Tennessee Falls To Florida For 9th Consecutive Year

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Tennessee coach Butch Jones rolled the dice before entering his first matchup against SEC East rival Florida. After announcing the re-opening of a competition amongst his quarterbacks for the starting position earlier this week, Jones gave redshirt freshman Nathan Peterman the nod shortly before kickoff. However, […]

Will Johnny Manziel’s Offseason Scare Away Heisman Voters?

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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will play in 2013. The NCAA opted to suspend the reigning Heisman Trophy winner for the first half of his team’s season opener against Rice on Saturday, rather than rule the quarterback ineligible, following an […]

AJ McCarron’s Heisman Chances Will Be Stopped By Alabama’s Talent

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Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron has enjoyed one of the most decorated careers in college football history. Since joining the Tide, McCarron has been a member of three BCS championship teams, while serving as the team’s starting quarterback for two. With career totals of […]

Tennessee Benefiting From Talented In-State Prospects

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The Tennessee Volunteers’ top prospect Jalen Hurd shined on the national stage as his Beech Buccaneers defeated Station Camp 42-39 in a Sunday afternoon showcase on ESPN2. Hurd led the Bucs with 177 yards, three touchdowns and an interception. Hurd, […]

Rant Sports College Football Top 100: No. 6 Oregon Ducks

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The Rant Sports College Football Top 100 makes its latest stop in Eugene, Oregon to preview the No. 6 Oregon Ducks. Oregon finished the 2012 season with an 12-1 (8-1) record and were a Stanford game-winning field goal away from a potential BCS […]

Gus Malzahn Inheriting His Own Underrated Auburn Roster

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Gus Malzahn returned to Auburn University after just one season with Arkansas State. The former offensive coordinator of the Tigers’ national championship team led the Red Wolves to a 9-3 record last season, while Auburn struggled their way to a 3-9 finish. Despite […]

Tennessee-Vanderbilt Rivalry Heats Up Across Volunteer State

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The rivalry between the Tennessee and Vanderbilt fan bases has continued to gain steam in recent years, with the upcoming season possibly being the all-time boiling point. If you’re unfamiliar with the history between the two teams, the majority of meetings have been dominated […]

Tennessee Volunteers’ Recruiting Class Gets Latest Boost with DaVonte Lambert

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The Tennessee Volunteers added another piece to their already impressive 2014 recruiting class with the commitment of JUCO defensive end DaVonte Lambert. Lambert, who currently plays for Georgia Military College, is the No. 1 defensive end and the No. 4 overall player amongst JUCO prospects according to 247Sports. He is the […]

Missouri Tigers’ James Franklin Will Likely Have Breakout Season

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Missouri quarterback James Franklin entered last season with high expectations, but failed to truly meet them thanks to nagging injuries. Franklin threw 10 touchdowns and seven interceptions in limited action, a far cry from his 36 total touchdowns from the previous season. Missouri […]

Can Tennessee Be Surprise SEC Contender This Season?

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The Tennessee Volunteers haven’t made the SEC Championship since 2007. Since then, the team has been stuck in a downward spiral, failing to ever make progress in their goal of rebuilding. Last season may have been the biggest disappointment for […]

Can Jadeveon Clowney Lead South Carolina To SEC Championship?

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South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney enters the 2013 college football season with extremely high expectations. The Gamecocks standout is heralded as a preseason Heisman Trophy favorite and one of the top prospects for next year’s NFL draft, should he declare. Clowney has also played […]

Tennessee’s Defense Will Improve In 2013

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Once you’ve hit rock bottom, there’s nowhere to go but up. That’s the mindset of the Tennessee defense entering the 2013 season. The Vols were horrendous against opposing offenses last year, ranking 107th overall in total defense. Tennessee allowed an average of […]