1. Vols Attempt To Stem The Tide

    Project Turnaround enters its seventh game and takes Kiffin & Co. to the plains of Alabama to take on the No. 1 or No. 2-ranked (depends on who you ask) Crimson Tide in the renewal of their yearly "third Saturday in October" border war...

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  2. Tennessee Football: Has The Love Affair Lost Its Flame?

    The Volunteer Navy still sailgates before each home game and orange-blooded, orange-clad, orange-obsessed Tennessee football fanatics still pass through the turnstiles at Neyland Stadium at the same rate they always have...

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  3. Hardesty Picks The Right Time to Step Up

    Monterio Hardesty entered the 2009-10 season at Tennessee with 1046 career rushing yards and a talented, young freshman pushing him for playing time...

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  4. Moral Victories Aren't So Bad After All

    Florida State coach Bobby Bowden once said, "I am not happy with moral victories. Those things are forgotten." And, at least publicly, I'm sure Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin would echo Bowden's sentiment...

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  5. Jonathan Crompton: A Real Straight Shooter

    Who was that masked man? Well, he didn't really have a mask on, but Volunteers quarterback Jonathan Crompton was the ultimate straight shooter on Saturday in Tennessee's season-opening 63-7 stampede over Western Kentucky...

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  6. Dissecting the "Tennessee 2" Defense: How Monte Kiffin Can Make It Work

    Rome wasn't built in a day, but it eventually ruled the known world. That's kind of how it is with the adaptation of the Tampa 2 defense to the college football world...

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  7. The Lane Kiffin Plan for Tennessee's Resurgence

    His appearance and mannerisms didn't belie new Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin's outlandish plans to resurrect the Volunteers football program...

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  8. Searching For Peyton Manning

    Unlike Jerry Colquitt and Todd Helton's situation back in 1994, there doesn't appear to be a Peyton Manning-type quarterback ensconced on the Volunteers' bench just hoping for a little playing time 15 years later...

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  9. Top Five All-Time College Freshman Running Backs

    Maurice Clarett was headed toward a stellar college career after topping off a 1,237-yard, 18-touchdown freshman campaign by playing a key role in Ohio State's national championship win over the Miami Hurricanes...

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  10. Five Defining Moments for Tennessee Vols Football in 2009

    Following a BCS National Championship in 1998, the Tennessee Volunteers began to slide down the mountain they had ascended and settled into mediocrity 10 years later...

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  11. Lane Kiffin Era Set To Open in Knoxville

    Even the most optimistic Volunteer fan had to know that the handwriting was on the wall for former coach Phillip Fulmer immediately following the 2008 opener...

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  12. How Will Lane Kiffin Impact Tennessee Football?

    Even the most optimistic Volunteer fan had to know that the handwriting was on the wall for former coach Phillip Fulmer immediately following the 2008 opener...

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  13. The Curious Case Of Pacman Jones

    Maybe Adam “Pacman” Jones doesn’t want to play in the NFL. It might be just that simple. Let’s be real. By now, it’s become apparent that he doesn’t get it and he probably never will...

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  14. Michael Vick Will Play Football Again, Like It Or Not

    Finally out of prison and back home in Virginia, disgraced former Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick probably went to work this morning like so many of us do every day...

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