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After 5 seasons of being the Head Coach of The Tennessee Volunteers , Butch Jones has been dismissed as Head coach for the Volunteers.
Tennessee AD John Currie made the move after a embarrassing 50-17 loss to Missouri on Saturday , as of right now , the Volunteers Record is 0-6 in the SEC East Division.
John Currie said that Jones and his family have “poured their heart and soul into this Tennessee football program and the Knoxville community.” He also announced that defensive line coach Brady Hoke will be the interim head coach for the final games of the 2017 season.
Butch Jones will be paid a buyout of $8,257,580.00. The sum will be paid in monthly installments through February 2021.
Former Michigan Head Coach Brady Hoke will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season
Jones finishes his time in Tennessee with a 34-27 overall and 14-24 in the SEC over five seasons. He led the Vols to bowl victories each of the last three years.
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