Spring Practice 2016

Discussion in 'Vols Football' started by justingroves, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    McKenzie has been unblockable, supposedly

    Jennings is still a wr

    The depth at cb is impressive

    Austin Smith has practiced well at DE

    Taylor is extremely quick off the edge

    Croom looks good running after his knee surgery

    Lots of guys missing spring practice due to minor "clean ups"

    Tuttle is in a walking boot
  2. The Dooz

    The Dooz Super Moderator

    I saw Croom was moved to TE.
  3. zehr27

    zehr27 8th's VIP

    Osborne has impressed and Preston Williams is looking like he may be a superstar.
  4. IP

    IP Advanced Pruitt Apologetics Bot

    Feels like he's been at UT for 10 years.
  5. warhammer

    warhammer Chieftain

    Nah, just his mom.
  6. RockyHill

    RockyHill Loves Auburn more than Tennessee.

    Not for this coach.
  7. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    Just 5
  8. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    So we moved one of our top linebackers to DE. Again. Great decision, Colton Jumper's dad.
  9. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Put Custom Title Here

    If Jumper even sees the field I will have a stroke. I will never be mad or hate the young man. Everyone of us would run out there as fast as we can to be a Vol.

    But damn. If the coaches run him back out there again I will have to be committed.
  10. chavisut

    chavisut Dan Mullen Fan Club President

    Based on everything I've read Shoop likes to use two smaller Will type LBs on the outside.

    He prefers to stay in the 4-3 a lot more so he wants LBs that cover well outside.
  11. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    I wouldn't be surprised, if another safety steps up, if they run a 4-2-5 type with Kelly in the box a lot too. It all depends on if another LB or another safety steps up in the spring and summer.

    Bates is perfect for this defense.
  12. **TDCVOL**

    **TDCVOL** Contributor

    John Brice said Preston Williams (aka The Resort) has really showed out.
  13. chavisut

    chavisut Dan Mullen Fan Club President

    I think we will see McDowell at his Star position. Bates is another I expect to compete.
  14. **TDCVOL**

    **TDCVOL** Contributor

    Ouch. Jimmy Hyams saying the only linebackers playing well so far are Kirkland and JRM.
  15. utvol0427

    utvol0427 Chieftain

    Good to hear. Blocking on the outside should be top notch.
  16. Beechervol

    Beechervol Super Moderator

    Given the amount of time and the structure of practice right now. Meh
  17. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    That's not surprising
  18. chavisut

    chavisut Dan Mullen Fan Club President

    I wonder if it everyone else is playing poorly or it has more to do with those two just being at elite levels.

    I'm guessing a little of both.
  19. zehr27

    zehr27 8th's VIP

    Little of both for sure.
  20. MettaWorldPeace

    MettaWorldPeace Contributor

    How has Preston Williams' blocking mechanics looked? If good, he may see the field.

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