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Losing is never fun.
Erythromycin For Sale, I think that must be an axiom. If not, then it should be. Still, there are degrees of losing -- certain nuances to the old black and white world of one team wins and one team loses. The Tennessee Volunteers, their coaches, their fans, and yours truly have become increasingly more familiar with the details of these degrees of losing this season.
That is not necessarily a bad thing...
On the one hand they lost two games -- against the UCLA Bruins and the Auburn Tigers -- which, by most measuring sticks, they should have won. Each of those contests were marked by an anemic passing game and a defense which was exhausted at the end of the game.
In each of these games, the Vols offense floundered early in the game -- spotting their opponent a substantial (though not insurmountable) lead lead, only to rebound too late in the game to have enough time to mount a complete comeback.
That is the darker side of defeat.
Then there was the "moral victory" of a ten-point loss to the Florida Gators. Most folks had the Vols written off as dead before the opening kickoff -- near 30-point underdogs. Yet, when the final whistle sounded, the men in orange had defended their honor and managed to show the Gators that they would not go quietly. Though they lost by 10, Tennessee left everything on the field and left Urban Meyer answering questions about why the vaunted Gators had not annihilated the out-manned Volunteers. It was a loss -- no question about it -- but it was respectable. It marked a small step forward.
The reality in that game was, however, that though the Vols were never truly "out of it," they were likewise never truly in a position to win. They hung around till the end, but really never had what it took to get the victory. I suppose that is the sort of loss where you simply say, "well, they gave it their best."
Then there is the Alabama game...
Make no mistake about it, the Alabama Crimson Tide won the game and won it honestly. Alabama did what they had to do to win...
...but so did the Vols.
Unlike the Florida game, Tennessee was very much in a position to win and, with only a little bit of luck, everyone in Big Orange Country would be smiling right now. The Vols did not win, but they were there at the end of the game fighting for the chance to bring it home.
This represents an amazing leap forward for this program, for this team, and for this staff. This shows -- clearly in my mind -- that with a little time there are very special things to come for the Tennessee Volunteers. The future looks even brighter than it did after the Vols victory over the Georgia Bulldogs.
Are the Vols "back"? No.
...but they are getting closer.
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Through 4 October 2009
Amikacin For Sale, After the games of this past weekend, my ballot seems to have settled down a bit near the top, but the back end continues to be a bit of a rollercoaster. Most of these should be fairly obvious. Either way, here’s my BlogPoll Top 25 ballot for week 6 of the 2009 season:
My Ballot for the Week
|Last week's ballot|
Explanations after the jump...
Comments, Explanations, and Excuses
Here are the high-points of the week's changes:
You Can Do Better Than That:
Both the Iowa Hawkeyes (10) and the Oklahoma Sooners (17) win the “You Can Do Better Than That” award this week for leaving me unimpressed with their performance, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (15) are an honorable mention on this one. Iowa, after managing to up-end the Penn State Nittany Lions (9) a week ago, the Hawkeyes barely managed to beat Arkansas State (NR) this past week. Thus, despite the win, Iowa stays put.
As for Oklahoma, well, they lost to the Miami Hurricanes (13) in a nailbiter, but with an overall record of 2-2, I simply cannot justify the Sooners being much higher, despite my belief that they are a solid team.
Tussle at the Top:
Again, the LSU Tigers (4) are in my top 5 more or less by default, though they beat the Georgia Bulldogs (25), their performance was less than awe inspiring. This week, however, they take on the Florida Gators (1) in Baton Rouge for what is sure to be a slugfest on the bayou. If LSU wins, then they are sure to move up, if not, then they likely drop like a stone. Whether Tim Tebow suits up for the Gators will undoubtedly have a huge impact on this game.
Returners & First Timers:
Based upon their strong showing against my Tennessee Volunteers (NR), the Auburn Tigers (19) lead the way with the new faces in my ballot. At 5-0, I figure the Tigers have earned a spot in the poll. Whether they can keep it remains to be seen as they get set to face the Arkansas Razorbacks (NR), LSU Tigers (4) and Ole Miss Rebels (12) before the end of October. For now, however, they’re in like Flynn.
Joining the Tigers are the Wisconsin Badgers (21), Oregon Ducks (22), and Missouri Tigers (24) all of whom have managed to compile strong records so far this season.
"Now Departing at Gate 21...":
After only one week in my poll ballot, the Houston Cougars (NR) walk right back out the door after losing to the UTEP Miners (NR) in a game which apparently featured no defense whatsoever. They are joined by UCLA (NR) who was bested by 4-1 Stanford (NR); the Michigan Wolverines (NR) who lost to intrastate rival Michigan State (NR) for the second year in a row; and the California Golden Bears (NR) who continued their lay-down-and-die routine against the USC Trojans (6)—allowing 62 unanswered points between scores over the last two games.
Having taken the time to consider my feeble attempt at ranking the powers in college football, feel free to try and convince me that I am wrong -- which is part of the way the BlogPoll is supposed to work. I promise that I will consider all
You can view the final results of this week's poll over at CBS Sports later this week and check out an analysis of how the collective blogging brain-trust arrived at this week's result. If you're craving even more BlogPoll goodness, Amikacin results, Buy generic Amikacin, you can also check out how other bloggers voted and see how your team fared across the Blogosphere.
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Epogen For Sale, It was Western Kentucky and lawvol did an excellent job with his version of this post (as in better than mine's going to be), so I'll keep this relatively brief.
Judging by the atmosphere on campus before the game and during the game in the student section, you would in no way have thought Tennessee's opponent was possibly the worst Division I-A team in the country. Epogen cost, I found this out on the long walk from my apartment down the Cumberland Avenue "Strip" and through the heart of campus on my way to the Vol Walk. I managed to get an up-close spot fort the spectacle, Epogen wiki, Get Epogen, and I'll have a video from it at the end of this.
As for the game, Epogen used for, Epogen natural, I'll start with Jonathan Crompton. Sure, rx free Epogen, Epogen steet value, the tipped balls are worrisome and the first interception he threw - though not his fault, said Lane Kiffin - was the awful kind of pass he would have made last year, Epogen pictures. Epogen samples, Other than that, he really didn't have that many incompletions.
