Congrats to the Vols…

Good on the Tennessee football players for not letting their own fans’ booing get to them.   They came out swingin’ and the Gators… well, I’m not sure what they were doing.

Aren’t you getting tired of this feeling?

It really was a tale of two halves.  At halftime, Florida led 21-3; the Gators had racked up 300 total yards to Tennessee’s 162.  Josh Dobbs had gone 7-20 for 84 yards and Jalen Hurd had been held to just 36 yards on 12 carries.

In the second half, the Vols held Florida to just 102 total yards while gaining 336 against the Gators’ vaunted defense, en route to scoring 28 unanswered points, plus another seven in garbage time.

This Gator fan was as shocked as everyone else.

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Why are Vols so confident?

I have a hard time understanding why Tennessee has been ranked as high as they have been this season; and why Vol fans are so confident about finally breaking Tennessee’s losing streak against Florida this weekend.

Both teams are 3-0, but neither has played against a challenging FBS opponent yet.  Yes, Vols, I acknowledge that you got a trophy for beating Virginia Tech.

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VICTORY FOR MUSCHAMP

Sad Muschamp

Georgia Southern may have to vacate its 2013 win against the Gators.

According to the NCAA, a former assistant compliance director provided one student-athlete with all her coursework for a class the player was enrolled in, then instructed the player to lie and cover up for her when the professor caught on.

In a separate incident, a former assistant director of student-athlete services wrote and submitted 10 extra-credit assignments for two players, using their usernames and passwords without their knowledge.

To add insult to injury, the cheating didn’t even work, according to the NCAA’s report.

In addition to the probation and loss of scholarships, Georgia Southern will also vacate any wins in which the players involved played, reduce their number of official visits for recruits by 10 percent and be fined $5,000, a punishment self-imposed by the school.

Here’s hoping that one of the players was ineligible on November 23, 2013.