Tim Tebow owned the Tennessee volunteers for his four years at Florida. During the Tebow era, Tennessee barely looked competitive against the Gators- surely a large part of the reason that Phil Fulmer was asked to step down in 2008.
In 2010 the Gators are still stacked with talent, but they are not the same frighteningly invincible team that appeared unbeatable to the boys in orange the last few years.
Can the Vols compete with the Tebow-less Gators? To be sure, the Vols have much to adjust after their week 2 drubbing at the hands of the Oregon Ducks, who looked pretty good last week in Neyland despite after replacing their highly touted 2009 quarterback.
Here's one last look at the week 2 performance of the Vols. Based on the Vols performance last week we give you 5 reasons to feel excited about the season ahead and, for the anxiety stricken among you, 5 reasons to worry.