5 Names That Could Be A Surprise For Vols

Many young Vols have seen playing time due to attrition from the past couple of years. In some cases, players had to bypass redshirt opportunities and jump into action ahead of schedule. This is a young team. There are sure to be learning curves throughout the upcoming season. The good news is that several freshman…

The Curious Case of Bob Shoop

The Butch Jones tenure at Tennessee had no lack of head-scratching moments. Why didn’t Tennessee try a two-point conversion while up two touchdowns on Florida in 2015? Why was the 2017 NFL Rookie of the Year Alvin Kamara sitting on the bench for most of his career at Tennessee? Why did Tennessee allow Quinten Dormady…

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It’s a “Family Transition”

Webster Dictionary defines “transition” as, “the passage from one state, stage, subject, or place to another” A decade full of instability, transition, and letdown feels more like a century of torture that every Tennessee fan has become accustomed to. We’ve seen a Lane who quit after one season, a Dooley who saw the Germans coming, and…

Trey Wallace Joins FOX Sports Knoxville To Host New Radio Show And Cover Tennessee Athletics

https://twitter.com/TreyWallace_SEC/status/1012368389464092672 KNOXVILLE, TENN.– June 28th, 2018–The Read Optional’s Trey Wallace is making the move to Knoxville. Wallace will cover Tennessee Sports and host a new local radio show titled “It’s Optional” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. each weekday on WKGN-AM 1340. At The Read Optional, Wallace is known for covering all 14 teams and…

Vol Twitter: Tennessee Moments

  Hearing the news that Butch had finally been fired. I think my celebration went something like this: pic.twitter.com/UHLpdDvOQe — tallent_Z (@tallent_z) June 27, 2018 1995…Manning to Kent….play number 1! You knew that was the night! — Adam Ellison (@aevols2) June 27, 2018 T Martin to Peerless Price in ‘99 Fiesta Bowl. 2016 Florida game.…

The Power Of The “T”

The Vols family lost a legend last week. The passing of legendary sportscaster John Ward saddened the hearts of those who were lucky enough to enjoy his craft. In the days following his death, many of us have reminisced about the magnificent calls during historical moments of Tennessee sports lore. I know I certainly did.…

In Memory of John Ward

1994: I’m a freshman in high school. I’m coming back from a rafting trip with my church youth group and Tennessee is playing Mississippi State in Starkville. We listen in a van on our way back to Knoxville. On the radio. Now some might think this is a lousy way to take in a college…

Why You Should Care About The World Cup

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicking off (get it?) on Thursday, many people are feeling the need to vocalize how little they care about soccer. Like always, the same question has started to float around whenever soccer comes to the forefront of American sports media. Why should I care? Well, my cynical friend, let me tell you…