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ALL IN THE GAME: Last weekend was full of surprises
This past weekend of SEC football in no way went the way I thought it would.
ROCKY TOP BEAT: Tennessee visits Vanderbilt Saturday night
Tennessee’s yearly game with that team that resides in Nashville is finally here. Seems like each year Vandy fans have high hopes, then their team goes out and loses. Only that one misstep by the Big Orange in 2005 blemished the winning ways since 1982.
All in the Game: An unusual situation
What I am talking about here is the fact that so deep into the season Tennessee is still looking for their first SEC win, and Vandy has three. Of course, anyone who knows me, knows that I would trade those three for one over the Volunteers.
Rocky Top Beat: Vols got back on the winning track
The Vols got back on the winning track last weekend; although, many of the Big Orange Nation were dissatisfied with the way the defense performed. For me, a 55-48 win is still a win and the defense is something that will eventually get fixed.
ALL IN THE GAME: The games just get more meaningful
This will be a really big weekend for the Vanderbilt Commodores as they travel to take on the Kentucky Wildcats. This is probably a must-win game for them to make it to a second consecutive bowl game. Conceivably they could win all four of their remaining games and probably should, but that is not the way that things usually happen for Vandy.
ROCKY TOP BEAT: Vols host Troy to begin November
The Vols were about to reverse their October fortunes last week against South Carolina, but a great play by Carolina’s best defensive player kept them on the wrong end of a 38-35 score. The month of October has not been kind during the Dooley era, and I venture to say that no one within the Vol nation is sorry to see November arrive.
ALL IN THE GAME: Commodores are on a streak
I know that the accomplishments of the Vanderbilt squad won't impress Hoss, Frank, the Napier clan and Buck Woods, but to us fans of the beleaguered, it is a mighty good sign.
ROCKY TOP BEAT: Vols travel to No. 17 South Carolina Saturday
Tennessee has made a habit of making mistakes at inopportune times this season and they continued against Alabama.
ALL IN THE GAME: Every weekend is a big one now
With the SEC now in full swing and the cupcake games over for the most part, every weekend is filled with games that are worth watching and this Saturday is certainly no differerent.
ROCKY TOP BEAT: It is Alabama week for the Tennessee Volunteers
When Tennessee beat North Carolina State back at the end of August, little did the Big Orange Nation realize that they might have just witnessed the high water mark associated with the 2012 campaign. With only No. 1 Alabama tomorrow night and South Carolina next Saturday worthy of qualifying as quality opposition, the chances for a significant win are fading.
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