Former Tennessee Vols head coach Butch Jones isn’t finding much success in his new gig as the head coach at Arkansas State.
Jones is 1-5 through six games. The Red Wolves’ lone win this season came in the season-opener against FCS Central Arkansas.
This past week, Arkansas State was boat raced by Coastal Carolina. The Chanticleers left Jonesboro, AR with a 52-20 win.
At one point in the game, Jones tried to get creative on a two-point conversion attempt.
And it resulted in one of the worst plays you’ll ever see.
Jones put all of his offensive linemen to the left of his center, leaving two clear lanes to the quarterback. As soon as the ball was snapped it was mass chaos and the quarterback was quickly pressured. The play nearly resulted in an interception.
Check it out.
Butch Jones doing Butch Jones things pic.twitter.com/cc8V7drKDX
— zach ragan (@zachTNT) October 13, 2021
I don’t claim to be an X’s and O’s savant, but even I can tell that this particular play was doomed from the start.
It kind of reminds me of this famously bad trick play from the Indianapolis Colts in 2015.
Four years ago today the Colts gave us the worst trick play ever pic.twitter.com/rTT3pn62nX
— NFL Humor (@NFLHumor) October 19, 2019
Maybe Jones should’ve listened to some of his own advice from 2017.
“We talk about gap integrity — all it takes is one individual to be out of their gap and you’re going to give up a big football play.”
Looks like Jones didn’t learn much about gap integrity during his three years as Nick Saban’s special assistant at Alabama.
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