Unlike his former mentor Johnny Majors or current Vols head coach Derek Dooley, 2012 Tennessee Football Coaching Clinic keynote speaker Jon Gruden may never don orange pants in his life.
“I think I saw Bill Battle wearing those,” Gruden said. “I saw Coach Majors at one point in his career wearing those pants. That looks like the loudmouth gear…Who knows? If you love Tennessee, you can wear any kind of orange you want.”
But Gruden, who started his coaching career at Tennessee as a graduate assistant in 1986-87, did wear a smile as he returned to Rocky Top.
Currently serving as an analyst for ESPN’s Monday Night Football, Gruden was the featured speaker for UT’s annual coaching clinic Friday evening, which saw more than 350 coaches in attendance.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.