Tennessee hiring Greg Schiano as its next head coach is still an unofficial report at this time, but there has already been extreme reaction.
Former Vols commit 4-star cornerback Jaycee Horn has decommitted:
— JUNGLE BOY (@jayceehorn_10) November 26, 2017
At least two Tennessee state reps have also weighed in on the matter, including Jeremy Faison:
@UTKnoxville if you hire him, the backlash will be insurmountable and devastating to the University and the state.
— Jeremy Faison (@JeremyFaison4TN) November 26, 2017
Jason Zachary has gone one step further and actually tried to get John Currie’s attention, presumably via something other than social media:
— Rep. Jason Zachary (@JasonZacharyTN) November 26, 2017
As I said, this is all reaction to an as-yet unofficial report. If the administration was floating this as a trial balloon, I think they have their answer.