He looked confident, buy Epogen no prescription. He looked poised, Epogen For Sale. Is Epogen safe, He managed the offense very well (I can only remember one substitution penalty and procedure penalty). He was 21-of-28 and threw five touchdowns for goodness sakes, Epogen canada, mexico, india. Buy Epogen without prescription, Sure, it was mostly the short passing game.
But if your quarterback struggles with making multiple reads (as Crompton did in 2008), low dose Epogen, Epogen for sale, you don't make him do that. You let him take the snap and throw it to a wideout against a corner playing off the line and let the playmaker get some yards in space, Epogen duration. Epogen For Sale, You throw the short hitch. Japan, craiglist, ebay, overseas, paypal, You get Crompton rolling out with options short, medium and long, Epogen street price. Where can i buy cheapest Epogen online, Heck, Crompton even slid when he had to scramble.
The receivers played well enough to make you forget the injuries, about Epogen. Epogen without prescription, Luke Stocker caught two scores. Marsalis Teague led the way as a freshmen and is going to be a great player, order Epogen online c.o.d. Quintin Hancock deserves a shout-out.
But this day belonged to the offensive line, Epogen For Sale. Generic Epogen, Crompton had time to throw and that only helps him. And the line opened enormous holes and got great push on just about every play, is Epogen addictive, Epogen brand name, as was evidenced in the stats. Hopefully they stay healthy throughout the year, online buy Epogen without a prescription, Epogen dangers, because watching them open lanes for Hardesty, Bryce, Epogen forum, Epogen interactions, Oku and Poole (let's not forget about Toney WIlliams, either) could be really fun to watch if they are able to keep it up.
The defense was swarming and Western Kentucky had no time to do anything - at all, Epogen dose. Buy Epogen without a prescription, I thought the linebackers played pretty well, but we'll have to see how they go up against stronger, Epogen class, Buying Epogen online over the counter, faster opponents in the future. Epogen For Sale, Janzen Jackson was the first freshman to see the field defensively, and, like Teague, he's going to be a great player. I thought Wes Brown also played very well: well as in fresh, Epogen treatment, Ordering Epogen online, considering everything we'd heard about him all preseason were the bad condition of both of his knees.
To conclude, anytime you dominate a team 63-7 and outgain them by the margin Tennessee did, where can i order Epogen without prescription, Online buying Epogen, you feel good about it. But if nothing else, order Epogen no prescription, Buy no prescription Epogen online, it's a game where you get some confidence, especially on offense where those guys are trying to make us all forget last year's atrocities, taking Epogen. It's a chance for the freshmen and new players to get some game action, as every little bit of experience helps. Western Kentucky was the perfect opponent for Lane and Company to open up with.
Looking ahead, I think this team could be pretty tough to beat in Neyland Stadium this year. If the crowd was like it was for Western Kentucky - and those of you who were there hopefully agree with me on this - how will it be when Auburn, Georgia and South Carolina come to visit?
Which leads me to my next bold statement: I see absolutely no way UCLA comes into Knoxville next week and beats Tennessee.
There, I said it, Epogen For Sale. First off, anytime you travel across the country to play, you're at a disadvantage. See LSU last night at Washington, Maryland getting rocked at Cal, our own Vols the past two seasons and Cal coming here in 2006. Kevin Prince is UCLA's starting QB. He was 18-of-29 for 176 yards, and threw two picks against one touchdown. Epogen For Sale, That was at home, against San Diego State.
Next week he'll be dealing with the Tennessee defense. In Tennessee's stadium. Against a group of players and coaches and fans that want to right the wrong of last year's embarrassing loss. And do it emphatically in front of a national TV audience on ESPN.
Yes, yes, I know we all said the same exact thing last year. But if not for horribly inept coaching (throwing 41 passes Dave Clawson and letting Kevin Craft dink-and-dunk you down the field John Chavis), Tennessee wins that game. UCLA has certainly improved, but this time they get the dubious honor of making the long trip, Epogen For Sale. We all already are aware (boom, alliteration!) of the importance of this game to the rest of the Vols' season. Tennessee absolutely has to beat UCLA next Saturday.
As soon as the Vols had the first couple of touchdowns yesterday and settled into the complete domination they displayed, my thoughts were already on UCLA. Hence why I've spent the last half of this post talking about next Saturday.
Anyways, here's the video I took of the Vol Walk from yesterday (please know it's long and my camera steadiness was lacking...you try holding your arm up that high for that long):
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Western Kentucky vs. Tennessee
Buy Reglan Without Prescription, Well, there are so very many positive things to say about this game that it is hard to really know where to start, thus, I’ll just start at the top, here are the stats for the game:
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The stats speak loudly. Tennessee racked up a whopping 710 total net yards. Last season the Vols managed only 3,225 yards on the season, today they produced over 20% of last season’s total yards in a single game. They scored more points than they have since the 2000 game against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Even more surprising was the balance in the offensive yardage between the pass and the run.
I am hardly surprised that the Vols managed big numbers on the ground, but the passing game was a pleasant surprise—oh what a change from 2008.
In fact Jonathan Crompton pretty much had a career day while Nick Stephens also notched some quality time:
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On this point, Reglan overnight, Comprar en línea Reglan, comprar Reglan baratos, I am really happy for Jonathan Crompton. After all of the adversity he suffered through last year, it is so nice to see Crompton have a strong showing. As I mentioned during the liveblog earlier, cheap Reglan no rx, Purchase Reglan online no prescription, Crompton just looked like he felt much more comfortable and confident in the pocket. He looked like he knew what he was supposed to do. He looked like he understood the plan and he looked like a quarterback who was having fun. In several of the shots from the SEC Network broadcast you could see him smiling in the huddle. After a 2008 season in which he received death threats from Tennessee fans, I am so glad for this young man to see him go out and be able to perform the way (according to Clay Travis’ “On Rocky Top”) he had dreamed of since he was a child.
