Comments by JOHNWARD4EVER

Written on Lady Vols win SEC, but Ariel Massengale, Isabelle Harrison injured:

Congratulations Coach & Lady Vols, Keep bringing it, Lets make Pat proud!!

GBO VFL PROUD UT PARENT!!

Written on John Adams: It may turn heads, but Nick Saban's speaking gig in Athens (Tenn.) a hot ticket :

in response to JimmyJoe:

I wonder if Saban has ever been invited to talk at the Baton Rouge or Gainsville chambers of commerce?

EXACTLY!!! I'm not sure who's the bigger IDIOT, Preston or JA,maybe we should vote on it,IMA its a tie!!

Written on In welcome letter, Butch Jones says parents of UT players can call anytime:

in response to 9willbesofine:

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A troll is like an 8yr.old child,they crave attention!
suggest removal of all post from this person,maybe they will crawl back into the swampy murck,where there they deserve to be!
GBO VFL PROUD UT PARENT!!

Written on Mark Wiedmer: Vols' missing MVP very evident in loss:

in response to BRUCEpart2:

As bad as I'd like to see CCM succeed, since I believe him to be a great role model and individual, I really think it's time to begin critically evaluating his coaching style and motivational skills. I know it'll catch a lot of flak on this board, but as my "new handle" will reflect, I certainly hope that 'the powers that be" at the University will begin strong consideration to bring back our "real" coach...Coach Bruce Pearl. Say what you will about him, but he's paid a commensurate penalty for his transgression and I believe he's the key to putting our Men's Basketball program back to where he made us all believe it could go. The "show-cause" was for 3 years...after this season, 2 of those 3 years will have expired, and according to Meatloaf..."2 outta' 3 ain't bad"....so wadda' you say about trying to bring him back next year? Nothing would please me more!

EXACTLY!!! I'm thinking we have another CDD,great person,but not ready for the big time job yet. JMO
GBO VFL PROUD UT PARENT!!

Written on Former UT safety Dave Bennett dies at 42:

Thoughts and prayers to the Bennett family.
VFL!!

Written on John Adams among 3 selected for induction into Tennessee Sports Writers Hall of Fame :

Maybe he will retire now!!

Proud UT parent

Written on Saugatuck to Sunsphere: Butch Jones' meteoric rise :

in response to rolltide1962:

I believe the Vols have a coach who will get them back on track!

Thanks for the encouraging comment from a true SEC fan!,Pulling for bama agianst the irish, bring home another N.C. for the SEC. GBO VFL DIEHARD!!

Written on Butch Jones coaching bio:

How much is J.Cheeks buy-out,I've got an extra $100.00 to start it. Welcome aboard Coach Jones! GBO VFL

Written on Butch Jones coaching bio:

in response to born2ride:

He lost to Toledo.

WE LOST TO VANDY!! STFU!!!!

Written on John Adams: Vols might have found a 'yes' man :

in response to Snapshot:

You ever going to tell us if you are legendary Vol Richmond Flowers brother or not?

You keep posting and I'll keep asking......coward.

Why do you obsess your self with this topic, i dont think R.F.or his brother could create such dialogue.

Written on John Adams: Vols might have found a 'yes' man :

in response to VolsFanInAfghanistan:

I'm not trying to start an argument with you by no means, but for someone that supposedly loves his Volunteers you sir are by far the most negative man on this board. You along with grooveability whoever he is and 1 more just seem to love to bring the hate and discontent to this board. I have seen other posters ask you simple questions as to who you would pick and you go off on a diatribe of other nonsense. So for the sake of a man to man conversation, lets get rid of Dave Hart, he's gone. Along with him Jimmy Cheek is out the door as well. Who do we bring in to take us back to the glory days that we all so love and cherish. You have shot down every one of the names thrown out. To be honest I haven't even seen who your choose should be.

