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Tennessee fires Pruitt, 9 others for ‘serious' NCAA issues

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC Sports

The Tennessee football program is starting over yet again, this time after coach Jeremy Pruitt and nine others were fired Monday for cause when an internal investigation found what the university chancellor called “serious violations of NCAA rules.”
Chancellor Donde Plowman said Pruitt was responsible for overseeing the program. Tennessee has been conducting an internal investigation since a tip Nov. 13 into allegations of recruiting violations.
Also fired were two assistants and seven members of the recruiting and support staff.
“While the investigation is continuing the information...
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