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Derek Dooley WR Coach?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Tejano15, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. Tejano15

    Tejano15 Member

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    @AdamSchefter: Dallas Cowboys are set to hire former Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley as their WR coach.

    Didn't see that one coming, anyone know more about him?
  2. CoachHodnett

    CoachHodnett Play-calling is an Art

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    Coached on Saban's Dolphins staff. There's the connection.
  3. cbow44

    cbow44 Member

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    Not a Gruden guy. How about that
  4. Tejano15

    Tejano15 Member

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    Jason Garrett hire for sure, oh wait had to be Jones. :laugh2:
  5. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    Surprising, since I never read anything about Jerry even interviewing him.
  6. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Well that sucks. I hate losing Jimmy Robinson.

    Dooley coached WRs in college at SMU. It's really a guess how he'll do in the NFL.
  7. GloryDaysRBack

    GloryDaysRBack Well-Known Member

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    at least his mom will provide good soundbites
  8. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    This will not be a popular hire with the fan base, I'm guessing.

    I mean, half the fans will like anything, but the other half will probably not like it.
  9. 1fisher

    1fisher Active Member

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    He was fired in 2012 from the Tennessee Volunteers. I hate TN but I like Dooley. He had two really good receivers last year.
  10. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    99% of fans don't know and dont care who the WR coach is.
  11. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    You must know different fans.
  12. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    What some fans will hate, is that his is obviously a Garrett hire. Doesn't Jive with prevailing thinking.
  13. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    So are you saying that makes us one-percenters?
  14. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    hopefully he does a better job handling dez than he did da'rick rogers.
  15. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    Jimmy Robinson really had a connection with Dez and you could see that on the sidelines. I am a bit concerned with how that will effect Dez.
  16. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Im a UT vol fan and happy to have him. He isn't a good head coach but he is a good positional coach. He coached up Hunter and Patterson.

    This is a Garrett hire all the way.
  17. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    was Robinson forced out or is he retiring? Never heard for sure....I liked him very much but I thought he got hit on the sidelines during preseason and sustained a concussion....can anyone confirm? Anyway, I don't know too much about Dooley but what I've heard and read isn't too great.
  18. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    he was the TE coach for the Dolphins under Saban and then became a head coach at La Tech and UT.
  19. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    I heard he was retiring due to medical reasons and will still be with the team but not enough time to be a coach.
  20. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I was talking about any past experience he had coaching WRs.

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