What a change a year can make…
On the receiving end of Crompton’s passes were a bevy of Volunteers. It was nice to see a lot of players getting a lot of touches. Of particular note were Marsalis Teague, Reglan online cod, Reglan from mexico, Quintin Hancock, and Nu’Keese Richardson who combined for 182 yard receiving, Reglan no rx, Reglan price, coupon, while tight end Luke Stocker added 23 yards and two touchdowns. Nice to see that the Kiffin cadre of coaches realize that the big guy at the end of the line can catch the ball too.
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Despite the worst fears of fans of the Vols, the men in orange look like they have finally shaken off the sour taste of offensive ineptitude that was so pervasive in 2008. Again, Reglan long term, Effects of Reglan, a nice change.
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Montario Hardesty led with a banner day of 160 yards—more than half of the 271 yards he had in all of 2008. Freshman Bryce Brown also showed why he was the number one ranked recruit in the country with his 107 yards in his first game in an orange shirt, herbal Reglan. Canada, mexico, india, Meanwhile, Tauren Poole and David Oku added 58 and 47 yards respectively.
Of course all of this was made possible by the excellent zone blocking by the Vols’ offensive line which opened holes that even I could have run through. Nice game by the big guys in the trenches
I expected the Tennessee defense to look tough and they did. I was really stuck by how well they seemed to be able to adapt to both the pass and the run. This was particularly apparent when, Reglan description, Buy Reglan online cod, with about 4:50 to go in the second quarter Western Kentucky attempted a reverse. The quarterback, showing a pass had a face full of orange as he made the pitch, order Reglan from mexican pharmacy, Where can i buy Reglan online, but the backs were all over the reverse as they brought the carrier down for a loss.
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I did not try to keep track of the specific calls today, but for the first time in years I was thrilled to see that I did not always know what was coming next. There was a great mixture of run, cheap Reglan, Reglan no prescription, pass, pocket, buy Reglan from mexico, Reglan alternatives, roll-out, off-tackle, Reglan maximum dosage, Reglan results, sweep, and over-the-middle. Heck, Reglan reviews, Buy Reglan online no prescription, we even got to see the direct snap (which I imagine UCLA will be looking at meaningfully this week). I’ll probably have a better grasp on exactly what we did and when after I get a chance to watch the game again. For now, however, buy cheap Reglan no rx, all I can say is that the Vols looked very well coached—they were not flawless, but they knew what they were supposed to do. This game was an excellent way to start the Lane Kiffin era as the Blackjack General was clearly in command of the field.
Yes, I think we may have made the right choice in terms of coaches.
Yes, this was only Western Kentucky. Yes, we were supposed to win this game. We were also supposed to win our games against the UCLA Bruins and the Wyoming Cowboys last year. I know that the competition level is going increase exponentially in the coming weeks. Still, at least Tennessee has shown that it has a solid grasp on fundamentals. They have shown that they can play as a team. They have shown that they have the ability to do great things.
Do we know how they will match up against the Florida Gators? No. But at least we know that they are ready to play.
After all, I’ll take a win over a loss any day of the week…
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With that lovely prospect in mind, let’s get down to business:
1) (From HSH) We've talked through the past month or so about just about everything we could talk about regarding this Tennessee team: the quarterbacks, offensive line, freshman, Eric Berry, finding healthy wide receivers, freshman again, etc. So the simple question is this: what do you expect or what specifically are you looking for from the Vols against Western Kentucky this Saturday?
HSH: First things first, Western Kentucky is not going to be anything close to resembling a quality football team. They were recently a power in 1-AA, Discount Bactrim, but this is their first full year in 1-A, and have the potential to be one of the worst teams to come to Neyland Stadium in a while (yes, I'm including Wyoming). They went just 2-10 last year (the wins were Eastern Kentucky and Murray State) and return just 12 starters from that team.
So if Tennessee hangs 60 points on the Hilltoppers, oh, generic Bactrim, well it was just Western Kentucky, right? Not exactly. I want to see Tennessee score lots of points Saturday afternoon. I expect Lane Kiffin will want to pound the rock with the running backs. I want to see a confident Jonathan Crompton that doesn't make any mistakes and crisply runs the offense.
Defensively, Purchase Bactrim online no prescription, I want to see which freshmen make an early impact in their first games, and how they handle playing for real. On both sides, I want to see swagger—OK, it's WKU, Bactrim overnight, but we could be playing my high school's team and I would still want to see our players have a wealth of confidence in themselves and their coaches that creates said swagger.
Lawvol: I expect and hope to see a few things. First, I am not exactly expecting grandeur for this first game of the 2009 season, Bactrim treatment, but what I am expecting to see is poise and purpose. I am hoping that this team brings their attitude—one which was sorely missing last season—and refuses to play down to the level of their opponent which they should beat under almost any circumstance.
Let’s be honest, Western Kentucky went 2-10 last season which made even the Vols’ 5-7 campaign seem decent. Prior to 2008, however, Western Kentucky had a streak of 12 straight winning seasons, Bactrim long term, and look to be on the upswing. That said, The Vols have got to play with a little spark and bring their best game to their opponent—regardless of the quality of that opponent. The Vols have to play their game and not let it be dictated to them by their opponent.
Most of all, Order Bactrim online c.o.d, I am looking to see a team that is glad to be on the field playing once more. I hope that we begin to see the development of the new Kiffin system and hopefully get a huge relief when the quarterback play is surprisingly crisp and effective. This is a confidence game which is only a good thing if you perform in a manner that inspires confidence
2) The last time I had to come up with questions for the Roundtable, you may remember our visit to the debate over the “Woo!” in Rocky Top. Along those lines, I want to get the take on a similar topic: pompons, or shakers if you prefer that.
The basis of this comes from Clay Travis' book, Bactrim dose, Dixieland Delight, which I read this summer and I suggest you look into as well. Bactrim no prescription, First, read what Clay says about pompons/shakers (Note that this is straight from the book).
Once you've done that, you're on the spot: do you make use of said pompons/shakers at Tennessee games?
HSH: As a student, where can i cheapest Bactrim online, of course, we have the things basically thrown at us because they're in our seats when we get to the game. Canada, mexico, india, I was more inclined to use them as a freshman three years ago, but now I don't even think about using them.
