BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WVLT) -- Former Tennessee offensive coordinator, Tyson Helton was formally introduced as WKU's head football coach on Tuesday.
In his introductory press conference, Helton said, "If I'm going to be criticized, I want to be criticized for taking chances and trying ot make plays. I don't want to be criticized for being conservative."
At times during the 2018 season, Helton's play-calling drew criticism for being exactly that - conservative.
Tennessee ranked 86th in the country in 2018, in terms of yards/play, at 5.2 yards per snap.
In terms of yards/completion, the Vols finished a respectable 40th in the country. Early in the season, however, Tennessee was ranked as low as 109 in that category - near the lowest in the nation.
Tennessee is still in search of its next offensive coordinator.