Athens a Cursed Stop For UT Starters

It's not surprising Tennessee's starting quarterback for Saturday's game against Georgia is still up in the air. In fact, there's something of a cursed history for UT signal callers that have started in Athens against the Bulldogs over the last decade.
October 7, 2004

Frosh QBs Excite Sanders

You don't have to be Stephen King to appreciate suspense. Just ask Tennessee offensive coordinator Randy Sanders. Like Vol fans, he's eager to watch two unproven freshmen -- Erik Ainge and Brent Schaeffer -- share the quarterback duties in Sunday night's season opener. Facing the unknown is a powerful adrenalin rush, especially when your job is on the line.
August 31, 2004

Vols Burned by 1999 Back Draft

If you connect the dots from this year's disappointing NFL Draft to Tennessee's Class of 2000 you'll find it's still inconclusive, and you'll discover the real culprit may have been the Class of 1999 which came a mere month after the Vols won their first national championship in 47 years.
April 28, 2004

Will UT's Offense Spring a Leak?

It amounts to little more than an intrasquad exhibition but there's something for everyone in a spring football game. Any good news comes with corresponding bad news, every shining accomplishment is accompanied by glaring failure so that both optimists and pessimists are equally emboldened to engage in the endless debate that precedes every season in Big Orange Country.
April 20, 2004

Casey Clausen: An Unsolved Mystery

After starting the better part of four seasons and compiling a 35-10 record while completing over 60 percent of his passes, quarterback Casey Clausen still confounds football experts.
March 23, 2004