Love and BasketVol: Kansas

On January 1st, 2010 four Tennessee basketball players realized that when you have weed and an unregistered handgun in the car, you get arrested. On Friday January 8th, 2010 the finalized penalty was handed down to those players. Tyler Smith, one of the Vols’ best players at the time, would now be dismissed from the … Continue reading Love and BasketVol: Kansas

The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: Dooley Returns

It was the perfect set up for game day. The ChattTenn Sports team all piled in Casa De Winn and the kitchen counter top lined with 3 crock-pots, all filled with different football delights.There is the sweet tasty goodness of little smokies, the hearty change of pace broccoli and cheese soup, and lastly the GOAT … Continue reading The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: Dooley Returns

The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: Kentucky Edition

     The last time Kentucky won in Knoxville, Reagan was in the White House, Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go was the #1 song on the charts and gas was $1.20/gallon. Those are the things that are keeping me the most hopeful for this game. Kentucky has already broken their losing streak against Florida … Continue reading The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: Kentucky Edition

The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: Charlotte Edition.

        Ah, the take your kids to their first Vol’s game, game. This is the home match up every year where you get to see pictures or your friends, or people who Facebook claims are your friends, take their kids to their first UT game. This game is one where we are … Continue reading The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: Charlotte Edition.

Big Orange BasketVol Preview

Number 6, that was the preseason ranking of the 2016-2017 North Carolina Tar Heels. Number 6, that was the preseason ranking of the 2017-2018 Villanova Wildcats. Both season outcomes, national champions. Number 6, that’s the preseason ranking of the 2018-2019 Tennessee Volunteers. Welcome to true preseason hype, Vol fans.       Last season the … Continue reading Big Orange BasketVol Preview

The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: UT vs South Carolina Edition

     Well, I feel about as empty as the 3 Modelo bottles sitting on the coffee table. That is one of those games, you look back on and think “We lost the game. They didn’t beat us”. We continued to shoot ourselves in the foot over and over again. It makes me physically ill … Continue reading The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: UT vs South Carolina Edition

Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: The 3rd Saturday in October Edition

     Today, I’m going to start off on a small rant regarding Saturday fall weddings in the south. Listen, I understand it’s one of the most important days of your life. I understand it’s tough to book venues and get arrangements together. BUT DO ALL THAT JANUARY THROUGH AUGUST! As fans we are asking … Continue reading Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: The 3rd Saturday in October Edition

The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: UT vs Auburn Edition

     693 days. That was how long long it had been since we had won an SEC game. 11.2%, that was the percentage chance ESPN gave us to win. 15 point underdog at game time, via OddShark. But on Saturday, we overcame all that.      I woke up around 7:30 Saturday morning to … Continue reading The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: UT vs Auburn Edition

The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: Bye Week Edition

        Ah, it’s the bye week. It’s an entire Saturday filled with a weird anxiety. You feel as if you are still supposed to plan your day around a certain 4 hour block of time, but there was no 4 hour block of time this Saturday. It’s fine to still put your … Continue reading The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: Bye Week Edition

The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: UT vs UGA Edition

Here I sit, slumped into the couch as if someone just ran over my dog. I take a slow defeated sip of my lukewarm sweet tea that has one sad little dissipating ice cube. You could say I look like a pouty child slumped into that couch, because our Vols just got beat by a … Continue reading The Overly Emotional Initial Reaction: UT vs UGA Edition