Monthly Archives: July 2011

Vol Stuff (7/28/11)

Mike Jackson & Bernard King, Vol teammates remain life long friends
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110728/SPORTS0601/307280068/Ex-Stratford-star-befriends-UT-royalty?odyssey=tab|topnews|img|Sports%20Tennessee%20Volunteers  

What is a fair expectation for Vol QB Tyler Bray this fall?
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/7/28/2298481/10-questions-for-2011-2-what-is-a-fair-expectation-of-tyler-bray  

Big questions about 2011 Vol defense
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/28/defense-concern-tennessee-2011/?sports 

Derek Dooley’s day at ESPN
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/072611aab.html   

Tennessee considers some of NCAA allegations as secondary violations
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/basketball/news?slug=ap-ncaa-tennessee  

Movers & shakers in 2012 college football recruiting
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1089747.html 

Another coach bites the dust, this time it’s Davis at UNC
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/andy_staples/07/27/butch.davis/index.html?sct=cf_t11_a2  

Vol Stuff (7/27/11)

Vol football making strides under Dooley
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1088910.html  

Can Vols make some sacks this fall with young defensive line?
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/7/26/2293797/10-questions-for-2011-3-are-there-any-good-potatoes-in-the-sack-this

5 Vols agree to NFL deals
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/072611aaa.html    

Vol AD search hits a dead end in Baton Rouge
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/27/lsus-alleva-says-no-ut/?sportscollege  

UT officials defend handling of Pearl’s firing
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/basketball/ncaa/07/25/pearl.tennessee.ap/index.html?sct=cb_t2_a8  

Benefit of the doubt for Pearl goes poof
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/7/25/2291992/pearls-benefit-of-the-doubt-goes-poof  

Kiffin receives NCAA charge instead of Tennessee
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/26/ut-lists-staffs-efforts/?sportscollege  

Searching for star QB’s in the SEC
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/stewart_mandel/07/20/sec-quarterbacks/index.html?sct=cf_bf2_a3  

Pay for play noise continues for NCAA athletics
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/michael_rosenberg/07/25/ncaa.pay/index.html?sct=cf_t11_a1  

Vol Stuff (7/25/11)

Almost time for Vol football to switch from talk to action
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

Dooley reflects on his first 18 months
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1088910.html  

6 best Vol freshmen ever
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/776819-tennessee-football-tyler-bray-and-the-6-best-freshmen-in-program-history  

Vols almost make it through the summer without an arrest…almost
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/25/vols-lb-johnson-arrested/?sportscollege  

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/football/ncaa/07/24/tennessee.arrest.ap/index.html?sct=cf_t2_a5  

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/6798605/austin-johnson-tennessee-volunteers-arrested-public-intoxication  

Will the Vols 2 year self-imposed sanction be enough?
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/7/23/2289918/tennessees-self-imposed-two-year-probation-are-we-there-yet  

Dooley to appear on ESPN
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/072411aaa.html  

7 Vol games this fall that have blowout potential
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/777486-tennessee-football-2011-7-games-with-blowout-potential  

Lady Vol Brynn Boren having a good summer on the USTA tourney circuit
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-tennis/spec-rel/072311aaa.html  

Former Vol JP Smith off to a good start on pro tennis circuit
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/spec-rel/072411aaa.html  

The SEC should clean up the SEC, not the NCAA
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110725/COLUMNIST0202/307250022/David-Climer-Commissioner-should-clean-up-SEC-not-NCAA?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports    
  
Former Vol and current TV commentator Charles Davis weight in his thoughts on fixing college football
http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/story/Should-college-football-players-be-paid-072411  

Spurrier talks Vols and football to Chattanooga audience
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/25/spurrier-hasnt-lost-his-dagger-for-big-orange/?sportsColumns  

CFN’s 40 pre-season questions about college football
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1088756.html  

Vol Stuff (7/23/11)

Poole and the Jacksons represent Vols on all-SEC pre-season team
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/072211aaa.html  

Vols pick up local commitment from Knox Central
http://tennessee.scout.com/a.z?s=7&p=8&c=1&nid=5552447  

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/football/recruiting/player-Cody-Blanc-117772  

Vols pick up Georgia wide receiver commitment
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2011/07/22/wr-keithon-redding-commits-to-tennessee-volunteers/?cxntfid=blogs_recruiting 

http://tennessee.scout.com/a.z?s=7&p=8&c=1&nid=5319195  

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/football/recruiting/player-Keithon-Redding-124681  
 
Tennessee imposes 2 year self-probation on athletics program
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/football/ncaa/07/22/probation-vols.ap/index.html?sct=cf_t2_a4  

Incoming Lady vols continue to lead USA hoops team
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/072211aac.html  

