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Celery
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re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?

Pelini would be damn good on the SEC. Nebraska? Meh.


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SavageOrangeJug
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re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
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The OP didn't say Tenn. WANTED Pelini, only that he seemed willing to go there...
That's more than half way for the Vols to get a new head coach nowadays.


He supposedly contacted UT about the job.

At least that lowers his price.


The Wicker Man
Nebraska Fan
Rag's Dreams/Festus's Nightmares
Member since Oct 2012
528 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
As a Nebraska fan, PLEASE take him. Don't believe the "defensive genius" hype.


JPLSU1981
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2005
17636 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
Pelini just doesn't have the "management" skills to be leading a Top10 program IMO.

He's a good motivator, and that's about all that he's got going for him. He's not good with the media, not good with the fans, not good at recruiting, and even his defense (which is supposed to be his specialty) is sometimes questionable.


JohnnyBob
Arkansas Fan
Big Ditch, AR
Member since Aug 2012
3320 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
Defensive "guru" that got 70 hung on him by our new coach last week. Perfect fit for Tenner.


The Wicker Man
Nebraska Fan
Rag's Dreams/Festus's Nightmares
Member since Oct 2012
528 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
Look at where he was a defensive genius -- Oklahoma, LSU -- heck I could be a defensive genius with the talent they had. He is not a good recruiter, and with his own talent, he sucks.


LSU Groupee
Member since Oct 2012
1888 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
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The Vols can do better!


It doesn't seem as if they can.

They have been trying to do better since they pushed Fulmer out the door in 08.

Tennessee is now a tough sell to coaches and high school players.


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ArmyHogs
Auburn Fan
Sumter, SC
Member since Feb 2012
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re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
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do you think he would be OK as a head coach in the SEC?


LSU fans will say every coach sucks, FWIW.


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TigersOfGeauxld
LSU Fan
Just across the water...
Member since Aug 2009
21158 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
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...LSU -- heck I could be a defensive genius with the talent they had.


The co-coordinators say hi.



semotruman
Missouri Fan
Officially in Dixie
Member since Nov 2011
18627 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
Different Tiger fan, but we played his Nebraska teams. I'd echo what others have said: good DC, not great as a HC. He's not especially well-liked in Nebraska, partly because of his abrasive personality. Not sure how he gets on with players either. He's a hothead, and so is his brother Carl.

You could do worse, but you could definitely do better too.


LCTigers69
LSU Fan
Member since Nov 2010
144 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
Tuberville, Petrino ... much better options. A team that gives up 70 points in a conference championship game is a team that has quit on their head coach.


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ItNeverRains
LSU Fan
Franklin, TN
Member since Oct 2007
7690 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
There are 4 million reasons why BP wants to coach at UT. Plus Nebraska is miserable, the whole state.


jonboy
LSU Fan
Member since Sep 2003
3457 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
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SavageOrangeJug


6 years after McFadden & Jones completely confused & destroyed Pelini's LSU defense with the Wildcat offense, Wisconsin ran a much simpler version last weekend and simply destroyed Nebraska.
Not very encouraging. I would think UT could do better.


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semotruman
Missouri Fan
Officially in Dixie
Member since Nov 2011
18627 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
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There are 4 million reasons why BP wants to coach at UT. Plus Nebraska is miserable, the whole state.

Bingo. He would not be worth that much money. No way, no how.


SavageOrangeJug
Tennessee Fan
Member since Oct 2005
6404 posts
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re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
OK, you guys have sold me. I DO NOT want him.


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Interception
Providence Fan
Member since Nov 2008
11089 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
No, Tuberville is the play


ninthward
LSU Fan
Verdi,NV
Member since May 2007
6346 posts

re: Bo Pelini...what say you Tiger fans?
Tubberville really is the correct choice at this point. Not some Big East coach c'mon man!!
I liked Pelini at LSU I liked his fire but he never had a nuclear meltdown the way he did a few years ago, it was so monumental I lost respect for him, I am also not into people who hire family. Get ready for The Brothers Pelini Psychosis Show if he is hired.
I think he is so intense and rides his guys so hard that they just cannot keep up the mental energy and give in at some point. Like their total arse kicking by a shotty Wisky team
Pelini did have great blitz packages at LSU loved him for that and always aggressive on D


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