Tennessee is #109 in total defense. It doesn't really matter that it's his 1st season. He will either have to prove himself at a smaller school or go back to position coach, which probably pays as much as a tenured Professor
Rank Name Games Plays Yds Avg TDs Ydspgm Wins Losses Ties 1 Alabama 12 719 2804 3.90 14 233.67 11 1 0 109 Tennessee 12 923 5656 6.13 53 471.33 5 7 0
If he only goes as position coach somewhere can he afford the pay cut? It might be time for a nice two year vacation. That's if he had a three year contract.
I think he should come back in and take the same position he had when he left...
The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office. Dwight D. Eisenhower
Sunseri was successful as a position coach coaching one of the greatest linebacking corps in college football history. He has been a miserable failure as a coordinator at UT, and not just because of the lack of talent. They have dropped off in every defensive category. He cost them many games this season.
"Oderint Dum Metuant. (Let them hate, so long as they fear.)" - Lucius Accicus
Could he possibly end up at the barn as LB's coach?
What kind of fit would that be for their current players and prospects?
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I'm not saying I want him as DC, but it's hard for me to hold Tennessee completely against him.