Lady Vol Kamiko Williams has knee surgery
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/072211aaa.html  

Lady Vol Rohrback wins amateur golf title
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-golf/spec-rel/072211aab.html  

Vols complete Habitat project
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/072211aaf.html  

A closer look at SEC picks and all-SEC team
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/25035/a-closer-look-at-sec-picks-all-sec-team  

Newton mess not over for Auburn & Chizik isn’t happy
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/22/newton-saga-not-finished-and-chizik-showing/?sportsColumns  

SC & Bama picked by media to meet for SEC title
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/news?slug=ap-secpredictions  

Is Nick Saban scary?
http://blogs.ajc.com/mark-bradley-blog/2011/07/22/why-is-bama-so-feared-because-its-coach-scares-us-to-death/?cxntfid=blogs_mark_bradley_blog  

Slive isn’t going away but will NCAA listen to him?
http://www.cbssports.com/#!/collegefootball/story/15342983/speech-wont-be-last-you-hear-on-slives-proposals  

Vol Stuff (7/22/11)

Vols pick up a defensive lineman commitment from Ohio
http://tennessee.scout.com/a.z?s=7&p=8&c=1&nid=4716018  

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/football/recruiting/player-LaTroy-Lewis-105271  

Vols pick up a linebacker commitment from Lousiana
http://tennessee.scout.com/a.z?s=7&p=8&c=1&nid=5390818  

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/football/recruiting/player-Otha-Peters-125603  

Dooley & Vols take center stage at SEC media days
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/072111aaf.html  

Dooley has team focused on improving to compete for championships
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/22/dooley-has-team-focused-on-expectations/?sports  

The rebuilding job continues for Dooley & Vols
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110722/SPORTS0601/307220071/Dooley-continues-Vols-rebuilding?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports     

Vols take aim at SEC East title
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/24986/vols-eye-eastern-division-championship  

Dooley addresses the inequality in college football
http://brett-mcmurphy.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/29532522/30772690  

Predictions for 2011 Vols
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/775159-2011-tennessee-vols-college-football-predictions  

AD search is no picnic for Tennessee
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110722/COLUMNIST0202/307220053/David-Climer-AD-search-has-been-no-picnic-UT?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports    
  
Vol football fans offer advice to coaching staff
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/772696-tennessee-football-vol-fans-offer-advice-to-coaching-staff  

Incoming Lady Vol players make an impact on USA team
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/072111aab.html  

Vol history lesson, the broom that made Tom Boerwinkle a NBA player
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/072111aab.html  

CFN preview – LSU
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1088335.html  

UGA to wear combat unis in kickoff game against Boise State
http://www.ajc.com/sports/uga/sec-notebook-richt-uses-1033667.html  

LSU to brand it’s own beer
http://eye-on-collegefootball.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/24156338/30769991 

Gators to go 0 for October?
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1087804.html  

SEC’s Slive is never passive
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/21/wiedmer-secs-slive-is-never-passive/?sportsColumns   

Vol Stuff (7/21/11)

Vols pick up a quarterback commitment
http://tennessee.scout.com/a.z?s=7&p=8&c=1&nid=4793577  

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/football/recruiting/player-Nathan-Peterman-115665

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/21/tennessee-adds-two-more-verbal-commitments/?sportscollege

Tennessee announces start time & PPV option for Montana game
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/072011aac.html  

UT athletes complete banner year in the classroom
http://www.utladyvols.com/genrel/072011aaa.html  

Vols top 10 comeback wins over past 20 years
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/7/20/2283872/top-10-tennessee-comebacks-since-1990  

The SEC’s most underrated players
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/24860/who-are-the-secs-most-underrated-players  

Things are going good for Spurrier in Columbia
http://www.ajc.com/sports/uga/steve-spurrier-has-gamecocks-1030956.html  

Zook left Meyer a better program than Meyer has left Muschamp at Florida
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/gators/os-bianchi-sec-media-days-noflorida-b20110720,0,4414820.column  

How hot is Mark Richt’s seat at UGA?
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/24854/take-two-mark-richts-job-future  

Will NCAA listen to SEC commish Mike Slive on proposed changes to college athletics?
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/andy_staples/07/20/mike.slive/index.html?sct=cf_t11_a1  

CFN preview – Vandy
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1088066.html  

Vol Stuff (7/20/11)

Tennessee struggling to sell seats in Neyland
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20110720/SPORTS0601/307200126/David-Climer-Vols-face-growing-gap-Neyland-Stadium-crowd?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports

5 players that must step up this fall for Vols
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/772936-tennessee-volunteer-football-5-players-need-to-step-their-game-up-for-2011  

Q&A with Vol Malik Jackson
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/071911aaa.html  

