Butch Jones

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JACK8254

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We won 9 games twice under Butch. He certainly wasn't perfect or even the long term answer, but we had more success under him than I think we'll see under Pruitt. Hope I'm wrong.
I cant remember a game during the Botch era when one of his teams was as flat and disinterested as today. If I was a future Vol foe, I would run the slant 55 times in a row. We have not stopped it all year. Either double the guy or have the linebackers drop back into the passing lanes. I havent played since middle school , but I solved the slant problem-( you're welcome JP.) Also, since Ky picked off a Mike Leach team 6 times, what made us think that we could run the same plays we"ve used since 2017 and they (ky) would be fooled? Hubris is PAINFUL !( LAST sec east title 2007? I think ? ) next sec title 2055?
 
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he lost to Vandy, with a sugar bowl on the line, with Dobbs, kamara, Barnett, and gaulden....
That took some horrible game planning, but he delivered.
Butch, is that you? Shouldn’t you be prepping for a game instead of trolling the Vol board?
Call me Lyle, I am not butch enuf for that moniker .
 
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Even though Butch was the worst game manager in recent memory, I believe that he worked very hard and put his heart into improving Vol Football. I am surprised that he hasn"t taken another job in a power 5 conference. The man could recruit - look at all the NFL guys he hooked. Thoughts ? Why is he radioactive?
Why should he take a head coach job right now. Is Tennessee still paying him?
 
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He was great at making PR videos like the one when he arrived in Knoxville stepping off the Aircraft, with the fake smoke like he was coming in to kick some ass. Guy was a total joke and belonged in front of the Big Tent as a carnival barker.
Also, he had the best staff in America...IF a coach has to say that, beware..............
 
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At this point, qualitatively, is there really any evident difference between Jones and Pruitt?

Still can’t compete at the top level. Still losing to bad teams. Still seemingly not effectively developing a QB (Dobbs was good because of his talent - He was never developed to his full potential under Jones). Still getting a little bit of hype to start a year only to conduct an epic collapse when the pressure is on.
 

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