Comments by gobigorange5090

Written on Tennessee-Georgia game to be aired by CBS at 3:30 p.m.:

in response to RoadTrip:

Great. Another embarrassing loss on national TV with two announcers that make fun of us every time they do our game.

Dont watch!

Written on Tennessee-Georgia game to be aired by CBS at 3:30 p.m.:

in response to wilk58:

I can hear Verne and Gary. Not again!

I like Verne but wish Gary would shut up. He goes on and on and on.

Written on Tennessee-Georgia game to be aired by CBS at 3:30 p.m.:

Is there any way we can silence the analyst? He wont shut up!

Written on John Jancek, Willie Martinez back together 3 years after Georgia tenure ended:

Why does the coach in middle look angry as hell?

Written on Phillip Fulmer says Tennessee coach Butch Jones has 'lots of challenges':

in response to murrayvol:

We could open with the fact that he has the second best record of any coach in Tennessee football history.

I'm delighted that Phil Fulmer wants to be a part of the future of Tennessee football.

It amazes me how many so called UT fans loathe Fulmer.

Written on Phillip Fulmer says Tennessee coach Butch Jones has 'lots of challenges':

in response to ArmyDad:

The man who is responsible for creating the downward spiral that is UT football right now speaks again. Why does the media insist on continuing to regurgitate the same tired Fulmer stories?

Get over your hate and move on!

Written on UT tells students not to paint Rock to welcome recruits:

in response to FanNotSheep:

The NCAA already robbed us of the best basketball coach in the college game. I guess now they'll take away the rock too. Wonder how long before the nation's top schools realize they'd be better off without the self-serving, hypocritical, biased, inept and dirty organization known as the NCAA. (National Collection of Arrogant A-holes)

The NCAA robbed UT of nothing. The former coach did it to himself.

Written on John Adams: Super hoax may upstage Super Bowl :

If Adams sucks why do you whiners continue to read him?

Written on John Adams: Super hoax may upstage Super Bowl :

in response to td:

I am not a John Adams basher, but this column wasted my time. Now, to think about it, my writing this comment is an even bigger misapplication of precious seconds on that journey to eternity.

waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!

Written on Kentucky pulls away from Vols, 75-65:

in response to willphill#241787:

Here's the problem. We are rapidly sinking to the bottom of the basketball heap. We will be there by the end of this season. No good high school player will want to come to Tennessee. We were in the elite when BP was here. We have hired a coach who is in over his head. A nice guy but not competent to coach in the SEC. Once we sink to the bottom it will be hard to ever rise again. Martin's basketball philosophy is outdated.

What is the solution?

Since you seem to know everything about basketball, why dont you buy out Martin and apply for the job. You obviously think you can so a better job.

Written on Kentucky pulls away from Vols, 75-65:

in response to DebKY:

Certainly was a one sided called game, especially in the first half. Why does Martin not challenge the referees as all other coaches do during the game?
For once, I would like to see Martin run the baseline, or even get a technical!
This was a great opportunity for Tennessee to have won in Rupp. Unfortunately, poor coaching results in poor performance.
Well, let's hope that Hart is looking for a new basketball coach for next year.
It was great to see Kentucky's best, Chris Lofton behind the UT's bench!
Go BIG ORANGE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Are you going to cough up the money to buy out his contract?

Written on Kentucky pulls away from Vols, 75-65:

in response to secondcreek:

Missing Bruce Pearl more every year...

Pearl would still be on the sidelines if he hadnt lied to the NCAA. He did it to himself!

Written on USC fires basketball coach Kevin O'Neill:

in response to collegegrovebilly:

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I bet you dream about Dooley.

Written on USC fires basketball coach Kevin O'Neill:

in response to mocsandvolsfan:

Hmmm I wonder if he'd come back.

The man is psycho. Why would we want him??

Written on John Adams: Vols chasing Vanderbilt in recruiting :

in response to DwayneElizondoMountainDewHerbertCamacho:

You know...it's funny because I distinctly remember you defending Dooley who put up worse numbers than Franklin in his second year.

So, when Dooley loses he's still a great coach and we just need to give him time.

When Franklin wins he's still not a good coach despite taking one of the wost teams in America and getting them to 9 wins in a season in two years.

Ok...that makes sense.

I'm a UT grad and I appreciate great coaching (rather than the mediocre drivel that most Vol fans seem content to swallow). What Franklin has done at Vandy is AMAZING. If you don't at least acknowledge that, you're willfully ignorant. Also, I was at the Music City Bowl and you're statement that Vandy got outplayed by NC State "in every phase" is just WRONG.

Dooley's gone. Give it a rest!

Written on Notre Dame No. 1? According to a BCS computer, Fighting Irish still better than Alabama:

in response to LCPanthers:

Alabama killed them.Irish did not belong in BCS game.

Who DID belong?

