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Dooley (15-21) ousted by Vols

Posted: November 19, 2012 at 3:50 a.m.

Derek Dooley (center) was fired as Tennessee’s head football coach with one game remaining in his third season. Dooley (15-21) never had a winning season, going 6-7, 5-7 and 4-7. Offensive coordinator Jim Chaney will coach the Volunteers in their final regular-season game Saturday against Kentucky.

Derek Dooley (center) was fired as Tennessee’s head football coach with one game remaining in his third season. Dooley (15-21) never had a winning season, going 6-7, 5-7 and 4-7. Offensive coordinator Jim Chaney will coach the Volunteers in their final regular-season game Saturday against Kentucky.

Tennessee Athletic Director Dave Hart has no doubt that Derek Dooley improved the Volunteers’ football program after inheriting a difficult situation three years ago.

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Sports, Pages 20 on 11/19/2012

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