Top 35 Plays of 2015: #4 – Josh Dobbs’ Diving Score

The number 4 play in our countdown to determine the best plays of Tennessee’s 2015 season is Josh Dobbs’ diving score against Northwestern.

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Top 35 Plays of 2015: #35 – Berry’s Pick Six

The 2015 season was a very important step for the Tennessee Volunteers. The season wasn’t without heartbreak. Tennessee suffered four tough losses; all coming after the Vols had a chance to win in the fourth quarter. But despite the disappointment, the Vols season was their best in a long, long time. Butch Jones and company took the next step, going from an up-and-coming team to a team primed to compete for a championship in 2016.

As we enter an offseason without football, I thought it would be fun to go through a series of posts reflecting on the Vols’ 2015 season. Starting today, we are going to be counting down the top 35 plays of the 2015 season.

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Anatomy of a Beatdown – How the Volunteers Destroyed the Wildcats – Part 3

This is part three (you can read part one here and part two here) in a series of posts that aims to examine some of the tactics and adjustments Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike DeBord made in his game plan for the Northwestern Wildcats in the Outback Bowl. The Vols offense was very successful and the Vols won big, 45-6. Continue reading “Anatomy of a Beatdown – How the Volunteers Destroyed the Wildcats – Part 3”

Anatomy of a Beatdown – How the Volunteers Destroyed the Wildcats – Part 2

This is part two (read part one here) in a series of posts that aims to examine some of the tactics and adjustments Tennessee offensive coordinator Mike DeBord made in his gameplan for the Northwestern Wildcats in the Outback Bowl. The Vols offense was very successful and the Vols won big, 45-6. While we looked at the counter play in the previous post, this post will examine Northwestern’s primary form of pass coverage and how the Vols attacked it. Continue reading “Anatomy of a Beatdown – How the Volunteers Destroyed the Wildcats – Part 2”

Anatomy of a Beatdown – How the Volunteers Destroyed the Wildcats – Part 1

What a game. The Tennessee Volunteers absolutely destroyed the Northwestern Wildcats 45-6 to close out a memorable season on a high note. After starting 2-3, the team was in despair. Butch Jones and the Vols managed to turn it around however, and Tennessee finished the season on a six game winning streak with a top 25 ranking. The cherry on top came on New Year’s Day, when the Vols blew out a very good Northwestern team in the Outback Bowl.

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