John Adams: Spurrier changes jobs, not role at Vols' nemesis

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South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier watches from the sideline during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

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South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier watches from the sideline during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Arkansas in Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

Tennessee vs. Steve Spurrier doesn’t have the same allure as it did in the 1990s.

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BJ writes:

He is also now a bit tipsy in after game interviews LOL. Spurrier like all OLD coaches will soon go his way and so will his play. But how else would you expect John Adams to play it never positive about Tennessee maybe you should apply for a position at The State paper I hear they are looking for someone who loves Spurrier

slov writes:

Adams is a weenie arm.

BrassMonkey writes:

The difference is Spurrier puts together teams that are relevant on a national level. The Vols have not been there in years. The sunshine pumping, butch gets it crowd has now come to the point were we count any loss under 10 points as a victory. While the South Carolina team we used to smash on a regular basis only counts actual wins.

writer#358485 writes:

Adams always has been a Spurrier-lover. I don't understand why he didn't leave Knoxville years ago, he supports all the teams that aren't the Vols. As for the 'lip, he's one of the most unlikeable people in sports. I hope we can step on that lip hard Saturday and I like our chances. Butch has us heading in the right direction, he just needs a couple more recruiting years like this one and we probably can shut that lip forever. Go Vols!

johnlg00 writes:

No harm in giving the devil his due. Vol fans have loved to hate Spurrier ever since he spurned the Vols out of high school. Just imagine how we might feel about him, and vice-versa, if the Vols had decided to make the switch from the single-wing to the T-formation just a little earlier. Spurrier might be coaching at UT now! As it is, I join every other UT fan in hoping the Vols will open up a can on him and the Chickens Saturday.

not_guilty writes:

I am no Spurrier fan, although his track record is unquestionably impressive. I regard his most remarkable coaching feat to be winning a conference championship at Duke.

I would like to someday see South Carolina play against Oregon State. Think about the mascots: the rooster s versus the Beavers.

not_guilty writes:

Note: "Roosters" is not what I wrote before the auto-correct software changed the message.
Use your imagination.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to not_guilty:

Note: "Roosters" is not what I wrote before the auto-correct software changed the message.
Use your imagination.

Good one(;-P)! Auto-correct is such a buzz-kill sometimes, but I shudder to think what this board might look like without it.

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