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Old 05-15-2018, 02:13 PM   #1
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When do you expect results/lose patience?

This is a loaded question with lots of variables. But when do you want to see results with Pruitt and Co.? Now I understand everyone's expectations and end result vary but what year does your patience end and you wanna start seeing results on the field before losing your mind like Dooley (fired year 3) and Butch (fired year 5).

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Old 05-15-2018, 02:19 PM   #2
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Old 05-15-2018, 02:20 PM   #3
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This is a loaded question with lots of variables. But when do you want to see results with Pruitt and Co.? Now I understand everyone's expectations and end result vary but what year does your patience end and you wanna start seeing results on the field before losing your mind like Dooley (fired year 3) and Butch (fired year 5).

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Year one.



FUN FACT:

#Vols average star rating for the CURRENT roster (players already on campus AND players who will join the team in the summer) is 3.36.

Florida’s is 3.32.

Any time you can be better than the Gators is a good day. 🍊
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FUN FACT:

#Vols average star rating for the CURRENT roster (players already on campus AND players who will join the team in the summer) is 3.36.

Florida’s is 3.32.

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Old 05-15-2018, 02:21 PM   #5
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Year 1: get us bowl eligible and make us not look like the laughing stock we’ve been for years

Year 2: win some against UF, UGA, USCe

Year 3: win the East

Year 2 is when elite coaches are revealed with huge leaps over year 1.
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Year one we should see an improvement. Beating 4 wins is not hard. If we see good coaching and thought put into playcalling that's an improvement and we should win our fair share of games. When we get replenished with talent after this next class we should definitely see more of what the next few years will look like.
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Old 05-15-2018, 02:22 PM   #7
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This did not happen in one Season...Can not expect to change the physical, mental and emotional mindset of players and fans in one Season. I just want to be Proud once again of the product put on the field.
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Man, lotta things gotta be defined here before you're going to get any coherent answers.

What does "results" mean? Getting to a bowl game? Getting to a major bowl? Getting to 4-4 in conference play? Beating one of our key rivals (Bama, Florida, Georgia)? Two of them? Winning the East? Winning the SEC? Getting into the playoffs? Winning a national championship?

And what do you mean by "lose patience"? Get exasperated? Turn off a game before it ends? Skip one or more Saturdays? Stop buying tickets and merchandise? Begin writing letters to the AD? Start lobbying for a new coach?

You said it has a lot of variables, but didn't define any of them. So the responses are gonna be all over the map.

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Answering for myself:

1. I will "expect results" (=want us to win) every time we play a game.
2. I will "lose patience" (=be sad) every time we lose a game.

1b. I will "expect results" (=get to a bowl) this season.
2b. I will "lose patience" (=grumble a little) if we have another 8-loss year.

1c. I will "expect results" (=win the East) within four years (by the 2021 season).
2c. I will "lose patience" (=begin thinking Pruitt might not be the guy) if we haven't by then.

1d. I will "expect results" (=win an SEC championship and get into the playoffs) by 2023.
2d. I will "lose patience" (=call for Pruitt's head) if we're still struggling to beat Vandy, Kentucky, Mizzou, or South Carolina at that point.

1e. I will "expect results" (=national championship) never. But hope for one every year.
2e. I will "lose patience" (=say Pruitt should be fired because we didn't win it all) never. As long as we're in the hunt.

So there, short of defining your terms, every answer is gonna have to cover multiple scenarios, kinda like that.

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I fully expect to see marked increase in effort this year. Even if we do not see success vis-à-vis wins we should see these kids not quit. If that happens then the following year the results will be more than apparent. GBO
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Year 3 for me. That's enough time to know what kinda coach we have. Year 3 means competing for playing in ATL.
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we can already see all kind of results off the field. At UT the only results that matter are on the field, specifically in the W column. Pruitt and Co know that. So expect them to gamble a little this year and next on trying to add more W's. That may actually lead to more losses, unfortunately.

Year 3 is always the year that, across the board, results are expected. We should be in the conversation for the SECE by year 3. If we get there, patience will be renewed regardless of results. If not there will be an abundance of lost patience and gnashing of teeth.
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Year 1 I want to see coaches that don't make idiot in game decisions and can make adjustments to opponents game plans.

Players that play the entire game with 100% effort. Find some leaders and playmakers.

Good game planning that utilizes the talent we have to their best ability.

Players that look like they've had some coaching. Receivers knowing routes and can run block. D-backs that don't blow coverage. Oline that doesn't whiff on blocks.

If we do all that we can have a decent first year. I'm not going into the season expecting wins against the best of the SEC. Win the games we're supposed to and show some competitiveness every week.

Year 1 I want to see improvement each week. I'm not expecting great play at the start of the year. There will be mistakes, and errors, and a lot of player growth early on.

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[QUOTE=Orange defense;15380379]10 and 2.[/QUOTE

Who are the two loses too?
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