Monthly Archives: December 2011

Vol Stuff (12/21/11)

ESPN 2011 report card on Tennessee football
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35441/season-report-card-tennessee  

Vol QB commitment Nathan Peterman named Florida’s 6A player of the year
http://www.1stcoastgridiron.com/  

10 presents that Vol football fans hope to find under the tree
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/991718-tennessee-football-10-presents-the-vols-hope-to-find-under-the-tree  

Vols late comeback results in much needed win
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/20/2650963/tennessee-72-unc-asheville-68-lessons-learned-the-right-way  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/122011aaa.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/21/tatum-woolridge-lead-vols-over-unca/?sports  

Lady Vols thumped at Stanford
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/122111aaa.html  

5 college football coaches on the rise and 5 in trouble
http://aol.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football/story/2011-12-17/five-coaches-on-the-rise-five-in-trouble  

UGA’s Richt the world’s greatest boss?
http://blogs.ajc.com/mark-bradley-blog/2011/12/20/its-official-ugas-mark-richt-is-the-worlds-greatest-boss/?cxntfid=blogs_mark_bradley_blog  

http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35476/the-audacity-of-mark-richt  

LSU’s Miles named AP coach of the year
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/football/ncaa/12/20/les-miles-ap-coach-of-year.ap/index.html?sct=cf_t2_a8  

Vol Stuff (12/20/11)

Lady Vols tip it up with Stanford tonight at 10pm
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/121911aad.html  

Vols tip it up with UNC-Asheville tonight at 7pm
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/121911aag.html  

Vol’s Golden to play with broken nose
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1140420.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/20/trae-golden-to-play-has-broken-nose/?sportscollege  

Vol recruiting in review; running back Tom Smith
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/19/2646705/recruiting-in-review-tom-smith  

UT’s fall student athlete grad list
http://www.utsports.com/genrel/121911aaa.html  

SEC underclassmen pondering jump to NFL
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35341/sec-players-pondering-a-jump-to-nfl  

SC’s defensive coordinator Johnson named head coach at Southern Miss
http://eye-on-collegefootball.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/24156338/33966256  

Craig James leaves ESPN to run for senate
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1140594.html  

College football playoff equals field of dreams
http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/story/schrager-college-football-playoff-system-would-be-nice-121811  

Vol Stuff (12/19/11)

Chad Clifton, a Vol for Life
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

Vol hoopsters go as point guard Trae Golden goes
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1140061.html  

Maintaining patience and paying the dues in SEC football
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/19/2645831/on-patience-paying-dues-in-the-sec  

Vols recruiting in review; Alan Posey and Trevarris Saulsberry
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/18/2644577/recruiting-in-review-alan-posey-and-trevarris-saulsberry  

Vols in the NFL update
http://www.utsports.com/blog/2011/12/vols-in-nfl-update-1218.html  

http://tennessee.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1308595  

John Chavis brings out best in LSU’s defense
http://theadvocate.com/sports/lsu/1596394-123/fiery-defensive-chief.html  

http://aol.sportingnews.com/ncaa-football/story/2011-12-18/john-chavis-brings-out-best-in-lsu-defense  

The best performers in America’s premier college football league
http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/2011/dec/01/the-best-of-the-best-sizzle-x-fizzle/  

 

Vol Stuff (12/18/11)

Lady Vols get it done on the road against UCLA
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/17/2643676/tennessee-lady-vols-85-ucla-bruins-64-what-if-they-played-a-complete  

http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/121711aaa.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/18/lady-vols-rout-ucla/?sportscollege  

Vol network announces holiday hoops special coverage
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/121711aac.html  

What awaits the Tennessee Vols with the 2012 football schedule
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/987356-tennessee-volunteers-football-what-does-2012-hold-for-tennessee  

Vols top 5 uncommitted recruiting targets
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/986954-tennessee-football-recruiting-2012-volunteers-top-5-uncommitted-targets  

Vol Stuff (12/17/11)

Lady Vols tip it up with UCLA today at 2pmEST
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/121611aad.html  

Honors continue to roll in for Vol freshmen Johnson, Maggit and Randolph
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/121611aab.html  

Vols pick up juco defensive back commitment
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/17/2642096/one-jacobs-in-the-bag-one-to-go  

http://tennessee.scout.com/a.z?s=7&p=8&c=1&nid=5604701  

http://rivals.yahoo.com/tennessee/football/recruiting/player-Otis-Jacobs-127519;_ylt=AhV4kQ4sARr1evVkCKqv.a6lt5B4

Vol recruiting in review; Kyler Kerbyson
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/16/2640761/recruiting-in-review-kyler-kerbyson  

Vol hoopster Josh Richardson shows off his piano skills
http://www.utsports.com/blog/2011/12/richardson-shows-off-piano-skills.html  

Catching up with former Vol Rashard Moore
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/121611aad.html  

Former Vol Alan Houston settling into new role
http://www.goerie.com/article/20111203/BASKETBALL05/312039916/Houston-reaching-out-connecting-with-players  

