“We’ve got to get a lot better on special teams. It’s hurting us a lot right now.”
No, that’s not Mark Richt saying that. It’s his opposing head coach this week.
… UT missed kicks, punts, returners and blocks in another disappointing effort by its special teams, a performance that helped keep the Vols winless in the SEC and send them back to the conference undercard for next week’s home date with Georgia (TV: WVLT, 12:21 p.m.).
“The momentum of missing the field goal on the opening drive and (then) the extra point, then having a couple (long) kickoff returns did not help us special teams-wise either,” Kiffin said. “I thought we lost in all three phases, which is very disappointing, especially for our SEC home opener.
Sounds like we’ve got all the makings of a classic coming up.