With the meteor game approaching for a coach in his inaugural season in Knoxville, this probably isn’t what you want to hear from him as he’s about to face college football’s top rushing team.
… That Florida became so good so quickly at running the option is certainly a concern for all Gators foes given that they likely didn’t prepare for it back in the spring or even in preseason camp.
Heupel already has admitted as much.
“For the most part, it’s been this week,” Heupel said. “In year one of a program and certainly the time when we took over, the majority of reps were just getting your work installed as far as what you do and getting the kids up to speed.”
To be fair, UT’s actually been very good defending the run so far this season, ranking second in the conference. Doubtful that’s gonna be enough Saturday, though.
It is a meteor game, so I don’t care which team turns out to be the winner. What I am hoping for is that Florida jumps out to an early lead, Tennessee claws its way back into the game and then can’t finish the job. Transitive moral victories, for the win!