Butch Jones will 'learn a lot' about team after tough loss

UT head coach Butch Jones during the first half against Oregon at Autzen Stadium Saturday, September 14, 2013, in Eugene, OR. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL)

Photo by Amy Smotherman Burgess

UT head coach Butch Jones during the first half against Oregon at Autzen Stadium Saturday, September 14, 2013, in Eugene, OR. (AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL)

EUGENE, Ore. — Seeing Oregon wide receiver Daryle Hawkins catch a pass, spin, and dart down a free and clear highway of hashmarks, Butch Jones meekly dropped his head.

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Comments » 4

namici#1422384 writes:

Like we haven't heard the same "coach speak" and "player speak" during the past 5 years.

Got to move forward....unacceptable....we play to win....blah blah blah.

psychovol2 writes:

I still have hope against FL; but only if we change QB's. The Vols have to increase speed and Worley is too slow afoot. Peterman stronger arm and Dobbs fast feet both bring something this team sorely needs. I could even see a scenario where you don't redshirt either freshman and Ferguson and Dobbs are the starters. It's time to play for the present and future, but if I have to choose... I'll pick the future. I love my Vols, and what we're currently doing is burrowing in futility. Please, I implore you, make a change now!!!!

slb1zellwood#1421797 writes:

in response to namici#1422384:

Like we haven't heard the same "coach speak" and "player speak" during the past 5 years.

Got to move forward....unacceptable....we play to win....blah blah blah.

Shut up your baby bottle is warm and I hear your mommy calling you.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to namici#1422384:

Like we haven't heard the same "coach speak" and "player speak" during the past 5 years.

Got to move forward....unacceptable....we play to win....blah blah blah.

Oh, come on! What would you expect the players or the coaches to say? In the trite phrase, it is what it is, and what it is right now is that the team is too thin and lacks the talent to play even with the big boys. Would you really feel better if they said, "Well, there's nothing we can do, so we'll just stop trying"? We're all disappointed, but fans moaning and pointing fingers just ISN'T going to help!

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