1. 2010 College Football Predictions: The SEC

    Last but not least, it's the proverbial king of the mountain of college football conferences, the SEC. The list is impressive: the last four BCS champions, 49 out of 255 players selected ...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 4 years ago 1,067 reads 2 comments

  2. 2010 College Football Preview: The Big 10

    After a few years of being the butt of everybody's joke, especially in SEC country, the Big Ten is back. Last year, they won both their BCS bowl games while Penn State and Wisconsin beat top 15 teams in their bowls...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 4 years ago 1,067 reads 0 comments

  3. 2010 College Football Preview: The Big 12

    The Big 12 has really lost a lot this of-fseason. Texas loses the BCS Championship game to Alabama, five of the first six players taken in the NFL Draft were from the Big 12, and they ...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 4 years ago 609 reads 6 comments

  4. 2010 College Football Preview: The Pac-10

    Talk about your wide open conferences. One can make an argument for eight of the teams winning the conference title...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 4 years ago 373 reads 0 comments

  5. 2010 ACC Football Preview

    Looks like the ACC is finally stating to climb back to a powerful conference for the first time since they expanded to 12 teams. The ACC has a few teams that are ready to make an impact on the national scene...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 4 years ago 279 reads 0 comments

  6. 2010 College Football Predictions: Big East Preview

    The Big East, as it always seems to, went down to the final week of the season with Cincinnati beating Pitt in a classic in the snow to take the title and the BCS bowl berth...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 4 years ago 786 reads 0 comments

  7. Tennessee Football: Can the Vols' Defense Be Better Than Last Season?

    While much of the focus during Tennessee's tumultuous offseason and spring practice has been focused on the offense, the Vols' defense has gone through some changes as well...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 2,001 reads 3 comments

  8. Big Ten Expansion: The Four Schools, Will They Jump?

    The word has been on the minds of college football fans all off-season: expansion. The Big Ten made it known at the beginning of the year that they were looking to expand their conference ranks and add teams...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 1,614 reads 14 comments

  9. Phiadelphia Phillies Fan Got What He Deserved

    As many of you know, I hate fans who act idiotic and ruin things for the rest of us. Last night, A Philadelphia Phillies fan got what was coming to him...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 296 reads 2 comments

  10. NFL Draft Proves the SEC Is the Best College Football Conference

    It is not really much of a debate anymore. The SEC is the best conference in college football. While the four straight National Championships should be proof enough, the NFL Draft ends all arguments...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 1,040 reads 30 comments

  11. Nick Stephens Leaves Tennessee Volunteers After Playing Time Concerns

    It looks like Tennessee's choice for a starting quarterback just got a little easier. Fifth-year quarterback Nick Stephens quit the team Thursday with a little over a week left in spring practice...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 746 reads 4 comments

  12. Time For the NCAA to Get Tough on Fans

    I should be writing about the great second half Tennessee had against Georgia last night as the Vols won a "must win" game over the Bulldogs 69-60...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 286 reads 1 comments

  13. Tennessee Volunteers Land Virginia Beach Star Justin Hunter

    Tennessee has been able to land some really great players from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. A few Tennessee Volunteer legends you might have heard of from the Tidewater area include: ...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 1,805 reads 4 comments

  14. Derek Dooley is Tennessee's New Head Coach, Like It or Not

    The reaction around Big Orange Country to the hiring of Derek Dooley has been about what I expected. The first thing everyone looks at is his record of 17-20 at Louisiana Tech...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 1,320 reads 11 comments

  15. Tennessee Vols Use Big Second Half to Blow Out Auburn in SEC Opener

    I expected Tennessee to have a little bit of a hangover from the big win over Kansas. So it was no real surprise to me when Auburn jumped out to an early lead at Thompson-Boling arena...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  16. Tennessee Turns Sights on CutCliffe After Muschamp Refuses Offer

    It looks like it is official. Texas' defensive coordinator, Will Muschamp, has turned down a rumored $3 million a year contract to become the new head coach at Tennessee...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 1,346 reads 2 comments

  17. Reaction to Lane Kiffin Leaving Tennessee

    Well well, what a 27th birthday indeed! I figured my birthday would be as good a day as any to start a new blog, rambling about Tennessee, movies, video games, etc. I just never thought it would start off like this...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 4 years ago 274 reads 0 comments

  18. Tennessee-Florida Preview: There Will Be Blood in the Swamp

    Tennessee vs. Florida. We all know what it has meant in the past, and what it means now. Two football powers ready to go at it in the first big game of the season for both teams...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 5 years ago 1,308 reads 18 comments

  19. This Is Not Michael Vick's Second Chance, It's His Last Chance

    While watching all of the coverage surrounding the Eagles' signing of Michael Vick, the one quote I kept hearing from everyone was that Vick deserves a second chance. While this is true, this is not only his second chance, it is his last chance...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 5 years ago 308 reads 1 comments

  20. 2009 BCS Conference Power Rankings

    It is a debate we have all season long: "Which conference is the best?" Everyone has their own opinions as why their respective conference has the best football around...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about 5 years ago 977 reads 4 comments

  21. 1965: A Roller Coaster Season For Tennessee Football

    It's a phrase thrown around too much these days, "Team X is having themselves a roller-coaster season." While it is a good metaphor, there are few teams that have had as many highs and lows as the 1965 Tennessee Volunteers...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 5 years ago 1,592 reads 14 comments

  22. Tony Mercurio: Worst Broadcaster in the State of Virginia

    During the majority of the work week, ESPN Radio 1310, WGH-AM in Hampton Roads Virginia (Virginia Beach, Norfolk, etc) is a regular ESPN Radio affiliate...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 5 years ago 736 reads 7 comments

  23. Can Monte Kiffin and the Tennessee Defense Top Last Year's Strong Performance?

    Tennessee’s offensive struggles last year overshadowed the fact that the Volunteer defense finished third in the country in total defense in 2008...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 5 years ago 513 reads 12 comments

  24. Women's Tournament Preview: Can Anyone Stop UConn?

    While much of the focus will be on the men's tournament, basketball fans should make sure to watch the ESPN family of networks as the women's tournament gets underway this Saturday, as 64 teams fight to see who will make it to the Final Four in St...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 5 years ago 261 reads 1 comments

  25. Tennessee Basketball Is Hanging on the Bubble

    This is the first season under Bruce Pearl where in late February the Tennessee Volunteers are worried about survival instead of seeding. The 81-76 win last night over Mississippi State was a must win...

    Michael Shibley Written by Michael Shibley about over 5 years ago 280 reads 2 comments