Can Smith be the next Monte Kiffin for Bucs?

by Gary Shelton on January 21, 2016 · 1 comment

in general, NFL, Tampa Bay Bucs

Thursday, 6 a.m.

We don't want much from Mike Smith. Just everything.

Or, for the opposition, nothing. No yards. No points. No hope.

It would help if Smith would talk in a loud whisper. And if his hair had a mind of its own. And if he crossed the field looking like knobby knees and elbows. If he prowled the coaches' offices at night, speaking in a conspiratorial whisper while he rifled through his desk to find the old Little Debbie snacks he had hidden.

Yeah, if Mike is Monte, that'll do just fine.

When it comes to defensive coordinators for the Bucs, there is only one guy. Monte Kiffin. Professor Backwards. Oh, the Bucs had good souls at the position, Tom Bass and Doug Graber and Floyd Peters, but there has been only one defensive coordinator who was beloved by the fans: Kiffin.

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Cecil DeBald January 21, 2016 at 8:42 am

I like the fact that Coach Smith believes in defensive schemes that make best use of the players you have.

Cecil

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