From what I have seen and heard, I like new Bulldogs’ football coach Tim DeRuyter. The brand of football he is implementing should be exciting. A fast-tempo spread offense that is now in vogue and one that piled up tons of real estate for Texas A&M during DeRuyter’s tenure there as the defensive coordinator.
The question though is if he has the right type of players at this point to make it work here. Former coach Pat Hill still has a lot of players on the roster that he recruited to fit into his pro-style, pound-and-ground offense.
The thing that has me scratching my head — and really anywhere that itches — is that he let dynamic junior receiver Jalen Saunders go.
In the spread, if you don’t have big-time playmakers who can stretch the field, then it’s like having a Ferrari offense with 1971 Ford Pinto players...