Tony Awards: Penn State running back Tony Hunt and QB Anthony Morelli. We feared Hunt, and he did worse to us than we expected. We did not fear Morelli. And should have.
Worst play: Arian Foster, who fumbled away momentum, a touchdown opportunity, and perhaps the game, all in a single play. Link to a thousand words.
Best man: Arian Foster, who stayed longer than anyone else for post-game interviews to field all of the tough questions.
Best salting of a wound: Hunt, who said after racking up 158 rushing yards against UT for an Outback Bowl MVP performance,
Best New Year's Resolution: Defensive coordinator John Chavis, who said shortly after the loss to Penn State,
Worst idea: UT's linebackers, who, if what Penn State receiver Deon Butler says is true, were "talking trash to [Hunt] after tackling him eight yards down the field."
Best precognition: UT's LaMarcus Coker, who said he knew he would score on his touchdown run as soon as the team got to the line of scrimmage:
Worst best kept secret: LaMarcus Coker, who, despite gaining over seven yards per carry and getting the Vols' only TD of the game, spent most of his time either in the doghouse or on the bench. Maybe that's the same thing.
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