Jimmy Hyams joins Caleb Calhoun and Dave Hooker to discuss how Tennessee Football looks right now and national stories in college football. Off the Hook Sports’ Wednesday, Nov. 8 podcast also previews the Vols at the Missouri Tigers in different ways, and they also talk about the new CFP rankings. The Lady Vols also made news.
Josh Heupel vs. Eli Drinkwitz
When Tennessee Football visits the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, Josh Heupel will be facing the coach hired over him at Mizzou. Is Heupel happier with the situation he’s in now? Who has done a better job with their team this year? Which hire was better? Can we say for sure who the better coach will be when it’s all said and done?
Key Tennessee Football, Mizzou players
Which Vols and Tigers will be critical to the game when Tennessee Football visits Missouri on Saturday? Both teams rely on an elite rushing attack, they both have dual-threat quarterbacks and game-changers at receiver, and they both have a dominant pass rush. Simply put, these teams are similar in many ways, which makes Saturday’s matchup interesting.
Did Tennessee Football play a complete game vs. UConn?
Joe Milton III said Tennessee Football didn’t have a complete game against the Huskies, and they did commit 11 penalties. However was it the most complete game they have played in over a year? Is there really anything to be upset about the way the Vols are playing right now? Jimmy Hyams joins the show to discuss the state of the team.
Michigan’s sign stealing scandal
New developments continue in the Wolverines’ sign stealing scandal, as Jim Harbaugh’s program now claims other Big Ten teams exchanged information on their signs. Will any punishment come down on the program if that turns out to be true? How big of a deal is this overall? Jimmy Hyams remains on the show to discuss how serious sign stealing is.
New CFB Playoff rankings out
The Ohio State Buckeyes remain No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, with the Georgia Bulldogs No. 2, the Michigan Wolverines No. 3, the Florida State Seminoles No. 4, the Washington Huskies No. 5 and the Oregon Ducks No. 6. All six teams control their own destiny. Tennessee Football moved up to No. 13, the second-highest ranked two-loss team behind the Oregon State Beavers.
Lady Vols win opener; Fans cheered Brittney Griner Sunday
A day after the men’s Tennessee Basketball team won its opener against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, the Lady Vols women’s basketball team beat the Florida A&M Rattlers 93-64. This comes two days after they lost 95-59 to the U.S. Women’s National Team in which fans cheered Brittney Griner when her name was called.