Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year’s Eve Vol Stuff

Vols once played in bowl games  (Marvin West)
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

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

Vols offensive attack under Butch Jones will look familar
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/30/ut-offense-shift-not-so-different/?Sports-College08Football  

Lady Vols roll over Rutgers
http://www.nooga.com/159246/lady-vols-blast-rutgers-for-programs-1200th-all-time-win/  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/123012aaa.html  

Vols recap notes from Xavier game
http://volsbeat.com/tennessee-basketball/recap-notes/xavier-vs-tennessee-recap-notes  

Peyton Manning makes history again
http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000118373/article/broncos-qb-peyton-manning-makes-history-again  

Eric Berry quietly regaining pro-bowl form
http://arrowheadaddict.com/2012/12/18/chiefs-safety-eric-berry-is-quietly-regaining-pro-bowl-form/  

Dustin Colquitt enjoying record setting season with Chiefs
http://kansascity.sbnation.com/kansas-city-chiefs/2012/12/27/3808310/chiefs-record-dustin-colquitt-punter  

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Vol Stuff (12/30/12)

Butch picks up 2 more in-state commitments
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/12/29/3815776/tennessee-recruiting-dobyns-bennett-teammates-pledge-to-vols  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/30/foreman-shifts-pledge-to-vols/?sports  

http://www.nooga.com/159237/athlete-malik-foreman-switches-pledge-from-vandy-to-tennessee/  

Lady Vols tip it up with Rutgers today @ 1pmET – Fox SportSouth TV
http://www.utsports.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/122912aaa.html  

Derek Reese helps Vols squeak by Xavier
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1253067.html  

http://www.nooga.com/159238/reeses-return-just-in-time-for-vols/  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/30/reeses-return-helps-vols-rally-past-musketeers-51/?sportscollege  

http://volsbeat.com/tennessee-basketball/game-recap/tennessee-takes-down-xavier-51-47  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/recaps/122912aaa.html  

Derek Reese was determined to get back this season for Vols
http://www.nooga.com/159241/reese-was-determined-not-to-let-shoulder-injury-derail-his-season/  

Mizzou A.D. says more conference expansion coming
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/missouri-a-d-mike-alden-on-expansion-theres-more-coming-its-not-over/  

Who does America hate more, Alabama or Notre Dame?
http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/2012/12/30/alabama-notre-dame-hatred/1798551/  

Bowl pool results
  MSU wins wild one
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/gametracker/recap/NCAAF_20121229_TCU@MICHST/michigan-state-boots-tcu-on-conroys-47yard-field-goal  
  Texas has big 4Q
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/gametracker/recap/NCAAF_20121229_TEXAS@OREGST/texas-rallies-in-4th-quarter-to-topple-oregon-state  
  Syracuse romps
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/gametracker/recap/NCAAF_20121229_WVU@CUSE/syracuse-tramples-wvu  
  Rice over Air Force
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/gametracker/recap/NCAAF_20121229_RICE@AF/backup-qb-jackson-leads-rice-rally-past-air-force  
  Arizona State rolls
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/gametracker/recap/NCAAF_20121229_NAVY@ARIZST/arizona-state-crushes-navy  

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Vol Stuff (12/29/12)

Meet new Vols linebackers coach Tommy Thigpen
http://www.nooga.com/159226/meet-uts-new-staff-linebackers-coach-tommy-thigpen/  

Vols tip it up with Xavier tonight @ 6pmET – ESPNU TV
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/122712aaa.html  

Vols-Xavier previews
http://www.nooga.com/159219/preview-xavier-at-tennessee/  

http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/12/28/3805814/tennessee-vs-xavier-preview  

Jordan McRae brings flexibility to the Vols lineup
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1252864.html  

Vols need to start making some 3 pointers
http://www.tennessean.com/viewart/20121229/SPORTS0601/312290031/3-pointers-aren-t-falling-Vols-opponents-are  

Xavier looks to bring it today against Vols
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20121228/SPT0102/312280097/Xavier-eyes-quality-win-vs-Tennessee?nclick_check=1  

Lady Vols break losing streak
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1252784.html  

http://www.nooga.com/159231/lady-vols-dominate-davidson-75-40/  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/29/lady-vols-trample-davidson/?sportscollege  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/122812aaa.html  

What are the 5 greatest Vol bowl games of the modern era?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1460748-tennessees-five-greatest-bowl-appearances-of-the-modern-era  

SEC headlines
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/sec-headlines-12292012/  

Bowl pool results
  Texas Tech pulls it out on last play
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/28/52375/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a6#recap  
  VTech gets it done in OT
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/28/52466/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a7#recap  
  Ohio rocks ULM
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/28/52356/index.html?sct=hp_t2_a2&eref=sihp#recap&sct=hp_t2_a6&sct=uk_t2_a9  

