Tennessee is slowly moving forward despite a tough loss to the Florida Gators, Saturday, according to the head coach Butch Jones.
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.
The head coach best known as “Chucky” is the most sought after man on Rocky Top.
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.
When Florida travels to Tennessee to play the Volunteers Saturday, they wil be doing it without two defensive players.