Why Tennessee and Butch Jones desperately need to beat Florida

Asked about trash talk from Florida’s cornerbacks, some overt and some bizarrely metaphorical, Tennessee coach Butch Jones explained his team’s bunker mentality insulated the Volunteers from such tomfoolery. “Any time I spend seeing what’s out there is a waste of our time,” Jones said Wednesday. “Really, it’s insignificant.” But moments later, Jones bragged about the […]

SMU QB Matt Davis out for the season with a knee injury

SMU starting quarterback Matt Davis is out for the season with a knee injury. The 6-foot-1, 212-pound senior threw two touchdowns and also ran for 91 yards in the Mustangs opener, a 34-21 win at North Texas. Davis sat out SMU’s loss last weekend at Baylor, where highly regarded redshirt freshman Ben Hicks got the […]