Report: ‘Increasing pressure’ from big Tennessee boosters to force out Vols AD John Currie

Sports Illustrated’s Bruce Feldman is reporting that there’s “increasing pressure” to try to force out Tennessee athletic director John Currie after the Greg Schiano development.

On Monday, Feldman used Twitter to quote an unnamed Tennessee source that told him “this is such a hot mess.” On Sunday, the Vols appeared close to hiring the Ohio State defensive coordinator before massive fan backlash forced the deal to fall through.

Currie, who arrived from Kansas State, was named Tennessee’s athletic director in February. The Vols finished 4-8 this season, which included the firing of Butch Jones after a loss to Missouri on Nov. 11.

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