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When you look back at the rosters of the last several years, it does make you wonder why we recruited certain players. Some of them hardly ever saw the field, and football-wise, it seemed like a wasted scholarship.
With the thousands of talented high school kids out there, it would figure we'd get at least some of them who would make a difference. For instance, the 6:01, 220 type running back who can break tackles and pull away from people. Or the defensive backs who can over and not simply wait til' the other guys catch the ball, and then try to run them down. Or, a defensive player or two who can rush the passer ( such as Clowney ) and maybe some wide receivers who can run routes and catch the ball, and not be 5:09 and 150 lbs!
Maybe also a punter, kicker who is consistent. In a nutshell, the Vols have created a back off attitude from a lot of kids. We talk about all the great facilities etc, but that doesn't necessarily cut it. Many kids are still going to places with much more inferior facilities, smaller stadiums,etc. The bottom line is you just have to already have the winning program to get the good guys............or, the rich get richer, ala Alabama.
Most Vol fans remember when it was the other way around, so that's what we need to recapture. When that happens is anybody's guess.
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