Found November 20, 2011 on College Football Talk:
Last night’s overtime game between Vanderbilt and Tennessee, which was ultimately won by the Vols 27-21, was not without an officiating controversy. I mean, Derek Dooley was involved for goodness sake. Could we expect anything less? But Dooley came out on the right side of an official review last night in overtime. The problem was…

Derek Dooley has a potty mouth.

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...

Derek Dooley Swagger Jacks Charlie Strong

This is Tennessee coach Derek Dooley and his team celebrating after their win over Vanderbilt on Saturday. Yes, Vanderbilt. Looks familiar doesn’t it?

SEC: Vols' interception should not have been reviewed

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. The Volunteers won the game on Eric Gordon's 90-yard interception return for a touchdown in overtime, a play in which Gordon was initially ruled down. The officials then went to replay to overturn the call...

Franklin ‘takes issue’ with Dooley’s postgame comments

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…

Tennessee postgame celebration fuels fire for next year’s Vanderbilt game

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...

Post Game: Vandy

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” [...]

The 5th Rule for a Long Life

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.   ...

Why James Franklin is not Bruce Pearl

UT's 27-21 OT win tonight over Vandy got me thinking..... Many college sports fans and media members have compared James Franklin's first year at the helm of the Vanderbilt football program to Bruce Pearl's first year as the trigger man for the Tennessee basketball program.  On the surface, it's easy to see why.  Both are high energy, positive minded individuals...

Black cloud lifted from Vols with win over Vandy

By Chris PriceFor 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...

Football. Tennessee edges VU in overtime

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Tennessee defensive back Eric Gordon intercepted a pass from Jordan Rodgers on the first possession of overtime, and returned it 90 yards for a touchdown to lift the Volunteers to a 27-21 win Saturday at Neyland Stadium.

Duke Tennessee Betting Preview

Nov 21, 5:30 PM | Lahaina Civic Center Tennessee Volunteers vs Duke Blue Devils Odds 2-0TEAM RECORD4-0 College hoops betting interest focuses on the Duke vs Tennessee battle Monday at Lahaina Civic Center as the Blue Devils look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread. The game is being played at Lahaina Civic Center, which makes it technically a neutral...
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