TMac placed on the PUP list

Discussion in 'Vols Football' started by Tmac61, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. Tmac61

    Tmac61 Has Credentials- Walter Effin Cronkite

    Still relatively new here so not sure if this has been discussed are not...

    How can one team sustain as many injuries as we have had in a single season? It's utterly ridiculous. Is it the practices? Do we need to look at our S&C staff and practices?

    I just don't get it.
     
  2. RockyHill

    RockyHill Loves Auburn more than Tennessee.

    Have we really had that many. Sometimes you just have bad injury years, nothing more than bad luck. I could be wrong and maybe more are hurt than I realize.
     
  3. NorrisAlan

    NorrisAlan Super Moderator

    I do not think we have been bitten that bard by the injury bug
     
  4. ptclaus98

    ptclaus98 Contributor

    We aren't that hurt. Tuttle, Robertson, Kendrick, and North are really the only guys missing and I think North actually played last weekend.
     
  5. GahLee

    GahLee Director of Conspiracy Theories, 8th Maxim

    North played. Hard to tell when he is on the field though, never gets the ball thrown his way.
     
  6. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    Don't think there have been that many significant ones. Tuttle and Maggitt are all that come to mind right away. I guess Jashon Robertson.
     
  7. RockyHill

    RockyHill Loves Auburn more than Tennessee.

    Plenty of teams have been hit harder by injuries and not had their coach make excuses for it at every available opportunity.
     
  8. JT5

    JT5 Super Moderator

    Not an unusually bad year for injuries, imo.

    2002 was bad. This is meh.
     
  9. JT5

    JT5 Super Moderator

    Georgia Tech has had a ton of 'em. And they just beat FSU.
     
  10. Savage Orange

    Savage Orange Mr. Hot Take....

    My old man was going on about injuries this weekend. Of course, he's all about Butch so I try not to talk to him about football any more. He lives in Knoxville so I was wondering if the local folks are playing up the injury angle....
     
  11. lylsmorr

    lylsmorr Super Moderator

    Clearly, Johnson has a lot of 17th year seniors that could step up after those injuries.
     
  12. ptclaus98

    ptclaus98 Contributor

    I forgot about Maggitt, too. Still not an overwhelming number.
     
  13. JohnnyQuickkick

    JohnnyQuickkick Great Man

    also Gaulden
     
  14. ptclaus98

    ptclaus98 Contributor

    But really that was before the season. And way before it at that.
     
  15. JohnnyQuickkick

    JohnnyQuickkick Great Man

    not sure why that matters. he'd be playing a ton.
     
  16. lylsmorr

    lylsmorr Super Moderator

    Because they've been recruiting a metric crap ton of DBs in recent years. They had plenty of time to get the next man prepped
     
  17. kptvol

    kptvol Super Moderator

    Gaulden is young. Scientifically impossible that he could provide a positive contribution.
     
  18. Beechervol

    Beechervol Super Moderator

    Tuttle agrees.
     
  19. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    The pre season injuries seemed a little out of the ordinary.

    The injuries so far during the season haven't been bad.
     
  20. RockyHill

    RockyHill Loves Auburn more than Tennessee.

    Let me educate you. It's like kindergarten. Tuttle is a big kid so nobody picks on him. Gaulden does not have the critically critical mass to avoid being picked on. There's a chart for all of this that is pretty standard in this profession.
     

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