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How dare Tennessee hire Phillip Fulmer for only $100,000 a year

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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Tennessee coaching legend takes shot at Lane Kiffin

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


Former Tennessee great crushes Vols administration for passing on legend Phillip Fulmer for AD job

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

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Tennessee reportedly disrespected a football legend in the worst way

Tennessee hired John Currie as their new athletic director on Tuesday, but it looks like a lot of controversy is now surrounding that decision. … 186 more words

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GoVols247: Haynesworth blasts Vols for not hiring Phillip Fulmer

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

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David Blackburn: 'We must be impassioned even when it's painful'

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

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Mike Strange: In the long run, John Currie could be a good hire for Tennessee

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

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