Money is no object

Marvin Westwestwords

Fourteen months ago, Phillip Fulmer accepted the challenge of “fixing” Tennessee football.
Because of what he previously accomplished, because of his competitiveness, wisdom and experience, I want to believe it will …

Cherish these Volunteers

Marvin Westwestwords

What follows is some free grandfatherly advice from a long-ago eighth-grade basketball coach at Powell, undefeated no less.
Cherish these Tennessee Volunteers. Wherever you are, tip your cap. Be proud they …

Vanderbilt is different

Marvin Westwestwords

Let’s take a walk, a little visit to Vanderbilt. Tennessee will play basketball there on Wednesday. All tickets are sold, even for obstructed views. The game should be exciting.
If you …

Silver for Shuler

Marvin Westwestwords

Heath Shuler is moving on up, big time, toward the top of the heap.
The former Tennessee quarterback will be honored next week with the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award.
To put this …

Pruitt hits home run with Chaney hire

Marvin Westwestwords

Tennessee finally has an offensive coordinator. Jeremy Pruitt says he found a perfect fit. Phillip Fulmer says the choice was worth the wait. The athletic director found the funds to …

Vol Robert Shaw finds success in Dallas

Marvin Westwestwords

One of my new year’s resolutions was to say, now and then, something nice about someone involved with or linked to Tennessee football.
After extensive research, I do believe I have …

Championship connections

Marvin Westwestwords

We are not left out in the cold.
No doubt you find it very comforting to have prominent connections to the national championship football game, coming soon to a large-screen TV …