Written on Friday's Memphis-Tennessee game could be the last for a long time:

in response to 1vavolfan:

This stuff goes on all of the time, the coaches could care a less about the fans. UK ducked Louisville for years and the governor intervened and made them play each other, now UK and Indiana duck one another. Pastner's comments were that as long as I'm coach are key, he could very well be replaced this year or next, he has a top 5 recruiting class and has an RPI of 101 and will have to win the conference tournament to make the NCAA's again.

Its "couldnt care less."

Written on Doug Dickey's task in 1964 similar to Butch Jones' in 2013 :

in response to GlennFordsFoible:

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Whine, whine, whine!!

Written on Doug Dickey's task in 1964 similar to Butch Jones' in 2013 :

in response to brauhuff#295403:

I will always have mixed feelings about Doug Dickey. He deserves credit for bringing Tennessee much success in the 1960s but I was not happy with his time as athletic director especially the way he treated Don Devoe and John Majors and besides he is a Florida guy

John Majors got what he deserved!

Written on Doug Dickey's task in 1964 similar to Butch Jones' in 2013 :

in response to collegegrovebilly:

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I think you have a thing for Dooley. You talk about him all the time!

Written on Derek Dooley finds words for Twitter :

in response to Vols4Ever:

Coach Dooley had a job in the athletic department. He also had a negotiated contract to fulfill the duties of that position that was granted by the Administrator of the Department. He fulfilled his obligations. He is deserving of any remittances due.

If redress is owed, look to Mikey that fired Phil, hired Lame, gave him an escape clause, advised Bruce to not be precise with the NCAA, publicly stated his demise before our 1st round game against Michigan, negotiated all the contracts where the University pays for his mistakes and walked off with his own personal buyout. Those are the true crimes that we continue to pay with our contributions and our hearts.

Are you Dooley's lawyer?

Written on Derek Dooley finds words for Twitter :

Dooley shouldnt have been fired, but assigned a job within the athletics dept so we wouldnt have to pay him in one lump sum.

Written on John Adams: Time for 'serious' changes at Tennessee :

Since many of you hate Adams, why do you read him?

Written on John Adams: Fan mail contradicts negative posts :

in response to 10SE:

I wish we could swap Bob Kessling, with ....... anybody.

Kessling AND Priest.

Written on John Adams: Fan mail contradicts negative posts :

in response to tomkats3242:

It was nice to see that you have relatives and family who can say something good about you. I would not and do not read your trash. The KNS should hire someone that loves UT so the sports people here in Knoxville could be proud of articles that should be posted on this site. Sorry but you do not make the grade.

You dont read Adams? Then what are you commenting on if you dont read him?

Written on Stokely nearly empty, memories remain :

in response to SevenT:

Kentucky was flat out cheated by paid for refs many times in that dump of a building, and the master cheater was Ray Mears and his stupid orange jacket and unicylists. Good Riddance, the property will be better served as a parking lot.

Just Saying

Awwwwwwwwww. Poor poor Kentucky! Awwwwwwwwwww

Written on Q&A with Tennessee AD Dave Hart: Butch Jones brings right attitude, but no 'magic wand':

in response to DEMS_KEEP_ME_IN_CHAINS:

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Pull for another team, loser!

Written on Q&A with Tennessee AD Dave Hart: Butch Jones brings right attitude, but no 'magic wand':

in response to DEMS_KEEP_ME_IN_CHAINS:

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How do you know he cant?

Written on Q&A with Tennessee AD Dave Hart: Butch Jones brings right attitude, but no 'magic wand':

in response to collegegrovebilly:

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Are you EVER happy?

Written on Q&A with Tennessee AD Dave Hart: Butch Jones brings right attitude, but no 'magic wand':

in response to Banner:

When can we get a new AD? I'm so tired of FSU and Bama references. You got fired at FSU for a ton of issues. You were second in command at Bama and had no juice. Nothing to do with the Saban hire or his success. All he has done here is fire people and keep dead weight on staff like Tegano. Pathetic!

For gods sake, stop whining!

Written on UT offers no-donation football season tickets:

in response to ncvol17:

no scoreboard view

There are scoreboards all over the stadium.

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to budd#207344:

The simple fact is that the QB who everybody names their kids after couldn't match T with his NC ring.
He can't even out do his younger brother. You are right there is nothing more ignorant than racism or bigotry. especially when it gets spewed out because some 50 yr old fat white guy didn't get his way and a black guy made a decision for he and his family. If the only color you care about is Orange then you should be as angry and embarrassed as I am over the comments based on T's decision. If you aren't then you need to think about that

Everyone named their son Peyton? I didnt. Next......

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to Launcher460:

I agree with the others that say they could have cared less if he accepted or not. I do find it funny that he quotes his commitment to his players and later in the article mentions he watched one of his two sons play basketball.
Kind of makes me wonder what type of man he truly is. Would rather not judge but no matter the relationship with the mother, I would want to be part of my children's lives.
Hard to do that in California.
Anyway, let's hire someone who wants to be here and move on.