Why. They're annoying and they're for the pretty sorority girls all dressed up, Bactrim For Sale. What's wrong with a fist pump or high-fives with those around you when the Vols make a good play. Not only that, Bactrim cost, but they occasionally block even my view of the field (I'm not exactly a short guy, either) and I every now and then get hit by the person behind me using theirs.
I know I sound really uptight, Bactrim trusted pharmacy reviews, but neither of those above things really bother me - they're just reasons I'm anti-shakers. But much like the Rocky Top "Woo!" they aren't going anywhere...
Lawvol: As a general rule I am not a shaker guy, at least not now. When I was a student, I did on occasion raise a shaker or two into the air in jubilation, buy Bactrim online no prescription, but I was never a huge fan of shakers as a means to display support for the team. I have, however, Bactrim images, put shakers to good use in other ways. In 1997, while on a road trip to Florida, I did assemble a wig of nothing but shakers which looked particularly fetching with my blue eyes and was all the rage with the folks in Gainesville—that is until they pounded our faces into the pavement with their Jorts-clad backsides. Needless to say, I decided the wig was a bad idea.
I have, fast shipping Bactrim, however, discovered that a properly wielded shaker can make a wonderful implement of self-defense, Japan, craiglist, ebay, overseas, paypal, nee’ “weapon.” First and foremost, a shaker is a wonderfully effective way to bash people over the head who annoy you in the stadium. Shakers are not terribly menacing, per se, but when slung with force (and especially when wet) they can approximate the feeling one gets when being bashed over the head with a plate of spaghetti (sans the plate). The beauty of this is that, taking Bactrim, having pummeled your foe you can simply play it off as if you were merely overcome by a fit of gleeful spirit at the Vols’ performance on the field, or the First Tennessee ad on the Jumbotron.
The pointy end of a shaker (i.e. Bactrim online cod, “the handle”) can also serve as an effective means of poking people in the ribs. This works particularly well when you obscure the handle behind your other arm and simply poke the end out into an the ribs of an unsuspecting bystander while standing in a throng of people clamoring to get out of the stadium after the game. A true raconteur will do this so that, the object of the barb is a particularly burly fellow wearing orange who is … ill tempered with strong drink. Immediately after doing that, you must turn quickly around and yell loudly at the Florida fan behind you to quit poking you. Then repeat the jab on the burly orange fellow only harder, and watch the fur fly (preferably from a distance, Bactrim brand name, but be sure and hang around to give a statement to the police).
Finally, shakers can actually be used to disperse a crowd quite quickly, Bactrim coupon, especially if you have numerous shakers. Simply find a cigarette lighter, and imagine yourself as one of the great medieval archers lighting your arrow and hurl the flaming shakers into the crowd. This won’t win you many friends and though it might get you arrested, it is highly entertaining…**
3) Looking back over the last year and a half, it has been an absolute roller coaster ride for the Vols and their fans. A lot of excitement has been building to this very moment as Tennessee gets set to take the field for the 2009 season. How do you feel with kickoff only days away? Are you excited? Ready to to start kickin' ass and taking names? Unsure? Worried? Shaking like a little girl? Incapable of speaking coherently due to complete and utter hysterical fear?
HSH: I would call myself quietly confident. I know Tennessee's going to come out and pound Western Kentucky Saturday afternoon and I'm looking more towards watching to see how all the new parts look in a game than anything else.
Now when those powder-blue-and-gold folks come calling next week, Bactrim pics, then it's showtime. Not only is UCLA quite possibly the game that determines the first half of our season, but I—and I’m not alone—haven't forgotten the embarrassment they caused the Vol Nation last September. Effects of Bactrim, They were the beneficiaries of an epic Vol fail on ESPN on Labor Day and that must be avenged.
So to keep it short, I'm ready to get Saturday's win over Western over with, so we can start really getting the juices flowing for when UCLA visits. This Saturday will be a nice little greeting time and introduction time for everybody, but we'll know much, buy generic Bactrim, much more about the Vols sometime around 8 p.m. September 4th.
Lawvol: I am hopefully optimistic, Australia, uk, us, usa, but realize that things could go poorly for the Vols this season. Thus, I think I am taking the wait-and-see approach and am hoping that we will see a few fireworks this Saturday. Mainly, I am just hoping that the Vols return to being a team once more and that the fans finally start cheering and quit booing like they did last season. Thus, I am a little worried about the in-the-stands aspect of the game.
Either way, buying Bactrim online over the counter, for this week, I am pretty pumped because Western Kentucky doesn’t have a whole lot of fire. As for the Florida game … I’ll get back to you on that one.
4) Alright, Bactrim duration, we've come through all of the previews and prognostications thus far but one real question remains: in the minds of each of the Roundtablers how do you expect the Vols to fare against the competition on their schedule? Which games do they win, which games do they lose, and why?
HSH: Here’s my picks for the season:
Western Kentucky: WIN — Lane Kiffin's not going to lose his first game, and Western Kentucky isn't really that good at football right now.
UCLA: WIN — Neither team was good last year, doses Bactrim work, and I don't know who's improved more, but there is absolutely no way a Pac-10 team should come 3, Bactrim alternatives, 000 miles cross-country and beat Tennessee in Neyland Stadium (see Cal 2006).
Florida: LOSS — Look, we aren't going to get beat 175-0, but we aren't going to beat Florida. They are more talented, my Bactrim experience, deeper, faster, Bactrim photos, it's really hot in the afternoons in Gainesville, and they have Tim Tebow.
Ohio: WIN — This game kind of scares me, but Tennessee's not going to lose to Ohio.
Auburn: WIN — Because Gene Chizik is the coach of the Tigers. Also, right now, Bactrim recreational, Chris Todd is their QB. Even if he was throwing to Andre and Calvin Johnson, Buy Bactrim from canada, he still would be no better a QB than what the Vols have. Even simpler: Tennessee should have won last year, and they added a much better recruiting class.
Georgia: LOSS — The Vols can win this game, but UGA's two strengths are their lines, which isn't exactly what we're looking at right now.
Alabama: LOSS — I would expect a low-scoring game, order Bactrim from mexican pharmacy, but Alabama's the better team playing at home, so I'm not going out on a limb.
