He said it, not me.

Paul Johnson, on the bizarrely disastrous play call that led to the last score of yesterday’s Music City Bowl:

… Paul Johnson called a reverse pass by sub receiver Corey Dennis, who wound up fumbling the ball into the end zone for an Ole Miss safety. Johnson said afterward he’d been waiting to call that play because he “knew it would work.” He also said: “If it works, I’m a genius. If it doesn’t, I’m a dumbass.”

Well, if he’s waiting for somebody to argue with him, he’ll be waiting for a while.

It’s all turned to ashes for Mark Bradley, hasn’t it?

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13 responses to “He said it, not me.

  1. Go Dawgs!

    You know what? Coaches don’t get to use that cliche. That’s for sportswriters, Coach.

    And you’re a dumbass either way for calling trick play BS that close to your own end zone with that much time left to go. You’re a double dumbass for expecting a backup to run it. I love you forever, Paul Johnson.

  2. Scorpio Jones, III

    “If it doesn’t, I’m a dumbass.” A rare moment of honest introspection by a true dickhead.

  3. gastr1

    He’s a dumbass for thinking a ridiculous trick play that any one of us could have drawn up in the dirt would constitute genius.

  4. Athens Dog

    The genius also called the logo trip play. One of the greatest bumbler moments ever!!!!

  5. Spike

    Just like the time a couple of years ago against UGA when the Dogs were kicking a field goal and missed it. But the Genius had called a time out prior to the snap to “ice’ the UGA kicker. We kicked again, and of course, made it the second time! HAHAHAHHAHHA

  6. uglydawg

    Man, this is all SO funny! He would have been better off to throw the home run that worked earlier in the game when the OM db fell down…Or just run the trick play towards your own goal line because it seems to move the ball backwards at such a furious pace.
    Over on Stingtalk they seem to have finally had enough. I dread the day he’s replaced.

    • Will (the other one)

      Funniest thing about Stingtalk is how, despite the rest of cfb not buying it, they’re convinced Roof is going to craft them the modern-day ’85 Bears D.

  7. Erskine

    The punt stumblerooski pure comedy gold.
    KEEP PAUL JOHNSON, KEEP PAUL JOHNSON,

  8. ripjdj

    Who needs Reggie Ball when you have the genius/dumb ass. It didn’t work ,that settles it ,he’s a dumb ass.

  9. TennesseeDawg

    Long live Tech’s Paul Johnson!

  10. Honestly, how is he not on the hot seat?

    It doesn’t seem as if he is… and I think that’s AWESOME BALLS!

    Happy New Year, y’all.