Monthly Archives: January 2011

Vol Stuff (1/31/11)

Vol commitment AJ Johnson stays true to Vols
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/31/johnson-stays-true-to-ut/  

Vols currently 17th in Scout’s Top 25 recruiting classes
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1044185.html  

Chattanooga won’t be sending any local players to UT this year
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/31/no-local-players-heading-to-ut/  

Lady Vols pick up SEC win against Arkansas
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/013011aab.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/31/stricklen-lifts-tennessee-past-arkansas-72-53/  

Lady Vols roll over Ohio State in tennis
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-tennis/recaps/013011aad.html  

Vols strength of scheduled ranked 1st
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/587522-tennessee-first-nationally-in-mens-college-basketball-strength-of-schedule  

Tennessee frosh hoopsters hitting the freshman wall
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/31/1964813/tobias-harris-and-meighan-simmons-hitting-the-freshman-wall  

Vol hoops legend Mike Jackson address Tip Off Club
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/587526-mike-jacksons-big-orange-tipoff-club-address-floods-crowd-with-sweet-memories  

Bill Battle’s defining games (Marvin West)
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

2010 signing class was an instant hit in SEC
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/30/throughout-sec-10-class-instant-hit/  

Vol Stuff (1/30/11)

Lady Vols tip it up with Arkansas today @ 1pm, SEC network
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/012911aaa.html

Williams step up, Vols execute game plan & pick up big SEC road win in Oxford
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1043819.html

http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/29/1963537/tennessee-74-ole-miss-57-patience-and-poise

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/30/williams-paces-ut-road-win/

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/012911aaa.html

Vol fans turn out in Oxford & Vols reward them with tough play and win
http://tnfullcourtpress.wordpress.com/2011/01/30/road-win/

Lady Vols not ready for a national title yet
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/28/1961843/tennessee-lady-vols-not-yet-ready-for-a-national-title

Vols shutout Clemson 7-0 in tennis
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/recaps/012911aab.html

Dooley tries to keep top in-state talent home
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/30/vols-try-to-hold-states-top-talent/

Vols 2011 signing day class preview
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/28/1960551/national-signing-day-preview-tennessees-2011-recruiting-class

Ranking the Vol football coaches
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/583220-tennessee-volunteer-football-power-ranking-all-the-coaches-in-school-history

SEC hoops power poll
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/30/1963773/sec-basketball-power-poll-week-4-ballot

Former Ole Miss hoopster Sean Tuohy can still dish
http://www.secdigitalnetwork.com/SECNation/SECTraditions/tabid/1073/Article/219710/tuohy-can-still-dish.aspx

 

Vol Stuff (1/29/11)

Vols tip it up in Oxford today @ 4pm/SEC network
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/0129mbbpreview.html

Vol hoopsters hit the road again
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1043477.html

Ole Miss tough road trip for Vols
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/29/vols-seek-difficult-road-win/

Practice makes perfect for Vol hoopsters
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1043626.html

Vol Justin Hunter sets freshman record at Penn Relays
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-track/recaps/012811aab.html

Vols roll over SDSU in tennis
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/recaps/012811aab.html

2011 SEC football predictions’
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1042593.html

SEC East recruiting needs
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19462/sec-recruiting-needs-eastern-division

SEC West recruiting needs
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19452/sec-recruiting-needs-western-division

Head to the deeps south for the elite defensive lineman prospects
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/andy_staples/01/28/elite-defensive-linemen/index.html

Very few 5 star recruits make into today’s Senior Bowl
http://collegefootball.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1181313

UGA commitment Ray Drew calls out Vol prospect Antonio Richardson to join him on “dream team”
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2011/01/28/its-relevation-day-for-rev-ray-drew-jr-licensed-minister5-star-defensive-end/?cxntfid=blogs_recruiting

Vol Stuff (1/28/11)

Vol fans need to relax, Dooley & staff know what they’re doing in recruiting
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1043207.html  

Vols recruiting news
http://www.tonybasilio.com/next_level_news_center.php?page=x_recruiting  

Top 25 juco prospects, Vols could get 4
http://footballrecruiting.247sports.com/Article/Top-25-junior-college-JUCO-players-in-the-country-by-247Sports-12995?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter  

The twist & turns of Vol prospect Tim Jernigan recruitment
http://eye-on-recruiting.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/26895818/27273822  

Lady Vols comeback in 2nd half to beat Mississippi State
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/012711aaa.html  

Pearl’s message carried out, will the Vols forget again?
http://tnfullcourtpress.wordpress.com/  

Rebels will be a test for Vols
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/28/rebels-a-better-ut-test/  

Vols host weekend tennis tourney
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/spec-rel/012711aaa.html  

Top 10 most improved 2010 SEC players
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19429/the-secs-most-improved-players-in-2010 

SEC players returning from injuries in 2011
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19444/sec-players-returning-from-injury  

