Chris Rumph leaving for the Houston Texans

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Irrelevant no matter how many times you repeat it Slingblade. Try 1-1 including last year’s beat down with the Vols trending up and South Carolina trending down. And the records and recruiting rankings support that. Not to mention, way to gloss over the Cocks getting Rocker to take the job simply because Tennessee asked him to take a reduced role. But don’t let facts get in the way of your take Carl
Yeah 8-7 over one of our worst periods is not something to write home about.
 
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Yeah 8-7 over one of our worst periods is not something to write home about.
I would rather be a Tennessee fan over the next 5 years than a South Carolina fan for the next 5 years. I will say I enjoyed the USC UGa game last year, but enjoyed the Tennessee USC game better.
 
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Yess! I have had that same thought. With the talent we currently have at the OL position's, I would think we would be very attractive to a great, well respected OL Coach.
We already have a great, well respected offensive line coach, we have no need of a second one. Unless CJP wants a second and I doubt that he does.
 
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Coaches jumping off like rats on a sinking ship. What’s going on here?
1. Marginal to bad coach in last year(s) of contract: See Butch and Muschamp.
2. Coaches not getting it done or being replaced by better coaches
3. Retirements
4. Discipline/violations/breaking law.
5. Coaches heading to HCs/areas they are more familiar with. (Johnson to Norvell)
6. Coaches heading to Alma Maters.
7. Proven coaches are given opportunities elsewhere (Rumph, Sherrer).

Thankfully we are not replacing coaches due to #1, 2 or 4.
 
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I hate to tell ya. But, we are the only school in the nation to have staff turnover so far. Weird how top teams never have this happen!
When is the last time bama kept both OC and DC for two seasons straight?
Even LSU, Aub, Ga and FL have had OC/DC turnover and that doesn't even count the position coaches.
Bama lost 6 or 7 coaches last year.
 
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I must have missed Rocker leaving!
Me too.

So this might be a summation of changes made this off-season:

RB Johnson to FSU, Graham to replace
ILB Sherrer to Giants, Nieds to replace
OLB Rumph to Texans, Shelton Felton to replace
TE Osovet to replace Nieds
DL Rocker to SCAR, Jimmy Brumbaugh to replace
Director of Football Operations: Huges to SCAR, Warsaw from MSSt to replace
Off Field Analyst: Chip Long, evidently not replacing anyone or maybe replacing Osovet

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