Whether rediscovering the best team moments, or initiating into the histories and traditions of Volunteer fandom, this book about the University of Tennessee football team is both a useful resource and cherishable memorabilia. Packed with anecdotes of the players, explanations about the beginnings of rivalries and traditions, detailed histories about the greatest players and moments in the school’s history, lists of the most successful seasons, recaps of the most exciting games ever played, and year-by-year statistics, this collectible book is the primary source for anyone eager to be an expert regarding anything about the Vols. The book captures the essence of what it means to be a true Tennessee fan: Neyland Stadium, orange and white, Peyton Manning, the Pride of the Southland, the Vol Walk, checkerboard end zones, Smokey the Bluetick Hound, John Ward, and running through the “T.”
About the Author
Athlon Sports is a publisher of preseason, single-title sports annuals, covering professional and college athletics and distributed throughout North America and Europe. Founded in 1967, they are now the largest sports magazine in the U.S., and have won Publisher of the Year, Magazine of the Year, and an Emmy Award. They are based primarily in Nashville, Tennessee. Peyton Manning is the quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League. He is the recipient of a record-setting four Most Valuable Player awards, and holds numerous other NFL records for game performance. He led the Colts to a victory in Super Bowl XLI, and as a student at the University of Tennessee he played in three winning Bowl games. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.