Sal Sunseri is the Defensive Coordinator for the University of Tennessee Volunteers. Tino Sunseri is Sal’s son and is the quarterback for the Pittsburg Panthers. Vinnie Sunseri is also Sal’s son and is a defensive back for the Alabama Crimson … Continue reading →
Vinnie Sunseri got the good news Monday that he had been selected as one of Alabama’s players of the week in what had been a personally emotional game for him and his family in Knoxville Saturday night. He could joke that he got even better news Sunday.
C.J. Mosley probably doesn't have the most memorable defensive play of the game remembered by those who saw Alabama defeat Missouri, 42-14, in Columbia Saturday. That would probably go to one of the defensive backs, Vinnie Sunseri or HaHa Clinton-Dix, who got interceptions off tips. Or maybe defensive lineman LaMichael Fanning for his slam dunk of a Tigers running back.
When Tennessee hired Sal Sunseri from the Alabama football coaching staff to be defensive coordinator for the Vols, under other circumstances the Big Orange might have gotten a bonus in a potential all-star safety.