With speculation of a 5-7 bowl appearance by UT pretty much over the only thing good about the 2010 football season is that it's mercifully over. And while I'm always hopeful for my alma matter to improve and look forward to each new season I've gotta say that finding an area of the team, any area, a player, any player I'm excited about seeing make great contributions that lead to the championship-level football we've grown accustomed to on the 40 acres is difficult, to say the least.
I can't remember another season I've followed a football team in my entire life, be it at the college or professional level, that there's been literally nobody returning I looked forward to see play and know they'll make a positive impact. But, I refuse to be hopeless, we've got lots of great (or so they say) incoming freshmen. It'll be a struggle and will involve lots of Jack Handey pep talks, though. Help me find something to look forward to seeing next fall by taking the following poll, and feel free to mention individuals you're particularly enthusiastic about: