KNOXVILLE — It's too soon to know if the seven new assistant coaches on Derek Dooley's staff at Tennessee are upgrades over their predecessors.
From the perspective of the Volunteers' third-year coach, though, the new faces offer a fresh start of sorts.
“Is it normal to have seven coaches transition in a year? No, it's very rare for something like that to happen,” Dooley said during his interview with the Times Free Press last week. “But I kind of view it as sort of a correction. When you start a company, when you start anything, you always have that little initial correction to kind of fix all the things maybe you didn't get right in the beginning.
“I think it was a good correction for me, and I think it's going to be for the team.”
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