Butch Jones' time as Tennessee football coach is over

Drew Lock's 31 touchdown passes are the most of any Football Bowl Subdivision player.	 AP

Numerous reports Sunday morning say Jones was sacked; Fox Sports' Bruce Feldman was the first to report it. GN's Jimmy Hyams says Jones was offered the opportunity to coach the final two games but declined.

Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports reported on Sunday that Jones has informed his staff he is being let go.

According to multiple media reports, Butch Jones has been relieved of head coaching duties at the University of Tennessee.

The move comes after a blowout loss to Missouri on Saturday.

Brady Hoke, who spent four mostly unsuccessful years as the head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, is getting another shot at running things for a college football team. Tennessee, 4-6 overall and 0-6 in the SEC, in danger of missing a bowl game for the first time since 2013, Jones' first season.

Jones was hired December 5th, 2012 and was the 24th head football coach in school history.

Victim of revenge porn? Facebook wants you to send in your nudes
The ABC reports one in five women in Australia between the ages of 18 and 45 have been victims of "image-based abuse". If the same photo is uploaded then it will thwart the same and prevent it from distribution.

If Tennessee wanted to wait until after the season to make a coaching change, the football team's lack of success made that an increasingly hard choice.

Two weeks prior, Tennessee had dropped a game at Kentucky, their second loss to the team in 33 years.

Jones was just 3-9 in his past 12 SEC games dating to last season.

The Vols' late-season fade in 2016 turned up the heat on Jones.

Brady Hoke will serve as interim head coach for the rest of season. He can certainly provide a steadying hand, drawing on previous head coaching experience at Ball State, San Diego State and MI.

Tennessee's Interm Head Coach Is? And now, the football program is looking for its fourth head coach in nine years.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Loftus-Cheek eyeing World Cup
Nov 12, 2017 - 00:23
He made some fine saves between the sticks, though he got social media talking following his pin-point distribution. The 20-year-old has previously played for the Under-16s through to the Under-21s.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Brazilian GP: Mercedes dominate practice sessions
Nov 12, 2017 - 00:23
Hamilton reacted to the incident on twitter and called on the FIA to review the safety procedures surrounding the event. In a statement, Mercedes said, "Valuables were stolen but everybody is safe and uninjured which is the main thing".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top TMNT Joins The Injustice 2 Roster
Nov 12, 2017 - 00:20
Atom will be available for early access on December 12th before being joined by Enchantress in January and the TMNT in February. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today officially announced the details for Fighter Pack 3 for Injustice 2 .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive, much work remains
Nov 11, 2017 - 00:22
Canada, which has the second biggest economy among remaining TPP countries after Japan, had said it wanted to ensure an agreement that would protect jobs.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Some Pixel 2 XL Users Are Reporting An Unusual Screen Flashing Issue
Nov 10, 2017 - 00:22
The issue was first brought to light by a Pixel 2 XL user Cynthia O in the Pixel User Community forums. Shut my screen off one time and from there on kept happening.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Flight Diverted When Wife Uncovers Husband's Affair
Nov 08, 2017 - 00:21
The family had boarded the plane at Doha and did not have an Indian visa and were therefore kept in the detention centre. The commotion on the Bali to Doha flight started after she found incriminating information on his phone while he slept.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Twitter outsmarted! Two Germans post 35000-character tweet
Nov 08, 2017 - 00:19
Not everyone was using the extra space: Only 5 percent of tweets were longer than 140 characters and just 2 percent went over 190. Only 5pc of Tweets sent were longer than 140 characters and only 2pc were over 190 characters.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple iOS 11.1 causing trouble for many users
Nov 07, 2017 - 00:20
After that, you are required to type an upper-case "I" character for the phrase and a lower-case "i" character for the shortcut . You can address iOS 11's bug by enabling the Quick Type suggestions (those three boxes with words that appear as you're typing).

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Took a lot of time to sign `Padmavati, reveals Ranveer Singh
Nov 07, 2017 - 00:19
Deepika also wanted to celebrate the fact that her song Ghoomar from Padmavati has been garnering praises from all over. She was finishing some patchwork but he asked her to attend the event and complete her shoot after that.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bantamweight title: Cody Garbrandt vs
Nov 07, 2017 - 00:17
Dillashaw showcased his patented feints and movement in the early exchanges while Garbrandt found home with his counter-punching. Dillashaw would take some momentum back with a big head kick that dropped the champion! Congratulations [to Garbrandt], man.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jimmy Fallon's mother, Gloria, passed away: 'Jimmy was at his mother's bedside'
Nov 06, 2017 - 00:19
I think there was like a thing where everyone wanted to be a nun.' Our hearts and thoughts go Gloria's family and friends. The Tonight Show will remain dark this week as Jimmy Fallon mourns the loss of his mother, TVLine has confirmed .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Announces Sudden Resignation
Nov 06, 2017 - 00:16
Iran said on Saturday that the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri would create tension in Lebanon and the region. Hariri had said there was a plot to kill him, and accused Hezbollah and its Iranian backers of sowing strife in the Arab world.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 3 killed in stampede in Bihar's Begusarai
Nov 06, 2017 - 00:14
No official confirmation on the number of casualties has been made as of yet, however, the number of deceased is expected to rise. Singhal said, "We will reach a final conclusion only after the post-mortem reports arrive".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Cyclones ranked No. 15 in CFP poll
Nov 05, 2017 - 00:57
Instead, it's been Jake Fromm who's taken the keys to the offense, leading the Bulldogs to six straight wins by 25 points or more. Penn State and TCU are next on the list despite each having a loss, with undefeated Wisconsin and Miami round out the top 10.

Rafael Nadal Withdraws From Paris Masters
Nov 05, 2017 - 00:55
Zverev, who has won two ATP Masters 1000 titles this season as Nadal did, recorded a comfortable 6-3 win in the first set. The way that I am today I do not see myself playing three more matches. "It's extra motivation to me", said Del Potro.