Boomer’s Picks: NFL Preseason Win Totals

Handicapping is predicated, not on the actual point spread between the two teams so much as, on a dividing line between bettors. Handicappers create a number that’ll get juice on both sides. In that way, FAN PERCEPTION becomes important. Tampa Bay OVER 8.5 wins (-130) A theory of mine about the HBO show Hard Knocks…

Tennessee Practice Report: August 8th

The Tennessee Volunteers took to the practice field once again Tuesday for the eighth time of fall camp. The media was only allowed three periods this time, so I don’t have a lot to go by. I spent most of the time with the offensive line and defensive backs. Here are some of my quick…

Get on the Bus: HoundDogs

Get on the Bus with us Tuesday, August 8th at HoundDogs! FOX Sports Knoxville will be live on location from 10am-6pm registering you for two seats on the party bus to Atlanta, Georgia for the season opener versus Georgia Tech. Located at 9250 Kingston Pike, HoundDogs has everything the Tennessee football fan needs. New Nike…

Tennessee Practice Report: August 6th

The Tennessee Volunteers football team took to the field Sunday afternoon for the seventh practice of the 2017 fall camp. The media was once again allowed five periods, with no photo/video in period 2. Here are some of my quick observations from practice: Quarterbacks I spent a lot of time with the quarterbacks during the…

FOX Sports Knoxville 8/4 Weekly Mailbag

From fantasy football to the real deal, this week’s mailbag has it all. To kick it off, let’s take a look at the best choice for No. 1 overall in your fantasy draft this season.   Jonathan W. writes: “I’m so ready for football and fantasy football to get started. I play in a standard…

Boomer’s Picks: NCAA Preseason Win Totals

College football season starts this month. No more words. Straight to the picks. All future win totals come from Odds Shark. Miami (FL) OVER 9.0 wins (-140) Listen, I understand why the o/u is set at 9.0 with Mark Richt as a coach. He averaged more than 9.5 wins per year at UGA while the SEC…

TENNESSEE FOOTBALL: 2017

Six of Tennessee’s top players were drafted this past April, which presents the opportunity for new players to step up and make an impact. Here is a look at several players who need to step up or lead in 2017. PLAYERS WHO NEED TO STEP UP Jonathan Kongbo: Tennessee fans were ecstatic when the five-star…

Get On The Bus: The Phone Exchange

The next stop on the “Get On The Bus” tour is The Phone Exchange on Bearden Hill in Knoxville. In addition to 2 seats on the bus, The Phone Exchange is throwing in a pair of tickets to the game. So you’ll be set with transportation and tickets! Come by Thursday August 3 between 10AM-6PM…