Vols put Justin Worley back in charge, but still need improvement from offense

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Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley, right, takes the field for the Vols’ game against Austin Peay at Neyland Stadium on Aug.31.

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AMY SMOTHERMAN BURGESS/NEWS SENTINEL Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley, right, takes the field for the Vols’ game against Austin Peay at Neyland Stadium on Aug.31.

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Comments » 3

volbald writes:

Let's home that the "improvement" that Coach Jones says he sees within the 4-walls of the Anderson Athletic Center somehow makes it to the football field on game day. Go Vols.

johnlg00 writes:

in response to volbald:

Let's home that the "improvement" that Coach Jones says he sees within the 4-walls of the Anderson Athletic Center somehow makes it to the football field on game day. Go Vols.

While Worley hasn't so far shown himself to be a positive game-breaker, at least he hasn't been turning the ball over willy-nilly. There are worse things to be than a "game manager". He hasn't had a stretch in his whole brief career as bad as Peterman suffered in the first quarter last Saturday. While it is unlikely that either of the freshmen would have as bad a game as that, it is no certainty that either would be better than Worley right now.

johnlg00 writes:

It would definitely help whoever is at QB if the O-line could play better. I know I am probably getting tiresome on this subject, though I know others have said much the same thing, but as the most-experienced and most highly-touted unit on the squad, they HAVE to be leaders and show the others how to play at a competitive level. That will have more influence on how the team plays going forward than ANY OTHER position on the offense. Guys, it is PAST time for you to put on your big-boy pants and PLANT some dudes!

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