No.4 – How different will not calling plays be?
Jeremy Pruitt is a control freak.
He wants it his way, and that’s okay. He is from the Nick Saban tree, so it makes sense. There is so much on the line being a head football coach; the slightest decision could get the wheels turning that losses a fans base.
Jeremy Pruitt is also a smart guy.
Despite wanting to be successful in every game, every possession, and every snap, Pruitt is smart. He knows, or maybe Phillip Fulmer told him, to give play-calling duties away and focus on the whole team.
This isn’t a bad thing. However, it will be a big change for Pruitt. He’s a defensive guy. He knows defensive plays. He knows when to fold plays and when to hold them.
But, just because he isn’t calling the plays doesn’t mean he won’t have a hand in the decisions.
I’m interested in how Pruitt feels about giving away the responsibility. Does it make him nervous? Or does he have complete faith in Derrick Ansley?
Does Pruitt feel like he isn’t doing anything? We don’t have any games to compare to, but it will be interesting to see how Pruitt feels about it and how he feels about gamedays.