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2017 Coaching Search
As new Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt stood in front of an orange-clad contingent to be introduced Thursday, he told an anecdote about starting his career as an elementary school P.E. teacher in Fort Payne, Alabama. Pruitt joked that, from a stretch between 2001-04, he taught every kid in that […]
Here’s the live video stream of Jeremy Pruitt’s introductory press conference.
I’ve already been wrong about Jeremy Pruitt once. Fourteen months ago, #9 Tennessee and #1 Alabama played the highest-ranked Third Saturday in October ever. The Vols had just dropped 684 yards on Texas A&M, and touched up Georgia’s defenses for 920 yards and 70 points in their last two meetings […]
After a coaching search that felt like it spanned generations, took years off lives, ended jobs, tarnished reputations, caused power struggles between a major university’s boosters and administrators — as well as power struggles between most orange-clad men and the wives angry that they’d become married to their F5 buttons […]
Of the Tennessee coaching candidates who still appear to be in the running, who do you like when look only at their numbers and not their names?
When Tennessee’s search came up empty in Raleigh on Thursday morning, it seemed like two options were available. The Vols could press pause, take a breath after the events of an unprecedented week, and reset the board. Or the Vols could press on, try to make a hire as quickly […]
More than nine years ago, an emotional Phillip Fulmer rode out of the Tennessee spotlight on the shoulders of his players after a career where he went 152-52. Though it had been a tumultuous final season, he exited with a win. On Friday, Fulmer came back in on his […]
Live thread for the press conference announcing Phillip Fulmer as athletic director.
According to Jimmy Hyams, Phillip Fulmer will be named athletic director this afternoon.