Carolina: WIN — When the Gamecocks lose Thursday night, About Bactrim, people will see the issues they have. Unless Stephen Garcia blows up, I don't expect much from Carolina. They'll be solid on defense, but they lost Kenny McKinley and Jared Cook and the offensive line has been iffy at best.
Memphis: WIN — It's only not happened once.
Ole Miss: LOSS — Unless the Rebels tank amidst the preseason hype - as they are fully capable of doing - you can't expect Tennessee to win in Oxford.
Vanderbilt: WIN — 2005 was a fluke and a half.
Kentucky: WIN — Tennessee always beats Kentucky.
Lawvol: I’m an idiot, but here’s what I think:
Western Kentucky: WIN — Even last year we win this one. Western Kentucky is just out-manned. In fact, Bactrim natural, to keep from showing our looks to the likes of Florida and such, I think we should only start Eric Berry, Purchase Bactrim, and let him take on the entire Western Kentucky squad. In that scenario, I’d say Western Kentucky 3, Eric Berry 42.
UCLA: WIN — This one actually scares me a bit because the Bruins managed to beat us last year and they just plain sucked. Still, it should be entertaining to see The Full Monte versus Norm Chow’s offense. I think the last thing that the Blackjack General wants to do is lose to his old cross-town whipping boy from his days at USC.
Florida: We have a chance — Yes, buy cheap Bactrim no rx, I realize this is not an answer to the question, but I think we might have a chance. Why? I think that the chutzpah that Kiffin has shown, Herbal Bactrim, paired with all the bulletin board material over the last year counts for something. I think if there is anyway humanly possible for the Vols to string together an unlikely victory on heart alone, this is the one. If the Vols win, it is a nail-biter. If it follows the script that everyone thinks rationally should happen, Florida by 7. If the Vols aren’t ready then the boys in orange (and their fans) get bent over the table and take it the hard way from the Jorts tribe.
Ohio: WIN — Ohio almost beat the Ohio State Buckeyes in Columbus last year until third quarter errors gave the game away. Ohio will be trying to prove something and will com in hyped. Thus, Bactrim class, be careful in writing them off. The Vols better forget about the Florida game really quickly (regardless of the outcome) and be ready for this one.
Auburn: WIN — This one is intriguing, but I really think the Vols have an advantage here, albeit a small one. I think this is one of those games where the Orange are glad to be playing in Neyland Stadium. Close, but the Vols take it home.
Georgia: WIN — I think that the loss of Stafford and Moreno leave Georgia with an anemic offense which our defense can handle. Furthermore, with an effective running game (set behind a zone blocking scheme which will have had some time to gel) I think the Vols get it done in a barnburner that goes down to the wire.
Alabama: LOSS — This game could go either way, but I think Nick Saban will have time to get his offense settled by this late in the season and the home field advantage is just too much for the Vols. That said, if they win against Florida and have anything left in the tank Volunteers leave it on the field in Tuscaloosa and could pull out an unlikely win.
Carolina: WIN — I think we return to what we have seen in years past from the Thunder Chickens as they awe the world with their average-ness once more. I think one year after Spurrier pushed Smiling Mike to the point of firing the Great Punkin, The Ole Ball Coach announces his retirement the day after the Vols win.
Memphis: WIN — There is no way that the Vols should lose this game. Of course, there was no way the Vols should have lost in 1996 either. Still, a betting man calls this one a win.
Ole Miss: WIN — The Vols have Memphis the preceding week, while Ole Miss has Northern Arizona (I didn’t even know they had a team). Thus, both should have a week to get healthy and buck-up. If Ole Miss is leading in the West, then the Vols have their work cut out for them. If not, then the Vols have a lot more to play for — respect. This could easily go Ole Miss’ way, but I’m giving the Vols the nod (for now).
Vanderbilt: WIN — Hmmm … Vandy actually looks to have a better squad than last year, but so do the Vols. Tennessee by double digits.
Kentucky: WIN — The complete lack of a defense by the Kentucky Wildcats helps balance out Tennessee’s weaknesses on offense. The Orange stretch the streak on more year.
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- 3rd Saturday in Blogtober
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- Loser With Socks
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Thus, here are our thoughts for the week:
1) What is your thought on Eric Berry’s Heisman chances? Should he play on offense in-order to increase his chances? Is Kiffin being to selfish saying Berry will not practice offense?
HSH: I'm not exactly how real Berry's chances of actually winning the Trophy—which I deemed meaningless after the Manning debacle. Not only does he have the obstacle of being a defensive player, he has to basically beat Colt McCoy from Texas, Sam Bradford from Oklahoma and some guy named Tebow. I don't think Lane Kiffin should play Berry on offense just to help his Heisman chances. If our offense is seriously sucking, then sure, desperate times call for desperate measures.
That said, I have absolutely no problem with the University doing the whole campaign thing. Berry is obviously a special, once-in-a-while player with a great attitude. Seeing him in person on and off the field the past two years has been something I'm glad to have been a part of—now if only he might consider staying for his senior year...
Lawvol: I have very mixed (albeit not necessarily negative) feelings on this.
First of all, I personally believe that Eric Berry is more than deserving of a shot at the Heisman Trophy. In two short years he has pretty much become the man-beast of SEC defenses and is, hands down, the best defensive player in the toughest conference in the country. I personally believe that he is the best defensive player in any conference, anywhere. That, however, is just my opinion and I will be the first to admit that I am biased. Still, there is no arguing with the fact that Eric Berry has earned the right to be considered among the top players in the country this season and to be considered for the Heisman. I am unequivocally behind the Tennessee’s campaign to promote Berry’s Heisman candidacy.
That said, I am less that optimistic about his chances…
I say that because, since only one truly defensive player has previously won the Heisman—which I am sure every Tennessee fan remembers all too well—the precedent is somewhat weak. Furthermore, given the national media’s love affair with Tim Tebow, I expect that every possible machination that can occur to ensure Tebow winning the trophy for the second time will be brought to bear, if at all possible.
There is also the fact that exaggerated hype often leads to less-than-stellar performances since, with everyone talking about how great a particular player is, the target on their back gets even bigger when facing opponents. That is not to say that I doubt Berry’s ability to produce in the same way he has in the past, but recognizes that opposing teams will be gunning for him … and staying away from him.
