KNOXVILLE - Third-year Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley was almost done with his media obligations Monday when someone reminded him that Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen is undefeated (5-0) in his fourth season at MSU.
The implication was obvious. If Mullen could take a program that had posted a losing record in seven of the eight years before he arrived and stand 5-0 in his fourth year on the job, shouldn't the Big Orange Nation expect a similarly hot start from Dooley in 2013?
But Dooley didn't get his law degree by winning a raffle.
"Every situation is unique," he said.
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