Comments by 8inarow

Written on John Adams: Butch Jones hasn't had enough time to change UT's losing ways:

in response to GerryOP:

Was it ESPN who called the '13 Gatas the most over rated team in D1 college football?

No.

Written on John Adams: Butch Jones hasn't had enough time to change UT's losing ways:

in response to dragon18:

Your predictions/thoughts are actually in line with mine as much as I hate to admit it. I will take issue on two points though. First, I think UT has a good chance of beating Auburn. Time will tell but I'm not sold on Malzohn (sp) as others seem to be. Auburn's talent level seems to be comparable to UT's and the game is at Neyland. That game will be close. The other is the notion that Petrino is a better coach. I will give you that he is more proven, but that is not necessarily better. I really like Butch Jones as a teacher/mentor/motivator/coach. I think we should wait a few years before we start throwing up definitives such as Petrino is a better coach.

My prediction is 7-5 at best 6-6 at worst.

Oh yeah, if there is a surprise win on that schedule (and I'm not predicting it) it would likely be against your beloved Gators. UF has four losses on their schedule this year at a minimum in LSU, UGA, USC(e) and FSU. You should maybe be a little worried about The U also.

Oh yeah, if there is a surprise win on that schedule (and I'm not predicting it) it would likely be against your beloved Gators. UF has four losses on their schedule this year at a minimum in LSU, UGA, USC(e) and FSU.....

You thought the same thing last year..and the Gators beat 3 of those 4.

Written on Mark Wiedmer: Phillip Fulmer takes responsibility, likes UT Vols coach Butch Jones:

You guys really should get off of Phil's back. He goes down in history as the last Coach to bring a National Championship to Knoxville.

Written on Tennessee releases 2014 football schedule:

in response to FearlessFreep:

Like the open date before Georgia and the pushing back of the Florida game.

Won't matter. 10 in a row.

Written on Vols land four-star juco DL Lambert :

in response to volgrog#210164:

Is it just me, or are the trolls getting more and more absurd in their posts as they start to see the Orange Power T rising from the ashes?

Trolls, that growing uneasy feeling in your gut is another brick being laid there by coach Jones and staff. Brick by brick!

Lane, is that you?

Written on John Adams: Reserved optimism for Tennessee to break bowl streak :

After reading the first 7 lines, I agree. There are lots of streaks in the bowl.

Written on RB Brandon Powell rescinds commitment to Vols:

in response to Vol43:

Uh, yeah, really. Convince me of any other.

Hey, if you are delusionary after this many years, have at it. Maybe you can explain why you sent 3,000 tickets back to UF this year.

Written on RB Brandon Powell rescinds commitment to Vols:

in response to orangecountyvols:

Vols,

Skipping on over the useless trolls, I believe the very best comments about the trolls here......was said by Metroplexmojo.

And that is that trolls from Georgia and Florida
are never seen arguing with each other.

You see, both those trolls' representatives here on our site are far more concerned with Tennessee than anything else. That's a fact.

Throw in the punk Seven claiming to be a U K fan,
and what have you got? Trolls from 3 rivals more concerned with the Vols than pulling for their own teams.

Priceless

We are now going on 9 years where someone has posted we come to this site because we are scared of the vols.

Really?

Written on New UT tight end Woody Quinn ready to transition from volleyball:

Girls volleyball? I must admit, the girls programs have kept the Vols in the news. If it weren't for them, the Vols would get no press at all.

Written on John Adams: Butch Jones' recruiting proves that UT tradition still matters:

in response to dragon18:

Haha! This from a Florida fan. I'm not from Tennessee but even I know UT was a powerful football program when nobody even knew Florida was playing the game. Florida's biggest claim to fame in athletics prior to Spurrier was Gatorade LOL!

dragon...maybe you should check your history books. Since the mid-70's, UF and ut have faced off 27 times, with the Gators winning 21. (that means you won 6 in the last 30+years)

As I said, the Vols tradition must have been in the 1800's, because no one outside of Knoxville can remember back that far.

