Scripting plays. Ever since VolQuest’s Brent Hubbs correctly noted last Saturday night that Tennessee had rolled up most of its yards in the first 14 to 20 plays against South Carolina — plays that offensive coordinator Mike DeBord had scripted ahead of time — the “DeBord can’t call plays after the script” meme spread across Vol […]
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News & Views
Here we go again. Butch Jones is at the two-and-a-half-years mark of his Tennessee tenure. As was the case with Derek Dooley (whose program was imploding) and Cuonzo Martin (whose program was just weeks from a Sweet Sixteen run), the Vols’ virtual yard is littered with snarky tweets, messageboard posts pushing unconfirmed rumors, and cyber-speculation regarding unrealistic […]
Last week, I took a by-the-numbers look at Tennessee’s passing game. SEC stats from 2012 through 2014 (post-expansion) showed that the Volunteers are in for a long year if they can’t up their yards-per-pass-attempt average. Soon. Well, there’s another key area in which this year’s Vols are struggling and it has to do with their […]