It was a great season for the Generals in 2017 with a handful of young men signing college scholarships, including Malik Langham, who’s now at Florida. They had eight wins last season, five of those in region play, good enough for a playoff berth.
A 4-8 record is what it took for Butch Jones to be fired in 2017. There wasn't any success from Derek Dooley prior to that. The last coach to win anything at Tennessee of significance is now Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer.