SEC gives Vols another week off

Marvin Westwestwords

Let’s see if we can get this straight…
The Southeastern Conference called off, postponed or cancelled the Tennessee-Vanderbilt game in the losers’ division so Missouri will have an opponent for Saturday.
The …

Vols and Vandy to present Desperation Day

Marvin Westwestwords

Whether Tennessee football still matters or not, coming next is Desperation Day.
Virus permitting, the Vols will venture over to Vanderbilt for their last realistic chance of the year to stop …

Basketball is a beautiful mind game

Marvin Westwestwords

The times, they are a’ changing. Basketball tipoff is coming soon. Rick Barnes will make everything better.
Of course, the game is more than the $5 million man. It is so …

Wrong turn at Pruitt Crossroads

Marvin Westwestwords

If the Arkansas game really was the crossroads of Jeremy Pruitt’s coaching career, he made a wrong turn. He and the Vols are headed toward the wilderness.
The Razorbacks, Vanderbilt rivals …

Michael Penix: Almost a quarterback at Tennessee

Marvin Westwestwords

While fans are still interested in quarterbacks …
The week before early signing day 2017, Tennessee chose California high school quarterback J.T. Shrout over Florida high school quarterback Michael Penix Jr.
Penix, from …

Tennessee has ruined what was once a rivalry

Marvin Westwestwords

Here’s how I see it …
Alabama appears much the same from year to year. So does Tennessee.
Jeremy Pruitt says the proverbial gap is closing. Numbers argue otherwise.
Jeremy says he is …