Jeremy Pruitt is saying more

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Football coaches, even before they master all the Xs and Os, learn to talk extensively without saying too much. Politicians excel at this.
Jeremy Pruitt gets paid in part for talking …

Vol football: Back where we started

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Good news: Jeremy Pruitt sounds as if he understands the fans’ point of view. He says he has to give us a team that will make us proud.
Perhaps you have …

If money will buy happiness …

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So, what do you get for $3 million and change in today’s college football coaching market?
Tennessee got Jim Chaney, Derrick Ansley and Tee Martin. We can hope that makes a …

Bits ’n’ pieces of mixed emotions

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Jarrett Guarantano has been declared the seventh best quarterback in the Southeastern Conference by no less an authority than Connor O’Gara, Senior National Columnist (note capital letters) for Saturday Down …

Interesting and entertaining

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This just in: Tennessee’s spring football game did not scare Georgia State.
The Panthers, four and a half months away as the first foe for the Volunteers, have already heard about …

Money is no object

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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 …