Jeremy Pruitt Reportedly Finalizing Contract to Become Tennessee Head Coach

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Bleacher Report—Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban apparently will lose another defensive coordinator to an SEC rival after the Tennessee Volunteers reportedly hired Jeremy Pruitt on Wednesday. Jimmy Hyams of Sports Radio WNML reported Pruitt "accepted the job," while Chris Low of ESPN.com reported Tennessee was "in the process of trying to finalize a deal." Low noted Tennessee also interviewed Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele and Georgia defensive coordinator Mel Tucker. According to college...

Meet Jeremy Pruitt, a man who’d never heard of asparagus and is now Tennessee’s reported new head coach. The Vols seem to finally have their man, and he’s been an architect of some of the best defenses in recent college football history. Do not adjust your sets. This is not a drill. The Tennessee Volunteers appear to be officially and finally hiring a new head coach — Jeremy Pruitt. Tennessee still hammering out final details with Jeremy Pruitt, but both sides expect him to be officially announced as the Vols' head coach on Thursday. I'm also told the plan is for him to pull double duty and...