Transfer Portal - 2022/23 Edition

Discussion in 'Vols Football' started by CardinalVol, Nov 29, 2022.

  1. yont sum iss?

    yont sum iss? Contributor

    Dude went from OU to SC now back to OU. Weird.
  2. Tar Volon

    Tar Volon Me Blog

    Possibly not that weird with there being a coaching change in there, plus the realization that the grass may not be greener.
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  3. HCKevinSteele

    HCKevinSteele Well-Known Member

    I haven’t been to Norman, but no matter where you’re leaving the grass probably ain’t greener in Columbia, South Carolina.
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  4. VOLinDAWGland

    VOLinDAWGland Contributor

    and Beamer
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  5. zehr27

    zehr27 8th's VIP

    Hayden wants to be closer to home and in his home state. That is really the only factor as I understand it. Its far from a done deal but its a possibility he will be in orange next year.
  6. HCKevinSteele

    HCKevinSteele Well-Known Member

    So we’re in a recruiting battle with….?
  7. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    The way I understand it, he's undecided on if he's staying or coming here
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  8. zehr27

    zehr27 8th's VIP

    See justingroves post.
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  9. HCKevinSteele

    HCKevinSteele Well-Known Member

    Was intended as sort of sarcastic but don’t think it came across this way. Obviously it’s a big decision for a kid but if what you said is true it’s really a no brainer.

    This ain’t the Tennessee of the 2010’s and Ryan Day ain’t that great of a coach.
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  10. DeonG

    DeonG Member

    I hear we are getting Sam Hartman
  11. zehr27

    zehr27 8th's VIP

    It's always a tough move to switch schools but I agree I think it would be an easy decision.
  12. A-Smith

    A-Smith Chieftain

    It’s a suckier version of Knoxville
  13. SGMVols

    SGMVols Contributor

    Columbia makes Knoxville look like Paris. It’s a dump.
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  14. CardinalVol

    CardinalVol Uncultured, non-diverse mod

    Numbers in portal by position -

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  15. PilotFlyingJ

    PilotFlyingJ Chieftain

  16. A-Smith

    A-Smith Chieftain

    You have to think that at least 1 of those 208 DBs will be a Vol next year.
  17. HCKevinSteele

    HCKevinSteele Well-Known Member

    I’ve lived in a bunch of cities across the Southeast and have covered basically every corner traveling. Comparing Knoxville to Columbia is shameful. By almost any measure.

    *I do travel to Columbia in July/August for work and while that does color my views somewhat, point stands, it’s a shitty, hot, smelly dump.
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  18. JohnnyQuickkick

    JohnnyQuickkick Calcio correspondent

    Paris is overrated too
  19. ole_orange

    ole_orange Member

    I've often thought a lot of the Knoxville hate out there exists based on opinions formed when Knoxville was more of a podunk, less modernly developed city than it is now. As someone who has lived in Knoxville within the past decade and has spent time in nearly all the other SEC cities I simply fail to see what is wrong with Knoxville that makes the "Knoxville is a shithole" tropes a thing with a lot of folks. It's a legit city besides the SEC university located there with actual things to see, do and eat. You don't have to be a drunken 18-22 year old undergrad student to enjoy living there like you do in most SEC towns. Market Square alone is one of the nicest features any SEC city possesses. Gay street and Old City is also an excellent little stretch of downtown Knoxville living. Always has reminded me of a setup you'd see somewhere in a charming European town.
  20. A-Smith

    A-Smith Chieftain

    So is Knoxville
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