Drought against Top 10 Opponents

Discussion in 'Vols Football' started by Tar Volon, Sep 26, 2017.

  1. Tar Volon

    Tar Volon Me Blog @RockyTopTalk.com

    Saw a screenshot in another thread (can't remember which one) of an ESPN list of worst records against top ten teams. We are the only SEC team that's winless against top ten opponents in the last ten years. I knew it was bad, but I had to go through past schedules to confirm that it was *that* bad. It is. Vanderbilt and Kentucky (and everyone else) has a more recent top ten win than our last, which was '06 in Athens (aka the perfect fourth quarter)
  2. Duckman

    Duckman Chieftain

    0-24 to be exact
  3. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Founder of the Mike Honcho Fan Club

    We are still paying for 98. When does it end?
  4. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    We're paying for hiring Dooley and Butch
  5. cotton

    cotton Stand-up Philosopher

    I still like this:

    0-4 Bama
    0-1 Auburn
    0-1 A&M
    0-1 Arkansas
    0-1 Ole Miss
    1-4 Florida
    2-2 UGa
    2-2 Vandy
    2-2 Missouri
    3-1 SCarolina
    4-0 Kentucky
  6. InVolNerable

    InVolNerable Fark Master Flex

    That was just last 9 years (not sure why they used that number). We have lost 29 straight vs top 10 since the 06 Georgia game.
  7. Tar Volon

    Tar Volon Me Blog @RockyTopTalk.com

    I've gone through Vandy's schedule for the last 9 years, and unless I'm just blind, they don't have any wins either, which means those numbers can't be just nine years (Vandy's last top ten win that I can see is against South Carolina in October '07).
  8. fl0at_

    fl0at_ Humorless, asinine, joyless pr*ck

    Vacated wins? Not a win for us, but not a "loss" maybe?

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