How Did Mike DeBord Set Up His Second Touchdown?

Tennessee barely squeaked out a 27-24 win over South Carolina this past weekend. They didn’t play their best game, but made plays when it mattered most. Something that jumped out to me from the game was a connection between the Vols’ first and second touchdowns. Offensive coordinator Mike DeBord did a brilliant job of setting up the second touchdown with the first one, so I want to take a look at both plays, and why the second one worked so well. Continue reading “How Did Mike DeBord Set Up His Second Touchdown?”

Vols Pick Missouri Apart with Power Read

In their 29-21 loss to the Missouri Tigers, the Tennessee Vols, a run first offense, had some difficulty running the ball. Sacks and tackles for loss heavily contributed to poor rushing stats. However, Tennessee had a large amount of success on one run concept: the power read/inverted veer. Continue reading “Vols Pick Missouri Apart with Power Read”