RB coach Robert Gillespie, Vols decide to part ways

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Tennessee has another coaching vacancy to fill in its football program.

Running backs coach Robert Gillespie and Tennessee mutually decided to part ways, a source told SEC Country's Mike Griffith on Tuesday. 

Gillespie was the only coach to carry over from Butch Jones' coaching staff. He coached Tennessee running backs for all five years Jones was in Knoxville. He was promoted to assistant head coach in 2015.

The search to replace Gillespie is already underway.

Gillespie played running back at the University of Florida.


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