We interrupt this gloom to bring you the following announcement: Tennessee's Game 1 loss at UCLA – awful as it was – featured some bright spots.
September 7, 2008
After recording two sacks in the final preseason scrimmage, one Tennessee linebacker passed the credit to the guys upfront and the Big Guy Upstairs.
August 24, 2008
Any opponent hoping to block Tennessee's middle linebackers this fall faces an obvious problem: It will have to find them first.
As Tennessee's spring football practice winds down, we've seen a new offense begin to take shape, a secondary appear to come of age and an improved pass rush from the front four.
When your defensive scheme is designed to funnel everything toward the middle of the field, you'd better have a sure-handed tackler in the middle of the field.
In his latest projection, NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr., predicts that Jerod Mayo will be selected by the Tennessee Titans with pick No. 24 in Round 1 next month.
Tennessee football coach Phillip Fulmer recently noted that the Vol defense "closed a lot of ground" during spring practice. That was an uncanny choice of words.
There's been plenty of speculation that a true freshman could become the starting quarterback or fullback for Tennessee this fall, but little has been said about a true freshman impacting the strong safety position.