You tell every one of the Vol Alums that they don't even love the school they went to because they don't agree with you over the way the program is being run. I even believe that if we could pull out a 6-6 or by a miracle a 7-5 record you wouldn't be happy regardless. You truly have the right to your opinions, but good lord for the love of Tennessee football relax. It's only football and we will bounce back from this. GBO!!!

FIRST AND FOREMOST!,THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE TO THE GREATEST COUNTRY ON THIS PLANET!!Pay no attention to this character,he has too much time on his hands with a keyboard. We as VOL fans will keep fighting for ALL VOL FANS near and abroad.Love to hear from our service men and women All our love!!!! GBO VFL

Written on John Adams: Vols might have found a 'yes' man :

Fulmer/A.D.
Chavis/D.C.
Chaney/O.C.
Graham/R.B.C.
Tee Martin/W.R./Q.B.
Dale Jones/L.B.
Sam Pitman/O.L.
Terry Fair/D.B.
PRICELESS!!!!

Written on John Adams: Vols might have found a 'yes' man :

in response to GlennFordsFoible:

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You made sense for the first time,Congrats!!

Written on John Adams: Vols might have found a 'yes' man :

in response to SummittsCourt:

If JA supports him then that sells it for me that Jones is not the answer for UT.

JA is not a Vol fan thats for sure. Why KNS continues to employee him is one of life's greatest mysteries.

simply because he p!@$es us off! bad news to us ,is great for the media people. they got our attention, thats all they strive for. It's not really news reporting anymore,it's all but a soap opera to them. Tune in next week,!!

Written on Polls: Are you confident in Dave Hart? Should UT re-hire Phillip Fulmer?:

Fulmer as A.D. for life if he would accept it? Chavis/Chaney co-H.C.'s, save tons of money!! Cant be worse than what I've saw in 3 yrs. Just a thought!

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to Snapshot:

Your buddies are right.

BUTTS in seats = $,$ = coaches,you follow me?

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to asleep#212036:

Like you, that's exactly what I hope he's thinking. Go Vols!!!

MAKE A STATEMENT!! GBO!! VFL!!

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to JOHNWARD4EVER:

Love Joan Cronan,Pat Summitt,Phillip Fulmer,Johnny Majors,Gen.Neyland,etc. Hart may not be the answer!!,I also love the internet,cell phones,drive-thru's,ATMS. GET THE PICTURE!!! MOVE ON!!!

sorry guys, this was supposed to be in reply to GlennFords only fan!

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

Love Joan Cronan,Pat Summitt,Phillip Fulmer,Johnny Majors,Gen.Neyland,etc. Hart may not be the answer!!,I also love the internet,cell phones,drive-thru's,ATMS. GET THE PICTURE!!! MOVE ON!!!

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to maciste54:

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my thoughts exactly!!!!

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to GlennFordsFoible:

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Who is your hire, considering whats left, apparently you are the only intelligent person up this late at night

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to pcshowtime:

his current recruiting class is ranked 7th out of 8 in the big east who says he can recruit. This is not a good hire not compared to gundy of fedora.

Do not give me that bs about class rankings do not mean anything until signing day. We are coming up on the dead period when do people think he is going to strengthen his class. bargin basement hire.

How many kids from SEC country want to play in the Big East? Got research on that?

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to BigVolFaninSC:

Somebody may have already said it, but I haven't seen it, so here goes the headline: Big Orange Country Strong!

Does sound pretty good!

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

My buddies say I'm crazy, but I still wouldn't mind Butch Davis. Just Win

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to Twelvethirtyone:

If it is Strong, I think that's a good hire... but I still believe it is Gruden and the AD is using the media as a smokescreen. Just my opinion (and yes, I know many will think I'm crazy - maybe I am lol)... No one will know for sure until Dave Hart has a press conference to announce the new coach. :)

EXACTLY!!!

