News:Derrick Brodus missed an extra point as well as a field goal at Georgia on Saturday, though he did connect on a 34-yard field goal as well as four PATs.
Analysis: The kicking woes continued for the Vols, as Michael Palardy kicked an extra point in the fourth quarter due to the struggles of Derrick Brodus. Palardy started the season as the placekicker, making this situation a mess from a fantasy perspective despite the potency of the Tennessee offense.
News:Derrick Brodus connected on four field goals and five PATs in Saturday's 47-26 triumph over Akron.
Analysis:Derrick Brodus connected on field goals of 22, 23, 28 and 37 yards for the game. With this performance, it appears he has taken hold of the starting kicking job for the Vols. However, a difficult matchup looms next week at Georgia.
News:Derrick Brodus got the starting nod at kicker over Mike Palardy on Saturday against Florida, but missed one of his three PATs in the 37-20 loss.
Analysis: Missed extra points are what got Palardy benched in the first place, meaning it's best to avoid this situation until someone takes a stranglehold of the job.