KNOXVILLE - Tennessee tightened some screws as the football team put in their final plans for the Vanderbilt game on Thursday afternoon. As has been the case for most of this year, the big news following practice was that the team will travel without two of their usual starting offensive linemen.
November 18, 2004
Here's the top to bottom ratings for the Tennessee-Florida game. Grades of 90-100 are regarded as championship quality. Grades of 80-89 equate to top 25 worthy, grades of 70-79 are winning marks. Grades of 60-69 are passing but problematical. Any grade below 60 is considered failing.
September 20, 2004
KNOXVILLE - The Tennessee football team may be showing the effects
of a squad ready to put practice behind them and just play ball.
September 15, 2004
Three years ago, Phil Fulmer said that Jason Respert had the potential to be
''as good as Fred Weary ... maybe even better.'' Weary, of course, was one
of Tennessee's finest offensive linemen of the past 15 years.
August 10, 2004
It's not true Josh McNeil's mother had to change his diaper from behind, but he does consider himself a natural born center and there's a multitude of college coaches that agree with him.
High school coaches participating in the annual UT Spring Coaches Clinic watched Tennessee stage a 90-minute practice Friday in shorts, working primarily toward Saturday afternoon's scrimmage.<p>
A blue collar-type lineman, Respert has been productive the past two seasons in a Volunteer lineup that rotates the front line.
October 19, 2003