Written on John Adams: Butch Jones' recruiting proves that UT tradition still matters:

in response to 6972:

"Decades" huh? Good luck this year passing 8th grade. 8 in a row is enough.Sure hope it doesn't take that long to pass the 9th.

How long is a "decade" in Vol-math?

Written on John Adams: Butch Jones' recruiting proves that UT tradition still matters:

I have watched SEC football for decades. Did this "tradition" happen in the 1800's?

Written on SEC coaches weigh talent vs. potential for trouble:

in response to BIVOLAR_BEARE:

I guess he doesn't recruit scumbags like Saban & Urbie do.

Or, like past Vols coaches, he doesn't want the responsibility.

Written on SEC coaches weigh talent vs. potential for trouble:

Why no comment or position from the Vols HC?

Written on SEC Media Days notebook: Jeff Driskel thinking football first; Ole Miss tries to manage expectations, tough opener :

in response to FearTheVols1252:

Please!! Any coach would say that in front of the media. Would you ever honestly see a coach address the media after a player gets into trouble with “well, it’s not my problem… I didn’t tell him to do that”?!? Uhhh… no. Muschamp is not special for claiming responsibility for his players/program.

Well, it appears that most of the previous Vols who posted and the author of the article thought it was unusual. Maybe you were just "hoping" that a Vols coach would have said it first. Then it would have been front-page news for you.....

Written on SEC Media Days notebook: Jeff Driskel thinking football first; Ole Miss tries to manage expectations, tough opener :

in response to CoverOrange:

Most coaches are responsible about their players and do what they can to mentor, but to say it to the media that he takes responsibility is a step beyond. Muschamp even said he can't watch them all the time and eventually some kid will get into big trouble. That quote will be brought up again.

No, Muschamp never said "some kid will get into big trouble".

Written on Videos: SEC Media Days -- Day 1 (South Carolina, Ole Miss, Missouri, Florida):

in response to utvolfan1955:

little zz gata, you haven't used this user name in a while

There is only ONE zz, and that is me. You were addressing DC, another fine Gator from TitleTown.

Kindest regards,

zz

Written on SEC Media Days notebook: Jeff Driskel thinking football first; Ole Miss tries to manage expectations, tough opener :

in response to Sir_Spanky:

Two thoughts: 1.) Aaron Hernandez has only slightly more tatoos than the average chick you'd run into in Gainesville; 2.) Notre Dame got theirs back in January.

Not sure why it would come back to haunt Muschamp, sounds like he, unlike most coaches, is taking responsibility for his players/program.

As far as tattoos on Gainesville women, this cannot happen at UT, because you are not allowed to put tattoos on whales. They are a protected species.

Written on Single-game football tickets on sale, including road game at Florida:

in response to vol45:

To quote your own Steve Spurrier "Florida never won a championship until I arrived, now they think they invented football."

Actually, The Ole Ball Coach never said that, but he did say, "you cannot spell ciTrUs without UT". Oh, how you yearn for the days when UT played in a bowl game.

Written on Single-game football tickets on sale, including road game at Florida:

in response to CCLC:

Game ticket/coke/hotdog 35 bucks.
"Florida takes a page out of the Georgia Tech marketing book.

Four hot dogs, four Cokes and four tickets – it’s not just for Yellow Jackets anymore!"

Yea..it will be hard to fill The Swamp in TitleTown on 8/31 at noon, because it will be 90+ temperature and 95% humidity. No difference this year than past years on opening day. By the way, I see there is no longer a "seat charge" for season tickets in Neybob?!!

Wow, I though you guys were excited about your new coach...guess not.

Written on Single-game football tickets on sale, including road game at Florida:

I would HOPE that Vols travel to Title-Town for the annual beat-down and to witness a record-breaking 9-in-a-row.

Bring sun-screen and consider wearing light clothing (the kidney-stone-orange will get hot), and we appreciate the fact you will be drinking lots of GATORADE during the game.

