Offseason coverage continues for Off The Hook Sports’ Tuesday, May 9 podcast. Caleb Calhoun and Dave Hooker discuss trap games for Tennessee football in 2023, if the Vols should be concerned about the gambling scandals that have happened and the best performance ever by an unknown UT player. They also break down a former coach’s comments on Texas and debate Bronny James vs. Arch Manning.
What is the biggest letdown game for Tennessee football?
A recent article by College Football News listed the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners as the biggest potential letdown game for Tennessee football this year. UTSA is the two-time defending Conference USA Champions and has gone 23-5 the past two seasons. The Vols play them after visiting the Florida Gators but before hosting the South Carolina Gamecocks. How accurate is this assessment?
The greatest unknown/breakout Tennessee football performance ever is…
Lonnie Walker IV secured a 104-101 Game 4 victory for the Los Angeles Lakers over the Golden State Warriors Monday night to put them up 3-1 in the series thanks to 15 points in the fourth quarter off the bench. What’s the greatest surprise performance ever by an unknown Vol? This is somebody who took over a game that nobody could have seen coming.
Urban Meyer says Texas has the best roster in 2023
Former Florida Gators and Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Urban Meyer implied Steve Sarkisian’s Longhorns have the best roster in college football for 2023. How accurate is that? Is there method to Meyer’s madness? Could he be trying to spearhead a Sarkisian firing so he could take the job at Texas? Will he ever get another elite job?
Bronny James vs. Arch Manning
Earlier this week, the son of LeBron James committed to the USC Trojans to play basketball. Last summer, the nephew of Peyton and Eli Manning and grandson of Archie Manning committed to the Texas Longhorns to play quarterback. Who will be the better college player at their respective sport? Which player is more likely to win a national title?
Athletes at Iowa schools investigated for gambling
ESPN reports that the Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones have numerous student athletes suspected of gambling. Over 40 combined from both schools are involved and it’s across multiple sports, including football and basketball. With Tennessee as one of the premiere sports gambling states, how much of a concern is this for the Vols going forward?