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

in response to CasuallyAvid:

Strong is exactly who we need. His defense and recruiting leadership + our existing offensive staff will bring immediate success. I know everyone wanted a splashy name like Gruden, but to be honest I'd rather have someone like Strong who loves the SEC, knows how to recruit, and has a little bit of a chip on his shoulder and wants to prove himself on a bigger stage. The Grudens of the world are just chasing the next biggest paycheck...Strong will build long term success and will be loyal for years to come. Home run hire!! Go Vols!!!

Pretty much agree with ya,God think about the recruits a Gruden could have brought in here. Strong would be a great hire, hope we get him!

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

OOPS THOUGHT I WAS FIRST, anyway,good hire IMO

Written on Reports: UT has sights set on Charlie Strong; decision could come as early as Wednesday :

If it cant be Gruden, Strong is my next choice,go get him Hart!! oh yeah, FIRST!!!

Written on Former Tennessee AD: Threats led family to flee:

in response to VOLliven2it:

Sorry about the poor excuses for human beings who would threaten anyone. That is ridiculous and pathetic. But with all respect to Mike Hamilton, who is a good person, it was more likely mishandling a number of things which caused him to leave. I wish him well and am embarrassed he would fear for himself or his family. I am not, however, displeased he has moved onto something else. GO VOLS!

EXACTLY!! VFL!! GBO!!

Written on Former Vol Tauren Poole wins Pat Tillman Award at East-West Shrine game :

in response to ACWLY:

Congratulations, Taureen Poole is a great kid!
Thanks for your time at Tennessee. VFL

EXACTLY!!,congrats Tauren,thanks! GBO VFL!!

Written on Ex-Bama star Kirkpatrick arrested on drug charge:

Who the he&% cares!!,any new stuff on UT. CLT, recruiting,give me UT news,just got off work!

Written on Sam Pittman named offensive line coach; Harry Hiestand resigns:

Welcome to Tennessee(The Great State of Tennessee!!),Glad to have ya, good luck! GOBO VFL!!!

Written on Sam Pittman named offensive line coach; Harry Hiestand resigns:

in response to DwayneElizondoMountainDewHerbertCamacho:

Naah, I like John Huntsman, but then I back guys who can actually win rather than people that tell me things I want to hear and then don't produce.

This site is dysfunctional on its own,please dont include politics or religion please!!Pretty please!!

Written on Sam Pittman named offensive line coach; Harry Hiestand resigns:

in response to BamaVol:

Do we want Steele now that he doesn't have a job? Only Vol fans answer, no trolls or DA's

Hearing RUMORS of possible psychological problems with Steele in bowl game? RUMORS from Clemson site/fans???

Written on Tino Thomas back on campus with six other new Vols:

Welcome young men!!remember:what doesnt kill you, WILL make you stronger! GBO VFL

Written on Navy's Buddy Green to interview; Harry Hiestand might provide another opening :

in response to brown-bag-vol-fan:

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Probably true!!

Written on Navy's Buddy Green to interview; Harry Hiestand might provide another opening :

Im not against Coach Greene,just hoping for a bigger name/hire/recruiter. His record seems FAIRLY impressive.

Written on Navy's Buddy Green to interview; Harry Hiestand might provide another opening :

in response to OwensboroVol:

I'm begining to wonder what the trouble is on the Hill. Don't get me wrong, I can always understand someone wanting to take a promotion and move up the coaching ladder towards being a Head Coach one day. However, all of our coaches are leaving for lateral moves. They are taking the same jobs just at a different University. There has to be somekind of trouble for just about the entire staff to leave for the same jobs at different institutions. I wish someone would speak out if there is a problem.

We are down to Navys level(sorry dad),that is alarming!!