Written on Govols247: Four-star juco WR Lauderdale coming to Tennessee:

in response to murrayvol:

Giving yourself way too much credit.

See comment from NO_DIGGITY..above....

Mission accomplished.

Written on Govols247: Four-star juco WR Lauderdale coming to Tennessee:

in response to Crafty_Commodore_4118:

(This comment was removed by the site staff.)

Crafty...normally, I charge for consulting services, but I feel sorry for you as you CLEARLY are a rookie. You have no CLUE as to the proper way to get under the skin of a Vol.

You did list a nice group of top rated schools, especially the one from Title-Town, but by NOT mentioning your OWN school of VANDY, you let a great opportunity to twist-the-knife. What were you thinking!

This service has been brought to you by ZZ, the most hated poster on the Vols website since it came into existence.

Kindest Regards,

ZZ

Written on Jarnell Stokes scores eight for U.S. :

Actually, he is learning under Billy Donovan and Shaka Smart....This is an excellent process for all players involved, including Stokes.

Written on Florida QB Driskel signs with Red Sox:

in response to MetroplexMojo:

Unless the attack occurred on campus or during a campus sponsored event (some event where the university could have liability), the university approving and paying off the victim would be a very serious NCAA violation with PSU or SMU type penalties. There are a few reasons why the NCAA won't look into it.

1. It's Florida and the NCAA isn't going to go after them. Too much $$$ at stake.

2. Outside the statute of limitations unless #3 can be proved below.

3. There's no way the university paid off the victim. They probably used every mechanism probable to keep the instance quiet but if someone took care of the victim, it would have been a booster and not the university. And a booster's involvement would fall outside the statute of limitations and the school can't be punished.

Sober up, gather your thoughts and post again.

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to WaltGoVoIs:

You didn't answer my question.

But you can't, can you?

Walt

UT '81

I am so sorry, Walt. Everyone else knew what I was saying. I forgot you were on the board or I would have typed slower.

Now, to answer your question, we don't know if those two were run over on purpose.

Again, I am so sorry for not making this much simpler for you and I will do so in the future.

Happy 4th and

Semper Fi

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to Witch_Doctors:

Witch Doctor say dont talk about the poor Haslams! Witch Doctor hear they are down to their very last 200 billion...Witch Doctor say happy 4th Z and thank you for your service to our country!
Bones never lie.

Back at ya, Doc..and to all who have served!

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to WaltGoVoIs:

Know what? That Little or Stallworth had no problems on The Hill? Or that the victim's families were paid off?

You need to at least -try- and be more precise. I mean, any blithering idiot can post poorly thought out nonsense.

Right?

Striking to me about both Little and Stallworth is that they got through their careers at UT with no serious problems. They may or -may not- have had good mentoring during that period.

The evidence suggests that they did.

Walt

UT '81

I mean, any blithering idiot can post poorly thought out nonsense.

Right?

Walt, in response to your question above, yes, you prove that to us every day.

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

When Jimmy Haslem ends up in the slammer, who will prop up the vols? Clearly the fans aren't.

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to smokeyvol1:

For so many years your team was basically non existant. They finally started winning with the ole ball coach. When he left UF was so desperate they went out and not only found someone who would win at all cost but had the nerve to back him and his band of thugs. The "fans" have bought into the whole mess. UF "fans" used to dog UM for everything they now support! What a joke! Just remember there is a young man who was taken away from his family and all you want to do is talk about wins. You are a sick, pathetic little puke! Don't bother responding because I promise you I will look past your pathetic post.

For so many years? Just to bring you low-information-vols up to date. Since 1975, the Gators and vols have faced off 27 times. The Gators have won 21 of those 27 (for you math-challenged, that means you have won 6 of 27)....oh yea, Gators have won 8 of the last 8.

So, before you post, you really should look at who is non existent..clearly it is the vols.

