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Derek Dooley: Q&A (Part 1 of 2)

Derek Dooley: Q&A (Part 1 of 2)

Published Jan. 16, 2010

Derek Dooley, new head football coach of the University of Tennessee Volunteers, answers questions from the media during his introductory press conference Jan. 15, 2010.


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Comments » 2

Orange87 writes:

Looks to be a good hire.. time of course will tell.

I know it's the first press conference, but no one asked Derek about his temper, and how that will represent UT with class. I guess that comes with being a football coach, but some coaches handle it better than others.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kjvODj...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ycXlu...

I certainly hope he can balance passion with temperance on the practice and playing field.

La.Tech was a better team when Crowton was coach. Now having left Oregon, he joined Les Miles (also with a temper) as his OC at LSU in 07.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=utpl2r...

GO VOLS !

NAFLOVNT writes:

What I see and hear so far...I like. Given how some of our players have behaved lately, I'm glad he has a law degree. Seriously, though, if our new coach has the integrity, determination, and motivation that he appears to have in this press conference, I believe this program will be back at the top (ROCKY TOP!) soon! GO VOLS! and GOOD LUCK Coach Dooley!

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