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Whirlwind begins for ETSU's Torbush

KELLY HODGE, NET News Service • Jun 27, 2013 at 3:17 AM

JOHNSON CITY — Carl Torbush likes the analogy of trying to drink from a firehose. That’s the feeling East Tennessee State’s one-man football program has at the moment.

Torbush was named the new head coach last week and has been scrambling ever since to get the word out that he and the Bucs are indeed back in business.

“It’s been a whirlwind, from the time I was announced at the press conference,” he said Wednesday. The 61-year-old Torbush has been a football coach for more than half his life now, at a lot of different places, but he has never confronted a challenge quite like this one. ETSU has no equipment, no players, no stadium — only grand ambitions. Torbush’s first team will be on the field in 2015.

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