Tennessee is slowly moving forward despite a tough loss to the Florida Gators, Saturday, according to the head coach Butch Jones.
Shortly before the Tennessee and Florida game, Tennessee has benched quarterback Justin Worley, giving Nathan Peterman his first career start.
A few years back, when Steve Spurrier and Philip Fulmer were walking the sidelines, the annual matchup between Florida and Tennessee ranked as one of the best games of the year. Not any more.
Vanderbilt University has long been the butt of jokes in the SEC about its great academics and horrible football team. But a team just up the road in Knoxville took it to a new level in the last few years becoming both the worst in academics and very bad in football.
The coaching carousel spun at breakneck speed Tuesday in college football as the nation’s most powerful conference welcomed in two new head coaches.
Despite some wild reports earlier this week, it appears that former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden will not be taking over the head coaching job at the University of Tennessee.
The head coach best known as “Chucky” is the most sought after man on Rocky Top.
The news broke Monday morning that the University of Miami Hurricanes will self-impose a second-consecutive postseason ban on the football team. Word spread quickly and left fans, coaches and players disappointed over the decision.
Tennessee and its big-play offense got beaten at its own game.
When the Florida Gators take the field at Neyland Stadium Saturday, for the first time in a long time, the game between the Gators and Tennessee Volunteers actually carries some relevance on the national stage.