In what seems like the longest 3 weeks in the history of the Tennessee Volunteers we finally have a coach! After the rumors and offers of Jon Gruden, Charlie Strong, Mike Gundy, Rich Rodriguez, Hue Jackson, Bo Pelini, James Franklin, Al Golden, Larry Fedora, and probably dozens of others, the Vols have decided on Cincinnati’s Butch Jones. Butch brings a 50-27 record to Knoxville after stops in Central Michigan and Cincinnati. Which to be completely honest is far better than Derek Dooley brought to Knoxville with him.
Here is a good indication that he is not Dooley:
I don’t have a great handle on how good of a read of how great of a recruiter Jones is. However the reaction from the national media has been largely positive.
The first edition of Butchisms will come after today’s 2:30 presser.