Tennessee Vols Football News
September 15, Friday
- I hope everyone is having a great Friday. The weekend is finally here! As the Florida game draws near, I still have mixed feelings about how this one will turn out. I think Tennessee has the tools to win the game, but I worry about our defense, an inexperienced quarterback and, or course, the history of the series, which hasn’t been kind to Tennessee. You think any of the suspended Florida players will play? I wouldn’t put anything past those slimy cheaters. It’s a better-late-than-never version of FreakNotes today, but here goes.
- The most popular topic in the last 24 hours is that of “Albert Haynesworth calling out the staff.” Is his message on point? Is it something he should be going public with during Florida week? Let me know your thoughts.
- Contrary to Albert Haynesworth‘s comments, former Vol quarterback Casey Clausen had a lot of positive things to say about Tennessee this week.
- Check out the CBS Sports Tennessee vs. Florida game preview. Only two of their analysts picked Tennessee to win the game straight up.
- Meanwhile, Travis Stephens, who ran all over the Gators back in 2001, says about the game: “I’ve got Tennessee. We’re the better team. … I’ve got us winning by 10.”
- Tennessee freshman offensive lineman Trey Smith made the Pro Football Focus list of top freshmen for the second consecutive week.
- Another “selective stat” as some around here like to call them. Tennessee is 12-8 in its last 20 SEC games, which is tied for third in the league.
- Jakob Johnson and Kyle Phillips are Barb’s Chip Dip Players of the Week.
- Tennessee’s game captains for this week are: Kendal Vickers, Emanuel Moseley, Jashon Robertson and Jakob Johnson.
- Tennessee defensive back commit Jaycee Horn has been named an Under Armour All-America.
- Here are the uniforms for tomorrow’s game.