I am officially an alumnus of the University of Tennessee.
I graduated (without honors, mind you) from Tennessee just two weeks ago, and I miss it already. I'm back on Rocky Top for Memorial Day weekend and a college friend's wedding. It was epic, but that story is for another time and maybe another website.
Even as a recent alumnus, the Derek Dooley Effect hasn't worn off a bit. The guy is a comedian in the press room, a teacher on the practice field, and a fighter in Neyland Stadium.
Here are five bold predictions for the 2011 season for our beloved Tennessee Volunteers.