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CCLC writes:

Another Chizic or Dooley type of hire, not bad at all for the SEC East to have another at the level of the COMMOdes

JOHNWARD4EVER writes:

in response to born2ride:

He lost to Toledo.

WE LOST TO VANDY!! STFU!!!!

FanNotSheep writes:

Time will tell. There was no sure thing. You could have brought in Saban and struggled until he had time to change the culture, install his system and get enough SEC athletes in here to compete.

I withheld judgement on Dooley way longer than most, and I still think Hart is to blame for hiring Sunseri. But Derek wasn't ready for this big of a program. I guess we will find out soon if Jones is -- or not. But if fans don't realize how difficult this job is, and if they start screaming for this coach to be fired every time we lose a game, the Power T might as well stand for Titanic.

JOHNWARD4EVER writes:

How much is J.Cheeks buy-out,I've got an extra $100.00 to start it. Welcome aboard Coach Jones! GBO VFL

tennezz writes:

in response to Razor784:

Mediocrity here we come

We are below that...It only gets better now!

bljvol writes:

in response to traderjoe:

Well darn bljvol, is that what the qualifications to be a critic are? lol I guess you played and you were onboard with Dooley for 3 miserable years, right? The fun of social media is that we can be negative or positive without any real consequences to anyone...just venting. In this case, maybe we're doing the vetting Hart didn't do or maybe we're stressing criteria that he didn't but should have. Only time will tell but as far as how this might affect Butch, anyone stepping into a multi-million dollar job which is fan based has to be ready for the heat in the kitchen, otherwise they're in the wrong profession...just like politics. I hope the guy succeeds, but you have to admit, Hart didn't exactly handle this like a champ did he?

100% right about Hart that being said the be critic about Hart not the new Coach before he gets started. The problem is really Jimmy Cheek who needs to get the heave ho and get in a real University President who has UTs best interest at heart and then and AD who does so vent away on them. They created this situation where top notch coaches were gun shy of coming to Tennessee because of not being given a chance before getting the hook. Dooley was his own undoing with his DC hire of Sunseri etc. A coach doesn't have to be an overnight success but does need to show improvement each year Dooley did not. My point was unless you have had the experience in life it is easy to set back and be a critic, take on the task or at least be educated about it, and last but not least give the man a chance at least HE WANTED TO COME AND BE THE COACH AT TENNESSEE !!!! when was the last time that happened in the last 20 years???

traderjoe writes:

in response to bljvol:

100% right about Hart that being said the be critic about Hart not the new Coach before he gets started. The problem is really Jimmy Cheek who needs to get the heave ho and get in a real University President who has UTs best interest at heart and then and AD who does so vent away on them. They created this situation where top notch coaches were gun shy of coming to Tennessee because of not being given a chance before getting the hook. Dooley was his own undoing with his DC hire of Sunseri etc. A coach doesn't have to be an overnight success but does need to show improvement each year Dooley did not. My point was unless you have had the experience in life it is easy to set back and be a critic, take on the task or at least be educated about it, and last but not least give the man a chance at least HE WANTED TO COME AND BE THE COACH AT TENNESSEE !!!! when was the last time that happened in the last 20 years???

You're right but I'd a been wanting to come to UTK for a mere $2 million with a nice buyout clause for being fired for incompetence. Not many of us around who'd work for that right? LOL

ULTIMATEVOLUNTEER writes:

in response to willblitz4bacon:

THIS SUCKS!!!!!
Butch Jones overall record is 50-27!!!!!!!!
I'm getting sick to my stomach!

I think Hart looked for all the .900 coaches out there.....can't find any.

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