official announcement is expected later Monday
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(ESPN) – Tennessee has fired head football coach Jeremy Pruitt after a weeks-long investigation into potential recruiting violations in the program, sources told ESPN on Monday.
An official announcement is expected later Monday, and it wasn’t immediately clear whether Pruitt will be paid any of the more than $12 million he is owed under the terms of his contract.
Additionally, athletic director Phillip Fulmer, a Hall of Fame coach, plans to retire after leading the athletic department for more than three years, sources said.
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