As for whether I think it is selfish for Lane Kiffin to keep Berry from playing on offense, that one is easy to answer. No, not one bit. In fact, I feel the opposite. To me, changing the way you field a player for the sole purpose of advancing that player’s interests is selfish—even if it adds prominence to the team or the program as a whole. As the old saying goes, “there is no ‘I’ in ‘team’.” In my opinion, any coach with a Heisman hopeful should treat that player in exactly the same way he would any other player. To do anything else not only flies in the face of the team concept, but can be woefully dangerous in terms of its effect on team morale—just ask Heath Shuler and the Tennessee offensive line that played in the 1993-94 Citrus Bowl.
Were Kiffin to decide independent of the Heisman race that Berry needed to play on offense, I would have no problem with it, in fact it might be extremely exciting. To do so just for the sake of Heisman balloting, however, is simply not something I think is acceptable.
Furthermore, I question whether suddenly playing a player in a new position would actually help or hinder the chances of winning voters’ eyes. This season is filled with change already—from top to bottom. Berry, just like everyone else on the Vols’ squad, is busy learning new schemes and concepts from the new coaching staff. Furthermore, the sheer size and scope of the playbooks for Tennessee is really quite staggering. I have heard from a reliable source that, up until 1997, no offensive player in the modern era had ever learned the entire offensive playbook until Peyton Manning, and he only accomplished that feat as a senior.
To me, adding a whole new facet—offense—to the game for Berry would likely result in a fall-off in his performance on defense. It adds one more thing that he has to keep track of in his head and doubles the already considerable pressure that being pumped as a superstar brings with it. In then end, I think there is probably more to lose than there is to gain.
2) Do you think Kiffin secretly wishes he would have held onto Taj Boyd?
HSH: Nope, not all, for two reasons. First, as we all know, Kiffin's a confident fellow. He has his plan, he knows what he wants and how he wants to go about it. And he believes in what he's doing.
He evaluated Boyd, saw that he might have lacked pure arm strength and that he made have had some issues coming off knee issues. So he told Boyd what he told him. I think Tennessee's in good shape with Tyler Bray and they might get Memphis' Barry Brunetti to switch his commitment to West Virginia, and the recent run on WR recruiting, what QB wouldn't want to come to Tennessee and throw to those guys?
Lawvol: Well, whether he does or doesn’t, is really irrelevant now. What is, is.
That said, I doubt that the Blackjack General, has given more than a few seconds thought to the matter considering his staff and this no-holds-barred approach to recruiting. I am sure that Boyd probably appreciated the honesty from Kiffin in telling him that he simply didn’t feel that Boyd would fit in the Vols’ system. I know I find it refreshing. Either way, like HSH, I feel certain that Kiffin will find the right person and it’s not like the Vols haven’t started to get looks from some good players. After all, though we do not yet know how a Lane Kiffin-coached team will perform on the field, he has made it clear he knows how to recruit. Furthermore, trying to make a player work when they really are not suited to your system just leads to disappointment for everyone involved.
I say get the right player for Tennessee, even if that means waiting a bit. I for one am glad to see that Kiffin is willing to do just that.
3) Is this the most excited you have been for a football season to start EVER?
HSH: In recent memory, yes. Maybe 2006, Macrobid over the counter, Purchase Macrobid online, because I had just started school up here in Knoxville and the big opener with Cal and Florida coming in two weeks following that. Perhaps 2005, Macrobid blogs, Macrobid cost, because of all the hype and that defense and the "momentum" from the previous season.
But this is different. It seems like it's been a year since Kiffin was hired and we went through the staff hiring and the coups on National Signing Day, the verbal slap of Urban Meyer and the secondaries.
Now it's go-time. Everything's going to be new, fast shipping Macrobid, Macrobid long term, so that adds a bit of intrigue to the whole thing, but the energy Lane, purchase Macrobid for sale, Buy Macrobid online cod, Monte and Coach O have brought certainly have had their effects on the players and us as fans. Amidst all the energy though, we have to remember that Tennessee's not going to win the SEC this year. This isn't going to be a one-year turnaround and we have to be a little patient, Macrobid gel, ointment, cream, pill, spray, continuous-release, extended-release, Macrobid schedule, prepare for some of the usual pains and just enjoy the climb. The Vols have 8 home games this year, so hopefully the fans are ready to do their part in helping the team.
Lawvol: That’s a tough question to answer. For me, discount Macrobid, Buy Macrobid without a prescription, the most exciting pre-season run-up to kickoff in my lifetime was getting ready for Peyton Manning’s senior year in 1997. The Vols were picked to be stellar and were ranked in the pre-season top-3 in all the polls. It also happened to be my senior year in Knoxville. I suppose I would still say that there was more “excitement”—in the sense of there being a real belief on the part of everyone that the Vols might win the whole thing—in 1997. If we are talking about just sheer anticipation because you simply have no idea what to expect, then I would have to say that this year is on top.
Of course, ordering Macrobid online, Macrobid maximum dosage, it is worth noting that in 1998 I had very low expectations of what Tennessee would do prior to the season getting under way. What with Manning graduating and a virtual unknown named Tee Martin starting his first game at quarterback, I figured that the Vols would probably find rough going for at least the first few games of the season. That season, get Macrobid, Macrobid use, however, turned out pretty well for the Vols.
Either way, buy cheap Macrobid, Cheap Macrobid no rx, I am always stoked before the first kickoff and it seems to increase exponentially as the first game approaches. There is so much to be excited about this year and—no matter what happens—I feel like this will be a good year for the Vols as they progress toward the future.
After all, a lousy football season is better than no football season at all…
4) A quick diversion from football and onto Basketball, Macrobid mg. Buy Macrobid from mexico, Do you think that Bruce’s style of basketball is a deterrent to the one and done type players, due to the fact one and done-rs and top recruits are looking for more minutes and to be the center of attention?
