The Tennessee faithful are apparently not the only ones feeling nostalgic and dreaming of a repeat of 1998, as CBS Sports college football analyst Brian Jones recently picked the Vols to once again beat Florida State inΒ the national title game.

Jones also picked Tennessee to beat Michigan in the national semifinal to advance to the title game:

As weΒ barrel into the new season, the Tennessee hype train seems to have no brakes installed and with the season kicking off this week, the train rolls on full steam ahead. Now we get to find out if it will stay on track or quickly derail with a national showcase game against Virginia Tech Week 2 at the Battle At Bristol followed by the SEC opener at home against Florida in Week 4.

The time for talk is over, now it’s up to Tennessee to prove it on the field once and for all.