Sport Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt named head coach at Tennessee

22:46  07 december  2017
22:46  07 december  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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Then-defensive backs coach and newly-hired defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt , who was in Tallahassee with Coker, was his recruiter. So now he’s back at Alabama . It’s really kind of funny.” Dave Doeren Reportedly Meeting with Tennessee over Head Coaching Job.

Tennessee 's football coaching search could be over if former Alabama player and current DC Jeremy Pruitt accepts reported job offer. Report: Tennessee expected to name Jeremy Pruitt as next head coach .

Tennessee has hired Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt as its head coach, the school announced Thursday.

Pruitt has served as defensive coordinator at Alabama since 2016. He also served as defensive coordinator at Georgia from 2014-15.

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Tennessee 's circuitous head - coaching search, which has taken on just about every twist imaginable, is nearing an end, as the Volunteers are finalizing a deal with Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt , sources told ESPN.

After big names like Jon Gruden and Mike Leach were discussed as Tennessee 's head coach , the Vols appear to be going to a less-known name .

Since taking over as the leading man for the Crimson Tide defense, Alabama has ranked first (2017) and second (2016) in total defense.

Tennessee had thrown around multiple names for their head coaching job, including ESPN color analyst Jon Gruden and Washington State head coach Mike Leach. But after athletics director John Currie reportedly had a deal in place with Leach, the school fired Currie and handed the coaching search over to new interim AD and former Vols head coach Phillip Fulmer.

Fulmer then moved on to hiring Pruitt. The Alabama DC still has some things to iron out in his contract. He will also continue to coach the Crimson Tide defense in the College Football Playoff.

Jeremy Pruitt reportedly gets six-year deal from Tennessee

  Jeremy Pruitt reportedly gets six-year deal from Tennessee Tennessee appears to finally have a new head coach, and it’s one Vols fans won’t protest. Multiple reports on Wednesday night said that Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt has accepted the Tennessee head coaching job. Football Scoop reported that Pruitt is getting a six-year deal.

Hearing that # Alabama DC Jeremy Pruitt has emerged as a strong candidate for the # Tennessee head coaching vacancy. And yet, Auburn's defense ranks third in the SEC in points allowed per game while Steele was named a Broyles Award finalist for top assistant.

Scroll Down For: Alabama DC , Penn State OC among candidates for Miss. St. job. Source says that #Bama DC Jeremy Pruitt , ##Toledo HC Jason Candle, #Michigan Did you ever imagine a day when the head football coach at Duke would turn down the opportunity for the same job at Tennessee ?

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