Shakedown. Breakdown.We busted: The Dooley Media Lunch Transcript


"I think two big points really stick out. One was a considerable amount of breakdowns as it relates to doing what you're supposed to do, doing your job the way you've been coached to do it and doing it the way you did it all week in practice. There were so many times out there where guys -- you all heard me use the term `rat trap.' Jimmy asked what does that mean. Well, we saw some rat-trapping going on where you do something a certain way Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and then you get out in the game and you do something completely different."

UT Receives Letter of Inquiry. Holds Presser


"The University of Tennessee will hold a press conference today at 3 p.m. to discuss the receipt of a letter of inquiry from the NCAA. Chancellor Jimmy Cheek, athletic director Mike Hamilton and men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl are expected to attend." [Ed. Consider this your comment thread, for anyone able to listen.]

5 keys to Vol Upset over Oregon


"There's not much reason, on paper, that this game should even be close. That, my friends, is why football games aren't played on paper. Football games are played in 100,000-seat sanctuarys with the vast majority of those seats being occupied by fanatics wearing odd-colored clothing and screaming at the top of their lungs. Football is played on a field with green grass (or field turf) with guys who have heart, talent, and a keen knowledge of the playbook." Be Sure to check out the rest