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Island Packet
Matt Murschel: Alabama, UCF headline list of my college football prediction hits and missesbad at Florida, imagine how it looked at Tennessee. The Volunteers lost seven o
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
bad at Florida, imagine how it looked at Tennessee. The Volunteers lost seven out of their last eight games, fired coach Butch Jones and then botched the coaching search after trying to hire Greg Schiano to the chagrin of fans. –FAU Owls Where... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Alabama, UCF headline list of my college football prediction hits and missesbad at Florida, imagine how it looked at Tennessee. The Volunteers lost seven o
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
bad at Florida, imagine how it looked at Tennessee. The Volunteers lost seven out of their last eight games, fired coach Butch Jones and then botched the coaching search after trying to hire Greg Schiano to the chagrin of fans. Where they... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
New Vols coach Jeremy Pruitt has his staff mostly assembledcoach with additional roles such as recruiting coordinator and associate head c
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
coach with additional roles such as recruiting coordinator and associate head coach. Gillespie is the lone holdover from Butch Jones' staff. Pruitt did not specify what Gillespie's exact title will be moving forward, but it's safe to assume the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Pruitt turns focus to getting to know current UT football playersthe players understand them. The Vols lost eight games for the first time in pr
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 days ago
the players understand them. The Vols lost eight games for the first time in program history in 2017, when fifth-year coach Butch Jones was fired with two games remaining in the regular season. Tennessee struggled through a tumultuous coaching... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Freshman duo connects with OT touchdown to give Alabama national championshiplast played against a Football Bowl Subdivision team in October, completing nin
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
last played against a Football Bowl Subdivision team in October, completing nine passes against the tattered remnants of Butch Jones’ final Tennessee team. Reports swirled before the Sugar Bowl he was “likely” to play. They were never... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Kahlil McKenzie leaving Vols for NFL draftbenchmark, which would be considered heavy for a player at that position in a 4
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
benchmark, which would be considered heavy for a player at that position in a 4-3 scheme that former Tennessee coach Butch Jones used. Jonathan Kongbo, who played defensive end for Jones in 2017 at 264 pounds, is training to play a hybrid... Read more
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The Examiner
Dooley leaves Cowboys to join Mizzou as new OCfinished last in the SEC East in 2011 and 2012, prompting Tennessee to fire Doo
The Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
finished last in the SEC East in 2011 and 2012, prompting Tennessee to fire Dooley (who went 15-21 with the Vols) and hire Butch Jones. In 2013, Dooley joined the NFL ranks as the wide receivers coach of the Cowboys. Dooley oversaw pro-style... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Lane Kiffin remains just a phone call away from new jobthat Arizona might want and never mentioned Kiffin at all. That report, which l
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 14 days ago
that Arizona might want and never mentioned Kiffin at all. That report, which leads with recently fired SEC head coaches Butch Jones and Kevin Sumlin, is the one that carries the most weight because it is based on actual reporting, with contacts... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
NFL power poll, Saban's misguided schedule rant, Rich Rod latest college coach fired, Rushmore of Mel Gibson moviesmillion for Bret Bielema, Todd Graham, Mike Riley, Kevin Sumlin, Jim Mora, Jim
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
million for Bret Bielema, Todd Graham, Mike Riley, Kevin Sumlin, Jim Mora, Jim McElwain, Rodriguez and of course our man Butch Jones not to work. Good gig if you can find one, right?) Speaking of Butch, Bruce Feldman, a college football ace for... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
UT Chancellor: Crane ordered to take down Butch Jones picture at NeylandUniversity of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport has revealed plans to remo
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 days ago
University of Tennessee Chancellor Beverly Davenport has revealed plans to remove one of the last images of Butch Jones inside Neyland Stadium during an exchange on Twitter. The owner of the Corn From a Jar account had tweeted to Davenport about... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Once ignored, offers keep coming for DEEveryone knows him." Gerald committed to Tennessee in July but reopened his re
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
Everyone knows him." Gerald committed to Tennessee in July but reopened his recruitment in November after the firing of Butch Jones as the head coach. He officially visited Texas Tech and Louisville and has one scheduled for Florida on Feb. 2.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bret's big buyoutfootball coach Todd Graham, and the papers said the university owes him more th
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
