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Tough calls to be made with many schools going all out.
1. North Carolina D
When you see a score of 68-50 between Georgia Tech and North Carolina, you figure it's a hoops score. But no, that was an actual football game. The Yellow Jackets scored on eight out their nine last possessions as the UNC defense apparently hid in a smoldering dumpster rather than tackle anyone.
In a bad Big Ten, Illinois is the No. 1 smoldering wreck. The Illini have only two wins, one over Charleston Southern, which might actually be a candy bar and not a university. It's clear now why Illinois was trying to raid Penn State for talent. The Illini have none.
3. SEC's spread dominance
The theory that you cannot beat the SEC's elite teams running the spread has taken a hit this season. Texas A&M beat Alabama, should have beaten LSU and could easily have beaten Florida. (That was Johnny Manziel's first game, remember.)
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Virginia would like to use the spotlight of a Thursday night game to show the Cavaliers really are on their way up, even if their record suggests otherwise.
The Cavaliers (4-6, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) host North Carolina on Thursday night. The Tar Heels are hoping to play the role of spoiler and end Virginia's late-season, win-or-else drive to become bowl eligible.
Paul Finebaum’s Twitter feed is reporting that Volquest has reported that Derek Dooley has been fired as the Tennessee Volunteer’s Head Coach of the football team. Dooley and the Vols are coming off a loss to the Missouri Tigers and have not won an SEC Conference game all season. Volunteer fans have been growing restless.
Volquest reporting Dooley out at UT.
— Paul Finebaum...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee coach Derek Dooley said if a decision has been made about his future with the Volunteers, it's news to him.
Dooley said at his Monday news conference that he hasn't been told whether the Volunteers plan to remove him at the end of the season, contrary to reports suggesting such a move was inevitable.
Dooley said he had spoken with athletic...
The Tennessee Volunteers haven’t been back to the Rocky mountain top in a long time, in fact, they haven’t been much above the base for the better part of a decade. Derek Dooley was hired in 2010, inheriting a program … Continue reading →
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina announced on Tuesday that senior placekicker Casey Barth is out for the season after suffering an undisclosed injury in Saturday’s loss to Georgia Tech. The school also confirmed season-ending injuries for 11 other Tar Heels on its ACC-mandated injury report.
The situation doesn't look good for University of Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley. While there is no "official" word on Dooley's future, there is an awful lot of chatter about his fate. At this time there isn't much substance to any details surrounding Dooley's job. However, multiple sources are pretty confident that this will be Dooley's last...
Tennessee has fired football coach Derek Dooley after he posted losing seasons in each of his three years.
The 44-year-old Dooley posted a 15-21 record that sorely lacked quality wins over conference foes. Dooley was 4-19 in Southeastern Conference games and 0-15 against Top 25 teams. Tennessee is 1-14 in the SEC over the last two years.
Tennessee (4-7, 0-7 SEC) must win its season...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Inside Carolina takes an in-depth look at Virginia, as the Tar Heels travel to Charlottesville on Thursday to take on an emerging Cavalier team in front of a national television audience (7:30pm/ESPN).
Wednesday marks the start of the Fall Signing Period, as the Tar Heels will ink two signees, with possibly more to follow. For expert analysis and perspective on UNC's Class of 2013, Inside Carolina chatted with Evan Daniels, Brian Snow and Rob Harrington.
It took a four overtime loss to Missouri to seal his fate but late last night Wes Rucker, senior writer at govols247.com, tweeted that it's “Not a question of 'if,' but 'when' on Dooley. Don't think they'll announce anything until after a Vandy loss or after UK game, win or lose.”
That's right, Derek Dooley and his patented orange pants will...
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Derek Dooley has still not been fired.
Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley says that his boss, Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart, hasn't made a decision on His Hairness' continued employment in Knoxville yet. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)
Give Me Just a Little More Time.
Auburn HC Gene Chizik still "believes he can turn...
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Stand By Your Man.
Tennessee defensive lineman Daniel Hood declares embattled Vols head football coach Derek Dooley “one of the best people that I’ve had around in my life.” (The Knoxville News Sentinel)
Jonnny Manziel "is a rockstar."
Because Jim Rome said so.
Spreading the love.
Covering Dixie Like Mildew.
This just in...
Tennessee head football coach Derek Dooley still hasn't been fired yet. (The Knoxville News Sentinel)
Baseball metaphor for college football of the day.
Derek Dooley's replacement at Tennessee has to be a home run. Because Joel Hollingsworth said so. (Rocky Top Talk)
Johnny Manziel is quiet. Too quiet.
No change in our rankings this week, but the Aggies are a big reason the SEC is still cemented in the #1 spot.
The Good: SIX teams in the Top Ten of the BCS standings.
The Bad: None of those teams are ranked #1 or #2
*Runner-up for The Bad: According to ESPN Stats & Info, Tennessee is the first SEC team to ever allow 38 or more points in six straight games, annnnnnnd...