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Jones hiring leaves Tennessee fanbase in a frenzy

The search for the next head coach of the University of Tennessee football team is over.
Shortly after lunch Friday, Butch Jones became the new leader of the Volunteers, taking over for Derek Dooley after athletic director Dave Hart searched for 19 days.
Jones, who has coached at Central Michigan and Cincinnati, called the UT position his “dream job,” at his opening press conference.
While Jones may be living the dream, the hire was viewed as a nightmare for many Vol faithful.
Tennessee swung and missed at the biggest fish, Super Bowl winner and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden, and ...


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