Junior believes in the old saw that there’s no such thing as bad publicity.
No Such Thing As …: Kiffin said he’s not concerned that UT has received what most would consider bad press for allegations against other coaches and minor NCAA violations.
“It has helped a lot,” Kiffin said. “For our program to be in the news so much now — not just locally but nationally.
“For the players that we need to recruit that are freshmen, sophomores and juniors that are seeing our colors and our logos, it helps us out tremendously down the road.”
There’s something deeply ironic about a guy who couldn’t function with Al Davis turning into the living embodiment of Davis’ “just win, baby” philosophy.
By the way, here’s some of that publicity at work:
How about ol’ Andre Ware there – “Players like to talk a little smack and they usually take on the personality of their head coach. I like it. The fans like it. I think the players will respond in part and I look for Tennessee to have a special season.”
Players taking on the personality of their head coach? Penn Wagers will love that.