KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Tennessee Volunteers have made a coaching change following a 34-7 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday.
Tennessee co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach Jimmy Brumbaugh has been relieved of his coaching duties, a Tennessee Athletics spokesperson confirmed Monday. Brumbaugh joined the staff before the 2020 season after stints at Colorado, Maryland and Kentucky.
The Vols snapped their 17-game win-streak at Neyland against Kentucky that dated back to 1984 after falling to the Wildcats 34-7 on Saturday. The loss brings the the Vols’ record to 2-2 with a game against No. 2 Alabama next on the schedule.
Tennessee Head Coach Jeremy Pruitt also confirmed following the game that the university has been fined an undisclosed amount for violating COVID-19 protocols.
- Lady Vols improve to 2-0 on the season with 67-50 victory over ETSU
- Vols linebacker Kivon Bennett dismissed from team after being arrested on drugs, weapons charges on UT’s campus
- Vols hoops’ season opener scheduled for Dec. 9 against UT Martin after canceling first 4 games due to COVID-19
- Vols need to find production on offense as No. 6 Florida is coming to town
- Coronavirus Tennessee: Vols have ‘about 16’ players in quarantine, two positive cases