Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt fired with cause, Phillip Fulmer to retire as athletic director

Tennessee head coach Jeremy Pruitt fired with cause, Phillip Fulmer to retire as athletic director
Tennessee Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - A head football coaching search may soon be underway in Knoxville.

ESPN is reporting University of Tennessee football coach Jeremy Pruitt has been fired. The University has not yet commented on the report.

Pruitt, a north Alabama native from Rainsville, served as the defensive coordinator at Alabama before taking the job in Tennessee. The Volunteers only won three games this season.

ESPN is also reporting former coach and current Athletic Director Phillip Fulmer may also announce his retirement.

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