Vols' head coaching debuts since Neyland

Vols' head coaching debuts since Neyland

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Vols' head coaching debuts since Neyland

Jeremy Pruitt is set to debut his Tennessee head coaching career Sept. 1 at 3:30 p.m. in Charlotte against West Virginia.

Looking back, here are other UT head coaching debuts.

Butch Jones — 2013: Tennessee 45 Austin Peay 0 (Knoxville)

2013

The Jackson Sun, Sept. 1, 2013

 

Derek Dooley — 2010: Tennessee 50 UT Martin 0 (Knoxville)

2010

The Tennessean, Sept. 5, 2010

 

Lane Kiffin — 2009: Tennessee 63 Western Kentucky 7 (Knoxville)

2009

The Tennessean, Sept. 6, 2009

 

Phillip Fulmer — 1993: No. 10 Tennessee 50 Louisiana Tech 0 (Knoxville; full-time head coach); 1992: No. 22 Tennessee 38 Southwestern Louisiana 3 (Knoxville; interim head coach)

1993

Associated Press, Sept. 5, 1993

1992

The Tennessean, Sept. 6, 1992

 

Johnny Majors — 1977: California 27 Tennessee 17 (Knoxville)

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Published as The Knoxville News-Sentinel) - September 11, 1977

Knoxville News-Sentinel, Sept. 11, 1977

 

Bill Battle — 1970: Tennessee 28 SMU 3 (Knoxville)

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Published as The Knoxville News-Sentinel) - September 20, 1970

Knoxville News-Sentinel, Sept. 20, 1970

 

Doug Dickey — 1964: Tennessee 10 Chattanooga 6 (Knoxville)

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Published as The Knoxville News-Sentinel) - September 20, 1964

Knoxville News-Sentinel, Sept. 20, 1964

 

Jim McDonald — 1963: Tennessee 34 Richmond 6 (Knoxville)

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Published as The Knoxville News-Sentinel) - September 22, 1963

Knoxville News-Sentinel, Sept. 22, 1963

 

Bowden Wyatt — 1955: Mississippi State 13 Tennessee 7 (Knoxville)

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Published as The Knoxville News-Sentinel) - September 25, 1955

Knoxville News-Sentinel, Sept. 25, 1955

 

Harvey Robinson — 1953: Mississippi State 26 No. 17 Tennessee 0 (Knoxville)

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Published as The Knoxville News-Sentinel) - September 27, 1953

Knoxville News-Sentinel, Sept. 27, 1953

 

John Barnhill — 1941: Tennessee 32 Furman 6 (Knoxville)

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Published as The Knoxville News-Sentinel) - September 21, 1941

Knoxville News-Sentinel, Sept. 21, 1941

 

W.H. Britton — 1935: Tennessee 20 Southwestern 0 (Knoxville)

Knoxville News-Sentinel (Published as The Knoxville News-Sentinel) - September 29, 1935

Knoxville News-Sentinel, Sept. 29, 1935

 

Robert Neyland — 1926: Tennessee 13 Carson-Newman 0 (Knoxville)

1926

The Tennessean, Sept. 26, 1926

 

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