Tony Vitello: Changing the Narrative

Did you ever imagine Vols baseball talking over the Tennessee airwaves? Sure, football is the cash cow of Rocky Top, but for this 2021 spring, Tony Vitello and this baseball team have definitely made their mark. Tony Vitell has turned this program around and has gotten better every year: YEARRecordSEC RecordStandingPostseason201829–2712–18T–6th (East)201940–2114–163rd (East)NCAA Regional202015–20–0(East)Season canceled due … Continue reading Tony Vitello: Changing the Narrative

Rick Barnes Expectation vs. Reality

After Friday’s final horn sounded, what was your initial reaction? Were you mad? Surprised? Now, after letting it stew for some days, what are your thoughts? Still surprised? Disappointed?  Are you on the side of this being the biggest let down in Tennessee basketball history? Do you think Rick Barnes’ time at UT is coming … Continue reading Rick Barnes Expectation vs. Reality

Finding Fulkerson

Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena, once again, showed the two faces of Tennessee. Most of the first half, every shot Tennessee took looked hard. Not a lot of rhythm offensively, and just subpar defense. But who was the one that kept the Vols alive and was then the catalyst of the comeback? You guessed it, Fulky.  … Continue reading Finding Fulkerson

Tales of a New Degenerate Gambler

I never believed I would be the type of person who would be selling myself into truly believing my Super Bowl bet was going to hit, because  “They want it more”.  Yet, here Dillon and I were telling ourselves an hour before the game that the Bucs walked with more swagger from the locker room. … Continue reading Tales of a New Degenerate Gambler

How Did We Get From Extension to Hot Seat?

Seriously, in 3 weeks. How did people flip their Vol faith and fandom so quickly?  I shouldn’t even say it about only to the fans. It is some local, regional, and national media changing their minds in that little amount of time about their outlook on Pruitt.   Hang with me here. This isn’t an opinion … Continue reading How Did We Get From Extension to Hot Seat?

Johnny’s Major Keys to Beating Georgia

8 game winning streak, a dominant offensive line, a now healthy secondary, and one of the best hype videos you'll see  All this combined, equals a whole lot of optimism.  For all this optimism, there has to be some results so you can wake up on Sunday knowing there were no humans barking in celebration.Mike … Continue reading Johnny’s Major Keys to Beating Georgia

Johnny’s Major Keys

Sorry for the lack of a Vollhalla podcast folks. Mike and I will be back next week. This week wanted to fill the void with our Johnny’s Major Keys to the week. We’re going back and forth style on this one. (CHASE) Fans, chill out on the early call to replace JG. This first one … Continue reading Johnny’s Major Keys

The Loss the Vols Couldn’t Afford

Unless you are a part of either the Tennessee Volunteer or South Carolina Gamecock fan base, Saturday’s matchup was a TOUGH game to watch. For these 2 teams, this game was an absolute must win, if they even want to be considered on Selection Sunday.It will be especially brutal for Tennessee fans when they go … Continue reading The Loss the Vols Couldn’t Afford

Welcome Back Vols Basketball

Tennessee basketball, it’s great to have you back. We sure have missed you. Yes, the boys over on the gridiron have really improved throughout the season and are keeping Vol Nation intrigued, but it was nice to get back inside Thompson-Boling Arena.    This 2019-2020 Vols basketball team came in with many questions marks. And … Continue reading Welcome Back Vols Basketball