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to CrankE:

But until a jury convicts him, you're behind the AH 100%. Glad we got that settled.

Now go back to looking for "the real killers", OJ.

Akhmed, I didn't say that. I think I will follow the justice system still in effect (unless Hussein Obama has gutted this as well), that a person is innocent until a court of law changes that status.

So, I am going to stay out of his guilty until proven innocent position that Vols are taking.

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to MetroplexMojo:

Two links on Hernandez failing mulitple drug tests. You combine that with the fight and being questioned in other events, the total is close to a dozen.

Little and Stallworth paid the families off because their actions caused the deaths of their relatives. They paid them off because a civil trial would have resulted in millions of dollars of restitution.

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/...

http://nesn.com/2013/06/florida-athle...

Posted by NBC Sports on April 26, 2010, 9:38 PM EDT

A. Hernandez.jpgOnce thought to be a borderline first-round talent, Florida tight end Aaron Hernandez fell to New England at pick No. 113 in the draft. Now we may know why.

Do you always use up-to-date links to stories that were debunked 3-years ago?

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

The University of Florida follows its drug-testing policies,” Foley said. “We do not deviate from our drug-testing policies for anyone. We never have, and we never will.” Foley’s No. 2, Steve McClain, who is Florida’s senior associate AD, seconded that story, saying outright ”I would go on record saying he didn’t fail six drug tests [at Florida].

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to MetroplexMojo:

As someone who nearly lost a leg to a drunk driver 15 years ago, the penalties for drunk driving are ridiculously light. Leonard Little should still be in jail. Stallworth should be as well. Their complete lack of judgment cost an individual their life and their punishments were a joke. As bad as drunk driving is, there are some major differences between Hernandez and Little/Stallworth.

1. Hernandez is being charged with premeditated murder. His intent was to execute the victim. Little/Stallworth were grossly and criminally negligent but did not intend on executing their victims.

2. Counting Hernandez's failed drug tests, he was involved in nearly one dozen incidents at Florida where the coaching staff declined to suspend him. To my knowledge, neither Little nor Stallworth were charged with anything while at UTK.

1. You don't know that about Little or Stallworth. Both victim families paid off.

2. Please provide a link for this information.

Thanks

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to johnlg00:

I don't know if he is actually gone yet or not, but Dr. Gee recently resigned as OSU president after putting his foot in his mouth a few too many times, and no doubt in part for basically standing by while the whole Tressel thing went down. The next guy will not have any special allegiance to Meyer, so I expect him and his staff to be on the straight-and-narrow for awhile. Even the most rabid OSU boosters must be feeling a little "scandal fatigue" by now.

Was that 5 in a row, or 6 in a row? I am losing track anymore.

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to johnlg00:

We saw your first post and every other stupid, annoying, pointless, tasteless post you have ever made. Now imagine the gesture I am making in your direction. That's all the response any of your posts deserve.

Excellent. I am pleased that I was able to get under you skin with such skillful precision.

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

I noticed how you girls are hiding from my first post, shoe fits, doesn't it?

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

in response to bUTch_please:

Hmm, true this. Major violation. Unreported for 3-4 years? Belly crawlers better hope like **** that this isn't true.

And I heard that he Vols would finish above .500 this year, but we all know that isn't true either.

See how that works?

Written on Before arrest, Aaron Hernandez had brushes with violence at Florida:

Unlike Vols fans who still back multiple players who have driven over people in DUI Homicide cases, I will not support Hernandez if he is in fact guilty of these crimes.

Written on Jarnell Stokes named to U19 Team USA :

Donovan, like ALL Gators is first class.

Written on Tennessee football takes another hit in NCAA academic rate, could face serious penalties without improvement:

Will Coach Jones buy some Orange Britches from London as well?

Written on Tennessee football takes another hit in NCAA academic rate, could face serious penalties without improvement:

in response to DeltaCharlie3:

The entire footall program is bordering on extinction. I expect UT to battle with Kentucy and Ole Miss for yearly cellar dweller status.

