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who thought past the bitter end that Dooley was a good coach and would eventually be successful if only given the chance.
This has to be a unifying hire and Butch Jones does not fit that bill in any shape or form.
Just curious, do you have season tickets? If you do will you give them up if Jones is named as the head coach?
How the hell is Butch Jones comparable to Dooley? Please someone explain this to me.
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Jones is not even close to the same thing as Dooley. Good grief.
Follow me on twitter @stan_23.
This has nothing to do with Dooley.
At some point, you've got the give the guy a chance. Most hires are shots in the dark anyway.
He's not my first choice, but I'll make the best of it and support him until he demonstrates that he doesn't deserve it. You can pout in the corner all you want.
There are no unifying hires. Everyone's got favorites and guys they don't want.
I have season tickets and yes I will be giving them up. Do you wanna buy them?
You sir, are absolutely, 100% not ALL VOL. You disgrace the Volunteer name. If I was not a poor college student living in Indiana I would immediately buy these tickets from you, because you do not deserve them.
Please stop associating yourself with our team if you wont support our new coach.
You couldn't be more wrong. My thoughts on the past coaching scenerios.
1. Phillip Fulmer - I thought his firing was rushed
2. Lane Kiffin - Hated, Hated this move, but I LOVED the staff he brought with him.
3. Derek Dooley - Worst hire of any SEC school in a long time
4. Butch Jones (if it happens) - I will be pretty excited for the hire. He's got the record and I think he can become a winner.
Try getting off of the pedestal thinking that the Tennessee is the same Vol football program it used to be. It's not. That has to be earned back, and we are getting the best candidate that we can get.
This post was edited by rendevouspoo 16 months ago
You contradict yourself man. You'll sit and watch Dooley's teams,who you just criticized, but won't give a new guy a chance?
This post was edited by stanledbetter 16 months ago
You just can't let go of the "Dooley sucks" thing, can you? The people who are threatening to turn in their season tickets (if they even had them to begin with) aren't true Vol fans anyways, so this fanbase as a whole will be better off without them. You don't want a "unifying" hire, you want a "splash" hire that will generate a bunch of press up front with absolutely no guarantee of success down the road. Gruden has no track record as a college HC, so there's no guarantees he would have been the man in Knoxville (see Charlie Weiss in his college endeavors). At least Jones has a demonstrable and proven track record of success in the college ranks.
That's right. Butch's daddy is not Vince Dooley.
He isn't. He's a much better coach. The question is whether he's the best guy we can get, which is something I find pretty questionable. We'll see what happens.
Love how all of yall are praising the coach of the University of Cincinnati like he is Vince Lombardi.
Does Butch Jones have one recruiting contact south of the Kentucky state line?
There are 25 players on the current Bearcat roster from either Tennessee, Florida, or Georgia, so I'd say recruiting in the South isn't an issue for Jones....
I might have overreacted...lol. I have a bad habit of shooting off my mouth before I think things out. My apologies. I'm not going to be overly excited with butch jones but ill be there next year rooting him on.
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