breaking news

PHOTO: Car smashes into McDonald’s west of Boynton

Report: Jeremy Pruitt to hire Georgia assistant Kevin Sherrer as Tennessee defensive coordinator


Jeremy Pruitt is in his first day as Tennessee’s coach, but he’s reportedly already found the Vols’ next defensive coordinator. According to a report from Sports Illustrated’s Bruce Feldman, Georgia OLB coach Kevin Sherrer will lead the Vols defense in 2018.

SOURCE: #UGA OLB coach Kevin Sherrer is expected to be the #Vols new DC under Jeremy Pruitt. In addition, Tracy Rocker and Chris Rumph are expected to join that D-staff. Lots of good experience there, especially in the SEC.

— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) December 7, 2017

In addition to Sherrer, Feldman says Tracy Rocker and Chris Rumph will be on staff. Rocker is the Bulldogs’ defensive line coach and Rumph was Florida’s D-line coach.

These hires would add to previous reports about Pruitt’s offensive staff and give Tennessee a great chance to have a good recruiting period before early signing day on Dec. 20.

Update:  Per Brett McMurphy, Sherrer will be the new defensive coordinator at Tennessee. Bruce Feldman had the first report of the news.

The post Report: Jeremy Pruitt to hire Georgia assistant Kevin Sherrer as Tennessee defensive coordinator appeared first on SEC Country.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

Florida Atlantic RB Kerrith Whyte may miss time after Achilles injury
Florida Atlantic RB Kerrith Whyte may miss time after Achilles injury

FAU reserve running back and key kick returner Kerrith Whyte is currently in a walking boot after suffering a “minor” Achilles injury, sources told The Post this weekend. It is not known at this time when Whyte — a rising junior who holds the program record for the longest rushing touchdown (82 yards) and who scored the first kickoff-return...
DeAndre Ayton, Tra Holder on Oscar Robertson Trophy midseason watch list
DeAndre Ayton, Tra Holder on Oscar Robertson Trophy midseason watch list

Two Pac-12 basketball players are on the Oscar Robertson Trophy midseason watch list. U.S. Basketball Writers Association will name the recipient of the Oscar Robertson Trophy on Mar. 30. The award is presented to college basketball’s national player of the year. Fourteen players are on the midseason watch list including...
Michigan State football hires former OC Don Treadwell to unique assistant role
Michigan State football hires former OC Don Treadwell to unique assistant role

Michigan State football is bringing back former offensive coordinator Don Treadwell as an assistant who will serve in multiple roles, the program announced Monday. Treadwell’s role is a unique one. From Michigan State’s release: “Treadwell will assist coaching defensive backs and special teams while also helping as an...
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley making all the right moves on and off field
Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley making all the right moves on and off field

Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley is one of the brightest football minds in the business. Perhaps his best quality is understanding that he needs help to win national title. Riley hired Georgia tight ends coach and special teams coordinator Shane Beamer as an assistant head coach and offensive assistant on his staff. Beamer...
Baker Mayfield to arrive late to Senior Bowl activities
Baker Mayfield to arrive late to Senior Bowl activities

Former Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield will be fashionably late to the activities ahead of the Reese’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. According to Chris Mortensen, family matters in Austin are keeping the 2017 Heisman winner from arriving to Mobile on Monday, though he hopes to attend the North team practice Tuesday afternoon...
More Stories