HSH: I don't think it's Bruce Pearl's style as much as it the fact that we're Tennessee. Just to be brutally honest, taking Macrobid, Where can i cheapest Macrobid online, if you're a a high school kid who has obvious NBA talent, wouldn't you want to showcase that on the biggest stage possible?
I know Bruce has taken our program to heights it's never been before and I hope he never leaves Knoxville. But we're still Tennessee. I know Michael Beasley went to play in relative obscurity at Kansas State and still managed to be the second pick in the draft, rx free Macrobid, Macrobid trusted pharmacy reviews, but the point still remains, at least in my mind.
We're not near the top of the list of schools a future NBA star and one-year college player is going to go to increase his stock. On top of that, Macrobid from canadian pharmacy, Macrobid reviews, there are all of two ex-Vols in the Association right now—C.J. Watson now in Orlando and Marcus Haislip just signed by the Spurs. Watson wasn't drafted and Haislip has spent the last few years in Europe after being a bust of a lottery pick.
The bottom line to me is this: our prestige has gone up exponentially the last four years under Pearl, Macrobid pharmacy, Macrobid dosage, but we're still Tennessee, and we still aren't exactly pumping out NBA players a la places like Carolina, order Macrobid online overnight delivery no prescription, Buy Macrobid online no prescription, Texas, UCLA, effects of Macrobid, Buy generic Macrobid, Kansas, UConn, Macrobid no rx, Macrobid no prescription, Memphis State and so on.
Lawvol: Frankly, I hope it is because I have little tolerance for the one-and-done mentality.
Most of the “in-and-out, australia, uk, us, usa, Where to buy Macrobid, thanks-for-the-cred, see ya!” type of players are not the sort that I want to see Tennessee recruiting. The whole “student athlete” thing should still mean something. I am dedicated to Tennessee and have been since the day I decided that I would attend college there. I expect the players we put on the floor to be not only be great athletes, is Macrobid safe, After Macrobid, but also good representatives for the university, and good people. I am not naive enough to believe that all the players we recruit are completely free of the ulterior motive of wanting to play professionally and perhaps using the Big Orange as the springboard to making that a reality. I also will freely acknowledge that I can hardly blame a player for leaving early when they are all but guaranteed to instantly become wealthy.
All I ask is that the players wearing the orange be committed to Tennessee while they are here, online buy Macrobid without a prescription. Order Macrobid from United States pharmacy, I have no problem with them dreaming of the future or making decisions based upon that future. What I do have a problem with is when players simply see Tennessee (or any other school for that matter) as little more than a way to get their ticket punched as quickly as possible.
But then again, I am a lawyer and am generally a disagreeable sort…
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Given the fact that I have been tied up with re-modeling and am just generally incompetent, HSH and I have decided to both jump in on the Roundtable and offer our points as a team. In the event we disagree, I’m wrong…
Here are our thoughts for the week:
1) In my mind, this season's success—or failure—centers around one man, Jonathan Crompton. What is your opinion of Crompton's ability to run Lane Kiffin's pro style offense? Can Crompton overcome his miserable 2008 season and lead the Vols to a winning record?
HSH: Crompton absolutely cannot be much worse, right? A common theme in the answers you're likely going to see here will say something along the lines of Crompton's main responsibility of managing the game—and doing quite a bit of handing the rock off. You would think that in Lane Kiffin's offense he won't be throwing the ball too much, assuming the Vols are able to run the ball well. Obviously the running game can help make Crompton's job easier, although the WR injuries this week aren't helping his Heisman hopes.
The optimist in me says that most of Crompton's issues last season were due to the overall overwhelming ineptitude of Dave Clawson's offense. However, the Auburn debacle, which I placed almost direct blame on Crompton, has me hesitant. Tennessee wasn't too far away from being at worst 8-4 last year , so even marginal improvement by #8 should get the Vols above 6 wins. I'm willing to give him another chance, but hopefully for everyone's sake he doesn't throw a pick or botch a handoff in the first series at Western Kentucky come September 5...
Lawvol: It’s a funny thing. Last year—based solely upon his performance while filling in for the injured Eric Ainge in 2006—I was expecting great things from Crompton. In fact, I was actually convinced that the Crompton would wow the Vol faithful with a new look as a mobile quarterback who is not afraid to make contact with defenders. At one point last year I actually predicted that, after an 8 or 9 win season in 2008, the Vols would potentially contend for a national championship in 2009 behind Crompton and the much vaunted Clawfense.
This proves two things. First, it shows that rising to the occasion in a moment of need—which I think Crompton did admirably while standing in for Ainge—is not the same thing as being a starter. The second thing it proves is that I am a moron.
All that said, I too agree that Crompton’s biggest goal is to just play cleanly. In 2008, there were times when it seemed likely that he might trip over the yardlines or deliver a handoff to a blitzing linebacker. Personally, I think that much of this owed to a fundamental lack of understanding of the Clawfense by the offense as a whole—which pretty much just peed down its leg for the entirety of the 2008 season. This is not to say that Dave Clawson was not a good coach or that the Clawfense could not work, it simply did not work in 2008 for the Vols.
Not to be overly critical, but Crompton does not (or at least has never shown) that he has the mental game of Eric Ainge or any of the other quarterbacks that preceded him in Orange. Crompton likes to play loose and makes plays based purely upon athletic ability and less upon great decision-making ability. As he made clear when filling in for Ainge (famously dropping his head and planting a “T” in the chest of an LSU defender), Crompton is an instinct guy. I don’t think he cares much for his mind getting in the way of him playing football. Perhaps that is why he often seemed to have the deer in the headlights look when trying to work through the permutations of the offense last year on the field. As a result he made bad decisions, held the ball for what seemed like ten minutes in the pocket, and generally failed to meet expectations. I just do not believe that he “got it.” Thus, I suppose the 2008 season was the proverbial “Perfect Storm” that was destined for disaster from an offensive perspective. On one hand there was an offense inspired by the theories of Niels Bohr and Stephen Hawking and on the other a quarterback who is not exactly known for his mental toughness.
If Kiffin and Jim Cheney can keep it simple, allowing Crompton to simply play, I continue to believe that he has the ability to be a decent quarterback. I actually think he has the ability to be a competent passer (that is if there are any receivers left for him to throw to), so long as the system is simple. For Crompton, I think it is all about just letting him play. Hopefully that is what they will let him do.
