Monthly Archives: January 2012

National Signing Day Eve Vol Stuff

Vols tip it up with Cats tonight at Rupp – 7pmET, ESPNU TV
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/013012aab.html  

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20120130/SPORTS03/301300100/1029/sports/Kentucky-Tennessee-basketball?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CSports%7Cp  

http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1153876.html  

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120131/SPORTS0601/301310043/Vols-try-luck-Rupp-Arena-tonight?odyssey=tab|topnews|img|Sports  

Tennessee Football Recruiting; National Signing Day Primer
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/31/2760192/tennessee-football-recruiting-national-signing-day-primer  

Projecting the Vols football future;  LaDarrell McNeil & Otha Peters
  McNeil
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/30/2758598/projecting-the-future-ladarrell-mcneil  
  Peters
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/30/2758761/projecting-the-future-otha-peters  

Vols may sign 2 of top 10 instant impact juco players
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1153909.html  

Lady Vols softball picked 2nd in SEC
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-softbl/spec-rel/013012aab.html  

Tauren Poole thankful for the past, working for the future
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1045825-tennessees-tauren-poole-thankful-for-past-working-for-future  

SEC recruiting news
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/37959/sec-recruiting-comings-and-goings  

SEC gets richer by winning recruiting wars
http://www.foxsportssouth.com/01/30/12/SEC-getting-richer-by-winning-recruiting/landing_sec.html?blockID=656100&feedID=4354  

An all-decade recruiting team
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1153915.html  

Many around Peyton Manning believe he will not return as a player to the NFL
http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=jc-cole_peyton_manning_colts_neck_surgery_jim_irsay013012  

Road hoops wins rare this season in SEC
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/31/road-wins-in-sec-rare-this-season/?sportscollege  

UGA has college football’s strongest cheerleader
http://www.thepostgame.com/blog/training-day/201201/college-footballs-strongest-cheerleader  

Boise usually not highly ranked in recruiting but still wins
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/stewart_mandel/01/30/boise-state-recruiting-struggles/index.html?sct=cf_t11_a0  

Will minor bowl games be moved to a participating team’s stadium?
http://brett-mcmurphy.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/29532522/34629421  

Vol Stuff (1/30/12)

Jeronne Maymon sneaking into the SEC’s elite
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1044497-tennessee-basketball-jeronne-maymon-is-sneaking-into-the-sec-elite  

Lady Vols pick up SEC road win
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/012912aaa.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/30/lady-vols-top-lady-bulldogs/?sports  

Vols win to advance in ITA national indoor tennis tourney
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/recaps/012912aaa.html  

Rocky Top weekend rewind
http://www.utsports.com/genrel/012912aad.html  

Johnny Majors reflects on Joe Paterno
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

Top 25 recruiting capsules
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1153513.html  

How 2011 all-SEC team ranked as high school recruits
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/37864/how-2011-all-sec-team-ranked-as-recruits  

Meyer making quick impact on OSU recruiting
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/football/ncaa/01/27/ohio.state.recruiting/index.html?sct=cf_t11_a1  

 

Vol Stuff (1/29/12)

Lady Vols tip it up today with UGA @ 5pmET – ESPN2 TV
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/012812aab.html  

Kiffin’s one recruiting class for Vols fails to pan out
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/29/lane-kiffins-recruits-ut-vols-fail-pan-out/?sports  

Vols get head start on 2013 football recruiting with 2 in-state commitments
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/28/2755512/tennessee-volunteers-get-a-head-start-on-2013-with-two-good-in-state  

Vols bring the defense in home win over Auburn
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1153148.html  

http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/28/2755372/tennessee-64-auburn-49-just-lean-on-them   

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/012812aaa.html  

Vols serve’em up today with Michigan State
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/spec-rel/012812aab.html  

Lady Vols headed to ITA indoor championship after win over Tulsa
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-tennis/recaps/012812aaa.html  

SEC East football recruiting needs & concerns
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1152659.html  

Early college football signing date needs a try
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/28/try-early-football-signings/?sportsColumns  

What you need to know about 2012 football recruiting
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1152926.html  

Vol Stuff (1/28/12)

Dooley meets the Berry twins for the first time
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2012/01/28/derek-dooley-meets-berry-twins-for-the-first-time/?cxntfid=blogs_recruiting  

How do Vols close in recruiting?
http://www.tonybasilio.com/next_level_news_center.php?page=x_recruiting  

Vols tip it up with Auburn today at 6pmET – ESPN2 TV
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/012612aab.html  

Vols-Auburn preview
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/28/2754455/tennessee-vs-auburn-preview  

