I returned from vacation to disturbing news last week. University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro had hired former football coach Phillip Fulmer as a special adviser for $100,000 a year. 678 more words
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If you’re speaking at a fundraiser in Knoxville and looking for laughs, then it’s probably a safe call to make a joke at the expense of Lane Kiffin. 207 more words
The Tennessee Volunteers received a great deal of heat for not filling their athletic director position for some time. When the Vols finally did fill the job, many were irate that the administration went with Kansas State AD John Currie instead of former football coach (and national championship winner) Phillip Fulmer for the job. 193 more words
Former Tennessee star Albert Haynesworth left no room for interpretation with his opinion on his alma mater’s new athletic director.
He’s not a fan of John Currie. 77 more words
Last week Chattanooga athletic director David Blackburn was one of the leading candidates for the Tennessee athletic director’s job.
And Tuesday it was over when UT announced that Kansas State AD John Currie was hired. 273 more words
He’s a sitting athletic director at a Power Five conference school. He is, in a way, sort of, a Tennessee guy.
Ladies and gentlemen, your new University of Tennessee athletic director is … John Currie. 665 more words