Written on Navy's Buddy Green to interview; Harry Hiestand might provide another opening :

in response to oldster:

To respond to your points: 1) high school coaches are hired all the time to coach in college. To be sure, they are generally seasoned in college before making it to the SEC, but, then when one needs experience in dealing with immature intelligence such as evidently is being recruited at UT, where better to look than a high school? I would also point out that Gus Malzahn came out of high school coaching to be a pretty darn good offensive co-ordinator at, oh my God, an SEC team, Arkansas, then Tulsa and then, Auburn. 2.I have coached little league. In so doing I went to coaching clinics taught for and by high school and college coaches, have read many books on the subject and adapted and, if you wish, "dumbed down" or simplified some of the things that were intended for high schools so that kids could understand, learn and use them. It was this experience that led me to believe that communication is the most important aspect of coaching and that to communicate one has to understand the ability of the ones you are teaching to learn and assimilate learning. I have also played football for 6 years under 4 different coaches, although the highest level at which I played would be equivalent to, probably, jr. college.

I would also point out that if you cannot understand my logic, then you might want to apply for a position of teaching to our O lineman as your ability to assimilate information appears to be on a similar level.

Lastly, if no one posted their ideas, suggestions, complaints, etc. we would not have this form of entertainment. So, if you do not like reading what I have to say, do not read it. I have no issues with you ignoring me. My wife has been doing it for years.

OMG,That last paragraph made me laugh,I havent laughed in days.Thanks Oldster!!

Written on Orange Bowl blowout not enough to eliminate Kevin Steele as possible UT target:

in response to BR_549:

Whats really hilarious about the Orange Bowl last night is that the idiot Kirk Herbstreit on ESPN predicted a Clemson blowout on the pre-game show.

You and I the only ones up this late,night shift s#@%s!!!

Written on Orange Bowl blowout not enough to eliminate Kevin Steele as possible UT target:

in response to bballvol1234:

per twitter, there are very happy ("so happy to be a vol") incoming recruits that "cannot believe who their D-Coordinator is" sounds like shannon is a done deal

are you a ut baller,are you student?

Written on Letter from DeAnthony Arnett:

in response to LifetimeVolFan:

Spot on CDD. I agree 100 percent with the stipulations given. I don't believe for one second this is all about his Dad's health. He sees the UT program struggling and him being the #3 WR. He thinks he can quickly jump into a #1 or #2 spot at Mich or Mich St. Yes, let him go with stipulations!

Dont forget Coach Baggett's departure

Written on Jarnell Stokes to reveal college choice on Thursday; Vols in the mix :

totally off topic,go to utsports.com,read Anna Martin story.our complaints pale to this.GOD BLESS YOU LITTLE ONE,GODS SPEED,ALL THE VOLNATION PRAYS WITH YOUR FAMILY.YOU ARE A CHAMPION!!!

Written on John Adams: Summitt T-shirts setting sales records :

LOVE YA PAT!!hang in there!!GBO VFL,just like PAT!!!!

Written on UT has strength in numbers with Ron McKeefery's contract :

in response to givehim6:

Funny yesterday I made a statement questing some of the players toughness, people came out of the woodwork at me. Good luck on your overall strength question, by the way I agree with you.

love your screen name, i usually dont post because of all the immature posers on here.love john ward,wish i could hear him again on the vol network!!!GBO VFL

Written on Jonathan Brown makes the most of a call home from UT :

Proud of ya BIG JOHN! GOD bless.Thanks for the memories!!!

Written on Darin Hinshaw expected to move to WR coach:

jay graham is a vol again!! welcome back!!!!VFL

Written on Tennessee hires Cuonzo Martin to replace Bruce Pearl as men's basketball coach:

considering the potential troubles ahead,welcome aboard,buckle up,hang on!!God Bless BIG ORANGE COUNTRY!!!

Written on Coaches’ 2nd-year classes important:

in response to gnm53108:

Recruiting classes get there final grade(the only one that matters)on their contrabution to the team.Coach Dooley's first class,which were freshmen last year,did as much or more than any other class we had.

Very true, If the freshmen have it, play them, we really dont have much choice right now.

Written on Coaches’ 2nd-year classes important:

Great post,Its a trickle-up effect,pee-wee ball through high school,its gotta be easier to coach heart than stars!

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