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Danny White to name UCF coach Josh Heupel as Tennessee’s coach

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According to Dan Wolken and others.

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Maybe he can hire a coach that can bring them another championship of life.
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Preferably his UCF coach so they go into full rebuild mode next season :lol:
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gerryb323 wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:23 pm I, for one, look forward to The Civil ConnTennT
Just have to schedule UConn, assuming they still play football, and they will gladly start the made up rivalry.
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Per at Tennessee fan profile (@theuncommonfan) on Twitter:
Tennessee's new AD has agreed to retroactively split the 1998 National Championship with Tulane.

Not a great start for Mr. Danny White IMO...
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waverider wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:40 pm Per at Tennessee fan profile (@theuncommonfan) on Twitter:
Tennessee's new AD has agreed to retroactively split the 1998 National Championship with Tulane.

Not a great start for Mr. Danny White IMO...
Clever! That's gotta be a Tulane fan because 1998 Tulane otherwise wouldn't even be a blip in a Tennessee fan's memory and it would also be a clever commentary knowing White grew up with his Dad being our AD.
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PeteRasche wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:45 pm
waverider wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:40 pm Per at Tennessee fan profile (@theuncommonfan) on Twitter:
Tennessee's new AD has agreed to retroactively split the 1998 National Championship with Tulane.

Not a great start for Mr. Danny White IMO...
Clever! That's gotta be a Tulane fan because 1998 Tulane otherwise wouldn't even be a blip in a Tennessee fan's memory and it would also be a clever commentary knowing White grew up with his Dad being our AD.
If you look at that profile, it could be a bitter UCF fan or Tennessee fan that doesn’t like the hire. A lot of posts almost sound satirical in nature and some take shots at Danny.
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waverider wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:18 pm
PeteRasche wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 2:45 pm
waverider wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:40 pm Per at Tennessee fan profile (@theuncommonfan) on Twitter:
Tennessee's new AD has agreed to retroactively split the 1998 National Championship with Tulane.

Not a great start for Mr. Danny White IMO...
Clever! That's gotta be a Tulane fan because 1998 Tulane otherwise wouldn't even be a blip in a Tennessee fan's memory and it would also be a clever commentary knowing White grew up with his Dad being our AD.
If you look at that profile, it could be a bitter UCF fan or Tennessee fan that doesn’t like the hire. A lot of posts almost sound satirical in nature and some take shots at Danny.
I'm just going by the thinking that pretty much the only people who remember Tulane was also undefeated in 1998 and would dispute Tennessee's title are Tulane fans...
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I imagine two other fan bases remember: LSU and Tennessee. LSU cause they are tired of hearing their neighbors talk about it. Tennessee because those old enough to experience their NC season will remember the Tulane story/controversy being the same year. And yes, as a college football fan who had barely heard of Tulane before 98, the story WAS that bignationally
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waverider wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:29 pm Preferably his UCF coach so they go into full rebuild mode next season :lol:
Looks like it’s happening. Danny White has called a team meeting this morning to presumably announce that Josh Heupel will be their next coach.

There is a plane reportedly headed to Orlando and the Vols fans on Twitter are not too happy as one person said to “send White back to Orlando on it” and another suggesting they “shut the whole program down” and that this is a “disaster”. I think they could have, as they have in the past, done worse.
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The mega-enrollment g5 state universities (especially UCF as largest) are best positioned to withstand winds of change along with BYU and perhaps Liberty which have resources to use college athletics as an evangelizing mission tool.

UCF starts (starts!) it’s budget process with its student fee assessments of tens of millions of dollars for athletics. It’s like SEC tv money. You can do a lot including finding a good HC with that in your pocket today.
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waverider wrote: Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:52 am
waverider wrote: Thu Jan 21, 2021 2:29 pm Preferably his UCF coach so they go into full rebuild mode next season :lol:
Looks like it’s happening. Danny White has called a team meeting this morning to presumably announce that Josh Heupel will be their next coach.

There is a plane reportedly headed to Orlando and the Vols fans on Twitter are not too happy as one person said to “send White back to Orlando on it” and another suggesting they “shut the whole program down” and that this is a “disaster”. I think they could have, as they have in the past, done worse.
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Heupel was probably the 4th choice for the job. White definitely kicked the tires on bigger names, but this is probably the best they could do given the time frame. If given time to sort things out, Heupel can probably get them back to respectability. But it's going to be a process and White's going to have to keep the booster wolves at bay for 3+ years.
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A lot of UCF fans were getting tired of Huepel (they think they should be winning 12 games every year). Also, his recruiting was not great at UCF, and dropped off, especially within the AAC the further you got away from Frost.

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A writer added fuel to the anti-White/Heupel fire by mentioning that he only went “6-4 with the most talented roster in his conference” this past season.
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