The Gators did well in all sports, as usual.

Written on Tennessee's Kyle Quinn finishes 10th in NCAA javelin:

And another trophy for those guys in TitleTown. It just never ends.

Written on John Adams: How the Vols could rise to top in SEC East:

in response to sameolvolalum:

Clever, there, little puppy, with the 8-in-a-row moniker mirroring your negative octet. Apparently you're too young to have experienced enough of life to know 8 years is a short history. No doubt your impatience spills out into road rage and silly little girl tantrums. Maybe in a few decades you'll figure out that programs such as Tennessee's........and there are a dozen-or-so out there........possess too much prominence and fiscal backing to remain in any state of doldrums for too long. Too much money simply demands....and gets....better. Quit getting your 8 year old panties in a wad.

Marlette...I can only go on what I have experienced since the mid-70's. The Vols have faced the Gators from TitleTown, 27 times. The Gators have won 21, including the last 8.

Now YOU may look at that as progress, but many Vols on this site aren't eating the dog-food. Seems you have the whole bag to yourself.

Written on John Adams: How the Vols could rise to top in SEC East:

in response to sameolvolalum:

Saban wins due to his having the whole system in sync on a consistent basis,his players seem motivated, he's got a seriously devoted fan base and no other school can approach their level of talent.......for now. I agree that his vacating the HC job in Tuscaloosa would detonate an enormously negative paradigm shift for the tide. In Gainsville, Muschamp appears to be boneheaded in various respects; a lot of them, but the gators enjoy the richest talent garden this side of LA. The jury's out on that guy. Spurrier won't last but a couple more years and his amplified level of grouchiness is showing in his recruiting classes. Without Clowney they'd be pretty average and their season seems dependent on his health. I think the chickens peaked around 2011......downhill hereon. Franklin's headed some place special and prudently shouldn't stay in Nashville........that is if Vandy can pull off another season like the last one. They'd better enjoy their W's while they can. Kentucky and Missouri appear to be perennial cellar dwellers....UK a bit lower....and don't let the cat's recent recruiting successes fool ya'. Considering A&M's strong-appearing setup, They seem to have a lot going for them in the next few seasons. 'Strong looking program through-and-through. LSU's annually reloaded talent, along with Auburn's and Ole Miss's recently strong recruiting classes are going to make the SECW the toughest anywhere. UGA's strong as long as Richt stays around, but their recruiting harvests are being plucked more and more by a half-dozen of us other SEC schools. Who am I kidding, though? They're a rich, traditionally powerful program, so they'll normally be in contention. Arkansas seems to have righted their ship, but the middle of the SECW seems to be their spot, along with MSU, in spite of their improvements. They'd be better off in another conference. As for our Vols: CBJ has hit the ground running with an exclamation point showcased by the assembly of a staff who're immediately on the same page on multiple levels and strong as recruiters, made obvious due to an already remarkable group of commitments for 2014. I think I'm with a good-sized group of Big Orange fans in being a believer that, in spite of the strength of our SEC rivals, that great big letter "T" on those helmets will once again be faced with respect from the toughest of opponents......and with fear from all the rest. UT's on the way up in football, baseball, men's and women's basketball (and softball), so the upcoming 3 years should be entertaining in Neyland and wherever else the Big Orange appears. 'Just a guess, but I believe it's an educated one. GBO!

Going on 8 years now reading how the "Vols are on the rise". Better hurry up.

Written on John Adams: How the Vols could rise to top in SEC East:

Cute article. The Vols road to success happens when all the good teams above them fail.

Written on Lady Vols give up three-run lead in 11th, fall to Oklahoma in 12th in Game 1:

Are those two coaches still there? I would think they took a bus to the Mexico border in the middle of the night.

Written on Tennessee finishes 4th in SEC All-Sports Trophy ranking:

TitleTown takes it again. We just cant build the trophy-cases fast enough!

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