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Dave’s Dish: When will Pruitt be good at UT? Soon…

Dave’s Dish: When will Pruitt be good at UT? Soon…

An unnamed coach with extensive Southeastern Conference experience has no doubt that Jeremy Pruitt will have success at Tennessee – and soon.   “To me, Jeremy is the best defensive mind in the in the SEC,” said the coach who is still in the SEC..   That’s strong praise, especially with Alabama’s Nick Saban considered…MORE

Dave’s Dish: Roll Tide!!!

Dave’s Dish: Roll Tide!!!

So Tennessee fans, who ya got?   Let’s face it, most UT fans would rather root for Satan than see one of their rivals, Alabama or Georgia, win a national title, which will happen Monday evening.   Frankly, there’s only one correct choice. Grab the houndstooth cap and pull for Crimson Tide. Ouch, that just…MORE

Dave’s Dish: Whose to blame for Kahlil not becoming a star?

Dave’s Dish: Whose to blame for Kahlil not becoming a star?

Kahlil McKenzie’s decision to forgo his final season of eligibility and enter the NFL Draft is curious to say the least. It’s further proof that former UT coach Butch Jones got minimal production out of his top star prospects.   McKenzie was a “must have” in recruiting. He was one the highest-rated prospects in the…MORE

Dave’s Dish: How to grade Jeremy Pruitt’s first real test as a Vol

Dave’s Dish: How to grade Jeremy Pruitt’s first real test as a Vol

Let’s face it. No one really knows how to grade most college football programs solely on the inaugural signing period on Wednesday.   Sure, there’s the obvious. Georgia was phenomenal. Alabama was surprisingly just solid. Then, there’s Arkansas. Well, they still have plenty of work to do.   So where do you place Tennessee in…MORE

Dave’s Dish: Tee’s Ultimatum didn’t affect the Vols thanks to Fulmer

Dave’s Dish: Tee’s Ultimatum didn’t affect the Vols thanks to Fulmer

It’s easy to still have a strong affinity for Tee Martin.   After all, the former Tennessee quarterback was Mr. Clutch as he led the Vols to the national title in 1998. However, his latest comments are a reminder that college football can be more about business than emotion.   When asked about coaching at…MORE

Dave’s Dish: Fulmer on the road again. Good or bad?

Dave’s Dish: Fulmer on the road again. Good or bad?

Phillip Fulmer’s recent declaration that he had again become a recruiter for Tennessee football spawned two reactions.   First, some thought this was the first sign that Tennessee’s newest athletic director was looking over UT coach Jeremy Pruitt’s shoulder. After all, it would makes sense. Fulmer was one of the best recruiters in the modern…MORE

The Take (AUDIO): What To Expect From Jeremy Pruitt

The Take (AUDIO): What To Expect From Jeremy Pruitt

Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt has been named Head Coach of the Volunteers. What should we expect from Coach Pruitt? What obstacles will he need to overcome in his first year at Tennessee? Cowboy discusses this and more on The Take!MORE

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Dave Says: You need actions, not words

Dave Says: You need actions, not words

Dear Dave, My husband and I have about $20,000 in credit card debt, plus payments on a new truck. We also have a camper he bought before we got married that we’re still making payments on. I recently received a $50,000 inheritance, and I’d like to use that money to help get us out of…

Dave Says: Paid In Full

Dave Says: Paid In Full

Dear Dave, I’ve been late on a credit card bill several times, and it was turned over to a collection agency. They have offered a couple of different payment options. If I agree to one of these, does that mean the original creditor gets paid, too? Carter   Dear Carter, A collection agency either owns…

Dave Says: Don’t Play The Game

Dave Says: Don’t Play The Game

Dear Dave, How do you feel about timeshares, and the free trips and dinners they offer as part of their sales pitches? Is it possible to win with these things? Dan   Dear Dan, In my opinion, timeshares are a complete waste of time and money. Lots of folks go into this kind of thing believing they’ll…

Five Ways to Give Yourself a Raise in 2019

Five Ways to Give Yourself a Raise in 2019

Five Ways to Give Yourself a Raise in 2019 By Rachel Cruze Everyone starts out a new year with the best intentions. We’re going to lose weight, or eat better, or work out more. I don’t know about you, but I’m as guilty as anyone when it comes to shelling out a bunch of money…