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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 and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron have reportedly been fired.
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 http://sdsignshop.com/product/directional-sign-have-san-diego-sign-shop-design-my-sign/feed/ 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.
The 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.
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
Calhoun says he’ll stay with Falcons, quashing Vols talk
Associated Press — Amid speculation he could be headed to Tennessee, Air Force coach Troy Calhoun says he’s looking forward to coaching the Falcons again in 2010.
”We are diligently recruiting and working with our team to prepare for the upcoming season,” Calhoun said in the statement. ”We look forward to coaching and being a part of the Air Force Academy team both on and off the field in 2010.’‘
Lane Kiffin statement!
“The staff we put together will be the best staff in America,” Kiffin said. “We have a couple of them here today, Ed Orgeron and Monte Kiffin.” January 14, 2009 USC Press Conference
Cutcliffe May Be Target for Tennessee
Duke coach and former Tennessee assistant David Cutcliffe may be a target in the Volunteers’ search for a new head coach.
Tennessee athletic director Mike Hamilton has not commented publicly on who his candidates are to replace Lane Kiffin, who abruptly resigned Tuesday night to coach Southern California.
But Duke spokesman Art Chase called reports of a deal between Cutcliffe and Tennessee inaccurate. Read full story here
Cutcliffe coached at Mississippi for six seasons and has developed quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Eli Manning during his career.
Calhoun, 25-14 with three bowl appearances in three years at the Academy, issued a three-sentence statement through the school Thursday that indicated he had no plans of leaving for Tennessee, which abruptly lost head coach Lane Kiffin to USC this week.
Pete Carroll resigned Sunday at USC to become the Seahawks’ head coach, according to the Los Angeles Times.
He replaces Jim Mora, who had a comparable record of 31-33 in four seasons as an NFL head coach, and became the first coach in Seahawks history to receive less than three seasons at the helm. Read full story here
The imminent announcement of Carroll’s hiring in Seattle will conclude a whirlwind week in which Seattle fired Jim Mora after one season and hired Carroll, an overwhelmingly successful college coach who now returns to the league where he was fired twice as head coach in the 1990s.
In nine seasons at USC, Carroll went 97-19, won seven bowl games and two national championships, and had 14 players chosen in the first round of the NFL draft.
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