is a contributing writer for FOX Sports Knoxville and the editor of the website Football Concepts. He is the author of Fast and Furious: Butch Jones and the Tennessee Volunteers' Offense, which is available on Amazon.com.

Vols Film Study: Problems on Defense

It’s been an issue all season, but the Tennessee Vols’ struggles on defense became even more evident last Saturday after a 45-34 loss to Vanderbilt. It’s easy to just blame the defensive struggles on injuries. The Vols have lost some key players through the season, and depth has been tested time and time again. However,…

Vols Film Study: Joshua Dobbs and the Zone Read

The Tennessee offense is clicking on all cylinders right now. With a 63-37 win over the Missouri Tigers, the Vols have now scored over 40 points in three consecutive games, something they’ve not done since Peyton Manning was wearing the orange and white, in 1995. The Vols’ current quarterback, Joshua Dobbs, is playing his best…

Vols Film Study: America’s Blitz

When Bob Shoop came to Tennessee as the defensive coordinator, he came with the promise of a defense that would bring “never-ending pressure.” Unfortunately for Shoop, because of a seemingly never-ending amount of injuries, Vol fans have yet to be able to see his defense at full strength. When you look at who Tennessee lost to…

Vols Film Study: Looking at Dobbs’ Interceptions

Perhaps the biggest factor in the Tennessee Volunteers’ 24-21 loss to the South Carolina Gamecocks was turnovers. Turnovers have plagued the Vols’ season. The team has looked sloppy and undisciplined at times, and against South Carolina, it cost them. The prime culprit was quarterback Joshua Dobbs. The senior threw two interceptions and fumbled the ball…

Vols Film Study: Inside a Trick Play

Lost in the craziness of the Volunteers double overtime loss to the Texas A&M Aggies was a well-designed trick play that Tennessee executed perfectly in the first quarter. For the second time in his career, receiver Jauan Jennings had the opportunity to throw a touchdown pass to his quarterback, Joshua Dobbs. After a 33 yard…

Vols Film Study: Breaking Down the End of the Game

What a play. Nearly everyone had written off the Vols after Jacob Eason’s touchdown pass put the Georgia Bulldogs up 31-28 with ten seconds left, but Josh Dobbs and Jauan Jennings wouldn’t be denied. Coach Butch Jones called the Hail Mary with four seconds remaining, and the Vols executed the play perfectly. Dobbs, the senior…

Vols Film Study: Malone Comes Up Clutch

For the past few years, Butch Jones has been searching for a big play receiver. Finally, the Vols may have found their man. Josh Malone has had a fantastic start to the 2016 season, catching 9 passes for 196 yards and 4 touchdowns in just three games. Two of those touchdowns came in the Ohio…

Vols Film Study: Anatomy of a Drive

In the first quarter of the historic Battle at Bristol, the Tennessee Volunteers looked heavily overmatched. The Virginia Tech Hokies outgained the Vols 204-28 and jumped out to an early 14-0 lead. With the future looking bleak, all it took was one play to get the momentum back on Tennessee’s side. After a fumbled snap…