I’m a Tennessee Fan — Where’s My Paper Bag?

During the Alabama-Tennessee game last night, ESPN’s cameras found two UT fans with paper bags on their heads. Sports editor John Adams, writing in this morning’s Knoxville News-Sentinel, offers some guesses as to the identity of the two bag-heads:

Influential boosters who have seen enough of the Phillip Fulmer Era atUT; members of the UT defense who had seen enough of the UT offense; ora couple of guys who couldn’t wait for Halloween.

You want to know how bad things have gotten on The Hill? How about this graf provided by Mr. Adams?

Cats Must Have Thought They Were Fishing

What does fishing have to do with football, you ask? Other than Hunter Cantwell’s noodling, you probably don’t see the connection. Well, let me enlighten you — the Cats must have thought they were fishing, because all they have to show for the past two weekends are the two that got away.

Orange Pulp

For about two years, there has been an ongoing argument at the Go Vols web site about whether or not the Tennessee football program is in decline. After last Saturday’s victory over Northern Illinois (NORTHERN ILLINOIS!?!), the tone of that conversation has shifted. As one commenter noted, almost no one still defends the “no slippage” … Read moreOrange Pulp

Beat the Tigers! Then … Beat Them Again!

This coming Saturday, the team from K-ville has a chance to make history. They have a chance to win a 1-v-2 game for the first time in their history.
You’re probably thinking, What? The Lady Vols play 1-versus-2 games all the time — and they’re usually the 1. And you’d be right, except … we’re not talking about the Lady Vols.

Cliches Become Truth

One of my interests is sports — but only certain sports. College football, college basketball, pro football; that’s about it. As for team, that’s easy: Tennessee Tech (alma mater), Tennessee (grew up there), Louisville (live here), Kentucky (live here too). I follow Indiana to some extent, just because it’s close by. So, today was pretty … Read moreCliches Become Truth