Youth No Longer An Excuse

Discussion in 'Vols Football' started by govols182, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. govols182

    govols182 Honorary Mod

    Tyler Bray: 12 starts
    Ben Bartholomew: 7 starts
    Mychal Rivera: 25 starts
    Dallas Thomas: 25 starts
    Alex Bullard: 12 starts
    James Stone: 17 starts
    Zach Fulton: 17 starts
    Jawaun James: 25 starts
    Da'Rick Rogers: 12 starts
    Justin Hunter: 5 starts

    Jaques Smith: 8 starts
    Daniel Hood: 8 starts
    AJ Johnson: 10 starts
    Curt Maggitt: 8 starts
    Izauea Lanier: 9 starts
    Brian Randolph: 8 starts
    Prentiss Waggner: 27 starts

    Matt Darr: 9 starts
    Michael Palardy: 17 starts

    96 combined starts for the OL. They better be able to push anyone around they want.
  2. JayVols

    JayVols Walleye Catchin' Moderator

    Can we still use injuries and lack of depth? I'd hate for Dooley to have to accept responsibility for his team publicly.
  3. IP

    IP Super Moderator

    They still suffer from hearing impairment, leading them to not listen.
  4. JayVols

    JayVols Walleye Catchin' Moderator

    Last edited: Dec 5, 2011
  5. JayVols

    JayVols Walleye Catchin' Moderator

    Worn out will work. Whew, for a second there I thought Dooley might have to suffer the indignity of having to be accountable for the team that he is the head coach of. Crisis averted.
  6. tidwell

    tidwell Chieftain

    I dunno. Another year of being over-coached, too.
  7. govols182

    govols182 Honorary Mod

    I forgot Brent Brewer. He's got a bunch of starts as well.
  8. Volguy1971

    Volguy1971 Sith Lord

    Yes, the ole "We really young and inexperienced" crutch fell off a game early with the KY loss. Now it is all about results, if there is a constant lack of execution now, then the coaching staff will be the ones who get "executed."
  9. Brent Brewer has started 14 games.
  10. Beechervol

    Beechervol Super Moderator

    Its hard to imagine some of those guys have that many starts.
  11. kidbourbon

    kidbourbon Well-Known Member

    There are no more reasons to apologize for us sucking. Not youth. Not Fulmer. Not Kiffin. Not injuries. Not injuries to guys that happen to be really good. Not leadership. Not recruiting base. Not Florida being great (Florida is terrible). Not South Carolina being great (this one makes me laugh). Not UGA being great (they're above average...nothing more). What excuses have I left off?
  12. justingroves

    justingroves supermod

    You could also use the "Just because you start doesn't mean you're any good" or the "Sometimes you get what you deserve".

    I believe this team has plenty of "scars" as well.

    How long does it take bamboo to grow? He may pull that one back out too.

    This team has lost plenty in the past two years, so he can't say they're content with where they're at.

    I'm sure he'll use Eric Russell leaving at least once next year though.
  13. Beechervol

    Beechervol Super Moderator

    Bout 2 years.

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