Todd Grantham indulges in a little gallows humor in this interview with Fletcher Page,
What’s the plan now?
TG: Don’t let them score (laughter)…
but the rest of his comment reflects a man who still sounds confident about what he’s doing.
… No I think that the big thing that I say is, really, you can talk, but it’s start and finish. You know, I think it’s important that you understand concepts and you understand what’s happening to you based on the formations that are out there. And, you know, take care of your job and you know, it’s OK to be excited for a game, but you still have to focus on your assignment, your job. And you can’t let the emotions of the game affect you. I think that’s critical and as younger players gain experience and as young players play more some of that goes away a little bit. So I think as we move forward, I expect that to stop.
Steep learning curve, I’m afraid.
Meanwhile, here’s where he stacks up after Week Four with his three peers who were rumored for the job he landed:
- Alabama, 1st
- LSU, 5th
- Georgia, 46th
- Virginia Tech, 51st
- LSU, 9th
- Alabama, 24th
- Georgia, 32nd
- Virginia Tech, 32nd
Credible, if not dominant.