Butch Jones' time as Tennessee football coach is over

Butch Jones fired by Tennessee

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.

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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.

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