The AP Poll is out, meaning the final step to show the college football 2023 preseason is in full swing has occurred. Caleb Calhoun and Dave Hooker discuss where Tennessee Football ranks along with a Vols linebacker on an awards watch list. UT’s biggest concerns, Peyton Manning comments and Michael Oher’s lawsuit are all part of Off the Hook Sports’ Tuesday, Aug. 15 podcast.
Tennessee Football No. 12 in the AP Poll
A week after coming in at No. 10 in the preseason Coaches Poll for 2023, Tennessee Football came in at No. 12 in the preseason AP Poll. The Texas Longhorns and Washington Huskies, two teams ahead of the Vols, were behind them in the Coaches Poll. Does either team belong ahead of them, though?
Aaron Beasley on Bednarik Watch List
Linebacker Aaron Beasley joins the list of Tennessee Football players on the preseason watch list. Beasley is on the Chuck Bednarik Award preseason watch list, which is given annually to the best defensive player in college football. Does anybody else belong on the list outside of Beasley?
Biggest concerns for Tennessee Football entering 2023
Despite cautiously high expectations for Tennessee Football, the Vols enter the season surrounded by tons of concerns, including loss of production in the passing game, attrition on the offensive line and attrition at linebacker. What are the biggest reasons to worry about UT entering this year?
Peyton Manning comments on Joe Milton III
On Monday, former UT quarterback Peyton Manning gave his thoughts on what he wants to see from Tennessee Football this year. He also touted Joe Milton III’s abilities. However, does that mean anything, or is it just political speak from Manning, who always says the positive thing about the Vols?
Who is a tougher game for Tennessee Football?
Visiting the Florida Gators this year and last year’s game against the South Carolina Gamecocks raises questions as to which team will be tougher for the Vols. John Adams joins to discuss. Could the Texas A&M Aggies and the Kentucky Wildcats be tougher than these two games as well?
Michael Oher lawsuit
“The Blind Side” subject Michael Oher is reportedly suing the Tuohy family, claiming he was tricked into a conservatorship with them when he was in high school. Oher, who played for Hugh Freeze at Briarcrest High in Memphis, was heavily recruited by Tennessee Football but committed to Ed Orgeron and the Ole Miss Rebels.