KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Nobody knows how many football games Tennessee is going to win during the 2018 season. The best guess from the boys in Vegas puts the over/under for the Vols at 5.5 victories. Given a schedule that includes West Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Auburn, and South Carolina that number might not be too far off.

But right now it doesn’t matter. It really doesn’t. Because right now Tennessee football has some things it hasn’t had in a while:

Calm.

Confidence.

Optimism.

And most importantly, NO drama.

The University of Tennessee football program was the international capital of drama for several months in 2017. Here is the Cliffs Notes version of what happened:

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