An Ode to The Sheriff

I don’t know football without Peyton Manning. It was announced Saturday that the man who many affectionately refer to as “The Sheriff” is planning to retire, and I don’t know exactly how I feel. In a way, Peyton and I grew up together. My family moved to Knoxville from Nashville in 1994 when I was…

Peyton Manning Plans To Retire

Per a report from Woody Paige of the Denver Post, Peyton Manning is planning to retire. He is expected to make his official announcement later in the coming week. Rumors swirled recently that Manning might try to move teams and play another year with a third franchise, but that appears to be extremely unlikely. Perhaps…

Tennessee Baseball Tops St. Mary’s 6-3

Left-hander Zach Warren set the tone on Saturday for Tennessee (4-1) against St. Mary’s (5-2), pitching 6.0 scoreless innings, striking out 7 batters, and allowing only 3 hits. Jeff Moberg batted a perfect 4-for-4 in the game and scored twice. Chris Hall connected for 3 hits and 1 run and Jordan Rodgers added an RBI…

Marquez North Had an Excellent Day at the NFL Combine

Marquez North had much better days than his junior season at Tennessee. He finished 2015 with 58 receiving yards total. It was not ideal. At 6’2″, 228 pounds, North’s potential has always been obvious but seldom seen during his career in Knoxville. He was finally able to really shine during his workouts at the NFL combine…

Vol Baseball Routs Grand Canyon 25-8

Tennessee (3-1) took on Grand Canyon University (3-3) Friday night in the Grand Canyon Classic and the Antelopes never stood a chance. The Vols tallied 21 hits in the blowout and earned their largest margin of victory in a game since 2014. Vincent Jackson hit a 3-run homer in the first inning to get things started. Then,…

Tennessee Named 16th Best CFB Job by ESPN

ESPN unveiled their ranking of the top 55 coaching jobs in college football. Despite recent trials and tribulations, Tennessee came in at number 16 on the list. The UT job was ranked 15th last year. ESPN’s article had this to say about the position currently held by Butch Jones: “On the field, Tennessee football is as…