Monthly Archives: December 2011

New Years Eve Vol Stuff

An optimist stays up until midnight to see the New Year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.

Dooley taking a PR pounding by national press on Arnett transfer situation
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/blog/dr_saturday/post/Derek-Dooley-limits-Tennessee-WR-8217-s-transfe?urn=ncaaf-wp12231  

5 likely schools where Arnett may land
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1003317-deanthony-arnett-tennessee-transfer-the-5-most-likely-landing-sports  

2011 was a tough year for UT athletics
http://www.tonybasilio.com/index.php?page=tony  

Former Vol JP Smith begins 2012 pro tennis circuit in Australia
http://www.utsports.com/blog/2011/12/on-tour-smith-starts-2012-season-in-brisbane.html  

SEC is belle of the bowls
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20111231/COLUMNIST0202/312310025/David-Climer-SEC-belle-bowls?odyssey=nav|head  

Vol Stuff (12/30/11)

Vol commit Alton “Pig” Howard to play in AA game
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/recruiting/os-recruiting-tennessee-commit-alton-pig-howard-under-armour-20111228,0,6601786.story  

Vols football recruiting update, Vols have gotten a good QB out of Florida
http://www.tonybasilio.com/next_level_news_center.php?page=x_recruiting  

Arnett to leave Vols with limitations on schools
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/30/dooley-limiting-arnetts-options/?sportscollege  

DeAnthony Arnett makes his case in letter to the media
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1143361.html  

Vol football recruiting in review: DeAnthony Arnett
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/29/2667899/recruiting-in-review-deanthony-arnett  

Vols get a rare easy hoops win against Citadel
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/30/2669774/vols-show-yemi-power-cruise-past-the-citadel  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/122911aaa.html  

Mount Yemi erupts for Vols against Citadel
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1143515.html  

Which Vol seniors will NFL draft?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1002950-tennessee-vounteers-football-which-seniors-will-be-drafted  

Peyton Manning, Eric Berry & Kansas City, an NFL dream team for Vol fans
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/30/2669720/peyton-manning-eric-berry-and-kansas-city-a-tennessee-fans-dream  

SEC East gets a break with 2012 schedule
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35928/east-gets-a-pass-with-2012-schedule  

Vol Stuff (12/29/11)

Vols tip it up with the Citadel tonight at 7pm – SportSouth
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/122711aaf.html  

http://boxscorenews.com/bulldogs-volunteers-meet-for-fourth-time-in-program-history-p29731-68.htm  

Is Jarnell Stokes real value to Vols this season or down the road?
http://www.nooga.com/27775_is-stokes%E2%80%99-real-value-to-vols-this-season-or-down-the-road/  

Lady Vols wallop an ole rival 90-37
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/122811aab.html  

2012 Vols football schedule released
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122811aae.html  

8 wins doable for 2012 Vols
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/29/eight-wins-attainable-ut-target/?sports 

How did Vols come out overall on new SEC football schedule?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1000528-tennessee-vols-football-schedule-2012-officially-easier-than-2011  

DeAnthony Arnett looks to leave Knoxville to be closer to ailing parent
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/29/2667859/tennessee-wide-receiver-deanthony-arnett-requests-release  

2012 SEC schedule breakdown
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1142810.html  

UGA gets another break on 2012 conference schedule
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/29/2012-sec-football-schedule-shuffle/?sports  

Vol Stuff (12/28/11)

Lady Vols tip it up tonight with Old Dominion at 7pm/SportsSouth
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/122711aaa.html  

Will Vols 2012 football schedule be even tougher than 2011?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1000032-tennessee-vols-football-2012-schedule-even-tougher-than-2011  

Former Vols Scott Wells & Arian Foster make NFL Pro Bowl
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122711aaa.html  

Pitino sets date for his retirement from coaching
http://eye-on-college-basketball.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/26283066/34062375  

 

Vol Stuff (12/27/11)

Vols look ahead to Jarnell Stokes arrival
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/27/vols-look-ahead-to-stokes-arrival-acclimation-key/?sportscollege  

Vols in the NFL update
http://tennessee.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1310966  

While we wait, a little speculation on the 2012 SEC football schedule
http://www.mrsec.com/2011/12/care-for-a-little-last-minute-speculation-on-2012-sec-football-schedule/  

2011 SEC all-senior team
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35708/2011-all-sec-senior-team  

2011 SEC super seniors
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35706/2011-sec-super-seniors  

Ohio State case sets precedent for future program penalties
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/stewart_mandel/12/20/future.ncaa.penalties/index.html?sct=cf_wr_a3  

 

Vol Stuff (12/26/11)

Pat Summitt going through a brave, uncomfortable process
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/ann_killion/12/21/stanford.tennessee/index.html?sct=cb_wr_a2  

