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Tennessee Fans Protest Worked, Say no to Greg Schiano

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Tennessee Fans and Supporters Say “Hell No… to Greg Schiano”

Greg Schiano head coach reports causes protest at the rock located on the campus of the University of Tennessee.

The popular 100-ton-stone is located on the corner of Volunteer Boulevard and Pat Head Summitt Street, not far from Neyland Stadium.

It’s known locally as “The Rock.” Just about every day, some group on campus paints a message on it.

LSU Coach Les Miles Punted Out of Tiger Stadium

LSU fires head coach Les Miles

LSU coach Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron have reportedly been fired.

According to sources… defensive line coach Ed Orgeron has been offered the interim coaching position.

Miles’ Tigers are 2-2 this season after entering the season with a No. 5 ranking. Miles, who had been at LSU since 2005, was nearly fired after last season when No. 2 LSU suffered three consecutive losses near the end of the season. LSU’s regular season finale, a win over Texas A&M, is considered to have saved his job.

Former Tar Hill Coach Bill Guthridge Dies at 77

Bill Guthridge former UNC Tar Heels CoachThe Tar Hill Nation is mourning the loss of former UNC head basketball coach Bill Guthridge who died at his home on May 12, 2015 after an extended illness, alongside his family.

Guthridge gained national recognition serving as Dean Smith’s assistant for 30 years.

Guthridge became head coach when Smith suddenly retired as head basketball coach before the 1997-98 season.

In his three seasons as head coach he led the Tar Heels to the NCAA Final Four twice.  He retired in 2000 from his UNC coaching position in

He was 77.

Tennessee Hires Butch Jones as New Head Football Coach

Lyle Allen “Butch” Jones, Jr. the  head football coach of the University of Cincinnati Bearcats football team and former head coach at Central Michigan University from 2007 to 2009…has accepted the position of head coach for the University of Tennessee.

Jones  was introduced on Friday as its successor to Derek Dooley, who was fired Nov. 18 after going 15-21 in three seasons. 

Jones called Tennessee his dream job and said he was taking over “the best college football program in America.”

In a press conference held today…Jones said he will be working to restore the Tennessee football program to its championship glory during a news conference Friday introducing him as the Volunteers‘ new coach.

“We’ll be working to be champions each and every day,” Jones said. “We will be a champion in everything we do. That’s not only on the field but off the field.”

Jones agreed to a six-year contract worth $18.2 million.

Butch Jones Arrives in Knoxville

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Derek Dooley Fired

November 18th, 2012
Sunday, November 18th…Following the University of Tennessee’s 41-18 loss to Vanderbilt the announcement, as expected was made… Derek Dooley has been fired as the head football coach and will not be on the sidelines when the Volunteers take on the Kentucky Wildcats next Saturday November 24th.
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