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Power Rankings: SEC Assistant Coaches
The next great head coach could be coaching your team this year. Here are the top eight assistant coaches in the SEC – some will take head-coaching jobs in the future and some will not.
Published August 2, 2011 - 6:31am
Tennessee Football: State of the Program
As Head Coach Derek Dooley prepares his Tennessee Volunteers for the upcoming 2011 football season, fans across the state are optimistic to say the least, as well they should be. As with the start of any new season and most any team, it’s the start of something fresh and new, and furthermore everyone has the same identical record, 0 and 0. Here’s a look at the state of the Tennessee football program with just under 100 days, 92 to be exact, until kick-off this fall.
Published June 1, 2011 - 3:34pm
Don’t Sleep On the Couch – The 411 On Tennessee’s Maurice Couch
A day after a powerful storm left a path of destruction from the Great Midwest to the heart of the Southeast, I had an chance to speak with another powerhouse soon to be heading south from Kansas in the person of Tennessee signee, Maurice Couch. The 6’2″ 295 pound monstrous defensive tackle, known by many simply …
Published April 10, 2011 - 4:43pm
Neyland’s Maxims – WWND as Vols Enter Spring Practice?
Spring practice for Derek Dooley’s Tennessee Volunteers begins in less than a week on March 22nd and for the first time in three years, the head coach and the majority of his staff from the previous season is still around for the annual spring drills. With the uncertainty of a new …
Published March 17, 2011 - 12:04pm
Fixing The Rocky Top Hangover Part 2: The Defense
Just days after the BCS National Championship the old saying “defense wins championships” could not ring any louder, and those with memories of the 1999 Tennessee squad will concur. In this modern era of high flying offenses, where it was almost certain the national champion would hang 40 plus on the loser, Monday night’s title game was a refreshing reminder of where big games are won. So how far does Tennessee really have to climb to regain the mystique of years past? It may surprise you.
Published January 19, 2011 - 12:28pm
Attrition Strikes On Rocky Top
Multiple sources are confirming that Tennessee Strength and Conditioning Coach Bennie Wiley is leaving Rocky Top for Texas. A story with no public confirmation from either institution seems set to officially break in the next 24 hours. The move will vacate a position on Tennessee’s staff that has been an …
Published January 6, 2011 - 10:53pm
Rocky Top Preview – Why 2011 Will Be Much Better
Although 2010 ended on a Music City sour note with a Baton Rouge flashback (except this time an additional play was granted for the opponent’s infraction), things on Rocky Top are looking up for Vol football fans. Here are the top 8 reasons why the Big Orange will be better …
Published January 3, 2011 - 6:09am
Should Justin Wilcox Leave For Texas – Hello Al Wilson
Justin Wilcox has been rumored to possibly be Texas’ top defensive coordinator choice. If Wilcox were to leave Tennessee, Derek Dooley needs to bring back a former legend that doned the Big Orange back in the late 90′s – Al Wilson.
Published December 22, 2010 - 6:00am
Texas Looking At Tennessee’s Defensive Coordinator Justin Wilcox
Tennessee defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox is rumored to be the latest target in Texas’ search for a new defensive coordinator. Obviously, rumors are swirling that Wilcox has an offer in hand; however, that has not been confirmed. Wilcox has a three year contract that pays him $600,000 per year at …
Published December 20, 2010 - 10:32am
Masoli Status Still Unknown
Jeremiah Masoli’s status is still unknown for this weekend’s game against Tennessee. He suffered a concussion in his last game. If Masoli is a no-go, backup quarterback Nathan Stanley will start for the Rebels. Tennessee defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox said the Vols have two different game plans – one for …
Published November 12, 2010 - 9:18am