Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 11/8/11

NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 12: Head coach Bruce Pearl of the Tennessee Volunteers reacts as he coaches against the Mississippi Rebels during the quarterfinals of the SEC Men's Basketball Tournament at the Bridgestone Arena on March 12, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Remember Bruce Pearl? The slimiest man in college basketball with a really hot, really crazy wife who compared him to Jesus? Yes, when Bruce Pearl was being covered by the media for his recruiting violations/getting fired from Tennessee his sexy, nutsy wife Brandy Pearl took to social media to say “another Jewish man is being crucified- my husband.”

Well, we know that one of the most hated men in college hoops (From the Hawkeyes to the Illini to UW-Milwaukee, he’s made enemies and burned bridges all around) a guy that once fondled Erin Andrews on the air would land on his feet.

A source tells The Big Lead

that Pearl, 51, was recently in the mix for jobs at ESPN and CBS Sports, but both channels passed on his services, so Pearl accepted a job to host a radio show on Sirius.According to a source, Pearl will host a show on the basketball channel once a week beginning soon, and then do the show twice a week as the season progresses.

We’ll try to make time to tune in.

And here’s this awesome Bruce Pearl Tennessee Volunteers shirt you can buy- half off!

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