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Chizik vs. Kiffin: keeping score

This is something of a petty post. But I’ll come right out and admit it: the feelings I have regarding Lane Kiffin and the Vols have been pretty petty ever since they hired a guy with a track record near-identical to Gene Chizik’s and got praised for their bold, high-risk-high-reward, …

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The Tennessee recap: charting and analysis

For what we’re doing here, click here. The final Tennessee drive was academic and not charted. THE NUMBERS Offense: Tate +8, Adams +6, “Line” +5, McCalebb +3, Burns +2, Todd +2, Trott +2, Zachery +2, Smith +1, Fannin +1. Defense: Bynes +4, Blanc +2, Stevens +2, Coleman +2, Fairley +2, …

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Tennessee recap, half the second

THIRD QUARTER — Tate returns the second-half kickoff 35 yards out to Auburn’s 39. I’m waiting for the flag … waiting … waiting … no flag? No flag! Ah, the march of progress: we’ve gone from short returns to long returns with flags to now long returns with no flags. …

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Eric Buried

Eric Berry for Heisman? Sorry, but no. Auburn running back Ben Tate derailed that fleeting notion when he lowered his shoulder in the third quarter and flung the Tennessee safety through the air like a rag doll. Heisman Trophy candidates do not fly backward through the air for five full …

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