The time to take an in depth look at why Tennessee should win the Chick-fil-A Classic this year is upon us.
With the game only a few days away, it is time to show the significant differences in these two teams.
Football is a team game. No single player—Da'Rick Rogers included—can so completely change the dynamic of the team, either with his presence or absence, to make the team either inept or superior.
We have all seen articles and heard reports examining the attributes of NC State—and why the Vols need to be wary—along with the players they return this season.
In addition, there has been a lot of coverage of the on-going work with UT on the running game, as well as the installation of the new defensive schemes and who will work best playing where.
My own research on the individual aspects of both teams gives me a good overall view of where both are just a few days from kick off.
At this point, Tennessee looks to have made big strides in repairing their run game woes and getting that defense installed. On the other side, NC State is working hard to repair some big holes left by graduation as well as a couple that already existed.
The following pages will reveal the six reasons why the 2012 Vols should not only win this game but should do so handily.