2) Last season, the kicking game was mediocre at best and the special teams—especially the punt coverage unit—was a disaster. Daniel Lincoln returns as the kicker and Chad Cunningham will return as the punter. What are your thoughts about the Vols kicking game and special teams?
HSH: When you bring up Tennessee and special teams, the first thing that comes into my mind is Florida's Brandon James. This is my senior year of college here at UT, and I've seen—in person—that little guy take a punt back on my Vols every year of my college career. That can't happen again, right? At least I won't be there in person if James does...
Will Kiffin kick to him? Or will the Vol offense be such a juggernaut that Tennessee won't have to punt or attempt anything more than extra points? Chad Cunningham punted well on occasion last year, but can he do that each and every kick? Daniel Lincoln right now has to cause lost sleep because he was pretty bad last season. Fortunately for him, Erik Ainge's pair of picks in the '07 SEC title game made people forget about Lincoln's pair of missed kicks, which seemingly was the beginning of his troubles. Hopefully he can break out of his funk.
As for the return game, I just hope Nu'keese Richardson is either doing punt returns or kick returns (or both). Remember the spark Dennis Rogan brought back in 2007? Yeah, having that would be nice.
Lawvol: Other than devotees to General Neyland’s Game Maxims, few people notice a kicker until they screw up. It’s all fun and games till the winds are a blowin’ and the refs are swinging their arms. That said, I actually believe that both Cunningham and Lincoln are more than talented enough to do the job—after all, Lincoln was an All American Selection in 2007. Still, last year was not a good one for the kicking teams. Kickers tend to be a bit fragile—one or two big misses and they lose their confidence. The best way for that to change is by not depending on field goals to win close games. In other words, put the ball in the checkerboards and the pressure is off Lincoln, giving him a chance to get his stride back. I think that, if given the opportunity to have a little success early in the season, he will find the mark again.
As for Cunningham, he has the distance, but seems to lack control and consistency. Given all of the upheaval within the team as whole last season, I am hopeful that this might have simply been a by-product of a fanbase in a feeding frenzy paired with a program stuck in the process of melting down. Confidence is everything for kickers and that comes from the top. Lane Kiffin is many things but is not short on confidence. I think this, along with the general change in attitude for the team as a whole will have a positive impact on the two most important toes on the team.
As for kick returns, things actually seemed okay at times last year, but there was no explosive threat on the return. I agree that Nu’keese Richardson might play a significant role here … if he is ready.
3) Tennessee's offensive line was thought to be a strength in 2008, but like the rest of the offensive unit, didn't perform well. What are your thoughts regarding the offensive line for 2009?
HSH: I think the returning lineman have gone on the record saying how much the flipping line offense threw them off, not to mention it gave away the direction of Tennessee's play to opposing defenses. So I would think the zone blocking schemes in the Kiffin offense would be easier and better for these guys. Anything is better than that silly line-flipping nonsense of the Clawfense, right?
The other issue is obviously depth. Tennessee is hardly a deep team anywhere save for the secondary, but the offensive line is a place where the depth issue maybe the most severe and most uncomfortable. The starting five: Chris Scott, Josh McNeil, Vlad Richard, Jacques McClendon and...? Behind them...? It's just a tad frightening what a injury here or there may mean.
Lawvol: After the 2007 season, the Vols were thought to have one of the best offensive lines in the country. After allowing only four sacks in 2007 that was an easy conclusion to reach. 2008, however was a four-cornered disaster on offense. The offensive line just never figured out whether they were supposed to pirouette, dip, or moonwalk when facing the onslaught of a defense under the Clawfense. Again, I’m not saying that Dave Clawson’s paradigm was a bad one, but it was not the right one for Tennessee in 2008.
Going back to what I said above, keep it simple, stupid. While The Full Monte—who Eric Berry refers to as the “Google of Defense”—is installing the “Tennessee Two” (which very well may be the most complex defense ever fielded by the Big Orange), Jim Cheney’s job has got to be making things simple. The fact of the matter is that a well-executed simple system will beat a razzle-dazzle, knock-em-stiff, approach which is fouled-up. “Simple,” however, does not have to mean “un-creative” or “one-dimensional”—given his experience at both Purdue and with the St. Louis Rams, where can i buy Cephalexin online, Order Cephalexin from mexican pharmacy, I imagine Cheney’s offense will be anything but boring. I also expect to see solid fundamentals by players who understand their role in the game. Accomplish those goals, and you are more than halfway to fixing the problem.
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HSH: I've got some SEC previews coming in the near future where I'll go on the record with my predictions for everybody, but I'll go ahead and give mine for the Vols here. Here's how the sked breaks down for me:
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Lawvol: Well, I’m going to be a sheep and go on the record that I believe that Tennessee will win one game that it is not supposed to: namely either Alabama or Florida. Most will think that I am crazy for that, Cephalexin over the counter, Cephalexin images, but I think Kiffin’s chutzpah gets them one off of sheer belief in the new system. On the other hand, I think they may likely have a chance of losing one they shouldn’t (to me, Cephalexin description, Cephalexin without prescription, Kentucky seems especially likely in that regard). I also do not think that the Ole Miss will be as big a deal as some think. I really do not believe that Ole Miss will have an axe to grind with Coach O since, after all, Cephalexin no rx, Generic Cephalexin, Ole Miss fired him.
In the end, 7-5 is a distinct possibility. I agree with HSH, however, that 8-4 is a safe expectation, but I believe that 9-3 is actually achievable. I’ll have a much better feeling, however, after the first week of the season when we get to see not just what the Vols have to offer, but what the other teams put on the field.
The Rest of the Roundtable:
Having wasted your time on my largely meaningless and insignificant thoughts for this week, go check out what the other roundtablers (who actually know what they are talking about) have to say (in no particular order):
- Rocky Top Talk
- 3rd Saturday in Blogtober
- MoonDog Sports
- Vol Junkies
- Pigskin Pathos
- Bleeding Orange
- Loser With Socks
Also be sure to check out the round-up over at MoonDog Sports later this week…
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