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Report: Chip Kelly turned down the Tennessee job

Former Oregon coach Chip Kelly has reportedly turned down advances by Tennessee to become the Vols’ next head coach. Instead, he will only consider …

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Chip Kelly Rumors: Florida to Widen Search; Remain 'Engaged' with Kelly

While Florida reportedly remains interested in hiring Chip Kelly to be its next head football coach, the school is widening its search, according to Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports.<p>Kelly reportedly met with university president Kent Fuchs, athletic director Scott Stricklin and other Florida officials …

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Poll: How do you feel about Dan Mullen at Tennessee?

I could be wrong here, but it feels like Tennessee and Dan Mullen are on a collision course. Mississippi State will play their final regular season …

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ESPN reporter: ‘Lane Kiffin is definitely on board if Tennessee gives him a call’

Lane Kiffin has only been out of the SEC for one season, but he could be back sooner rather than later.ESPN’s Chris Low went on Jayson Swain’s radio …

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10 Most Lopsided College Football Rivalries Of The 21st Century

It’s that time year again. Families get together, eat great meals, and enjoy some of college football’s top rivalry games.<p>This weekend, we get to …

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Verbal Abuse From Butch Jones Led Former Star Vols TE to Transfer

​After years of various issues with the program, Tennessee moved on from Butch Jones. However, even though he's gone, his lasting mark on Tennessee …

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Tennessee Vols: Updated Coaching Search Hot Board

KNOXVILLE, TN – NOVEMBER 04: John Kelly<p>Who will be the next head coach of the Tennessee Vols?<p>It’s been nearly two weeks since the Tennessee Vols …

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Gators pledge Randy Russell explains how Florida’s class has stayed intact

<i>Join us here on SEC Country for a daily recap of the latest Florida recruiting news, tales from the trail and perspective on what it all means for</i> …

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Tennessee coaching search: Phillip Fulmer’s thoughts, latest on top candidates

KNOXVILLE, Tenn — Phillip Fulmer understands what it takes to win at Tennessee in the modern era as much as anyone, and he shared his thoughts on the …

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The Jets' starting QB in 2018 will be...

By Ralph Vacchiano | 4:00PM<p><b>Ralph Vacchiano</b> | Facebook | Twitter | Archive<p>EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - There was a time this summer when it seemed that the …

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Kevin Sumlin Believes He’ll Be Texas A&M’s Coach Next Year

The Aggies’ head coach addressed some of the rumors.<p>Two SEC football coaches have been fired this year in Florida’s Jim McElwain and Tennessee’s …

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Sizing up the latest with Gators head coaching search

Entering the final week of the season and their rivalry game with FSU, <b>the Florida Gators</b> have had a jump for almost a month on trying to find a new …

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Vols' heralded senior class having disappointing finish

Tennessee's current senior class was billed as the group that would end the program's run of mediocrity and lead the Volunteers back to Southeastern …

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How Hot Are The Hot Seats For These Coaches?

The <b>college football</b> coaching carousel is always goofy this time of year, but it seems especially wacky in 2017. Understand that in previous years it …

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Father of former Vols TE Daniel Helm on Butch Jones: 'We got Daniel out of there before he knocked Jones out'

Into the second week after Tennessee fired Butch Jones, another story questioning the coaching style and character of Butch Jones has surfaced.<p>Steve …

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Tennessee, Vanderbilt staggering into their annual matchup

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This isn't the way Tennessee and Vanderbilt planned to finish the regular season.<p>Both teams are winless in Southeastern Conference play heading into their rivalry game Saturday at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee (4-7, 0-7 SEC) has lost six of its last seven games and fired coach …

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Jim Mora Is The Sixth Head Coach To Either Resign Or Get Fired This Season

There have been six coaches who have either resigned or been fired so far this year.<p>This past Sunday, a day after his team’s loss to rival USC, UCLA …

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I'm Not Sure About His Future, But Respect to Barry Odom for Saving Mizzou's Season

Let’s start with this: If you blasted Mizzou football coach Barry Odom earlier in the season, there is absolutely no reason to feel guilty or ashamed …

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JUCO DE Dorian Gerald updates status with Tennessee

<b>Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the</b> …

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Report: Former Tennessee OC David Cutcliffe is a viable candidate for the Vols' head coaching vacancy

Jon Gruden was the early name everyone in Knoxville kept talking about.<p>Now its a name from the program’s past that might make some ears perk up. …

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Report: Washington State coach Mike Leach still an option to come to Tennessee

Taking a break from the “Grumors,” there’s speculation out there surrounding Washington State coach Mike Leach and the possibility of him becoming …

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10 biggest Vols problems we should have seen coming in August

Tennessee heads into the final week of the regular season officially eliminated from bowl game contention and in its second week after the school …

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Multimillion-Dollar Buyouts To College Coaches Not As Crazy As They May Seem

When Florida fired Jim McElwain as its football coach, his contract included a stipulation for a $13 million buyout. Because of the peculiar circumstances, the school will likely get by with a much lower figure, around $4 million. Butch Jones is out at Tennessee with a reported buyout of more than …

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Big Red Business: The cost of coaching changes

If Nebraska makes a widely expected football coaching change after Friday’s regular-season finale against Iowa, here’s what it could cost: About …

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Tennessee Vols Coaching Search: Dan Mullen Compared To Rest Of SEC West

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 14: Head coach Dan Mullen of the Mississippi State Bulldogs reacts during the second half of a game against the Brigham …

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Arkansas Football: Missing a bowl in unacceptable for Razorbacks

(Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)<p>Arkansas football earned a post-season eliminating loss at the hands of Mississippi State in Week 12. Has Bret …

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Great moments in Grumor-mongering

I want to believe Peyton Manning planned the whole thing.On Saturday night, when the COO at Calhoun’s admitted that some of the workers at its …

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Ranking Tennessee’s top 20 prospects in 2018

The in-state talent from the state of Tennessee is slowly growing each year, which helps out the Vols more and more.<p>Former Tennessee coach Butch …

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Tennessee not out of running for former commit 4-star WR Alontae Taylor

<b>Tennessee is looking to recapture its glory from the 1990s. Join us daily at SEC Country for the latest Tennessee recruiting news and notes on the</b> …

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Week 12 SEC recap: Forget Rivalry Week, December is going be to a coaching carousel spectacle

<i>Welcome to The Crock Pot, your one-stop shop for all the SEC football news, notes, quotes and mishaps you might have missed during the weekend.</i> …

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