Dormady Never Had a Chance

By Alex Norman Quinten Dormady came to Tennessee in the first week of January in 2015, an early enrollee from Boerne, Texas.  He was a 4-star recruit, considered to be one of the top 10 Pro Style quarterbacks in the nation. He had offers from Texas, TCU, Oklahoma State, and even Alabama.  But in the […]

Looking to 2018: The Tennessee Sports Scene

By Alex Norman Hello there!  Hope that you had a good new year’s.  I wish you all a happy and healthy 2018. I understand how busy everyone is these days.  Work, school, family… it can get really easy to miss out on some of the good stuff with regards to the Tennessee sports scene. So […]

The Return of Derek Dooley

By Alex Norman It was a typical Friday night in the Norman household.  The Smith’s came over for a rousing game of pinochle and we had the meal catered by Denny’s. Then it happened. Missouri announced that Derek Dooley was their new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Oh Lord take me now I’ve seen it […]

Alontae Taylor was a must get for Tennessee

By Alex Norman If you ever are bored at work, do yourself a favor at watch Alontae Taylor’s highlight tape.  It’s spectacular. What you see from the 4-star prospect from Coffee County Central HS is someone with breakaway speed, toughness and athleticism.  He’s the real deal, and soon will make some college very happy. Taylor […]

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 […]