SEC incompetence and injustice for the baseball Vols are in the news this week, and Caleb Calhoun and Dave Hooker brought on multiple guests to discuss them for Off The Hook Sports’ Wednesday, June 7 podcast. Kirby Smart’s College Football Playoff comments, Tennessee Football newcomers and the Vols’ history vs. elite head coaches all made news too.
John Wilkerson discusses Tennessee Baseball
After news broke Tuesday that Tennessee Baseball would not host this weekend’s super regional series against the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, WNML’s John Wilkerson joins the show to talk about the decision and what’s in store for the Vols in Hattiesburg, Miss., this weekend. What are UT’s chances of winning the series?
Tennessee Football 2023 newcomer class ranked No. 16
An article by Craig Haubert of ESPN ranked the Tennessee Football transfer and recruiting combined impact for 2023 at No. 16. This ranking took all newcomers into account per program and the type of impact they could have this year. Given the Vols’ returning experience, is being this low that much of a concern?
10 winningest D1 coaches Tennessee Football beat
There are nine coaches who have won at least 200 games at the FBS level that Tennessee Football beat and another who is extremely close. What is the Vols’ best win against all 10 of these coaches? Will they ever have a coach themselves who is able to reach 200 wins?
Kirby Smart: CFP a “trap” for SEC
With divisions gone in 2024, Georgia Bulldogs head coach Kirby Smart noted that the College Football Playoff could be a trap for the team that finishes second in the Southeastern Conference because the third-place team will likely be in anyway and now the second-place team has to play in the title game, an extra game. Would it be better to finish third in this new model?
Jimmy Hyams discusses SEC spring meetings fail
Last week, the SEC infamously decided to stay at eight conference games when the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners joins in a year. Jimmy Hyams joins the show to discuss what went into that decision and whether or not this will be a long-term thing for the league under Greg Sankey.