Lady Vols serve’em up today with Tulsa – 2pm
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-tennis/spec-rel/012712aag.html  

Diamond Vols open spring practice
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/012712aam.html  

Vol info bytes
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/28/coiner-official-as-vols-assistant/?sportscollege  

http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/37947/vols-down-to-one-coaching-vacancy  

A weird & ugly ending coming for Peyton & Colts
http://blogs.ajc.com/mark-bradley-blog/2012/01/27/peyton-manning-a-weird-and-ugly-ending-is-at-hand-in-indy/?cxntfid=blogs_mark_bradley_blog  

 

Vol Stuff (1/27/12)

Tennessee-Auburn preview
http://utdailybeacon.com/sports/2012/jan/27/courtside-preview/  

Martin expects more from backcourt players
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1040149-tennessee-basketball-cuonzo-martin-sends-a-warning-shot  

Lady Vols rout Bama
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/012612aab.html  

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

Former Tennessee athletic director defends his hiring of Lane Kiffin
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/27/mike-hamilton-talks-about-time-university-tennesse/?sports  

Another vacancy filled on Vols football staff
http://tennessee.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1323590  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/27/coiner-set-join-vols-football-staff/?sportscollege  

SEC football recruiting needs & concerns
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1152659.html  

SEC signing day predictions
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/37902/sec-signing-day-predictions  

Alabama commitment’s mom feels disrespected by Saban
http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/highschool-prep-rally/reason-landon-collins-mom-insulted-son-alabama-pledge-160147795.html  

A photo journey to college basketball’s most unique arenas
http://msn.foxsports.com/collegebasketball/lists/most-unique-college-basketball-arenas-110711#photo-title=Stephen%20O’Connell%20Center&photo=30327424  

 

Vol Stuff (1/26/12)

Lady Vols tip it up with Bama tonight at 9pmET – FSN TV
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/012512aac.html  

Lady Vols preparing for upcoming softball season
http://utdailybeacon.com/sports/2012/jan/26/no-9-softball-preparing-season/  

Phillip Fulmer adjusting to life outside of UT
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/26/former-vols-coach-phillip-fulmer-adjusting-life-aw/?sports  

Tennessee leads the SEC in starters returning for 2012
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/37834/the-secs-returning-starters-in-2012  

Top 50 football recruiting prospects
http://msn.foxsports.com/collegefootball/lists/top-50-high-school-football-prospects-for-national-signing-day-012411#photo-title=The%20future&photo=30596523  

Recruiting lookback, players that went from 2 star to all-star
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1152277.html 

SEC hoops coaches not happy about schedule that favors Kentucky
http://www.ajc.com/sports/sec-notes-coaches-think-1317205.html  

Vols will see new Nike hoops uniforms
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120126/SPORTS0601/301260060/Vols-will-see-new-Nike-uniforms-twice?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports  

Joe Paterno’s final days
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/joe_posnanski/01/24/joe.paterno/index.html?sct=cf_t12_a1 

 

Vol Stuff (1/25/12)

Vol turnovers lead to a road smack down in Nashville

http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1151912.html  

 

http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/24/2731352/vanderbilt-65-tennessee-47-burn-after-reading  

 

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/012412aaa.html  

 

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120125/SPORTS0602/301250111/Vanderbilt-routs-Tennessee-push-from-Jeffery-Taylor?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports  

 

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/25/vols-vand-alized-dores-win-65-47/?sportscollege  

 

http://rivals.yahoo.com/ncaa/basketball/recap?gid=201201240615  

 

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/25/baffling-vanderbilt-shows-it-can-be-really-tough/?sportsColumns  

 

Vol hoopsters don’t handle the road pressure

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120125/COLUMNIST0202/301250116/David-Climer-Vols-don-t-handle-pressure?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports  

 

Lady Vol Cierra Burdick contributing off the bench

http://utdailybeacon.com/sports/2012/jan/25/burdick-contributes-bench/  

 

Lady Vol Briana Bass in pictures

http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/012412aaa.html  

 

Projecting the Vols football future; defensive back Deion Bonner

http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/24/2731414/projecting-the-future-deion-bonner  

 

What has to happen in Vols recruiting before national signing day

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1038031-tennessee-football-recruiting-what-has-to-before-national-signing-day  

 

Lady Vols ranked in softball pre-season top 10

http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-softbl/spec-rel/012412aab.html  

 

Is Peyton done in Indy?

