Report: Greg Schiano seeking buyout from Tennessee after deal falls through

Tennessee reportedly had a deal in place to make Ohio State DC its new head coach on Sunday afternoon, but now multiple reports say that agreement is off.

However, things were apparently advanced enough that Schiano’s camp is looking for compensation from Tennessee for calling off the deal. That’s according to a report from Footballscoop.com.

That would be virtually unprecedented in terms of coaching searches, but so was the backlash that Tennessee fans unleashed after the news of Schiano’s hiring leaked on Sunday.

There were complaints and threats from fans, former players, media and even members of the state government. There was one particularly pointed protest to Schiano’s hiring, referencing the Schiano’s alleged knowledge of the Jerry Sandusky scandal when he worked for Penn State from 1991-95.

Tennessee’s coaching search will march on from here.

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