That included a 14-24 record against SEC competition. After a 50-17 laugher at the hands of the Missouri Tigers, they've finally done it.
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.
As bad as the season has gone, UT still has a slim chance at bowl eligibility; it must win both its remaining games.
The next man up will be the fifth head football coach in Knoxville in the last 11 seasons.
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Brady Hoke is expected to be named as interim coach. He can certainly provide a steadying hand, drawing on previous head coaching experience at Ball State, San Diego State and MI. That placed Tennessee 0-6 in the conference and 4-6 overall. Hoke was serving as the defensive line coach at Tennessee and was the head coach at MI before Jim Harbaugh.
Butch Jones has been on the hot seat for several weeks with Tennessee, and it appears the Vols have finally made a decision to move in another direction. Jones went 34-27 during his tenure. On Sunday Morning he notified his team that he will no longer be coaching at Tennessee.
The 59-year-old Hoke has head coaching experience at Ball State (six years), San Diego State (two years) and MI (four years), and after his dismissal at MI after the 2014 season, Hoke was out of coaching for a year before spending the 2016 season as Oregon's defensive coordinator. The Vols also have never lost eight games in a season.