Thursday, June 07, 2007  
Thursday...and I'm off work tomorrow
Days 'til Season Kickoff: 86

Goin to see Sevendust tomorrow. Yay! Roadtrips are great...even short 2 hour ones.

The Tuscaloosa News goes in and talks with former players, and the verdict is the same all around: everyone's excited about the new coach.

The SEC meetings were boring at best. No action was really taken about anything, and, for the most part, the coaches could have been poolside and accomplished more.


#10: Tennessee 35 Alabama 24 Oct. 20th, 2001 in Tuscaloosa, AL

You remember all those games we lost in the 4th quarter under Franchione in his first year? This is one of them.

We were absolutely manhandled in the 4th in this game. We took the lead at 24-21 with an Ahmaad Galloway touchdown on the last play of the 3rd quarter, and it looked like we had a shot to really go toe-to-toe with the MUCH bigger Vols, but boy were we wrong.

Jason Witten, their tight end, was their leading receiver, catching 7 passes for 91 yards. Talk about ridiculous. He steamrolled over our linebackers and secondary and turned short 5 yard passes into 15 yarders all day.

Tennessee held the ball for over 13 minutes in the 4th quarter. They converted 10 of 16 third downs, and they had over 480 yards of offense. They killed us.

But, of course, this was common in Franchione's first season.

Comments: I remember that Tennessee game. There was so much hype for it. I would sit there and stare at Jason Whitten before each play and think "they're gonna throw it to him again." And sure enough, they always did. I couldn't figure out how I could see it but our Defensive coordinators couldn't.
# posted by Blogger JD : 3:30 PM   yeah, that game was disgusting. i'd never seen a team just get steamrolled in the 4th like that. UT held the ball for as long as they wanted to.

Scarily, it was almost like when our defense needed a stop against Mississippi State last year in the 4th quarter and couldn't stop them.
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