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Gruden tells Tennessee no thanks

Evan Woodbery, Knoxville News Sentinel • Nov 30, 2012 at 12:06 PM

Former NFL coach Jon Gruden has told Tennessee he is not interested in pursuing the Vols’ vacant head coaching job, a source close to the UT search told the News Sentinel this morning.

The source, who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said a report today in the Chattanooga Times Free Press that Gruden had been offered the job was not accurate.

Gruden, who won a Super Bowl 10 years ago as head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is in his fourth season as a commentator for Monday Night Football, where he is one of ESPN’s star personalities.

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