Sunday, 17 December, 2017

Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt emerges as top candidate for Tennessee HC job

BREAKING: Tennessee hires Jeremy Pruitt as next head coach Reports: Tennessee Finalizes Deal With Jeremy Pruitt
Patty Aguilar | 07 December, 2017, 00:20

Other candidates Fulmer reportedly is looking at are SMU coach Chad Morris, Washington coach Chris Petersen and defensive coordinators Jeremy Pruitt (Alabama) and Brent Venables (Clemson).

It continues to be indicated that Tee Martin could "likely be in position" to join the staff of multiple candidates as the Vols' offensive coordinator. During his lone season with the Seminoles in 2013, Pruitt was a finalist for the Broyles Award, given annually to the nation's top assistant coach.

According to Feldman's sources, new UT athletic director Phillip Fulmer is campaigning for a "disciplinarian" coach "who can bring a more hard-nosed physical style to the program". He went on to coach at Nebraska, the Carolina Panthers, and Baylor before he coached at Florida State and Alabama. As an assistant coach, he's been a part of four national championship teams. He was hired as Georgia's DC last season.

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Fulmer, who replaced John Currie as Tennessee's athletic director last week, is expected to interview other candidates in NY as well, after making initial contact with candidates in Dallas earlier this week. Prior to his time in Tuscaloosa, the defensive coordinator spent time leading defensive units at Georgia and Florida State.

SMU head coach Chad Morris and Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables also are considered potential replacements for Butch Jones, who was sacked after compiling a 34-27 record in six seasons with the Volunteers. No. 3 Georgia will face No. 2 Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl on January 1.

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