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The Jon Gruden saga may finally be over. Sadly for Tennessee fans, it does not end with Chucky arriving in Knoxville riding in a chariot of fire, ready to lead the Vols to the Promised Land of the Georgia Dome. Reports now claim the rumored contract offer from Tennessee never existed, and Gruden turned down the school's advances to become its next head football coach.
"Overnight, it was reported by the Chattanooga Times Press that Gruden had a lucrative offer, but the holdup between the two parties was the salaries of the assistant coaches.
However, according to Jimmy Hyams of WNML radio in Knoxville, Gruden
is out as a candidate, and there was no offer ever made, and no
face-to-face interview was conducted. He told Tennessee, ‘thanks, but
no thanks’. He basically used the propaganda at Tennessee as leverage
for NFL jobs."
Tennessee fans will be spending the rest of the weekend sweeping their shattered dreams of Gruden coaching the Vols. After all...
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Jon Gruden is a very good football coach. But as good as he is, even Chucky can’t coach two teams at once. Yet how is it that he accept one job and still get paid by another team at the same time? Ask the University of Tennessee Volunteers and Cleveland Browns.
This one is still just a rumor, but take a look at how this could work.
Reportedly, Gruden has received an offer from...
The Jon Gruden to Tennessee saga might be over just yet. The Chattanooga Times-Free Press claimed on Thursday night the the school has given Gruden an offer to become the new head football coach of the Volunteers.
"Sources confirmed that while details are still being negotiated, the
university's offer is very lucrative and there is no firm deadline on a
According to News Channel 3 in Memphis, the University of Tennessee has made an offer to former NFL head coach Jon Gruden.
Part of the offer is Gruden getting a piece of the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, who were recently bought by Jimmy Haslam III, one of UT’s biggest boosters.
Haslam’s father is Jim Haslam, multi-millionaire and founder of Pilot. Jim played on Tennessee’s national...
The Tennessee Beat Twitter account is reporting that Jon Gruden has informed Monday Night Football that all of these Tennessee Volunteer head coaching rumors are absolutely false. This is what happens when a rumor gets started on a message board.
Gruden agent on MNF: “Jon has made it clear he’s committed to ESPN.”bit.ly/SkKSJo
— Evan Woodbery (@TennesseeBeat) November 30...
Sources tell us that Jon Gruden is unlikely to go to Tennessee. We've listed some NFL possibilities.
According to Jimmy Hyams of The Sports Animal in Knoxville Tennessee, former NFL head coach Jon Gruden has turned down the University of Tennessee head coaching job.
Jon Gruden is out as UT candidate. Informed UT recently after phone talks last week. UT never offered contract, source said.
— Jimmy Hyams (@JimmyHyams) November 30, 2012
This isn’t a surprise at all, I can’t...
Jon Gruden says he hasn't received an offer to coach the Tennessee Volunteers as part of a deal that includes becoming part owner of the Cleveland Browns.
Memphis TV station WREG reported Gruden was weighing a Tennessee offer that would give him a piece of the Browns, who are owned by Jimmy Haslam - brother of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Their father, Jim, played on Tennessee...
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Jon Gruden says he hasn't received an offer to coach the Tennessee Volunteers as part of a deal that includes becoming part owner of the Cleveland Browns.
Memphis TV station WREG reported Gruden was weighing a Tennessee offer that would give him a piece of the Browns, who are owned by Jimmy Haslam -- brother of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. Their father...
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The Back-Up Plan.
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As the college football season winds down, nearly 20 FBS teams are either currently shopping for or have filled their head coaching positions for next season. Unfortunately for the University of Tennessee, they are among the list. After over 35 years with only two head coaches, Tennessee is looking for it's fourth in the last four years. During this time, a proud program has...
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Businessmen, they drink my wine.
Forbes looks at the economic impact Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel could have on the school. You know, all that money the school can make off him while he can't actually profit from his fame?
Johnny Manziel will win the Heisman Trophy.
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