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Vol Stuff (12/28/12)

Butch Jones quickly re-hired Jay Graham
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/28/uts-graham-rehired-quickly-by-jones/?sports  

Vol QB Nathan Peterman may gain the most from coaching change
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1454520-vols-qb-nathan-peterman-may-have-gained-the-most-from-coaching-change  

Meet Vols new secondary coach Willie Martinez
http://www.nooga.com/159165/meet-uts-new-staff-defensive-backs-coach-willie-martinez/  

Lady Vols tip it up with Davidson tonight @ 7pm
http://www.utsports.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/122712aaf.html  

Jordan McRae comfortable at point guard position
http://www.nooga.com/159208/vols-mcrae-comfortable-as-reserve-point-guard/  

Vols hoops report
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/122712aad.html  

2012 SEC super seniors
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/58213/2012-sec-super-seniors  

SEC headlines
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/sec-headlines-12272012/  

Muschamp quickly gets Gators on track
http://espn.go.com/college-football/bowls12/story/_/id/8781305/will-muschamp-quickly-turns-things-florida-gators-college-football  

USC shows up late for Sun Bowl dinner
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/blog/eye-on-college-football/21459957/usc-leaves-hosts-georgia-tech-hanging-at-sun-bowl-dinner  

Bowl pool results
  Cincy wins late
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/27/52370/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a5#recap  
  San Jose State slips by
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/27/52403/?sct=uk_t2_a7  
  Baylor rolls
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/27/52372/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a3#recap  

Part 3 of Countdown to Super Conferences
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/big-bang-theories-the-countdown-to-super-conferences-part-3/  

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Vol Stuff (12/27/12)

Is Butch Jones like a good Bruce Pearl?
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1454517-butch-jones-seems-to-have-bruce-pearl-like-qualities-in-a-good-way  

Meet new Vols Wide Receivers Coach Zach Azzanni
http://www.nooga.com/159166/meet-uts-new-staff-wide-receivers-coach-zach-azzanni/  

Peyton Manning, the constant one
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/12/26/3805278/peyton-manning-the-constant  

Vols in the NFL update
http://www.utsports.com/blog/2012/12/vols-in-nfl-update-1226.html  

Saban only focus is on the here & now
http://espn.go.com/college-football/bowls12/story/_/id/8777438/another-bcs-title-put-alabama-crimson-tide-coach-nick-saban-elite-status-college-football  

BCS Countdown – Irish edge Bama & wastes the Bear’s afternoon
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/27/bcs-countdown-80-irish-edge-tide/?Sports-College08Football 

Bowl pool results
  WKU gambles & loses
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/26/52368/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a3#recap  
 

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Vol Stuff (12/26/12)

Butch Jones disagrees that his success is due to following Brian Kelly twice
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/26/tennessees-jones-kellys-success-didnt-create-his/?sports  

Jones gets first 2014 commitment from in-state player
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/12/25/3803208/tennessee-recruiting-a-christmas-present-for-vol-nation-via-vic  

Meet new Vols Tight Ends Coach Mark Elder
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122612aaa.html  

Vol Dallas Thomas invited to Senior Bowl
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122612aab.html  

Vols put a record 6 players in NFL pro-bowl
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122612aaf.html  

Which SEC team is most likely to lose bowl game?
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/58207/poll-sec-team-most-likely-to-lose-in-bowl  

SEC headlines
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/sec-headlines-12262012/  

SEC star-studded freshman class
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/58181/star-studded-sec-freshman-classes  

Bama the team to beat again in 2013?
http://espn.go.com/blog/sec/post/_/id/58200/alabama-the-team-to-beat-in-2013  

BCS Countdown – ND fight song #1
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/26/bcs-countdown-notre-dame-irish-fight-song-no-1/?Sports-College08Football 
 

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Christmas Day Vol Stuff

Butch Jones used to a Christmas on the move
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/25/tennessee-football-jones-used-to-holiday-shuffle/?Sports-College08Football 

The Vol Fans 12 Days of Christmas
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1456772-tennessee-football-the-12-days-of-christmas-for-vols-fans  

Merry Christmas from the Vols hoops team
http://www.utsports.com/blog/  

Lady Vols spread Christmas cheer
http://www.utsports.com/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/122312aab.html  

The final “Summitt” in a legendary career
http://www.secdigitalnetwork.com/SECNation/SECOfficeReport/tabid/1104/Article/233952/the-final-summitt-in-a-legendary-career.aspx  

Every SEC team’s Christmas wish list
http://cfn.scout.com/2/1251951.html   

SEC headlines
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/sec-headlines-christmas-eve-2012/  

2012 college football year in review
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-football/news/20121220/college-football-stories-2012/?sct=uk_t12_a1  

