Former NFL Defensive Player of the Year calls out his alma mater’s defense HaynesworthIII/Twitter

Former NFL Defensive Player of the Year and Tennessee legend Albert Haynesworth isn’t happy about his alma matter’s defensive alignment.

Haynesworth tweeted a photo from Saturday’s 42-7 victory over Indiana State, which shows the Vols lining up a full yard away from the line of scrimmage on 2nd and 1 and tweeted a sarcastic reference to head coach Butch Jones’ “champions of life” reference.

But this isn’t the first time Haynesworth has criticized the Vols’ defensive alignment this season. Last week, the former All-SEC defensive tackle tweeted two photos comparing Tennessee and Georgia Tech’s defensive lines lined up opposite the line of scrimmage.

Clearly Haynesworth is seeing something that Tennessee’s coaches aren’t.

Jason has contributed to numerous websites in the past covering a wide range of sports including SEC football for the past four seasons. He began his journalism career as a student journalist at the University of Tennessee where he covered the Vols for the student radio station and newspaper. Here’s ...Read more
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