Coach Kellie Harper I am behind you 100%

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If I overheard a doctor giving this early prognosis, I would seriously question their bedside manner.
The cure doesn’t rely upon me, so this isn’t really much of a relevant observation. There’s also a body of work there to justify some skepticism. So, yes, I hope it gets better and the same issues which have afflicted Harper’s team are addressed. But, I have my doubts and with reason.
 

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I think there are more than one way to be 100%behind KJH. One way is to only say positive things about her and her coaching regardless of the issues that emerge during a season. For me, this is hard to do when there are some very questionable decisions being made at certain times. This doesn't mean that a criticism has to be done in a way that is demeaning to Coach or to insist that this year will be a failure despite how early it is. It is the interest of the LVs for Kellie to completely turn this season around. If she doesn't, then it may be several years before we could have a contender given the impact of a disappointing year on recruiting transfers and high school students. I much prefer for the LVs to completely turn this season around, and for Kellie to surprise her skeptics. This is a much better scenario than going through a slow but inevitable firing like we had with Warlick, and then for it to take several years for a new coach to build back up our reputation and talent.
 

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I think there are more than one way to be 100%behind KJH. One way is to only say positive things about her and her coaching regardless of the issues that emerge during a season. For me, this is hard to do when there are some very questionable decisions being made at certain times. This doesn't mean that a criticism has to be done in a way that is demeaning to Coach or to insist that this year will be a failure despite how early it is. It is the interest of the LVs for Kellie to completely turn this season around. If she doesn't, then it may be several years before we could have a contender given the impact of a disappointing year on recruiting transfers and high school students. I much prefer for the LVs to completely turn this season around, and for Kellie to surprise her skeptics. This is a much better scenario than going through a slow but inevitable firing like we had with Warlick, and then for it to take several years for a new coach to build back up our reputation and talent.
nothing wrong with this post for the realist. Easier to come eat crow because she turned it around than it is is to keep losing games and trust by the fans.
 
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nothing wrong with this post for the realist. Easier to come eat crow because she turned it around than it is is to keep losing games and trust by the fans.
Except for the placement of it. This thread is for the support and positive influence of the lady vols team. There are countless threads for you to drop negative garbage on them. Please honor one simple request ...if you can't say something good say it somewhere else
 

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The record is what it is, playing a different schedule not filled with Carson Newman is a unknown based on losing all the games to teams ranked lower than us at the time. Could be 0-6 and anything in-between to 6-0. Win the games you’re supposed to win, not doing that right now.
Would you get off the win the games you are supposed to thing!! How do you even know what those games are!! Comparative Rankings! If that is it why even play. Estimated level of talent? As we have seen it takes a bit to get players working together. Look at the all star games. You have all the talent in the world there but there is no team play, just individuals showing their skill set. A team of equal talents and two months practice would demolish the all star team. Were we supposed to beat IU? IU is a talented mature team with a lot of time together. I was not surprised we lost to them in November. I would be surprised if we lost to them in January. I guess we all have our list of “games we should win”.
 
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Would you get off the win the games you are supposed to thing!! How do you even know what those games are!! Comparative Rankings! If that is it why even play. Estimated level of talent? As we have seen it takes a bit to get players working together. Look at the all star games. You have all the talent in the world there but there is no team play, just individuals showing their skill set. A team of equal talents and two months practice would demolish the all star team. Were we supposed to beat IU? IU is a talented mature team with a lot of time together. I was not surprised we lost to them in November. I would be surprised if we lost to them in January. I guess we all have our list of “games we should win”.
Beats getting upset about losing the games you’re supposed to win.
 

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Tennessee football called for phil farmer to get fired. Still not come close to 1998. Phil was better than four year you are out of bunch tennessee has hired. Is coach now the right one do not know. Are players fighting do not know. Some was bad off on the gamecocks game.
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I agree, I too am all about the university.
Not about a particular coach
but right now Kellie is our coach, and as such, until I personally have a reason to do otherwise,,,I fully back her.

I know what she is going through.
This past season in E-80 basketball, I had a team that on paper looked like a beast.
We were pitiful....I was ready to quit coaching all together.
Sounds like you probably should quit.!!!
 

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The proverbial punch(es) in the mouth has happened.
The first couple of times it rocked the team/bench and neither reacted well.
But in the Gonzaga game, we didn't just roll over and take it,,,we fought to the very end.
Now we know how important it is to throw the punch first. Or at least, throw a punch back.

I saw a lot of growth in this one game...In this past game against Gonzo we; Didn't give up multiple >7 pt runs,,,we didn't go into spasmatic periods of unforced turnovers,,,We were in this game right up to .2 seconds,,,our turnovers were reduced. Support from the bench was much more visible and vocal. A lot of positives came out of this last game.

A win, sure, we wanted,,,,But growth,,,,we needed.!

I'm pretty vocal out her and pretty visible.
I gave Coach K "what for" in the past as well, but now this org need fans to show true fanship.
Its time to decide as fans if we want to be part of the problem or part of the solution.
A lot of talk on here about other programs/coaches talking down TN,,,but here it is,,,the fodder that lets them talk.

Folks, people read this "back yard fence talk"
Players, staff, families, fans, prospects, foes-fans, trolls,,,,,Everybody's wondering about the negativity spread to dis-sway prospects and recruits well here it is...and we are fueling this fire.

First it was the players, then the head coach, then Jon, then Joy....Is Coach Sam next?
And they don't just get it here, they get it on other SocMedias
The whole program knows this site and many read it.

This staff went out and explored a new option (portal) and built a team that on paper should make a serious title run.
We still have those players and they are impacting this program.
How about we use at least ONE thread and support them.

Kellie, I am 100% behind you and will stay that way.
Jon, Joy, Sam you have my full support.

VolNation,,,its time to show we can support as strongly as we have shown we can reprimand

Go Lady Vols!
Coach Harper will never get full fan support until she shows that she can coach a team to compete with Dawn Staley and SC.
This is a cold, hard fact. This is the reason she was hired and Holly was fired. Remember, Holly had a overall winning record of 172-67. However, that was not good enough for the fans.
 
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