Bowl pool results
  Fresno State stunned
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/24/52367/index.html?sct=uk_t11_a2#recap&sct=uk_t11_a2  

BCS Countdown – Bear Bryant’s best team finishes 3rd behind top ranked ND
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/25/bcs-countdown-irish-1-tide-3-in-1966/?Sports-College08Football  

The Top 30 favorite cheerleaders of 2012
http://www.athlonsports.com/college-football/slideshows/30-amazing-college-football-cheerleaders-2012-season-round#1  

 

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Christmas Eve Vol Stuff

Vols Defensive Coordinator John Jancek ready to restore Vol defense
http://www.nooga.com/159167/new-coordinator-jancek-ready-to-rebuild-vols-defense/  

Vols defensive staff has SEC experience
http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122312aab.html  

1 on 1 with Butch Jones
http://tennessee.247sports.com/Article/govols247-1-on-1-Tennessee-Vols-Butch-Jones-Part-Three-108087 

No signature wins but some signature influences of Derek Dooley  (Marvin West)
http://www.shoppernewsnow.com/columnTemplates/west.aspx  

Former Vol Jason Witten breaks NFL record
http://www.utsports.com/blog/2012/12/witten-sets-nfl-record-for-catches-by-tight-end.html  

College coaching changes, what’s the impact?
http://footballrecruiting.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1452009  

SEC headlines
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/sec-headlines-12232012/  

BCS Countdown – Bear Bryant quotes
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/24/bcs-countdown-spoken-by-the-bear-chattanooga/?sportscollege  

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Vol Stuff (12/23/12)

2013 another year of uncertainty for Vols football program
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/23/vols-facing-another-year-of-uncertainty/?sportsColumns  

Butch Jones reaching out to Vol fans
http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/23/brand-butch-vols-coach-busy-reaching-out-to-fans/?Sports-College08Football  

Lady Vols fall to #1 Stanford
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1251546.html  

http://www.utsports.com/sports/w-baskbl/recaps/122212aab.html  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/23/stanford-topples-lady-vols-73-60/?sportscollege  

Vols hoops notebook
http://www.nooga.com/159160/tennessee-basketball-notebook-richardson-gets-aggressive/  

Mike Slive says it’s not all about numbers on SEC expansion
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/slive-on-expansion-for-us-its-not-about-numbers/  

How can UGA sign 30-35 in February under new SEC rules?
http://blogs.ajc.com/recruiting/2012/12/23/how-can-uga-sign-30-35-recruits-under-the-secs-new-over-signing-rules/?cxntfid=blogs_recruiting  

Bowl pool results
  Boise State squeaks by
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/22/52409/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a3#recap  
  ULL slips by ECU
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/22/52307/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a5#recap  
  UCF rolls
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/21/52364/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a9#recap  

The countdown to super conferences, part II
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/big-bang-theories-the-countdown-to-super-conferences-part-2/  

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Vol Stuff (12/22/12)

Lady Vols tip it up with #1 Stanford today @ 4pmET – Fox SportsSouth TV

http://www.utsports.com/sports/w-baskbl/sched/tenn-w-baskbl-sched.html  

Grading the Vols defensive staff hires
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/12/21/3790176/assessing-tennessees-defensive-position-coaches-a-series-of-one  

Vols recruiting updates
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/12/21/3791966/tennessee-recruiting-jones-keeping-up-with-the-joneses  

http://www.nooga.com/159151/junior-college-cornerback-riyahd-jones-commits-to-tennessee/ 

Bray makes right move in opting for the NFL
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1453552-tyler-bray-tennessee-quarterback-makes-right-decision-to-enter-2013-nfl-draft  

Who is up next for Vols at QB
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1452976-tennessee-football-who-are-tyler-brays-possible-replacements-at-quarterback  

Vols rated low in college football coaching search rankings
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/story/21434638/ranking-coaching-hires-wisconsins-alvarez-shows-how-its-done 

Vols pick up win #300 in TBA
http://tennessee.scout.com/2/1251385.html  

http://www.nooga.com/159156/vols-pull-away-from-western-carolina-despite-early-offensive-struggles/  

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/2012/dec/22/vols-get-thompson-boling-win-300/?sportscollege  

What’s best now for Maymon & Vols?
http://www.rockytoptalk.com/2012/12/21/3789948/whats-next-for-jeronne-maymon-tennessee-basketball  

SEC headlines
http://www.mrsec.com/2012/12/sec-headlines-12212012/  

Bowl pool results
 UCF rolls
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/football/ncaa/gameflash/2012/12/21/52364/index.html?sct=uk_t2_a5#recap  

The end of college football as we know it?
http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/college-football/news/20121221/college-football-apocalypse/?sct=uk_t11_a1  

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