Monthly Archives: September 2010

“Developing an Identity”

As the season gets closer, the behaviors that we are exhibiting in workouts now are slowly becoming our team’s identity. It’s apparent the way our guys trained on their own in the off season and have competed thus far throughout … Continue reading

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“TEAM Individual”

Energy was high and competitive juices were flowing at yesterday’s second hour long “Team Individual.” With the time limitations that Coach Pearl is allowed to spend coaching our guys on a weekly basis it is difficult to move quickly from … Continue reading

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“Passion To Achieve Your Goals”

For most of us, our years in college is the period of our life we grow the most. Out from under the comforting wing of our family, friends and home community this is a time for our student-athletes to learn, grow, stretch … Continue reading

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Clap It Up

The thought of seeing our team on the court together for the first time since last season had me smiling bigger and more often yesterday than I have in the last few weeks. Basketball is what I love. Playing in … Continue reading

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Remaining Resilient and Focused

It’s been a rough couple days around here. When Coach Pearl met with the team and members of the support staff last week about what was going on, I could see the pain and sadness in his face throughout his … Continue reading

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“X’s and O’s”

Not only does Coach Pearl ask a lot of our players, he also asks a lot of our staff and himself. As a former player of his, I can vividly remember Coach telling our teams “I don’t expect you to … Continue reading

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“It’s Great To Be A Tennessee Vol”

After a really good day of work with our team, I decided to walk around campus a bit. As I did so I absolutely loved seeing orange and white everywhere, Vol Navy packed, the smiles and pep in the steps … Continue reading

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