Tom the Bomb

Marvin Westwestwords

Jalen Hurd is gone but his shadow lingers. One of his advocates floated this trial balloon: What if Jalen had said he was really, really sorry for the mess he …

Oh my, Vols are high

Marvin Westwestwords

It is alarming to discover what national football writers know about Tennessee that I don’t.
It is also humbling. Here I am, in close proximity to the Volunteers, an honorary letterman …

Polite suggestion for the boss

Marvin Westwestwords

Soft, polite suggestion for new athletics director John Currie: Please consider an honors program and a pat on the back for the football Volunteers of 50 years ago.
Do a bunch …

Walk softly on sacred ground

Marvin Westwestwords

If Butch Jones had asked me to address the mini-multitude at the Orange and White event, here’s what I would have said:
Look around Neyland Stadium, soak up what you see …