Poll: How will the Vols break these '0-for' streaks?

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, left, pats Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley on the back after his team beat the Vols, 44-13, on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 in Knoxville.

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Alabama head coach Nick Saban, left, pats Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley on the back after his team beat the Vols, 44-13, on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 in Knoxville.

How will the rest of UT’s regular season play out?

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Oh, those awful 0-fors.

The Vols are 0-for their last three games, 0-for-October, 0-for-4 in the SEC. Meanwhile, Derek Dooley is 0-for-14 as Tennessee’s head coach against ranked teams.

That would all end with a win Saturday at No. 17 South Carolina (noon, ESPN). And a victory is conceivable: Unlike the four teams that have beaten Tennessee (and still only have one loss among them), South Carolina comes into its game with the Vols on the skids — a two-game losing streak.

Before the season started, UT fans expected the Vols to have a challenging October and then a much easier time (perhaps an undefeated time) in November with games against Troy, Missouri, Vanderbilt and Kentucky. However, while South Carolina seems a little vulnerable at the moment, Vandy is looking more menacing. And in truth, no game looks like a gimme anymore.

So we ask: How do you think the rest of the season will shake out?

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Comments » 1

ScottEmge writes:

How will the Vols break these '0-for' streaks?

By AD Hart canning a losing coach and hiring a winner.

http://outkickthecoverage.com/is-jon-...

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