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

OPINION: The Vols can’t afford to hit the reset button again

All of Vol nation is rightfully upset with the results of this season. 3-7 with all 7 losses by double digits is completely unacceptable at the University of Tennessee. Staff changes need to be made, but pulling the plug on Pruitt has the potential to be a huge mistake. In fact the only way it’s … Continue reading OPINION: The Vols can’t afford to hit the reset button again

How do the Vols turn their season around?

In recent years, It’s not uncommon that a Tennessee Football team comes up short of their expectations. Through 2.5 games it seemed the Vols might be turning that corner. Then they forgot to come out of the locker room. After a third straight embarrassing loss, there’s a lot to fix. First things first, Bench JG. … Continue reading How do the Vols turn their season around?

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?

For The Last Time: Bench Him!

Coming into this season, many of us believed Tennessee was “just a QB away” from competing for a trip to Atlanta. That could still be the case, but the only way to find out is benching Jarrett Guarantano permanently. Let’s get this out of the way: QB play was not the only (and maybe not … Continue reading For The Last Time: Bench Him!

Opinion: Jeremy Pruitt is just Butch Jones without a chart

Tennessee Football is 15-14 with multiple inexcusable home losses in Jeremy Pruitt’s first 2+ seasons as head coach. In comparison, Butch Jones was 14-15 with only 1 inexcusable home loss through 29 games.  And honestly considering the schedules, Butch probably would’ve beat both BYU and Georgia State, but lost to Auburn. Both coaches talked the … Continue reading Opinion: Jeremy Pruitt is just Butch Jones without a chart

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

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

Vols Y’all

Your weekly update for all things Orange: The Volunteers are experiencing a great deal of turnover within their coaching staff this offseason David Johnson, Chris Rumph, Tracy Rocker, Kevin Sherrer and Drew Hughes are all departing the program looking for greener pastures. Whether they were encouraged to search for other opportunities or left on their … Continue reading Vols Y’all