What SEC schools make and spend on football
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19440/whos-making-money-in-the-sec  

Rivals says their star ratings are important, go to great length to make their case
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/blog/dr_saturday/post/Star-Power-Recruiting-gurus-All-American-track?urn=ncaaf-311830  

Facebook turns into nightmare for recruit
http://www.ajc.com/sports/facebook-turns-recruiting-experience-817886.html  

USC transfer’s Dad doesn’t believe Kiffin gave son a fair shot
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2011/01/28/former-atlanta-falcons-star-says-son-didnt-get-fair-chance-under-lane-kiffin-at-usc-supports-transfer/  

Vol Stuff (1/27/11)

Lady Vols host Mississippi State tonight at 7pm
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/0127wbbpreview.html

Vols defend home court, pick up SEC win over LSU
http://utdailybeacon.com/sports/2011/jan/27/hopson-bounces-back-leads-vols-rout/

http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/26/1958626/tennessee-75-lsu-53-what-good-teams-do

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/012611aaa.html

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/27/aggressive-effort-hopson-leads-ut-over-lsu/

Vols burn LSU zone
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1043131.html

Hopson responds to calling out by Pearl
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/27/pearls-ire-motivates-hopson/

Chavanne & Renfroe named to pre-season all-SEC team
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-softbl/spec-rel/012611aab.html

Maryville kicker Zach Sharp & Vols try to find middle ground
http://tennessee.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1181254

Vol prospect Byron Moore to make announcement Monday night
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1042947.html

Big recruiting prospects still deciding
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19409/big-recruiting-prizes-still-out-there

Former Vol Jackie Walker blazed a trail through SEC
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110127/SPORTS11/101270362/Former-Tennessee-linebacker-blazed-path-through-SEC?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports%20Tennessee%20Volunteers

Former Vols featured in Super Bowl and Pro Bowl
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/012511aab.html

MLB Vols – Chris Kemp
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/012611aaa.html

Package recruiting deals are not unusual
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2011/01/27/package-deals-and-elite-prospects-isaiah-crowell-stephon-tuitt-darick-rogers-others/?cxntfid=blogs_recruiting

Facebook’s impact on college recruiting
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/andy_staples/01/26/facebook-recruiting-johnson/index.html

 

Vol Stuff (1/26/11)

Vols must defend their home court tonight against LSU
http://utdailybeacon.com/sports/2011/jan/26/vols-facing-must-win-game/  

Pearl draws the line, demands toughness from Vols
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/26/pearl-wants-toughness/ 

Tigers eyeing big road win tonight against Vols
http://utdailybeacon.com/sports/2011/jan/26/tigers-eyeing-key-sec-road-victory/  

247’s Vol commitments listing, defensive tackle Maurice Couch upgraded to 5 star rating
http://tennessee.247sports.com/Recruit/Index/2011/Football/Commits 

Vols top positional signing day needs
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/584309-tennessee-football-recruiting-top-positional-needs-for-2011  

Lady Vols developing post depth
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/25/1953624/kelley-cain-vicki-baugh-alyssia-brewer-and-tennessees-post-play  

Lady Vol Shekinna Stricklen improving all-round game
http://utdailybeacon.com/sports/2011/jan/26/balanced-stricklen-improving-game/  

Lady Vol Glory Johnson backed by a close family
http://utdailybeacon.com/sports/2011/jan/26/johnson-backed-close-family/  

Lady Vols picked to win SEC East in softball
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-softbl/spec-rel/012511aad.html  

Lady Vols start softball season ranked 4th
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-softbl/spec-rel/012511aaa.html  

Nick Reveiz fights NFL odds
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110126/SPORTS0601/101260344/Reveiz-fights-NFL-odds?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports Tennessee Volunteers  

Who’ll be back on defense in the SEC East
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19375/whos-back-on-defense-in-the-east  

Who’ll be back on defense in the SEC West
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19371/whos-back-on-defense-in-the-west  

Looks like Bama will own SEC recruiting title again
http://ncaafootball.fanhouse.com/2011/01/24/nick-saban-has-alabama-atop-sec-recruiting-race-again/?ncid=txtlnkusspor00000002  

Oversigning continues to be a problem for college football
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/andy_staples/01/24/oversigning/  

Conferences rake in a record $170 million from bowl games
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/news?slug=ap-collegefootball-revenue  

Which former Vols will wear a Super Bowl champion’s ring?
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/012511aab.html  

Vote for Peyton Manning as favorite SEC NFL Super Bowl MVP (go to lower right side of SEC sports home page to vote)
http://www.secdigitalnetwork.com/SECSports/Home.aspx  

Herschell Walker thinks he can be the George Foreman of the NFL
http://www.ajc.com/sports/atlanta-falcons/herschel-set-for-second-814615.html  

