VAUGHT: Joker on Rock Oliver

Joker Phillips talks to Larry Vaught about what Rock Oliver has added to his staff.

What has Rock Oliver added to your coaching staff?

Phillips: "I I knew what we wree getting with Rock, but I did t know if they (the players) knew. I was kind of afraid they would not embrace him. They thought he was hard, and it was hard. They thought they had been working out, but they had not been working out as hard as they could have. They embraced everything he brought to us and had guys looking forward to the weight room.

"When they are off the clock in his weight room, he's great with them. At first, they were afraid of him. Now they can talk to him and know he is a guy who will talk to them and help them. There's nothing wrong with motivation with fear, but Rock knows how to


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