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Butch Jones agrees to coach Volunteers, ends Tennessee football's long coaching search

After four high-profile rejections, Tennessee has locked down a new head coach: Cincinnati's Butch Jones.

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Danny Sheridan has ideas for Tennessee football

No, he can't tell you who the bagman is (yet), but he knows some great fits to guide your football program.

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Derek Dooley calls out Clay Travis

Former Tennessee coach and lawyer Derek Dooley has made a lawyer joke at the expense of his biggest lawyer critic. Lawyer jokes!

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Vols coaches get MS Paint neckties

Listen, man. Coaches don't just come equipped with orange neckties. Sometimes when you make a new hire, those things have to applied in post-production, even if MS Paint is all you got.

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Tee Martin denies Vols, reportedly

The former Vols quarterback will reportedly stay at USC.

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Tee Martin back to Tennessee?

Former Tennessee quarterback Tee Martin is reportedly meeting with new Volunteers coach Butch Jones on Monday to discuss a coaching position at the school.

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Peyton recruited Jones ... to Colorado

Perhaps the most beloved player in Tennessee history told Tennessee's new coach to take the Colorado job instead.

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Vols fans hate your new coach too

What if every fan was a Tennessee fan? Let's have an imaginary panel of angry Vols grade all the coaching decisions made so far by other schools around the country.

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Defending Tennessee

Tennessee fans are unhappy about the conclusion to their drawn-out coaching search, but they should be happy about the coach they got.

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Butch Jones' Twitter goes all orange

That would put it somewhere around Lexington, which is indeed incredibly awkward. Let us preserve for all time that unwieldy point at which a coach's social media presence switches schools.

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Butch Jones volunteers for Tennessee

Butch Jones, the outgoing coach at Cincinnati, has agreed in principle to coach at Tennessee, according to several reports.

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Butch Jones the man for Tennessee?

The great Tennessee coaching search of 2012, Round 2, could be coming to a close soon.

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Jones, Smart, Tuberville the new Vols list

After a long search, Tennessee is focusing on Cincinnati's Butch Jones and Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart, but is also communicating with Texas Tech's Tommy Tuberville.

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Vols want Butch Jones?

The Vols are reportedly interested in the 44-year-old Cincinnati coach.

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Perks of being Tennessee's next coach

Hello. Take this job, please. Please?

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Every possible Vols candidate

You still need a football coach, Tennessee. We're here to help.

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Larry Fedora reportedly spurns Tennessee

UNC head coach Larry Fedora appears to have said no thanks to the Tennessee Volunteers.

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Vols players can coach themselves

Way to show some initiative, you Vols.

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Strong picks Louisville

Strong met with his players Wednesday afternoon, but didn't address whether he'd be leaving for Tennessee. According to a new report, he's staying at Louisville.

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Fedora convinces recruit he's staying

Fedora told a recruit today he was staying put in Chapel Hill.

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Cards fighting for Strong

With reports that he is at or near the top of the wish list to replace Derek Dooley at Tennessee, Charlie Strong is reportedly working on a contract extension at Louisville.

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Gundy turning down Vols?

Mike Gundy, who was also considered for the coaching position at Arkansas, has been offered a job at Tennessee. But will Gundy leave his alma mater?

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Larry Fedora interviews with Vols

The current North Carolina Tar Heels head coach interviewed with the University of Tennessee for their vacant head coaching job in New York City on Tuesday, according to sources.

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Strong No. 1 for Tennessee

Louisville coach Charlie Strong has emerged as the top candidate to be the next head coach at Tennessee.

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Vols down to three?

Larry Fedora reportedly joins Charlie Strong and Mike Gundy on the narrowing list of Tennessee candidates.

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More names for Tennessee

At least three more coaches, including OSU's Mike Gundy and Wisconsin's Bret Bielema, have been linked to the Tennessee coaching search.

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Vols reportedly interview Strong

After denying that he interviewed with Auburn, Louisville's head coach reportedly had an interview for Tennessee's vacant position on Friday.

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Third time not charm for Tennessee

Jon Gruden, yet again, is not going to be the next football coach of the Volunteers. We'll see this rumor again in 2014!

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Vols reportedly offer Gruden

One report claims that Gruden is mulling over an offer to takeover the Vols program, but there are still issues to resolve regarding his staff.

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Jon Gruden is not going to Tennessee

The best kind of rumor is the one that never had any evidence to support it anyway.

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Best Gruden rumor ever

Is Jon Gruden headed to Tennessee? Only if the Cleveland Browns say yes! Wait, what?

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Cutcliffe to coach Duke through 2018

David Cutcliffe will be a mainstay at Duke.

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Gruden to Hogs unlikely

Jon Gruden has been offered the head coaching job at the University of Arkansas, reports say, but is expected to decline the position.

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Tennessee, Arkansas interested in Gruden

The analyst has been linked to Arkansas and Tennessee as potential destinations this offseason.

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Dooley's done: Who's next for Vols?

A loss to a formerly lowly in-state rival was the last straw for Derek Dooley at Tennessee, who becomes the second SEC coach to fall this season.

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Derek Dooley not fired yet

Tennessee has nothing new to report on the status of embattled head football coach Derek Dooley.

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Dooley reportedly not long for Tennessee

Multiple outlets are reporting Derek Dooley will soon be let go as Tennessee's head football coach.

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A farewell to Derek Dooley

After a four-overtime loss to Missouri and some more questionable playcalling late, it's time to wish Tennessee's coach the best in his next endeavor.

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Joker's out, who's next?

Joker Phillips became the second FBS head coach to get canned on Sunday. Who else will likely be seeking new opportunities come December?

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Former Vol furious with Derek Dooley

Tennessee's having all it can handle at the hands of Troy, and one former player has had just about enough.

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Hot seat watch 2012

We are about one-quarter of the way through the regular season, so it is probably about time to begin looking at the coaches who might be looking for new jobs in another month or two.

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