Every move of a Tennessee coaching search that is already infamous

On Nov. 12, then-Tennessee athletic director John Currie stood at a podium and read from prepared notes as he announced the firing of football coach Butch Jones.

It was a reluctant move for the first-year Vols AD. While most fans had wanted Jones out since a 41-0 loss to Georgia on Sept. 30, Currie stood by Jones, giving the fifth-year coach every opportunity to save his job. But after a 50-17 loss to Missouri, which dropped Tennessee to 0-6 in SEC play, Currie had to pull the plug.

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