Vols get a running back commitment from Ohio
http://tennessee.scout.com/a.z?s=7&p=8&c=1&nid=4994830  

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/football/recruiting/player-Alden-Hill-119004  

The 7 best Vol victories in past 7 years
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/772265-tennessee-football-the-7-best-victories-of-the-last-7-years  

Catching up on the knee rehab with Lady Vol Kamiko Williams
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/071911aab.html  

Analyzing the coaches pre-season all-conference team
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1087734.html  
  
SEC media days kicks off this afternoon
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/20/time-for-talk-in-sec/?sportscollege  

SEC media days schedule
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/24815/sec-media-days-schedule-2  

SEC media days preview
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/24808/previewing-the-sec-media-days  

SEC media days player representatives
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1087498.html  

Bruce Pearl provides a lesson for college coaches
http://www.cbssports.com/#!/collegebasketball/story/15334057/one-lesson-for-coaches-this-summer-speak-the-truth  

SEC commish Slive believes change is coming to NCAA
http://www.cbssports.com/#!/collegefootball/story/15334179/sec-commish-slive-senses-that-ncaa-change-is-coming  

LSU gets 1 year probation for recruiting violations
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/football/ncaa/07/19/lsu-ncaa-violations.ap/index.html?sct=cf_t2_a3  

CFN preview – Ole Miss
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1087777.html  

College football starts to crank up for fall
http://www.cbssports.com/#!/collegefootball/story/15333929/real-football-talk-returns-as-media-days-bring-relief 

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/6783029/college-football-media-days-usher-2011-season  

Vol Stuff (7/19/11)

Busy recruiting Monday for Vols with 2 new verbals
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/19/drae-bowles-justin-king-commit-join-tennessee-vols/?sportscollege  

Atlanta linebacker Justin King commits to Vols
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2011/07/19/lb-justin-king-commits-to-tennessee-volunteers-over-virginia-ucf-and-cincinnati/?cxntfid=blogs_recruiting  

Memphis hoops coach Pastner would like to drop Tennessee from schedule
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/7/18/2281942/josh-pastner-takes-after-john-calipari-memphis-still-doesnt-want-to  

5 SEC questions going into media days
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/19/5-sec-questions/?sportscollege  

Q&A with Vol tailback Tauren Poole
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/071811aaa.html  

Picking the SEC champion at media days
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/24756/picking-the-sec-champion-at-media-days  

CFN preview – Georgia
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1087192.html  

NCAA takes the gloves off
http://www.cbssports.com/#!/collegefootball/story/15330179/ads-consider-this-a-warning-ncaa-isnt-playing-nice-anymore  

Tough year for college football but fans still love it
http://blogs.ajc.com/mark-bradley-blog/2011/07/18/ok-so-we-love-college-football-but-why-do-we-still-love-it/?cxntfid=blogs_mark_bradley_blog  

 

Vol Stuff (7/18/11)

How good will the run game be this fall for Vols?
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/7/18/2280041/10-questions-for-2011-4-how-important-is-the-run-game  

Vol recruiting news
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/768838-tennessee-football-recruiting-top-5-most-likely-recruits-for-2012  

http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1087173.html  

Vol football facility changes on The Hill
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1087246.html  

8 stretch predictions for 2011 Vols
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/769302-tennessee-football-2011-9-bold-predictions-for-2011  

Lady vol Natalie Pluskota wins a Futures Tour doubles title
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-tennis/spec-rel/071711aab.html  

It’s football reunion time in Tennessee
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

 

Vol Stuff (7/17/11)

Q&A with Vol QB Justin Worley
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/768608-tennessees-justin-worley-talks-to-br-gatorade-and-sports-science-in-hollywood  

Dooley anxious to hit the practice field
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/17/dooley-eager-run-ut-practice/?sports 

Match up analysis – Tennessee versus Cincinnati
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1087000.html  

3 irreplaceble SEC players
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/jul/17/sec-1-2-3-irreplaceable-players-2011/?sportscollege  

Vols place 3 on the Rivals top 100 recruits of the last 10 years
http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1240926  

Ex-UGA coach Donnan accused in financial ponzi scheme
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/football/ncaa/07/16/donnan.accused.ap/index.html?sct=cf_t2_a5  

Info bytes on critical July college hoops recruiting month
http://www.cbssports.com/#!/collegebasketball/story/15322312/five-for-the-weekend-july-evaluation-period-educational-exhausting  

College hoops coaches divided on how to fix broken recruiting system
http://www.cbssports.com/#!/collegebasketball/story/15317368/coaches-divided-on-how-to-fix-broken-recruiting-system  

Should the NBA chance it’s draft rules
http://collegebasketball.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1241051