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Season on the Brink

Phillip Fulmer

Faith is in short supply in Big Orange Country and the cup of patience hardly runneth over, on the other hand, rumor, speculation, conjecture and criticism rage like the gales of November.

As the losses mount and opportunity dwindles in a football season that is 66 percent complete, the future of Tennessee football has become a guessing game, grist for the gossip gin and rumor mill. Head football coach Phillip Fulmer has felt pressure before — anyone who serves as long as he has in the SEC can expect that — but never to this degree. He still has strong support in some quarters but... Recommended Stories