Do you want Kiffin to return to Tennessee?

Discussion in 'Vols Football' started by Tenacious D, Dec 31, 2011.

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Do you want Lane Kiffin to return as Tennessee's coach?

Poll closed Dec 30, 2012.
  1. Yes

    54.5%
  2. No

    45.5%
  1. Tenacious D

    Tenacious D The law is of supreme importance, or no importance

    Vote now, and make your opinion known.
     
  2. volfanjo

    volfanjo Chieftain

    It is a spurious question. It's like asking if I want a red Porsche in my garage when I wake up in the morning. (Sure, but it isn't happening). It isn't about whether we want him; it is about whether he wants us. And the answer to that question is certainly a big, fat, no. Why don't we just start a site called "BringBackGeneralNeylandFromtheGrave.com". The odds are better he'll be the next coach.
     
  3. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    I might take him back, but it would be rather begrudgingly and only because Dooley had so severely depleted my pride.

    Now, if there were a way to go back in time and have him turn down USC for a raise at UT, yes sir.

    But I guess the real point is: two years ago the answer would be "hell no". Two seasons of Dooley and the option seems much more appealing. Almost any option seems pretty appealing, actually.
     
  4. tvolsfan

    tvolsfan Chieftain

    I think it would look bad for both parties. He's obviously better than who we have now, but that isn't saying much.
     
  5. tidwell

    tidwell Chieftain

    Uh, yes.
     
  6. IP

    IP Advanced Pruitt Apologetics Bot

    Is Zombie Hitler available to coach?

    That is where I am at.
     
  7. lylsmorr

    lylsmorr Super Moderator

    Want? No. He is twenty times better than Dooley, though, so I would accept him as coach if it came down to it.
     
  8. No! he [uck fay]ed us once. I'm not a fan of giving anyone a second chance to [uck fay] me over.

    We can do a lot better than Kiffin, if we get up off the $$$$$$$$$$$$$$
     
  9. IP

    IP Advanced Pruitt Apologetics Bot

    Throw some names out.
     
  10. cotton

    cotton Stand-up Philosopher

    I think the ex-lover analogy works pretty well. We had something good, and it got away. I'd love to have a do-over to try to make it work, but it won't. Too many burning couches in the memory bank.

    That being said, I want a guy like Kiffin. I want a guy who will look Urban Meyer in the eye, tell him he is going to kick his ass, and mean it. I want a guy who can go into recruits' homes, explain why he is a better fit than Saban, and make somebody believe it. I want a guy who won't be outclassed 6 times a year just because the fellow on the opposite sideline is a heavier hitter. We don't have that now.
     
  11. IP

    IP Advanced Pruitt Apologetics Bot

    We get historic analogies where we are the genocidal losers.
     
  12. tidwell

    tidwell Chieftain

    Let the record show that our lone Pac-12 correspondent voted yes.
     
  13. I'm in the 'throw money at Bob Stoops until he says yes or gets a restraining order' camp.

    Your suggestions?
     
  14. I noticed that.

    droski, do you just want him out of the Pac 12?
     
  15. Your suggestion?
     
  16. IP

    IP Advanced Pruitt Apologetics Bot

    I like the "throw money at Bob Stoops" plan, but I don't think it will really work. I'd go after Charlie Strong, hard. He's young and hungry, and knows what it will take to turn it around here. Also, we're a definite upgrade.
     
  17. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    I really like Strong and London.

    I think Pat Fitzgerald and Art Briles are good coaches but would be big risks
     
  18. kidbourbon

    kidbourbon Well-Known Member

    I like the coach La. Tech, interestingly enough. I don't even know his name, but whoever he is he's a goddamn stud. That team was pretty amazing this year.

    I still think Chris Petersen can be bought.
     
  19. kidbourbon

    kidbourbon Well-Known Member

    I voted "yes" on the question. But I sort of rephrased the question to "would I take him back".
     
  20. Ron Mexico.

    Ron Mexico. New Member

    No, I don't want anyone here that doesn't want to be here.
     

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