Posted on: January 15, 2010 9:16 pm

Is Vol's AD destroying the UT football progam ?

It is perplexing to observe how Mike Hamilton has deflected the media, and loyal fan, firestorm away from him like a non-stick skillet bought on isle 11 during a blue light special.

Mike Hamilton negotiated a deal with Lane Kiffen that, in the corporate business world I was part of many years ago when younger, would have Mike looking for another site of employment.  No need for an exit interview by a subordinate staffer.  No questions asked.  Security escort to the door, with personal belonging being carried inspected.  Oh, and don't bother using us as a reference.  Ever.  In fact, you can expect an unnamed source to leak details of your poor judgement and negotiating skills.

Lane's buyout is, was, to the tune of $ 800,000. 

Lane's contract payout in the unfortuanate situation of being fired, or as some say, relieved of duties, was, is, to the tune of $ 7,500,000.

From a simplistic business analysis, the checks and balances were, are, seriously flawed.

Lane's assistant coaches are, were, signed to multiyear agreements.   Any wonder on the hesitation of coaches approached ?  You're relegated to using coaches you don't know.  Probably don't want.  And who knows if the assistant coaches care any more.  And what of the emotional baggage these assistant coaches present to current players and those recruited by Lane's staff ? 

Mike Hamilton has napalmed the Vols football program
Posted on: September 30, 2009 11:50 pm

da Bucs are bad. even worse than my Chiefs.....

Let's face it.  The Buccaneers have taken a page right out of the NFL history books.  Their own page, to be exact.  Inept coaching.  No running game.   No passing game.  No run defense.  And no pass defense.   Special teams look like a Chinese fire drill.....

I knew the Chiefs were going to be in a massive rebuilding movement after the years of Hermy Squirmy Edwards  ( fancy talk for saying " yea, we're bad too ").  We have no rushing game, our best running back spits on ladies in bars better than he gains 1rst downs.  And he has the record to prove it....

Our passing game is a debacle.  And to prove such a point, our new coach stated in his post game press conference that he was attempting to establish an identity for the team----as he kept running the ball in the 3rd and 4rth qtr last week....and shelved the passing game.   Whatever happened to trying to win the game ?

sigh..........gonna be a long season
Posted on: September 11, 2009 12:50 am

When is it ok to pass wind..................

Reading the NFL links from around the country, I came across this tibit.   And that raises the blog title..........just when is it ok ?  After the 3rd date ?  Never, until married ?  What about the locker room ?  I remember many many years ago on the team buses, it could get polluted...............and does this ever happen on the college womens tennis traveling bus ?  How about the womens gymnastics team ?

Suggs: "We can fart around our coach"

Ravens linebacker-defensive end Terrell Suggs had an interesting reply to the difference between this year's Ravens team compared to last year.

"I think we’re more mature," Suggs said. "We had that weird awkwardness of having a new coach [last year]. And now, we all can be ourselves around each other. We can fart around our coach, stuff like that, you know? It’s [like] the first time you move in with somebody. It’s just kind of weird. But, now we’re good.”

Asked whether he could fart around his coach last year, Suggs said, " You never knew how he was going to handle it. But this year, he farts too, so it’s cool.”


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