Butch Jones may be the head coach at Tennessee, but his thoughts on Twitter and social media should be required reading for players of all teams. Specifically, Johnny Manziel might have had a quieter summer if someone had told him what Jones said today: “One bad tweet can change everyone’s opinion of you.”
The coach continued:
“Basically, the common rule we use is: If you can put it in an email to your mother, your grandmother, your significant other, whoever is important in your life… if you can send that in an email to them then you can push send.”
At MrSEC.com, we believe coaches would be better off just banning their players from Twitter, something that more and more coaches are actually doing. Short of that, Jones’ seems to have a pretty good plan in place.