Upon hearing the call, one Tennessee Vol converted Sunday morning - not to a new outlook but to an old outpost.
Upon switching from defensive line to offensive line last November, one Tennessee Vol took a lot of grief from his former D-line mates.
Victor Thomas did very little to earn the confidence of Tennessee football fans in his first three years as a Vol but there's no doubting Thomas these days.
August 19, 2009
Midway through Friday's intra-squad scrimmage at Neyland Stadium Tennessee's depth problem at defensive tackle appeared close to being resolved ... for about three minutes.
With junior Chase Nelson out for the season due to a knee injury, Tennessee's staff is closely scrutinizing the young defensive tackles in hopes a winner will emerge.
August 14, 2008
When Chase Nelson suffered a season-ending knee injury last week, Tennessee's outlook at defensive tackle seemed to go from shaky to convulsive.
August 10, 2008
Coordinator John Chavis and line coach Dan Brooks are spending a lot of time screaming at Tennessee's defensive tackles this spring, but at least one Vol finds the noise comforting.
When reached on his cell phone Friday afternoon, Victor Thomas of Olive Branch, Miss., had just secured second place in the shot put at a conference track meet, with a throw of 45-9. Fortunately, his preparations to play football at the next level appear to be on the right track too.