It's "couldn't care less."

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to JonGrudensAgent:

For the record, none of you a----les have any idea what Martin's family situation is or what type of situation he has in LA. Best to let the man make up his own mind how to handle his family.

Martin has a better opportunity to be successful courting 5 star players for USC than 3 star players we seem destined for at UT.

I don't blame him a bit for doing what is best for his career and likely best for his family.

This whole offer just reeked of a PR move from the beginning anyway. Martin was turned down not once, but twice by this school when he moved from New Mexico to Kentucky and when Baggett saw the impending Dooley disaster. Hart could have pushed for Martin like he did his boy Sal when Dooley had most of his staff walk out after 2011 but we saw how that worked out and where Alabama Dave's allegiances are.

Good luck to Tee. He brought a lot of good memories to this program and this doesn't tarnish them in the least.

Wasnt it YOU who said Gruden was coming to UT as HC and it was a sure thing? Nuff said!

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to JonGrudensAgent:

Frankly, the last three head coaches for this school have been completely worthless in their own ways in terms of developing a sense of loyalty to this program amongst players and fans.

Fulmer thought he was a CEO more than a coach and felt he was bullet proof and above interactions with the players. Hence, we got the Fulmer Cup in his latter years and more arrests than all SEC players for the better part of a decade. Players in NFL games naming their high schools instead of UT. Ask Anthony Herrera and scores of other players what they think of Fulmer.

Kiffin was a mercenary who chased his dream job instead of sticking out his commitment to UT. Thankfully, he wasn't around long enough to inflict serious damage. He will never develop any type of chemistry or "family" atmosphere with his teams. He is too absorbed with his own image to do so.

Dooley was an arrogant, self-serving coach whose self opinions far outweighed any actually ability he had to coach or connect with the players. The complete lack of interest or support from the team upon his firing said all anyone needs to know about the guy.

With those three guys leading the way, it's amazing any of these players feel loyalty to the program. Hopefully Jones can buck the trend.

John Majors also thought he was CEO and Majors thought he was bulletproof. Two of the reasons he was fired.

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to 88volgrad:

It was a huge flap and resulted in an NCAA investigation. It's not like I made it up. Here is one reference to the story: http://www.tspnsports.com/forums/show...

Here's another: http://nashvillecitypaper.com/content...

So, yes, Tee Martin was responsible for bringing a significant amount of negative attention to the program.

I didnt say you made it up.

Written on Tyler Summitt takes the family legacy to Marquette :

in response to gwh_1947:

I look at my wife of 38 years and see a lovely lady, who was a director of human resource for a prominent company, and see a lady who doesn't remember what she did 24 hours ago. She is only 62 and has had Alzheimer's for about 5 years. Doctor said she might not see pass 65. Alzheimer's is a terrible disease. I wish the Summitt family well and congratulate Tyler.

Im watching my mom go through this. Shes 93 but it hurts to see what becomes of them whether age 92 or 62.

My prayers are with you and your wife!

Written on Tyler Summitt takes the family legacy to Marquette :

in response to HooRay_Vol:

Perhaps as he climbs the career ladder, we may see Tyler as head coach of the Lady Vols in another 10 years or so.

I was thinking the very same thing!!

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to ProfessionalHandicapper:

Immature fans to trash a former player that already has a job in one of the top five programs in the United States. Why would any Vol wanna coach at a University that fired Majors, Fulmer,Chavis,Sanders and Chuck Smith,all so called VOLS FOR LIFE. Plus listen how fans call Fulmer Fat, Chavis third and Chavis, and bash sanders and trashed Smith when Dooley sent him packing. Nobody in their right mind wants to be in Knoxville. Its a coaching graveyard. SLAP in the face by Tee just like Gerald Jones telling a recruit to chose Auburn.

Majors got what he deserved. Fulmer had lost control of the program and the program was floundering. Sanders had no clue how to run an offense. Sounds like you need to get a life!

Which school do YOU pull for??

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to 88volgrad:

I have been done with him since it came out he was taking money under the table his senior year. No great loss.

Do you have a link for your story? Funny, I never heard of this.

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to VolFolks:

Trooper Taylor if he'd come back. He's currently "out" at Auburn as their receivers coach. Highly touted linebacker there already decommitted because of it.

Are you not aware that Taylor is under investigation? Why would we need that to deal with?

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to JBVols1698:

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I bet he feels the same way about you!

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

in response to volsmith:

Looks like a job for Trooper Taylor to me.

One more time....Trooper Taylor is under NCAA investigation. Is there anybody on the board who doesnt get "under NCAA investigation?"

Written on Tee Martin turns down Tennessee homecoming, will stay at Southern Cal :

By staying there, he gets what he deserves!

Written on Tee Martin mulling over return to UT :

in response to tennezz:

Like him or not, Trooper Taylor is a good coach and a good recruiter! Every position he coached @ Tenn. showed improvement!

Taylor is also under NCAA investigation.

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