Jarrett Guarantano doing heavy homework

Marvin Westwestwords

No way to know how it will turn out but Jarrett Guarantano is hell-bent on being the best Tennessee quarterback he can be.
On the holiday weekend when the Volunteers were …

Thoughts of Tennessee turnovers

Marvin Westwestwords

The mere mention of football is an emotional trigger for a surprising number of Tennessee fans. Some actually get excited and it isn’t even July.
A funny friend sent a screenshot …

Old Vol Dave Stottlemeyer dead at 83

Marvin Westwestwords

Dave Stottlemeyer, another special link to the best days of the Bowden Wyatt era of Tennessee football, has died at age 83 at his home in Sarasota, Florida.
Stottlemeyer was a …

3 Vols on Hall of Fame ballot

Marvin Westwestwords

Three former Volunteers, wide receiver Willie Gault, safety Bobby Majors and linebacker Al Wilson, are on the 2021 ballot for College Football Hall of Fame consideration.
Seventy-five other players and seven …

Imagine this: 70 points in one game

Marvin Westwestwords

In anticipation of the restart of Tennessee football, in anticipation of an opening game in September, in anticipation of a much-improved offense and a decisive victory over Charlotte, I have …

Another chance at stardom lost

Marvin Westwestwords

I so wanted to be a part of the new investigative group that will review the facts and hand down a ruling regarding Penny Hardaway’s recruitment of basketball superstar James …