Knile Davis, Matt Barkley and 10 Players Who Should Have Veto Power over Coaches

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Knile Davis, Matt Barkley and 10 Players Who Should Have Veto Power over Coaches
Nelson Chenault-US PRESSWIRE

From the days of Pop Warner, you go your entire football career thinking the head coach is the boss. Whatever that man says goes, and there is no debating the fact from any of the players.

Well, down in Arkansas, it appears that running back Knile Davis, who suffered a season-ending injury last year, has a little more power over his head coach than John L. Smith would like. The plan was for Davis to sit out all full-contact drills, but according to Matt Jones of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Davis had vetoed those plans and will get a few reps in during the last week of full camp.

Now, no player should ever be bigger than the team, of course, but are there players who deserve a little more leeway when it comes to coaches? Should players be allowed to challenge coaches at times when they have have a valid point?

If there is such a rule, here are 10 players who should be granted these special privileges.

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