Another loss for the basketball Vols helps to headline Off The Hook Sports’ Tuesday, May 23 podcast. Caleb Calhoun and Dave Hooker also discuss an analysis of the 2023 Tennessee Football strength of schedule while diving into USC Trojans scandals as well. Matt Perkins joins to talk SEC coaches..
FPI ranks Tennessee Football SOS top 10
Despite all the thoughts about Tennessee Football having an easy strength of schedule this year relative to the SEC, the ESPN Football Power Index somehow gave the Vols the No. 8 ranked SOS in the nation. That’s fifth in the conference, but how is it so high given how down the East is expected to be this year? Are some teams better than they seem?
Tennessee basketball loses Uros Plavsic to the pros
On Monday, Tennessee basketball center Uros Plavsic announced on Twitter that he would not take advantage of his extra year of eligibility due to COVID and instead take his shot in the professional ranks, whether that be the NBA or overseas. However, as Calhoun wrote on Off The Hook Sports, this may not be a loss to worry about.
Matt Perkins talks Josh Heupel, Tennessee Football
MikeFarrellSports.com Editor in Chief Matt Perkins joins the show to discuss Tennessee Football. Perkins recently wrote a column comparing Vols head coach Josh Heupel to South Carolina Gamecocks head coach Shane Beamer, and he has a list out of the most impactful true freshmen in the SEC for 2023.
USC Trojans AD Mike Bohn resigns
This past weekend, Southern Cal Athletics Director Mike Bohn has resigned for actions reportedly tied to inappropriate conduct. Dating back to the Reggie Bush issue, USC has had a number of scandals the past 20 years. Although none would crack the top five of most serious, are they the most scandal-ridden program this century? do they surpass the Alabama Crimson Tide of the 1990s?