Jeremy Pruitt To Lead Vols

By Alex Norman Well Tennessee fans… your long national nightmare is over. On Thursday, December 7th, the Vols announced that Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt would be their new head football coach. “The first thing I want to say is how honored and humbled I am to be recognized as the head football coach at […]

The Weirdest Coaching Search of All-Time

  By Alex Norman By the time you read this, Tennessee might have a head coach… or they might not. Who the heck knows. The past three weeks have been an absolute embarrassment, not only for the Tennessee football program, but for the University itself. I thought it would be different this time. Tennessee athletics […]

Jacob Warren remains committed to Tennessee

By Mark Nagi Tennessee’s Class of 2018 has taken more than a few hits over the past couple of months.  6 players have publicly announced that they have de-committed from the class since early October.  The cornerstone of that group, Knoxville Catholic’s Cade Mays, announced on November 7th that he was looking elsewhere, only 5 […]

What are the recruits thinking?

By Alex Norman “What does this mean for recruiting, Lane?” That was the line that will forever be connected to Tennessee football recruiting, after a media member yelled that at a fleeing Lane Kiffin the night he resigned in 2010, putting the Vols further down the road to mediocrity. Kiffin’s former assistant coach Ed Orgeron […]

Q&A with Farragut’s Jacob Warren

By Alex Norman From time to time we like to catch up with a newsmaker in East Tennessee.  This week we had a conversation with Farragut senior tight end Jacob Warren, who has been committed to Tennessee since late May.  Warren is hoping to be an early enrollee, and would matriculate to UT in January. […]

Vols at SEC Media Days

By Alex Norman It is the unofficial start of college football season… the return of SEC Media Days to the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama. It is a people-watching paradise, especially the hundreds of Alabama fans that converge on the small lobby of the hotel, standing around for hours just for a glimpse of their […]

The Future of Butch Jones at Tennessee

By Alex Norman Well, we are smack dab in the dog days of summer.  The Vols first football game is still more than 7 weeks away.  It’s brutal.  We are all stuck watching tennis or golf.  There is some soccer, but it isn’t the really good soccer. We have to do something to fill the […]

Missing Pat Summitt

By Alex Norman We don’t expect our heroes to be fallible. But unfortunately they are made of the same flesh and bone as the rest of us. Last week marked the one year anniversary of the death of Pat Summitt and Tennessee is not the same without her.  I’m not just talking about things that […]

Phillip Fulmer is back!

By Alex Norman Ok… not sure I am used to living in a world in which the University of Tennessee is making smart decisions that also play well in the court of public opinion with regards to athletics. But that’s where we are now. First, new Tennessee athletic director John Currie promoted former Vol Chris […]

Smashville Falls Two Wins Short

By Alex Norman There is no pain like the pain of a sports fan seeing their team fall just short of a championship. It makes no sense of course… why should we care so much about people we likely will never meet putting a basketball into an iron hoop or carrying a football over a […]

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