Impact of Stokes commitment, thoughts on Dooley & other miscellaneous Vol Stuff
http://www.tonybasilio.com/index.php?page=tony  

Vote for best of 2011 in UT athletics
http://www.utsports.com/genrel/122511aab.html  

Lady Vols Christmas memories (video)
http://www.wbir.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=1346859946001  

Vols in the NFL update
http://www.utsports.com/blog/2011/12/vols-in-nfl-update-1225.html  

Transferring early becoming an epidemic in college hoops
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/seth_davis/12/19/Khem.Birch/index.html?sct=cb_wr_a3  

SEC end of year accountability
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1142002.html  

Intensity waning with long wait for BCS title game
http://www.foxsportssouth.com/12/22/11/Intensity-waning-during-long-layoff-for-/landing_sec.html?blockID=631790&feedID=3648  

How to get a college scholarship if you’re an overlooked senior
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2011/12/24/how-to-get-a-college-scholarship-if-youre-an-overlooked-senior/?cxntfid=blogs_recruiting  

Christmas Day Vol Stuff

May the Blessings of Christmas be with you today and always.

Tennessee athletes help with toys for tots
http://www.utladyvols.com/genrel/122311aaa.html  

Old Vols rally to support Bud Ford
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

SEC schedule expected to be relased tomorrow
http://eye-on-college-football.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/24156338/34008244  

A SEC Christmas mailbag
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35634/sec-mailbag-but-it-is-a-rematch 

Ranking the 2011 rookie head coaches
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1142019.html  

Christmas Eve Vol Stuff

Vols squeak by ETSU
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/23/2658655/tennessee-66-etsu-63-through-the-fire-to-the-wire  

http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1141887.html  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/122311aab.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/24/vols-rally-past-bucs-with-golden-flurry/?sports  

5 ways Jarnell Stokes can help turn Vol hoops season around
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/995224-tennessee-basketball-5-reasons-jarnell-stokes-will-turn-vols-season-around  

Former Vol Tobias Harris gets an assist in Vols landing Jarnell Stokes
http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/rapid-reports/post/16576881  

Which players will the Vols miss most next fall?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/995103-tennessee-football-which-players-will-the-vols-miss-the-most

The 10 most important people to the Vols football program
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/991033-tennessee-volunteers-football-10-most-important-people-in-the-program  

Former Vol commitment Irmani Cross has no hard feelings
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2011/12/23/ex-tennessee-rb-commit-imani-cross-has-no-hard-feelings-against-derek-dooley-volunteers/  

Peeking at the 2012 SEC football schedule
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35615/peeking-at-the-2012-sec-schedule  

LSU is the SEC’s most valuable football program
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35632/lsu-is-the-secs-most-valuable-program  

LSU is #1 in Afghanistan too
http://eye-on-collegefootball.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/24156338/34005908  

Orange Bowl reverses plans for cigar sponsorship
http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/football/news?slug=ap-orangebowl-cigarsponsorship  

Vol Stuff (12/23/11)

Vols land #1 hoops prospect in Tennessee
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/22/2656457/jarnell-stokes-commits-to-tennessee  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/23/memphis-star-stokes-picks-ut/?sports  

Vols tip it up with ETSU tonight at 7pm
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/122211aaa.html  

Breaking down the Vols juco football recruiting
http://www.tonybasilio.com/next_level_news_center.php?page=x_recruiting  

Tennessee close to having 2012 football schedule finalized
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/23/secs-2012-football-schedule-not-ready-release/?sportscollege  

Vol football recruiting in review: Vol running back Devrin Young
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/22/2655256/recruiting-in-review-devrin-young  

Former Vol Tobias Harris ready for first NBA season
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/122211aab.html  

SEC juco football signees
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35541/sec-junior-college-signees  

Kellen Moore become first FBS QB to win 50 games
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/story/16565008/averagesized-moore-leaves-boise-state-as-biggest-winner-in-fbs  

Kiffin catches another break, QB Barkley to return for senior season
http://bruce-feldman.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/view/31626208  

Vol Stuff (12/22/11)

Vols sign juco defensive lineman
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122111aaa.html  

http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35530/sentimore-goes-from-tide-to-vols  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/22/vols-land-former-alabama-lineman/?sportscollege  

Vols football recruiting update
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/21/2651950/vols-salvage-sentimore  

Vol football recruiting in review: defensive tackle Allan Carson
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/21/2652170/recruiting-in-review-allan-carson  

Vol hoopsters visit UT medical center
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/122111aaa.html  

10 SEC players projected to go in first round of NFL draft
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35527/mcshay-has-10-sec-players-in-first-round  

Every college football team’s Christmas wish list
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1141285.html