Photo credit: Josh Biever/Sports Illustrated Throughout his football career, there was little that Peyton Manning didn't accomplish. During his collegiate career at Tennessee, there seemed to be only one thing he couldn't do -- beat Florida. On this day 25 years ago, Manning got his final shot at the rival Gators. In what would be a top-5 showdown in Gainesville, the … [Read more...] about 25-Year CFB Anniversary: Florida Tops Tennessee in Top-5 Showdown, 33-20
Mandatory Photo Credit: Ron Hoskins/Allsport Since the late-1990s, the Miami Dolphins and Indianapolis Colts have played some memorable football games. Until this season's contest, the teams had split the last 16 meetings. Of those, only one was decided by more than one possession. A memorable win for Miami over Indianapolis came on this day 20 years ago. The Dolphins scored … [Read more...] about 20-Year Phiniversary: Dolphins Score Final 10 Points to Nip Colts, 27-24
Photo via YouTube The rivalry isn't the spectacle it used to be, but for a long time, the third Saturday in October was a date to be circled on the calendars. Alabama and Tennessee both had success in the 1990s and both won multiple SEC titles during the decade. Tennessee won the final five meetings of the decade, including one that occurred on this day 25 years ago. Jay … [Read more...] about 25-Year CFB Anniversary: Graham’s Long TD Run Caps Comeback as Tennessee Tops Alabama, 20-13
We're set to take you down memory lane of three quarterbacks who were beloved by their rivals. Two of the three were probably considered the best ally a rival could have. Usually there is hate for anyone wearing the opposing uniform, but in this case, it's different. It's a quarterback who always made mistakes against his rival, or a quarterback who could never win. The … [Read more...] about Opposing QBs Loved by Rivals
Photo courtesy of Tennessee athletics Bring up former Tennessee quarterback great and new Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Peyton Manning to a University of Florida fan and they'll gladly remind you that Manning went 0-4 against their beloved Gators. During Manning's four years in Knoxville, the Volunteers lost just nine total games. They lost eight times in the regular … [Read more...] about Remember That One Time Peyton Manning Won in “The Swamp”?