It is being reported that Jon Gruden has officially turned down the University of Tennessee head coaching position.
Rumors surrounded the search that Gruden was going to leave the Monday Night Football booth for Rocky Top but Jimmy Hyams, Afternoon host on The Sports Animal in Knoxville, tweeted out that athletic director Dave Hart will move on with the search.
Vols fans heads will hang a little lower today because of this decision but names like Miami’s Al Golden, North Carolina’s Larry Fedora, Louisville’s Charlie Strong, and even FSU’s Jimbo Fisher are still out there.
Gruden was no doubt the #1 pick in the minds of the Big Orange Nation. Only time will tell who Hart has his focus on now but expect a decision sometime next week.
In an earlier story, I came up with a list of potential UT candidates and had Gruden’s chances at a zero. – Read Here
By Game Reporter @Bada_Bingham