football coach Todd Graham, and the papers said the university owes him more than $12 million. Tennessee is supposed to pay Butch Jones more than $8 million soon enough. Florida is supposed to pay Jim McElwain $7.5 million. And Bret Bielema's... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee running back John Kelly declaring for NFL DraftTennessee's offense fell into a rut that characterized the program's first-ever
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
Tennessee's offense fell into a rut that characterized the program's first-ever eight-loss season and led to the firing of Butch Jones. Kelly's departure leaves new Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt with a young group of running backs. The most... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
State year in review: Wildcats have change of leadership with John Currie’s departurechallenge. It’s a hard profession to stay at a place for a long, long time.” A
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
challenge. It’s a hard profession to stay at a place for a long, long time.” At Tennessee, Currie fired football coach Butch Jones and his offer to hire Ohio State offensive coordinator Greg Schiano as the Volunteers’ coach caused an uproar... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Georgia's Cast-Aside Star QB: How Jacob Eason Faced Up to Season on Sidelinesnonconference victory at Notre Dame before routing a ranked Mississippi State t
Bleacher Report / Posted 19 days ago
nonconference victory at Notre Dame before routing a ranked Mississippi State team 31-3. Georgia then all but ushered out Butch Jones as Tennessee's head coach, winning 41-0 to hand the Volunteers their worst home loss since 1905. Given the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
State year in review: Wildcats have change of leadership with Currie’s departurechallenge. It’s a hard profession to stay at a place for a long, long time.” A
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 20 days ago
challenge. It’s a hard profession to stay at a place for a long, long time.” At Tennessee, Currie fired football coach Butch Jones and his offer to hire Ohio State offensive coordinator Greg Schiano as the Volunteers’ coach caused an uproar... Read more
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Al.com
Checking in on those 'bold' SEC predictionssix coaching changes were the most since 1946. There were actually three SEC c
Al.com / Posted 22 days ago
six coaching changes were the most since 1946. There were actually three SEC coaches outright fired this year: Tennessee's Butch Jones, Arkansas' Bret Bielema and Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin. Florida's Jim McElwain and Ole Miss' Hugh Freeze... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Weekend winners and losers, Current officiating questions, Rushmore of people with a color in their nameto Elias, that is the most of any quarterback in the last 25 years. (He also ha
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 22 days ago
to Elias, that is the most of any quarterback in the last 25 years. (He also has a playoff game in which he got blanked.) Butch Jones. Yes, we could put him here on a weekly basis, but can we talk for a moment about how many of his former players... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sports moments this year that would be taken back if possiblehappened on the final snap of the game, which guaranteed a 26-20 UT defeat and
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
happened on the final snap of the game, which guaranteed a 26-20 UT defeat and began the rather endless drumbeat to fire Butch Jones. And that beat reached deafening level as soon as Jones admitted less than 48 hours later that the Gators ran... Read more
24d
TribLIVE
Steelers notebook: J.J. Watt reflects on Antonio Brown’s talentthat is expected to keep him out until the postseason. Watt and Brown were rec
TribLIVE / Posted 24 days ago
that is expected to keep him out until the postseason. Watt and Brown were recruited to Central Michigan by former coach Butch Jones. Watt was a little-used tight end that season, catching eight passes for 77 yards. He transferred and walked on... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Column: Recognizing the best — and worst — of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
The Middletown Press / Posted 24 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Recognizing the best — and worst — of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
The Register Citizen / Posted 25 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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Island Packet
A look at the AP's top Tennessee stories of 2017digital newspaper and more. 4. UT FOOTBALL COACH: Turmoil envelopes the Univer
Island Packet / Posted 25 days ago
digital newspaper and more. 4. UT FOOTBALL COACH: Turmoil envelopes the University of Tennessee's athletics program after Butch Jones is fired as football coach. 5. TENNESSEE WILDFIRES: Prosecutors drop arson charges against two juveniles in... Read more
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Boston Herald
Paul Newberry: Recognizing the best — and worst — of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
Boston Herald / Posted 26 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Column: Recognizing the best - and worst - of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 26 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Column: Recognizing the best _ and worst _ of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 26 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Column: Recognizing the best _ and worst _ of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 26 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Column: Recognizing the best _ and worst _ of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 26 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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Island Packet
