October 29, 2013
Brice's Off the Beaten Path
It's Year Six for "Brice's Off The Beaten Path," and it's the quest for six wins that will define the final month of Tennessee's season, as first-year head coach Butch Jones candidly emphasized after his team's loss Saturday at Alabama.
Though it seemed like 'Bama quarterback A.J. McCarron conducted a clinic in the pocket, the Vols' defense recorded six quarterback hurries.
And Alabama's offense was tagged with 6 yards in negative rushing plays, while the Vols' offense had zero negative-yardage rushes. Yet the Tide had seven receivers catch a pass of at least six yards.
Lastly, for all the talk about this being a "down" year in the SEC, the league has six teams ranked in the top 14 of this week's BCS, and the Vols are in the midst of playing seven ranked foes in a span of eight games --- six of them SEC opponents.
it's on with the "Path."
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