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Tennessee wrap-up: Thinned-out Vol team no match for the Tide machine

Tennessee wrap-up: Thinned-out Vol team no match for the Tide machine

Alabama smacked Tennessee around 49-10 in Knoxville on Saturday in a game that could have been far worse if Jalen Hurts hadn’t made two poor decisions under pressure that resulted in what was probably either a 10- or 14-point swing. As is, the beatdown was bad enough. A Tennessee program that has clearly held Alabama up as a measuring stick instead got caned by that same stick. The Volunteers’ patented second-half comeback never came, and Alabama used the second half only to pad its own lead – Alabama outscored Tennessee 28-3 after halftime – and turn the last few minutes of the game into a second-team scrimmage.

UT preview: If pressure makes perfect, Vols won’t hit many wrong notes

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UT preview: If pressure makes perfect, Vols won’t hit many wrong notes

There is no question which team is coming into this game more charged up. It’s Tennessee, and had the Volunteers not lost in agonizing fashion to Texas A&M in overtime last week, the Vols might have come into this game so amped-up that you could have plugged the entire eastern seaboard into Neyland Stadium and it would have stayed lit for a month.

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Tennessee

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Tennessee

This is not an official University of Alabama document. The depth chart is taken from individual practice and game observations, and is color-coded. Seniors are in black, juniors previously on the team are in green, junior college transfers in their junior year are in purple, junior college transfers in their sophomore year are in yellow, sophomores previously on the team are in blue, redshirt freshmen are in cyan, and true freshmen are in red. NOTE: Because Alabama will operate from a three-wide set as often as not, 12 offensive positions are listed.

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SEC Previews and Predictions: Week 2

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SEC Previews and Predictions: Week 2

All things considered, a 10-3 week wasn’t a bad start for The Predictions Dept., given the level of craziness SEC teams displayed in some of their respective openers. The biggest upset, by rank, was Wisconsin’s surprise victory over LSU that put Les Miles back on the hotseat. But South Alabama beating Mississippi State may have been even more shocking. The quality of games this week takes a nosedive, as it almost always does in Week 2, with the Tennessee-Virginia Tech NASCAR crossover at Bristol Motor Speedway probably taking the prize as the most interesting spectacle.

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SEC Previews and Predictions: Week 1

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SEC Previews and Predictions: Week 1

As usual, the top game on the opening-week slate belongs to Alabama, but Auburn faces Clemson in a strong undercard matchup, while Ole Miss battles Florida State in a game that could have playoff implications. Here’s our look at all the games for the opening week:

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Previews 2016: Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Vanderbilt

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Previews 2016: Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Vanderbilt

Missouri s is a team with an anemic offense and a defense that must always overachieve… South Carolina is a team in crisis … Questions remain about the Vols’ Butch Jones’ coaching ability and the ability of QB Joshua Dobbs … Vandy’s Mason likely won’t be around to coach the team in 2017 and beyond.

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TideFans.com’s preseason top 25 and SEC rankings

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TideFans.com’s preseason top 25 and SEC rankings

Projected 2016 SEC Standing and National Top 25 rankings

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This week in the SEC: Teams in the middle forever blowing bubble chances

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff Feb. 23, 2016 A week ago, bubble banter was sprouting up across the SEC. The league seemed to be solidly on pace to at least match last year’s five NCAA tournament bids, and talk was building that the SEC could get six teams into March Madness for the first time […]

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This week in the SEC: Alabama’s suddenly making bracket racket again

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff Feb. 16, 2016 March in Tuscaloosa used to mean more than spring football. When the NCAA tournament expanded in 1975 to include at-large teams for the first time, the Alabama Crimson Tide snagged a bid and started making itself at home. Bama returned the next spring and after a few […]

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This week in the SEC: Title plans keep getting wrecked by road rage

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By Chris DePew TideFans.com staff Feb. 9, 2016 Way back in the stone ages, when watching Southeastern Conference basketball mostly meant channel surfing to find the Jefferson-Pilot syndication package, the late Joe Dean Sr. had a theory on how to read the SEC standings in light of the difficulty of winning on the road. Dean’s […]

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