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Paul Finebaum’s Twitter feed is reporting that Volquest has reported that Derek Dooley has been fired as the Tennessee Volunteer’s Head Coach of the football team. Dooley and the Vols are coming off a loss to the Missouri Tigers and have not won an SEC Conference game all season. Volunteer fans have been growing restless. Volquest reporting Dooley out at UT. — Paul Finebaum...

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The situation doesn't look good for University of Tennessee football coach Derek Dooley. While there is no "official" word on Dooley's future, there is an awful lot of chatter about his fate. At this time there isn't much substance to any details surrounding Dooley's job. However, multiple sources are pretty confident that this will be Dooley's last...

Tennessee fires Dooley as coach

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Filling The Orange Pants - Potential Derek Dooley Replacements

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