Oklahoma: Inside Enemy Camp

NCAA Football: Oklahoma at Tulsa

Tennessee faces its toughest challenge of the young season this Saturday as the Vols travel to Norman, Oklahoma to face the No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners in a prime time 8:00 p.m matchup on ABC. According to Butch Jones, 47% of the team will play their first road game in a Tennessee uniform. I put together a few questions about this week’s … Continue reading

Butch Jones Monday presser: Oklahoma

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Butch Jones met with the media on Monday. Here are my “FreakNotes,” which are summaries that I transcribed while listening. These notes are presented as accurate, but my fingers and brain work independently of one another sometimes. If you see an error or inaccuracy, please let me know in the comments below. We’ve played two quality opponents and have one … Continue reading

Vols move to 2-0, await word on injuries

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With a blowout win under its belt against a highly touted Utah State team, a short week with only six days of rest, and a game in Norman, Oklahoma looming on the schedule, Tennessee was able to take care of business on Saturday afternoon. The Vols, now 2-0 on the season, defeated the Arkansas State Red Wolves 34-19 in front of … Continue reading

It’s all about recruiting and the fans have a part


It’s no secret that Butch Jones puts a lot of emphasis on recruiting. Immediately after accepting the job in Knoxville, Jones made clear his intention of improving the Vols’ roster by recruiting the best players. And it’s hard to argue with the results so far. This past February, when the dust settled on National Signing Day, the Vols had notched … Continue reading

The Butch Jones Show: Utah State (video)

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For those of you who may have missed the Butch Jones Show due to the Sunday game schedule, you can watch the full video below. This episode includes special features on Jalen Hurd, AJ Johnson, Curt Maggitt, Cam Sutton and Justin Worley.

Arkansas State: Inside Enemy Camp

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Tennessee hopes to improve to 2-0 this Saturday, but to do so it must first defeat a worthy mid-major opponent in the Arkansas State Red Wolves out of the Sun Belt Conference. Nick Carner and I put together a few questions about the upcoming game and Jeff Reed from the Scout.com network was kind enough to take the time to … Continue reading

GIVE HIM SIX — Utah State

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If you followed my GIVE HIM SIX series at all last year, it’s good to have you back. And If you’re new then I’m glad you’re here, too. As always, I welcome any comments or suggestions on this page, or you can hit me up on twitter (@_nicosuave_). Worley Manages the Game, and the WRs Throw a Block Party I’ve … Continue reading

Butch Jones Tuesday Presser: Arkansas State

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Butch Jones met with the media on Tuesday here are my “FreakNotes”: We competed well against Utah State. The players put in the work and were ready to go. Our guys earn the right to win as opposed to hoping to win. Overall game management was good. Communication was above average. Major, major, major improvements must occur with this football team … Continue reading