Found November 28, 2012 on Crystal Ball Run:
They call the college football coaching carousel the “crazy season,” and they call it that with good reason: From the time the first coach is fired, straight up until the last one is hired, college football basically turns into one big high school cafeteria. Rumors all of a sudden become fact, innuendo becomes iron clad, and the only person’s word you can trust is… well, no one’s actually. Still, as crazy as it gets, there is still the occasional rumor that is so far-fetched, so stunning, so gosh darn hard to believe, that everyone agrees on one thing: “There’s no way that can be true.”   One of those rumors popped right after midnight on the East Coast Wednesday, involving the ex-NFL head coach of everyone’s dreams, Jon Gruden. It seems like just about every college program with an opening right now has their eye on Gruden, and each seems willing to top the last to get him. Apparently though, the University of Tennessee has gone above and beyond everyone else, and has and ...

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