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/peyton-manning-adjusts-massive-colts-changes-zeroes-future-143243209.html  

 

Rating the SEC East coordinator hires

http://eye-on-collegefootball.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/entry/24156338/34556692  

 

Steve Spurrier far from done at SC

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/7492614/south-carolina-gamecocks-coach-steve-spurrier-giddy-future  

 

Decision time for the nation’s top recruits

http://recruiting.scout.com/2/1151473.html  

 

How did the 2008 5 star recruits turn out?

http://cfn.scout.com/2/1151944.html  

 

Vol Stuff (1/24/12)

Vols-Vandy tip it up tonight at 7pmET – ESPNU TV
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/012312aac.html  

Tennessee-Vandy preview
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/24/2728918/tennessee-at-vanderbilt-preview  

Stokes has Vandy’s attention
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120124/SPORTS0602/301240035/UT-freshman-draws-Vanderbilt-s-attention?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|Sports   

Point guard Cory Stanton enrolls at Tennessee
http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120124/ROBERTSON02/301240004/Stanton-enrolls-at-Tennessee  

Lady Vols hit a program low at South Bend
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/012312aaa.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/24/diggins-irish-rip-lady-vols-tennessee/?sportscollege  

Projecting the Vols football future; wide receiver Alton Howard
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/23/2728984/projecting-the-future-alton-pig-howard  

Vol football recruiting notes & a look ahead
http://www.tonybasilio.com/next_level_news_center.php?page=x_recruiting  

Malik Jackson invited to play in Senior Bowl
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/012412aaa.html  

SEC basketball adds to esteem
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/24/sec-basketball-adds-to-esteem/?sportscollege  

How the SEC did against winning teams in 2011
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/37680/how-the-sec-fared-against-winning-teams  

Pre-signing day SEC team commitments
http://eye-on-recruiting.blogs.cbssports.com/mcc/blogs/view/26895818/1?mcctag=Commitment%20List  

Where are the 2012 elite football recruits signing?
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/highschool/top-100-recuits/index.html?sct=cf_t11_a1  

Kiffin playing a serious numbers game with USC recruiting
http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1322327  

Slipping bowl attendance has BCS scrambling
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/story/16975644/slipping-bowl-attendance-has-bcs-scrambling-for-reasons-fixes  

 

Vol Stuff (1/23/12)

Lady Vols tip it up with Notre Dame tonight at 7pm – ESPN2 TV
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/012212aac.html  

The sudden transformation of Tennessee basketball
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/23/2726315/the-sudden-transformation-of-tennessee-basketball  

Rocky Top weekend rewind
http://www.utsports.com/genrel/012312aac.html  

Vols in the NFL update
http://www.utsports.com/blog/2012/01/ellis-mayo-advance-to-super-bowl-xlvi.html  

UGA off-season has rocky start with player’s arrest
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/37594/dawgs-commings-accused-of-hitting-girlfiend  

How often do top recruits decommit?
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/andy_staples/01/20/commitment.project/index.html?sct=cf_wr_a1  

The book on Paterno should be judged cover to cover, not just on the last chapter
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/story/16966900/book-on-paterno-must-be-judged-cover-to-cover-not-on-final-chapter  

 

Vol Stuff (1/22/12)

Stokes & Vols pull an upset of the defending national champion
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1150832.html  

http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/21/2724014/jarnell-stokes-backs-pat-vols-top-huskies-60-57  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/012112aaa.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/22/jarnell-stokes-sparks-ut-vols-upset-huskies/?sports  

Vols a different team with Stokes in the lineup
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/22/can-stokes-stoke-tournament-run/?sportsColumns  

Vols pick up a defensive back commitment
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/jan/22/carver-corner-bonner-commits-to-tennessee/?sportscollege 

Projecting the Vols football future; defensive tackle Daniel McCullers
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/1/22/2725851/projecting-the-future-daniel-mccullers  

Vol netters down Georgia Tech
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-tennis/recaps/012212aaa.html  

Lady Vol netters fall to Virginia
http://www.utladyvols.com/sports/w-tennis/recaps/012112aaa.html  

College recruiting is a blood sport
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx   

How did the next hot head coach Malzahn land at Arkansas State?
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/george_schroeder/01/17/gus-malzahn/index.html?sct=cf_wr_a2  

College athletes receive free education, why should they also be paid?
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/paul_daugherty/01/20/no.pay/index.html?sct=cf_wr_a3  

Joe Paterno is gone but the struggle with his legacy will continue
http://blogs.ajc.com/mark-bradley-blog/2012/01/22/joe-paterno-is-gone-but-our-struggle-with-his-legacy-endures/?cxntfid=blogs_mark_bradley_blog