Predictions continue to roll in as college football is two days away. Caleb Calhoun and Dave Hooker give more while also looking at Tennessee Football recruiting with the season about to start on Off the Hook Sports’ Thursday, Aug. 24 podcast. Vols quarterback Joe Milton III, an assistant coach and conference realignment all made news as well.
Top Tennessee Football targets to keep an eye on
An article by Caleb Jarreau on Off the Hook Sports takes a look at the top Tennessee Football recruiting targets to watch with the season about to begin. The Vols are pushing a top five class right now after the commitment of Jordan Ross. Just how great could their recruiting class end up being for 2024?
Is Tennessee Football QB showing too much confidence?
Beats by Dre recently signed Tennessee Football quarterback Joe Milton III to an NIL deal, and Milton gifted his team headphones with a message: “Let’s win the East.” Is Milton showing too much confidence for a guy who lost his starting job once and could lose it again to a freshman in Nico Iamaleava?
ON3 names Tennessee Football assistant a rising star
Wide receivers coach Kelsey Pope, who has been with Tennessee Football ever since Josh Heupel arrived, was recently named one of 30 rising stars in college football coaching. Pope has produced back to back 1,000-yard receivers, his first year as an off-field staff member, and a Biletnikoff Award winner last year.
Thompson-Boling Arena gets name change
Food City has reached a naming rights agreement with Tennessee Basketball’s home arena, Thompson-Boling Arena. Are these name changes going to become more common in an era of NIL given the need to raise more money? Is it bad for college athletics overall? Would Neyland Stadium ever change?
After giving predictions for the 2023 Tennessee Football season and the SEC standings on Wednesday, College Football Playoff and New Years Six bowl projections are coming out today. Also, who will win each Power Five conference, and who will be the best Group of Five team in 2023?
ACC reignites expansion talks
Reportedly, the ACC is once again interested in adding the Stanford Cardinal, SMU Mustangs and Cal Golden Bears. Would that save the league, or will the SEC and Big Ten still end up raiding it? This could increase it’s deal with ESPN and block other schools from leaving, so it will be interesting.