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VolQuest.com: Dooley departure not matter of if, but when

VolQuest.com: Dooley departure not matter of if, but when

According to WBIR contributor VolQuest.com, it is not a matter of if Tennessee will seek its fourth head football coach since 2008, but when.

This reports follows a 51-48 four-overtime loss to the Missouri Tigers inside Neyland Stadium Saturday. It was the Vols' seventh straight loss SEC loss

Missouri beats the Vols in 4th OT at Neyland

Missouri beats the Vols in 4th OT at Neyland

Andrew Baggett's 35-yard field goal in the
fourth overtime gave the Missouri Tigers a 51-48 win over the Tennessee
Volunteers in a Southeastern Conference nail biter at Neyland Stadium.

James Franklin threw for 226 yards and four touchdowns to help the Tigers
(5-5, 2-5 SEC) claim the first-ever meeting between the new conference foes.
Kendial Lawrence carried 21 times for 153 yards and two TDs in the victory.

Mizzou fans are ready for a friendly SEC football game

Mizzou fans are ready for a friendly SEC football game

In less than 24 hours the Vols will kick off at Neyland Stadium for what fans hope will be the first SEC victory of the season.

Fans from the other side are taking on Tennessee in a brand new SEC rivalry.

In September, Gator fans came to town.

In October, Bama fans showed up.

Now it's November, and Mizzou fans are here in Knoxville.

"It was about an 11 or 12 hour drive. 677 miles from home to here," Mizzou fan Ed Kays said.

His RV got just 7 mpg on the trip to Tennessee.

NFL's Randall Cobb gives back to his hometown

NFL's Randall Cobb gives back to his hometown

NFL wide receiver and Alcoa native Randall Cobb retuned to East Tennessee Friday, giving back to his hometown.

He visited with kids at Alcoa Elementary, his former school.

Cobb is starting the Blessings in a Backpack program there.  It provides underprivileged students with a backpack full of food to take home over the weekend.

Cobb says he first read about the national program, and thought why not bring it to East Tennessee?

6 area players finalists for Mr. Football

6 area players finalists for Mr. Football

33 players are finalists for the Tennessee Titans Mr. Football Awards to be presented November 26.

Six of the 33 Mr. Football Finalists are from the Knoxville area, including Tennessee Vols commitment Brett Kendrick of CAK.

Kendrick will contend with Alcoa's Thomas Loy for Class AA Lineman of the year.  Grace Christian's Will McKamey is up for Class A Back, CAK's Charlie High for Class AA Back and Webb's Todd Kelly for the Division II-A Back.  Farragut's Jonathan King is the other area nominee for Kicker of the Year.

Kickoff time announced for UT/Vandy game

Kickoff time announced for UT/Vandy game

The Tennessee Volunteers will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores Nov. 17th in Nashville.

Kickoff will be at 7:00 pm EST. This game will air on ESPN2.

Week 10 Player of the Week Winners

Offensive Player of the Week

West running back Seth Marshall was voted the USA Today High School Sports Offensive Player of the Week. The sophomore rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns on only seven carries and returned a kick 90 yards for a score in the Rebels' 50-6 win over Heritage.