Every Friday, a member of the RTI team will post a top-10 list. Many will be directly related to UT athletics, but some will veer off course a bit. Obviously these will all be subjective in nature, a bit ridiculous at times and subject to a lot opinion and discussion.
Yes, we are right in the middle of the 2015 schedule, but much of the buzz on Thursday and Friday has been about the newly-released 2016 schedule and Tennessee’s early odds in what many are hoping will be the season that puts the Vols back into more of an elite category of college football.
With apologies to Ohio and Tennessee Tech for not making the list, here’s a ranking of what we see as the most difficult challenges for the Vols in 2016 at this point, realizing a lot can change between now and then.