Emmanuel Okoye to learn on the job

Marvin Westwestwords

Tennessee has the undivided attention of Southeastern Conference football foes.
They are still trying to decide what is a Josh Heupel and how does he do what he does. They have …

‘Paperboy’ is the real Vince Vawter story

Marvin Westwestwords

Vince Vawter spent 40 years in the newspaper business. I contributed. I invited him to move from the closing Memphis Press-Scimitar to Knoxville.
It was self-defense.
He made a wonderful difference in …

Services today for Harold Julian

Marvin WestObits, South Knox

Harold Julian wrote about a dog named Yardstick.
Clever moniker for a mutt with three feet.
He wrote about another named Tripod. You guessed it. More dry wit.
Mr. Julian, who died Sunday …

NCAA and honest confessions

Marvin Westwestwords

In the beginning of the Jeremy Pruitt mess, old friend Phillip Fulmer made a mistake. He hired the wrong guy to lead the football Volunteers out of the wilderness.
In semi-summation, …