The SEC in bowl games
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35337/the-sec-in-bowl-games  

For the younger generation, bowl games other than BCS are a sideshow
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/stewart_mandel/12/14/mailbag.bowl.system/index.html?sct=cf_wr_a2  

Bowl games?  Wake me up in January
http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/story/College-football-bowl-season-is-a-real-waste-until-January-9-121511  

The year of the do-over
http://cfn.scout.com/2/557922.html  

Vol Stuff (12/16/11)

New Vol AD Hart is hands on and competitive
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/16/ut-athletic-director-offers-insights/?sports 

Mid-majors are finding Vol hoopsters weakness
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/983211-tennessee-basketball-oakland-and-austin-peay-found-the-vols-biggest-weakness  

Vol football recruiting in review – Tino Thomas
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/15/2638030/recruiting-in-review-tino-thomas   

What Derek, Da’Rick and the Vols want for Christmas
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/16/2640231/what-darick-rogers-derek-dooley-and-the-vols-want-and-are-getting-for  

Former Vols with a shot at NFL pro bowl
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/121511aaa.html  

SEC coaching carousel
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35231/comings-and-goings-in-the-sec-2  

SC under the NCAA gun
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35234/gamecocks-under-the-ncaa-gun  

Bowl matchups to watch
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1139469.html  

Bowl predictions
http://whatifsports.com/beyondtheboxscore/default.asp?article=2011CFB_BowlPreview  

One sports scribe campaigns to get Craig James off college football telecasts
http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/story/Craig-James-Senatorial-campaign-might-end-up-great-for-America-121511  

Vol Stuff (12/15/11)

2nd half fade must be communicable, Vol hoops team now has it
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1139140.html  

http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/dec/15/cougars-top-tennessee/  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/121411aaa.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/15/vols-fade-away/?sports  

Analyzing another mid-major loss by the Vols
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/14/2637433/charleston-71-tennessee-65-more-of-the-same  

Long wait over for Vols defensive back Tino Thomas
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/15/long-wait-over-for-vols-db-thomas-sat-out-2011-as/?sports  

SC extends Spurrier’s contract through 2015
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35143/spurriers-work-at-south-carolina-not-done  

Vol Stuff (12/14/11)

Vols tip it up tonight with College of Charleston – 9:00pm/ESPN2
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/121211aae.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/14/vols-seek-payback-at-charleston/?sports  

Vols-Charleston preview
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/14/2634649/tennessee-at-charleston-preview  

Charleston eager for rematch with Vols
http://www.postandcourier.com/news/2011/dec/14/cougars-eager-for-rematch-with-vols/  

Don’t overreact to Vol hoops struggles
http://www.nooga.com/26352_dortch-dont-overreact-to-vols-troubles/  

Lady Vols pick up road win at Rutgers
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/13/2634489/tennessee-lady-vols-hold-on-against-rutgers-win-67-61  

http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/121311aaa.html  

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

No bowl excitement for Tennessee football but plenty of coaching turnover
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/981681-tennessee-football-no-bowl-but-plenty-of-coaching-turnover-on-rocky-top  

Will the Vols coaching staff get raided?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/981849-tennessee-volunteers-football-will-the-coaching-staff-get-raided  

Running back Alden Hill anxious to be a Vol
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/14/hill-eager-to-be-a-vol/?sports  

SEC all-freshman team
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/35157/sec-blog-all-freshman-team  

Ranking the SEC bowl games
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1137627.html  

Best to worst bowl ranking
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/story/16440836/bowl-rankings-some-games-stink-but-it-sure-beats-watching-bowling  

 

Vol Stuff (12/13/11)

Lady Vols tip it up tonight with Rutgers @ 7pm – ESPN
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/121211aaa.html  

Is 2011 the worst year in the history of Tennessee athletics?
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2011/12/12/2629378/is-2011-the-worst-year-in-the-history-of-tennessee-athletics  

Cuonzo Martin expects Vols to step it up on defense
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2011/dec/13/vols-martin-wants-defense/?sportscollege  

Two Vols receive freshman AA recognition
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/121211aaa.html  

7 Vols undergo off-season surgery
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20111213/SPORTS0601/312130012/7-Vols-football-players-undergo-surgery  

10 best bowl victories in Vol history
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/978494-tennessee-volunteers-football-10-best-bowl-victories-in-school-history  

2011-12 bowl picks
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1138454.html  

Vol Stuff (12/12/11)

Lady Vols pick up a win for Pat at the garden
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1137934.html  

http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/121111aaa.html  

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20111212/SPORTS0601/312120014/Lady-Vols-use-victory-over-DePaul-honor-Pat-Summitt?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports     

Jay Graham hire makes a big splash with Vol fans
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

Rocky top weekend rewind
http://www.utsports.com/genrel/121111aaa.html  

The heart of a Volunteer – Rob Murphy
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/121011aac.html  

Vols in the NFL update
http://tennessee.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1305834  

ESPN’s 2011 all-SEC team
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/34973/sec-all-america-team