"The Vols have played 15 true freshmen in their first three games, which ranks third in the country in most true freshman played. It's important for the Vols' development that the line of communication between the coaches and players is open and that the players receive proper feedback regarding their performance, especially with their youth. "I'm just trying to be honest with them," Dooley said"
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Offensive line starters this week You will see three true freshmen, JaWuan James, James Stone and Zach Fulton. The other two starters will be two sophomores.James Bryant, qtd on VolNation
"College football teams from drier climates might have a secret advantage: Their opponents are all wet. College football betting markets show a statistically significant bias against home teams from arid regions who host teams from wetter environments, researchers from Kansas State University found." Rest at the link
Breaking News A.J. Johnson is a Vol, big pickup. [btw, he was choosing between UT and Florida]twitter.com/insidetennessee
WBIR Reporter Anthony Welsh's *unconfirmed* tweet that the Minnesota marching band will play Rocky Top when USC and Coach Kiffin slide into town this weekend. Did I mention this is *unconfirmed*? The simple thought that this might be true brings a smile to my face.
"On Saturday, before the University of Tennessee vs. Florida football game, remember the 19th annual Tim Kerin Memorial Drive. Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee, volunteers, staff and the students of the University of Tennessee Ministers Council will be collecting donations and distributing UT "Power Towels" for a suggested $5 donation. The orange-and-white Power Towels will be available outside of every gate at Neyland Stadium at 1:30 p.m., two hours before kickoff. "