Pivotal games remain if …

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Wow, Alabama is pretty good.
That may be the best offense we’ve seen – strong, balanced, excellent speed, superior quarterback. The recycled analyst has done one heck of a job.
Tennessee regressed. …

Relief and belief

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What we have here is good news a full notch above maybe and perhaps. Call it relief and belief.
No jumping to conclusions, mind you, but I am about to begin …

Auburn contradictions

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Unpredictable Auburn has a new problem. Off to the side, it has created one for Tennessee.
The Tigers, thought to be championship contenders back in the summer, are disappointing. They lost …

Improvement? Optimism? Careful now

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Jeremy and I thought we saw some encouraging signs. As 26-point losses go, this wasn’t all that bad. Georgia has a good team.
Jeremy was more emotional than I am about …

Different degrees of bad

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Fortunately, for Tennessee, there are different degrees of bad. The Vols were awful against Florida but worse is possible. Give that some thought.
Six turnovers are not a world record. Once …

Shoot but do not touch

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Tennessee’s 1998 national championship trophy came to First Tennessee’s Downtown West Financial Center on Friday for a two-hour fan celebration and social media competition.
Bank staff offered nylon orange fans along …

First Tenn offers chance to win tickets

Sandra ClarkFeature, West Knox

Here’s a chance to score some tickets to the UT-Florida football game on Sept. 22.
Drop by First Tennessee’s Downtown West Financial Center, 1815 Downtown West Boulevard, today (9/21) from 11 …

Big game in town

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With no regard for big-game week, another problem has popped up.
Florida, winner of 12 of the past 13 games against Tennessee, is far, far ahead in the newest university rankings …