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Just Les Miles speaking in tounges
Things went HAM Saturday night in college football [SBNation]
The SEC Championship game is the title game play-in at this point [AJC]
Vandy drops anchor (see what I did there) on Tennessee [Anchor of Gold]
That’ll be all for Derek Dooley [UTSports]
A proper ode to the end of Dooley [EDSBS]
LSU survives another visit from Ole Miss [ATVS]
The 4th quarter continues to be the bane of the Rebels’ existence [RCR]
Look at Dan Mullen being all magnanimous on Egg Bowl week [ClarionLedger]
Johnny Football continues to run roughshod over College Station [Busted Coverage]
Dreams of a trip to Shreveport end for Arkansas in the second half against State [ArkExPats]
Arkansas fans have taken to serenading John Gruden [HogDB]
Mizzou will try to get bowl eligible without James Franklin [KansasCity]
It’s been a rough year or so for the Toomer’s Oaks [Auburn Plainsman]
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee has fired football coach Derek Dooley after he posted losing seasons in each of his three years.
The 44-year-old Dooley posted a 15-21 record that sorely lacked quality wins over conference foes. Dooley was 4-19 in Southeastern Conference games and 0-15 against Top 25 teams. Tennessee is 1-14 in the SEC over the last two years.
Tennessee (4-7, 0-7...
Toby Johnson is one of the top defensive JUCO prospects in the country, and even though the highly-sought after defensive tackle had his season shortened by a torn ACL, he continues to be coveted by more than a few Division I programs—one of which is the University of Georgia. While the Bulldogs have made it known to Johnson that their interest in him is high—injury or no injury—Johnson...
The Derek Dooley era at Tennessee is over. The school fired Dooley from his job as Volunteers head football coach on Sunday, one day after losing to Vanderbilt. The school plans a press conference at 2:00 pm ET about the move.
Dooley was 4-7 in 2012, with 0 wins in the SEC. He was 15-21 overall in his three years as Vols' HC, and 4-19 in conference play. He won't be coaching ...
Covering Dixie Like Mildew
Eight is Enough.
The SEC names Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel freshman of the week for the eighth time this season. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle)
Taking a stance?
Manziel leads Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o in USA Today's latest survey of 37 Heisman Trophy voters.
Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
Tennessee has fired football coach Derek Dooley after he posted
losing seasons in each of his three years.
In a move that surprised few around college football, Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart announced Sunday that Derek Dooley has been fired as the Vols head football coach. Dooley will not coach Tennessee’s final game of the season Saturday against Kentucky.
Hart and the Tennessee athletic department sent out a release Sunday morning which said the following:
The four-year rule was never official. It was never written or codified in any meaningful way. It was just one of those understandings. A new college football coach needed some time to recruit and develop his players and reshape the culture of a program in his own image.
The rule of thumb was always four years. By then seniors would have played every college down under one coachs...
There could be a bidding war for the services of “that guy,” Jon Gruden.
The Monday Night Football color man is the top pick for the head coaching vacancy at Tennessee according to Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports. Tennessee fired their head coach, Derek Dooley, on Sunday. Arkansas is also interested in the former Raiders and Buccaneers coach. Current Razorbacks’ head coach, John...
If you had Duke head football David Cutcliffe in your pool for who Tennessee will pick to replace Derek Dooley you can forget about it. Cutcliffe has announced he's staying at Duke for at least another year.
"After leading Duke to its first bowl berth since 1994, coach David Cutcliffe isn’t going anywhere.
"I can tell you right now that I'm going to be coaching...
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy Cheek announced that the school would reinvest $18 million in the athletic department over the next three years, giving the department a much-needed boost in funds as the school transitions to a new coaching staff.
Before the reinvestment, the $18 million was earmarked for the academic scholarships, fellowships and programs.
Cheek emphasized that Tennessee...