As soon as Tennessee announced last August that Dave Hart would retire as athletic director this year, David Blackburn’s name popped up as a likely successor. 904 more words
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Derek Dooley is best remembered for five things in his three seasons as Tennessee’s coach: seven losses per year, losing to Kentucky, a World War II soldier peering through binoculars, taking the Vols to the Music City Bowl in his first season and instituting the Vols for Life program. 661 more words
They were already envisioning their trip to New Orleans. They could practically taste the beignets and gumbo.
But Tennessee’s regular season-ending loss to Vanderbilt spoiled the Sugar Bowl travel dreams of many Vols fans and left them wondering where the team will play now. 661 more words
They plan to savor every sight, sound and smell of their last experience.
They will reach out to fans along the Vol Walk, take an extra minute to look at the names of the past Tennessee greats in the tunnel and soak in the adoration of the crowd once they reach the field and run through the “T” for a final time. 981 more words