Week 1 isn’t in the books yet, as the Clemson Tigers and Duke Blue Devils kick off Monday night, Sept. 4, but Tennessee Football is onto Week 2. Caleb Calhoun and Dave Hooker first look back on the Vols’ win over the Virginia Cavaliers and the play of the entire SEC on Off the Hook Sports’ Labor Day podcast. They also touch on Butch Jones and new-look uniforms for this week. Spencer Riley joins.
Report card, torchbearers in Tennessee Football win vs. UVA
Who were the best players for Tennessee Football Saturday as the Vols beat the Virginia Cavaliers 49-13? Which units performed the best as a whole? Can we glean anything from the best units or players given how bad the Cavs are believed to be this year, or does them being a Power Five team count for something?
SEC Power Rankings
It was a bad weekend for the nation’s premiere college football conference, as the SEC went 0-3 against ranked teams in non-conference play and 1-3 against Power Five teams, Tennessee Football the only team that won. How do the teams stack up against each other heading into Week 2? Which team took the biggest fall from preseason hype?
Former Vol Spencer Riley talks Tennessee Football OL
Spencer Riley, who started at center on the 1998 national championship team for Tennessee Football, joins the show to grade the Vols on the offensive line. As a guard who moved to center in ’98, Riley could provide perspective for Ollie Lane, who stepped in for Cooper Mays at center due to Mays’ injury Saturday.
Butch Jones consoled on sideline in loss
Former Tennessee Football head coach Butch Jones, in his third year as head coach of the Arkansas State Red Wolves, was consoled on the sideline after he appeared to be crying in his team’s 73-0 loss to the Oklahoma Sooners. He then proceeded to criticize the previous staff at ASU and also throw some of his players under the bus in his presser. Does he deserve any sympathy?
Alternate uniforms revealed for Tennessee Football vs. APSU
When Tennessee Football hosts the Austin Peay Governors Saturday, the Vols will don their annual Smokey Greys, but this time with a twist. It will be a combination of the Smokey Grey and the 1970s retro jerseys that Condredge Holloway wore to honor the first Black starting quarterback in SEC history. How significant is this?