Column: Recognizing the best _ and worst _ of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
Island Packet / Posted 26 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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New York Daily News
Column: Recognizing the best _ and worst _ of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
New York Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Recognizing the best — and worst — of sports in 2017it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
it took 'em 55 years. Actually, they were right on time. HOW NOT TO CONDUCT A COACHING SEARCH: After firing football coach Butch Jones, the Tennessee Volunteers sought out a replacement with the ol' "Who's On Rocky Top" comedy routine. Abbott and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee early signeesRivals, he is among a handful of in-state players who stayed loyal to the Volun
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
Rivals, he is among a handful of in-state players who stayed loyal to the Volunteers through the coaching transition from Butch Jones to Pruitt. RB Jeremy Banks » 6-2, 215, Cordova, Tenn. (Cordova) » Banks is a four-star Rivals recruit and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Phillip Fulmer says Jeremy Pruitt tripled number of UT recruiting targets in two days11 non-binding verbal commitments, 10 of which were from players that were comm
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
11 non-binding verbal commitments, 10 of which were from players that were committed to the Volunteers under former coach Butch Jones. But as of early Wednesday afternoon, three players had signed with the Vols who were not previously committed... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee signs first player of Jeremy Pruitt eracollege. He is among a handful in-state players who remained committed to Tenne
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
college. He is among a handful in-state players who remained committed to Tennessee during the transition from former coach Butch Jones to new coach Jeremy Pruitt. Tennessee's offensive line dealt with a wave of injuries in 2017, which forced... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Brant Lawless, Greg Emerson head expected Vols signees Wednesdaycommitment and son of former Tennessee standout Kevin Mays had been committed t
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
commitment and son of former Tennessee standout Kevin Mays had been committed to the Volunteers for two years under Butch Jones but opened his recruitment as Jones' tenure faded. Pruitt visited Knoxville Catholic last week with athletic... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
WSU extends Mike Leach's contract through the 2022 football seasonspeculation surrounding the University of Tennessee head coach job, and appeare
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 30 days ago
speculation surrounding the University of Tennessee head coach job, and appeared to have been the chosen successor for Butch Jones after UT had a historically bad season. However, the UT Athletics Director who allegedly offered Leach the job... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Austin Thomas not joining Jeremy Pruitt at Tennessee after alllike meals for the football team. Spognardi, 32, was the director of football
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
like meals for the football team. Spognardi, 32, was the director of football operations under former Tennessee coach Butch Jones until 2016. Spognardi pleaded guilty last week to a charge of official misconduct in Knox County Criminal... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
State investigation details how Tennessee football staffer fabricated expensesmeals for the football team. Chris Spognardi, 32, was the director of football
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
meals for the football team. Chris Spognardi, 32, was the director of football operations under former Tennessee coach Butch Jones until 2016. Spognardi plead guilty last week to a charge of official misconduct in Knox County Criminal... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Vols staffer pleads guilty to official misconduct chargerelated to the handling of team travel expenses. Spognardi worked at Tennessee
WSMV Nashville / Posted 1 months ago
related to the handling of team travel expenses. Spognardi worked at Tennessee the first three seasons of former coach Butch Jones' tenure, and his responsibilities included managing cash expenditures for team trips. The charge against... Read more
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New York Daily News
Vols staffer pleads guilty to official misconduct chargerelated to the handling of team travel expenses. Spognardi worked at Tennessee
New York Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
related to the handling of team travel expenses. Spognardi worked at Tennessee the first three seasons of former coach Butch Jones' tenure, and his responsibilities included managing cash expenditures for team trips. The charge against... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Tennessee seeking a return to its stable recruiting days [photos]window that begins Wednesday, so the Vols' tardy hiring could be problematic.
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 1 months ago
window that begins Wednesday, so the Vols' tardy hiring could be problematic. Tennessee's search to replace former coach Butch Jones, who was fired Nov. 12, began with John Currie as AD and ended with Fulmer in the hiring position. "One thing... Read more

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