Kiffin skirting recruiting sanctions, on verge of another Top 5 signing class
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/stewart_mandel/01/24/usc.recruiting/index.html  

Vol Stuff (1/25/11)

Vols picked to repeat as SEC tennis champs
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/spec-rel/012411aaa.html  

Vols pick up another quality running back for 2011 signing class
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/582088-marlin-lane-commits-to-tennessee-vols-get-in-fast-lane-with-4-star-running-back  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/25/lane-gives-ut-needed-speed-back/  

http://www.volnation.com/2011/01/24/marlin-lane-becomes-tennessees-23rd-commit/  

http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1042360.html  

Vols recruiting news
http://www.tonybasilio.com/next_level_news_center.php?page=x_recruiting  

http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1041114.html  

Vols offensive depth chart by class
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/24/1952778/national-signing-day-preview-tennessees-offensive-depth-chart-by-class  

Vols defensive depth chart by class
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/25/1954865/national-signing-day-preview-tennessees-defensive-depth-chart-by-class  

Lady Vol Stricklen named Lady Vol Athlete of the Week
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/012411aab.html  

Vol hoopsters focus on what’s in front of them
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/25/reverse-steps/  

No NCAA foul by Woolridge regarding video activity
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/25/ut-denies-woolridge-committed-a-violation/  

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/basketball/ncaa/01/24/tennessee.basketball.investigation.ap/index.html  

20 former SEC players in Super Bowl led by 5 former Vols
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19319/sec-players-in-the-super-bowl  

Mark Fox making quick and noticeable impact as UGA hoops coach
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/25/georgia-selling-out-for-basketball/  

Vol Stuff (1/24/11)

Lady Vols hold off Auburn for SEC road win
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/23/1951997/tennessee-lady-vols-spot-auburn-their-entire-offense-and-win-73-53

http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/012311aaa.html

Lady Vols open up tennis season with win over Illinois
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-tennis/recaps/012311aaa.html

Vol commitment Tom Smith ready to begin Tennessee career
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/24/tom-smith-ready-make-mark-in-vols-backfield/

Video interview with Vol RB commitment Tom Smith
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1041958.html

Random thoughts on recruiting (Marvin West)
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx

Vols prep for return to SEC battles minus Pearl and McRae
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/24/vols-return-to-sec-absent-pearl-mcrae/

SEC post season dominance killing cyclical theory of college football
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/stewart_mandel/01/11/wednesday.bag/index.html

NFL labor dispute clouds future of upcoming NFL draft picks
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110124/SPORTS01/101240343/2165/SPORTS0601/Potential-NFL-labor-dispute-clouds-future-draft-picks

Vol Stuff (1/23/11)

Lady Vols tip it up today with Auburn @ 3pm/CSS
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/0123wbbpreview.html

Inconsistent play bites Vols again, go down at UConn
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/012211aaa.html

http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1041719.html

http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/basketball/recap?gid=201101220129

If consistency leads to greatness, Vols still searching for it
http://tnfullcourtpress.wordpress.com/2011/01/23/consistency-is-greatness/

Vols go-to players fade in the clutch against UConn
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/22/1950489/uconn-72-tennessee-61-stars-fade

Vols lack energy and execution down the stretch
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/23/just-a-lost-game-or-much-more-for-vols/

No happy ending for Pearl’s one game return
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/andy_glockner/01/22/uconn.vols.insider/index.html

Vols stocking up on secondary recruits
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/23/vols-get-two-more-for-secondary/

Lady Vols open up tennis season today at Illinois
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-tennis/spec-rel/012211aaa.html

SEC hoops power poll
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/1/23/1950898/sec-basketball-power-poll-week-3-ballot

Vol Stuff (1/22/11)

Vols-UConn tip it up today @ 2pm – CBS
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/0122mbbpreview.html

He’s back, Bruce on the bench today for Vols at UConn
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/579687-tennessee-basketball-hes-back-bruce-pearl-back-on-track-for-uconn-showdown

Vols Coach Pancratz analyses UConn matchup
http://tnfullcourtpress.wordpress.com/2011/01/21/uconn-headline/

Vols game plan for UConn scorer
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jan/22/walker-a-worry-for-ut/

Can Vols pull off another road upset?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/581311-tennessee-volunteers-will-upset-kemba-walker-and-the-uconn-huskies-in-hartford

Vol hoopsters cutting it close
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1041556.html

Rivals team recruiting rankings
http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1179343

Vols shut out ETSU to start tennis season
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/recaps/012111aab.html

SEC offseason to-do list
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/19279/sec-offseason-to-do-list

Calipari thinks Cats just aren’t mentally tough, sound familar?
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/basketball/news;_ylt=AjyFK5gA39B_apRYEKekjFnevbYF?slug=jn-sec012111

The Cam Newton affair still stinks
http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/columns/story?columnist=wojciechowski_gene&page=wojciechowski/110121&sportCat=ncf