Sunseri's unlikely film partner

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During his playing days, Sal Sunseri would come home from practice and watch film a few rolls of film on the weeks opponent...with his wife.

"At that time she was a gymnast, and she understood that if she was going to spend time with me, it was going to be watching tape." Sunseri added that she came to genuinely enjoy it, and when the Olympics come on "she's a wacko". 

"The bottom line is she'd sit there and she'd watch tape with me, and I would tell her what was going on. So she, right now, knows more football than a lot of other people out there." Sunersi explains that he believes his kids success in football (Tino plays at Pittsburgh and Vinnie plays at Alabama) is due in large part because of the lessons that she eventually handed down to them from the film sessions with him.

Sunseri said that Vinnie got a list of things that he did wrong at Alabama's spring game from his mother, and Sal said he was right on the money with her assessment.

As for the Vols, Sunseri has been impressed with the initiative that the Tennessee players have shown getting in the film room to learn the new defensive system and believes that they're right on track with where they need to be.