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Tennessee really hasn't had much to cheer about this season. The team has underperformed mostly due to the right thumb injury to star quarterback Tyler Bray and the Justin Hunter's season-ending ACL injury. So when the Vols manage to salvage their bowl game hopes and prevent a shutout against SEC opponents by defeating Vanderbilt 27-21, it's excusable if the team gets a little emotional.
How emotional? Emotional enough for Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley to drop his usual proper attitude and say one of those words Mama Barbara would probably put him across her knee and spank him for.
(Warning: Non-Mama approved language)
A victory against Vanderbilt may not seem much to get overexcited about, but in a season that hasn't had much to talk about outside of Derek Dooley's choices in apparel, you get your reasons to celebrate when you can.
(via Outkick the Coverage)
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This is Tennessee coach Derek Dooley and his team celebrating after their win over Vanderbilt on Saturday. Yes, Vanderbilt. Looks familiar doesn’t it?
In trying to reverse a blown call Saturday night, the officials in Tennessee's 27-21 win over Vanderbilt blew another one, the SEC's coordinator of officials said.
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In the locker room after Tennessee dropped Vanderbilt in a somewhat controversial finish Saturday, Vols head coach Derek Dooley was, shall we say, exuberant in addressing his team. So exuberant, in fact, that he decided to make note of the fact that UT has utterly owned its in-state divisional “rival”. “The one thing that Tennessee…
Vanderbilt already has bulletin board material for next year's game against Tennessee.
After a controversial 27-21 overtime win by Tennessee, the Volunteers had an epic celebration in their locker room that someone filmed and later posted on YouTube for all to see — including Vandy coach James Franklin and his Commodores, who were still stewing over some botched calls by officials...
Following a week of criticism from so-called “experts” and traitorous fans (I’m looking at you Clay Travis), Coach Derek Dooley sent a clear message to the 92,000 strong, on-hand Saturday night at Neyland, that he can turn “it” on at anytime he chooses. Tennessee as in the midst of a six game SEC “calculated losing” [...]
According to famous singer/songwriter Jim Croce, there are four things one needs to avoid in order to live a long life: tugging on Superman's cape, spitting into the wind, pulling on the mask of the Lone Ranger, or messing around with Jim. After witnessing Tennessee's improbable win over Vanderbilt Saturday tonight, I can add a 5th rule to Croce's collection.
By Chris PriceFor FoxSportsTennessee.com
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Derek Dooley's Tennessee Volunteers were desperate for a win in the Southeastern Conference and James Franklin's Vanderbilt Commodores smelled blood in the water, but it just wasn't meant to be for the visiting team on senior night in Neyland Stadium on Saturday night.
Dooley was 10-0 when leading at halftime...
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