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
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Tennessee Basketball: Last 10 Games


The Vols are in position to get on the dance floor and make some noise if they can finish strong the way Cuonzo Martin's teams are accustomed to.

Tennessee at Alabama Preview


The Tide have faced the nation's second toughest schedule, and their record reflects it. Can the Vols handle a tested but weary Alabama team to get their second SEC road win?

Vols 86 Ole Miss 70 - Bounce Back


A complete performance on either side of one Ole Miss run helped the Vols pound the Rebels and put the Florida loss behind them.

Tennessee vs Ole Miss Preview


Ole Miss needs a quality road win, and Tennessee needs a win of any kind after getting embarrassed in Gainesville. Marshall Henderson returns to Knoxville and the Vols look to rebound in a big game...

Tennessee at Florida Preview


Despite overwhelming success for Gator basketball, Tennessee is 11-5 against Florida since 2006. Can the Vols put together a complete performance in Gainesville to get the biggest win of the year?

Vols 81 Arkansas 74 - All About The Finish


Tennessee responded to every Arkansas run, then surged ahead in the final three minutes. A strong home win sets up a chance for the season's biggest win at Florida.

Tennessee vs Arkansas Preview


The fastest team in the league comes to Knoxville in a big opportunity game for both teams. Can Arkansas finally win a meaningful game on the road?

Fifteen Days


The story of Cuonzo Martin and this season will go in one of three directions in the next fifteen days, as the Vols face their most difficult stretch and their best chance to score quality wins.

Tennessee Bracket Math - January 13


How do the Vols look in RPI, KenPom, bracketology and more this week?

Texas A&M 57 Tennessee 56 - Sudden Change


The Vols gave away a 14 point halftime lead in the final seconds, ending a four game win streak and sending Cuonzo Martin and the Vols searching for answers.

Tennessee vs Texas A&M Preview


A pair of 10-4 teams look to start 2-0 in SEC play as one of the league's best defenses takes on the league's hottest offense in Knoxville.

Early Enrollees, Spring Practice & Anticipation


14 new faces, including two five-stars and four four-stars, represent the first steps of rebuilding Tennessee to championship-level talent under Butch Jones.

Lane Kiffin to Alabama?


How would Tennessee fans react to the coach who left them high and dry finding a new home in Tuscaloosa?

Tennessee 68 LSU 50 Full Speed Ahead


The Vols made it four in a row with a dominant performance at LSU, their first true road win of the season. Early losses may have soured some on UT, but right now this team is playing great...


Tennessee vs LSU Live Game Thread

Watch the Vols and LSU live tonight here with us

Tennessee at LSU Preview


The SEC opener is of massive importance to two teams looking to rebuild their resumes.

2014 SEC Basketball Preview


An overview of all 14 teams with conference play set to begin.

Inside The Numbers: Point Guards & Offense


Despite an 8-4 start, statistics show the Vols are a much better offensive team than either of their two predecessors thanks in part to a change at point guard.

Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself


Tennessee destroyed one of the nation's best defensive teams in a performance that could change this team's perception and reality.

Tennessee vs Virginia Preview


If you like ugly basketball, this is the game for you!

Vols 82 Morehead State 67 - Give and Go


A much-needed win thanks to two surprise leaders.

What Would It Take to Make the NCAA Tournament?


An extensive look at RPI, tournament history, SEC projections and what the Vols can do with plenty of basketball remaining.

The Clock is Ticking


Tennessee fell behind by 17 points in an eventual home loss to NC State, leaving no margin for error for this basketball team and perhaps its head coach.

Tennessee vs NC State Preview


The nation's sixth leading scorer comes to Knoxville in a game both teams desperately need.

Wichita State 70 Tennessee 61 - Opportunity Lost


Tennessee played hard but outside of Jordan McRae didn't play well, and missed a chance to score a huge non-conference win against a good Wichita State team.

Tennessee at Wichita State Preview


A surprise candidate for the most important game of the year.

RTT Bowl Pick 'Em


Our confidence points pick 'em returns for bowl season!

Bajakian a Candidate at Bowling Green?


Because in Knoxville, it's just not Christmas without a coaching search.

2014 Tennessee Schedule Breakdown


After a disappointing 5-7 campaign in year one, what will Butch Jones and the Vols face in year two, and can one of the nation's best incoming freshman classes push the Vols to the right side of...

RTT Pick 'Em Championship Week


Our season standings come down to this - here's how our community is feeling this week.

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