Heading into Memorial Day weekend, Tennessee Football continues to make moves, in rankings and personnel. Caleb Calhoun and Dave Hooker discuss both on Off The Hook Sports’ Friday, May 26 podcast along with the Vols’ greatest coaches ever. News surrounding the Big 12, Pac-12 and Colorado Buffaloes also made the show, and Fred White joins.
Tennessee Football up three spots in post-spring SP+ rankings
Bill Connelly of ESPN has Tennessee Football up to No. 6 in his post-spring SP+ rankings. The Vols were No. 9 back in February. These rankings factor in returning production, recent recruiting and recent history. What was behind Rocky Top jumping three spots in this week’s ranking?
McKenzie Milton joins Tennessee Football staff
Former UCF Knights and FSU Seminoles quarterback McKenzie Milton is joining the Vols as an analyst. Milton led UCF to a perfect season in 2017, when Danny White was athletic director there and Scott Frost was head coach, and then he led them to a perfect regular season under Josh Heupel in 2018. Afterward, he transferred to Florida State.
Fred White joins
National championship Tennessee Football defensive back Fred White, who played for the Vols from 1995 to 1999, joins the show for his weekly appearance to discuss the Celebrate ’98 series on Off The Hook Sports’ YouTube channel. He also discusses the outlook of the current Vols.
Colorado to rejoin Big 12?
Just over a decade after leaving the Big 12 for the Pac-12, recent reporting suggests the Colorado Buffaloes returning to the Big 12 is imminent. With Deion Sanders as head coach of the program and the league rebranding itself, how much better of a fit would it be this time around? Is the Pac-12 dead?
Tennessee Football set for big recruiting weekend
According to an article on Off The Hook Sports by Caleb Jarreau, the Vols are set to host an “865 Live” event for a recruiting weekend. It’s peak recruiting season for Tennessee Football, and these next couple of months before SEC Media Days will be crucial for the Vols.
Mt. Rushmore of Vols head coaches
UT has a number of legendary head coaches across multiple sports, many of whom have won national titles and are in their respective sport’s Hall of Fame. Who are the four coaches on the Rocky Top Mount Rushmore, though? This list weighs the importance of the sports each coach is involved with.