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The remarkably successful College Football Playoff

The college football Bowl Championship Series of old was flawed for a lot of reasons: it tried to use a lot of subjective reasons to “prove” who the best two teams in the nation were and why those two teams should get the chance to play for the national title. ...

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Govs end season with loss on Senior Night

CLARKSVILLE — The tears in senior defensive lineman Nii Lartey’s eyes told the story on Senior Night. A group of 18 seniors have witnessed another disappointing season unfold in front of them, with the journey ending on Saturday against Tennessee Tech. Lartey has only been in the program for a ...

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Tennessee’s young O-line starting to grow up

>>Associated Press   KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The emergence of quarterback Joshua Dobbs is helping Tennessee’s young offensive line show signs of growth. After giving up 30 sacks in its first seven games, the Volunteers have allowed just two sacks the past two games. In its most recent game, Tennessee didn’t ...

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SEC teams salvaging seasons thanks to backups

>>Associated Press   NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Southeastern Conference teams are getting plenty of help from the “next man up” because of injuries and suspensions as the regular season winds down. Players such as Nick Chubb of Georgia, Joshua Dobbs at Tennessee, Florida’s Treon Harris and Kyle Allen of Texas A&M ...

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