Report: Tennessee Has Fired Athletic Director Who Botched Search for Head Football Coach

WBIR-TV in Knoxville is reporting that the University of Tennessee has fired athletic director John Currie for his handling of the search for a new head football coach. According to reports, Currie attended a short meeting Friday morning at the chancellor’s office. The meeting reportedly lasted approximately eight to 10…

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Tennessee Fires Butch Jones

Tennessee fired fifth-year head coach Butch Jones after another blowout loss, according to multiple reports Sunday. Volunteers athletic director John Currie told Jones on Sunday morning that he was being fired, sources told ESPN’s Chris Low. The move was first reported by Sports Illustrated. Tennessee, winless this season in the…

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Kentucky Beats Tennessee 29-26, Vols Fall to 3 and 5

Kentucky escaped an SEC rivalry matchup with Tennessee 29-26 on Saturday in Lexington, Ky., in a chippy contest that almost opened with a melee. Trash talk and shoving invited unsportsmanlike penalties against the entirety of both teams early in the contest. That set the tone in a physical, back-and-forth contest…

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