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Multiple sources are reporting that Tennessee is finalizing a deal to make Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano the next head coach of the Volunteers.

Schiano, who was the head coach at Rutgers and then the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, would replace Butch Jones who was fired two weeks ago. Per ESPN:

Tennessee is finalizing a contract with Greg Schiano to name him their new head coach, a source confirmed to ESPN.

The news was first reported by USA Today Sports.

Schiano, 51, is currently the defensive coordinator at Ohio State.

Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said: "I know he was contacted. That's all I know at this point."

Schiano has previous head coaching experience, having coached in the NFL for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and at the college level for Rutgers.
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