CINCINNATI (AP) -- New coach Tommy Tuberville watched his Bearcats finish their final spring workout on Wednesday morning, walked over to the sideline and gave his assessment of practice.
"Well, they're all boring, they're all about the same," he said. "Kind of like watching paint dry."
His predecessor would never have said such a thing, a sign of how things have changed for Cincinnati.
Tuberville takes over for Butch Jones, who left for Tennessee after last season. He's got a more laid-back style than Jones, who would walk around the practice field with a microphone and had his comments about everything amplified over a loudspeaker system.
No microphone for Tuberville. Not nearly as much talk, either.
"It's not constant all the time," quarterback Brendon Kay said after practice. "He's going to oversee and when he wants something changed, he's going to step in and make sure it is. He oversees and sits back. I'm a fan of it."
Tuberville left Texas Tech to join a football program that...