Vols fire Jeremy Pruitt, hiring UCF’s Josh Heupel

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  1. The Banks

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    Did you ask him why and if so, what did he say?
     
  2. ButchCassidy

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    The Buckeyes, the Bills, then this? Not great, Bob.
     
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  3. TC

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    Buckeyes beaten. Bills bested. Buy bungled. Bro bolted.
     
  4. TTgator91

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  6. Jack Parkman

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    Making tenn fun again!
     
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  7. Mr Bulldops

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    Looks like he is breaking out the Huepel greatest hits already at tennessee. Soon his daughter will make brownies for the team, they will have a slip and slide day, then the team will false start 4 times in a row game 1. Make football fun again!

     
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  9. Mr Bulldops

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    Squeezer all the way. Who doesn’t love an anthropomorphic orange in a space helmet
     
  10. TTgator91

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    Vols was up 57 to 43% when I voted
     
  11. bigpig

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    Looks like Smokey is side-eying him nervously as he howls
     
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    I’m wearing a squeezer shirt right now. We should win this whole thing.
     
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  13. Mr Bulldops

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    Shit, I’d vote our retro mascot over our current mascot honestly. And I like trainface knightro
     
  14. The Banks

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    What was this?
     
  15. Mr Bulldops

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    Twitter retro mascot poll thing. UCF old mascot vs Tennessee old mascot
     
  16. seanofthedead86

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    Something about his record and offensive rankings. I told him I thought it was a dull and uninspiring hire and that Heupel's success was riding in the coattails of scott frost he didn't buy it. I think the past 10+ years of constant disappoint have scarred him.
     
  17. pnk$krtcrÿnästÿ

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    Yeah college football used to be awesome
     
  18. MG2

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    Is UT hiring Al Washington as DC? Saw a few rumors that he was the target a few days ago but haven't seen anything since. That's a really interesting move to me for everyone involved whether he takes it or not.
     
  19. Jack Parkman

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    like this one better

     
  20. Cornelius Suttree

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    this seems like a solid addition. Heard really good things about him from his time at NC Central

     
  21. Jack Parkman

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  22. FadeMe

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    Landed some big recruits for us during his tenure. Recruiting hasn’t been as strong the last 2-3 years. His coaching style doesn’t fit every kid. He’s old school and hard nosed. The kids that can handle him and buy in usually turn into good players.
     
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  23. Chipper>Jeter

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    Best thing they have done so far. He was a beast recruiter for them the last time they were good many years ago.
     
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  24. John McGuirk

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    Good hire
     
  25. 34

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  27. orangebl00d

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    served under Butch at Central Michigan & Cincinnati
     
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  28. 34

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    Very underwhelming hire. He may have been co-DC in title, but he didn’t call any plays. Hell, he was probably 3rd in command behind Pry and Smith. Our safeties were always the biggest issue during his tenure here.

    Who knows, maybe it’ll work out. But I feel like there was at least 10 better options for you guys
     
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  29. CUgator

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    at least 10 probably said no
     
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  30. BudKilmer

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    I’d take Shane Beamer’s staff over what Heupel has put together
     
  31. Jake Scott

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    I'd have hired Gus and Co over this bunch, personally.
     
  32. bigpig

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    I think we all know it won't.
     
  33. Gaknight

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    Even the deranged UCF fans on twitter mad about Gus would take him over Heupel
     
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    Would have been better off with Schiano. As DC.
     
  35. Jimmy the Saint

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    Banks coached up Jaquan Brisker into a 1st team PFF AA this season. Heupel was probably impressed by that.
     
  36. MG2

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    Banks might not be a great hire for UT, but PSU has lost a lot of really good assistants and recruiters over the last 3-4 years. Banks was a pretty good recruiter in Detroit, and they seemed to be leaning on that more after all the other losses hurt them elsewhere. They also lost Bowen to the Jags.
     
  37. construxboy

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    We're like the Alabama of the Big Ten I guess.
     
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  38. Jack Parkman

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  39. spagett

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    Golesh as OC!?
     
  40. Gaknight

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    Same thing he was at UCF. Huepel calls plays
     
  41. southlick

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    Banks, who had spent the past five seasons at Penn State's safeties coach and co-defensive coordinator, received a three-year deal that's worth $1.3 million in the first contract year, before increasing to $1.4 million and $1.5 million in subsequent years.
     
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  42. TC

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    Tim Banks, indeed
     
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  44. Gaknight

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    Sucked with us. We had good talent(Richie Grant and Aaron Robinson projected high in the draft) but our entire D was a mess.
     
  45. fuxstockings

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  46. Z

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    He sucks everywhere.
     
  47. Boo MFer!

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  48. Fran Tarkenton

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    this is basically my dream mock offseason for Tennessee
     
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  49. Jake Scott

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    How did we get so lucky for it to be the case with Auburn as well?