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Will Shelton

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Will Shelton has served as a Senior Writer & Editor at RockyTopTalk.com since December 2008. A Knoxville native (Alcoa High School '99) and former student at the University of Tennessee, Will is currently the associate pastor at Keith Memorial United Methodist Church in Athens, TN and is happily married to his wife Alex.

In addition to sports blogging, Will also worked as a play-by-play man for Alcoa High School football. He appears on Sports 180 on WNML Knoxville every Friday, and hosts the Rocky Top Talk Podcast.

A lifelong Vol fan, Will continues to give control of his emotional well-being to the Titans, Celtics, and Braves as well, and continues to enjoy writing about himself in the third person.

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  • NFL Tennessee Titans
  • NCAAF Tennessee Volunteers
  • NCAAB Tennessee Volunteers
  • NHL Nashville Predators
Recent Activity
I think Lofton was better at this than he got credit for
Commented on The Most Talented Tennessee Basketball Players of the Last 10 Years on Jul 22 2014, 7:37p - 1 reply
Excellent point I failed to mention
Commented on Tennessee vs West Virginia in Charlotte in 2018 - Where Next? on Jul 22 2014, 2:31p
Tennessee vs West Virginia in Charlotte in 2018 - Where Next?
Posted on Jul 22 2014, 1:27p
Post-Steph Curry he probably gets a better look
Commented on The Most Talented Tennessee Basketball Players of the Last 10 Years on Jul 21 2014, 10:43p - 2 replies
As stated, Lofton wins the "best college player" version of this poll
Commented on The Most Talented Tennessee Basketball Players of the Last 10 Years on Jul 21 2014, 7:56p - 1 reply
for Yes.
Voted on Jul 21 2014, 5:45p
The Most Talented Tennessee Basketball Players of the Last 10 Years
Posted on Jul 21 2014, 4:14p
I don't think we can fairly see what Butch can do with the talent he's recruited until at least 2016
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress? on Jul 21 2014, 8:30a - 1 reply
We will be better, no doubt
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress? on Jul 19 2014, 12:20p - 1 reply
And none of what I'm saying is meant to convey that 2015 has to be "the year"
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress? on Jul 19 2014, 11:01a - 1 reply
Almost all of the national folks have put us in 5th, so that's encouraging
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress? on Jul 18 2014, 1:55p - 1 reply
I think 6-6 breeds uncertainty but not in any way failure
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress? on Jul 18 2014, 10:54a
For the record, I said 7-5
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress? on Jul 18 2014, 9:56a - 2 replies
To clarify, it now goes
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress? on Jul 18 2014, 9:54a
Depends in part on who the bowl win is
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress? on Jul 18 2014, 9:50a - 2 replies
for 7-5
Voted on Jul 18 2014, 8:03a
10 Questions for 2014 #1 - Will We See Progress?
Posted on Jul 18 2014, 8:00a
for Evan Turner
Voted on Jul 16 2014, 8:23p
ESPNU says Butch Jones is in the 3:30 ET timeslot
Commented on Tennessee SEC Media Days Open Thread on Jul 15 2014, 12:21p
I think we are counting all forms of "individual(s)"
Commented on Tennessee SEC Media Days Open Thread on Jul 15 2014, 12:21p
Bingo
Commented on Tennessee SEC Media Days Open Thread on Jul 15 2014, 12:20p
This is one of the few "More entertaining when Dooley was here" category
Commented on Tennessee SEC Media Days Open Thread on Jul 15 2014, 10:10a - 1 reply
for One Tennessee
Voted on Jul 15 2014, 10:06a
Tennessee SEC Media Days Open Thread
Posted on Jul 15 2014, 10:05a
Excellent point
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #2 - The Freshmen on Jul 14 2014, 12:42p - 1 reply
The length of this list and the frequency of this train of thought
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #2 - The Freshmen on Jul 14 2014, 11:04a
For this year, I think it's Malone
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #2 - The Freshmen on Jul 14 2014, 8:11a - 2 replies
for Josh Malone
Voted on Jul 14 2014, 8:09a
10 Questions for 2014 #2 - The Freshmen
Posted on Jul 14 2014, 8:00a
When you sent me a text last spring to ask if we were cheating
Commented on Kahlil McKenzie: Biggest Commitment Since... on Jul 11 2014, 10:10a
Nu'Keese is a strong contender for best highlight package too
Commented on Kahlil McKenzie: Biggest Commitment Since... on Jul 11 2014, 10:08a - 2 replies
Hopefully he gets the bump this fall
Commented on Kahlil McKenzie: Biggest Commitment Since... on Jul 11 2014, 9:18a - 1 reply
Kahlil McKenzie: Biggest Commitment Since...
Posted on Jul 11 2014, 8:00a
I do think we haven't seen the best or even the above-average of Saulsberry yet
Commented on 10 Questions for 2013 #3 - Offensive Line on Jul 9 2014, 11:10a
Would follow @BreesFarveBaby
Commented on Point-Counterpoint: Your Team Sucks on Jul 9 2014, 8:14a
Defensive line is the thing I personally am most worried about
Commented on 10 Questions for 2013 #3 - Offensive Line on Jul 8 2014, 9:31p - 1 reply
As a lifelong supporter of optimism
Commented on 10 Questions for 2013 #3 - Offensive Line on Jul 8 2014, 6:40p - 1 reply
10 Questions for 2013 #3 - Offensive Line
Posted on Jul 8 2014, 5:56p
Chism's free throw percentage is totally believable
Commented on Detrick Mostella Tears Up the Rocky Top League on Jul 4 2014, 4:32p - 1 reply
Much of Dobbs' work in the Orange & White Game came against the second team defense
Commented on 10 Questions for 2014 #4 - Worley or Dobbs? on Jul 3 2014, 8:56a
for Justin Worley
Voted on Jul 3 2014, 8:55a
10 Questions for 2014 #4 - Worley or Dobbs?
Posted on Jul 3 2014, 8:00a
Indy definitely
Commented on Jarnell Stokes to Memphis Grizzlies via trade with Utah on Jun 30 2014, 10:41p
My parents are from Memphis
Commented on Jarnell Stokes to Memphis Grizzlies via trade with Utah on Jun 28 2014, 9:44a
Saw the stat last night about 23 different players getting minutes for the Sixers last year
Commented on Jordan McRae Drafted, Traded to Philadelphia on Jun 27 2014, 10:33a - 1 reply
They used to do this a lot
Commented on Jarnell Stokes to Memphis Grizzlies via trade with Utah on Jun 27 2014, 10:31a
Jordan McRae Drafted, Traded to Philadelphia
Posted on Jun 27 2014, 12:17a
Grizzly Bear Blues
Joined on Jun 26 2014, 11:48p
Jarnell Stokes to Memphis Grizzlies via trade with Utah
Posted on Jun 26 2014, 11:26p
for B
Voted on Jun 26 2014, 10:00p
2014-15 Tennessee Basketball Schedule - Non-Conference Opponents Released
Posted on Jun 25 2014, 3:52p
Jordan McRae NBA Draft Profile
Posted on Jun 24 2014, 4:40p
Oh man, you're right
Commented on Kicker Tommy Townsend Makes It Five For The Weekend on Jun 24 2014, 11:33a
SB Nation's updated mock this morning
Commented on Jarnell Stokes NBA Draft Profile on Jun 23 2014, 11:11a
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